Get to know our music teachers! First up we have – Immanuel Dreessens-Owusu (Drums)
From the age of 11 Immy has drummed in various bands throughout Geelong and the Surf Coast including Icky Sticks, Children Of the Sun, The Larson Effect and Finalfinal. He has played at a wide variety of events around the country including Woodford, Port Fairy, Dark Mofo, Darwin, Mullum, and Queenscliff Music Festivals. He is best known for his work drumming with indigenous artist Yirrmal and performing with his own solo project under the name “Immy Owusu.”
Immy is a multi-instrumentalist music maker who comes from a great line of professional performers and teachers. At the age of 3 he directed his first African Drumming workshop at the Warrnambool Fun 4 Kids Festival.
As an adolescent he spent a great deal of time in his father’s homeland Ghana learning traditional and contemporary drumming. He is currently working on his debut album with Hopestreet Recordings.