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Average Cost of Bodhran Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute bodhran lessons is $57. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $40 and $85 per hour.

30-min $23
 
$32 average
$55
45-min $32
 
$45 average
$70
60-min $40
 
$57 average
$85

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute bodhran lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute bodhran lessons are 22% less expensive at $45, and 30-minute lessons cost 44% less at $32.

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Popular Bodhran teachers

Aaron B.

Mesa, AZ
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Karen D.

Somerville, MA
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Mariano L.

Cerritos, CA
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About Aaron B.

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Learn techniques to get sounds from the frame drum and use the tipper stick to swing and play traditional Irish 3 feel as well as other stylistic expressions on the instrument.

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David April 12, 2018
· Djembe · Online
Love aaron
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David March 24, 2018
· Djembe · Online
Aaron is a good instructor. Luckily I practiced quite a bit before hands to be able to catch up with the speed. The video audio quality are not that great though.
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Sam W. January 7, 2017
· Drum · In home
Very knowledgeable and a good teacher.

About Karen D.

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Somerville, MA

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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.

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Charles G. April 18, 2018
· Piano · In home
Karen is great. Patient and a good teacher.
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Michael D. April 12, 2018
· Trumpet · In studio
So far so good👍
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Jo B. December 1, 2017
· Percussion · In home
Very patient with this beginner. Clear lesson plan.

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Cerritos, CA

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My experience as a performer and teacher spans over 25 years of every musical style. 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, time, and listening skills. We will cover all styles of music from Celtic to fork music, including the use of bones.

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Evan February 24, 2017
· Drum · In home
Mariano is excellent! He is firm yet patient and professional, and gets along really well with my son.
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Emma August 17, 2015
· Percussion · In home
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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Javen August 17, 2015
· Drum · In home
Very very understanding and had a great way of teaching each lesson. Also, friendly and very supportive!

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