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Popular Music Teachers Near Manchester

Kevin B.

Nashua, NH
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Andrew C.

Bedford, NH
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Brad S.

Bedford, NH
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Kevin B. Nashua, NH

About Me

Pro musician with 20 years of teaching experience.
Berklee College of Music,studio musician.

*** Lesson Details ***
Looking to improve your music skills?
Study with a patient experienced pro musician.
Fun friendly atmosphere.All styles /levels.
Easy access,quiet studio.tons of parking.
Comfortable waiting room etc.
If you are willing to practice my lessons will work for you.

*** Studio Equipment ***
good-sized room at an office space with amps, guitars w/ seating for parents

*** Specialties ***
I have students from 8-60 yo. Usually start with a beginner book and work from there.

Andrew C. Bedford, NH

About Me

• Been playing the drums for 15 years, including years of taking formal lessons and playing in different bands.
• Genres include Rock, Hardcore, Jazz, Metal, Acoustic rock, Folk and more.
• Currently playing in a band in Manchester, NH that plays shows around the MA/NH/VT/ME area and has played gigs opening up for national tours.

*** Lesson Details ***
What You Can Expect From Lessons:

• Basics of playing the drums.
• How to hold sticks correctly. (There is a wrong way!)
• How to set up a drum kit.
• How to count the beats in a measure.
• How to tune a drum.
• Drum rudiments and different techniques.
• Beginner drum beats and fills.

After developing a solid foundation, we'll move on to:

• Song structure and how to play with a band.
• Playing along with popular songs.
• For Intermediate players: Double kick, ghost notes, odd time signatures, off-beat playing and more!

*** Studio Equipment ***
ddrum Diablo Punx 5-Piece Drum Set (All white finish)
- 22" Kick drum
- 12" Mounted tom
- 14" and 16" Floor toms

Zildjian Z3 15" Hi-hats
Zildjian A Custom 18" Fast Crash
Zildjian K Dark 18" Thin Crash
Sabian HHX X-Plosion 18" Crash
Sabian HHX Evolution 20" Ride
Zildjian Oriental 18" China
Zildjian Zil-Bel 6" Bell
Meinl Soundcaster 10" Fusion Splash
Wuhan 12" China

Pearl P-2002B PowerShifter Eliminator Double Pedal

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide a snare drum, drum sticks, practice pad, and drum key.

*** Specialties ***
-Understanding how to compliment a band
-Adding creative fills while still keeping time
-Using Double kick to enhance, but not overshadow your playing

Brad S. Bedford, NH

About Me

Piano lessons with Brad S.

My background is in solo jazz piano and vocal accompaniment, in jazz, blues, funk, Latin Salsa and light classical. I have taught students of all ages and backgrounds, including blind and Autistic people. Most of my students are at Intermediate to Advanced levels.

I have over 30 years of professional playing and teaching experience, and BA Degrees from Berklee College of Music. I use a flexible & friendly approach. If you have a keyboard or piano, and you are willing to work towards a musical goal, I can help you make it happen.

I offer individual and group piano/keyboard lessons in my Bedford, NH studio, onsite in your home or via Skype/Webcam for long distance students. I help students of all ages and levels with instruction in classical, jazz, pop, blues, funk and Latin improvisation and harmony. Based in the Berklee jazz approach to learning, these lessons are applicable to any style of music.

What types of goals can be accomplished with these lessons?
Playing, Improvising, Repertoire, Styles Improvisation and harmony in various styles of music
Playing in a variety of styles without sheet music vs. ‘classical-only-all-written-music’ lessons
Playing a set of Christmas carols, Beatles, Elton John, Billy Joel or show tunes just for FUN!

Whatever your goal, I am ready to help!

Manchester Lessons

TakeLessons is the nation's leading private lessons provider, offering customized one-on-one lessons in hundreds of subjects in over 2,800 U.S. cities, including Manchester and surrounding areas.

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or experienced musician, you can benefit from working with a TakeLessons Instructor in Manchester to make your dreams a reality. Choose from a variety of music lessons taught in the Manchester area, including guitar lessons, voice lessons, drum lessons, piano lessons, violin lessons and many more! Explore our Manchester teacher profiles to compare each teacher's teaching style, background, student feedback, hourly availability, and more.

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