Meet Our Drum Teacher

Houston native Troy Nicar is one of Houston’s most experienced drummers and sought-after drum teachers. Troy has been teaching and performing for over 25 years.

Troy holds a degree in music education and is an alumnus of Sam Houston State in Huntsville, Texas.

Being extremely versatile on his instrument, Troy has performed all styles of music throughout his many years of performing. He has played in country bands (including Brian Black’s band), classic rock bands, straight-ahead jazz groups, blues bands (Low Down Brown), R&B bands (Green Onions), marching bands, and Classical symphonic bands. With all this experience, Troy is well versed in all styles of drumming and music.

Troy is an equally versatile drum teacher. Troy feels at home teaching students of all ages and all goals. Troy enjoys teaching a wide range of students. Whether he or she is a young child starting with the basics of music reading, a seasoned professional needing to work on his chops, or someone just wanting to play for fun, Troy knows the correct teaching approach and how to keep students motivated.

Troy has produced numerous first chair percussionists in local middle school and high school bands and has taught high-profile locals such as KPRC news anchor, Dominique Sachse.

Since Troy is independent of Tempo School of Music, please follow the link below to find out about times, fees, and locations…

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