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Jonathan G.

26 Reviews
Richmond, VA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Pollak Award for Excellence in the Arts from Richmond Magazine
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jonathan G.

26 Reviews
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Bells, Bongos, Chimes, Celesta, Claves, Congas, Cow Bell, Gong, Glockenspiel, Guiro, Hand Bell, Kalimba, Marimba, Ratchet, Rattle, Rototom, Sleigh Bells, Slide Whistle, Snare Drum, Steel Pan, Tabla, Tambora, Tambourine, Temple Block, Timbales, Triangle, Tubular Bells, Timpani, Vibraphone, Whistle, Wind Chime, Wood Block, Xylophone, Bass Drum, Tom Tom & Cymbals.

About Jonathan

Professional musician since age 11 in NYC. Specializing in online lessons. Worked with the Coasters, Drifters, O'Jays, Platters & Temptations plus the Ringling Bros/Barnum & Bailey Circus before the age of 30. Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance with a minor in Jazz Studies from VCU in

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Kwesi A.
Jonathan is very very patient and has all the skills to train everyone. I will recommend to everyone who needs to know, study and enjoy the excitement in playing piano, guitar and singing .
Daniel
He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice.
Ami K.
My son enjoys his music lessons with Jonathan, who is infinitely patient teaching what can be a challenging instrument. My son responds well to Jonathan's instruction, and he appreciates having access to a professional performer as a teacher. Jonathan encourages my son to learn a variety of music, including both challenging classical pieces and more recognizable popular and jazz pieces, which helps to sustain his interest in the lessons.
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Bethany T.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music Education from George Mason University
  • Teaching since 2007
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Bethany T.

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Hi!
I am an Assistant Band Director at a Middle School and an Elementary band director in Fairfax County. I'm looking to grow my percussion studio.
I teach classical percussion including mallets, snare and timpani. Teaching 4-mallets is my specialty. I have taught award winning marching bands and indoor drumlines for the last 13 years. Many of my students have made all-district band, all-state band and senior regional orchestra.
Private lessons are a great way for any student to better enjoy their experience in a school music program. Whether your student is having difficulty with their instrument, is an average player aspiring to become one of the best in the class, or is already quite accomplished and ready to reach full potential, private lessons will enhance their experience in band exponentially.

About Bethany

Hi ! I am a band director at a middle and elementary school in Fairfax County. Private lessons are a great way for any student to better enjoy their experience in music. I am offering virtual lessons to help progress your student during these challenging times. Whether your child is having diffic

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Amber C.
This was my last day. and when I started ms Bethany made me feel so welcome I could be myself around her. She is an AMAZING teacher and I know the students that have her are very lucky.
* I will miss you and Apollo*
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Amber C.
AMAZING!!!!!
Amber C.
Super helpful, has a great sense of humor, and is super encouraging.
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Mike S.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz studies. from University of Utah
  • Teaching since 1976
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Mike S.

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I teach how to read rhythms and how to groove!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of

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Sierra
Mike taught Leo in person before the pandemic started and has been doing online lessons with him for the past eight months. He is amazing with both. Leo has a very short attention span, but a deep love for music. Mike has been able to hold Leo’s attention every week for over a year — even during online lessons. Leo has become an awesome little pianist, and has developed a love for the piano. It has given him the ability to express all of his feelings and has helped his attention span for his schoolwork. Mike has so much patience, and always inquires about Leo’s favorite activities. He is great with kids and makes them feel so comfortable. Leo loves his “booming voice” and the free play blues music they get to play together every lesson.
Logan S.
Fun time
Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)

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Yulia B.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Music Performance Award from DePaul University School of Music
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Yulia B.

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I am a professional percussionist. I have been teaching private lessons since 2010 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home or in my home studio, and online.I have helped my students to learn how to read music, obtain good hand posture, develop their technique and musicality.
I received Bachelors of Music in Percussion performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University in 2015 and Masters Degree in Percussion Performance at the DePaul School of Music in 2018. I look forward to helping my new students achieve their goals.
Beginner students will learn how to read music, how to properly hold drum sticks, learn basic strokes, drumming techniques, beginning rudiments.
Intermediate and advanced students will learn how to improve their playing technique and virtuosity. They will also learn how to approach a specific piece of music; how to become expressive and creative with their skills.

About Yulia

Yulia Block has joined the TakeLessons teacher's team in 2015. She is an active performer and enthusiastic educator. Born in Chelyabinsk, Russia, Ms. Block received a Bachelor of Music performance degree from the Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts in 2015 and a Master’s De

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Annika
Yulia is energetic and so welcoming! I had a ton of fun in our first lesson and I can’t wait for the rest of our lessons!
Kay L.
Excellent instructor
Casey
Yulia is really excellent at helping me with my rusty Russian
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Kevin S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Music Performance from California State University, Fullerton
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 75 and up
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Kevin S.

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I want to help you be the best percussionist you can be. With percussion, there are so many different instruments to play but what ties it all together is the technique you use to play the instruments.

Here’s my secret! To get the best, most resonant sound out of any instrument I strike. That’s it.

How you do that is dependent on the instrument, the mallet choice, the striking area, the touch, and many other factors. I want to help you with these so you can progress faster, learn how to think about these choices quicker and easier, so you can make BETTER music FASTER!

About Kevin

Hi there! I've been drumming for 14 years and teaching for 6 years! I've taught elementary students through college age and beyond. I love seeing my students grow and learn and pursue music from a place of interest, passion, and enjoyment! Music has given me so many opportunities like traveling

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Connor
Very helpful and open, doesn’t hesitate to give you the information that you need to learn. Is very well spoken and makes all of the content very easy to understand. Give great direction and will definitely put you on the right path.
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Elizabeth W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks German, Russian, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Elizabeth W.

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Learn to play a variety of percussion instruments including bongos, xylophone, hand percussion/rhythm instruments, and drum set. These lessons will teach you how to read notation for drums, how to count rhythm, how to recognize time values for standard music notation, how to improvise rhythms for supportive percussion playing, and how to play at various tempos.

About Elizabeth

I have 10+ years of teaching experience, including working with special needs, blind, and vision-impaired students. I'm the owner, director, and headteacher at Rising Stars Music School. I strive to make music study fun and entertaining for all of my students. It is my goal to give each and every s

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Steve W.
Elizabeth is just the teacher to get your music journey off to a great start! Despite my stiff old hands, she had me playing up to speed and showing steady progress in no time. She has the requisite insights and patience to guide any serious student along the road to improvement. Highly recommended!
Melissa
A great teacher, Elizabeth always makes sure that her student understands a concept and will come up with explanations and tools to help a student better grasp it. She is patient, and explains things in very easy to understand while also making the lessons enjoyable and lighthearted.

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Average Cost of Percussion Lessons in Chesterfield, VA

The average cost of 60-minute percussion lessons in Chesterfield is $58. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $75 per hour.
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$36 average
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$47 average
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$58 average

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"I very much enjoyed my lessons and coachings with Chi. She is an excellent teacher who is both honest enough to tell you what you need to work on and patient enough to work with you and make sure you really learn something. She is also a fantastic player who inspires me to work hard and practice tons! I cannot recommend her enough."
Sam
Took Percussion lessons from Waichi C.
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"I have been taking music lessons of various types in and outside of school since elementary school and have never had a teacher who introduces concepts quite like Mr.Fuhrman. Things that I have struggled with ever since they were introduced; especially regarding rhythm/counting have become incredibly simple- as they should be! My progress regarding percussion (which I've been working with for over 4 years) has increased exponentially since working with him. Not only will he highly recommend essential practice, but he's willing to give you various strategies to manage time and to be able to fit the practice in. I've had music teachers (all of whom were very competent musicians) telling me to practice since the second grade, but no one's ever set aside some lesson time to discuss how to fit it in. I am a beginning music teacher myself and have already implemented some of the concepts he has taught with my own students. He's not only an incredibly skillful musician, but he is an amazing teacher as well. You won't regret doing lessons with him."
Lindsey
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin F.
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"To the extent of what I learned in my experience, Andrew is a great percussion teacher for students looking to join a band or marching band. He obviously had a great amount of knowledge and experience with the instrument itself but also the teaching of it. By the end of the first lesson we had already moved to patterns with 8 strikes on each hand and was presented with an arsenal of other exercises for afterwards to find a rate of improvement when given time. He is a very patient teacher and is sensitive to mistakes and which ones to focus on. I could safely recommend him to any of my friends who are also into percussion, and can speak from experience that any nervousness of getting a new teacher quickly dissolves after the first lesson. Great teacher."
Sean
Took Percussion lessons from Andrew M.
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"Puts lesson in easy to understand terms, concepts and exercises."
Gordon
Took Percussion lessons from Rachel H.
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"Great first visit with Johnny!"
John
Took Percussion lessons from Johnny C.
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"Sean has been teaching my 10-year old son percussion for almost two years. Before covid, my son had lessons in-person. Since covid, my son has been doing lessons online. Sean has done an amazing job teaching my son in-person and online.

Sean really knows percussion. I've witnessed this both during lessons and when my family watched him perform with the Lone Tree Symphony. Sean is wonderful with kids. Although my son has attention issues, Sean is extremely patient, and he is able to efficiently redirect and focus my son. With Sean, music lessons are enjoyable. He has taken the time to get to know my son and how my son learns. I feel like the lessons are tailored extremely well for my child's abilities. Best of all, Sean is just a wonderful person. He's easy to talk to and has a great sense of humor. My son looks forward to his lessons with Sean each week. You won't find a better percussion instructor!"
Megan
Took Percussion lessons from Sean C.
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"Took a handful of lessons with Wai Chi. Was very upset that she moved to New York (I took lessons with her when she was located in Chicago). She is a talented individual who has thought a lot about what she does and it shows in her playing and teaching. She provided me with plenty to work on and to chew on and I am very glad to have taken lessons with her. We worked on many percussion instruments: snare, tambourine, triangle, xylophone, cymbals, and marimba and she showed and shared her expertise on all of them. Especially enjoyed working on Bach with her."
Josh
Took Percussion lessons from Waichi C.
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"Joe has been super helpful, patient and informative. He brings a special attention detail to his lessons. He is supportive and encouraging at every turn in the process."
Chuck
Took Percussion lessons from Joe M.
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"Very patient with this beginner. Clear lesson plan."
Jo
Took Percussion lessons from Karen D.
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"Great working with Mr. Piper."
Tamaro
Took Percussion lessons from Murray P.
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