Ken Schleifer is originally from Pittsburgh, PA, and presently lives in Dagsboro, DE with his wife, Karen, and their miniature dachshund, Zoey. Recently retired after 38 years as the Elementary Instrumental Music Teacher for the Indian River and Cape Henlopen School Districts, he now enjoys sharing the joy of making music with his many musical friends.
For the past 23 years Ken has performed as a drummer/percussionist for many musical organizations around the Delmarva Region including the Possum Point Players, Bay Star Productions, Clear Space Theater Company, The Southern Delaware Choral Society, CAMP Rehoboth Chorus, and most recently with the Capital Ringers.
He has also performed as a drummer with the Delmarva musical groups Spice, The Beat Benders, Lisa Scott and the Melting Pot, Giant Steps, OH BOY! A Tribute to Buddy Holly, and is currently performing with the jazz trio 5th Avenue, 2nd Time Around and a 9-piece swing band called SWING JUNCTION...It's A Swing Thing.