Thursday, June 30, 2011

Drum Lessons with NICK APIVOR

Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2011 

Check out our Drum Lesson with Nick Apivor.  He`s Super Talented and a Fabulous Teacher!

Nick Apivor is an "Alchemist of Sound" Playing Vibes, Marimba, Piano, Congas, and a Plethora of Percussion Instruments. 

Nick received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Victoria in 1986, studying with Sal Ferreras. In the Classical/New Music World he has played with the Victoria Symphony, Vancouver Island Symphony, The Drosera Ensemble, and recorded with Grammy nominated composer, Paul Dolden. As a Jazz Vibraphonist, he has performed with the N.O.W. Orchestra, Out of the Woods, Mimosa and many other groups.

Nick has played in over 35 music Theatre Productions, including The Vancouver Playhouse’s 2008 production of The Drowsy Chaperone and their successful 2009 Canadian Tour of this show which ran at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

For the past 15 years, Nick has immersed himself in a variety of Latin Musical Styles, performing and recording with Juno-Nominated Rumba Calzada, Ache Brazil, The World Jive Big Band, John Gilliat Group, and many others.

He has also performed with the Canadian Tenors, Saxophonist Kenny G., Legendary Singer Petula Clark, and the Great Persian Vocalist, Dariush. 

Note from Nick`s Facebook Page:
I'm teaching a number of week-long World Drumming Classes at Douglas College this summer. We did this last year and it was very successful and a lot of fun! Anyone interested please call Douglas College 604-527-5469 or email me and I can send you the registration form and answer any questions. Thanks.

Contact Info:
phone: 604-689-8435(home)
phone: 778-838-8423 (cell)
email: nickapivor{at}

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