Fidel Morales is a Cuban Drummer, General Percussionist, Composer, Arranger, Musical Director and Author.Morales began his formal music education at the age of 12, having previously studied music reading and theory with the great Cuban clarinetist Amado Valdés. He graduated in 1981 from the Amadeo Roldán Conservatory, at Havana, Cuba, with a degree as instrumentalist and percussion professor.
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San Juan, PR
Willing to teach
Advanced students only.
Fidel has worked as an Assistant Professor of Percussion in
Panama’s National Conservatory. He has dictated Drums
Clinics in Europe, Panama, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Chile,
and United States, for students from Berklee College of
Music, New England Conservatory, Drummers Collective,
University of Miami and University of Puerto Rico.
At present is professor of Drum Set for the Jazz and Afro
Caribbean Music Department at the Puerto Rico
Conservatory of Music, private teacher, active clinician, and
author of the book “Técnicas afrocubanas para bateristas y
percusionistas” (Afro-Cuban Techniques for Drum Set and
For more information, call (787) 607-6269.