"Mr. Englander's vast knowledge of percussion, extraordinary technical prowess, and undying encouragement make him a seasoned performer and educator."
Chris Tarka, Director of Percussion, Midlothian ISD (Dallas, Texas)
"After playing for Chester I was able to bring my playing to the next level, and I proceeded to win my next audition for the United States Coast Guard Band."
Chris Smith, Percussionist/USCG Band 2005-present
"Chester opened my eyes to the beauty and versatility of percussion and made me believe that I could make a career out of it."
Katy LaFavre, Percussionist at The Conservatoire de Lyon, and a recent Fulbright scholar