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Popular Drum Teachers Near Shelton

Matthew V.

Bridgeport, CT
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Douglas A.

Middlebury, CT
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Barry S.

Danbury, CT
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Matthew V. Bridgeport, CT

all styles, dexterity, muscular independence, stick technique, snare drum rudiments, drum charts, drum notation

About Matthew

Heralded as "œa smart, tasteful, and genuine singer" and "a consummate multi-instrumentalist," Matthew continues to perform and broaden his range of musical experiences through diverse engagement in both the classical and non-conventional realms. Matthew has had the great privilege of performing around the world and working with some of today's brightest and most acclaimed singers, ensembles, and conductors such as Leon Botstein, Dale Duesing, Karen Brunssen, James Hall, Warren Jones, Phyllis Hoffman, Pro Arte, Canticum Scholare, and VOCES8.

As an educator, Matthew's 10+ years of teaching experience in voice and drums has brought him to work with young musicians of all ages and skill types. Matthew's approach is technique ...

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Cory L. May 5, 2014
Vocal Training
Verified Student
Highly Recommended!

Matt's a great teacher. He's really good at articulating, and helping you visualize, the different things that are going on when you sing. In the past few months I've noticed a big change in how I look at, and approach, singing.

Really looking forward to continued growth with this teacher!! Highly recommend him!
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Tarli B. April 29, 2014
Drum
Verified Student
Amazing Learning Experience

I've had lessons for many different instruments and different teachers in the past. I would say Matthew is the most patient and thorough teacher I've had. Being a beginner at drums, we heavily focused on good technique and are gradually moving forward as I learn everything 100%. I feel very confident that as I continue taking lessons with Matthew I will be a pro. He gives me the right tools so I can go home and practice what we learned in the lessons and I feel myself getting better and better every week. Overall, I have really enjoyed my experience, Matthew is very professional and has great energy!
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Liz M. December 10, 2013
Singing
Verified Student
Matthew is so kind and patient.

My 6 year old son, Dimitri, has Matthew as a singing instructor. Matthew is so patient and funny. Dimitri feels so comfortable at every session. It feels great to know that my son is with such a talented instructor.
Douglas A. Middlebury, CT

Learn popular or classic songs in a systematic and clear manner!

About Douglas

I am a Certified Music Teacher for the State of Connecticut specializing in drum and percussion lessons. I have taught drums and percussion in the Connecticut area for the past seven years, and have had students go onto to pursue music endeavors after high school and even college. My mission is to make sure you or your child receives HIGH QUALITY instruction on a weekly basis.

I strive to make each lesson extremely organized and engaging, ensuring that you or your child are having FUN while learning the fundamentals of drumming.

Topics covered in lessons are (but no limited to):

- Rudiments (Snare Drum and how to apply them to the Drum Set)

- Music Notation Reading (being able to read music correctly will make lessons more worthwhile)

- Drum Set Grooves and Fills (Learn ...

Barry S. Danbury, CT

About Barry

Hi! My name is Barry and I have been teaching for over 10 years in the Fairfield County, CT area. I have had success teaching all ages, styles and abilities, from the most gifted to the physically impaired. I grew up listening to a tremendously wide range of music, and have studied classical flute, rock, jazz and classical guitar, and even the japanese shakuhachi, with some of the great minds of the instruments. I graduated high honors from Queens College with a Masters' in composition, and have had works performed by major acts in the contemporary classical scene. In jazz, I have shared the stage and recording studio with the likes of Marc Ribot and William Parker; I have quite a bit of experience as a performer that I bring to my teaching. My passion for music is addictive; I have ...

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Faith H. October 28, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Very good experience.

Barry has great patience....I enjoy my lessons, but I don't always practice as much as I should so I'm not as good at this as I might otherwise be. He makes the learning experience very worthwhile. It makes me want to stick with it. He definitely gets an A+!!
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Rodolfo C. February 11, 2013
Guitar
Verified Student
Talented

Barry is a great teacher and excelent musician. His studio has a wide range of instruments and the environment is pleasant. I found it easy to learn and I appreciate his patience. He definitely knows his staff and will recomend him to my friends.
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FaithH June 10, 2012
Barry has a deep connection to music. He pays attention to detail, and he has lots of patience...very good teacher!

Sam W.

Fairfield, CT
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Andrew Z.

Trumbull, CT
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Vito C.

Hopewell Junction, NY
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Sam W. Fairfield, CT

I have been playing Drumkit for 10 years, and hold a Masters of Music in Composition for Film and Multimedia from NYU. I am fluent in most styles of playing, and take well-rounded approach to teaching drums and percussion. Students will learn rudiments, drum notation, common rhythms, grooves and fills in many styles, as well as how to play their favorite tunes!

About Sam

Hey all,

My name is Sam W. I've been teaching private music lessons for nearly 10 years, and have enjoyed meeting new students and helping them discover their love of music.
I've recently received my Masters of Music in Scoring for Film and Multimedia at NYU Steinhardt. Outside of giving lessons, I also compose music professionally for use in film, TV and the web.

I specialize in teaching guitar, piano and drumkit, as well as music theory/composition and audio recording techniques and software.

I look forward to helping you along on your musical journey!

Andrew Z. Trumbull, CT

I teach rudimental drumming as well as drum set. I aim to show the connection between various rudiments and grooves on the drumset.

About Andrew

I have been teaching both percussion and electric bass lessons for the past several years. I have had the privilege to play with musical greats, such as Curtis Fuller, Robert Glasper, and Peter Bernstein, on the upright bass and drumset. I intend to focus on concrete application of music theory and rudimentary knowledge to the instruments that I teach.

Vito C. Hopewell Junction, NY

I have been teaching classical snare drum and drum set for close to 10 years now. I emphasize become a diverse drummer with experience in all styles of music.

About Vito

Hello!

Music is my passion, and my life. I have grown up surrounded by music since I can remember, from my humble beginnings hanging out with my father in his friend's music store, to managing a music store of my own!

Since I was a young boy, all I ever wanted to do was play the drums, and I have been fortunate to do so for close to two decades. I have been molding young minds in the way of the drum since 2008, as I was on my way to receive my B.A. in Music from Western Connecticut State University.
I teach in a very traditional, well rounded style, catering to what and how the play would like to learn. We will work on everything from your basic sticking techniques, on up to complex rhythms and drum beats/patterns as they advance. I have a very laid back attitude, and really ...

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Whether you are a beginner Drum student, intermediate Drum student, or advanced Drum student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Drums skills. Your choices for a Shelton Drums instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Drum instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching style, background, photos, student feedback, and hourly ...

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