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SONOR artists Chris Coleman and Federico Paulovich are teaming up with Dave Elitch to do a string of masterclasses across Western Europe and the UK.

The triple whammy dates are as follows:

  • June 10 – Officina Musicale, Rome, Italy
  • June 11 – Vodoo Sound Lab, Rimini, Italy
  • June 12 – Drop C Studio, Padova, Italy
  • June 13 – World Music Studio, Milano, Italy
  • June 14 – Essebi Drum, Luxembourg
  • June 16 – Riverside Studio, Koln, Germany
  • June 18 – Verdict Jazz Club, Brighton, UK
  • June 19 – Engine Room Studios, London, UK
  • June 20 – The Yard MCR, Manchester, UK
  • June 21 – Crank Studios, Leeds, UK
  • June 23 – Morsecode Studio, Glasgow, UK
  • June 25 – Ovingshotellet, Oslo, Norway

The Level Up tour is an intimate masterclass, limited to just 15-20 participants. This ensures that each drummer receives the individual attention, expertise and insights of world-class instructors.

Booking here: https://federicopaulovich.com/shop/

Federico Paulovich is an Italian live/studio drummer, drum teacher and clinician. He is best known from his work with the alternative-metal band Destrage that has released 6 records on Metal Blade Records and 3Dot Recordings, and toured across Europe, UK, Japan, and North America. His live and studio credits include Paul Di Anno (ex-Iron Maiden), Devin Townsend, Divinity Roxx (Beyoncé), City of Guitars (Tony Hadley, Nik Kershaw, Katrina an the Waves, Paul Young), Arthur Miles (Zucchero), Larry Ray (Earth Wind & Fire), Kimberly Covington (Gloria Gaynor, Chaka Khan), and countless Italian artists. As a clinician, he has performed in Singapore, Russia, Australia, Spain, China, France, Switzerland, Japan, the US, and Italy. Federico’s official website: https://federicopaulovich.com/.

Chris Coleman is an American Gospel drummer, who has worked with the likes of Marvin Winans, Edwin Hawkins, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Chaka Khan, Pastor Creflo A. Dollar Ministries, Bishop Eddie Long, William Murphy Ministries, Rachelle Ferrell, Patti Labelle, EnVouge, Pussycat Dolls, Christina Aguilera, Randy Brecker, New Kids On The Block. He is a graduate of the Drummer’s Collective. He was offered a scholarship to Berklee School of Music, was accepted into Manhattan School of Music, and received a recommendation to attend North Texas State. He opted instead to return to his hometown of Saginaw, Michigan to start full-time ministry and ATW Global. He has appeared at the Modern Drummer Festival and PASIC, and has done clinics and masterclasses all over the world.

Dave Elitch first gained notoriety touring with the American progressive rock band The Mars Volta in 2009 – 2010. Since then, he has worked with Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake, M83, The 1975, Juliette Lewis, Big Black Delta, and many more. As an established LA session player, he has performed on various records, syncs, and film scores for major motion pictures, including “Trolls” and “Logan.” He also conducts masterclass lectures worldwide and keeps a busy private teaching practice in Los Angeles. Dave has developed a reputation as the technique/body mechanic specialist and has helped many of the industry’s top players and educators expand their vocabulary, overcome physical/mental barriers and get out of their own way. Dave’s official website: https://daveelitch.com/.