Well versed in many styles of music, Jarryd Wark has spent the last twenty years studying, playing, and teaching drums. Jarryd is a graduate from Berklee College of Music in Boston, with a bachelors degree in professional music. He has studied with the likes of Dave DiCenso, Mike Mangini, Ralph Peterson, Jon Hazilla, and many other notable drummers and artists. He is experienced in playing rock/pop, funk, jazz, blues, metal, and reggae. Jarryd is the Director and lead instructor for drums, EMP, and DJ at EA School of Music, located in Park City, Utah.
His approach to understanding drum set focuses on both exposing one’s self to, and experiencing as much of the drumming and musical world as possible, in order to apply a mix of concepts, techniques, and vocabulary to create a truly unique and expressive voice on the instrument.