Peter remembers the exact date of his game-changing moment: February 19th, 2009!
While going into the business side of music for several years, Peter decided in 2008 he wanted to devote more time behind the kit. While at a Sam Ash, Peter was approached by the drum manager and was asked to be in a clinic with Dom Famularo and other well-known clinicians!
After struggling to decide what he wanted to do for the clinic, he ultimately decided to talk about the classic method books. Peter described how he likes to take every exercise and apply a variation to help with hand and feet independence. The clinic went over so well that several people asked for Peter to do a solo clinic at Sam Ash!
In celebration of Vic Firth Company's 50th anniversary, we've spent an entire year celebrating Game-Changing Moments in drumming -- including yours! To everyone who shared a story with us this year, thank you! Drumming is a shared experience and we are all brothers and sisters! Your stories have inspired us to continue making the best sticks possible and to continue changing the game for drummers everywhere.
We received thousands of amazing stories this year. Although it was difficult to choose only one story, we're happy to announce that Joe Russomano is our grand prize winner in the Game-Changing Moments contest!Read Joe's Story