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Amber W.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Bachelor Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Amber W.

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Experienced Music teacher of 8 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of their instrument and theory skills. I specialize in all styles. Typically, I use a variety of method books to pick from to meet the needs of the students. I also have many tools available to use during lessons.
My students have gone on to NYSSMA and on to college auditions successfully!

About Amber

I have been teaching private lessons since 2008, but have been studying music since I was only 4 with non stop private and in school lessons. I now have my Bachelor's degree in Music education and am working toward my Masters in Music performance and Instruction. I love working with my students.

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Pete D.
Very good. Receptive. Imaginative.
Ken W.
Amber is fantastic!
Scott G.
Great first lesson. She made me feel very comfortable, was well prepared and did a great job.
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Kevin S.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded 2014 WGI PIW World Champion from WGI- Winter Guard International
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Kevin S.

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My music lessons are fun and educational. Students are busy and dealing with life. Music should not be another thing you "get through". Whether you're young and dealing with multiple subjects in school or you're an adult with a job and responsibilities, music should be the place to escape all of that. I want to teach you whatever you would like to learn and develop a curriculum based on your own wants.

Want to learn songs from your favorite bands? Great! Let's do that!

Want to prepare for college auditions to become a music major? I can help you with that!

Want to play music with your friends and be a part of a cool band? I've been there and done that, and can help you with that too.

Whatever your reason for playing music, whether its for fun or scholarships or auditions or whatever, music should be FUN! I want to help you with that.

There are materials like "Stick Control" and "Survival Guide for the Modern Drummer" but at the end of the day, I want to help you play music, ...

About Kevin

Hi there! I've been drumming for 14 years and teaching for 6 years! I've taught elementary students through college age and beyond. I love seeing my students grow and learn and pursue music from a place of interest, passion, and enjoyment! Music has given me so many opportunities like traveling

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Lisa
He is very knowledgeable and you can tell he works with kids. My daughter looks forward to lessons and can see big improvement each week. He is always asking about her current music goals and upcoming auditions. One of her goals was to make jazz band and she did, playing the trap set on a song at the winter concert.
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Charles W.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music - Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Charles W.

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Learn music from an experienced teacher in a fun and positive environment!

I have been teaching drum set to students of all ages and skill levels for over 10 years. My students are commonly surprised to see how quickly they are able to progress! Generally, within the first couple of lessons, we are already playing along to some of their favorite songs. My approach to lessons is fun and straightforward, and can be applied to whatever styles the student is interested in.

The drum set student can expect to learn very quickly about the following topics, which can be tailored to their particular needs/goals:

-Proper stick technique/control and posture
-Styles (Rock, pop, jazz, Latin American, theater etc..)
-Rudimental studies
-Drumset coordination and independence
-Development of speed and efficiency of motion
-Grooves and various styles of drumming
-Reading music
-Study of great drummers
-Playing with other musicians

About Charles

Learning music should be fun! I have been helping students of all ages and skill levels experience the joy of making music for over 15 years. I am a firm believer in the power of positive reinforcement, as well as a comfortable and constructive learning environment! As an educator, I have served

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Sammy S
I would like to share with you my experience of being a drums student at the New England Conservatory with Charles Weller.

I learnt a wide range of topics and exercises with Charles. Each time I asked him about a new subject, he gave me plenty of tools and useful tips.
Charles knows a lot and also knows how to teach it. I had more than half a dozen of drums teachers, but Charles is the one that helped me to deal with some of my weaknesses, taught me how to learn efficiently and had helped me to make the maximum progress in the shortest time !
I strongly recommend to learn with Charles Weller !!
Jordan M.
Charlie is a fantastic music teacher, and an incredible musician. Just go see this guy play, and see who he plays with. So fun to work with and one of the best drummers around :-)
Steve G.
Charlie is exactly what I was looking for. My situation is unique but that didn't phase him. By lesson's end, I felt more like a partner in this process than a student. And that's how I operate the best, and learn the most. I'm excited. After all these years, I'm finally going to learn to play the keys!
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Alexander A.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Speaks Sign Language
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor's of Music in Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
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Alexander A.

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As a pro-level bass player, I understand the importance and the roll of the drum set in a band. I can help you coordinate your limbs, perfect your beats, improve your timing, and read rhythms...one step at a time.

About Alexander

My name is Alex, and my passion is teaching music. I offer clients a unique learning experience with customized lesson plans and personalized attention to fit your exact goals and needs. These aren’t just words to me…they are a commitment I make to everyone that I have the pleasure of working

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Sheila T.
Great with beginners. Makes learning bass fun
Goudjor
Good afternoon sir, my name is Goudjor messanvi Chris& I just read about you but I'm just starting my guitar lesson & I think your explanation is far better & please can we chart so I can be your student? Thank.
Andrew
Great instructor ! He knows to shift focus towards what you need to work on. As soon as the instructions are given or the questions he asks you feel relief because the energy is going towards what you already feel you need to work on and not just moving on to the next lesson. The tailored lessons make for a low pressure learning environment to fit your needs. As long as your consistant with receiving his lessons you will get where you want to be with your talents and be jammin out soon.
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Aaron C.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aaron C.

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We will develop solid time, technique, reading, and rudiments. To foster musicality we will focus on critical listening . We will focus on effective practicing to maximize our efforts. We will learn to apply rudiments and stickings around the drums for interesting and dynamic fills. We will play together to focus on listening and ensemble skills. We also have the ability to record our lessons for later review.

About Aaron

In a fun and engaging atmosphere we will develop the tools of musicality. I'm as comfortable with an absolute beginner as an advanced student. I've been a professional drummer and keyboardist for 17 years. The last 13 of these have been touring with Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus. I

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Claire U.
Fantastic, patient, and effective teacher. He's very positive and encouraging with my active 8-year-old and I am amazed at how far she's come in almost a year. Wow! He also makes lessons fun and challenging, meeting the students at their level. Great instructor, highly recommend!
Chris
Aaron is great with my child. He's patient and encouraging.
Bennett Ross R.
Aaron was patient and engaging with my 4 y/o son. The class was a blast!
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Indigo S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Music Performance from Santa Monica College
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Indigo S.

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I have been a professional musician and educator for the past ten years. I'm certain that my music theory knowledge and performance experience in all aspects of percussion including; drum set, mallet percussion, marching percussion, and hand percussion will have you making music in no time. My wide range of experience both as a professional musician and an educator can accommodate the budding rock star student and the student preparing for their Juilliard audition. I believe I can inspire students to think outside the box and forge their own path to success, all while having fun and learning to master their instrument! Hope to jam with you soon!

About Indigo

I'm a professional drummer, percussionist, educator, composer, and multimedia artist. I was a principal performer in the cast of the NYC Broadway show STOMP. As a freelance drummer I've also worked with various recording artists and production outfits such as; Miki Howard, Street Drum Corps, and Roy

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Sofia
My 8 years old daughter absolutely loves her classes with Indigo. She is an extremely knowledgeable amazing teacher, but also has a special gift in communicating with children. We are so grateful to have found such a special young woman to teach our daughter!
Adrian
Excellent instruction. Very knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with

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"Fun and learned something - good lesson"
Macaidyn
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"Very informative. My son enjoyed the lesson very much."
Connor
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Hunter loves his teacher, we are very happy with him. He is good at teaching the fundamentals of music theory, like notation and scales but also keeps it relevant and fun. He asks Hunter what type of music he's into so that it isn't a chore to practice- it is pretty cool that a 10 year old is playing The White Stripes!"
Hunter
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Mike is an awesome teacher. He was really flexible with our schedule, and helped both of us starting at different skill levels and goals. He is well worth the money if you are serious about wanting to become a better drummer!"
Nadine
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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"My 1st Drum lesson with Mr Piper was amazing he is a very patient, hands on professional he will get you to your goals if you apply yourself."
Reginald
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"To the point...

Matthew is very good at knowing where you should start. Instead of pulling out basic rudiments from the start, Matthew had me play my set first. It was then he got a good understanding where I needed to start.

Matthew is very laid back, allows you to progress at your own speed, and always makes sure you got your lesson(s) before he leaves...

I would recommend Matthew to any drummer wanting professional instruction."
Gerry
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Great instructor, very knowledgeable. A pleasure to work with and adjusts to what your needs are. He even sent personalized drum tutorials for me to practice . Also has an amazing studio which is a huge plus."
Adriana
Took Drum lessons from Chuck R.
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"Mr. Max is a great teacher! He was super patient and knowledgeable. I was a total beginner at drums, but he made things really easy to understand and helped me start playing and reading right away. Would totally recommend taking lessons with Mr. Max!"
Hannah
Took Drum lessons from Max A.
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"Outstanding instructor!"
Devon
Took Drum lessons from Ronnie B.
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"I played drums in a school band and haven't played in a few years. I approached John about getting back into the art even though I was a little rusty. Previously I have taken lessons with people who were skilled gigging drummers but not the best educators. John is a great combination of professional musician and a skilled educator, as shown through his patience and ability to explain techniques and skills. I highly recommend John as a teacher for any level, because he has been so wonderful in getting me back on my musical feet!"
Ann
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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