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Popular Percussion Teachers Near Norfolk

Lynn K.

Virginia Beach, VA
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Stephen P.

Hampton, VA
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Art L.

Newport News, VA
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Lynn K. Virginia Beach, VA

Subjects Taught

Banjo, Bass Guitar, Drum, Fiddle, Guitar, Mandolin, Music Performance, Music Theory, Percussion, Piano, Ukulele, Violin

About Me

Your
relationship with music & your chosen instrument is unique &
will  be life long.  I look forward to sharing  your
excitement as we pursue the path to comfort, confidence & the
eventual, inevitable joy you will achieve with your new friend.

Whether  you are 5, 25, or  perhaps 75 years old when you make the decision to enter the world of music, you will be changing your life for the positive.  

*** Lesson Details ***
In a very calm, easy going atmosphere you can expect to laugh a bit, as it is called 'playing' music! You will have an understanding of how to read & play a minimum 3 songs each month, & will be picking up enough music theory as it applies to your instrument each week to feel confident & inspired to continue on as far as you desire. We will learn how to 'play well with others' in informal as well as more structured gatherings every few months, with no pressure, only compassion & encouragement.

For those wishing to join in the fun of playing bluegrass music, we will start out with technique exercises, scales, basic melodies & accompaniment patterns to prepare you to learn this unique & exciting style of American music. There are many gatherings in the area called 'Pickin' Parties' that I want to get you ready to participate in as soon as is humanly possible.

If you are one of those brave souls undertaking the lovely but challenging fretless instrument, the violin, my main focus is to get you started with the all the necessary basic techniques - holding the instrument & bow correctly, getting the best possible tone & pitch using efficiency & accuracy, mixed with a great deal of ear training & heart.

Specific songs you'd like to learn? Your reward for accomplishing what I deem necessary on whichever instrument you've chosen will be for us to listen to your desired piece & writing it out in either or tablature or standard notation.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Lesson studios contain piano, electronic keyboard, electronic drum set, music stand, tuner, metronome, manuscript books available for purchase, easy parking in the well lit front lot.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Student must have own instrument & be willing to purchase necessary tools as recommended for their instrument, such as, music stand, tuner, pick, book, strap, etc.

*** Specialties ***
Bluegrass, Country, Country Rock, Contemporary Christian, Americana, Ragtime Blues Guitar, Fingerstyle, Flatpick, Accompaniment

Stephen P. Hampton, VA

Subjects Taught

Drum, Ear Training, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Percussion, Piano

About Me

*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect the student to have the instrument they are wanting to learn.

*** Specialties ***
I have taught drums and piano for over 7 years. However, professionally I have been playing drums for 4 years in live and studio situations. The only included music recording in reference to the fact that I can teach musicians how to effectively record in a studio situation. I wouldn't be the teacher for engineering work.

Art L. Newport News, VA

Subjects Taught

Conga Drums, Djembe, Hand Drums, Meditation, Percussion

About Me

Arthur has been hosting Drum Circles in Richmond VA, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach. He is professionally Trained in the art of Drum Circle Facilitation.
His goal is to teach has many students as possible the art of Hand Drumming for relaxation, fun, musicality and spiritual awakening. Each person has rhythm inside of them. I help you find your inner rhythms to play with everyone. My specialty is helping you build confidence to play for yourself and with everyone in a Drum Circle.

*** Lesson Details ***
Individual private lessons at your home or my studio for those who think they can't play. If you want to learn how to play for fun for yourself and to participate in a Drum Circle group with others. 

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have congas, djembes, bongos and cajons for you to use.
You don't have to own a instrument, I will let you use mine.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Can bring Congas, Cajon, Djembes and bongos to your house.

*** Specialties ***
My specialty is getting you relaxed and comfortable before you play. I make the learning experience fun so you will want to learn.

Percussion With TakeLessons

TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Percussion in Norfolk and nearby areas. Learn how to play percussion by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Norfolk 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 Norfolk 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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