Andrea Tafelski is a recent graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music. There, she earned her bachelors in percussion and timpani performance. But before that, Andrea had played with the now disbanded trio Sound Parlor. She has played for rock legends including Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (The Doors), Barry Goudreau (Boston), Fran Sheehan (Boston), Rick Derringer, and Robin Zander (Cheaptrick). 

She has also studied percussion with Jamey Haddad who was recently on tour playing percussion for Paul Simon. She has also spent the last few summers studying chamber music with the group So Percussion. With over 14 years of experience, Andrea is proficient in many aspects of percussion playing. She has most recently formed the duo TV Percussion with her partner-in-crime Lindsay Vasko. 


Photographer: James Douglas (The James Douglas Studio)