Eric S.

Eric S.

3 Reviews
Salt Lake City, UT


Levels Taught: Advanced

About Eric S.

Background Check: Last verified 10/04/2013
Eric passed a background check on 10/04/2013 that included the following:
  • National Criminal Record Check
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  • Sex Offender Registry Search
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Male Ages Taught: 5 to 99
Female Ages Taught: 5 to 99


I am by trade a musician who specializes in drums and drum education. I have played as a professional musician in the Salt Lake City, UT, and greater Los Angeles, CA, areas. My project involvement ranges from hip hop, metal, jazz, funk, blues, indie, reggae/ska, rock, pop, fusion, singer/songwriter, and electronica.

I instruct private lessons and workshop sessions to students of all ages, including those with varying levels of experience. I have also expanded my knowledge base by being included on tracks and albums of many professionally recorded albums.

I am a graduate of the Musicians Institute college of contemporary music in Hollywood, CA, with a performance degree for drums and percussion.

*** Lesson Details ***
Here is the biggest thing you need to know about taking lessons from me: IT'S ALL ABOUT YOU!! lesson pace, curriculum, and progress, all revolve around YOU. Each individual is different, and is attracted to the drums for different reasons, with different goals in mind. I customize your lessons based on what YOU want to learn, how quickly YOU learn, and what YOUR goals are. Here are some generic things that I focus on:
-Good habit building
-Positive reinforcement
-How to effectively practice
-Goal attainment
-Time keeping
-Styles [music genres]
-Making lessons FUN, yet INFORMATIVE

*** Studio Equipment ***
teaching studio detached from the house with a few drum kits w/ seating for parents

*** Travel Equipment ***
PROVIDED: material, spare sticks, drum keys, music books, practice pad.
NEED: drum kit, practice pad, metronome, sticks.

*** Specialties ***
Good habit building, technique, positive reinforcement, how to effectively practice, goal attainment, time keeping ---

Jazz, Funk, Fusion, Blues, Reggae, Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, Country/Western, Electronica

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Student Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Instructor! Eric is by far one of the best teachers I've had. He is very knowledgeable about what he teaches, and he makes the material easy to understand. He is very nice and easy to work with. December 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great instructor I've taken the classes almost a years with Eric about lessons Drum.He is a great teacher instructor. I didn't have any musical with background community and he makes good fun with great to learn understand ." He was very very good teacher and fun". I like it I will keep forward on my lesson with him throught Andes . November 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great instructor I've taken three classes with Eric and he is a great drum instructor. I didn't have any musical background and he still makes the lessons fun and easy for me to learn. April 24, 2012