Summerglen Music - Music Lessons and Live Music in Raleigh, NC
Percussionist N. Andrew Munger
Andrew Munger is a music educator, composer, and multi-percussion artist living in Raleigh, NC. A versatile musician, Andrew has done extensive work with symphonic percussion, West African percussion, drumset, mallet instruments, and electronic media. Andrew enjoys creating and performing new percussion-based works, freelancing with ensembles across North Carolina, and collaborating with fellow musicians and composers around the world.

Andrew understands the far-reaching benefits of music education, and is committed to sharing his musical expertise with all who want to learn to play drums and percussion. In his private drum and percussion lessons, Andrew creates an exciting environment that challenges students to attain new levels of artistry in their playing, and inspires them to explore new musical horizons. For groups interested in learning more about music, Andrew offers fun and informative workshops on topics ranging from audition preparation to drumset tuning and more. Andrew works with students ages 7-adult, and welcomes percussionists of all ability levels to study with him.

One of the cornerstones of Andrew's career is a commitment to expanding the world of percussion through composition. Andrew has composed a rich catalog of pieces for trombone/marimba duo, violin/marimba duo, solo percussion, and wind band. Andrew is a collaborative composer, partnering closely with performers to create truly unique and expressive works of sonic art.

For more information, or to inquire about commissioning a new piece of music from Andrew, please visit his website, RhythmArt.com or send him an email.

Our Past Cries Out - A Sample of Andrew's Playing


Current Engagements
Reading Room Trio - Swingin' dinner jazz

Summerglen - The world's only trombone/marimba/vocal duo, specializing in hypnotic, enchanting musical soundscapes.

Raleigh Symphony - Performing standards of the orchestral repertoire and fun pops concerts several times yearly. Andrew serves as principal percussionist.

Bodhisattva Percussion Group - A chamber percussion orchestra dedicated to bringing innovative percussion repertoire to Raleigh audiences.

Tokyo Falls Periculum - A solo exploration of inner creativity, Periculum consists of Andrew and his electronics, and creates music drawing a variety of genres.

Tribal World View - West African-influenced ensemble

Andrew offers...

  • Private drum and percussion lessons
  • Group clinics and masterclasses
  • Multi-disciplinary presentations for schools - storytelling, geographical and cultural studies, science of music
  • Recording sessions and sub work
  • Remote recording services
  • Solo vibraphone or marimba performances
  • Dance accompaniment
  • African (Malinke), Middle Eastern (Belly Dance), or Modern
  • Drum circle facilitation
  • Original compositions and arrangements
  • Finale score preparation
  • Custom sample creation for DJs and programmers































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