Internationally renowned drummer, percussionist, clinician, writer and educator, Brian Quick initially received acclaim at age 22 as a clinician/instructor for high school marching bands. Since then he has shared his knowledge and expertise with Bunker Hill High School, East Peoria High School, Metamora High School, St. Stephens High School, East Burke High School, Independence High School, Lake Norman High School, Newton Conover Middle School, Newton Conover High School, North Iredell High School, South Iredell High School, Hickory High High School, East Gaston High School, LakeShore Middle School, LakeShore High School, among others.
As a drummer and percussionist Brian was the number 1 slot drummer/percussionist in Charlotte, NC for performing in musical theaters. Some musicals he has played on are Passing Strange, Dream A Little Dream, Trailer Park Christmas Musical 3 times, Cougar, Rock of Ages, Footloose, La Cage Aux Folles, and Ragtime. Brian has performed and/or toured with Sinai Vessel, Benton Blount, Elevation Worship, Freedom House Worship, Elevate Church, Church 2.14, Christ Church, Andrew Broome Jazz Trio, Axis Church. Brian frequently appears at worship workshops to help train other drummers and musicians in the church.
As a writer, Brian’s school’s boast in the results they get from competitions and side stand cadences. Brian has written a plethora of drum cadences for schools in formats of Grade 1 to 5. Brian writes his cadences to sound unique, tasteful, challenging and educational. Brian understands how to write with the band not on top of the band for competition show music. Some of Brian’s cadences include: Gold Is Where You Find It, The Audience Makes The Show, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, All Ideas Are Possible, Cause Gives A Person Strength, Consider Things From Every Angle, Reason Above Everything Else, YEAH BUDDY!, All Time Is Of Equal Value, Don’t Take Yourself To Seriously, Fear Is A Power Force, Exercise With A Partner, Keep Renewing Yourself, The Ripest Fruit Falls First, and many more.
Brian resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife Jennifer and son Cooper. Brian proudly endorses Heartbeat Cymbals. He also plays Vic Firth drums sticks, Gretsch Catalina Maple Drums, Tama Hardware, and Remo drum heads.