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Anthony G.

Mill Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
  • Teaching since 2006
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Anthony G.

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Ever since starting drums in 5th grade, I have played classical percussion parts. I still haven't stopped. While attending college, I became apart of the Eureka Symphony. Its a smaller symphony but we played very impressive pieces, such as Pictures At An Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky. I can play all types of percussion as I was required to on my senior recital.

About Anthony

I have played percussion for 17 years, gained a degree in Music Performance, and have extensive experience on stage performing with the Golden Gate Brass Band, Mill Valley Philharmonic, and even my local garage band, The Sonic Steps. Additionally I have taught percussion off and on for 13 years (wo

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Jacob G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jacob G.

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Percussion lessons will be primarily focused on coaching audition materials/repertoire, and techniques.

I can help students in the areas of orchestral percussion, marching drumline, mallet instruments, percussion ensemble, and more!

About Jacob

Percussionist, educator, and administrative leader Jacob Gutierrez is crafting a career model of a true 21st century musician. With experience ranging from his touring percussion trio to performances at the Kennedy Center, Gutierrez is charting a career path of entrepreneurialism in tandem with awa

Kerry K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Master of Music (General Music degree) from Eastern Kentucky University
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded $1,000 from Wright State University
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Kerry K.

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Have played many different percussion over the years.
The trip to Brazil helped with Samba and other percussion.
Three years with Holland America Line put it into use, along
with drum set.

About Kerry

An online Masters Jazz program from University of Arkansas at Monticello, (2018-2019) these studies will help students understand various Jazz, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban drum patterns. I attended Wright State University for two (2) years studying Music , and then transferred to Belmont Universit

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Mary
Kerry has an incredible knowledge and experience with drumming. He encouraged me and challenged me. I highly recommend Kerry to anyone looking to be a skilled and educated drummer.
Theresa Lauterbach
I saw improvement each week from my lessons with Kerry. He offered great resources and gave me advise for purchasing my drums. After just 5 months, I could read and play music on my own!
King Koeller
Fantastic jazz drummer!
Professional and knowledgeable about many diverse drumming styles.
Super swingin'!

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Christina A.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor's in Music from Montclair State University
  • Awarded Award for Best Musical Director from Inland Theater League
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Christina A.

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Students can expect to learn the basics in percussion, from holding their sticks or instruments to playing complex rhythms, patterns, and/or beats. students should be ready to have some fun!

About Christina

My studio is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. We are committed to meeting those needs. We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry! With over 14 years of teaching experience in both the classroom a

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Jay C.
She is terrific!!
Vihaan B.
Christina was wonderful. She made my son comfortable and tried to know about his likings in order to charter a course to suit his aptitude.
Prathik T.
She was like dby our kids and highly recommend her.

Johnny C.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1974
  • Awarded Golden Ear/Seattle Jazz Award from Earshot Jazz Organization
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Johnny C.

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HOW TO PLAY THE CONGA DRUM..this is what i teach..
This is my curriculum for my Latin Percussion course:

The study of the Conga drum, Bongos and Timbales

Cuban methods as taught in Cuba today which include: Also my methods developed over 25 years of teaching

Also my methods developed over 30 years of teaching
Sound development-utilizing the 5 parts of the hand Heel/Palm/Fulcrum/Inner knuckles/and Tips of fingers- balancing of the hands€¦
Hand exercises which include my S.T.O.M.P method-Slap Tone Open Muffle Palm
Rudimentary hand drumming and approaches on Conga drum
One conga drum, 2 conga drums, 3 conga drums 4 drums
Styles in Mambo, Rumba, Salsa, Son, Latin Jazz , Folkloric, R&B, Pop, Jazz and other styles
Counting and keeping time
Stick control for timbales
Baqueteo patterns -Cascara(shell)of the timbal and cowbell patterns in clave
Abanico- 7 stroke and 9 stroke rolls
Styles on timbales-Danzon, Son, Mambo, Rumba, Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Bolero
Reading and ...

About Johnny

I have been performing for 53 years on the Conga drum and a teacher of How to play the Conga drum for over 30 years. I have performed with such notables as Carlos Santana, Johnny Lang., Orianthi, Sergio Mendes, Eddie Palmieri, Johnny Pacheco. and many many other Grammy winning artists. Lessons are

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John
Great first visit with Johnny!
Juan P.
Experienced, patient and down to earth, I highly recommend Johnny Conga.
Shawn L.
A wealth of knowledge and skill. Very glad I'm having classes with Johnny

Don S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, French
  • A.S. Producing for Cinema (with honors) from Minneapolis College
  • Awarded Givens Foundation Writers Fellowship (2008) from Givens Foundation
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Don S.

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Afro-Caribbean styles are my specialty.

About Don

Upbeat, fun and patient. Professional performer/teacher with a BA in music (with honors) and English from Wesleyan University, graduate study in music education from University of St. Thomas and film production/screenwriting with honors from Minneapolis College (MCTC). Don specializes in helping y

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Dean
Don is a super experienced musician that promotes local singer songwriters. He is very flexible with his schedule and lesson plans.
Brittany
Don was very kind, patient, and encouraging. He brought over a lot of his own materials so it was much less stressful trying to find things to do.
Barbara K.
Don does an outstanding job! He is able to connect authentically my son and customized the lessons to fit his learning style and needs. Don has drawn so much out of him musically and has also built a community of students that play together. He makes the lessons fun and engaging. He has opened up my 7-year old to the joy of playing and performing and has helped create a love of music. I highly recommend Don as a music teacher.

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Average Cost of Percussion Lessons in Mill Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute percussion lessons in Mill Valley is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $100 per hour.
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$38 average
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$50 average
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$63 average

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"Zen is a great teacher. He has taught me polyrhythms, timing, and playing subdivisions with different note groupings in jazz styles. He also shows up on time and prepared to get to business. Id recommend him to anyone looking to learn drums or Ableton!"
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Took Percussion lessons from Zen R.
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"Kevin is a fantastic instructor!

I have been taking private lessons from Kevin for two years now as we'll as receiving instruction in Band for the last three years. Kevin not only is an incredible percussionist himself, but he has a knack for being able to convey ideas to students that they can understand. New and better approaches to teaching rhythm, personalized lesson planning to suit a student's needs, and a vast knowledge of music from years of professional experience are just a few things that Kevin brings to the table. If you're looking for a percussion instructor, I would highly recommend Kevin as your first choice!"
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Took Percussion lessons from Kevin F.
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"He's a good instructor, he teaches easy and simple"
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Took Percussion lessons from Justice E.
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"Zen is on my Tech staff at CSUSB. He is proficient in everything he does. He is prompt and follows through."
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Took Percussion lessons from Zen R.
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"Michael is a world-class drummer, and I had the benefit of his coaching for my drumline and in private lessons. He's patient with 'dumb questions' and helps students discipline themselves to acheive incredible levels of technique. Also a really gentle, nice guy in general! Highly recommended."
Corbett
Took Percussion lessons from Michael W.
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"Kevin was a great teacher. He’s patient, skilled, and always wants his students to succeed."
Zeke
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin W.
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"Francisco gave lessons to my 5-year-old daughter. He was patient and attentive, and taught at a level that she could understand while still allowing her to be challenged, but also to have fun! I absolutely recommend him as a teacher for students at any age."
Rebecca
Took Percussion lessons from Francisco P.
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"John is our perfect instructor: approachable, positive, encouraging, upbeat, makes my shy child comfortable and motivated. We love him!"
Maddy
Took Percussion lessons from John S.
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"I have a basic sense and feeling of rhythum but studying under kevin has yielded amazing results. I may not be the next star drummer but he really helped me hone my skills... he comes highly recommended!!"
Greg
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin J.
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"Awesome first lesson with my 16 year old! Looking forward to many more."
Austin
Took Percussion lessons from Danny S.
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