DFYL Team

Bruce Carver
Bruce Carver has been a facilitator with the Drumming for Your Life Institute for five years. Mr. Carver has an extensive background as a percussionist and has played with Pink Martini, YES, Josh Groban, Aretha Franklin, and Jennifer Lopez. In addition, he has performed with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, and the San Francisco Ballet.

Mr. Carver has a Master of Music from Northwestern University in Illinois.

Rob Klonel
Rob Klonel started his professional musical career at 14. He attended Purdue University on a scholarship and the Berklee College of Music. Over the course of his career, Rob has signed with several major record deals with Polygram, EMI, RCA, Giant and Toshiba / EMI Japan. Rob is currently working with guitarist and producer Richie Zito and also involved in a project with "The Romantics" guitarist, Coz Canler.

Mr. Klonel says: "Having been introduced to Steven Angel and given the opportunity to teach the Reading & Rhythm and Life Skills Drumming programs has not only broadened my musical abilities, but has helped me to see the importance of helping others..."

Xavier Marshall
Xavier Marshall is a musician, composer, producer, and professional drummer and is one of the primary Facilitators for the Drumming for Your Life. As a production manager, he has worked on television shows such as The Jay Leno Show, The Arsenio Hall Show, BET Live, and The Rosie O’Donnell Show.

Mr. Marshall previously worked with the Yamaha Corporation as an internal style writer for Hip-Hop. He was the Music Director for Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey and as a musician he has performed with such legends as BB King and Dizzy Gillespie and R&B pop artists as Whitney Houston, Patti LaBelle, Chaka Kahn, Destiny’s Child, and Christina Aguilera.

Rex Reichenshammer
Rex Reichenshammer has been working with teens since he was a teenager. At 14 he completed the Leadership Development Program of the YMCA in Medford, Oregon, where he worked as a summer camp counselor. Mr. Reichenshammer has a B.A. in Electronic Media from the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication.

Mr. Reichenshammer has worked as an English tutor with The Academic Advantage. He has played percussion in a variety of bands and now gives private drum lessons in addition to his work with Drumming for Your Life.

Joseph Peck
Joseph Peck is an educator, musician, producer and composer.  Mr. Peck is presently a K-12 substitute teacher in the Glendale School District.  He is the also the founder of Panhead Music & Entertainment in Malibu where he coordinates live musical entertainment and studio productions.   In addition, he conducts private drums, percussion, and steel pan lessons.  Mr. Peck has previously performed with the Award Winning Steel Pan Orchestra, Potential Symphony in Trinidad.  Mr. Peck received his Bachelor of Arts in Music Education (graduated Cum Laude) from Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas.