Peter Härtel studied Jazz and Pop at the “Hogeschool voor de kunsten” (ArtEZ – Netherlands). He is working as drummer and percussionist. He gives workshops in (Body-) Percussion and teaches drums. Next to his participation in many bands he also developed his instant composing skills as percussionist for dance classes since many years. At the dance department of the ArtEZ he is teaching music theory classes. He is aiming to develop practical orientated and on improvisation based lesson material and sees a lot potential to develop the dancer´s musicality by focusing on these both elements of his teaching.