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Charlie M.

7 Reviews
Charlestown, MA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish
  • Music Education and Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2005
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Charlie M.

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I have a wide range of experience with percussion which includes west African, Brazilian, and Latin styles. I have a djembe but I have also played essential conga rhythms and patterns as well as various other instruments including drum set. I have a drum set at my studio in Charlestown as well.

About Charlie

I like to keep the lessons engaging by finding songs and material that the student is interested in. Every song is a world in itself and can offer many insights into the history and development of music. I'm currently finishing my second album of music that I wrote with SlowPokeNTurtle wh

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Richard
Charlie is the most patient and musical music teacher I have ever experienced and I am old! His approach to teaching is first rate. He is incredibly knowledgeable about all forms of music.
Larry B
This guy is incredible. He creates a safe space where you feel inspired to improvise and experiment with music. He showed me songs that changed my music taste and playing style completely. The best part of learning with him is that it feels like you are jamming with a good friend. He not only is an incredible musician but also a great mentor. I have only good things to say about Charlie
Kevin
Charlie McClaren is one of the greatest music teachers I've ever had. Learning music with him never felt like a chore, rather it was a journey we shared. He's patient and understanding, but he'll make sure you understand the music thoroughly. He showed me that music was more than an art form, it's a lens you see the world through. I can't recommend Charlie enough, no matter where you are on your musical journey, he'll take you to the next level!
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Josh W.

12 Reviews
Medford, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Outstanding Youth Advocate Award from Berklee College of Music's President's Office of Education Outreach: Community Affairs and Campus Engagement
  • Drum Performance as well as Electronic Production & Design from Berklee College of Music
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Josh W.

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I have formal training on congas (studied w/ Eguie Castrillo - Tito Puente's disciple, has performed with Jenifer Lopez, Paquito D'Rivera, Arturo Sandoval Band, & many others)

Also extensively studied at Berklee as well as spent a month in Ghana, regarding traditional West African percussion, especially that of the Ewe people. But also Ga tradition - specifically, the kpanlogo drum.

Also extensively studied Brazilian percussion, was just down in Brazil a month ago.

I have experience also teaching bongos (used especially in bachata) and also djembe technique.

I can teach you a universe of rhythmic knowledge to create a deep architecture for you to excel in any percussion/rhythmic context.

About Josh

Hi, my name is Josh Weinberg. I have over 10 years experience teaching drums & about 5 years experience teaching music production, & music theory (to all different ages). I have received an award from Berklee College of Music's Community Affairs Dept. for my teaching work in the Boston area (see ph

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Ethan
My son enjoyed the lesson and wanted to practice right away.
John
Josh is always easy to be around and is able to form any lesson around what I wanted to do, as well as teach me loads of new ideas if I hadn’t planned anything. He has greatly helped improve my own production and give me insight into what professional producers do to set themselves apart. He’s great to work with and always in an uplifting mood.
Chris
Josh is an awesome teacher. He is patient and supportive and always comes up with ways to connect me to the concept he’s teaching. I asked to learn drums “the right way” so we spend a ton of time on fundamental exercises that i suspect are boring for him but he never shows it. He is always upbeat and positive and I enjoy our lessons a lot. Could not recommend him more highly.
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Bethany T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor of Music Education from George Mason University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Bethany T.

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Hi!
I am an Assistant Band Director at a Middle School and an Elementary band director in Fairfax County. I'm looking to grow my percussion studio.
I teach classical percussion including mallets, snare and timpani. Teaching 4-mallets is my specialty. I have taught award winning marching bands and indoor drumlines for the last 13 years. Many of my students have made all-district band, all-state band and senior regional orchestra.
Private lessons are a great way for any student to better enjoy their experience in a school music program. Whether your student is having difficulty with their instrument, is an average player aspiring to become one of the best in the class, or is already quite accomplished and ready to reach full potential, private lessons will enhance their experience in band exponentially.

About Bethany

Hi ! I am a band director at a middle and elementary school in Fairfax County. Private lessons are a great way for any student to better enjoy their experience in music. I am offering virtual lessons to help progress your student during these challenging times. Whether your child is having diffic

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Amber C.
Super helpful, has a great sense of humor, and is super encouraging.
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Has an amazing sense of humor, and is super encouraging.

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Amber C.
very patient and willing to help.

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Anthony T.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors of Science, Urban Arts (Minor in Music) from Coppin State University
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Anthony T.

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Taught on a middle school level.

About Anthony

I have been teaching brass-wind and and music theory since 2011 through various non-profit organizations.My goal as a music instructor is to not only to improve your skills on your instrument or designs; but, to also help you become self sufficient in advancing your skills. I currently hold a Bache

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Sadio O.
I really enjoyed my class with Anthony. I am a beginner on the saxophone. Being a beginner, I was a bit intimidated before the class. However, all intimidation was gone once Anthony logged on and began to teach. He was very patient and his lessons are engaging. He came to the lesson prepared (not all teachers do). He is definitely knowledgable and a pro in the subject area and his teaching style is very effective. I came away from the lesson feeling like I really learned a lot. Thanks to Anthony, I feel like I will definitely be able to master my instrument. I highly recommend him.
Shaun
Great first lesson. I was nervous about my son taking lessons online, but right off the bat, the nerves went away. Anthony was excellent. Even in a virtual world, he paid attention to detail and noticed that my child's trombone slide became loose. He gave my son a tip on how to keep that from happening. While being downstairs I heard a song that my son has previously played, and in just 45 mins, my son sounded better than before. Looking forward to our next lesson and seeing how my son progresses .
Valeria H.
Mr. Anthony is a really good brass instructor. He has been helping me improve with my lip slurs and has helped my 12 major scales. He also makes learning the trumpet fun. Highly recommend
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Mike S.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Jazz studies. from University of Utah
  • Teaching since 1976
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Mike S.

21 Reviews
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Online Percussion Teacher

I teach how to read rhythms and how to groove!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of

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Logan S.
Fun time
Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)
Leo F.
Leo loved jamming out with Michael! We can’t wait until next week. Leo was super focused and he normally has a difficult time listening, but Michael was great.
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Andy P.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Music
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andy P.

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Take online percussion lessons with Andy and learn percussion from home! 

I love to help students achieve their goals in music! I customize lessons for each student, point out their successes, and share with them how to improve. I have a smart setup with 2 drumsets, headphone monitoring, metronome, play along tracks, and microphones.

Why take lessons?
There is no substitute for one-on-one instruction tailored to fit each student's needs. Imagine having the chance to practice a sport with an Olympic coach! Unlike traditional academic tutoring, lessons are helpful for students who struggle, students in the middle of the pack, and students who excel and need enrichment.

About Andy

Take online drum lessons with Andy and learn drumming from home! He teaches ages 7 to 77+ at any experience level.    Andy is a Dallas area drummer who has been playing music for 33 years. He has experience playing jazz, funk, soul, R&B, rock, latin, ska, reggae, gospel, CCM, blues, country, r

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Kim
Mr. Pruyn has been teaching my middle school daughter for the past 2.5 years. The progress she has made is astounding. He is the right mix of detail oriented and encouraging. He is what every music teacher should be, and I should know because I am one myself. I Ccnnot rate him highly enough.

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Average Cost of Percussion Lessons in Chestnut Hill, MA

The average cost of 60-minute percussion lessons in Chestnut Hill is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $100 per hour.
30 min
$37 average
45 min
$46 average
60 min
$59 average

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Johnny is an awesome teacher. Instructive. Quick to find what you need to focus on. Patient. Insightful. Funny. Just what you need if your time is precious, but you can get in front of webcam for a few hours a week. He's helped me get those tones right and given me the confidence to grow. Really, really importantly he's always there for questions and support outside of the lessons."
Johnny
Took Percussion lessons from Johnny C.
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"Garrett is an excellent drum teacher. My son’s been working with him on snare drum for several months now, and he looks forward to every lesson. His high school drum line instructor has been complimenting him on his improvement as well."
Bridget
Took Percussion lessons from Garrett S.
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"My son just had his first lesson. Michael was wonderful. Very clear instructions. Very patient and encouraging. He's excited to continue with him."
Olin
Took Percussion lessons from Michael T.
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"Great teacher!

Henri is great!! He is a super experienced and knowledgable drummer (musician) and teacher. He is extremely patient, has taught me my basics, technique, and is very open to teaching what you want to learn, willing to teach you what you are really interested in musically. At the end of every lesson, he reviews what we learned, writes it and lets me video it so I can practice at home. He has been really flexible, patient, laid back and always down to work on whatever you want but great at coming up with lessons that challenge and excite you as well. I could'nt be more pleased with Henri as a teacher. I always look forward to my lessons."
Nicolle
Took Percussion lessons from Henri B.
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"Yulia is amazing! She taught my son, a beginner who had only played at School of Rock previously, basic technique, reading music, rhythm, and really got him started on the right path. With her kind, friendly, patient teaching style, he was immediately comfortable and learned quickly. With her guidance, 3 years later he is doing great things in high school! Yulia is an absolute gem — a professional who is also a great teacher. We would give her 6 or 7 stars if we could!!"
Alan
Took Percussion lessons from Yulia B.
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"Mr. Pruyn has been teaching my middle school daughter for the past 2.5 years. The progress she has made is astounding. He is the right mix of detail oriented and encouraging. He is what every music teacher should be, and I should know because I am one myself. I Ccnnot rate him highly enough."
Kim
Took Percussion lessons from Andy P.
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"Carmen has been my son's teacher for last three years. He started when he was eleven, and now he is going to join his high school symphonic band after successfully auditioning for it. Two things stand out in Carmen's approach to teaching: 1st is her constant readiness to find ways to make students excited about learning and willing to do the work, 2nd is staying positive and encouraging all the time."
Marta
Took Percussion lessons from Carmen C.
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"Off to a great start!"
Heidi
Took Percussion lessons from Tracy D.
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"Good assessment of child's starting point. Wonderfully enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Great introduction into drum kit (we called it drum set in my day). At that point, needed to slow down and give child more fundamental practice time to soak in the concepts before racing on."
Carson
Took Percussion lessons from Matthew H.
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Amber
Took Percussion lessons from Bethany T.
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