Stephen Flinn has been teaching music for over a quarter century and is a master trainer and facilitator of the Rhythmic Arts Project curriculum.

Between 2010- 2015 he taught at Lanterman High School in Los Angeles, which serves teens with intellectual and physical differences. The Los Angeles Unified School District awarded Stephen a Certificate of Appreciation for his work at the school.


In last two years (2015-2016), Stephen led ensembles at the Atlas Foundation for Autism in New York City. He has also facilitated numerous train the trainer trainings of the Rhythmic Arts Project program at the Rich Center for Autism in Youngstown, Ohio.

As a private music teacher, he has given over 14,000 private lessons and has led over 1,300 ensemble classes.

Stephen has written numerous articles for Modern Drummer and Downbeat magazines, and just released his first book, “Contemporary Urban Percussion.” He is a graduate of Seattle University.


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