Addison DeSantis grew up in Millville, CA where he began to study drums at the age of 11, guitar at 13, and piano at 15.  He received his BA in General Music with an emphasis in Composition from CSUChico in 2012.  Throughout high school and collegge, Addison participated in a wide spectrum of ensembles, winning solo awards for his performances on drums at both Folsom and Santa Cruz Jazz Festivals in 2007 and 2008, and studied classical and jazzharmony.  He is currently taking beginning students for piano, and beginning to advanced students for drums.  Addison believe learning should be fun while informative and looks forward to sharing the joy that music continues to bring to him.