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 to play Cajon because you really play this instrument with your hands. Besides you can use Cajon in many music styles. This flexibility impresses me."
Benny