MI SUCCESS STORY: ANTONIO GEARY
Born in Corona, California, Antonio Geary fell in love with playing the drums at the age of 10. Two weeks after graduating high school, he began studies at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA where he graduated with an AA degree in drum performance.
After graduating, he’s worked on ABC’s Boy Band, BET awards, the Hand in Hand telethon w/ Stevie wonder and with Agnez Mo as a Drum/Band tech. He also works as a music librarian, honing his skills in reading charts. Antonio’s resume includes 1000+ live shows and venues including House of Blues in Anaheim, The Glass House in Pomona, and the world famous Whisky A- Go-Go in Hollywood. Antonio most recently joined Charlie Puth on the 2017 iHeart Jingle Ball Tour, which included a lineup with Taylor Swift, Halsey, Demi Lovato, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and many more of the biggest names in pop music.
Influenced by Michael Jackson, Maroon 5, Stevie Wonder and many other significant artists, Antonio is a versatile, well-rounded musician specializing in Pop, Rock and R&B with an emphasis on soul, blues and jazz. Among his professional mentors are Brian Frasier Moore (drummer for Justin Timberlake and Madonna) and JP Bouvet (Guitar Center Drum Off winner). Antonio maintains that the most valuable lesson he learned at MI was to say yes to every opportunity, because each experience will lead to the next.
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