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Ian C.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors in music performance from Ithaca college
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Ian C.

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Drums are such a great instrument to start on. Having a solid foundation of rhythm goes a long way in music. It transfers to all the other instruments. I like to begin with the basics stick control and rudiments. Drumset is a great place to go after that or hand percussion such as djembe, conga, or hand drums. I also teach steel drums. Lets get you drumming!

About Ian

Hello, I am a musician with over 20 years of experience touring here in the states as well as internationally. I graduated Ithaca college with a BA in music performance. I have lived, performed, and taught music in Nashville TN for the last 15 years. I love to pass on my knowledge of music with my

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Micheline
Another great lesson with Ian this week! 30 minuets go so fast that I will definitely increase to 40 minute sessions next time. Excellent teacher,
Micheline
Ian inspired me with my first lesson, he is very friendly, knowledgeable and an excellent teacher.

Mark G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Classical Snare Drum from Murray Spivack School for Snare Drum
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Mark G.

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Learn how to play traditional bongo rhythms and apply them in popular music settings.

About Mark

Most recently, Mark's drumming can be heard on multi-platinum selling recording artist Mark Slaughter's solo CD, 'Reflections in a Rear View Mirror.' In addition to being a full-time working drummer, Mark is guiding veteran and up & coming drummers with their musical careers both privately and

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Rubin H.
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On time, very professional, amazing skill-set and very patient with my child. We feel fortunate to have Mark as an instructor.
Brad M.
Mark rocks!

Mark’s incredible skill as a drummer is only matched by his abilities as a teacher. In just a short time with Mark’s instruction, I have made vast improvements in my drumming. At my first lesson with Mark, he determined my skill level and what I sought to achieve with my lessons. Almost immediately, the fundamentals Mark showed me were translating into my drumming with my band. Mark has opened doors in my playing that I didn’t know existed. Mark is incredibly patient and really cares about ensuring I receive significant benefit from my lessons. Mark really goes out of his way to make sure I fully grasp everything he shows me. I would highly recommend Mark for anyone who wants to learn from a true master at his craft and from a teacher who takes pride in his students and his teaching. Thank you Mark!!
Adam W.
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I have had many different types of music teachers through out my life and Mark is by far the best. He is very serious about helping his students do what they want to do. I had specific goals I wanted to accomplish. Mark took my goals seriously and did what he could to help me understand the techniques to be a good drummer. He broke things down in to little steps that helped me to practice on my own and figure specific drum patterns out, He gave me the tools to improve myself as a musician, Mark did not have to but he chose to put a lot of his own time in to teaching me what I wanted to learn He obviously cares about his students and takes them seriously. I highly recommend him to any future students

Letroy T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from Grambling State University
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Letroy T.

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I have a method that will allow you to build your knowledge base in addition to your performance skills by incorporating things you are already familiar with in your daily life & turning it into drumming at its finest. My motto is “if you can say it, you can play it!”

About Letroy

Hello! My name is LeTroy & I cant wait to be your instructor. I can offer lessons in drums, keyboard & vocals because I have been a working musician making nice money doing each of the three! I don’t have a curriculum because I don’t know what you want to learn. This is all about you & your desir

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Gio A.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Gio A.

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Bongos are a great way for young students, even young children 4 or 5 years old, to develop coordination and strong sense of rhythm. I've played drums and percussion for over 15 years, in many different bands, styles, and genres. I studied music (classical guitar) at University of Central Florida and I've picked up many other instruments since. I love teaching instruments to students young and old.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Is a very good teacher he's very patient.
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I am learning consistently and step by step.

Letroy T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Music Education from Grambling State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Letroy T.

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I have a method that will allow you to build your knowledge base in addition to your performance skills by incorporating things you are already familiar with in your daily life & turning it into drumming at its finest. My motto is “if you can say it, you can play it!”

About Letroy

Hello! My name is LeTroy & I cant wait to be your instructor. I can offer lessons in drums, keyboard & vocals because I have been a working musician making nice money doing each of the three! I don’t have a curriculum because I don’t know what you want to learn. This is all about you & your desir

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Caleb R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Caleb R.

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I have been playing the drums even before I could create coherent sentences. I come from a long line of percussionists and have been playing for over 18 years. As a professional drummer, I have played small lounge gigs and have played at big festivals as well. I have a very extensive understanding of all the styles of music ie Rock, reggae, jazz, R&B, gospel, Latin, etc. You name it; I've played it! I am an experienced teacher and i have even helped some of my students to land paying gigs as well. I am committed to the musical growth of all of my students and believe in their ability to be great drummers. Don't wait to start your drumming journey!

About Caleb

Hey there! Are you looking for a strict instructor? Are you looking for someone who will make you practice until your hands melt? Well, I'm sorry because you're in the wrong place. My philosophy as an instructor is to cultivate the passion and the love for the craft... once that's there practice wi

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Average Cost of Bongo Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute bongo lessons in San Francisco is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $101 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$69 average

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"Cool down to earth teacher, amazing on drums / bongos. I'm a beginner and just bought some bongos so I wanted a few lessons to get myself started. Our first lesson was a blast and I'm gonna continue to take more lessons with Brian when I am able to."
Hector
Took Bongo lessons from Brian R.
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"He was awesome. Looking forward to next week"
Annie
Took Bongo lessons from James S.
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"I was a little nervous at first but Murray made that all disappear. He’s patient & very talented & makes playing a lot of fun. Can’t wait for my nxt lesson."
Susan
Took Bongo lessons from Murray P.
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"We have had two lessons with Murray. My 8 year old loves her lessons. We have had other teachers in the past and he is by far the best. My daughter is engaged, excited, and is learning quickly. Murray makes learning fun! He encourages and explains and rewards with clapping and laughing!!! He knows his stuff and can relate and engage even over the internet. We love this teacher!"
Anne
Took Bongo lessons from Murray P.
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"I’ve known Ty for over ten years. He is one of the hardest working musicians I know, and works with integrity and all the highest positive qualities of a professional musician you could hope for. Any organization would benefit from Ty’s involvement."
Peter
Took Bongo lessons from Ty K.