Lernard Brand is a native of Connecticut, where he began his journey as a musician early in his childhood. He found passion in drumming competitively for his high school band. After high school, Lernard joined the Connecticut Hurricanes Drum and Bugle Corps where he performed on various percussion instruments between 2013 and 2018. In 2019 he became a percussion instructor for the Hurricanes. During these years he also began teaching various different high school percussion groups. Lernard relocated to Houston, Texas in 2020 after receiving his BS in Music Production. He is a fun laid back instructor that believes “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.