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Rainice L.

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Brookline, MA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
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Rainice L.

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I teach private lessons on Classical Percussion, focusing mainly on snare drum, marimba and xylophone.
I am experienced in working with young children and teenagers, from beginner level to college level.

I am a freelance percussionist who has played with professional orchestras in the US, UK and Asia.
I graduated from the Boston Conservatory, New England Conservatory and Boston University with percussion performance degrees.

About Rainice

I am a passionate advocate of Classical music. I have been playing percussion for over 10 years and I hold a Bachelor and two post graduate performance degree. I love working with young children and teenagers to explore their world of orchestral music. Percussion instruments are very fun and variab

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Rainice has helped me grow tremendously as a musician and develop a greater appreciation for percussion. I've studied with her for two years now and she is always super welcoming and positive in her approach. Rainice has helped me organize my audition preparation, overcome various technical issues I was having--especially on auxiliary percussion and marimba, and develop a better ear which has been particularly helpful for playing in orchestral settings. She has also given me lots of helpful advice based on her experiences in the field. Highly recommend!

Sergio M.

Boston, MA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English , Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Sergio M.

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About Sergio

Word Percussionist specialist in Flamenco rhythm and cajon, and afrocuban percussionwho have performed and toured around the globe accompanying some of the most important artists in the contemporary scene including names like Paul Simon or Wayne Shorter. Music Education is my vocation as well as

Mariano L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Senior Soloist-Marimba from Torrance Symphony
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Mariano L.

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My experience as a performer and teacher spans over 25 years of just about every musical style the involves percussion. I believe in creating an environment that is focused on playing music well and where the student can have fun while gaining confidence. It is important to develop functional musicians with good technique, reading, time, and listening skills. We can cover all percussion instruments from drum set to mallet instruments (marimba, timpani, etc.) to hand percussion in every style of music from early music Renaissance music to world percussion and today's rock/pop, including jazz.

About Mariano

My experience as a performer and teacher ranges from early music to today's rock and pop, including various percussion instruments from around the world. When studying for my bachelors and masters degrees in music, I did course work in music recording, jazz studies, and music history. In addition,

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Diane B.
Mariano is fun, professional, and knows his craft!
Evan
Mariano is excellent! He is firm yet patient and professional, and gets along really well with my son.
Emma
Mariano was an amazing percussion and drum set teacher. His lessons were engaging and productive, and he was always able to communicate an idea or musical concept in a way that I was able to understand and connect with. After about 2 years of lessons I was accepted into the Orange County School of the Arts for percussion and I owe my success to the lessons I took with Mariano. I continued lessening throughout high school and my skill level contined to grow. What I loved about Mariano's teaching was his unique ability to take very simple exercises and make them more difficult and therefore much more beneficial. Along with stressing the importance of basic technique, he would constantly inteoduce me to new things - Afro beats, traditional grip, Latin beats, new ways to sight read, and 4 mallet marimba technique. I would highly suggest taking lessons with Mariano if you are looking for a fun, encouraging teacher who has lots of experience with a variety of percussion performance!

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Emmett H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Emmett H.

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I believe in a wholistic approach to learning percussion, allowing you to become proficient in rudimental snare drumming, mallet percussion, music theory, and miscellaneous percussion at your own pace. Each of these very distinct skills are intertwined with one another and should be taught as such.

I have over a decade of percussion playing under my belt including professional performances for musicals, fundraiser events, and various clubs, restaurants, and other venues. I would love to help you pursue and accomplish your musical goals. If you have any questions about what I can offer, don't hesitate to ask!

About Emmett

I am a professional percussionist, composer, and music producer, but I also dabble in piano, trumpet, and saxophone. I absolutely love music theory and have composed for podcasts, plays, percussion, brass, and electronic ensembles. I also write and produce my own music under the alias Divine Condu

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Kevin F.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
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Kevin F.

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Percussion has many areas - I work to show students how things are connected and related so that they can be successful sooner.

About Kevin

I have a Percussion Performance Degree from Arizona State University, have authored over 6 books on how to play better including: ART Approach to Keyboard Percussion Sightreading, ART Approach to Rhythm!, Turn It Up & Lay It Down, The Book (with Joe Bergamini and Spence Strand) I have over 26 years

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Anne P.
So far so good. First meeting jitters are over. Kevin has a nice calm about him which makes it easy to listen. I've got some homework and looking forward to my next lesson.
Melissa
Kevin is wonderful to work with. Very knowledgeable, very calm, pleasant personality. He wanted to know first what I wanted to do, but was prepared to start me with the basics - scales - which is where I want to be proficient, so that I can master the instrument. I have no doubt that I can do that with Kevin. Just spent a few minutes practicing my C-major scale using the L-R-R-L-L method. Works great! I just checked email and he'd sent me the printouts he promised. Looking forward to next week!
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Erick B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Erick B.

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I Instruct how to use timing to play and interact with other musicians. Also teach techniques that allows total relaxation and Flow when playing the drum set. Also encourage coordination of all four limbs when playing as well as singing simultaneously. Also teach how to take notes when learning songs and be able to use that when playing live with a band.

About Erick

I've been teaching drum since 1990 playing professionally since 1988 in the Pacific Northwest area many of them cover band some original bands all different styles from reggae Funk Jazz Hard Rock country disco R&B

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Average Cost of Percussion Lessons in Westwood, MA

The average cost of 60-minute percussion lessons in Westwood is $58. 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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"Scott has been wonderful with my child! He really knows how to motivate him to practice while still making the lessons fun. I recommend him for any young drum student."
Clyde
Took Percussion lessons from Scott S.
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"Chi's level of talent for performing is matched by her excellent teaching. Her teaching style is very down-to-earth and concrete, allowing for quick improvement during her lesson. Chi gives some of the best quality lessons, whether you're working on triangle technique or preparing for a competition. Her lessons also encouraged me to experiment and think critically about sound production. "Try this" is a common phrase you will hear."
Alan
Took Percussion lessons from Waichi C.
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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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"chris is the man! super nice dude, great sense of humor, and crazy knowledgable about music! i took drum lessons from him a few years ago, and he took the time to get to know me and where i was coming from musically and tailored our lessons to uniquely suit me. still use the warmup exercises he taught me every time i sit down at the kit! highly recommend"
Joel
Took Percussion lessons from Christopher B.
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"Ms.Gartin has been such an influential mentor in my life . Her teaching methods have opened up my mind to go deeper into the world of percussion in just the span of a year ! THE REAL DEAL"
Symeon
Took Percussion lessons from Sarah G.
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"Garrett helped my son prepare for an important drum line audition at his high school. He got the spot he wanted on snare drum and was very happy."
John
Took Percussion lessons from Garrett S.
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"Francisco gave lessons to my 5-year-old daughter. He was patient and attentive, and taught at a level that she could understand while still allowing her to be challenged, but also to have fun! I absolutely recommend him as a teacher for students at any age."
Rebecca
Took Percussion lessons from Francisco P.
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"My son looks forward to his snare lesson with Garrett every week. We originally searched for a teacher to help him with a drumline audition, and we've stayed with Garrett ever since."
Amanda
Took Percussion lessons from Garrett S.
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"I have been taking music lessons of various types in and outside of school since elementary school and have never had a teacher who introduces concepts quite like Mr.Fuhrman. Things that I have struggled with ever since they were introduced; especially regarding rhythm/counting have become incredibly simple- as they should be! My progress regarding percussion (which I've been working with for over 4 years) has increased exponentially since working with him. Not only will he highly recommend essential practice, but he's willing to give you various strategies to manage time and to be able to fit the practice in. I've had music teachers (all of whom were very competent musicians) telling me to practice since the second grade, but no one's ever set aside some lesson time to discuss how to fit it in. I am a beginning music teacher myself and have already implemented some of the concepts he has taught with my own students. He's not only an incredibly skillful musician, but he is an amazing teacher as well. You won't regret doing lessons with him."
Lindsey
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin F.
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"Sarah is very detail and always prepared the lesson material beforehand. We are happy that we found her"
Hannah
Took Percussion lessons from Sarah G.
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