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Staump Music School host clinics and master classes by some of today's top music industry professionals.
If your interested in learning more about our clinics and master classes or studying privately with one of our guest instructors
please contact us at 619-212-6656 or

  Mark Schulman
  "Tim Staump is producing some talented kids! When I attended the recital to give
  my presentation, one of the highlights was being able to perform with the students
  and personally experience their musicality. And then some of the students started
  switching instruments and many demonstrated equal proficiency on two or more
  instruments. That's when I realized that the Staump School is truly a gift for the
  kids, parents, community and the future of music!"
  Mark Schulman
- Drummer for P!NK, Speaker, Author Producer, Composer

  Mark has enjoyed an unprecedented career over the last 26 years as a first call drummer for world-class rock and pop artists. He has been voted ‘Top 3 Pop-Rock Drummers’ in the 2014 Modern Drummer Reader’s Poll.  Having finished his third record breaking world tour with P!NK (featured in that new DVD, ‘The Truth About Love Tour’ as well as DVDs  from her ‘I’m Not Dead’ and ‘Funhouse’ tours.)  Mark has joined CHER for her ‘Dressed To Kill’ World Tour 2014.

Mark’s resume reads like a “Who’s Who” of international Rock n’ Roll royalty including acts such as FOREIGNER, SHERYL CROW, STEVIE NICKS, DESTINY’S CHILD, BILLY IDOL, CHER (Mark was drummer on the ‘Believe’ and ‘Farewell’ tours, two of the most-attended tours in music history) UDO LINDENBERG and EIKICHI YAZAWA. He has drummed with VELVET REVOLVER at Ozzfest and for crowds of 200,000 at Glastonbury Festival with SIMPLE MINDS. Mark is the recipient of numerous Gold and Platinum discs and has appeared on nearly every American and European variety show on television including The Grammys, David Letterman, The Tonight Show, Conan O’Brian, Jon Stewart, American Idol, Paul O’ Grady, X-Factor, Wetten Das and more.

  Rich Redmond
 "The Staump School of Music offers students real world experience playing the music of
  TODAY. The knowledgeable staff and FUN environment making for a new wining
Rich Redmond - Drummer for Jason Aldean

  Rich Redmond is a top call recording drummer/percussionist, whose versatile, dynamic, 
  and rock solid drumming is the sound behind many of today's top talents. As Nashville's
  answer to Gene Krupa, Rich has toured/recorded/performed with: Jason Aldean, Lit,
  Ludacris, Kelly Clarkson, Bryan Adams, Joe Perry, Jewel, Miranda Lambert, The Pointer
  Sisters, John Eddie, Pam Tillis, Susan Ashton, Deana Carter, Kid Rock, Lauren Alaina and many others. As a Grammy nominated drummer, Rich has recorded 11 #1 singles with the country rocker Jason Aldean, with over 7 million albums sold and 13 million single downloads. As a high-energy live showman, Rich plays sold out shows to 25-30,000 fans nightly with the latest tour being one of the  world’s top grossing tours.

   Ken Stacey
“I have been a music professional and educator for almost 30 years.  When I come across an environment dedicated to the enlightenment of young creative people where great intention is met with exceptional talent and a genuine fostering environment, then I have to step up and say, Bravo!  Staump Music School is such a place.  Under the leadership of Tim Staump, the school embodies an outstanding group of teaching professionals all about the guidance and education of artists in a safe, nurturing and well designed program that is truly focused on the results of growth both creatively and personally!  Parents, your kids are in good hands at the Staump Music School and your decision to enroll them there is an outstanding choice in your advocating for their artistic dreams and endeavors!”
Ken Stacey - American Idol Vocal Coach, Back up singer to Elton Jon and Michael Jackson

On his musical journey, Ken has had the amazing fortune to perform and record with some of the greatest icons music has ever known along with being a band member of the Elton John Band and the Michael Jackson "This Is It" Band. Ken’s voice appears on countless records, commercials and sound tracks...Ken has  stood on the world stage and performed for literally billions of people!  Along his path, Ken  not only learned how to sing and perform to his fullest potential, but also how to share this powerful and invaluable knowledge with others!  As well, Ken has gained a unique insight into what the industry is now looking for in aspiring artists, his knowledge enhanced by 2 seasons on American Idol as a Vocal Coach, Performance Mentor, Vocal Arranger/Producer and First Line Judge.  Major labels, world class producers and industry icons such as The Voice, X-Factor, American Idol, Randy Jackson, Nickelodeon and Disney have all reached out to Ken to help them find, vet and prepare exceptional talent!  Today, Ken continues to be a highly sought after vocalist and performer, as well as a vocal mentor and talent evaluator/consultant, and, you can catch Ken touring with 5 time Grammy nominated Ambrosia as Lead Vocalist and Acoustic Guitarist.  As well, Ken balances his professional career with being a Father to the light and center of his life...his Son!

Joe Solo
"I speak to aspiring musician audiences all over the world. At my 2014 NAMM Show keynote, Tim Staump introduced himself to me and ask if I would speak at his music school in the San Diego area. I knew nothing about his school, but soon learned that he had a rare and special enthusiasm for teaching music to the youth of the area. He was providing a healthy, fun outlet for kids interested in learning music through his Staump School of Music, so I drove 3 hours down from LA to contribute a full day to this special place. 
I noticed the school’s emphasis was on teaching strong lyrical hooks and catchy melodies. That’s real important when it comes to the future music success of the students, as those are the 2 most important elements of songwriting to learn.
And having met the entire private instruction staff and watching how they communicated with the students, I was really impressed with their professionalism, sensitivity, and passion for helping their students. They truly care, and they were fun people, too! 
I found both the students and instructors to be incredibly warm and curious - a sign that Tim had cultivated an optimistic, inviting environment where kids could comfortably learn music. My day speaking there turned out to be one of my most fulfilling, enjoyable speaking experiences — I left knowing I got to part of something magical.
I asked him if I could speak again, and he invited me to back for the school’s upcoming 2 week summer songwriting camp - can’t wait!"

Joe Solo -
Record Producer / Songwriter/ Speaker
Joe’s credits include: Macy Gray, Michael Jackson, Atlantic Records, Disney, Apple, Sony Entertainment, Universal Music Group, American Idol, and music on hundreds of TV shows, movies, commercials & video games.

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