Mr. Kennard attended Wright State University for two years, and then transferred to Belmont University to receive a Bachelors of Music in Percussion Performance. He also holds a Masters of Music from Eastern Kentucky University. He also studied at the Eastman School of Music to learn Creative Music Making, Gamelan performance, and African drum studies. Lastly, he attended the University of Dayton for Percussion, Music Technology, & World music, and the Samba school in Salvador/Rio, Brazil for Samba studies. Kerry has been performing since 1984 for theatre shows, bands for rock, jazz, R & B, Circus’ (Great Wallendas), swing bands, American Entertainment Productions show band (One year), and performed with Holland America Cruise Line for three (3) years (2008-2011). Recently, he is performing Musicals at Sinclair College, jazz bands, as well as Church music in the area. Kerry has been private teaching since 2004, both privately and local studios, offering all styles.