About

Dennis Sanderson has sixteen years of drum set and percussion experience. You can hear him play locally in many settings such as the Colorado State University Jazz Ensemble, and the local rock band The KnightBeats. He has opened up for large acts including, Valerie Naranjo from (The Saturday Night Live Band), Rome (Sublime with Rome), Less than Jake and The English Beat to name a few.

Dennis has recorded more than five studio albums, won the 2015 local store finals at the Guitar Center Drum Off competition, and is the founder and coordinator of the annual Colorado Springs Youth Drum Competition. Dennis has studied under Henrique De Almeida (Professor at Berklee College of Music), Jonny Barbata (Jefferson StarShip and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young), Bruce Anderson (PPCC), and Eric Kruse (Blue Knights Drum Core). Dennis is currently studying with Aaron Turner (CSU, Colorado Springs Philharmonic) at CSU Pueblo, where he is working toward a Bachelors degree in Music Education. He has nine years of professional teaching experience and has been working with more than 50 students per week since 2012. Dennis has helped many students succeed in school bands, on worship teams and in their own musical goals.