In response to COVID-19, Byron is now available to teach lessons online. Please contact him for more information.
Byron Johnson-Blanchard teaches drum set and percussion lessons. He holds an AAS degree in percussion performance from McNally Smith College of Music. With nearly a decade of teaching and performance experience, Byron merges college level music theory with knowledge acquired on the job. Lessons with Byron are structured, fun, and can be tailored to the student’s interests and needs. He teaches students of all ages. When he isn’t teaching, you can find him playing with his band Amethyst 3, a collaborative jazz group called Silverback Trio, and numerous other musical projects.
Byron currently teaches at multiple locations around the Twin Cities. In home lessons may be available based on location and scheduling.
Mainstreet Music – Elk River
Glen Lake Music Studios – Minnetonka
Performance Music Lessons – Coon Rapids