Cameron is an Oregon licensed K–12 educator, musician, percussionist, and composer currently residing in Eugene, OR. Cam is a PhD student in the music education program at the University of Oregon. Cam earned a Master of Music in Performance in Jazz Studies from Florida State University, a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Western Oregon University, and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. His interest in a wide range of musical styles has led to study of Adowa funeral music of the Asante people of Ghana, West Africa, and samba-reggae of Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. Cam has studied the drum set and improvisation with Rakalam Bob Moses and Royal Hartigan. Cam teaches lessons for drum set, concert percussion, world percussion, as well as beginner/intermediate ukulele, guitar, clarinet, trumpet, flute, trombone, and baritone.
Cameron's experience in world and western music styles alike have led to collaborations with Peruvian guitar virtuoso Dr. Carlos Odria; Ghanaian singer and drummer Obuamah Laud Addy; saxophonist, flautist, and percussionist Jorge Continentino; and other talented musicians from diverse backgrounds. Cam’s performance history includes experiences studying and performing steel pan music of Trinidad and Tobago, samba-reggae of Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, music of the Gamelan gong orchestras of Java and Bali, and Adowa funeral music of the Asante people. Cam also has a background in drum corps, having marched with the Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps and the East Coast Jazz.
Drum set lessons
Concert Percussion lessons
1-8pm Monday-Thursday 1-7pm Friday
Saturday and Sunday by appointment
380 E 40th Ave,
Eugene, OR 97405