Mr Glen Rodgers, Drum Set and Scottish Pipe Band
Drum Set (Rock–Jazz) & Scottish Pipe Band Rudimental Drumming
Advanced Certificate in Drumming, RSPBA
Mr Rodgers has a twenty-five year career as a local and international drumming educator, gaining recognition for his work in 2015, when he was named in the International Modern Drummer Magazine World Drum Teachers list. In 2017 he won an International on-line drumming competition hosted by world-renowned drummer Dom Famularo, and later that year performed live on stage with former Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney, as part of his Mt Smart Stadium concert.
Throughout his tenure at the College, Mr Rodgers has inspired student successes at the highest levels of NCEA, produced award-winning Jazz musicians, regional Pipe Band drum-line champions, national Smokefree Rockquest winners, as well as student selection for both the National Youth Orchestra and National Youth Pipe Band.
Mr Rodgers is a former NZ Pipe Band drumming champion and current RNZPBA national examiner and adjudicator. He performs regularly as a drummer in stage show productions and is well-known within the Saint Kentigern community for producing a spine-tingling drum fanfare alongside his students in the College Pipe Band.