Eric Drake



Eric Drake

Instrument: Percussion

Member Since: 2017

Occupation: Percussion Director Mascoutah High School

Mentors & Musical Heroes: Dr. Jeremy Brown, Sgt. Mike Correa, Evan Hinds, Nathaniel Lewis

Favorite Brass Band Piece: Horizons - Paul Lovatt-Cooper



Biography:

Eric moved to the St. Louis area from Riverside, CA to pursue his BA in Music Education from McKendree University. During his time at McKendree, he participated in numerous ensembles including Jazz Band, Jazz Combo, Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Bearcat Marching Band, Choir, and Musical Theater. While he didn't finish his degree, he plans to return and complete it in the future. Eric currently serves as the Percussion Director at Mascoutah High School where he was brought on in August of 2016.