Mark Schulman

Drum up more clarity, capability & confidence

Invite a literal ROCK STAR to your next event!

MARK SCHULMAN has enjoyed an unprecedented career over the last 26 years as a first call drummer for world-class rock and pop artists.

He has been voted ‘Top 3 Pop-Rock Drummers' in the 2014 Modern Drummer Reader's Poll. Having finished his third record breaking world tour with P!NK (featured in that new DVD, 'The Truth About Love Tour' as well as DVDs from her ‘I'm Not Dead' and ‘Funhouse' tours). Mark joined CHER for her ‘Dressed To Kill' World Tour 2014. 

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Mark's career is full of "Who's Who" international Rock n' Roll royalty , including acts such as BILLY IDOL, FOREIGNER, SHERYL CROW, STEVIE NICKS, BEYONCE' and so many other world-class artists. He has drummed with VELVET REVOLVER at Ozzfest and for crowds of 200,000 at Glastonbury Festival with SIMPLE MINDS. Mark has appeared on nearly every American and European variety show on television including The Grammys, David Letterman, The Tonight Show, Conan O'Brian, Jon Stewart, American Idol, Paul O' Grady, X-Factor, Wetten Das and more. Recently Mark spilled his secrets to Fortune Magazine about how to share the road with superstars like PINK, CHER, and STEVIE NICKS (read the article here).

Mark's new book 'Nerve Breakers' is the seminal book for anyone who wants to experience what it's like to transform any fear or anxiety that you have about giving a performance or presentation of any kind into a confident peak performance. As he mentions in Fortune, Mark is now working on a program to get "people in the corporate world to learn how to jam and get into that transcendent innovative head space" by melding his background in music and being a creator. 

Music is not Mark's only driving force; he was the chairman of the board of directors of Create Now!, a non-profit organization founded in 1996, to help change troubled children's lives through creative arts mentoring. A cancer survivor himself, Mark has also motivated children and teens through his work doing seminars with the RONALD McDONALD HOUSE and benefits for the TEENAGE CANCER TRUST in the UK.

Schulman is a classically trained cellist and as a teen, played with the Los Angeles Junior Philharmonic. He played cello on the 2009/2010 P!NK tour! He is also a music producer, trained audio engineer and studio co-owner of WEST TRIAD RECORDING STUDIO in Venice, California. As an active educator, Mark taught at the LOS ANGELES MUSIC ACADEMY and as one of the world's most sought after drum clinicians hosting clinics in countries around the world. Mark produced his first DVD in his studio entitled, ‘A Day in the Recording Studio; A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Recording Great Drum Tracks for Drummers and All Musicians' distributed by Hudson Music. The MARK SCHULMAN SIGNATURE SNARE DRUM is the best selling signature product in the history of GRETSCH.

Interactive participatory live programs:

Nerve Breakers: The Path To Top Performance

As a man who has performed for nearly a billion people in his life, Mark utilizes his experiences, stories and musical performance to show you three core principles that he guarantees will enable you to enhance your performance and the performance of your peers regardless of your industry.

Focus: Innovation, Top Performance, Communication

JAM: The Musician's Guide to Creative Thinking and Performance
Using his knowledge and experience as a world class musician, Mark shows you and your team how to create the balance between order and freedom (Juxtapose), conceive and nurture new ideas (Ascertain), and unite them into innovative performance (Merge). Learn how to truly JAM.
Focus: Innovation, Creativity, Top Performance

Harnessing the Rhythm of Teams
An energetic, interactive and anecdotal presentation that gives audiences an experience of the evolution of collaboration through truly unique processes that feature rhythm, rock & roll and performance.
Focus: Individual and Team Top Performance, Sales/Presenting

You and your Customers are the Band
Using the metaphor of music and stories of world-class performers, Mark guides his audience through entertaining interactive processes and sticky content (as only a rock & roll drummer can do) to give attendees a fresh outlook and experience of the relationship between company and customer.
Focus: Customer Service/Relations, Sales/Presenting, Leadership, Individual and Team Top Performance

Half Day or Full Day:

Interactive Songwriting and Performance

Mark breaks the entire group into small ‘bands,' coaching everyone through rewriting lyrics to famous songs, and having each ‘band' perform with their lyrics displayed for others to enjoy and support.

Focus: Top Performance, Innovation, Entertainment

Travels from: Los Angeles