Daryl Belcher - Drum Set & Mallet Percussion
Percussionist Daryl Belcher is a passionate teacher that believes music is a lens through which life is seen and is encouraged and developed through imagination. He received his Bachelors of Music and Masters of Music in Percussion Performance for the University of Akron and the Hartt School of Music Respectively.
Daryl advocates for the fusion of multiple disciplines in the arts with an emphasis on electronic music, drumkit, and contemporary percussion. He has worked in a variety of disciplines throughout the U.S. including: collegiate steel bands, modern dance accompaniment, improvisational acting, traditional Ghanaian, Cuban and Brazilian ensembles, pit orchestras, and jazz ensembles. Most recently, Daryl taught privately and directed the percussion ensemble at the College of Southern Nevada in addition to performing with the Las Vegas Philharmonic. He has also worked at Majestic Behavioral Health and Opportunity Village where he focused on music as a vessel for teaching coping strategies, behavioral adjustments and confidence building for people with intellectual disabilities.