Pat Gerasia is an international touring drummer, session musician and educator best known for his work with new alt rock outfit The Violent and hard rock chart-toppers Red Sun Rising. With an impressive touring schedule that has taken him across the US, Europe, Japan & Russia, Pat has established himself as a dynamic musician capable of performing in a variety of playing settings across many genres.
As an educator, Pat currently operates a private online teaching program and a local lesson studio in Saratoga Springs, NY. He has studied privately with Dave Elitch (The Mars Volta, Miley Cyrus) and Jeff Friedl (A Perfect Circle, Eagles of Death Metal) and received his music education at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC.
Pat is always seeking new playing opportunities and is currently accepting new students. He is available for remote recording sessions and collaborations.
I currently offer private drum lessons at my studio in Saratoga Springs, NY and online via Skype / Zoom.
All Ages / Experience Levels. Monthly Packages offered.
Utilizing Proper Technique
Drum Set Coordination
Part-Writing / Creating Your Own Voice Behind the Kit
Career Advice / Developing Networking Skills
Rudiments / Snare Drum Literature
Drum Tuning / Upkeep
Timekeeping for the working musician; how to play to a metronome and be in control of your timing