Zaid Diaz

Zaid D.

Rosenberg, TX
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Lesson Details

Drum

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
As a Beginners course, this is suitable for complete beginners who have never played drums before. Its also helpful for self-taught drummers who want to go through all the basics and fill in any gaps in their playing and improve their technique.

Course Objectives:
Develop a full range of beats, rhythms, fills and breaks
Execute Single strokes, double strokes and paradiddles
Establish Good posture, grip, sticking and hi hat technique
Learn to play with a click and develop a better sense of timing
Understand & execute Techniques for playing songs in a contemporary style
Percussion skills
How to choose and tune a drum kit

They will learn within the first 6 months how to:
Play Their first ever rhythm and break
How to play single and double strokes and paradiddles
How to understand drum notation
Correct posture, grip and sticking technique
Warm up exercises
A great range of 8th and 16th note rhythms
Learn the drum part to a slow song of their choice.
A great range of breaks and fills
How to play in 3/4 and 6/8 time
Introduction to how to play with a click and develop your timing
Introduction to How to set tempos and correct mistakes
Introduction to Techniques for playing classical music in a contemporary style
Introduction to learning the drum parts to medium tempo modern songs.
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About

Zaid delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 8+

Teaching since:
January 2010

Zaid is available for in-home, at school location , and online lessons worldwide in both English and Español!. Zaid has been playing piano for over 15 years and teaching music since 2010. Zaid teaches all experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced.

Although trained in standard teaching methods, Zaid developed his own method of teaching to positively enhance the student's strength, dexterity, ear-training, memorization and techniques. His goal as a teacher is specifically designed to help you achieve your goals as an artist and or musician.

Zaid is one of the directors and Instructor at New Sound Music Lessons and hosts student showcases/charity benefits where his students are able to get on stage and show off their new talent. Zaid is an expert at contemporary Christian music to better enhance the students learning this type of genre.

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Experience

Founder, Director & Instructor
Jan 2015 - Present
Heaven's Republic Institute of Worship

Education

Bachelors in Music Education
Aug 2008 - Jul 2012
Valley Forge Military Academy

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Christian Ministry Theological Studies
Dec 2008
Berea Bible Institute

Affiliations

Phi Beta Kappa
Sep 2009

The Phi Beta Kappa Society celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Its campus chapters invite for induction the most outstanding arts and sciences students at America’s leading colleges and universities. The Society sponsors activities to advance these studies — the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences — in higher education and in society at large.

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Tania R. Oct 4, 2015
Piano · In home

Hi Everyone,
I have received piano lesson at home with Zaid. He is a great teacher!! He is a very patient , humble, knowledgeable, good listener ( what is my doubts, fears and interest ), self awareness teacher.Also he has a genuine interest for me to learn well and comfortable. I feel very confident and enthusiastic to keep learning piano with the encouragement of Zaid, family and friends. I highly recommend Zaid. Thanks.

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