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Huntsville, AL 35805  |  256-534-3131

education@valleyconservatory.com 

Valley Conservatory

Debi Loach

Drums/Percussion

Deborah Loach is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. She played percussion regularly with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra from 1999-2006. She then won a Section Percussion Audition with the Mobile Symphony in 2007. She has an active teaching studio, & is Professor of Percussion at University of Alabama in Huntsville. She teaches private students at UAH as well as the UAH Percussion Ensemble & UAH Steel Drum Band. She played percussion on The Universe Symphony by Charles Ives with the Nashville Symphony on their most recent visit to Carnegie Hall.
Deborah currently resides in Nashville with her husband, Richard Graber.
Deborah is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music.


Debi Loach instructs the following:
  • Percussion 9 AM - Noon
  • Percussion Camp $125 - 5 day camp  9AM - Noon
    Ages 5 - 11
    • Fundamental instruction will be provided on percussion instruments, including Steel Pan and African Drums for students with on prior experience.
    • Students with experience must bring their own instruments and will be divided into chamber groups.
    • An array of fun-filled activities that are structured according to age group appropriateness.
    • Students will be presented in a culminating performance at the end of camp.
     
    COME TO LEARN, COME TO PLAY

  • Percussion 1 PM - 5 PM
  • Percussion Camp $125 - 5 day camp 1pm - 5pm
    Ages 12 - 18
    • Fundamental instruction will be provided on percussion instruments, including Steel Pan and African Drums for students with on prior experience.
    • Students with experience must bring their own instruments and will be divided into chamber groups according to level of performance.
    • An array of fun-filled activities that are structured according to age group appropriateness.
    • Students will be presented in a culminating performance at the end of camp.

    COME TO LEARN, COME TO PLAY