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James W.

87 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French - Canadian (Quebec) French, British English, American English, Australian English, Canadian French
  • Awarded Songwriting Award from Beat100.com in the UK
  • Several Schools from Various
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James W.

87 Reviews
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While I do not formally teach drums anymore I do take on students from time to time who show a keen interest and dedication to drums and percussion as it pertains to songwriting and locking in with the bass player.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hal

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Norman
Very knowledgeable guy. Wealth of info.
Rabi
James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you.
Georgia A.
Its been an awesome time learning with James! its so obvious he loves impacting his knowledge of acting and its industry to his students.. There's never a dull moment playing out characters and plotting story lines. Thanks James!!!

Don S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, French
  • A.S. Producing for Cinema (with honors) from Minneapolis College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Don S.

12 Reviews
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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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Nicole C.

64 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master's from Dowling College
  • Teaching since 2004
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Nicole C.

64 Reviews
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Able to teach effective techniques for all percussion from Cajon to bongos/congas, djembe, etc. Bring your drum and we will make magical rhythms.

About Nicole

Nicole began her musical journey on Long Island, New York when she began piano lessons at age five. While receiving training on piano, she joined her elementary school orchestra in the 3rd grade and quickly soared with violin. During this period, Nicole began learning music theory and the art of

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Cory H.
Nicole was awesome, She's really knowledgeable and worked with me at a pace that was good for me. I would recommend her to anyone.
Emilio T.
Our son is new to the bass guitar. Nicole has been so patient and kind. He is learning a lot. We couldn't be more appreciative of her services.
Kenneth C.
Nicole was very patient for a new and beginner, took her time and explained everything in detail outstanding job Nicole looking forward to my next lesson. KC/ USMC Retired.

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Don S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, French
  • A.S. Producing for Cinema (with honors) from Minneapolis College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Don S.

12 Reviews
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Online Percussion Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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.

Kevin J.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Kevin J.

38 Reviews
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Online Percussion Teacher

Have had over 8 years experience playing percussion in concert band. Would love to help you. Have lots of experience helping with music notation, site reading, and rhythms on various music al instruments. Thanks!

About Kevin

I truly enjoy teaching. I've taught in the public school classroom for 11 years. Teaching music is so so much FUN! And it should be fun for the students to learn. When I'm teaching I tell all my students that if they don't enjoy and smile about something, then we need to change something.

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Kristin
Kevin is an enthusiastic and professional teacher! He has built up my son's confidence, and given him opportunities to perform and hone his percussion skills. I highly recommend Kevin!
Aidan
I was out of town when my 15-year old son had his lesson with Kevin, so I sent a text to my son to find out how it went. "He is the best guitar teacher ever!!" my son replied. I think that says it all.
Ava Z.
First lesson was great! On the drive home Ava said, " I'm so excited I feel like I could run a marathon!"
Haha Thank you Kevin!

Jonathan G.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance plus a minor in Jazz Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University
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Jonathan G.

26 Reviews
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Bells, Bongos, Chimes, Celesta, Claves, Congas, Cow Bell, Gong, Glockenspiel, Guiro, Hand Bell, Kalimba, Marimba, Ratchet, Rattle, Rototom, Sleigh Bells, Slide Whistle, Snare Drum, Steel Pan, Tabla, Tambora, Tambourine, Temple Block, Timbales, Triangle, Tubular Bells, Timpani, Vibraphone, Whistle, Wind Chime, Wood Block, Xylophone, Bass Drum, Tom Tom & Cymbals.

About Jonathan

Professional musician since age 11 in NYC. Specializing in online lessons. Worked with the Coasters, Drifters, O'Jays, Platters & Temptations plus the Ringling Bros/Barnum & Bailey Circus before the age of 30. Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance with a minor in Jazz Studies from VCU in

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Daniel
He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice.
Ami K.
My son enjoys his music lessons with Jonathan, who is infinitely patient teaching what can be a challenging instrument. My son responds well to Jonathan's instruction, and he appreciates having access to a professional performer as a teacher. Jonathan encourages my son to learn a variety of music, including both challenging classical pieces and more recognizable popular and jazz pieces, which helps to sustain his interest in the lessons.
Shiloh
This instructor is very helpful when learning new concepts and adjusts his lessons to match your skill level.

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"Kevin is a wonderful instructor and is great with kids/teens. He makes learning music easier and fun. We absolutely recommend him to everyone."
Jenny
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin F.
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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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"Kevin asked pertinent questions about my background and used that information to tailor the first lesson. He went beyond the scheduled 30 minutes to provide a complete and coherent beginning to my studies: the extra time did not upset my schedule and I appreciated his going beyond to get me off to a good start. Kevin had a lot of stuff to present yet allowed me to interrupt with questions, which he knowledgeably answered. His personality is relaxed and friendly. Observing him with another student before my lesson, I saw that he offered criticism considerately.
My first lesson was a good experience (4 stars). I don't know if he is the best ever (5 stars), but he must be darn close."
Dean
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin F.
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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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"Friendly and nice instructor"
Ezer
Took Percussion lessons from Grady T.
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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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"Bo was great with teaching our son rudiments, grooves, Latin Jazz beats and much more. He also taught our son how to play live in a large theater setting for musicals. He was always organized and on time, which we appreciated. Jackson learned a lot from Bo and is now in his 3rd year at Juilliard Pre-College for percussion in NYC. Thanks so much, Bo! We'd do it again in a heartbeat."
Alexis Trout
Took Percussion lessons from Bo W.
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"Great first visit with Johnny!"
John
Took Percussion lessons from Johnny C.
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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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