Caryn Feder is an accomplished musician who loves to play various instruments in many different performance situations. She has been a member of percussion ensembles, concert bands, wind ensembles, marching bands, drum corps, jazz ensembles, jazz combos, pep bands, choirs, rock bands and orchestras all over NY & NJ. She has drummed professionally for Off Broadway, Playhouse and High School productions of Big River, Rocky Horror, Blood Brothers, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, Godspell, Once Upon a Mattress, Curtains, Damn Yankees, 1776, & Suessical.
Caryn holds a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from The College of New Jersey and a Masters Degree in Music Performance from Five Towns College. She has both studied and played with some of the best musicians in the world. She holds K-12 Music Teacher Certifications for NJ & NY, as well as a Teacher of Students With Disabilities Certification, an Elementary K-6 Certification, and a Supervisor Certification for NJ. She also has a Ministerial Studies Diploma from NJ School of Ministry and a Music Industry Essentials Certificate from NYU Tisch.
For bookings, lessons, clinics, Caryn's 6 original pop/rock CDs, or her Buddy Rich book Buddy Rich: A Look At His Life & Technique, call 908 294 1474, email [email protected], or click the button below and she will get right back to you!
For questions about Caryn's Killer Cutter Signature Snare Drum, please email [email protected].
Order Caryn's August 2018 EP Growing Pains and/or her book on the life and technique of Buddy Rich by clicking the Buy This buttons now!!
Caryn is Chaperoning for HCRH's Band & Orchestra trip to Disney & Universal April 10-15, 2023!
Union Band Performances for 2023 are Free and begin at 7:30 PM @ Hannah Caldwell School in Union, NJ:
April 17 June 26 @ Rabkin Park
May 22 July 10 @ Putnam Manor
July 17 @ Ehrart Gardens
Caryn will be performing for Summit, NJ's Downtown Summer Sounds throughout Summer 2023, details coming soon!
Caryn with some of her private music students.
MusicNJLessons.com & MusicLessonsLI.com first recital, 2013.
Caryn plays and teaches numerous instruments. Here she is on guitar with her Falling Stars bandmates, on xylophone as a featured clinician for The Drum Summit, on keys and vocals with her band, and on harmonica for a musical at Kelsey Theater.
Caryn's book Buddy Rich: A Look at His Life & Technique, Killer Cutter Snare, and full length album Another Sort of Someone.
Caryn holds teaching certifications for music from both NY & NJ, as well as a students with disabilities certification. She has both her masters and bachelors degrees in music. For lessons, click the button below.
Caryn pictured here with the rest of the Ulano clan in the October 2013 issue of Modern Drummer Magazine!
Since April 2020, Caryn has been hosting
weekly Zoom Sam Ulano Drum Clubs.
The teachers so far...
Week 1 - Caryn Feder
Week 2 - Peter Greco
Week 3 - Joel Klein
Week 4 - Diana Nikkolos
Week 5 - Ron Tierno
Week 6 - Glenn Weber
Check out the clip to the right!
Here is Caryn proudly holding her beautiful signature snare drum, Caryn's Killer Cutter, by Bowie Custom Drum. Email [email protected] for the drum!
Caryn released Christmas Time in December of 2019! This is her 8th release, first with all covers!
Click on the button below to purchase!
To the right is a live performance of one of the tracks on the album called "Worth". Check it out!
Caryn is proud to endorse Heartbeat Cymbals and Percussion and play their Armor line.