Kevin Peixoto is a battery instructor and arranger from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He started playing drumset and guitar when he was eight, and by 12 years old he was performing regularly around the Minneapolis area with his band Ithomiid. He has instructed the battery at several groups across Minnesota and California, including Pacific Crest Drum and Bugle Corps and various high schools. In addition to giving private lessons, Kevin is currently a battery instructor at Gold Indoor Percussion, El Segundo High School and Vista Murrieta High School. In the 2020 SCPA Composition Scholarship Competition, his original battery composition was awarded the grand prize.
Kevin’s performance experience includes Broken City Percussion, Bluecoats, River City Rhythm Drum & Bugle Corps, River City Rhythm Indoor, and Minnesota Brass Drum & Bugle Corps.
He currently lives in Sherman Oaks, CA and spends his free time writing and releasing music under artist name Languid, collecting bourbon and spending time with his roommates.