Sky Music, in conjunction with Yamaha Music Australia are proud to announce the first event for our drum store, a clinic for you, featuring Ben Ellingworth, drummer of Illy!
Come and join us for our debut clinic hosted by Ben on the 7th of August from 7PM! The evening will feature a live performance from Ben, he'll discuss his illustrious career, upbringing and showcase his gear of choice.
Ben started playing at the age of 12 through and quickly joined the Billy Hyde Academy under Milan Troha, He later became the events co-coordinator for Drumcraft and put together such events and clinics as the Australian Drummers weekends, Mike Mangini, Pat Torpy, Kenny Aronoff, Jimmy DeGrasso, Grant Collins and many more.
Over the years Ben has enjoyed a heavy Touring schedule with bands such as MM9, Switchkicker, LO!, Kinetic Assassins, The Dead Love, Sub Atari Knives and most recently playing with Australian Rapper ILLY, covering Australia's top festivals and Venues, and has appeared on numerous session recordings and also TV commercials for MTV, Jagermeister, NRMA and even flavoured milk!
Ben has taught at Drum City, School of Rock Sydney, Drum Centre Music Centre, Zen, and when off the road Ben is the Drum Dept manager at Billy Hyde Stage Systems as the head in house drum tech, getting first-hand experience of what passes as a Road worthy set of Drums and Hardware, hence the reason he plays Yamaha over all other brands.
Date: Wednesday 07/08/2019
Start Time: 7PM
Address: 2nd Floor @ Sky Music 4/2181 Princes Highway Clayton VIC 3168
Light food and beverages provided upon entry.
Free Entry! Tickets are strictly limited so don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity - RSVP NOW!