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Scott M.

Nazareth, PA

From how to hold a stick and drum rudiments through reading advanced from music and playing to a click track

About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott. I perform with a one-man band setup I created which has a modified guitar and foot pedals to control a drum set while singing. I have a recording studio at home, and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a sound engineer. I've written, performed and recorded my own album which made it to the 2nd round of the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, and was a voting member of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Grammy Committee and NARAS (National Association or the Recording Arts and Sciences.) I started piano lessons from age 5 and just
kept picking up more instruments and gear as I got older and never stopped learning or enjoying it

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I have been teaching Guitars, Basses, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Music Production, Recording, and Live Sound for 13 years.

I can teach you note-reading, tabs, ear training, music theory, composition, improvisation in just about any style of music.

Working with people writing songs is something I enjoy thoroughly; I can help you write and record your own songs. A computer and internet access are preferred to take full advantage of the technology for learning and producing music.

Knowledgeable in Instrument repair, set-up, and maintenance, I can help you fix it, and how to spot a good instrument.

Patient and experienced, with a broad knowledge of music in most areas, I can give you hundreds of good references from previous students I've taught over the last 13years

*** Studio Equipment ***

Guitars, basses, percussion and drum sets, a piano, saxophones, hand drums, a 20-track digital recording studio with monitors that are equalized to the room's acoustics for accurate listening and mixing and an assortment of microphones, amps, mic stands, cables, and connectors and the best part ... I know how to use them all together!


Nicco M. May 29, 2015
Drum · In home
Verified Student
My son loved his drum lesson with Scott today. Scott was very kind and encouraging. He even helped set up the equipment properly.My son has already practiced a few times and has not stopped talking about his lesson. Thank you Scott.We look forward to the next lesson.
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Scott M.

Scott M.

Nazareth, PA 18064
starting at
$45 / 30-min

David T.

East Stroudsburg, PA

About David


Drum Set and Percussion Instructor. Private, 1991 - Present
Drum Set and Percussion Instructor. Rowan University Prep School, 1992 - 1994
Drum Set and Percussion Instructor. Appel Farm Arts and Music Center, 1991 - 1992
Drum Set and Percussion Instructor. Fergus and Clark Academy for the Performing Arts, 2006 -


Rowan University
BA Applied Percussion & Commercial Music

My students continue to do very well. Former students can be found performing and teaching in major cities throughout the nation. In fact, they currently
make up the majority of drum teachers throughout the Wayne, Pike and Susquehanna counties of NEPA. Younger students do well within their district/region/state.

My students also regularly attend major conservatories, play clubs, cruise ships, or tour and record with label signed bands.
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David T.

David T.

East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
starting at
$15 / 30-min

Malik H.

Bethlehem, PA

I have been playing drums for over 6 years and experienced in several genres including Gospel, Jazz, R&B, Hip-hop, Reggae, Soul, Oldschool, and more. In my lessons, I will begin by teaching the basics of reading music, and how to apply reading concepts onto the drum set. In later lessons, I will demonstrate rudimentary concepts, and introduce students to different genres of music, ensuring that they become versatile and balanced players.

About Malik

My name is Malik H. and I am currently a drum teacher. I learned how to play in the church and as I continued to thrive, I've studied other genres of music including Pop, Rock, Jazz, R&B, Hip-hip, and Reggae. I have played around the city and tristate area with several artists. I love my craft, and it gives me joy to share my knowledge with others.
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Malik H.

Malik H.

Bethlehem, PA 18015
starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Carlos P.

Easton, PA

I take pride in covering material that many fellow instructors skip. I'm not just saying that, I've truly been surprised and oftentimes bothered by what some teachers start with and focus on.
-I focus on proper grip technique and spend as much time as needed making sure this is correct.
-I take time explaining the basics of rhythm, meaning how the rhythms fit together and interact.
-I encourage using a metronome but also require my students to improvise.

About Carlos

Hello, my name is Carlos Plaza and I teach drums at the School of Rock in Easton and Allentown Pennsylvania. I also teach private lessons at my home studio as well as at a few student's homes. Between the two I have 30+ students that I see each week, the youngest is 5 and the oldest is 53. I take pride in my ability to walk the line between having fun and working hard and I guarantee you will do both when taking lessons with me.
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Carlos P.

Carlos P.

Easton, PA 18040
starting at
$30 / 30-min

Joe N.

Columbia, NJ

I have created a great system that I can cater to each students particular needs and goals. I'll have beginners playing after the first lesson and more advanced students honing their skills.

About Joe

Musician's Institute graduate
Touring and Studio Professional.

My endorsements include Taye Drums, The Kelly Shu,and Beato Bags.

Comfortable playing in all styles including Rock, Pop, Metal, Funk, Reggae, Blues, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lain, Fusion, Country, R&B,

My goal is to provide students with a strong foundation in the art of drumming. Through my twenty five years of playing and sixteen years of teaching I have developed a great adaptable system of practical techniques and technical exercises that will have beginners playing after their first lesson and more advanced players honing the
ir skills. (have had great success teaching students who have autism)
I'm also a very busy gigging and studio musician with tons of insight on studio and live playing. Let me guide you through the amazing journey of learning the drums and make you the best you can be!
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Joe N.

Joe N.

Columbia, NJ 07832
starting at
$30 / 30-min

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