Who is The Quorn ?
The Quorn is my stage name. It was given to me humorously by one of my teachers as a play on my real name Alan Corne. I am a drummer/percussionist born in Senegal West Africa, who lives in Melbourne Australia.
I have been playing drums professionally for thirty years and have studied both Western and Eastern modalities. I am focused in the digital realm, with my Roland VDrums TD-30 drum kit and my recording studio. I’m a passionate educator and live musician who has developed his own teaching products.
My studio and drumming expertise can be employed for drum sessions, whereby I deliver great drum tracks online tailored to your specific needs,for your project played live.
November 2011 I was one of six drummers chosen to compete in the Australasian finals of the Roland VDrums competition held in Sydney.
World traveled, studied in India, BA in contemporary music,worked for production company "Facing East" in the United States, doing marketing and promotions.
Taught extensively both privately and in music schools. Developed "East meets West Rhythm Workshop" and other teaching products, have written and developed my own drum course and unique methodology.
My goal is to travel the world sharing and tutoring, mentoring drummers and musicians at all level in the form of clinics and workshops. To collaborate with musicians globally on creative and inspiring projects. To secure sponsorship from a wide range of music technology manufacturers and developers. To publish my intellectual property in a variety of mediums. To develop software of my unique methodology. To create and market my Online Sessions business through my website.
Through all these means to engage, mentor, motivate and inspire drummers and musicians from around the globe.
Specialties: Drummer Percussionist, East and Western modalities, using Roland VDrums, Acoustic Kit, assorted hand percussion. Konnokol(South Indian rhythmic language). Ensemble facilitator, educator, speaker.
Southern Cross University-Australia
2000 - 2004 (4 year)