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I am a college student at Azusa Pacific University, and Kan was suggested to me by one of her colleagues. At the time, I had jus
Awesome teacher! Friendly and supportive.
I HAVE THOROUGHLY ENJOYED TAKING LESSONS FROM MS. LORNA. SHE IS WELL LEARNED AND TALENTED AND IT SHOWS DURING THE LESSONS."
I took my 1st ever voice lesson yesterday w/Anson & he was awesome! I was nervous at first, but his demeanor & teaching styl
Erin is a great teacher. She's helpful, encouraging and has many different methods for getting an idea across.
I have worked with Nicole now for nearly 2 months. As a professional singer for several years, having worked w
I feel that she caters to the needs of her students and offers a reliable and personalized plan. She's very professional and an ama
Mr. Kelvin is an amazing guy. He teaches in depth, and the classes were very flexible and insightful. I was inspired by his passio
Really good teacher, learnt dance, acting, & voice."
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*** Lesson Details ***
I am a very easygoing and patient teacher. I fully understand that the drum set requires a high level of coordination, and I am mindful of this while working with students. I will begin with proper grip and stroke technique as well as the use of a metronome. I will teach the student to read rhythms and drum set notation. I know how to isolate difficult patterns, break them down into understandable parts, and reintegrate them into a piece. I like to use the music that a student enjoys to relate to the written music. I have found YouTube to be an indispensable tool for this, and my students have responded very well. I will work on snare drum technique as well, because it is the primary voice on the set, and the touch and nuance required to play it well relate to the set as well. I will tailor my instruction to suit the student's learning style and preferences. I want to make the learning fun, so I will help the student quickly gain the basic skills to play along with their favorite bands. This promotes musicality as well as solid time. It will also aid in transcription, which will come with development and is a valuable tool. I will use this in tandem with technique-building exercises to form a well rounded musician. I believe that a student should have a familiarity with his/her instrument, so we will also go over the anatomy and tuning of the set. Above all, music should be fun!
*** Studio Equipment ***
Music room w/ drum set, hand drums, and seating for parents
*** Travel Equipment ***
I have a practice pad, snare drum, and sticks. If a student wishes to have drum set lessons in his/her home, that instrument should be there.
**Please note** I do have a drum set in my home.
*** Specialties ***
For the drum set, I am the most experienced in rock, country, and bluegrass styles. I am comfortable with both Stevens and Burton grips for mallet instruments.
1. *** See my article on drum set tips! ***
2. ***See my article about the benefits of learning drums as an adult.***
3. *** See my article on Efficient Practice Methods. ***
4. *** See my article on Coordination Exercises. ***
5. *** See my article on Snare Drum Basics. ***
6. *** See my Gear Guide article on drum sticks. ***
7. *** See my Gear Guide article on Drum Sets. ***
8. *** See my Gear Guide article on cymbals. ***
9. ***See my article about different grips.***
10. **See my article about drum apps. ***
11. **See my article about drum thrones. ***
12. **See my article about nailing performances.**
13. ***See my article about rudiments.***
14. ***See my article about tuning your drums.***
15. ***See my article about reading drum charts/tabs.***
16. ***See my article about different types of sticks/effects.***
17. ***See my article about Bass Drum Technique.***
18. ***See my article on Snare Drum Technique.***
19. ***See my article on Fills.***
20.*** See my article on Different Drum Types.***
Recording Credits: "The Mary Rose" and "Normandie" from the album, Demos and Premiers, by Callen Clarke and Kyle Dillingham
· Piano · In studio
· Drum · In studio
· Drum · In studio
· Trumpet · Online
· Piano · In home
· Trumpet · In studio
My solo album, It's Not Enough is playing on over 203 FM radio stations, 112 college radio stations, and 57 Independent radio stations across the US and Canada. It has received 23 synch and master licenses for use on the following TV shows:
-The Discovery Channel Network
-NFL Network and NFL
-ESPN Network, and Stadium use for college games
-Rob Dydreks: Ridiculousnous (MTV)
-Keeping up with the Kardashians (E!)
-The Real World, Road Rules, and RW/RR Challenge (MTV)
-Fox Sports Network (FSN), also stadium use for College Games
-Nascar: Broadcasts and Events
-Bad Girls, and BG All Star Battle
-Rob Dydreks: Nitro Circus (MTV)
· Guitar · In studio
I've taught guitar to early learners, middle/high schoolers, and adults. I believe that each student brings something unique to the table, and I strive to creatively challenge students, teach the fundamentals of music theory, and demonstrate how to use their music to bless others.
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Ivan received received a degree in Commercial Music Production at University of Central Oklahoma in 2015. As an expert in Music field, Ivan looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Ivan's teaching style is Classical, Jazz, Gospel, Pop, and basics of accompaniment on the piano including chord changes, scales, and rhythmic patterns.
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