With over forty years’ experience inspiring drummers, percussionists, and pianists from diverse musical backgrounds, learning styles, ages, and abilities, Homero’s teaching philosophy is to encourage and nurture students as individuals, in the way that they learn best. Homero offers different plans of study.
Homero has done extensive educational work as a performing artist with Young Audiences of America, The Wolf Trap Institute for the performing Arts, TSO Music in the Schools program as well as being a guest artist at High Schools and colleges in the US.
Today Homero is the Principal Percussionist with True Concord (Voices and Orchestra) a Tucson AZ based chamber group.
He is co-leader of The Tucson Latin Jazz Nonet and is leader/owner of Cool Breeze Productions.
Homero keeps busy as a marimba/vibes/steelpan performer in Southern Arizona.
He endorses Yamaha concert percussion instruments.
- Orchestral percussion
- Drum set
- Steel drums
And he always recommend that the student becomes proficient on the three main areas of percussion (snare drum, timpani and mallets). Topics to be covered include:
- Ensemble playing
- Sight reading
- Music theory
- Ability to follow conductor and/or play with a click track
His former students have gone on to graduate from schools such as:
- Eastman School of Music
- The New England Conservatory
- Peabody Conservatory
- Berklee College of Music
- University of North Texas
- University of Arizona
- Arizona State University
- The Musicians Institute of Technology