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Erasmo R.

11 Reviews
Saratoga, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English and Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Erasmo R.

11 Reviews
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About Erasmo

Hello Parents and Students, I have been teaching and writing music professionally for sixteen years. My first introduction to music was just like some of you, starting in high school, where I had a great teacher that encouraged me to play. This helped me so much, and I wouldn't be where I am if

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Sachin G.
Erasmo is very patient with my 9 year old who had stopped his drums lessons for about a year and his technique of teaching is different from the previous teacher as in he's touching up on more basic techniques and working on fundamentals in addition to just practicing some songs every class. I think in the long run my son will benefit from that.
Ashton G.
My son Enjoyed very much
Mari Larios
Hes such a great tracher. Julia is five years old and enjoyed learning with him. Hes flexible and patient. Thank u Erasmo.

Stefanie S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Portuguese, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner
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Stefanie S.

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Brazilian samba percussion taught for all ages regardless of experience. Small group lessons are a possibility and even better to play this music in a group. Rhythm exploration with kids is also offered.

About Stefanie

Since learning the clarinet at the age of 12 Stefanie has been a band geek, joining the high school marching and concert bands, playing tenor sax in the jazz band, and conducting the college Pep Band. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance on the clarinet at UCSD. Her background al

Johnny C.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Afro-Cuban/Caribbean Drumming and Music from World University
  • 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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Nathan
Johnny is a great teacher. He's got all the info, a great method, and he's a fun person. His set up was nice and I'm very excited to continue learning with him. Very lucky I found him.
John
Great first visit with Johnny!
Juan P.
Experienced, patient and down to earth, I highly recommend Johnny Conga.

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Leah W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Leah W.

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I have access to the Percussion Studio at the University of Delaware where we have several kinds of percussion instruments that provide a rare and unique experience for the average student. I have 3 years of teaching experience and currently teach the percussion section in a high school marching band. I can help prepare for marching band, All State auditions, College auditions, and developing technique for a personal repertoire.

About Leah

I am a Percussion Performance and Music Composition major with a Jazz Piano minor at the University of Delaware. I currently teach the front ensemble at Caesar Rodney High School. I am comfortable teaching all areas of percussion and even music theory. I believe that percussion is a great beginn

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Jonathan E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Jonathan E.

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Coming from 15+ years' experience learning, interpreting, & performing music; 7+ years recording, & 6+ years teaching, you can expect from me an enjoyable, streamlined lesson to help strengthen your musical understanding & ability to further utilize your love for music. I specialize in classical, jazz fundamentals, rock/pop, recording, composition, & live performance. I'm fairly well versed in many other genres, so I can easily meet your preferences across the board. Cultivate a deeper relationship with your instrument & unlock your potential! :)

About Jonathan

Coming from 15+ years' experience learning, interpreting, & performing music; 7+ years recording, & 6+ years teaching, you can expect from me an enjoyable, streamlined lesson to help strengthen your musical understanding & ability to further utilize your love for music. I specialize in classical, j

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Tina S.
My son enjoyed lessons with Jonathan. He is very knowledgable and friendly. I recommend him for lessons.
Keever
Jonathan is OUTSTANDING! He is effective, very patient and our son is enjoying music lessons . I highly recommend him to work with young children.
Bobby
My son is enjoying

Ryan T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Ryan T.

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I have been teaching percussion and general music for over twelve years. I started teaching entire drum lines at various band camps when I was seventeen years old. I have experience performing in competitive indoor marching as well as marching band, jazz band, percussion ensemble, wind ensemble and chamber music. My instruction is focused on establishing a strong command of the basics and using common music tools to improve learning potential.

About Ryan

I really enjoy teaching music, especially percussion. It can take a lot of focus to be the heartbeat of the band but it sure does pay off when everything comes together.

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Average Cost of Percussion Lessons in Milpitas, CA

The average cost of 60-minute percussion lessons in Milpitas 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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"Garrett is an excellent drum teacher. My son’s been working with him on snare drum for several months now, and he looks forward to every lesson. His high school drum line instructor has been complimenting him on his improvement as well."
Bridget
Took Percussion lessons from Garrett S.
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"This dude can play! Brian is a great teacher.. we did some hand drums and drum set for the few lessons we had together. I was new to learning music and glad I came across Brian because he is a chill guy with positive light. I felt as if I could take drums as far as I wanted with Brian as my teacher. I will be back for some more lessons when my wife lets me lol."
Luther
Took Percussion lessons from Brian R.
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"He's a good instructor, he teaches easy and simple"
Theo
Took Percussion lessons from Justice E.
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"Great teacher!

Henri is great!! He is a super experienced and knowledgable drummer (musician) and teacher. He is extremely patient, has taught me my basics, technique, and is very open to teaching what you want to learn, willing to teach you what you are really interested in musically. At the end of every lesson, he reviews what we learned, writes it and lets me video it so I can practice at home. He has been really flexible, patient, laid back and always down to work on whatever you want but great at coming up with lessons that challenge and excite you as well. I could'nt be more pleased with Henri as a teacher. I always look forward to my lessons."
Nicolle
Took Percussion lessons from Henri B.
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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!"
Nick
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin F.
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"John is a perfect instructor for my daughter, who is shy & responds to positive yet structured instruction. She is already practicing for next week :)"
Maddy
Took Percussion lessons from John S.
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"Bo knows percussion! I am impressed with his knowledge and skill. I am excited to learn more, and feel I am discovering a whole new world."
Ancelyn Avila
Took Percussion lessons from Bo W.
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"Our son Nick has really enjoyed working with Eric, since he started taking drum and bell kit lessons, since last December 2014. Eric is professional, patient, easy for our son to learn from, approachable, encouraging, gives compliments and helps build confidence. Eric also assists with Nick's music performances and preparation for music tests, and always is dependable. Eric was able to teach our son music notes easily, after taking lessons from a popular music school that did not do justice. We are very impressed by Eric and we as a family would recommend him highly to any student learning percussion."
Gail
Took Percussion lessons from Eric H.
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"Kevin Rank is an outstanding teacher.! My son is just beginning his 5th year of lessons with Kevin Rank. In the last 5 years, my son has grown from a shy, unsure, extremely quite young man into a confident, 3 time all region percussion player. My boy has grown not only in his musical ability, but in his overall development. I am a strong believer that music is quintessential for all individuals. I am happy to have Kevin Rank helping my son to achieve his full potential as a percussionist and as a leader. He has made impressive advancements in his marimba playing, and Mr. Rank is instrumental in helping him achieve these goals."
Bonnie
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin R.
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From Online pupil from England George D.

Johnny is an awesome teacher. Instructive. Quick to find what you need to focus on. Patient. Insightful. Funny. Just what you need if your time is precious, but you can get in front of webcam for a few hours a week. He's helped me get those tones right and given me the confidence to grow. Really, really importantly he's always there for questions and support outside of the lessons."
Johnny
Took Percussion lessons from Johnny C.
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