Dariel Arrechaga

Dariel A.

New York, NY

Lesson Details



Dariel delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
September 2008

I'm a professional percussionist from Cuba.

I graduated in music from the National School of Art (Escuela Nacional de Arte, ENA) in Havana, Cuba, in 2007. At ENA, I got a professional preparation in Symphonic percussion and Cuban percussion.

After graduating, I worked as a music teacher at an elementary public school for two years and performed with the ENA Symphonic Orchestra, ENA Jazz Band and a salsa band.

I also have experience performing in Cuba and the US.

If you are interested in learning Spanish I can give the lesson in Spanish.


Apr 2012 - Present

Tumbador, various experiences throughout New York City and New Jersey

Jan 2010 - Oct 2010
LVM, Havana

Music Professor
Sep 2008 - Jun 2010
Esucuela Cucalambé, Las Tunas, Cuba

Percussion and music theory classes

Mar 2008 - Sep 2008
Orquesta Yerbabuena, Havana

Sep 2005 - Jun 2006
ENA Symphonic Orchestra, Havana

Feb 2005 - Feb 2005
Cuban National Ballet Symphonic Orchestra, Havana


Music: Symphonic and Cuban Percussion
Sep 1997 - Jun 2007
Cuban National school Of Arts (ENA)


Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Music: Symphonic and Cuban Percussion
Jun 2007
National Art School. Havana (Cuba)

Graduated with Honors (95/100)


Best Actor
Apr 2012
Tribeca Film Festival. NY

Photos & Videos

Photo by Dariel A.

Photo by Dariel A.


3 Reviews

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cintya Feb 10, 2017

I really recommend Dariel because I have improved my English quickly.

Beatriz B. Mar 1, 2015
Music Theory · In studio

Dariel is an excellent teacher! He is patient and makes learning a fun process. He is a professional musician from Cuba. He taught me not only Music Theory, but also basic Conga percussion and he gave me a lot of knowledge about Cuban music. He recommended videos and songs that I could listen to.

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Keith H. Jun 27, 2014
Conga Drums · In studio

Dariel is a patient, and effective teacher. I walked into his studio with absolutely NO musical experience and in a matter of weeks Dariel had achieving significant progress. My dream of become proficient at playing the conga has never seemed so possible and within my reach with Dariel!!

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