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Mike Van Lente is a native of Holland, MI and a graduate of Hope College. Growing up in Holland, Mike was a member of school marching bands since the third grade and eventually taught private lessons while attending Hope College. His total experience with the drums extends to over 40 years.
He enjoys students of all ages and abilities, especially and including beginners. Mike's current plans include continuing to teach and perform in as many musical settings as possible while maintaining a superb quality family life with his two children who also share in his love for music.