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Focusing on basic techniques, music theory, rhythm, and creativity.
I have been playing music for over 20 years. I have been a successful part of Rock Bands, Jazz Bands, Blues Bands, Marching Bands, etc. So, whatever style of music you are interested in or wanting to learn, I can help!
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I am an experienced teacher with over 12 years of formal training and a degree in Percussion Performance from Long Beach State University. I have had the privilege of performing alongside such artists as Blue Man Group and Sheila E. I have performed in venues including: the Hollywood Bowl, Ford Amphitheater, and Club Nokia.
Experienced teacher with 12 years of formal training and a degree in Percussion Performance from Long Beach State University. I have had the privilege of performing alongside such artists as Blue Man Group and Sheila E. I have performed in venues including: the Hollywood Bowl, Ford Amphitheater, and Club Nokia.
I am confident that my experience in the music industry will provide fun, educational, and inspirational lessons to my students.
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There are a variety of methods for teaching lessons. We can focus on topics such as: practicing exercises from books, working on techniques, or transcribing drum parts from popular songs. If there is a popular song you want to learn, I can transcribe the part and teach it to you.
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I own a Tama ...
Instruction in proper playing technique, sight reading and exercises on timpani, bass drum, snare, cymbals, all idiophones, congas, bongos, marimba, glockenspiel, xylophone, vibraphone, chimes, tam-tam and drum kit.
I am primarily a composer, guitarist, tenor, pianist and percussionist and I love sharing what I have learned with others and watching my students develop and grow. My goal is to teach my students until they are better than me, so I hold no secrets, tricks or techniques back and I devote my time and energy to help others become the best musicians, artists and people they can be.I have a BA in music composition and a BA in music history, both from California State University, San Bernardino. I play the guitar, bass, piano, drums, orchestral percussion, mandolin, ukulele, banjo, recorder, harmonica and didgeridoo with varying levels of proficiency and have experience in music theory, songwriting, recording, MIDI, arranging, singing (contemporary, broadway and opera), and acting/performing. ...
I am an experienced teacher and performer.
My students range from beginners to successful professionals.
All ages welcome and YES in case anyone still wonders - females can learn to play the drums as well as any male.
All ages and most styles taught.
Beginners- learn a how to play a beat on the drum set at your first lesson- money back guarantee.
Intermediate to advanced students-improve your technique and expand your musical horizons.
Read more about me and my lessons below and feel free to email any questions you may have.
If you are a beginner I will have you playing at least one basic rock beat on a drumset before your first lesson is over. If you are at intermediate or advanced levels I will help improve your technique, independence and knowledge of rhythms.
All ages and all levels are encouraged to contact me.
I have performed and/or recorded with such notables as Blackbyrd Mcknight, Flea, Hillel Slovak, Slash, The Coasters, The Drifters, Scarlet Rivera, Joe Huston, Bill Mumy, Miguel Ferrer, Jeff (Morris) Tepper, Bruno Coon, Chalo Eduardo, Jorge Bermudez and many other LA artists. I have performed across the US and Canada, performed in South Korea, Caracas Venezuela and in Rio's official Carnival parade in the Sambadrome in Brazil
I have been teaching drums for over 40 years ...
Orchestral, concert band, marching, Latin, Brazilian and keyboard percussion
I am a friendly and professional teacher with experience teaching music from the elementary to the collegiate level. I enjoy teaching students of all ages and believe that children and young adults can benefit from the many facets of music and the ability it has to sharpen skills in other areas such as math, science, communication and history.
I currently hold a bachelors degree in music from the University of California, Davis, and am studying towards a masters degree at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. I have taught and tutored students in piano, concert percussion, marimba, drumset and hand drums, and have lectured on contemporary percussion music at American River College. I have also worked as a guest instructor with the Clovis High ...
Andrew has degrees in Percussion Performance from Indiana University and Cal State University Long Beach. He has studied a number of different instruments with some of the best players in the business. You may study any kind of percussion whether it is classical, jazz, marching, or world that you wish to learn.
Andrew is a dynamic educator with years of experience teaching students of all ages. He recently graduated from the prestigious Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, where he studied classical percussion, jazz, and Afro-Cuban music. A native to southern California, Andrew obtained his bachelors degree from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University Long Beach.
Andrew's love for teaching has been on display in private settings, as well as classrooms. He enjoys learning new techniques to inspire and challenge students to maximize their potential while also providing a fun environment.
Throughout his career, Andrew has performed both solo and ensemble music in numerous venues across the country, including the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles and ...