Agustin Frederic – LEAF Instrument Petting Zoo
Agustin Frederic is a national and international artist musician born in San Jose, Costa Rica. His degree in Music and Social Behavioral Sciences from the University of Central Florida also includes Jazz Studies from Florida State University. As a drummer and percussionist; he is performing, touring, and a recording artist with his bands – The Dirty Badgers, David Earl Tomlinson, Riyen Roots (HBC residency), CRF&TSF, and Zabumba: Brazilian drum and dance troupe. Some past credits include the Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps, Walt Disney World: 3 ensembles, New Orleans youth orchestra solo competitions, Hendersonville Orchestra and North Carolina Symphony, Heronymus, La Putain Avec Les Fleurs, Lost Tricks (producer Andros Rodriguez), and The Please Please Me (producer CJ Eiriksson). His music pedagogy and composer/arranger work includes: ASU, Wake Forest, UCF, Winter Park HS, Trinity HS, Thoroughbred Music/Sam Ash FL, Austin TX, Waldorf School, and the Asheville NC Percussion Festival. Agustin is also a producer and live sound engineer whose FOH/Mon A1 work can be heard with Stewart Sound and at Highland Brewing Co. Some of his past credits include Broadway Across America with the Phantom of the Opera, Sherek, Wicked, Ma Mia!, Jersey Boys, and The Lion King. New York City credits include: Trey Anastasio, My Chemical Romance, Fionna Apple, LL Cool J, and Burning Spear. In Austin TX: Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, George Strait, John Mayer, Taylor Swift, George Clinton & the Parliament Funkadelic, Neil Young, Santana, Technical Director for the Intergalactic Nemesis Europe/US tours, and SXSW. Audio engineer positions included The Paramount, The Bass Concert Hall at UT and The Erwin Center, and The Long Center for the Performing Arts. Agustin joined the LEAF Resident Teaching Artist team in 2018.