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Drum, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory
Currently a music performance major at Temple University
Associates in Applied Science
Major- Sound Recording and Music Technology
I can teach all styles from reggae, funk, jazz, rock or blues to heavy metal. I can also introduce students to recording and preparing for the studio. I am currently in TOOL tribute band and working on several recording projects.
Paul Green School of Rock Music, Music Director 2001-2009
Produced and directed 25 concerts of varied genres of music
Responsible for teaching students reading techniques, song form, sound production and drumming fundamentals.
Educated individuals and groups in an extensive variety of musical styles
Instructed students ages 6-18 yrs in drum set and snare studies
St. Martin’s Catholic Elementary, Drum Instructor Feb 2000-Jan 2011
Taught percussion ensemble
Tutored intensive individual instruction
Facilitated drum and snare studies
Prepared students for school concerts
Lansdale Catholic School, Drum Instructor Sept 1991-June 2000
Taught marching band
*** Lesson Details ***
My lessons are laid back and fun. I set short and long term goals for my students. Beginners will learn song form, basic beats, sticking patterns and proper technique as well as a focus on playing the music that is most inspiring to them. As our lessons progress we'll work on reading more advanced music, drum set technique, soloing, playing more difficult songs, music theory and learning about all the great drummers in the world! After a few months you'll be booking yourself gigs!
*** Studio Equipment ***
recording gear, two drum sets, rehearsal space seating for parents
*** Travel Equipment ***
I have a studio with two drumsets set up
*** Specialties ***
I specialize in Rock, Funk, Prog, Reggae, Folk, and Jazz
Drum, Ear Training, Music Performance, Music Theory, Percussion
Adam is currently completing his degree in Jazz Performance with a concentration in Drum Set at Temple University. Since picking up the drums at the age of 9, he has been an active performer and educator, playing in multiple ensembles, including rock bands, small jazz groups, marching bands, big bands, orchestras, church groups, wind ensembles, and percussion ensembles. This performance experience covers a wide range of genres from jazz, rock, funk, pop, and gospel, to Afro-Cuban/Afro-Brazilian drumming. Adam has also taught drums privately and interned under band directors at middle schools and high schools in central Pennsylvania.
Audition Prep, Conga Drums, Djembe, Drum, Ear Training, Hand Drums, Marimba, Music Performance, Music Theory, Percussion, Steel Drums, Xylophone
Welcome to Percussion and Drum set lessons with Peter D. K.
Due to a performer's schedule, please sign up for SCHEDULE AS YOU GO. I will then be in contact to schedule your first lesson! I look forward to working with you.
*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide percussion instruments such as drum pad and or snare drum. Students would have to provide the keyboard instruments and drum sets.
*** Specialties ***
Audition Prep, Drum, Ear Training, Music Performance, Music Theory, Percussion, Piano
I specialize in teaching special needs children, adolescants, and adults. I have worked with special needs populations for many years in a variety of settings. I am very patient adept and compassionate. I am also very skilled at my instrument as I studied music at the University Level. My goals are to combine my experience teaching special education with my experience studying and teaching music performance. I am very enthusiastic about teaching students at advanced levels as well. I teach piano and Drumset. I teach various styles of music and hope to engender my students' love for music and the arts. I consider myself a mentor, a Music Therapist, and an educator.
Drum, Steel Drums
Kristian P. is an active steel pan performer and teacher based in South Philadelphia. Mr. P. has performed around the United States, Europe, and Asia, including concert appearances with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. He currently directs steel drum orchestras at the University of Delaware, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, and Northern Children's Services.
Acoustic Guitar, Arrangement and Composition, Audio Engineering, Bass Guitar, Blues Guitar, Drum, Guitar, Music Recording
My name is Nathan, but you can also call me Nate or Nay.
I have played guitar and bass for about 15 years and drums for over a decade. I write music, and I have been involved in numerous live performance bands and recording projects.
In high school I studied music theory, composition, and technology. I continue to during my spare time. I also play some piano, harmonica, and sing. I have had a few years of guitar lessons, including several months of classical guitar training with sight reading.
I am an ASCAP songwriter, and have a Bachelor of Arts in communication studies with a minor in web technology from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
I am primarily involved in rock and heavy metal, but have experience in many other genres.
I listen to all kinds of music! Anything my students listens to or wants to learn is fine by me! Classical, soul, country, jazz, electronic dance... I believe there's great stuff in all of them!
I've had experience teaching both bandmates and friends how to play songs (both originals and covers), as well as various techniques on instruments. I've also demonstrated how to use programs to both record and edit songs, then mix and master them.
I enjoy teaching in a way to help other players love their instruments. I believe the first goal is to give it your own voice, and then continue to gain the expressive means to make it an extension of your body.
There's no embarrassment in being coached how to crawl, fall, and then walk before learning how to run.
Self-discipline will make you never hesitate to revisit the steps to that first goal, and realize that those are the ones that you will need to tread many times if you want to improve.
You ultimately need to have fun to stay on path! I tend to laugh a lot when I teach and encourage you to do so as well. We all make countless mistakes every day, but playing a wrong note should just feel silly, not bring you anger or frustration. Laughing relieves our daily stress and associates positive attitude towards your instrument.
If you stay interested, the instrument will grow with you, and continue to be a companion as long as you come back to it. I encourage you to grow your roots as you see fit. If you become flustered at a song, it's probably not important to master it this minute. So unless you have a gig or recital, we can come back another time!
I will always try to demonstrate proper technique and posture to help eliminate bad habits that lead to discomfort and potential injury.
My current band is Yuki Yuki Yasumi, so please take a look/listen if you'd like more samples of my playing.
I have a resume available. You can also request a sample outline/lesson plan of your skill and instrument.
Thanks for reading, hope to hear from you soon!
The drums are a very versatile instrument; they are used in every style of music, from hip hop to jazz to rock. No matter which style youâre interested in, taking Philadelphia drum lessons will help you hone your techniques and skills to take your playing to the next level. Learning the drums will also allow you to better appreciate all types of music and enjoy local festivals such as the West Oak Jazz Festival and the Philadelphia Folk Festival.
Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced drummer, our pre-screened and certified instructors are committed to helping you reach all of your goals. Your lessons will be customized for your individual needs, and your online account will help you stay organized and focused. We also offer flexible schedules, several studio
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To get started, give us a call or begin searching and browsing teacher profiles online! Signing up for private drum lessons is the first step for increasing both your confidence and your skills.
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