Ben Engel
Ridgewood, NY
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Ben Engel

Ben E.

Ridgewood, NY
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This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. on a nationwide scale.
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
My approach to teaching drums will have you playing within the first few weeks of lessons. I teach with the focus on getting students ready to play in any sort of ensemble. Jazz, rock, pop, funk and free styles will all be discussed.

About Ben E.

Benjamin is a percussionist and mandolin player from North Carolina. Coming out of a folk music tradition he has expanded his interest into the world of electronic music, free improvisation and world music. He most recently visited Dublin to work with composer Cal Folger Day on a historical Operetta. He has performed in long standing Brooklyn Based bands like Free Advice, Eamon Fogerty band and the Wyndham Baird band. His newest projects include collaborations with violinist/vocalist Concetta Abbate and sound artist Ted Robinson, in addition to his original music.

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John Cardoza
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Patient, highly knowledgeable. Works quickly and efficiently; making the most of our hour together. Looking forward to the next lesson!

Posted Jan 20, 2020
Danya
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Ben is a fun mandolin teacher and very thoughtful! He brings great tunes and gives helpful feedback to improve how you play.

Posted Mar 31, 2019
Henry
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Posted Feb 6, 2019
Concetta A.
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Ben is a caring and thoughtful teacher. He helped me out at my studio teaching drum lessons for a 5 year old student and they had a great time working together! 5 Stars *****

Posted Jan 23, 2018

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Experience

Music Instructor
Sep 2018 - Present

Irish Arts Center

Facilitator for group Mandolin classes for the Irish Arts Center in Manhattan

Music Instructor
Jan 2018 - Present

LEAP

Music teacher for classes in NYC public schools

Education

History
Sep 2002 - May 2006

American University

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