Minneapolis-Based Drummer & Clinician

Beth Varela

Beth Varela is a professional drummer based in Minneapolis, MN. She performs regularly with jazz, funk, and rock groups, but is most recognized as the drummer for Miss Myra and the Moonshiners. With the moonshiners, Beth has had the opportunity to tour areas of the United States and Europe. Additional groups that Beth performs and records with semi-regularly include the Beasleys Big Band, Dakota Valley Symphony Orchestra, Reynold Philipsik, Colleen Somerville, and more.

In addition to performing live, Beth is a music educator, clinician, and studio drummer. During COVID-19, Beth became fully set-up to record professional drum tracks from home, as well as teach online lessons, and virtual clinics through the School of Rock. If you’d like to hire beth for a virtual concert, virtual clinic, or professionally recorded drum samples, contact Beth using the form below.