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Gio A.

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

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I've played guitar since I was only eight years old (over 20 years!) in many different bands, styles, and genres. I played in a traditional Irish ensemble when I was in college and have since picked up bodhran and several other instruments used in that style. I love playing and teaching Irish music.

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 wha

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Karen D.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Bodhran:
The bodhrán is an Irish frame drum ranging from 10 to 26 in in diameter. One or two crossbars, sometimes removable, may be inside the frame, but this is increasingly rare on modern instruments. Some professional modern bodhráns integrate mechanical tuning systems similar to those used on drums found in drum kits. It is usually with a hex key that the bodhrán skins are tightened or loosened depending on the atmospheric conditions. The student will learn hand techniques, rhythms, songs, and how to tune the drum head.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
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Joe S.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $44
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Sociology / Psychology from Illinois State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joe S.

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I have been playing Bodhran for about 3 years now. Needless to say, my favorite experiences with it have been playing in Ireland with the other trad musicians there. Nothing beats a session in Doolin!

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient p

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Stan
Joe is an excellent observer and listener. In our first lesson, was able to assess where I was at and immediately start providing constructive feedback. Looking forward to continuing!
Jim J.
Excellent
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Damien S.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $30
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA Studio Composition from SUNY Purchase
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Damien S.

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Learning to play this ancient Irish instrument with other instruments, fiddle, accordion, guitar, penny whistle.

About Damien

I am a working, music composer and educator. I have been teaching and writing/performing professional scores for over 20 years. In regards to teaching, I teach privately and in a classroom atmosphere. My youngest student is 4 and my oldest has been in their 70 ’s. I approach my teaching style in a

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Corinne C.
Great first lesson. Took the time to see where I am with my skills and took it from there. Looking forward to working with him to get better.

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The average cost of 60-minute bodhran lessons in Bristol is $57. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $75 per hour.
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"I like his combination of enthusiasm and patience! Excellent skills!"
John
Took Bodhran lessons from Joe S.
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"The bodhran is amazing in its versatility and approaches to playing it. I went to Mariano because he teaches in the certaiin style I wanted to learn. He has good knowledge of music and the instrument. I would recommend him."
Tom E
Took Bodhran lessons from Mariano L.
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"Mariano is fun, professional, and knows his craft!"
Diane
Took Bodhran lessons from Mariano L.
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"Very patient teacher."
Norm
Took Bodhran lessons from Aaron B.
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"Damien is great! Flexible and fun to work with. I have made a lot of progress thanks to him!"
Carmen
Took Bodhran lessons from Damien S.
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"Joe is a great teacher. He manages to provide a rare balance of providing structure and technique infusing a delightful element of fun and social interaction. My lessons are about music, art, and life and science. Highly recommend!"
Diane
Took Bodhran lessons from Joe S.