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Fammatre Elementary – Winter 2024

Winter 2024

Day/Time: Wednesdays from 1:20 to 1:50 PM. (TK and K students are picked up by the Bucketeers instructor at 1 PM.)

Location: Basketball Court Area Against Wall

Ages: TK-3rd Grade

Schedule: 8 Classes (1/17–3/13): Jan 17, 24, 31 Feb 7, 14, 28 March 6, 13 (Price includes facilities fee of $25.)

Instructor: Andy Ziker

Performance: Parents are welcome to attend the last class of the session on 3/13 at 1:20 PM. This is an informal presentation, not a full-fledged performance.

Students are encouraged to wear a Bucketeers tee shirt to each class and these are available on the website for $15. If your child already has one from a previous session, it’s not necessary to buy another.

Sibling Discount Code: SIB15 (Good for one session at a time. Does not include siblings from past sessions and the discount can be used once per set of siblings.)

Prorated Discount—Apply one of the following codes for planned time off such as vacations. (Unplanned vacations and illness do not apply.)

One missed class = pro1
Two missed classes = pro2

Discount codes are applied at checkout.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at

In the case of force majeure (such as schools closing/moving to virtual learning because of the pandemic), weekly instruction will be offered in the form of YouTube videos or Zoom classes.



Andy Ziker

Andy Ziker is a longtime educator and professional musician and founded Bucketeers in 2014. Andy has authored 14 drum instruction books and three children’s books. He has taught private drum set lessons to children & adults for 35 years and taught 4th grade and middle school science in the public schools. Andy has a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Arizona State University. He currently plays in a popular Santa Cruz area rock cover band called Spun and teaches private drum lessons at The Rhythm Academy of San Jose.