Dave O’Neill

Dave O’Neill is a performer and educator of all things musical. He has toured Eastern Canada and parts of the U.S., performed at numerous venues, music festivals and theatre productions, conducted clinics and workshops, and has extensive experience in the recording studio. Dave has taught privately for the last twenty-eight years, spent four years on the part time music faculty at Mohawk College, and is a supply teacher for the Waterloo Region District School Board. Dave holds B. Ed. and a B. Mus. Perf. from the University of Toronto, as well as a Dipl.Mus. from Mohawk College. He has studied with drummers Barry Elmes, Bob McLaren, Ernie Porthouse, Kevin Dempsey, and John Cheeseman, with Latin percussionists Memo Acevedo and Rodrigo Chavez, and African dance drumming with Joseph Ashong.