On March 13, 2017, the SABIAN Education Network returned to the Drummers Collective in New York City for another event aimed at drum teachers.

With SEN director Joe Bergamini moderating, SABIAN artists Scott Kettner, Jeff “Lo” Davis, and Micheal Czimback discussed various topics tailored to the attending educators. Attendees took notes as the panel shared views and ideas on pedagogical and business-related topics.

Each attending teacher received a special pack of SEN materials including the Educators Handbook and Curriculum guides, SABIAN literature, and a special SEN t-shirt only available at these events. Two of the 40 attendees got extra lucky, walking away with a cymbal door prize! An 18” B8X Ballistic Crash and a 19” HHX Evolution Crash were given away to two randomly drawn attendees.

“It was great to return to The Collective, which is a familiar, homelike setting for me. It’s an honor to be part of the visiting faculty, and I am indebted to Anthony Citrinite and Tony Maggiolino for welcoming SEN with open arms ever since the program was launched. Today’s panel discussion and hang felt like a meeting of old friends mixed with a focused seminar to assist drum teachers in improving their skills. I look forward to hosting more of these events here,” said SEN director Joe Bergamini.

In addition to live events, SEN continues to host popular webinars. Following a great session with Pete Gamber and John Favicchia on February 27, SEN members are looking forward to the next two, featuring Pete Lockett on March 30 and Gregg Bissonette on April 12. More information about these webinars is available at

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