Master Classes


Jeremy Noller has presented master classes to high school and university students around the world. Through his own programs and on behalf of the Juilliard School, Jeremy has worked with students at Jackson State University, Snow College, University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of South Carolina Aiken, University of Wyoming, Escola de Música do Estado de São Paulo Tom Jobim (Sao Paulo, Brazil), and Instituto Nacional de Música (San José, Costa Rica) among others.

In both single classes and longer residencies, Jeremy offers his insights on a variety of topics including: 

  • Jazz Drum Set Fundamentals

  • Jazz Brushes Fundamentals

  • Contemporary Jazz Techniques

  • Brazilian & Afro Cuban Jazz

  • West African Rhythms for the Drum Set

  • Holistic Practice Techniques


Jeremy Noller has been co-leading the ensemble NOLLER/SYLLA with West African percussionist Mangue Sylla since 2013. In addition to performing, NOLLER/SYLLA offers master classes focused on introducing students to the complexity of West African rhythm, and exploring the connection between jazz and traditional West African music.

For more information on this collaboration and additional master class videos, click the link below.