Kevin Martin has been building and playing steel drums for more than 20 years. Through his company Rockcreek Steel Drums, Kevin has built thousands of steel drum instruments for clients across the world. As a performer, Kevin works with two regional bands, Bermuda Blue and The Geckos. A roster artist for the Maryland, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania affiliates of Young Audiences, Kevin worked in more than 70 schools, teaching workshops, residencies, and assemblies during the 2011-2012 school year. In 2012, Kevin was named Young Audiences of Maryland’s “Artist of the Year.” Kevin graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Policy Analysis.
This residency fits in perfectly within the curriculum. It infused our program with excitement and electricity! Even the teachers were renewed by participating in the workshops.
Elizabeth, Teacher, Southern Middle
This was the best assembly our school has ever had! It was the perfect mix of entertainment and education! Positive energy, very knowledgeable and engaging for the kids.
Deanna, PTA, Meadowvale Elementary
We just finished our session the Rockcreek Steel Drums and it was phenomenal!!! I have never seen 33 children so engrossed and having fun learning to play "Yellow Bird."
Shirley, Co-Director of Children and Youth Programs, Paul's Place