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Mariano L.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Awarded Senior Soloist-Marimba from Torrance Symphony
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Mariano L.

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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, reading, time, and listening skills. We will cover all styles of music that use steel drums, including jazz, classical, and island music.

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!

Kevin F.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kevin F.

20 Reviews
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Discounted online lessons while we work through the Covid-19 crisis! Take 33% off usual rates for March and April!

I have played Pan for 26 years and love to help others learn how fantastic the instrument can be!

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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Madhu A.
Anthony M.
Roberto de Ocampo
I am very happy with Kevin. He taught me a lot on the first class. He's very kind and patient in teaching me. I felt very at ease with him. I'm glad I chose him as my steel drum teacher. I highly recommend him!

Sterling S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sterling S.

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I am a professional steel pan player born in the islands of Trinidad & Tobago where the steel-pan was invented i have my own steel -pan entertainment company and has been playing for over 45 years i started at the age of eight.

I have thought countless of young and old people how to play the steel drum/steel pan my latest development for teaching is an app called steel pan tutor. my student will receive a free version of this app in their first class. i will not only teach you how to play but how to perform and move people with your performances .. I teach all steel drums from Tenor to Bass.

I have performed in places like Carnegie Hall .The Apollo. Ny London, Paris and various houses of Worship. If you are looking for experience Sterling is here! Thanks in advance and all the best with your choice.

About Sterling

Sterling is a professional steel pan player from the islands of Trinidad & Tobago was born in a family of musician and steel pan manufacturers, whom we call the tuners in our country. From the day his uncle Oscar Haynes took him to the pan yard at eight years old, he fell madly in love with the ins

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Wanda
I have been taking lessons with Sterling and it has been a great learning experience as well as a great learning atmosphere. I was skeptical at first trying to learn online, but after having some classes with him, my concerns have been erased and now I am actually learning to play the steel pan. Great teacher, patient and kind.
Sara D.
Sterling is great!! I am so glad I found this site as there is no one in my small Canadian city that plays steel drums or provides lessons. I love playing the steel drums!
Rueben
I feel honored to take lessons from someone who actually played for many years with one of the top steelbands in Trinidad, WITCO Desperadoes. Since I was a beginner, Sterling started with the fundamentals such as identifying the notes on the tenor pan, proper posture, and "sticking" techniques. I progressed to learning and practicing scales, to identifying the Key Signature of a song. He is a patient, gifted musician, who loves sharing his passion for this beautiful instrument.

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Karen D.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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Karen D.

28 Reviews
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Steel Drum:
A modern pan is a chromatically pitched percussion instrument made from 55 gallon industrial drums that formerly contained chemicals. The pan is struck using a pair of straight sticks tipped with rubber; the size and type of rubber tip varies according to the class of pan being played. The student will learn the basics of notes,
reading, rhythms, how to play songs, theory and improvisation.

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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Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
Excellent teacher
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!

Viola Rose E.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Viola Rose E.

6 Reviews
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I teach the Handpan or hangdrum which is in the steel pan family

About Viola Rose

Hi there. my name is Viola. I am 50 years old. I have been playing Handpan (hangdrum) for 7 years. I have played hand drums and percussion instruments for 27 years. and am now offering handpan, hangdrum Ravdrum and hand drum lessons for beginning and intermediate players. for online lessons you w

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Douglas Cottel
Viola Rose is a serious, competent, compassionate teacher and a lovely woman.
Alireza Z.
I have had few lessons for Handpan online with her and my experience has been amazing. She has a good knowledge of the instrument. I would recommend her to others.
Elizabeth Wilcox
Viola Rose is a wonderful teacher. She has a lot of knowledge about hand pan drumming .

Kevin F.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin F.

20 Reviews
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Online Steel Drums Teacher

Discounted online lessons while we work through the Covid-19 crisis! Take 33% off usual rates for March and April!

I have played Pan for 26 years and love to help others learn how fantastic the instrument can be!

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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Madhu A.
Anthony M.
Roberto de Ocampo
I am very happy with Kevin. He taught me a lot on the first class. He's very kind and patient in teaching me. I felt very at ease with him. I'm glad I chose him as my steel drum teacher. I highly recommend him!

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Average Cost of Steel Drums Lessons in Merchantville, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute steel drums lessons in Merchantville is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $101 per hour.
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"I have been taking lessons with Sterling and it has been a great learning experience as well as a great learning atmosphere. I was skeptical at first trying to learn online, but after having some classes with him, my concerns have been erased and now I am actually learning to play the steel pan. Great teacher, patient and kind."
Wanda
Took Steel Drums lessons from Sterling S.
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"Jessica is a very talented and PATIENT teacher! I am an older student and I find her to be very easy to understand, very encouraging and willing to work at my level and my pace. She is motivating and helps to keep me focused. I have never had an instructor make me feel so capable!! She is truly the best teacher I've ever had!! Highly recommended!!"
Judy
Took Steel Drums lessons from Jessica R.
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"Kevin is a great instructor! I am an adult learning steel drum for the first time with no music bacground."
Tara
Took Steel Drums lessons from Kevin F.
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"I am very happy with Kevin. He taught me a lot on the first class. He's very kind and patient in teaching me. I felt very at ease with him. I'm glad I chose him as my steel drum teacher. I highly recommend him!"
Roberto de Ocampo
Took Steel Drums lessons from Kevin F.
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"Sterling is great!! I am so glad I found this site as there is no one in my small Canadian city that plays steel drums or provides lessons. I love playing the steel drums!"
Sara
Took Steel Drums lessons from Sterling S.
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"I feel honored to take lessons from someone who actually played for many years with one of the top steelbands in Trinidad, WITCO Desperadoes. Since I was a beginner, Sterling started with the fundamentals such as identifying the notes on the tenor pan, proper posture, and "sticking" techniques. I progressed to learning and practicing scales, to identifying the Key Signature of a song. He is a patient, gifted musician, who loves sharing his passion for this beautiful instrument."
Rueben
Took Steel Drums lessons from Sterling S.