Andrew Mason

Andrew M.

Brooklyn, NY
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Lesson Details

Drum

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
From drum set to chamber ensemble percussion, I will help the student improve basic technique for any style. I have extensive experience with drum set in particular, and can introduce the student to a wide variety of styles.
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About

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Andrew delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 6+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2005

I've been a professional musician and songwriter for 25 years - playing piano, guitar, and drums. I can teach you jazz, rock, popular styles, and classical piano. I have a very diverse background and can be especially helpful in theory, composition, and improv. I have a Bachelors degree in Music Composition and I'm currently finishing a Masters degree. I look forward to working with you!

Experience

Freelance Music Copyist/Engraver
Apr 2015 - Present
Self-Employed

Piano Teacher
Jan 2015 - Jan 2016
AVL Studio

Taught piano to children ages 6-14.

Piano Player
Mar 2003 - Mar 2009
Oscar's Piano Bar

Piano player, singer, and entertainer.

Drummer/Singer/Guitarist
Mar 1991 - Oct 2005
Touring Bands

Played gigs both regionally and nationally with multiple bands. Played a variety of venues including famous places like the Fillmore West and the House of Blues New Orleans!

Education

Master of Music Composition
Sep 2016 - Present
CUNY - Brooklyn College
Bachelor of Music Composition
Jan 2013 - May 2016
CUNY - Brooklyn College

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

HYSAM Award for Imaginative Cross-Cultural Exploration
May 2016
Hitchcock Institue for Studies in American Music

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2 Reviews

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Lucy Jun 4, 2017
Classical Piano · In studio

Andy is a gem! I had been away from the piano for, oh, about 30 years. He made me feel comfortable diving back in and taught with patience and humor. I couldn't ask for a better instructor! His love of music is infectious.

Sobina May 31, 2017
Piano · In studio

Andy is very kind and friendly, learn a lot from him!

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