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Lane P. Wheat Ridge, CO

Percussion:
- Hand technique for snare drum and 2 mallet marimba/vibraphone/xylophone
- Hand technique for 4 mallet marimba/vibraphone
- How to sight read rhythm and melodic material
- Play famous orchestral excerpts
- How to play accessories such as concert tambourine
- How to be a section leader or principal player

About Lane

Let's get straight to it, I truly love teaching. Helping others attain the pure satisfaction that comes from musical accomplishment is one of my greatest joys. I strive to create an atmosphere that makes students feel comfortable so they are able to learn in a healthy way. Music should be fun and not something one feels forced to do, right? My goal is to stimulate creativity and inspire a drive in students to be the best musician they can be. I have taught a wide variety of students in terms of age and musical direction, and love working with you to find what you want to play. With my experience in areas such as, orchestral percussion to rock drumming, as well as winning scholarships and attending college, I am confident I can help you do whatever you want in music. Want to know a

Alan M. Denver, CO

Because of my skills as a Elementary and Middle School Music teacher I will be able to give you a quality experience in beginning to learn Percussion.

About Alan

My name is Alan M. I have been the Denver music area for over 30 years. I have been playing professionally for all of that time playing Drumset to Timpani in many professional orchestras, Dance Bands and small Jazz and Rock Combos. I have also had the pleasure to perform some great Musicals and Operas over the years. My students have been selected for some very prestigious scholarships. I have also had my fair share of students win positions to the Denver School of the Arts. *** Lesson Details *** Private lessons are usually an half hour. During this time we will be working on fundamentals. Which is how to read and understand the music that is front of you. One of the most important goals that I impress on the student is learning how to be their own teacher for lifelong ...

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ChrisF March 21, 2012
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Terry T. Englewood, CO

About Terry

I have had a love of music from a very early age. At age 5, I started learning how to play piano and by middle school, I started playing the drums. I continued to play music throughout high school and college, and learned to perform percussion for just about every genre of music. All of this led to my Bachelors of Arts in Music Education with an emphasis in Percussion and Jazz Studies. As part of the requirements for this degree, I took many classes exploring all areas of music and teaching and found teaching to be a passion of mine. My musical experience includes teaching drum lessons to individuals and groups, organizing and instructing two drum lines for elementary school age children, being the lead drummer for a local band playing jazz, rock, funk and blues, and being the choir ...

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ArifK July 16, 2012
Terry is a very nice person I haven't seen that far. It's good have teacher like him.
Vic S. Denver, CO

About Vic

I am a classically trained drummer and percussionist who's been performing for 18 years and teaching for over 10. Did you know that many of the best drummers in the world did a wealth of learning before they even sat down before a drumset? Hand technique and rhythm theory fundamentals are crucial to being able to play ANY song later! I can guide you down the path of learning to play music on the drums correctly, efficiently, and most of all musically. Don't go to someone else and be the punchline to a drummer joke! *** Lesson Details *** When a student takes lessons with me, we will have quite a bit of fun. I use plastic building blocks as visual aids to demonstrate musical concepts, which is fun for students of any age. I start out students with simply sticks, a metronome and a ...

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Lori H. September 24, 2014
Drum · In home
Verified Student
Vic is an awesome drum teacher for my 15 year old son! He is patient but keeps challenging him to keep after it and make progress! My son is doing great as a result! Highly recommend Vic!
Mike M. Littleton, CO

*** Specialties ***

Drum set, Orchestral Snare Drum Technique, Hand Drums, World Percussion, Moeller Technique, Multi-Fulcrum Technique, Four-Limb Coordination and independence, Odd time, Polyrhythms, Mixed Meter! Capable of teaching drum set Reading and Notation! Drum Tuning and Recording Techniques! Also capable of teaching ALL STYLES of music. If you can think of it, I have played it. Too many to list here.

I am the real deal. 27 years of experience with 12 years invested into teaching the art of drumming at a very high level. I have performed in over 25 separate pro bands since the tender age of 14. Come see what I have in store for you and let's get to work!

My Personal Philosophy:

In many parts of the world there is no separation between music and culture, and to that end I strive to bring my students closer to the outside world through the strength of their own musical bond. Having music be a part of my life has brought me great opportunities to meet other ...

About Mike

Hi, I'm a professional drummer, percussionist, and composer here in Denver offering a fresh new approach to drum instruction. I teach at two separate locations complete with dual drum sets and a complete sound system that allows for both my students and I to play simultaneously and at full live volume! As a Graduate of the California Institute of the Arts, I've been lucky enough to have studied with some of the most diverse masters of drumset and percussion from several continents around the globe. I've been a player of the drums for over 26 years now, and I'm still practicing and perfecting the art, gaining new friends, students, and live stage experiences on the way. Let me start by saying that I highly value the freedom that I've been able to enjoy by passionately perusing ...

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Ande W. December 31, 2013
Drum
Verified Student
First Time Student

My son has been taking drum lessons with Mike for several months. He had never played drums prior to his first lesson and Mike has been nothing but patient and very professional with him. My son really enjoys the lessons and is learning so much more than I expected. Super happy with Mike and his knowledge of the drums along with his patience and communication. Would highly recommend him!
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Stefan B. November 19, 2013
Drum
Verified Student
Excellent Teacher

Mike is a great Drum instructor. I am a beginner and felt he did a great job with my skill level. He has a lesson plan but is very flexible in learning the style of music you want to hear. He helps you achieve the goal you have with drums whether it is to be in a band or just for a hobby.

Lessons are fun and detailed without being boring.
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Eileen W. May 5, 2013
Drum
Verified Student
Mike is very excellent at teaching the drums

Mike creates a fun environment when he teaches drumming,i would definitely recommend people who have an interest in drumming to go learn from Mike. He's very talented and admits he's a bit weird but the way he teaches is just fun. he's always telling you what he liked about how you're drumming and how you can improve.
Jon F. Aurora, CO

I can teach all aspects of percussion, including drum set, xylophone and mallet instruments, snare drum and other ensemble instruments such as timpani and chimes.

About Jon

Since early childhood, I have shown great interest in anything music related. I have played piano since age four and have continued playing numerous instruments throughout my career. Currently, I can play approximately fourteen musical instruments, four of which I have played the longest and have pursued professionally. I have had a rich musical education since childhood. I took private piano lessons since the age of five through senior year of college and I also have had guitar, voice and percussion lessons given to me by educators throughout my career. In elementary school, I began playing percussion and continued to do so throughout High School. It was also during my High School years that I picked up Guitar and Voice. I attended Cherry Creek High School for three years and was a ...

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David S. October 30, 2014
Classical Piano · In studio
Verified Student
very professional and knowledgeable of music theory. he makes it fun while learning. flexible in scheduling he makes sure that every minutes counts. i would recommend him to others.

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