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Michael T.

20 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Michael T.

20 Reviews
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Experienced music teacher of 7 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I have played on Drum lines for close to 10 years. I have also been the assistant directer of CYO Emerald Knights Drumline and Director of the BSCS Drumline.

About Michael

Michael graduated from the prestigious Music Education Program and Psychology Program at Ithaca College in 2012. Ithaca gave him the incredible opportunity to hone in on his musicianship and compositional skills. He was also able to discover a new medium of composition, film composition. Michael im

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Olin A.
My son just had his first lesson. Michael was wonderful. Very clear instructions. Very patient and encouraging. He's excited to continue with him.
Lisa F.
Michael started with our son doing in-home lessons and was absolutely stellar! He was patient, enthusiastic and talented. During COVID, we have switched to on-line lessons and he is just as great. He is the best teacher we have had and Jacob looks forward to his weekly lessons. Thank You, Michael.
Susan H.
Michael is very patient and awesome. My first lesson was awesome.

Marc W.

9 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marc W.

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The percussion family of instruments is the widest and diverse of all, from hand percussions to bells, timbales, shakers, etc...
All involve a unique technique, but they do have a large common approach and require and strong understanding of rhythms and poly-rhythms.
Whatever your final goal I will make sure that you are well prepare and have the appropriate technique.

About Marc

Percussionist and composer Marc W. was born in Switzerland, where he studied classical percussion at the Geneva Conservatory. He has lived in the United States since the 1980's, where he studied composition and mallet technique on the vibraphone at the Berklee School in Boston, then moved to New Yo

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Rae
Marc is extremely patient and passionate about his teaching. Not only does he emphasize the basic techniques for a beginner like me to master, but also make it fun for me. He also tries to motivate me with music theory and history which definitely help me understand the music better and inspire me to master the basics. Marc has an amazingly amount of knowledge in everything else as well, such as physics etc. that shows up in his teaching from time to time, which makes the learning experience much richer!
Brian L.
Marc is an incredibly friendly drum coach who also knows when to push his students to their limits. He has the rare ability to inspire his students so that they perform to the best of their abilities. If you don't sign up with Marc for your next drum lesson, I would suggest re-evaluating your decisions.
Rafal W.
Marc is a great teacher. Classes are always very friendly and productive. In my case, each class begins with a review of progress/practice, and ends with a meaningful and personalized homework. He is also very flexible, sometimes I had to move my classes around and he's always super responsive and understanding. I knew nothing about drums, and I am happy I decided to begin my journey to learn how to play them, with Marc as a mentor!

Christina A.

11 Reviews
Bound Brook, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Awarded Award for Best Musical Director from Inland Theater League
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Christina A.

11 Reviews
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Students can expect to learn the basics in percussion, from holding their sticks or instruments to playing complex rhythms, patterns, and/or beats. students should be ready to have some fun!

About Christina

My studio is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. We are committed to meeting those needs. We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry! With over 14 years of teaching experience in both the classroom a

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Jay C.
She is terrific!!
Vihaan B.
Christina was wonderful. She made my son comfortable and tried to know about his likings in order to charter a course to suit his aptitude.
Prathik T.
She was like dby our kids and highly recommend her.

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Joseph T.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Personal Trainer Certification from National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Joseph T.

9 Reviews
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Focusing on basic techniques, music theory, rhythm, and creativity.

About Joseph

I have been playing music for over 25 years and teaching for nearly 20 years. I have been a successful part of Rock Bands, Jazz Bands, Blues Bands, Marching Bands, etc. So, whatever style of music you are interested in or wanting to learn, I can help! I am currently a working musician with mul

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Jordan C.
Joseph is a really good drum teacher. He definitely loves what he does!
Arianna J.
Great instructor! Very knowledgeable about what he is teaching and relays information in a relaxed and positive environment.
Mitchell
My 8 year old has been playing a few years but our local instructor moved. He really enjoyed his first lesson with Joe!

Anthony T.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelors of Science, Urban Arts (Minor in Music) from Coppin State University
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Anthony T.

4 Reviews
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Online Percussion Teacher

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

Derrick M.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks American English, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Derrick M.

7 Reviews
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Online Percussion Teacher

Years of experience in school band gives Derrick great insight into what the band instructors want out of their students. Derrick can provide help with auditions, and material for band class.

About Derrick

Derrick began playing the drums at the age of 8 in the elementary school concert band. He started out on just a snare drum but when he was 12, he got his first real drum set, and started a life of music. Fast forward a few years and Derrick had experience playing in jazz bands, marching bands,

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Mikhail C.
My son really enjoyed his first lesson. He was able to play a little right away, which made it more fun for him.
Mike A.
Great teacher!

Great with my daughter (age 7). She looks forward to her lesson every week, and is learning rapidly. He has great patience and has gotten to know my daughter and listens to her feedback while at the same time offering encouraging instruction.
Shirley L.
Great Drum Teacher

My daughter had been taking private drum lesson for years before she started with Derrick. At the first lesson, Derrick told her how important it was to feel the music, other than just working on technique. That was exactly what she needed to work on. Derrick has a broad experience with playing different type of music. He likes to show her how to play, which helps her understand right away. He is very nice and patient. He is flexible and reliable in terms of lesson schedules. He uses lots of references, songs and exercises in his teaching. Now, my daughter enjoys her lessons and practices a lot more.

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Average Cost of Percussion Lessons in Newark, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute percussion lessons in Newark 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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"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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"Sarah taught two of our sons beginning percussion lessons. She is very warm and put the boys at ease, without sacrificing expectations. She made lessons relatable to each boy and never compared them to each other. Sarah has a wealth of knowledge and breadth of experience that make her an excellent choice in percussion teachers."
Kelly
Took Percussion lessons from Sarah G.
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"Murray is patient, encouraging, and obviously very knowledgeable about his subject area. He is also flexible and creative in unpredictable technology related situations. Looking forward to more lessons. I believe I can learn a lot."
Michael
Took Percussion lessons from Murray P.
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"Lydia was very welcoming and kind, and put me at ease during our first lesson. She knew I wanted to work on mallet percussion, and had a lesson plan ready for me on the marimba. She moved at a pace that worked for me, and I already feel as though I have learned some basics. I'm excited to continue my lessons with her!"
Natalie
Took Percussion lessons from Lydia L.
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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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"Outstanding!

Always challenging and keeps me informed about stuff that I need to know. Always relates things to other areas of percussion. Is really funny and nice. Always keeps me interested in what is going on during the lesson."
MacKenzie
Took Percussion lessons from Alex J.
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"John is our perfect instructor: approachable, positive, encouraging, upbeat, makes my shy child comfortable and motivated. We love him!"
Maddy
Took Percussion lessons from John 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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"Yulia is firm yet thorough and kind. She commands attention with her ambitious spirit and excellent expectations. I love the way that she continues to gain respect and admiration from her students."
Kolandra
Took Percussion lessons from Yulia B.
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"Off to a great start!"
Heidi
Took Percussion lessons from Tracy D.
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