Nationally known performer, composer, and educator, Tommy Goddard has been working in the music industry since 2002. As winner of many drumset, marimba, and marching percussion awards, Goddard has worked in schools, football stadiums, and music venues all across North America. He made his Kennedy Center debut as a snare drummer in the Crossmen Drum Corps in Washington, D.C. in 2008. In 2011, he performed at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis, IN as champion of the Drumline Live! national solo competition. Goddard has worked with recording artists Shania Twain, Arturo Sandoval, John Clayton, Steve Houghton, Rick Baptist, Sal Lozano, Pop Price, Meloney Collins, Jay Leach, Jennifer Barnes, Jonelle Allen, Douglas Roegiers, Maureen Davis, Robbie Seay, Evans Blue, Kutless, Stellar Kart, Superchick, Stockton Helbing, Lincoln Brewster, and many others.
Goddard earned a BS double major in Music Business and Music Performance from Southern Nazarene University, 2010, and a MM in Music Performance from the University of Central Oklahoma, 2011. Because of his desire to gain more knowledge in the recording arts, Goddard received his Avid Pro Tools Certification from The Recording Arts Center at Studio West, 2015.
Tommy Goddard loves making music for audiences of all ages, as he is currently a full-time percussionist in the Disneyland Band, drummer in the Five and Dime jazz sextet at Disney’s California Adventure and drummer in Mickey’s Soundsational Parade at Disneyland. He is also a freelance drummer and percussionist in the greater Los Angeles metro, Adjunct Professor of Music at California Baptist University (Riverside, CA), Director of Percussion at John F. Kennedy High School (La Palma, CA), and CEO of Goddard Music Studios, located in Orange County, CA.
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