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Karen D.

26 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Percussion:
There are a whole list of percussion instruments and I can teach you anyone you would like to learn. Each instrument has it's own unique characteristics and can be sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater, struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument. The percussion family is believed to include the oldest musical instruments. Some of the instruments are timpani, snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, and tambourine. Whichever percussive instrument you choose I have the ability to teach it to you.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
Ferrari
She sounds like she is amazing
Olive
Karen is a great teacher! I love her!

Justin O.

Sudbury, MA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • B.M. Perforamce from Berklee College of Music
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Justin O.

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Justin is available for private instruction on Drum Set, Mallets, and Percussion at his studio in Sudbury, MA. He enjoys teaching the young beginner, the adult picking it up for the first time or looking to sharpen up their skills, as well as the serious student with high aspirations. He has helped many students pass auditions for Districts, All State, New England Conservatory, Berklee College of Music, UMass and others. What ever your interest in drumming happens to be, Justin enjoys helping you achieve your goals.

Students are often encouraged to select songs that they would like to learn. This builds a direct connection to the instrument and techniques used during the lessons with a real musically creative situation. Students that are learning songs they choose are more likely to practice and continue playing year after year as they become the drummer they want to be.

Styles of expertise include Rock, Jazz, Latin, R&B/Soul, Funk, with emphasis on time, groove playing, ...

About Justin

Justin is Berklee College of Music Graduate and experienced performer of international tours and venues. His expertise ranges from Rock, Jazz, Latin, R&B, Funk, and more. Lessons are structured around the students' interests and musical aspirations. He encourages students to select music they ar

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Aaron M.

3 Reviews
Franklin, MA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded BEST Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
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Aaron M.

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I love all things percussion! Drums set, Piano, Timpani, Marimba, Tambourine, Triangle, Congas, Bongos, Djembe, Dumbek, Frame Drums, Shekere, Glockenspiel, shakers, bells, block, and more!
I've played them all!

About Aaron

Berklee College of Music graduate, Aaron M., has been teaching students of all ages for over 15 years. "I love watching young musicians grow into seasoned players and have had tremendous success with all my students. I believe that learning songs and playing music is a critical element in the l

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Mathew M.
We see the progression each week and couldn't be happier with Aaron's demeanor and overall way he handles my husband's lesson structure.
Genna
Only had 1 lesson so far. My daughter seemed to enjoy her lesson. He seems very nice.
Sheryl V.
My boys, ages 7 & 5, started piano lessons with Aaron a year ago. He has taught them technique & theory all while using songs they boys love. There are days that the boys are not the most cooperative. Aaron is amazingly patient and persistent in getting the boys to do their lessons. I really appreciate and have learned from this patience when it comes to the nightly practicing. I am pleased that the boys have been working with a male teacher and I think it really helps them relate to the music and the lessons. If you are looking for a patient yet knowledgeable piano teacher, I would definitely recommend Aaron.

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Tyler B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Music Performance Jazz Studies from Columbia College Chicago
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Tyler B.

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Drums and percussion is one of my greatest passions in life. I have experience playing and teaching in all settings and styles. I tailor my approach for each student and have tons of supplemental material to level up your playing in no time!

About Tyler

Hi! My name is Tyler, and I'm a great resource for drum set, guitar, piano, bass, and music theory lessons in Portland, OR. Conveniently located in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood, my studio is equipped with all the instruments and lesson material needed to provide engaging, challenging, and fun lessons

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Sterling
Patient, focused, encouraging and time efficient. He was good at keeping our youngster on task and making the experience fun. Wish he was able to take our child further with piano. I don't know how much was Tyler and how much was our child, but our kiddo learned quickly from Tyler. Thank you Tyler!
Jayne
Great lesson!
Kevin
Tyler taught me how to play the drums! He was so engaging and informative, and his teaching style allowed me to learn quickly. I had so much fun and have developed a passion for the drums. I recommend highly taking lessons from him.
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Grady T.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grady T.

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In lessons we'll train technique and theory right alongside the ear with the objective of being able to play from your authentic self.
In addition I studied with the Jazz legend and esteemed educator Stefon Harris (currently leading the Manhatttan School of Music). We will use his innovative theory and ear training techniques to learn the most basic mechanics of music.

About Grady

My personal philosophy of music is to explore and learn as much from my students as I can teach them. For me teaching is like going on an adventure to find something together. I've been able to play all over the world and tour with many different musicians and the thing that made the core of every

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Richard
Smart, enthusiastic, patient. I'm an older adult who has some basic piano ability (very basic), and within moments Grady evaluated and then clicked in with my needs. I suspect he would be perfect for children also.
Terry J.
Grady is the most energetic, caring, and fun piano instructor I ever encountered. He is very patient and goes over the basics when needed. As a adult learner, Grady not only meets you where you're at but takes his time to go over any issues you may have. I highly recommend Grady !!!
Terry J.
Grady is very patient. He has a very good sense of humor. Takes his time in explaining why notes are the way they are,especially when you get stuck. Highly recommend Grady to any piano beginner, intermediate and advanced

David W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • PhD Sociology/Criminology from University of Georgia
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Advanced
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David W.

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Learn how to play drums quickly and easily with a unique style! I've been giving drum lessons since I was 13. I make it quick and painless to learn the basics of playing a drum set. I can teach you how to play and record your drums and even teach you how to play your favorite songs!

About David

Hi! My name is David and I'm a drummer from the U.S. I've been playing drums for 28 years and giving lessons for 28 years. I have a unique style, using a remote cable hi hat stand and teach students the benefits of learning to play ambidextrously. I can teach you how to play rock, country, p

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Average Cost of Percussion Lessons in Boston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute percussion lessons in Boston is $66. 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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$40 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$66 average

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"I am a high school band director and Cameron was our percussion instructor last school year. He did a wonderful job with the students! He covered all areas of percussion from marching band, to concert band, and even percussion ensemble. He pushed the students and expanded their skills on all percussion instruments, all while keeping things engaging for the students. He programmed for and rehearsed our three percussion ensembles last year. Cameron was an integral part of our band program and our students loved working with him!"
- Hannah
Took Percussion lessons from Cameron D.
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"My son Enjoyed very much"
- Ashton
Took Percussion lessons from Erasmo R.
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"Off to a great start!"
- Heidi
Took Percussion lessons from Tracy D.
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"Awesome instructor! My son's a little shy taking lessons on the drums, but Dave puts him at ease and Dave is so patient! Highly recommend.☺️"
- Holly
Took Percussion lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"Bill is top notch. I worked with Bill on Long Island in a club date band several years back. During that time he taught my nephew the drums. Bill's patience and knowledge paved the way for my nephew to get accepted into a top music school. A great player and a great teacher!"
- Karl
Took Percussion lessons from Bill M.
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"Kevin asked pertinent questions about my background and used that information to tailor the first lesson. He went beyond the scheduled 30 minutes to provide a complete and coherent beginning to my studies: the extra time did not upset my schedule and I appreciated his going beyond to get me off to a good start. Kevin had a lot of stuff to present yet allowed me to interrupt with questions, which he knowledgeably answered. His personality is relaxed and friendly. Observing him with another student before my lesson, I saw that he offered criticism considerately.
My first lesson was a good experience (4 stars). I don't know if he is the best ever (5 stars), but he must be darn close."
- Dean
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin F.
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"Zen is a great teacher. He has taught me polyrhythms, timing, and playing subdivisions with different note groupings in jazz styles. He also shows up on time and prepared to get to business. Id recommend him to anyone looking to learn drums or Ableton!"
- Shane
Took Percussion lessons from Zen R.
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"Bo knows percussion! I am impressed with his knowledge and skill. I am excited to learn more, and feel I am discovering a whole new world."
- Ancelyn Avila
Took Percussion lessons from Bo W.
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"Kevin was a great teacher. He’s patient, skilled, and always wants his students to succeed."
- Zeke
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin W.
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"Kevin is a fantastic instructor!

I have been taking private lessons from Kevin for two years now as we'll as receiving instruction in Band for the last three years. Kevin not only is an incredible percussionist himself, but he has a knack for being able to convey ideas to students that they can understand. New and better approaches to teaching rhythm, personalized lesson planning to suit a student's needs, and a vast knowledge of music from years of professional experience are just a few things that Kevin brings to the table. If you're looking for a percussion instructor, I would highly recommend Kevin as your first choice!"
- Nick
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin F.
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