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Meet Our Endorsers

At HingeStix, we're proud to have these great artists, performers, and educators as new HingeStix endorsers!

Bernard Purdie
World Renowned Recording Artist, Drummer, and Creator of the Purdie Shuffle

Dom Famularo
Drum Set Artist and Educator, and Modern Drummer's "World Ambassador of Drumming"

Maksym Deomin
Drum Set Performer, Educator, author of The Paradiddle Book

Larry Rodbell
Drum Set Performer, Educator, Clinician

Ted Rubright
Julliard, Principal Timpani, Metropolitan Orchestra of St. Louis, Co-founder and Percussionist of The Wirepilots
"“With HingeStix the concepts of rebound, fulcrum and correct hand position have never been easier to teach. They are a fantastic tool for beginners and lifelong learners alike”.

Homero Chavez
Latin Drummer/Percussionist, Grammy Nominated Educator

Stephen Burke
Juilliard, Percussionist North Carolina Symphony, Educator

John Leister
Juilliard, Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, award winning Band Director

Jason Arkis
Percussionist with the Minnesota Orchestra

Patti Niemi
Percussionist with the San Fransisco Opera and author of “Sticking It Out: From Juilliard to the Orchestra Pit, A Percussionist's Memoir”

Sean J. Kennedy
Philadelphia Boys Choir, Salute to Vienna Orchestra, author, educator, composer, and TED speaker.

Maury Baker
Timpanist, composer, drummer for Rock legend Janis Joplin

Robert Boyd
Percussion Faculty at Monmouth University

Larry Reese
Timpanist with The New Zealand Symphony

Shelly Heidel
DrumSense teacher

Peter Ronick
Drummer and drum teacher

Steven Machamer
Professor of Percussion, University of New South Wales, Australia

Anthony Tiny Biuso
The Dickies, Hed PE, TSOL, DOYLE, Rhino Bucket, Bulletboys
“Check out my good friend Sam Ruttenberg and his ingenious invention of the HingeStix! Such an amazing and useful tool in building the fulcrum. And from a teachers perspective, it’s a game changer”.

Artemi Kor
Performer, Studio Musician, Educator

David Oromaner
Drummer, Educator, Composer

Donna Peters
UK Drummer, Recording Artist, Performer, Educator

Krzysztof Dziedzic
Jazz drummer and drumming educator and host of the NaturalGripMethod