Schedule: Mon – Fri
Growing up, Ilya wanted to play drums as long as he remembers himself. with over 15yrs of experience now, he has been trained professionally by some of Sacramento’s top professors. His experience is diverse, covering styles from jazz and pop, to gospel and classical percussion. As for teaching style, Ilya is all about technique, musicality, professionalism, and motivation. He believes it is the key to success and long-term career. His influences range from drummers like John Jr Robinson, Vinnie Colaiuta, Buddy Rich, Steve Gadd, and Eric Moore. He is an extremely passionate teacher and is committed to building strong foundations for his students.
Dom received a Degree in Music Composition from American River College where he studied under Jazz Pianist Dr. Joe Gilman. He spent time as a Music Theory tutor for ARC’s Music Department before becoming a Music Teacher and Band Director for the San Juan Unified School District. He has played all over the Sacramento area in many contexts and is currently teaching private lessons.
Kit: TAMA Starclassic
1. 5×14 2002 DW Collector’s Series All-Maple Shell Snare Drum
2. 8×12 Rack Tom
3. 14×14 Floor Tom
4. 16×18 Bass drum
1. 20″ Paiste Signature Series Dry Ride
2. 18″ Paiste Signature Series Full Crash
3. 14″ Paiste Signature Series Medium Hi-Hat
Heads: Aquarian Modern Vintage
Hardware: Dw 7000 series
Sticks: VicFirth 5A Barrel, & VicFirth Heritage Brushes
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