Testimonials

” Scott – You are inspiring a new generation! – thanks ! I am so impressed with all you are doing for the drumming community.Dom Famularo - La Rioja Drumming Festival 09, Spain As a player you have very high musical standards, as a teacher you have guided many students to achieve their potential…and mostly as a person you have strong values and morals. All these combined offers a complete vision for anyone to learn from you. Keep your passion burning…you are making positive change in people!”– Dom Famularo, percussionist, N.Y.C. www.domfamularo.com

“Scott is a valued teacher in the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band organization, working with our young learners in the Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Bands. He is a World Champion Pipe Band drummer. His attention to detail in theory and practical application is second to none. Scott’s extensive drumming and teaching experience means that these youngsters develop a great understanding of the fundamentals of pipe band drumming, paving the way for them to become very successful drummers themselves.”
– Reid Maxwell, Lead Drummer SFU Pipe Band, Head Drum Intructor RMM Pipe Band rmmpipeband.com/

“Scott is one of our most experienced and valued instructors for the Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band. He brings many years of impressive experience as a professional performer, competitor and teacher. We are delighted to have him teaching for us and can easily see and hear the difference that he has made in many of our youngsters.”
Jack Lee, SFU Pipe Band, Director- RMM Pipe Band rmmpipeband.com/

Jack Lee is ranked among the world’s most accomplished pipers, having won the Gold Medal, Clasp, and Silver Star (twice) at Inverness.
“Scott’s dedication to his music and his students makes him a popular teacher in the Northwest…He is very thorough, exceedingly patient and enthusiastic with students. He never runs out of the energy needed to keep his students motivated. I have never hesitated in recommending beginners or advanced drum students to Scott for instruction”
– Ray Ayotte,founder of Drums Only! and Ayotte Drums
 “Over manyjay-deachman-10 years Scott has influenced me in my roles as student, fellow teacher and player- He has written an exemplary drum program that I’ve used with much success, especially with young students. He always has conducted himself with integrity and character and I would highly recommend him as a teacher or player. Study with Scott and you’ll have the tools for any gig!”
– Jay Deachman
“I was fortunate to have studied with Scott during my formative years as a percussionist. His expert guidance and methodical, detail-oriented approach prepared me for advanced studies at the post-secondary level, and provided me with a solid foundation for a successful career as aprofessional percussionist.”  Dr.Daniel Tones, DMA
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Dr. Daniel Tones

 

“with your guidance and knowledge both boys have made great leaps in skill level and confidence”
– the Hansfords, students

“Thank you for sharing your knowledge with me. I’ve enjoyed studying with you”
– Dylan, student

“…I have always been impressed with Mr. Robertson’s quiet efficiency as a clinician. He possesses a unique capacity to know what he wants to achieve with each student and therefore proceeds to achieve his goals without undo pressure. …I continue to seek his services because I can be assured that my school board or the Pops Orchestra Board will receive maximum value for their money. Students who work with him enjoy his approach both musically as well as attitudinally.”
– Garth Williams,Musical Director,
Summer Pops Youth Orchestra

 

 

“I started to take drum lessons with Scott when I was little kid and through out those years I learned to really love the drums and love drumming. Scott has a way with his instruction that makes you want to learn and at the same time, have a lot of fun! He has been a great influence on me and my playing that I still mention his name when someone asks me who’s one of my favorite drummers. I have a lot of respect for Scott because ultimately he was the one who taught me the skills that I use today as a professional drummer. Scott is the man!”
Nik Pesut (Holly McNarland, Hurst, Econoline Crush, session player)

“I studied with Scott Robertson for three years before attending the Jazz Studies program at Capilano College.  Scott’s well prepared, informative lessons gave me a great foundation for my subsequent musical opportunities.  I’ve been playing professionally now for about 14 years in many diverse situations ranging from Cruise Ships, Touring Bands, Big Band and numerous small groups in pop and jazz music.  I still ask Scott questions on any area of drumming that I come across where I’m uncertain.  Scott Robertson is an authority of the drum set.” – Kristian Braathen     “As my first drum teacher Scott gave me the foundation I needed to build a career as a professional drummer. His lesson plan is very effective in developing a thorough and well rounded understanding of music and drumming. I feel very fortunate that I was able to start out studying with a teacher as skilled and educated as Scott. I would highly recommend Scott to any one interested in developing as a musician and drummer.” -Nathan Wylie (AU4 & Stabilo)
 

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