Joseph Pess

Joseph P.

Sea Cliff, NY

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

Teaching since:
2007

Joseph is currently teaching private lessons in NYC and Long Island area. He is has helped students learn various styles (Rock, Jazz, Latin, Funk, ect..), develop performance skills, and prepare for NYSSMA Competitions.

Joseph has a Bachelor of Music Degree from the prestigious Berklee College of Music. He has had the privilege to study with great musicians like Neal Smith (Cyrus Chestnut trio), Terri Lynne Carrington (Herbie Hancock, Dizzy Gillespie), Kenwood Dennard (Jaco Pastorius, Maceo Parker) and many more ......


Joe's lessons will get you to a high level of musicianship.....A guaranteed fun time! Consistent practice outside lessons is important. He teaches all ages and levels of experience.

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Education

Performance
Jan 2009 - May 2012
Berklee College of Music

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

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Nina Mar 12, 2016
Drum · In home

Joe is fantastic for so many reasons! My son has finally bonded to his drum teacher and is engaged for a full hour lesson which is amazing! He looks forward to seeing Joe each week and is at the top of his band class at school. It is a special bond that makes children want to do well for their teacher and learn more. Joe is extremely professional and punctual as well as a pleasure to have in our home. He has really made drums something that is part of my son instead of just an instrument he has to play for school. My son needed the drums to channel his music and energy...and Joe is showing him the way!

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Linda Mar 9, 2016
Drum · In home

Joe's been teaching my nine year old for several months. He shows incredible patience with my son's progress while firmly but kindly re-directing my son to the task at hand in the lesson . I see improvement in my son's playing, and he really likes working with Joe, who is always excited and passionate about music and teaching.

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