Drummer, Singer and Songwriter
Florentina is an experienced drummer, having taken up the drums in 2003 she has also been playing professionally since 2010 within various bands. During her time playing live on stage, at festivals such as Big Day Out, she began to show interest in singing as well as drumming, which she now utilises within her songwriting.
As a teacher, Florentina exhibits an enthusiastic style and encourages students to explore a range of styles. She is very flexible to different learning styles of each student and has previously tutored students privately from the ages of 5 and up.
If you could have written one song that someone else wrote, what song would it be? Tell us why…
“Anything written by Daniel Johnston, because all of his songs come from a purely genuine place.”
If you could play with any musician (or band), past/present/dead/alive, who it would be? Tell us why
“Bernard Purdie, in the hope that some of his effortlessly cool jazz style would rub off on me.”
What are your earliest memories of music?
“I was taken along to a lot of music concerts with my family, it entailed ridiculously loud music and lots of dancing.”