Wilson who plays the hilariously awkward Dwight Schrute on The Office is starring in a new comedy film called The Rocker, in which he plays a washed up drummer who tries to regain fame by joining his nephews high school rock band.
Wilson learned to play drums for the rockin role, but conquering the kit was a breeze since hes already a musical master.
He explains, I grew up playing piano, clarinet, guitar, sax, and the xylophone. I also played the baritone in pep band [in high school]. I basically learned to play every clown instrument I could find. Anything to get a laugh.
And theres one more musical instrument Wilson is particularly proud to be a pro at: The recorder.
Wilson says, I learned to play the recorder for my role on The Office. Dwight likes to provide music around the office during trying times.
The Rocker hits theaters this Wedneday (Aug. 20).
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