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Popular Percussion Teachers Near Dallas

Mike F.

Arlington, TX
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Gerson R.

Irving, TX
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James F.

Dallas, TX
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Mike F. Arlington, TX

Snare
Mallet Percussion
Djembe
Marching Percussion

About Mike

Music is my life and air. I started playing the drums when I was 12 years old. I played in every band and music ensemble I could throughout junior high, high school, and college. I have played in bands outside of school with music styles ranging from Rock, Punk, Hardcore, Metal, and Hip Hop. Since 2008, I have been teaching private drum set lessons and marching percussion to students of all ages and backgrounds, including Special Needs.

Recently, I attended the University of Texas at Arlington where I furthered my education in music teaching, music theory, performance, and percussion. I am also an experienced Djembe and Didgeridoo performer. Teaching and encouraging others in music comes naturally to me, and my degree in Music Business supports knowing how to prepare lessons and ...

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Lynn S. October 14, 2013
Drum
Verified Student
Learned a lot

Lessons were fun but structured to maximize learning. Took my sons playing to a whole new level.
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Mark P. June 11, 2013
Drum
dedicated fun teacher

ive known Mike for a few years. he really puts all his effort and passion into teaching. he loves drums and knows how to communicate that feel to others. he is well versed and experienced on all types of percussion having been to acclaimed university programs. for both kids and adults Mike reaches out and brings the joy of music!!!!!!!
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Nathan F. June 8, 2013
Drum
Great drummer and great guy

Mike volunteers drumming for the band I lead at a local church. Regardless of how difficult the song selection is, he nails his part every week. Mike's experience with diverse musical genres allows him to draw upon a wide range of rhythms and techniques. In addition to his talent, Mike's character stands out as well. Each week he arrives early, is prepared, and friendly.
Gerson R. Irving, TX

If its the first time playing drums I can help you learn how to play. If you have been playing for a while I can teach you on how to improve your technique and be a better pocket drum player. For advanced drummers, we will focus on finger technique improving foot speed playing with click and over the click and learning Latin rhythms and many more creative ideas.

About Gerson

Hey guys, my name is Gerson born and raised in Irving, TX. I am from the DFW area. I was introduce to drums at a very young age in my early pre-teen life. I've been playing drums for over eight years right now. I grew up playing at my church and seeing myself grow there. As the years gone by I was introduce to a great global drummer in the Christian market name Keith Banks. Were I went to learn more about drums at Christ For The Nations Institute. Then after that I played and travel with many worship bands around the DFW area and around the US. After that I went to study music theory and jazz, at North Lake College were it help me grow even more as musician. I was thought by a great jazz drummer name Gene Glover who played in the 1 o-clock bad at North Texas and many more jazz ...

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Marat O. September 12, 2014
Drum · In studio
He is great! Awesome teacher, taught me how to play quick and easy. He is a real professional and i recommend him for anyone who needs lessons.
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Dyan B. August 22, 2014
Drum · In studio
Verified Student
We met up with Gerson at Murphy's Music in Irving for our drum lessons. Gerson is as he describes himself, "very laid back and easy going". I would add that he was always professional and knows when to challenge and help his student grow.
He will make you feel at ease and meet you at whatever level you are at.
You can tell he has a great passion for music and why he makes it his chosen profession. We found him to be very reliable and yet flexible should schedules change.
James F. Dallas, TX

About James

James Director of Music at Akiba Academy graduated from Richardson HS in Richardson Texas. He holds a BM in Jazz Performance from the University of North Texas and is a certified k-12 music teacher in both Texas and Colorado. James started his professional performance career in 1990 with Dallas' own Blues great Al 'TNT' Braggs, and continues to perform in various local groups. As a professional player, he has experienced both national and international tours while playing with a multitude of outstanding performers. James has over ten years experience teaching in public schools, from elementary music to middle/high school band & choir; to adjunct saxophone at Mesa State College in Grand Junction Colorado. As a Band director, he inspires a strong foundation of ...

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Aliva K. February 12, 2014
Piano
Verified Student
great teacher

Mr Falcon James is a wonderful teacher and we are very happy with his teaching skills and ability. He is a great teacher and a wonderful person. We are very excited to have him as our child's instructor!!

Ryan B.

Allen, TX
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John G.

Allen, TX
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Emily D.

Denton, TX
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Ryan B. Allen, TX

I teach a variety of forms of percussion, including congas, tambourine, shakers, etc.

About Ryan

Hey There! My name is Ryan B. I play and teach guitar, bass and drums, and piano and would love to teach you or help you improve your abilities! I have been playing all four instruments for 20 years, and I have a personal, laid-back style that helps connect with each student.

I have been with TakeLessons for over a year now, and am truly blessed to have worked with so many great students.I will teach you what YOU want to play, regardless of style or genre you like in music. I design my lessons around YOU, and what YOU want to learn!

For guitar, bass and drums, I can teach the basic beginner to the advanced. I teach electric and acoustic guitar, electric bass and acoustic and electric drums

For piano, I teach beginner levels only.

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Jennifer R. November 10, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Ryan is so great with my 6 yr old son. He is very patient with him, and even though we are having our son learn piano for now, his ultimate goal is to learn the guitar. With Ryan knowing this about our son, he also allows him to strum the guitar every so often so that it reminds him how his piano lessons will ultimately pay off in the end. Ryan is super great with kids! I highly recommend him to anyone.
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Kim Prier P. September 20, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Our daughter is 8 and is truly enjoying her lesson's with Ryan. His patience, energy, and personality allow her to enjoy the lessons!!! I would recommend him if you are searching for a great teacher!!
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April J. June 1, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Ryan is an amazing Piano teacher! My son is 7 and requires a lot of patience and redirection, and Ryan is very good at keeping him on track. We had to switch teachers after the previous one was not a good fit for my son's strong personality. I highly recommend Ryan if your child is easily distracted and strong willed. :)
John G. Allen, TX

Master Educator/Percussion Specialist engaged in composing, arranging, directing, private study, recording/performance in all areas of percussion including, but not limited to: drum set, snare drum fundamentals both marching and orchestral (traditional/matched grip), timpani, mallets (2 and 4 mallet grip), hand percussion, etc.

About John

*** Studio Equipment ***
Fully equipped drum/percussion studio w/ audio/video recording, 3 drum sets (2 acoustic sets and a Roland V-Drum kit), snare drums, marimba, timpani and seating for parents.

*** Specialties ***
Rock, jazz, orchestral, latin, bebop, heavy metal, country, pop, alternative, funk, R & B, marching, mallet percussion, timpani, hand percussion

Emily D. Denton, TX

Percussion is one of the most important parts of the band! I have been playing percussion for eleven years and love every second of it. Each percussion instrument takes time to learn to play correctly, even the triangle.

About Emily

I have been playing percussion since I was 11 years old. I played on drumline in high school, and minored in music at Southern Virginia University, where I just graduated from last May.

While in college I had a teaching internship, where I taught both the Middle and High School Percussion in Buena Vista, Virginia.

I believe that the most important parts of playing percussion are learning to read music and having fun! Lessons with me will begin with the basics of reading music, and your skills will only get better from there!

Aside from music, I love fishing, laughing, and Virginia. I love to teach those who want to learn.

Percussion With TakeLessons

TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Percussion in Dallas and nearby areas. Learn how to play percussion by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Dallas Percussion teacher profiles and contact a friendly TakeLessons student counselor by phone or email for assistance with scheduling your Percussion lessons.

Whether you are a beginner Percussion student, intermediate Percussion student, or advanced Percussion student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Percussion skills. Your choices for a Dallas Percussion instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Percussion instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching ...

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