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Thomas B.

Gainesville, GA

About Thomas

Music has been the primary focus since second grade. After completing a Masters in Music Education from Florida State, I have directed High school chorus, and served in the music ministry in a few churches. I have taught piano and guitar to ages 5 through adult for around 8 years. My focus in teaching is to help you make your instrument one in which you can enjoy your entire life. I start where you are, beginner through advanced, and assist in making music a passion in your life as it has been for me.

I currently serve as Assistant Director of Worship Arts at Gainesville FUMC where I d
irect multiple groups, play organ and piano in worship, manage youth music and support in the overall worship arts ministry.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Student needs to provide the instrument.

*** Specialties ***
All styles and genres
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Thomas B.

Gainesville, GA 30506
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$25 / 30-min
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Willy S.

Cumming, GA

About Willy

Will is from a long line of World Renowned Drummers. His uncle Ed played in the Tonite show band with Johnny Carson, his cousin plays drums for Billy Joel ( Liberty DeVito). Will himself took to the drums at the age of 7. By 13 years old he was already gigging in special events, Jazz Bands and local community concerts. Since he has performed with Mr Louie Bellson ( Legendary Jazz drummer) , Lou Soloff ( Trumpeter for Blood , Sweat and Tears), JIm Chapin ( Legendary Jazz Drummer, father of Harry Chapin and author of some of the best Drumming Technique books still employed today. Mr S. is a co
nsummate performer and educator with over 30 years of World Tour performances in some of the Globe's most notable venues and stages. He attended SUNY Plattsbugh with degree in Jazz Studies. Real world experience and a passion for music, drums and world percussion make Will a highly sort after entertainer and educator. He has been an artist in residence at many schools and Universities over the course of his 25 years of instructing. He is actively performing and teaching both locally in Metro Atlanta and online via Skype.

*** Lesson Details ***
For most of us drummers and rhythmatists we cannot go an hour without banging something or tapping or humming or moving.. if this describes you or your child then Im the guy who would be delighted to foster your development in your lifelong pursuit of the ultimate beat. I cannot give you God given talent , but I can take what talent god has given you and accentuate the positive. Work with you on fundamentals, technique, timbre, timing, tuning, sight reading..the list goes on..Its a lifelong pursuit..How long you choose to pursue it is up to you.. Im here to be your mentor.

Im pretty laid back with teaching discipline. Either you got it or you dont. I cannot push you or force you into practicing.. You must inherently love music and love rhythm and love drumming or percussion. If I am working with you on Kit drumming you will be starting out with the basics unless you have experience. I normally do an assessment to determine where you are at.. If I am teaching you hand percussion or African or Asian based drums then its strictly an aural based learning experience. No books just memorization. Kit drumming will require either you have your own Drum kit if I am coming to your house or of you travel to my studio I will have 1 drum kit to share , but you must have your own sticks. I do employ books in Drum Kit lessons. I will give you the names of the books based on what I think your level is and we can go from there..

Music is a complex yet beautiful language. Once you are immersed in the culture of the beat your journey thus begins. And journeys like these last a lifetime. I hope I can be a part of your experience.

Many Blessings
One Rhythm
One Love

*** Studio Equipment ***
Medium Size Studio Room at Buddha Bike & Drum
6215 Johns Creek Commons- Johns CReek, Georgia 30097 with One complete drum set . The studio room is sound proofed. Students must bring their own sticks and any books required during the time of the lesson

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have percussion, I have my own sticks, students should have their own drum kit and any percussion gear they want to learn

*** Specialties ***
Steeldrum or Pan, World Percussion: West African, Latin American, SE Asian, Chinese and Japanese
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Peter S. January 4, 2016
Drum · In home
Verified Student
I am pleased with the instruction which I have received and results experienced to date. I am increasing in confidence, independence, and comfort. I am further pleased with instructor availability and ability to adapt instruction to address multiple styles, genres, and concerns. I recommend Willy and am happy to serve as reference.
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Willy S.

Cumming, GA 30041
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$25 / 30-min
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Mark W.

Gainesville, GA

About Mark

Study the style of music you enjoy with a knowledgeable, qualified Guitar Instructor w/an extensive background of recording, touring, & teaching experience.
Learn to jam to your favorite song & artist while improving your technical skills & musical knowledge.
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Bill P. September 3, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Mark is very good. I'm fortunate to have an instructor of his caliber. He is patient with me and explains why we practice the the that we do.

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Avery M. June 17, 2015
Classical Guitar · In studio
Mark played for my wedding, and I was incredibly impressed. I had certain musical portions of my wedding pre-arranged, but those plans ended up falling apart. Mark was able to pick up and play beautiful music right when I needed him to. His flexibility and willingness to go the extra mile helped make my wedding as successful as it was! He really saved the day, and I'm so thankful he was there! If I couldn't have him at other future events, I would be happy to take any of his students because I know they would have learned from one of the best.
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Anthony Botticelli June 16, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Mark played at my wedding with tremendous ability. He was very professional and adaptable to the requests made. Mark shows extreme proficiently in all areas of guitar and would be a formidable teacher in any musical pursuit.
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Mark W.

Gainesville, GA 30506
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bret D.

Flowery Branch, GA

About bret

I teach to pull out the inner strength and greatness in each student. It is not about me it is about bettering them.
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Jackson September 16, 2015
Drum · In home
Verified Student
Bret has real passion for his art and its always a pleasure to have him in our home for a lesson.
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bret D.

Flowery Branch, GA 30542
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starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Darryl B.

Cumming, GA

About Darryl

My name is Darryl and I have been playing stringed instruments for 20+ years. I enjoy showing others how to play guitar and seeing the smile on there faces when they begin to notice there own progression.
I have professional band experience and even toured in my younger days.
I play a variety styles from thrashing heavy metal to delicate jazz.
Currently I enjoy playing speedy, country picking.
Please contact me if you're serious about learning guitar.
I don't do the boring musical theory! What I do is fun and I know plenty of tips and tricks to get you around the fretboard in no time!
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Anthony E O. February 2, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
off to a great start with Darryl. Very easy going which is great for an old student like me. the time went by in a flash.
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Jonas S. October 7, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Darryl is really taking his time with our son and he is getting better and better each lesson. He gives Jonus things to practice between lessons, too. And he is taking his special needs into consideration at all times, with patience and wisdom. I love this guy so far.
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Darryl B.

Darryl B.

Cumming, GA 30041
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$30 / 30-min

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