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Mariano L.

4 Reviews
Los Alamitos, CA
Starting at $30
  • Masters of Music from California State University Northridge
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Senior Soloist-Marimba from Torrance Symphony
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Mariano L.

4 Reviews
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My experience as a performer and teacher spans over 25 years of every musical style. I believe in creating an environment that is focused on playing music well and where the student can have fun while gaining confidence. It is important to develop functional musicians with good technique, reading, time, and listening skills. We will cover all styles of music that use steel drums, including jazz, classical, and island music.

About Mariano

My experience as a performer and teacher ranges from early music to today's rock and pop, including various percussion instruments from around the world. When studying for my bachelors and masters degrees in music, I did course work in music recording, jazz studies, and music history. In addition,

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Diane B.
Mariano is fun, professional, and knows his craft!
Evan
Mariano is excellent! He is firm yet patient and professional, and gets along really well with my son.
Emma
Mariano was an amazing percussion and drum set teacher. His lessons were engaging and productive, and he was always able to communicate an idea or musical concept in a way that I was able to understand and connect with. After about 2 years of lessons I was accepted into the Orange County School of the Arts for percussion and I owe my success to the lessons I took with Mariano. I continued lessening throughout high school and my skill level contined to grow. What I loved about Mariano's teaching was his unique ability to take very simple exercises and make them more difficult and therefore much more beneficial. Along with stressing the importance of basic technique, he would constantly inteoduce me to new things - Afro beats, traditional grip, Latin beats, new ways to sight read, and 4 mallet marimba technique. I would highly suggest taking lessons with Mariano if you are looking for a fun, encouraging teacher who has lots of experience with a variety of percussion performance!
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Lorenzo M.

North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Master from Conservatory
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Lorenzo M.

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About Lorenzo

My music history begin when when I was three year old with the Flute nine with the Drums and twelve with the Saxophone I've a Master in Flute and Composition from a Italian Conservatory a Certificate in Drums from a Academy in Italy and the Musician Institute in Los Angeles A Certificate in Saxo

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Cabot P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Cabot P.

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I would like to present services as a steel drum and percussionist musician, although I have enjoyed tremendous success as a fulltime touring musician. I am happiest teaching It inspires me to see the talent develop and confidence build in my students. As your teacher I look forward to start this amazing life changing journey with you!

About Cabot

Music is my life's work and passion. I am a Results-driven Musical instuctor and steal pan maestro with 45 years of progressive experience and a proven record for teaching and developing award winning musicians. As a musician, my proven ability to interact with people of highly diverse cultures, ag

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Kevin F.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kevin F.

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Online Steel Drums Teacher

I have played Pan for 26 years and love to help others learn how fantastic the instrument can be!

About Kevin

I have a Percussion Performance Degree from Arizona State University, have authored over 6 books on how to play better including: ART Approach to Keyboard Percussion Sightreading, ART Approach to Rhythm!, Turn It Up & Lay It Down, The Book (with Joe Bergamini and Spence Strand) I have over 26 years

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Roberto de Ocampo
I am very happy with Kevin. He taught me a lot on the first class. He's very kind and patient in teaching me. I felt very at ease with him. I'm glad I chose him as my steel drum teacher. I highly recommend him!
Jonah
I had my first lesson with Kevin this evening and thought he was excellent. He was clear, personable, knowledgeable and understood well what I was looking for.
Jan Arleth
Respectful, knowledgeable, on task. I recommend to anyone.
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Mike K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mike K.

5 Reviews
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Online Steel Drums Teacher

The Steel Pan is such a beautiful, and fun instrument! It is also one of the most logically set up instruments and makes a great tool for learning about music in general.
*Note* I only play tenor and tenor bass pans. I am unqualified to teach double seconds, or other types of pan.

About Mike

Learning to play an instrument is a mixture of a lot of fun, and a lot of hard work. My strength is finding what will inspire my students to WANT to put in those difficult hours of practice, and then showing them how to apply what they have learned in a creative way, so that they experience the fu

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Keith J.
Amazing, patient really informative instructor and just a great guy. Highly recommend.
Vince
Mike was really the best instructor I could have asked for. Knowledgeable, patient, and best of all, chill when he needed to be. I was just picking up the drums for a high school band I was in at the time, and he was more than willing to help me learn whatever dumb song me or my band had decided sounded cool at the time. At the same time, he showed me a lot of really excellent practice techniques, directed me to some solid literature for different rhythms to work on, and would sit with me through a whole hour of my relentless mistakes like it was nothing. More than a good instructor, he's a really cool guy! He never missed a beat!
Fred
Mike brings it all to the lesson...musicianship,
decades of experience, versatility and creativity.
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Jessie O.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jessie O.

2 Reviews
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Online Steel Drums Teacher

I’ve been rocking out with DRUMS and PERCUSSION for 8 years! I teach DRUMSET, MARIMBA, MUSIC THEORY, RUDIMENTAL DRUMMING, and ORCHESTRAL PERCUSSION. I can help you learn anything from your favorite songs to fundamentals of every percussion instrument to concert band music! I can be as casual or as formal as you’d like. I will cater a curriculum specially for you based on your strengths/weaknesses and what your goals are. My goal is for you to surpass me! Let’s grow together!!

About Jessie

I am a professional drummer, percussionist, and teacher. I am currently a music major at the University of Central Florida. I teach privately and at two high schools in the area. I have taught students as young as 4 years old but I have a special place for middle school/ high school students and a

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Paolo
She is a great teacher! She has the patience necessary but can also provide curriculum structure when needed. She communicates her points very clearly. Highly recommend!
John
Jessie is a great teacher. I took some percussion lessons from her and she was fun and knowledgeable!! Highly recommended

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Average Cost of Steel Drums Lessons in Azusa, CA

The average cost of 60-minute steel drums lessons in Azusa is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $75 per hour.
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"I have been taking lessons with Sterling and it has been a great learning experience as well as a great learning atmosphere. I was skeptical at first trying to learn online, but after having some classes with him, my concerns have been erased and now I am actually learning to play the steel pan. Great teacher, patient and kind."
- Wanda
Took Steel Drums lessons from Sterling S.
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"Kevin is a great instructor! I am an adult learning steel drum for the first time with no music bacground."
- Tara
Took Steel Drums lessons from Kevin F.
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"Sterling is great!! I am so glad I found this site as there is no one in my small Canadian city that plays steel drums or provides lessons. I love playing the steel drums!"
- Sara
Took Steel Drums lessons from Sterling S.
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"I feel honored to take lessons from someone who actually played for many years with one of the top steelbands in Trinidad, WITCO Desperadoes. Since I was a beginner, Sterling started with the fundamentals such as identifying the notes on the tenor pan, proper posture, and "sticking" techniques. I progressed to learning and practicing scales, to identifying the Key Signature of a song. He is a patient, gifted musician, who loves sharing his passion for this beautiful instrument."
- Rueben
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"I am very happy with Kevin. He taught me a lot on the first class. He's very kind and patient in teaching me. I felt very at ease with him. I'm glad I chose him as my steel drum teacher. I highly recommend him!"
- Roberto de Ocampo
Took Steel Drums lessons from Kevin F.