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Cameron B.

Indianapolis, IN
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Arts - Music Performance / Jazz Concentration from Butler University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Cameron B.

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I am an experienced educator with over 10 years of experience playing and teaching music. I have played in various musical situations from playing my own compositions to playing in rock bands and to playing with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Lessons are tailored to each students specific needs. Typically my lessons focus on drum-set, stylistic drumming, and practice techniques, but I also teach guitar, piano, music theory, and music production.

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About Cameron

Taking lessons with me will be a fun learning experience. As an active musician I have lots of experience playing in the real world. I have a laid back personality but I'm not afraid to give you a push. I'm eager to begin lessons and take your playing to the next level! Currently, I work as a

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James S.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James S.

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As an educator, I strive to provide my students with the tools that they will need to explore the direction that they want to take with their instrument. This can include from enjoying drumming as a hobby, performing in small jazz ensembles, recording electronic and acoustic drums in major recording studios, to performing with a full orchestra! There is literally no limit to what you can do.

My focus is to get hobbyists to enjoy performing drums in the comfort of their own home or with friends, and to have my professionally-minded students go out into the world of performing and recording music. All of these environments are where the ultimate joy of playing an instrument can be expressed.

As a gigging and studio musicians, I understand what it takes to get to the stage or studio, apply oneself in that environment, and come away with a satisfying experience that you can then build upon for the rest of your life.

About James

Hi! I have been a drumset educator for over 3 decades. I benefited from formal education on the drumset, and I want to pass that along to you so you can experience the full joy that this wonderful instrument can bring you! I understand that each student's journey is specific to them as an individua

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Annie
He was awesome. Looking forward to next week
Ramya M.
Jim has been a fantastic teacher to our son. He explains everything patiently and approaches his lessons very systematically. He selects songs that incorporate essential drumming skills (e.g. songs that include doubles, paradiddles, accented notes, etc.). This way, the the student is able to develop an understanding of how theory fits practice.
Ramin
Jim is an absolute gem. he has a great personality and my son absolutely loves him. oh yes, he is a great instructor as well. can't say enough about James. a class act

Joseph T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Bachelor's from Southern oregon university
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Joseph T.

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Hello, I have been studying percussion academically for over 10 years. I have a masters degree and a bachelor's of music with a focus in percussion performance. I am an approved private instructor for humble isd in Houston Texas. I teach a variety of topics from world percussion to classical as well as jazz, pop, rock and contemporary music styles

About Joseph

I've been studying percussion academically for over ten years and hold two degrees in percussion performance. I studied at the Oregin center of the arts for my bachelor's and recently recital my masters degree from Sam Houston State University. I'm very educated in the subjects of classical music

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Eric P.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric P.

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The drums are the backbone of most music, so you have to be able to feel the groove and stay tight and on top of the beat. I encourage students to pick their favorite songs, and we drum to those while learning proper technique, rudiments, song form, fills, rhythm, different grooves / beats, and anything they want to know about the drums. I have been playing the drums for over sixteen years and have a Bachelor's Degree in Music from the Berklee College of Music. Drums is a beautiful art and form of expression and is just the tip of the iceberg we can tackle called Music.

About Eric

MUSIC! I think music is the most beautiful thing in the world, so lets take time to learn and play music together. I have been playing the drums for over sixteen years, and been in over fifteen bands in the course of that time. I have a degree in Music from the Berklee College of Music were I stu

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Amelia
Excellent teacher
Brinton
Eric is super nice, helpful, and the best part is he didn't laugh too hard when he heard me sing on the recording we were working with! He always works at my pace and is super easy to communicate with. Thanks brother!
Dalton A.
1st lesson went perfectly!
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Murray P.

100 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Murray P.

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Give anyone a drum and they will instantly know what to do. Drums are meant to be hit, and for those who love to hit things and make loud noises. Bongo drum lessons are an easy way to introduce students to the world of drumming, rhythm and music.

The goal is listening for cues, hearing patterns and feeling rhythm and beat. Ideally, each student has their own drum. Begin with a simple repeat and answer pattern. You hit the drum two times, they repeat. Gradually add to the complexity of the patterns, so they must listen intently. Add some simple rhythms, such as 1-2-3, 1-2-3, 1-2-3, 1, with a strong emphasis on the 1.

About Murray

I received my B.S. & Music Degree with concentration in instrumentalists from Morgan State University. I’v been playing drums since the age of three and now been teaching for over 17 years. In 2016, I was accepted as a member of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM). I am very well ro

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Shelia Toon
Mr Piper is the best instructor ever!! Not only is he good at what he does, his passion for what he does sets him apart! I'm so glad that he teaches my 6 year old son on a level that he can relate to, AND that challenges him simultaneously. Looking forward to having him work with my daughter who is also a percussionist!
Lenny S.
Just a really great guy... very professional, and really knows music.
Mema (15) A.
He gave me and my friend great energy at the start of class. He also introduced us to what we were going to learn. He is a supportive teacher and he wants to do our best.
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Mike O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Awarded Most Improved Student from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 77
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Mike O.

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I curtail each lesson to the Students needs no matter what level to go at their pace, and yet give them the tools necessary to improve proficiently and quickly. I enjoy sharing my experience and knowledge with drummers of all backgrounds and experience level, and take immense pride in watching my students grow and improve in their craft!

About Mike

I have 30+ years of Percussion Performance experience along with 20 years experience giving private lessons and Clinics all over the country and overseas from Florida to Los Angeles & Metro Manila in the Philippines.

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Average Cost of Bongo Lessons in Indianapolis, IN

The average cost of 60-minute bongo lessons in Indianapolis is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $89 per hour.
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$44 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$72 average

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"Cool down to earth teacher, amazing on drums / bongos. I'm a beginner and just bought some bongos so I wanted a few lessons to get myself started. Our first lesson was a blast and I'm gonna continue to take more lessons with Brian when I am able to."
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Took Bongo lessons from Brian R.
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"Murray is awesome and I've only had 1 lesson so far. I love his enthusiasm! Looking forward to my future lessons!"
Stacie
Took Bongo lessons from Murray P.
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"I was a little nervous at first but Murray made that all disappear. He’s patient & very talented & makes playing a lot of fun. Can’t wait for my nxt lesson."
Susan
Took Bongo lessons from Murray P.
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"He was awesome. Looking forward to next week"
Annie
Took Bongo lessons from James S.
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"My son was very excited and motivated after his first class with Murray."
Eulalee
Took Bongo lessons from Murray P.
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"We have had two lessons with Murray. My 8 year old loves her lessons. We have had other teachers in the past and he is by far the best. My daughter is engaged, excited, and is learning quickly. Murray makes learning fun! He encourages and explains and rewards with clapping and laughing!!! He knows his stuff and can relate and engage even over the internet. We love this teacher!"
Anne
Took Bongo lessons from Murray P.