About Chris

Primary Instrument: Drums and Percussion (Beginner to Advanced)

Also Teaches:
Guitar (Beginner to Intermediate)
Piano (Beginner)
Sound Recording (Beginner to Advanced)

Lessons are available in Kennett Square and West Chester, PA.

Chris Cotter has been a full time music instructor since 1996 and has been a valuable educator at Pro-Musica Studio & Taylors Music Store during that time.  As a professional musician from the greater Philadelphia area, he has spent his life studying and performing music with many ensembles.  Cotter prides himself on being a well rounded drummer integrating Rock, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Funk, and Latin Styles into his playing.  Chris Cotter’s intensity and enthusiasm for live original music creates an explosive performance at every show.

Chris has studied diverse drumming, musical styles, and techniques with Greg Zeller, Fred Biondi, Tom Palmer, Michael Lauren, Memo Acevedo, Kim Plainsfield, Guy Licata, and Frank Kats.  
Currently he continues his instruction with Dom Famularo (Long Island, NY) for Technique and Advanced Drum set studies, and Marc Jacoby (West Chester, PA) for Harmonic Music Theory.

When he’s not on the drums Chris stays active in the musical community acting as a voting member in the
Philadelphia Chapter of the Grammy Awards as well as owning and operating a successful record label/video company in West Chester PA.  He has extensive experience recording in many of the area’s professional studio’s.

Chris continues to gig locally with many artists as well as his original band WaveRadio.

Chris Cotter is endorsed by Vic Firth and Sabian Cymbals.

Read more about what Chris has going on through his sites!

www.TribeSound.com – Record Label / Video Production
www.Collabajam.com – Free Musician Collaboration Platform
www.WaveRadioMusic.com – Chris’ Original Band