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Jaimie L.

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Starting at $92
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jaimie L.

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Attacking the students aspirations and goals of their personal requests to the trainer, and getting to know the client and where they would like to see themselves in a limited time of training so the clients money and time isn't left in the mud! 

About Jaimie

I've played point gaurd and running back for high school and college, walking into the universe of semi pro sports. Now coaching and training I took my education from prairie view a and m university, Arlington Baptist college, and ranger college! These schools and different organizations have given

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Greg B.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Greg B.

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My experience speaks for itself. From Drum Corp to being on tour to studio work to theater shows there really is not much I haven't played or taught, I focus a lot on how to practice because not many people really know how to practice the right way to get the most out of their performance.

About Greg

The way I teach is a little different than most teachers. Not many teachers actually teach how to practice and that seems like it's the biggest setback for new and experienced students. My experience with being on tour and with Drum Corps and theater work and Studio work I have learned that there a

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Jessica R.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • A.A. from Saint Petersburg College
  • Teaching since 2015
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Jessica R.

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I love to show students how to play the Steel Pan! It is incredibly fun, rewarding, and is a skill you can use to make money in the Tampa Bay Area!

I focus on practical skills, getting songs under your belt and teach you how to learn new music on your own so you can be successful!

If you're looking for a hobby, the Steel Drum is a beautiful instrument that not only sounds wonderful in any home, but is also a great conversation starter with friends and family. Everyone loves the Steel Drum.

About Jessica

Hi! My name is Jessica If you're looking for an enthusiastic teacher who loves her students (and may be a little bit nerdy), look no further! I teach voice, piano, ukulele, and steel drums. Pasta, my dogs, and the color green are all the greatest things in life. Music is a personal journe

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Jessica F.
Jessica is great: she is knowledgeable, flexible, and super helpful! I liked my classes with her a lot!
Arcelia
Jessica is so encouraging and my daughter has learned so much in such a short time.
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Mike K.

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

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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.

Mariano L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Masters of Music from California State University Northridge
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1996
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Mariano L.

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My experience as a performer and teacher spans over 25 years of just about 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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Kevin F.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin F.

28 Reviews
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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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Anne P.
So far so good. First meeting jitters are over. Kevin has a nice calm about him which makes it easy to listen. I've got some homework and looking forward to my next lesson.
Melissa
Kevin is wonderful to work with. Very knowledgeable, very calm, pleasant personality. He wanted to know first what I wanted to do, but was prepared to start me with the basics - scales - which is where I want to be proficient, so that I can master the instrument. I have no doubt that I can do that with Kevin. Just spent a few minutes practicing my C-major scale using the L-R-R-L-L method. Works great! I just checked email and he'd sent me the printouts he promised. Looking forward to next week!
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Average Cost of Steel Drums Lessons in Bell Gardens, CA

The average cost of 60-minute steel drums lessons in Bell Gardens is $79. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $93 per hour.
30 min
$46 average
45 min
$71 average
60 min
$79 average

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"Kevin is wonderful to work with. Very knowledgeable, very calm, pleasant personality. He wanted to know first what I wanted to do, but was prepared to start me with the basics - scales - which is where I want to be proficient, so that I can master the instrument. I have no doubt that I can do that with Kevin. Just spent a few minutes practicing my C-major scale using the L-R-R-L-L method. Works great! I just checked email and he'd sent me the printouts he promised. Looking forward to next week!"
Melissa
Took Steel Drums lessons from Kevin F.
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"Amazing!! You don’t need to continue the search if you’re looking for a great teacher 😀 🌟"
Tracey
Took Steel Drums lessons from Jessica R.
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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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"We had a good meeting and Kevin answered some questions and we went over some homework that I need to work with. Starting with some basics and will build as we go."
Steve
Took Steel Drums lessons from Kevin F.
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"So far so good. First meeting jitters are over. Kevin has a nice calm about him which makes it easy to listen. I've got some homework and looking forward to my next lesson."
Anne
Took Steel Drums lessons from Kevin F.
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"Jessica is a very talented and PATIENT teacher! I am an older student and I find her to be very easy to understand, very encouraging and willing to work at my level and my pace. She is motivating and helps to keep me focused. I have never had an instructor make me feel so capable!! She is truly the best teacher I've ever had!! Highly recommended!!"
Judy
Took Steel Drums lessons from Jessica R.
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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.
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