<p>Mark</p> <p>Schulman</p>

Mark

Schulman

Educator, Performer & Studio Owner

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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 as a ‘Top 3 Pop-Rock Drummer’ in the 2014 Modern Drummer Magazine 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 recently joined Cher for her ‘Dressed To Kill’ World Tour.

Mark’s resume reads like a “Who’s Who” of international Rock n’ Roll royalty, including acts such as Billy Idol, Foreigner, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks, Beyonce and many other top artists.  He has drummed with Velvet Revolver at Ozzfest and with Simple Minds for crowds of 200,000 at Glastonbury Festival. Mark has also appeared on nearly every American and European variety show on television including The Grammys, David Letterman, The Tonight Show, Conan O’Brien, Jon Stewart, American Idol, Paul O’ Grady, X-Factor, Wetten Das and many more.


Music is not Mark's only driving force; he was Chairman of the Board of Directors for 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.

Mark's new book 'Nerve Breakers: Conquering Life's Stage Fright' is the seminal book for anyone who wants to experience what it is like to transform fear and/or anxiety about giving a performance or presentation of any kind, into a confident, peak performance.


Schulman is a classically trained cellist and as a teen, played with the Los Angeles Junior Philharmonic. During the 2009/2010 P!NK tour, Mark also played cello, in addition to drumming. 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 has taught at the Los Angeles Music Academy and is one of the worlds 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.