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Kerry K.

7 Reviews
Fairborn, OH
Starting at $20
  • Awarded $1,000 from Wright State University
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 80; Female: 7 to 85
  • Teaching since 2006
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Kerry K.

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Originally from W. Africa, the Djembe is a drum for solo and ensembles. Wikipedia says it can be a Solo drum, due to its volume. My experience is usually with groups, i.e. at Sinclair College's choirs, adding interesting patterns and sounds. My approach is similar to Conga, although private lessons will include other interesting aspects of rudiments and ... if enough people, the possibility for a percussion ensemble.

About Kerry

An online Masters Jazz program from University of Arkansas at Monticello, (2018-2019) these studies will help students understand various Jazz, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban drum patterns. I attended Wright State University for two (2) years studying Music , and then transferred to Belmont Universit

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Mary
Kerry has an incredible knowledge and experience with drumming. He encouraged me and challenged me. I highly recommend Kerry to anyone looking to be a skilled and educated drummer.
Theresa Lauterbach
I saw improvement each week from my lessons with Kerry. He offered great resources and gave me advise for purchasing my drums. After just 5 months, I could read and play music on my own!
King Koeller
Fantastic jazz drummer!
Professional and knowledgeable about many diverse drumming styles.
Super swingin'!
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Lydia L.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lydia L.

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About Lydia

I have experience teaching percussion to children from preschool through adults in their early thirties. I have recently graduated with a master’s degree in performance from the Longy School of Music of Bard College, where I had a two-year timpani assistantship to perform with the orchestra, had in

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Callum
Great first lesson! My son was very comfortable and excited to keep going.
Natalie
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!
Mike
Lydia's teaching style is fantastic! As an older learner, she was very patient and understanding with me while still helping me reach my goals. She taught me many different ways of playing and different styles. It is a pleasure to be taught by such a remarkable percussionist!
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Yael S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Hebrew
  • Teaching since 2005
  • West African Drum from Fareta School of Dance & Drum, NYC, Wula Drum, NYC
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Yael S.

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West African drum (djembe) is my specialty. I have been teaching and performing West African music for over 10 years. All ages welcome (toddlers - elders). Students will learn hand technique, specific rhythms from West Africa and create their own as well.

Using voice, body percussion and even movement students will explore, feel and drum in a fun and positive environment. Classes customized to student's needs.

I have studied with teachers in US and traveled to Guinea (three times!) to study with master artists the music, dance and culture of West Africa.

About Yael

I am a teaching and performing artist who loves to play drums. I started out as a clarinet player in the school bands and moved on to drum set in my senior year of high school. With an interest in music from around the world, I found the hand drum (djembe) an instrument that brings people together

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Mariano L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Masters of Music from California State University Northridge
  • 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 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 around all over Africa and parts of the Middle East.

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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Murray P.

100 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Murray P.

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In these lessons our focus is mainly on hand drumming, teaching the student techniques and styles for various styles of hand drums from around the world.

There are many aspects of djembe playing including strength and co-ordination that only can be improve in our lessons. This is why my djembe lessons will be fun and can be of a great help.

About Murray

I received my B.S. & Music Degree with concentration in instrumentalists from Morgan State University. I’v been playing drums since the age of three and now been teaching for over 17 years. In 2016, I was accepted as a member of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM). I am very well ro

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Shelia Toon
Mr Piper is the best instructor ever!! Not only is he good at what he does, his passion for what he does sets him apart! I'm so glad that he teaches my 6 year old son on a level that he can relate to, AND that challenges him simultaneously. Looking forward to having him work with my daughter who is also a percussionist!
Lenny S.
Just a really great guy... very professional, and really knows music.
Mema (15) A.
He gave me and my friend great energy at the start of class. He also introduced us to what we were going to learn. He is a supportive teacher and he wants to do our best.
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Matthew H.

127 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English, French
  • Bachelors in Communication from Washington State University - Edward R Murrow School of Communications
  • Teaching since 1988
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Matthew H.

127 Reviews
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Beginner to intermediate Djembe is just plain fun and I love to teach it.

About Matthew

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Timothy Quimbo
Matthew is an excellent singing instructor! He is very skilled and committed to helping his students become the best musician they can be.
Hiram A.
Good teacher, lots of patience & knowledge. Thanks
Steven Jones
Learned piano, harmonica & guitar... Matthew is a wonderful teacher!

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Average Cost of Djembe Lessons in Fairborn, OH

The average cost of 60-minute djembe lessons in Fairborn is $63. 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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"Dave is patient and makes learning to play drums fun! He sets expectations that are both challenging and attainable for my 8 year old. I highly recommend him."
Tammy
Took Djembe lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"Excellent experience with my first 2 classes. Murray is patient and dedicated. I look forward to my future classes with him."
Alex
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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"Aaron is very patient, and keeps the classes interesting. My 7 year old son had another instructor for couple months earlier but lost interest in djembe. With Aaron, my son is enjoying the classes and started liking djembe again. Highly recommended."
Arin
Took Djembe lessons from Aaron B.
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"Kevin was a very good Djembe teacher. He was very patient with me and did not rush me when I did not pick it up fast. He made the lesson very fun. Go to this guy"
Michael
Took Djembe lessons from Kevin J.
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"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."
David
Took Djembe lessons from Aaron B.
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"Your going to love having Kevin as your music teacher! He's fun, friendly, patient and experienced! I've seen him perform at several shows around town and he knows how to perform many different styles of music.
Kevin is dedicated to your personal success and will help you reach your individual goals for vocals, guitar, drums, or other areas of music! You won't find a more personable guy with a big heart anywhere! You should totally give him a try!"
Joseph
Took Djembe lessons from Kevin J.
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"Max is dope. Super patient, really positive, and over all a great dude."
Ryan
Took Djembe lessons from Max K.
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"Super passionate, knowledgable and a great communicator!"
Mat
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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"First lesson, can tell we chose the right instructor. Excellent with my child. Knowledgeable.. my 11 year old is excited for more lessons!! :)"
Elijah
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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"Friendly teacher! He customizes our lesson according to my needs and really supports me!"
Rebecca
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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