Les Schaeffer

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Les Schaeffer
Regina, SK

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Les is an experienced, versatile drummer / percussionist with a professional background of over 22 years in the Regina, Calgary, Montreal, and Toronto areas. He is an accomplished live and studio musician, drum tech, and has many years of teaching experience through private instruction, and in large ensemble settings. Les has been heavily involved with marching percussion programs in Regina and Calgary and had the privilege to work with The Calgary Stampede Showband as an instructor and writer, Allegiance Elite Drum & Bugle Corps as an instructor, Percussion Director and writer, The Saskatchewan Roughriders Drumline as a clinician, Regina Lions Band as an instructor, Percussion Director and writer, and has conducted a series of Yamaha Canada sponsored clinics. These accomplishments have lead to travel around the world for a variety of tours. Les is currently the drumline Lead Instructor for the Conservatory Jr. Drumline at the University of Regina, the Head Coach for the Rider Drumline and continues to offer private instruction, clinics and rudimental instruction from beginner to advanced levels.  

Les also proudly served on the SaskMusic Board of Directors from 2016 to 2018.