Minneapolis-Based Drummer

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 Jiselle McCollam’s Jazz Cult, Katia Cardenas, Beasley’s 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.¬†Contact beth for information on private piano lessons, drum lessons, clinician requests, or if you’re in need of a drummer for your next live performance or studio session.