Fred has been playing drums for over 8 years and is a 2019 graduate of Genoa-Kingston High School. In high school, he played percussion in marching band, jazz band, pit orchestra and even started his own rock band. During high school, Fred made the ILMEA district jazz band 3 years in a row and was awarded GK High’s Louis Armstrong Jazz Award upon graduation. Fred brings skill, fun and enthusiasm to his teaching and encourages his students to reach for the next level. MECA is proud to have Fred as one of our teachers.