Fernando Garcia & Behique
Born in San Juan and raised in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, García studied guitar at the extension program of the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico and drumset at Micheo Music Academy, while later receiving a bachelor’s degree in Música Popular from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico. Furthermore, he was awarded the Juan Luis Guerra Scholarship to complete a master’s degree in Contemporary Performance at Berklee College of Music, Valencia, Spain. Currently, he is finishing a second master’s degree in music education at Teachers College Columbia University.
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceIn a recent performance with my group: Behique, maestro John Benitez was filling in for Dan on the bass. He just brought so much energy that we all raised our playing levels and the crowd was loving it!
What Drives Your Creativity?Listening to other great groups and drummers whether its an album or live.
Why do you choose Vic Firth?Vic Firth has the consistency in its products that I need to play at my best level.