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Dave Hanzel

dave.hanzel@mcnallysmith.edu

Dave Hanzel is known for his versatility and is one of the busiest drummers in the Twin Cities. As the drummer for Rupert’s Orchestra for nine years, Dave played club dates and corporate shows backing such national recording artists as Céline Dion, Michael Bolton, Huey Lewis, and Chuck Mangione. As an experienced studio musician, Dave has performed on many jingles as well as various album projects. Dave is also known for his great skill in repairing, refinishing, and customizing drums at his own shop Boom Alley Drums.