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Kevin F.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I have played Pan for 26 years and love to help others learn how fantastic the instrument can be!
About Kevin F.

I have a Percussion Performance Degree from Arizona State University, have authored over 6 books on how to play better including: ART Approach to Keyboard Percussion Sightreading, ART Approach to Rhythm!, Turn It Up & Lay It Down, The Book (with Joe Bergamini and Spence Strand) I have over 26 years of teaching experience and constantly work to find better ways to show people how to be great. I am currently working on 4 new books in the Percussion area and about a dozen more for other instruments.I work with each student to find out what motivates them and how to set goals to reach whatever level they seek. I have worked with almost every age possible and find it exciting to see people find out how great they are.  *** Lesson Details *** Lessons with me will be positive and you will be pushed to be your best. I work with each student to find out their goals and then show them the fastest and best way to reach those goals. As long as you follow instructions and practice, you can expect amazing results! Most of my students are in the top bands, make All-State auditioned groups, get highest ratings at Solo & Ensemble contests and know how to play!Even when time is a concern, I can still help you move forward. I always take where students are and show them how to get to the next step. I can move at any rate the student wants to move. I am committed to having them have fun and get better! *** Studio Equipment *** 2 Drumsets, Timpani, Vibraphone, Xylophone, Bells, Snare Drums, marching drum pads, Congas, Timbales, Bongos, Cajon, Djembe, Auxiliary Percussion (too many to list) and also TV/Audio equipment to help with playing with music while we do lessons! *** Specialties *** I have a series of Rhythm books that are used in multiple schools. I also am well-versed in Drumset, Concert Percussion, Marching Percussion, Steel Drums, and Mallet Percussion

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Kevin is very personable and easy to work with. He provides simple explanations in a way that makes it “click.” I enjoy my lessons and would highly recommend him.

Posted Nov 18, 2021
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So far so good. First meeting jitters are over. Kevin has a nice calm about him which makes it easy to listen. I've got some homework and looking forward to my next lesson.

Posted Jan 21, 2021
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Kevin is wonderful to work with. Very knowledgeable, very calm, pleasant personality. He wanted to know first what I wanted to do, but was prepared to start me with the basics - scales - which is where I want to be proficient, so that I can master the instrument. I have no doubt that I can do that with Kevin. Just spent a few minutes practicing my C-major scale using the L-R-R-L-L method. Works great! I just checked email and he'd sent me the printouts he promised. Looking forward to next week!

Posted Jan 12, 2021
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Experience
Private Instructor
Jan 1990 - Present
Fuhrman Music Academy
I have run my own private lesson studio for over 30 years. I am very comfortable with all ages and abilities and look to help each person reach their personal best as fast as we can!
Education
Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude
Sep 1985 - Dec 1990
Arizona State University
Languages
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Affiliations
National Association for Music Education
Mar 2012
Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.

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