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Theresa D.

23 Reviews
Rosedale, MD
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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Theresa D.

23 Reviews
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Did you want to sound like drum line? I can help you get there using techniques that suit your needs.

About Theresa

I am a former instrumental music teacher in the Catholic school system. I have been teaching in some way, shape or form for the past 20 years. My methods of teaching vary depending on the student and what they need to succeed. I make myself available between lessons via text, phone and email for

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Zoe U.
Nice experience
Wilmer
Muy Buena Maestra con buen metodo de ensenansa con ninos. Mantubo muy entretenida a la nena durante toda la hora de clase. Muchas Gracias. Quedamos encantados.
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Aaron C.

27 Reviews
Laurel, MD
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
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Aaron C.

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Teaching percussion instruments typical in a school band or orchestra.

About Aaron

In a fun and engaging atmosphere we will develop the tools of musicality. I'm as comfortable with an absolute beginner as an advanced student. I've been a professional drummer and keyboardist for 17 years. The last 13 of these have been touring with Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus.

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Sufang Li
Aaron is so nice and very good at how to take the interests of kids. We appreciate to have him as our son's piano teacher.
Noah
Aaron has been great for my son (who's 8 and just starting). He's fun, super patient and keeps my son's attention well throughout the lesson. He has paced the lessons well so far. We're very happy and totally recommend Aaron.
Henry S.
Aaron is a great teacher.
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Wilma Evangeline B.

35 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Tagalog, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Early Childhood Music and Movement Instruction from KD Silver Spring MD
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Wilma Evangeline B.

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For past 8 years, I've been teaching students Pre K- 8th grade to play percussion instruments to create a rhythm and keep a beat. They were taught to explore different percussion instruments. As a music student, you'll learn about drums, tambourines, xylophones, and other instruments you strike, shake, or rub to make music. You will also learn the types and parts of percussion instruments and then explore how pitch changes based on the size of the air column.

About Wilma Evangeline

*** Studio Equipment *** Upright Piano Yamaha Electric Keyboard, Guitar, Violin, Flute & Drums *** Travel Equipment *** Guitar, Keyboard, *** Specialties *** Early Childhood Music, General Music Education, Music Therapy & Special Education Services

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Selah A.
Wilma is a very sweet and knowledgeable instructor. My kids enjoy her.
Godson O.
Great teacher
Gionni C.
My son left very happy, he wanted to show me what he learned. So far so good

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Kevin W.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Education (BM) from Cal Poly, Pomona
  • Awarded Department Award - Performing Arts from Kamiak High School
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Kevin W.

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Besides teaching drum set and marching percussion (see description on "drums"), I also teach varied auxiliary and mallet percussion found in a typical middle-high school percussionist piece. Lessons can be on orchestral snare, mallet percussion (vibraphone, marimba, xylophone, glockenspiel, etc.), timpani, concert bass drum, auxiliary percussion (triangle, crash cymbals, etc.) and basics of hand percussion (bongos, congas, esp. goblet drums).

Lessons are tailored to the individual student and their experience, goals, and materials available. Having the respective instruments at the teaching location is preferred, but the minimum materials required are drumsticks, a drum pad, and a stand for the drum pad.

About Kevin

I've been involved in music since fifth grade loved it since! As a performer, I was heavily involved in my high school's music program being involved in: the advanced jazz band (drum set), advanced choir (baritone), musical pit (drum set/auxiliary percussion), show band (vibraphone/tenor drums), an

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Jack
Amazing tenor teacher, he tought me many technical skills and techniques i’ll need for showband and marching down the line!
Sion
Very fun and cool dude. Learned a lot from him.
Brian
Very knowledgeable and supportive. Matches the student's pace and teaches new concepts in an intuitive way, I would recommend him to musicians of all ages.

Michael C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Fine Arts from College of DuPage
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael C.

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About Michael

*** Lesson Details *** I break teaching down to an easy-to-understand language by demonstrating techniques, rudiments, drum set styles, and playing along with music within the drum lesson. I've been drumming for over 17 years, and I have been teaching for 9 years. I combine knowledge of contempora

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Ben E.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • History from American University
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ben E.

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I am a lifelong percussionist dedicated to giving my students the best musical experience possible. Through an integrated approach, you will learn about rhythm and the potential for self-expression through it.

About Ben

Benjamin is a percussionist and mandolin player from North Carolina. Coming out of a folk music tradition he has expanded his interest into the world of electronic music, free improvisation and world music. He most recently visited Dublin to work with composer Cal Folger Day on a historical Operett

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Danya
Ben is a fun mandolin teacher and very thoughtful! He brings great tunes and gives helpful feedback to improve how you play.
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Concetta A.
Ben is a caring and thoughtful teacher. He helped me out at my studio teaching drum lessons for a 5 year old student and they had a great time working together! 5 Stars *****

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Average Cost of Percussion Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute percussion lessons in Washington is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $115 per hour.
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$67 average

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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."
- Garry
Took Percussion lessons from Zen R.
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"Alex is Very knowledgeable. He was great with my 13-year-old daughter. She learns a lot from him and really enjoys working with him. He is very good teacher and very patient. I like the fact that he gives her specific homework to work on. I look forward to working with him for a long time."
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"Mike is a very knowledgeable and competent teacher! It is impossible to not learn and learn well from him."
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Took Percussion lessons from Michael J.
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"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!"
- Emma
Took Percussion lessons from Mariano L.
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"Friendly and nice instructor"
- Ezer
Took Percussion lessons from Grady T.
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- Addis
Took Percussion lessons from Douglas O.
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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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"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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"Mr. Pham is a wonderful teacher! He has worked with three of my children. He started with my oldest in middle school and worked with her till she graduated from high school. The second child worked with Mr. Pham until he decided he preferred the trumpet. My third child started with piano and has moved to percussion. I would highly recommend Mr. Pham to anyone who would like to enroll in lessons."
- Marsha
Took Percussion lessons from Ben P.
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"John is THE BEST. He is as knowledgeable as they come, inspires my daughter to become her best self, is communicative and flexible. Honestly, I am scared he will become too popular — he's OURS! <3"
- Maddy
Took Percussion lessons from John S.
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