Brock Woerner

Brock approaches the drums melodically, commenting on what each soloist is stating and adding to the group creation. He plays with his ears wide-open allowing each player to interact and place their mark on tunes. “You can choose to stay in one spot or move ahead on your own.”

Woerner began playing the drums at age 5 and started performing at 18. His musical training was through private study and the school of hard knocks. “ Best place to learn is on stage, there is no other experience like it.”

While he makes a living playing Jazz- over the years he has played everything from Rock, Blues, Reggae, Ska, Funk to R&B... His listening tastes are equally wide. You can find him listening to virtually any style of music- and learning from it.

Brock has taught nearly 200 students and in January 2002 opened his school, The Lancaster Musical Education Center in the center of historic Lancaster City. “I am fortunate to make a living playing music. And being able to pass that knowledge on to others is one of the many rewards of being who I am.”

A musician who is always a student is how Brock sums up what he does, “ Life is a learning experience, so I will always remain a student to the instrument, the music I play and to all I hold dear to me. It is my soul and my spirit that people hear when I play.”

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