Sunday, September 12, 2010

Updated BIO

Tessa Gutierrez has been teaching orchestral percussion and a variety of drumming styles since 1989. She has played and performed since the age of 5 with a variety of orchestras, concert bands, samba bands, marching bands, and rock bands.

All Tessa’s 100 students are members of their school band program or a community ensemble. Through her inspirational teaching they have won numerous music scholarships, receiving accolades in external music examinations, Eisteddfods and Solo competitions at State, National and International levels. Tessa’s graduate students have completed Degrees and are now successful percussion educators and performers.

Currently, Tessa performs with North West Wind Ensemble. In this excerpt from Dance Movements, she is playing glockenspiel.


  1. Cool Blog:)
    Ella and Louis

  2. Thanks Ella and Louis - I'm looking forward to reading about your single paradiddle PB:)

  3. Love, love, LOOOVE the pic! Really great touch. I wish there wasn't a word limit to the bio, because I actually liked the original - it was inspiring!

  4. Thank you bokehlicious!!!
    Your comment is much appreciated :)

  5. This is a awsome blog and I think the pics are awsome.
    By Isabella

  6. Thanks for your comment Isabella - I'll be putting up a few posts each week, so make sure you come back again :)