Hardi Barnewold

Founder and head of drums & more

Hardi Barnewold

is an experienced drummer, percussionist and pedagogue. For years he has worked as professional musician with various bands (Conexión – Salsa Live; gruenanlage) and in play, musical and dance fields (Neuköllner Oper Berlin, Schauspielhaus Bochum).

Since 1990, after having finished his studies of music and education science, he teaches with a lot of enthusiasm and continuity as musician pedagogue and lecturer at different music schools and institutions at first in Ruhr , later in Berlin/Brandenburg (Städtische Musikschule Potsdam; groove – Zentrum für Percussion, Berlin)

He organizes and leads workshops and advanced training (Landesmusikakademie Berlin, Hochschule der Künste – Berlin,  Arbeitskreis für Schulmusik,  Bertelsmann Stiftung)

In 2002 Hardi founded drums & more in Berlin.

"I like playing drums because for me it is apart from language another possibilty to express myself. In Hardi’s lessons I learn to hear my own playing. That is important to me because in this way I can develop myself better. Hearing, understanding and capability of expression belong together."