Bio

Dave Clark is a drum tutor and performer based in Ballarat.  His extensive playing experience spans over 25 years, having been involved with numerous bands covering Rock, Funk, Blues, Soul, Jazz and Musical Theatre, with equal experience in both originals and covers.

Dave has a passion for educating students, introducing them to different styles of drumming and developing important musical concepts. Many of his students have received top marks for VCE music (solo & group performance). Students can complete Trinity or AMEB exams as part of their studies. One of Dave's students has twice been a finalist in Australia's Up & Coming Drummer Competition (Under 18 section).

Dave is constantly in demand as both a teacher and player, a testament to his professional attitude.

BANDS DAVE HAS PLAYED WITH:

Another Soul Band
Back In Business/Mad Cow (www.madcowballarat.com.au/)
Black Cat
Brother Popcorn
(www.brotherpopcorn.com)
Cocoa Soul
deborahN
Dishpan Fingers
Goodbye Stereo
The Greene Brothers
Greene With Envy
Hard Road
John McNamara (www.johnmcnamarablues.com)
Metaphonic
The Mighty Fine Yokels
Month Of Sundays
Motor City Sounds (www.motorcitysoundsband.com)
Otis
Paul Mah
Picks & Sticks
Rhinosaur
Simeon (www.simeononline.com)
S.K.A.D.
Tranquil Mayhem

MUSICAL THEATRE:

Bugsy Malone
Guys & Dolls
Half A Sixpence
HIgh School Musical
Joseph & The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
Les Miserables
Masquerade
Oliver
Rent
Rock of Ages

Urinetown
The Wedding Singer
West Side Story

 

DAVE's KIT SET-UPS...

Sonor Delite - Brilliant Champagne finish

22x17.5 Kick
10 inch Remo Roto tom
12x9 (or 10x9) Tom
16x16 Floor Tom with legs
18x16 Floor Tom with legs
14x6 Brady Jarrah Ply Snare

14" Paiste Sound Formula (round label) Hi-hats
10" Paiste Sound Formula (round label) splash

16" Paiste Sound Formula (round label) Full Crash
18" Paiste Signature Dark Energy Crash
20" Paiste Sound Formula (round label) Ride
16" Meinl Classics Trash Crash

 

1969 Yamaha C-220 - Red Thunder Finish

20x14 Kick
13x9 Tom
16x16 Floor Tom with legs
14x4 1963 Premier Royal Ace Snare

14" K/K Custom Dry Hats
16" Paiste 2002 Thin Crash
20" Stambul Crash/Ride

 

Premier Artist Heritage Club - Silver Sparkle Finish

20x8 Kick
10x6 Tom
13x11 Floor tom with legs
14x5 Sonor Delite snare

14" K/K Custom Dry Hats
16" Paiste Sound Formula (round label) Thin Crash
20" Sabian HHX Evolution Ride
10" Paiste Sound Formula (round label) Splash