Dave Stark has been playing music since the age of 5 and has been teaching Drum Set for over 35 years. In addition to teaching all levels of Drum Set education, Dave is an author and sought after clinician. His teaching career includes clinics at Berklee, The Collective School of Music, MI and music venues/schools around the world.
Dave grew up in NY where he studied with some of the world’s top drummers and teachers including Jim Chapin, Gary Chaffee, Frankie Malabe and many others. He attended Berklee College of Music on scholarship and upon leaving he returned to NYC where his playing and teaching professionally thrived.
Dave is an artist and endorser of the following companies who have all recognized his commitment to Drum Set education: Sabian, Yamaha, Evans, Vic Firth, Prologix Percussion, and Solomon Mics. He is a current member of the PAS Education Committee, a former member of the Drum Set Committee and is the Florida Chapter President for PAS.