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Popular Music Teachers Near Fort Lauderdale

Deb

Hollywood, FL
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Frederico P.

Pompano Beach, FL
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Allen P.

Miami, FL
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Deb Hollywood, FL

About Debbie

I'm a passionate Performer/Vocal Coach who has been in the music industry for about 20 years. I also do professional music video's for artists. I've studied Brett Manning's teachings who is a celebrity in his own makings. I've performed in several cruise ships in all of South Florida. Helping and dedicating myself to upcoming artists is where my heart is.

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Students who study with me become more confident. I teach them how to sing with conviction
I'm very passionate about having my students climb to the top so discipline is necessary.
My lessons are exciting and creative so not only do you learn but you're anxious to come back
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Jackie S. May 14, 2014
PASSIONATE COACH

DEB is extremely passionate about her work and students... I feel so comfortable with her and she brings out the best in me... I look forward to my lessons so much. Look no further the best teacher ever!
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CharlieM March 6, 2014
FANTASTIC!!!

DEBBIE is not only a great vocal coach but a true performer too. Her style is very unique and she can help all artists in various styles. Her lessons take it up a further step each and every time and I'm so lucky to have found her....
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RickyR March 6, 2014
AWESOME!!!

Debbie is a SUPERB Instructor. She is not only caring, patient but gives a thorough lesson including PERFORMANCE in which I really need. She is your one stop shop for everything. Highly reccommended.
Frederico P. Pompano Beach, FL

About Frederico

I am a professional drummer, well known within the international community, and I'm an experienced musician who has worked with bands and groups all over the country, at Miami, California, Boston, and one of South Florida’s top locally- based drummer. All of this makes me one of the unchallenged players in our music industry at Florida. I have recorded, toured and performed as a drummer with Protocol Jazz Band, Mix Brazil Samba, Paulo Gualano Brazilian Carnaval, Someday Radio, Vinyl rock band, Alex Petronouv singer, and far too many other projects too completely. After a life time of learning, I took my unique style from Copacabana, Brazil to the clubs and concert halls of the world. Formal lessons initially in Brazil with Pascoal Meireles, but further followed studies at the ...

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Stuart B. March 6, 2014
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Professional & Talented

My drum instructor has taught me how to read music, keep time with a metronome and how to enjoy learning the drums. He is very skilled at breaking everything down into smaller components making the daunting task of playing the drums more comprehensible. He is light-hearted, has a great personality and is encouraging, even when you think that the assignment is impossible.

I have great respect and admiration for my teacher. He's one of the best there is.
Allen P. Miami, FL

About Allen

I am a University of Miami School of Music graduate with extensive experience in music education, theory, songwriting and arranging.
As a winner of the Florida State Concerto Competition at 17, and having performed with some of South Florida's best singers and musicians, I offer a wealth of knowledge about how to connect music theory with music practice.

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I specialize in creating individual lesson plans - no 'cookie cutter' methods, and no lectures about practicing!

My teaching style is free-flowing and relaxed. I'm very willing to adapt to any and all situations in order to make music education work for YOU.

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Val C. March 6, 2014
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It's been a real pleasure!!!!!!!! Can't wait to get back!!!!!!!! Merry Christmas!!!!!!!!!!!

Johnny C.

Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Nicole K.

Dania, FL
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Andrea G.

Hollywood, FL
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Johnny C. Fort Lauderdale, FL

About Johnny

I have been performing for 50 years on the Conga drum and a teacher of How to play the Conga drum for over 30 years. I have performed with such notables as Carlos Santana, Johnny Lang, Orianthi, Sergio Mendes, Eddie Palmieri, Johnny Pacheco and many many other Grammy winning artists. Lessons are conducted around your availability. Lessons can be an hour to an hour and a half long and you will have homework. you will need your own Conga drums. Learn from one of the best player/teachers in the world today

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Here is is my curriculum for my Conga drum course

The study of the Conga drum....

Cuban methods as taught in Cuba today, and also my methods developed over 30 years of teaching

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Johnny C. September 18, 2014
Congas · In studio
From Mark and Diane after their 3 day Intensive with me...they came from Seattle,WA..where they had also taken some lessons with me...here is what they said abut their experience with me.

Hey Johnny,

Want to Thank you and Maggie for your hospitality and good cheer while Diane and I were visiting. This was truly a great experience for us. Trying to remember all the individual details we learned and very glad we recorded everything. You certainly did take us to the next level and over the next several months we will review and improve. The metronome will now be standard in our practice for quite a while as well as working for speed. You showed us many fun rhythms but more importantly you taught us a clear path for development which is what we have been missing.

Be in touch in the future and already starting to think about an early winter return for another 3 day intensive--but for the time being we are finally on path. Just playing a bit over the weekend we were so much more focused and also very realistic about our renewed dedication.

Thanks, Mark & Diane
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Johnny C. September 18, 2014
Congas · Online
Recent testimonial from ongoing pupil Charles B.

I’ve been studying the conga drum with JC for just over two years and I just want to give my total thumbs-up to his approach as a teacher and percussion professional. As a Brit with musical tastes ranging from rock, funk, jazz, hip-hop (and latin music!), I came to JC professing a slightly uncertain attraction to conga drums. Without a well-defined notion of what I really wanted to learn, JC took me through the basic strokes, rhythms and rudiments, developing my knowledge and skills in Afro-Cuban music and much else besides. JC’s experience in the music biz is obviously amazing and one of the best things about learning from him (aside from the great stories) are the unique rhythms and styles he’s acquired (and invented) over the years, from hanging and playing in so many “scenes“. So if you want a proper idea of how to play alongside funk, disco and other r n b styles, this is your guy. Needless to say, he’ll also makes sure you know the essentials behind the instrument, most importantly its deep roots in African music and traditions, and its obvious dominance in Afro-Cuban music. Not only that, JC is a very attentive teacher and is well up on things like “cognitive discovery”, which emphasises learning through hearing and hands as much as through more logical processes. Learning through Skype is also a lot easier and effective than it sounds. It’s been a great experience, revealing the full potential of the instrument to me and motivating me to keep up practice and lessons
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Johnny C. September 18, 2014
Congas · In studio
From Mark D.-Texas...
I just returned last night from a week at Jonny's intensive...
I'm already planning a time when I can go back.
No BS here, it started with JC picking me up at the airport on a Sunday evening, we had dinner at a Cuban restaurant and hit the drums the next morning... For 6+ hours a day! everyday for 5 days.

I have to admit, I thought for sure it would go down something like... He would give me an exercise, and then come back in half an hour while I worked on it. No way... He sat right next to me every hour of every day for the entire week. " sit up straight... relax your hands...breathe...Don't tap the drum, hit it...not enough wrist...get your hand off the drum...mark your time...you're too stiff...

JC is a guy who believes TEACHING is an art form, and he is good at it. He has a system, it's not random, he has thought it thru...He breaks it down so that you are doing something you understand, and you understand WHY you are doing it. A lot of guys can play, but not every guy who can play...can teach. Johnny can do both.

I really felt like it wasn't just a job for JC...he was sincerely interested in me being successful. He did everything he could do to make sure I got the most out of everyday I spent there. Many days, we worked late, no complaint, no reminder that the lesson was over... We went as long as I lasted. And, when we weren't playing, we were watching DVDs of Cuban Rumberos, or listening to Mongo or Puente from records he bought 45 years ago... Awesome

There is not enough time for me to have been able to learn as much as I learned from JC on my own. It is amazing to me that he was so willing to give me so much of what took him a lifetime to accomplish. I will be forever grateful to JC for giving me that.
Nicole K. Dania, FL

About Nicole

My name is Nicole but you can call me Nikki! Here's a little about me and what I've accomplished.

My Background:
I have been singing since the age of four! I am a native of Miami Beach Florida. I started performing in church and school where my passion for performing were developed. Having come from such a background I was privileged with a well rounded musical tastes, from Gospel in church Classical in school, and Reggae, Pop, Rock, and R&B from her parents. In performing in contests and local shows I learned a lot about stage presence and can share that with my students as well. I earned my bachelor's in Studio Music and Jazz Voice at the University of Miami and Minored in Music Business. At UM I had the opportunity to study with critically acclaimed Jazz ...

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Shania O. July 16, 2014
Vocal Training · In studio
Very skilled, patient, engaging and my 9 year old enjoys her lessons. She is conveniently located and provides competitive instruction and vocal activities!
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Mercedes S. June 29, 2014
Singing · In home
Nicole is a great singer and musician! She has an amazing voice and really knows how to sing which truly stands out from the crowd. She is the best vocal coach that anyone can have. My daughter and son love her and completely enjoy every single class. Since they have been taking lessons with Nicole, both of them have increased their vocal range, developed confidence in performance, as well as learning a lot about theory. She has a vast knowledge about music and can really get the best out of the student. I definitely highly recommend her to anyone, from beginner to advanced, pursuing a career in the music field.
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JANICEM February 21, 2012
Nicole is a great teacher. She has a lot of patience and fantastic ideas for different approaches to help me understand the lesson. She is also very encouraging.
Andrea G. Hollywood, FL

About Andrea

A graduate of Loyola University and the University of New Orleans, Andrea teaches children and adults in Miami and Broward. Lessons can be taught in English or Spanish.

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