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Matthew H.

119 Reviews
Lake Stevens, WA
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Matthew H.

119 Reviews
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Award-Winning Teacher - Networked/played with members of Heart, Bad Company & Queensryche. Learn Your Favorite Songs Quickly & Accurately.

Percussion is one of my specialties.

Beginning to Intermediate Percussion lessons and beats that are actually used in today's and yesteryear's "hit songs".

It's no secret, percussion is the backbone or "foundation" to
any hit song.

I break down percussion to its most basic rudiments so that
you will grow by leaps and bounds instead of just crawling
along.

You have to walk before you can run so getting it right initially is very important to moving forward and getting you playing your favorite songs quickly and accurately..

About Matthew

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Omkar
Was helpful at walking me through examples of sentences for pronouncing words/phrases.
Shelly P.
Matthew did amazing work with teaching drum to both of our sons. Thank you, Matthew!
Abdul
Matthew shared some really good insights of SEO with me and gave me a direction to work in.
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Kevin W.

4 Reviews
Everett, WA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 to 30
  • Awarded Department Award - Performing Arts from Kamiak High School
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kevin W.

4 Reviews
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Besides teaching drum set and marching percussion (see description on "drums"), I also teach varied auxiliary and mallet percussion found in a typical middle-high school percussionist piece. Lessons can be on orchestral snare, mallet percussion (vibraphone, marimba, xylophone, glockenspiel, etc.), timpani, concert bass drum, auxiliary percussion (triangle, crash cymbals, etc.) and basics of hand percussion (bongos, congas, esp. goblet drums).

Lessons are tailored to the individual student and their experience, goals, and materials available. Having the respective instruments at the teaching location is preferred, but the minimum materials required are drumsticks, a drum pad, and a stand for the drum pad.

About Kevin

I've been involved in music since fifth grade loved it since! As a performer, I was heavily involved in my high school's music program being involved in: the advanced jazz band (drum set), advanced choir (baritone), musical pit (drum set/auxiliary percussion), show band (vibraphone/tenor drums), an

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Jack
Amazing tenor teacher, he tought me many technical skills and techniques i’ll need for showband and marching down the line!
Sion
Very fun and cool dude. Learned a lot from him.
Brian
Very knowledgeable and supportive. Matches the student's pace and teaches new concepts in an intuitive way, I would recommend him to musicians of all ages.
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Emerson W.

8 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Danielle Salyer Memorial Scholarship from Pierce College
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Emerson W.

8 Reviews
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Private Percussion Teacher

I want to make sure my students have a good time learning percussion but I also want to make sure they learn a lot..! I always make sure to ask my students what they want to learn and what their favorite music is... after that, I figure out what type of lessons to plan out.

About Emerson

Thanks so much for your interest in starting music lessons with me. I’m so excited to share my passion for music with you! As Lao Tzu said: “Music in the soul can be heard by the universe." Lesson details: My main goal as a teacher is to help my students reach their goals. If my student wa

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Rob S.
Emerson is awesome! The first lesson was great and I look forward to working with him on improving my guitar technique.
Eoghan
Emerson is super patient and a great teacher!
Marla Robbins
I enjoyed the learning process; I just hope my short fingers will stretch & curve in order to play the strings properly!

Meet Online Percussion Teachers Serving Seattle, WA

Jean Pierre V.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks German, Italian, Maltese, English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • B.A. Music Performance (Hons) from University of Malta
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Jean Pierre V.

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Online Percussion Teacher

Experienced Percussionist having worked in professional orchestras in many different countries for over 8 years! I believe learning should be fun for students while making sure they get a good technical foundation and musical understanding for future development!

About Jean Pierre

Hello! I am a 25-Year-old percussionist. I am currently working with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in Europe. I have been casually teaching private lessons on the side since 2016 and I am currently available to teach lessons at online. I have helped my students with learning to read music, d

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Rada
Jean Pierre has been an amazing teacher for my son, who is learning the drums. We have weekly lessons scheduled and Jean Pierre is always on time and ready to begin the lesson. He has vast knowledge of drums and other percussion instruments and is able to teach with patience and approachability when Xander has questions. We were first worried about having an online drum teacher (Jean Pierre lives in Malta). But it has been flawless as we have used the take lessons application to connect and set up a stand by the drum set so Jean Pierre can see Xander's drumming. We are very happy with Jean Pierre as Xander's teacher and would recommend him to other students.
Kyle + Sarah G.
Great teacher! Highly recommend!
Thomas
Jean Pierre helped my daughter fulfill her dream of playing the drums. His lessons are fun and my daughter is always enthusiastically practicing for her next lesson.
Highly recommended.
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Henri B.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Portuguese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A. Religious Studies from Arizona State University
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Henri B.

34 Reviews
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Online Percussion Teacher

Learn all about percussion. Learn different types of hand drumming grooves from around the world, learn how to play in percussion in a band, and learn what it means to be a percussionist.

About Henri

Henri is an experienced, focused teacher and musician who really enjoys seeing students achieve their goals and desires musically. Henri has studied privately with former Berklee Graduate Al Pahanish Jr (Powerman 5000), and former Capitol Records recording artist Morrison Moon. He is a goal-oriente

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Katie & Emma K.
Henri has been great with my daughter Emma! She looks forward to her lesson every week and is learning a lot.
Bill Rogers
Learning is fun with Henry. Good energy and great teacher.
Jon
Awesome class!
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Kevin W.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Education (BM) from Cal Poly, Pomona
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Kevin W.

4 Reviews
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Online Percussion Teacher

Besides teaching drum set and marching percussion (see description on "drums"), I also teach varied auxiliary and mallet percussion found in a typical middle-high school percussionist piece. Lessons can be on orchestral snare, mallet percussion (vibraphone, marimba, xylophone, glockenspiel, etc.), timpani, concert bass drum, auxiliary percussion (triangle, crash cymbals, etc.) and basics of hand percussion (bongos, congas, esp. goblet drums).

Lessons are tailored to the individual student and their experience, goals, and materials available. Having the respective instruments at the teaching location is preferred, but the minimum materials required are drumsticks, a drum pad, and a stand for the drum pad.

About Kevin

I've been involved in music since fifth grade loved it since! As a performer, I was heavily involved in my high school's music program being involved in: the advanced jazz band (drum set), advanced choir (baritone), musical pit (drum set/auxiliary percussion), show band (vibraphone/tenor drums), an

Recent Reviews
Jack
Amazing tenor teacher, he tought me many technical skills and techniques i’ll need for showband and marching down the line!
Sion
Very fun and cool dude. Learned a lot from him.
Brian
Very knowledgeable and supportive. Matches the student's pace and teaches new concepts in an intuitive way, I would recommend him to musicians of all ages.

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Average Cost of Percussion Lessons in Seattle, WA

The average cost of 60-minute percussion lessons in Seattle is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $115 per hour.
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$40 average
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$52 average
60 min
$66 average

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"Alex is Very knowledgeable. He was great with my 13-year-old daughter. She learns a lot from him and really enjoys working with him. He is very good teacher and very patient. I like the fact that he gives her specific homework to work on. I look forward to working with him for a long time."
- Peggy
Took Percussion lessons from Alex J.
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"Garrett helped my son prepare for an important drum line audition at his high school. He got the spot he wanted on snare drum and was very happy."
- John
Took Percussion lessons from Garrett S.
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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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"My son Enjoyed very much"
- Ashton
Took Percussion lessons from Erasmo R.
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"He's a good instructor, he teaches easy and simple"
- Theo
Took Percussion lessons from Justice E.
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"chris is the man! super nice dude, great sense of humor, and crazy knowledgable about music! i took drum lessons from him a few years ago, and he took the time to get to know me and where i was coming from musically and tailored our lessons to uniquely suit me. still use the warmup exercises he taught me every time i sit down at the kit! highly recommend"
- Joel
Took Percussion lessons from Christopher B.
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"Mr. Piper came to Lake Charles, LA and DeRidder, LA for a FREE drum camp for kids. We went to both locations because that's unheard of in our city. He taught the kids:
*Different techniques
*How to play the drums with different genres of music
*Rudiments!!"
- Ryan
Took Percussion lessons from Murray P.
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"Kevin is a fantastic instructor!

I have been taking private lessons from Kevin for two years now as we'll as receiving instruction in Band for the last three years. Kevin not only is an incredible percussionist himself, but he has a knack for being able to convey ideas to students that they can understand. New and better approaches to teaching rhythm, personalized lesson planning to suit a student's needs, and a vast knowledge of music from years of professional experience are just a few things that Kevin brings to the table. If you're looking for a percussion instructor, I would highly recommend Kevin as your first choice!"
- Nick
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin F.
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"Awesome instructor! My son's a little shy taking lessons on the drums, but Dave puts him at ease and Dave is so patient! Highly recommend.☺️"
- Holly
Took Percussion lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"Mr. Pham is a wonderful teacher! He has worked with three of my children. He started with my oldest in middle school and worked with her till she graduated from high school. The second child worked with Mr. Pham until he decided he preferred the trumpet. My third child started with piano and has moved to percussion. I would highly recommend Mr. Pham to anyone who would like to enroll in lessons."
- Marsha
Took Percussion lessons from Ben P.
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