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Michael Finley

SMA-MAJ, Drum Line Instructor, Dept Chair

Music Major, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio
A.A Degree, General Studies – State College of Florida
B.S., History (In progress)

Teaching music, especially the Sarasota Military Academy Drum Line cadets, is a daily passion. For much of my professional career I have played the drums in recording, performing, and touring bands. All genres of music interest me – rock, jazz, latin, pop, and classical.

My professional musical career includes recording the “Motown 25 Anniversary Special” as was well as recording and performing concerts with Stephen Stills, Dwight Yoakam and Bob Welch (formerly of Fleewood Mac).


Phone: 941. 926. 1700