World Class Drummer

Mark Schulman

Fee Range

< $25,000

Travels From

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA

At a glance:

A legend in the music world and currently on tour with P!NK, Mark Schulman is an incredible musician, dynamic performer and a strategic business mind who has parlayed his success on stage into true business success.

Mark Schulman has enjoyed an unprecedented career over the last 30 years as a first call drummer for world-class rock and pop artists. He was voted ‘Top 3 Pop-Rock Drummers’ in the Modern Drummer Reader’s Poll in 2014 and was the featured cover artist in the May 2019 issue of Modern Drummer. Mark has done four record breaking world tours with P!NK and continues to work with her after 14 years.

Mark’s resume reads like a “Who’s Who” of international Rock n’ Roll royalty including acts such as Cher, BILLY IDOL, FOREIGNER, SHERYL CROW, STEVIE NICKS, BEYONCE’ and so many other world–class artists. He has drummed with VELVET REVOLVER at Ozzfest and for a crowd of 225,000 at Glastonbury Festival with SIMPLE MINDS. Mark has appeared on nearly every American, European and Australian variety show including The Grammys, David Letterman, The Tonight Show, Conan O’Brian, Jon Stewart, American Idol, Paul O’ Grady, X-Factor, Wetten Das, The Arias and more.

Mark’s first book ‘Conquering Life’s Stage Fright’ shows people in all industries how to harness doubt, fear and anxiety as it relates to any performance or presentation and transform that into clarity, capability and confidence. Mark’s book is available on Amazon.com and Guitar Center.

But now… it’s getting even more exciting as Mark is writing his second book on the power of ATTITUDE utilizing a ground-breaking formula: Attitude x Behavior = Consequence!  Mark and his writing partner, Dr. Jim Samuels have interviewed Rockstar performers in all industries on how ATTITUDE has driven BEHAVIOR and produced CONSEQUENCES in their lives.

Mark now spends a great deal of his time as an international corporate speaker for clients such as American Express, Microsoft, IBM, DELL Cisco, Aveda, Kaiser, NCAA, SAP and more. As a celebrity speaker Mark provides three simple concepts to boost attitude and performance for all attendees through compelling stories about working with world class artists like PINK, Billy Idol and Cher, drumming performances with video and high energy audience interaction. To date Mark has performed over 1500 music seminars and public speaking gigs and has performed for over a billion people in his career!:

Music is not Mark’s only driving force; he was the chairman of the board of directors of 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.

 

Schulman is a classically trained cellist and as a teen, played with the Los Angeles Junior Philharmonic. He played cello on the 2009/2010 P!NK tour! 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 taught at the LOS ANGELES MUSIC ACADEMY and as one of the world’s 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 one of the best selling signature product in the history of GRETSCH.

  • Getting the Band Together

    Having worked and played with some of the most successful bands and artists in music history, including Pink, Foreigner, Billy Idol, Simple Minds, and Cher just to name a few, Mark truly understands the emotions, adjustments, and actions of successfully bringing a band or team of people together after a hiatus.

    From the profound experience of meeting Cher for the first time at rehearsal, to recording drum tracks by himself in his own studio while collaborating remotely with musicians he couldn’t see or hear to some rough starting moments performing on the Billboard Music Awards with P!nk and the band after over two years apart, Mark brings you industry insights, performances, and engaging interactive experiences that will ignite your conference attendees to truly ROCK again!

    After experiencing Mark’s R.O.C.K. methodology, audiences leave invigorated, synchronized, and with some Rock and Roll attitude:

    Key takeaways:

    •Reimagine - Mark helps attendees realize collaboration with a new perspective through an emphasis on active listening, unique interactive 'jamming' and techniques for communicating like rockstars.
    •Optimize - Mark not only demonstrates through stories and engagement how attendees can use their time together more efficiently but gives unique insights through his own experience how employees can collaborate and jam harder while working from home as well.
    •Celebrate - As the audience's 'own personal rockstar', Mark makes this keynote feel like a show through collaborative rhythmic processes, exciting video clips, drumming performances and celebratory activities. At the end Mark bestows the audience with their very own 'band name'.
    •Kick off - Mark takes the audiences through a journey that literally raises everyone's energy. The show culminates with everyone jamming together. The attendees leave with some Rock and Roll swagger and methodologies that infuse greater comradery together at the conference and individually in the office or at home.
  • Hacking the Rockstar attitude

    How to Ignite Rockstar Performance during Uncertain Times

    Using Mark’s three core principles during this kinetic and sensory-driven program, you will walk away with a blueprint for how to incorporate rock & roll philosophy, techniques and swagger into your business in order to drive performance and energize your work environment. Are you ready to rock?

    Focus:

    •Innovation, Communication
    •Sales/Presenting, Leadership
    •Individual and Team Top Performance.
  • Conquering Life’s Stage Fright

    Transforming Fear into Confidence Now and Post Pandemic

    Mark brings his popular book to life at your event through engaging stories, performance and interactive processes. Mark demonstrates how all individual and team performances are broken down into three simple yet powerful steps: Clarity, Capability and Confidence. You will use these three simple concepts to drive you and your team’s performance to a higher level by transforming fear and trepidation in Confidence!

    Focus:

    •Individual and Team Top Performance
    •Sales/Presenting, Communication, Innovation.
  • Boost Your RQ - Rockstar Quotient!

    Solid Insights For Changing Times

    For organizations, leaders, and individuals, Mark will show you how you can boost your Rockstar Quotient for real gains in productivity, capacity, performance, innovation, morale… This is a rock show disguised as a keynote with measurable results!

    Focus:

    •Innovation, Performance, Communication,
    •Sales, Leadership, Team Building,
    •Breaking Through Barriers to Success.
Through experience, interviews, and anecdotes, Mark Schulman provides insight into the mindset and skill sets that can be used to break through the barriers to success and beyond.

—CEO of Zappos.com

It’s not easy to get a standing ovation from a corporate audience; Mark got two! Mark Schulman’s keynote address was truly a great success and made me, the event planner look like a Rock Star!

—Marketing Events Manager, Information Global Solutions

Mark is a unique performer in a world of talking heads.

—Chief Solutions Officer, YAHOO!

His energy is infectious and his information valuable. He really makes each person in the audience feel like he is talking to them individually.

—President, Brooks International Speakers and Entertainment Bureau

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