Jerome Blackburn – Percussion

Jerome Blackburn – Percussion

Thursday 18th July at 12 noon
Temple Methodist Church

Brought up in Sidmouth, Jerome began playing the drum kit, aged ten, and started orchestral percussion a few years later.  He is now studying at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, working closely with the Birmingham Royal Ballet and CBSO and receiving lessons from CBSO percussionists, Mat Hardy and Adrian Spillett.  He has travelled to Spain and Germany for lessons from highly acclaimed teachers such as Alexej Gerassimez.  In March 2018 he performed at the Gymnastics World Cup in the Birmingham Arena. He has performed in many concert halls around the world, including Harbin, North China, with the Amadeus Orchestra.