Teaching someone to learn a musical instrument is my passion! I love watching a person learn and being a part of the process.I am a retired band director with thirty-two years of experience. Many of my former students have gone on to great careers, including a band director in Texas, district manager of a Guitar and Drum Center store and even a trumpet player with the Army in Korea! Prior to that, I spent three years as a bugler in the U.S. Army with the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps near Washington, D.C. Besides all the woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, I play and teach piano and accompany my students at recitals. I have five children of my own in music who perform and teach extensively.
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching since 1974
Masters in Education - Principalship
Teaches ages 5+
Has background check
We've been very happy with our experience. Dan Arnold has been giving my 13 yo daughter drum lessons. He keeps it interesting for her & shes always excited to learn more.
Allow me to list the outstanding qualities that Dan Arnold possesses: he is dedicated to teaching, he gives encouragement and praise, he has a good sense of humor, he loves what he's doing and he wants his students to succeed. I started playing the drums a few months ago and already have confidence that if I continue to practice daily, I'll be a drummer.
Dan Arnold is an amazing teacher. He started me on my journey as a musician and helped to foster my ongoing love of music. He did not only teach the technical aspects of music, he also taught me how to perform and about the work ethic needed to succeed.