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Dave Coleman

Snare Drum


Fredericton, NB






Solo Lessons, Band Instruction



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<li><p class="font_8">Drumming experience in all grade levels of competitive pipe bands.</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Certified ACPBA drumming judge, 1980</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) Level 6 Certificate in Scottish Pipe Band Drumming (2018)</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Snare Drumming Assessor, Piping and Drumming Qualifications Board (PDQB), 2019</p></li>
<p class="font_8">Scope of Practice:</p>
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<li><p class="font_8">Has developed a comprehensive program for teaching at all levels</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Specializes in teaching intermediate level drummers</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Available to teach individuals and band workshops in person or online</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Custom music composition</p></li>


Over the past 50 years, David Coleman has played in four Grade 1 pipe bands, led two different Grade 2 pipe band drum corps, and instructed individual drummers at all levels. He has led bands at every grade level from Grade 5 to Grade 2, and has conducted  in-person and online workshops for both individual drummers and full drum corps.

Dave has played for many years in Atlantic Canada with the Fredericton Society of St. Andrew Pipe Band organization and its entry-level Academy, and currently competes with the College of Piping Pipe Band (Grade 3) in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, under the direction of his son, Chris.

A qualified drumming adjudicator in Atlantic Canada since 1980, he has judged solo and band competitions across Eastern Canada and in the USA, and earned his accreditation as a Pipe Band Snare Drumming Assessor with the Piping and Drumming Qualifications Board (PDQB) in Scotland in 2019.

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