About the Author
Gary Scudder has an M.A. in music performance from California State University, Fullerton. His performance career has included over thirteen years as a leader in the Disneyland Saxophone Quintet entertaining park guests from around the world.
Mr. Scudder's teaching career includes time as faculty at Fullerton College, California State University Fullerton, and Biola University. In addition, he has been educating young musicians for over thirty years through clinics, summer camps, lessons, and as music director at Whittier Christian Elementary.
Currently Mr. Scudder directs an award-winning program for students K-8 at Stockdale Christian School in Bakersfield, California. He also maintains a private teaching practice that includes students of various ages and abilities. His dedication to maximizing each student's success has led him to write and publish his own curriculum, Rhythm Workouts and Music Workouts, for developing musicians. He has a unique ability to blend instrumental expertise, motivation, humor, and a commitment to excellence in a way that challenges his students to go beyond expectations. Mr. Scudder truly loves working with students and delights in helping them reach for the stars in their musical development.
Scudder Music Publishing is committed to helping musicians maximize their success by providing materials that systematically develop the musical skills necessary for them to become strong, independent creators of music.
Partnered with our curriculum, we believe in using positive teaching techniques to create an environment that is both rewarding and enriching, causing students to achieve performance levels far beyond normal expectations.
Come join us in our pursuit to help create many special moments while learning and teaching that special gift we call--Music!