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My oldest daughter has been with Music Elements for a year and a half and she loves it! She takes voice lessons with Laura; only after a few lessons her voice quality and range improved quite noticeably. Since then my daughter has had many performances, solos and leads in shows. Anita, the owner, is so welcoming and accommodates us with lessons to work around our busy schedules if needed. She answers her e-mails right away and is always pleasant! My second oldest started taking piano with Dan and is thriving with progress every week. The waiting room offers crayons for my younger ones - and coffee/water for adults (which is so nice after a long day). The staff is friendly and the students leave happy! I'm so glad that Anita found me on here and we are thankful to work with such a talented, successful school right here in our home town! Boston and New York quality teaching in Chelmsford, Ma.
I am an unschooled drummer who has been playing for over 50 years. I recently decided I wanted to expand my playing by taking some drum lessons and began working with James. I doubt there are many drum teachers who I could successfully work with but James brings some very special qualities to his teaching that make him perfect for me. In addition to being an extremely skilled drummer, he really seems to understand that each student is unique and that his teaching needs to be suited to that student. He is patient, he is very supportive, and he seems to have an intuitive sense of how to approach people as he works with them. In addition to all that he's a really nice guy.
Amazing! I couldn't have been happier with the Thumbtack experience and Boston Drum Lessons has been the perfect match for me!
I can't say enough good things about Mike and the DeAngelis school of music and arts. My son is so happy with his guitar lessons and his band. He's not an easy kid to keep interested in anything and Mike and his teachers have the patience to keep him focused and engaged. My son and I could not be happier. His playing is coming along nicely and his band flat out rocks! Thanks DeAngelis school.
Steve has been giving our son drum lessons for many years (ages 9 - 16) and has a fantastic rapport with his students (and their parents!). He has tremendous expertise in drumming and teaching and an easy-going and engaging manner. He knows how to connect well with, challenge, and engage his students.
Sam was ranked as one of Thumbtack's Best of 2015 in the Carnatic Music Lessons Category in the Boston Area! Sam is a 2013 magna cum laude graduate of the Berklee College of Music, where he was accepted in the top 1% of applicants. Sam teaches private drum lessons out of his studio space in Brighton, MA, as well as his home studio in Ipswich, MA. For more info, such as rates, experience, or teaching philosophy, check out Sam's website.
Rick is a drum instructor, and I've been taking weekly, hour-long lessons with him for 6 months. After trying out a few instructors in Boston who had no methodology, no go-to books, no handouts, and generally no system or materials for teaching, I found Rick via much googling. Rick is a Berklee trained, practicing musician & drum instructor. His facilities are great: a treated room with 2 side-by-side kits, 2 practice pads, metronomes, etc. Rick has an endless supply of ideas, handouts, and also, a great book (that he authored) that's kept me busy for longer than any other books I've worked with (this is a good thing). He teaches in local schools, as well as private lessons, and I'm glad to have found an instructor that's thinking about drumming & instruction at the professional level he's engaged in. I enjoy Rick on a personal level (I'm near him in age), but would consider him a good role model for kids, showing patience & flexibility in his approach, as well as espousing a strong work ethic.
My son has taken drum lessons from Brian for several years now and really enjoys their weekly sessions. In addition to excellent technical teaching, my son enjoys Brian's sense of humor and that they work on a variety of music types. Brian is always accommodating about scheduling conflicts for which I have been grateful. All-in-all, Brian is a wonderful music instructor and a pleasure to work with.
Music Elements is a music school in Chelmsford, MA, that is offering lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, bass, sax, trumpet, French horn, trombone, flute, clarinet and ukulele. We have eight of the top teachers in the area who teach all styles of music. Our instructors are graduates of music schools including Berklee College of Music, Smith McNally, UMass Lowell, UMass Amherst and the New England Conservatory of Music. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, a child or an adult, or just jumping back in after years of not playing, we will teach you to play at a pace that's appropriate for you. The goal at Music Elements is not only to teach an instrument but also to show each student how to make studying music enjoyable. Our weekly lessons are 30 minutes, but some students prefer an hour, and we can accommodate that. Students have fun at our school. The lessons are a playing session as well as a learning session. Students learn and develop at their own pace and are taught according to their own individual abilities. Come and join us to discover or rediscover the joys of music!
Welcome to Gil Graham's Drumming Preparatory School. Conveniently located at the Arlington Center for the Arts, Gil Graham's Drumming Preparatory School provides drum lessons for beginning, high school, and college-bound drumming students in Arlington, Belmont, Concord, Cambridge, Lexington, Medford, Somerville, Wellsley, Wincester, Woburn and other Boston area communities in greater Boston and Middlesex County. Whether you are preparing for the high school orchestra or jazz band or want to study drums and percussion in college, Gil encourages all his students to learn proper stick control, regardless of their musical preference, whether it is rock, Latin, funk or jazz. Semi-private and class instruction are also available. "Learn more than a drum beat; learn your instrument! You can do it. It's up to you!" -Gil Though Gil is always thrilled to give private drum lessons to anyone interested in the world of percussion, Gil Graham's Drumming Preparatory School (DPS) goes a step further. If you are aiming to major in music at college or are the parent of someone who does, Gil Graham's Drumming Preparatory School will offer a unique combination of private drum lessons and labs, geared expressly towards college level performance skills on the drum set. Drum lessons at Gil Graham's Drumming Preparatory School offer: * a simple, enjoyable, systematic approach for all ages * hand development * stick control * independence * reading or sight reading * a focus on the music you want to learn (e.g. funk, jazz, Latin, rock, etc.) and a drummer's most important function: time Gil Graham has over 30 years of teaching experience. For 14 years, he was on the faculty of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and also formerly on the faculty of the New England Conservatory Extension. He has also written and published a highly praised book, titled Beginning Drum Chart Reading.
In 2007, multi-instrumentalist Dan Fox founded the Morningside Music Studio in Arlington's Morningside neighborhood. His vision was to have a laid back and supportive environment he and his wife, Jennifer Elowsky-Fox could teach private lessons and jazz ensembles. It has proved a good idea as groups and lesson times have started to fill with musicians of all levels eager to play and improve. Morningside offers weekly ongoing jazz ensembles. You can join one anytime and continue as long as you like. Work on improvisation techniques as well as building a repertoire of tunes. Topics include playing modal jazz, blues, standards, scales for improvisation, how to build a solo, phrasing, pacing, dynamics, and a lot more. Instruments accepted are piano, bass, guitar, drums, vocalists, and horn players. Players should either have some knowledge of harmony or be somewhat new to jazz but have some proficiency on their instruments. The idea will be to group people together who are at similar levels. Steinway grand piano, amps, and drums are available. Each group will be limited to four players. Morningside groups play concerts every few months. Previous venues include The Lily Pad, Ryles Jazz Club, The Chit Chat Lounge, Somerville Cable Access TV, and various coffeehouses. Fee is $25/class. No obligation to continue after first class if you choose not to. All groups are taught by Dan Fox. Schedule: Please contact us for the current schedule of evening and weekend daytime groups. Combos at all levels from beginning to advance are currently being offered. "The Morningside Music student ensemble is the ideal introduction into (or exploration of) the jazz world for the beginner/intermediate level player. In the short time since I've started, not only have I built substantially on my repertoire, but learned useful concepts for soloing and accompaniment. Under competent direction (and with a little hard work) you'll be amazed how you grow as a musician in leaps and bounds- two thumbs up!" Ethan Kaczowka - guitarist, 23 yrs. old
I am a drummer/percussionist offering traveling (meaning I go to your location if desired) lessons in drum-set instruction to beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. My focus is on the student and what he or she wishes to accomplish. I encourage students to set achievable goals so that the student can see progress along their journey. I also provide transcribing services. If you can't figure out a favorite drum fill or you wish to have charts written out for your band, then shoot me an email! I'd love to help you out. If you wish to have some transcriptions done, feel free to email me for rates.
I teach drum lessons in the comfort of your home! I also provide beginner, intermediate, and advanced drum lessons for any age student! Study drums with a Berklee graduate with 20 years of performing experience and 10 years of teaching experience! Great references are available! I will come to your home where I can evaluate drum equipment, set up and surroundings. Enjoy a flexible schedule in a safe environment at an affordable price! You will learn rock, funk, jazz, Latin, country, double bass drum, rudiments, snare drum reading, drum chart reading and more! Aaron is currently teaching students in Wellesley, Weston, Newton, Natick, Norwood, Canton and Providence, RI, and I will travel to any home within an hour drive (55 miles or less) of N. Attleboro. Please call to schedule a lesson.
I am an experienced drummer with over 14 years of professional experience. I graduated from the Berklee College of Music and currently perform around the Boston area with a number of up-and-coming artists. I have extensive teaching experience and also perform in a lot of very wide-ranging musical situations, ranging from rock to straight-ahead jazz. I love to teach and have a studio in my apartment in Brookline and a teaching studio in Cambridge near Central Square. Ideally, I'd like to teach at either one of my studios, but I'd be willing to come to where you are, provided your location is easily accessible by train. Yes, I don't drive.
Do you want to learn to play the drums? Do you want to discover the wonderful world of harmony and ear training? Do you already play, but you are looking for advanced concepts? The learning experience is an important step for every musician. Since when I was young, I have been in contact with great artists who taught me to give great importance to what I do. My strength is surely dedication. If you're looking for a teacher who can understand you and can personalize a course for you (both individually and in small groups) based on your level, then you just have to contact me for more info about rates or any other question.
Alan Goodrich, drum teacher with over 30 years experience (studied with Alan Dawson of the Dave Brubeck Quartet), is accepting new students. Learn to play drum set rock, jazz, pop, blues, funk, metal, double bass, snare drum, traditional, latest styles, hand drumming, and more. All levels, beginner to expert. Studies include latest techniques, the 26 Standard American Drum Rudiments, Swiss Rudiments, The 40 Percussive Arts Society International Drum Rudiments, four-limb independence, and more. Learn to musically express yourself through drumming, or improve your existing skills. Alan also teaches beginner guitar and vocals. Lesson prices are $25. For half hour, $35. For forty five minutes, and $45. For one hour. Alan teaches at his home studio in Concord, MA. Also available: Beginner through intermediate guitar and voice lessons.
Hey! I am a 26 year old Boston-based drummer. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a 4-year Performance degree in 2010. Since then I have been consistently touring the United States and the World playing drums with hip-hop artist Hoodie Allen. I'm confident I can give you a fresh take on how to approach drumming in ANY STYLE. I'm obsessed with memory, mind-body connection, drumming technique/vocabulary, and the psychology of great performers. I'm itching to pass on my knowledge to all who seek it. I have appeared in Modern Drummer, Drum Magazine, Drumhead Magazine, Rhythm UK magazine, AP magazine, and I was in my local newspaper when I was a chubby toddler. I am endorsed by Meinl Cymbals, Vater Drumsticks, and Aquarian Drumheads. Anyways, I have only been formally teaching for a few years, but I have grown to absolutely love it. Feel free to check out my videos at youtube.com/jimmykadesch or find me on facebook/instagram/twitter as "jimmykadesch" LET US DRUM TOGETHER! The lessons are held at Studio 52 in Allston, MA. It's climate controlled, there are 2 drumsets, and they are in an extremely safe and professional location. I charge $25 for 30 minutes or $50 for 60 minutes. Thanks for taking the time! I honestly believe that there is limitless value in developing a musical talent. I'd love to help you along the way! Any skill level welcome!
Hello, my name is Jeff Muzerolle and I'm currently looking for people of all ages and skill levels to come study music with me. I am offering drumset/percussion lessons, music theory/ear training tutoring, and music production classes. My studio is located in Winchester, MA conveniently near I93 with ample parking and close to public transportation. I also do house calls in the greater Boston area. Here's a little about myself: - 26 years of experience playing drums/percussion - National and international tour experience - Album credits with local/national and international artists - Numerous commercial recordings, including jingles and movie soundtracks - B.A. in drumset performance, currently working on M. Ed. - 15 years of private instruction experience - Author of The Gigging Drummer, a career-building e-course for drummers Drumset: I offer much value to both beginners and advanced players. For novices, I will help you define goals that will improve your proficiency and the material we work on will be customized based on these goals. For advanced drummers, I can offer an in-depth perspective on the industry and help you gain the tools you need that will get you more work. Moreover, I have lots of experience working and writing with songwriters so if you're a drummer in need of help writing drum parts, I'm more than willing to help out. Regardless of your level of proficiency, I can help you improve your technique, improvisation, feel, independence, and song interpretation, all in multiple genres such as jazz, rock, funk, blues, R&B, Latin and African. More: I have 8 years of experience in theory/ear training studies and I am offering hourly tutoring sessions. I am an experienced studio engineer/producer so if you're in need of assistance with a project or if you just want to learn how to record, I'm your guy. I have extensive experience with Pro Tools, Logic, Sonar, Reason and the plethora of NI applications available. I teach out of a recording studio so our lessons will be hands-on and practical. Concepts such as acoustics, mic placement, eq, dynamics processing, even overall project production are fields of study that I can help with. Rest assured that I am not just a guy looking to make a few extra bucks by giving lessons. I am a professional musician and educator with many years of experience and I take my students education very seriously. I guarantee you will learn more while studying with me than you have with anyone else and youll have lots of fun along the way. If not, Ill give you your money back, no questions asked. For more information on my curriculum and my studio, please visit the following website. Testimonials: Jeffs drum mastery mixed with his eloquence in articulating the drumming experience make him the ideal teacher. He can demonstrate how to play anything and break it down for a drummer at any level. Plus his insights on grooving, playing for the song and maximizing your practice time help build your performance skills. Record every second! - Patti My lessons with Jeff are the highlight of my week. I always receive so much information and we always have fun. I highly recommend him. - Jon Jeff truly cares for his students. I had been playing for several years before I started studying with him and he quickly identified some problems with my technique that had been causing some pain. I thought I had injured myself but after applying Jeffs suggestions, my wrist pain went away and my technique improved. Thanks for saving my career, Jeff! - Steve Jeff helped me get my laptop running with Pro Tools and showed me some simple things to make my recordings sound more professional. His knowledge is vast and he's a great guy to work with. - Sara
Hello, my name is Eric. I am a professional drummer and percussionist looking for potential students who are willing to learn how to become an accomplished drummer. In my 30s Ive been in the music field practically all my life and have played with many rock, jazz, and blues bands as well as professional studio work. Several talented jazz musicians coached me for over two decades. I try to make the learning process fun, I am dedicated and easy to work with, and out to get good results. Now I would like to offer my services to anyone who is seriously willing to learn. Adults, teens, men, women whomever is interested. You can be schooled at my home where I have two acoustic drum sets or if you like, schooled at your home, which ever you prefer. I provide all the tools and sheet music you will need to become a successful percussionist. If an individual is less than 18 years of age, I would prefer a parent or guardian is present at every lesson, unless other arrangements have been made. The lessons are either half hour or one hour. The half hour lesson is $20 and the hour lesson is $40. Please serious inquiries only!
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