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My son takes drum lessons from Rob and I can't recommend him enough. He is a professional drummer and a professional teacher who has inspired my son to play and practice! Aside from being a patient, engaging and very talented teacher, he has the unique ability to make drum lessons both fun and productive.(show more)
I have known Brian quite a long time, so when I wanted to pick up playing music, it was only natural to go to Supreme Sound Studio for lessons. It didn't take long for Brian to take me through a refresher course on bass and simultaneously teach me how to play guitar. Reading sheet music, theory, great hands on explanations for what I was being taught. The lessons are friendly, fun and full of information. After I was taught basics it was up to me to decide what I wanted to learn. Every week I pick up new tips and tricks for the guitar. What seemed so difficult is quickly becoming significantly easier. I have two children that expressed interest in playing instruments. My 9 year old daughter has been taking piano lessons and really enjoying it. Soon she will move to playing the violin per her request. My 7 yr old son has been taking guitar lessons from the staff at supreme sound which is equally knowledgeable. I would highly recommend Brian and Supreme Sound Studio for music lessons for anyone of any age. There are often instruments for sale there and if it's not in store, he will order the product for you with comparable or lower prices than competing music stores.(show more)
You can't go wrong with Ruben! Besides being well educated himself, he has a strong passion for teaching, which translate very well in the way he approaches each stundent within his or her parameters. My 5 year old son loves to go to his drum lessons and improves every week! My husband is a drummer himself, Dion Parson, and he always assures me that our son is in good hands - he leaves teaching the drums up to Ruben instead of him working with his son - that in itself says it all, I think!(show more)
Shu is just all around an awesome musician, flexible teacher and friendly person. He has been teaching me the bass for over a year and I have been able to play with a band!! He can play anything from blues to rock and everything in between. I have had lessons with other teachers but Shu is the first person I felt comfortable and relaxed with. He just knows his stuff and can teach it a way that's easy, fun and relaxed.(show more)
If you are looking to start playing the drum set and need a guide or you are stuck and do not know how to advance even further in your desire to become the drummer you want to become, then I can help you. Lessons are available for all ages and skill levels on a one-on-one instruction type basis. You will advance at your own pace as the curriculum will be tailored just to fit your needs. Some of the topics we can work on are as follows: * Musicality * Styles * Dexterity * Rudiments * Time * Improvisation * Repertoire and more Lessons can be held at your home in the NYC area, in my studio in the Prospect Lefferts Gardens in Brooklyn (Prospect Park stop of the B, Q, and S trains), or even online via Skype. Rodrigo has been teaching drum students (from ages five through adult) for more than 10 years and has been a performing artist for almost 15 years. He has been an adjunct member of the New York University adjunct jazz faculty, a teacher assistant to professor Rich Shemaria at NYU, and founder and director of a music school in Chile for more than and years and had experiences as a private instructor, presenting clinics and masterclasses around the globe. Rodrigo Recabarren was born in Santiago, Chile, and holds a bachelor in music from the Ponticia Universidad Catolica de Chile (PUC), where he formed part of the PUC Jazz Big Band, as well as a large number of varied percussion ensembles with whom he performed in several venues in Santiago and the rest of Chile. In 2007, he founded the music school Tresillo in Santiago, Chile. Today, Tresillo has two different locations in the city and has over 150 students, making it one of the largest schools in Santiago. Rodrigo currently holds the position of general director and is supported by nine other teachers, all of whom are professional musicians with vast experience in music education. Rodrigo received in 2008 the prestigious Beca Presidente de La Republica full scholarship to pursue a master's degree in jazz performance at the New York University (NYU). During his studies at NYU, he became a member of the NYU Jazz Orchestra, with whom he recorded an album for Half Note Records and performed in several important scenarios across the United States as well as Europe. This also allowed him to collaborate with renowned professors such as Billy Drummond, John Scofield, Brad Shepik, Dafnis Prieto, Wayne Krantz and Kenny Wener, among others. He got his master's degree in November, 2010. Currently, Rodrigo lives in New York City and actively participates in multiple musical projects that perform regularly in the city, such as the Melissa Aldana Trio, John Kwassman's group, Camila Meza group, and the Akira Ishiguro's Beautiful round. He is leading his own trios Novas Trio and Standards Trio. Rodrigo also has several international tours booked for 2013 and 2014 in Latin America, the United States, Asia and Europe. Rodrigo is currently endorsed by Zildjian Cymbals and Sticks.(show more)
Our son, Matt, has taken private drum lessons from Mr. Moffett, at his home, for the past 2.5 years and lessons in school for the percussion ensemble. Peter helped Matt with auditions into the Senior Central Districts and this year Matt made the concert band. This is quite an honor to play at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA. Peter has taught Matt so much with drums and to be comfortable as to "who" he is. Peter is a great young man and we were sad he moved but wish him the best.(show more)
Kate Gentile was my drum instructor at a summer jazz program. She was a fantastic teacher with loads of helpful tips all geared towards improving my skills on the drum set. I would definitely recommend her to anyone look for a knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher.(show more)
I hired Mr. Ripley to give introductory percussion lessons to my 12 year old son who has expressed interest in pursuing the arts. We have had 5 sessions with Mr. Ripley and my son is very pleased with the way he tries to teach what he has interest in. Mr. Ripley connects with his students in a very effective manner that urges them to strive for what they enjoy doing. In just these 5 lessons my son has gone from knowing very little about drums to a adequate basic understand of percussion. Although I may fear loud drumsets in our basement in the future, I feel confident that Mr. Ripley has expressed how important it is to do what you love when it comes to the arts. For that, I am very grateful.(show more)
I travel the world and make my living as a drummer for several different artists. Over a decade of professional experience has allowed me to learn about quality in musicianship. Whether you've been playing for years or just starting out, I can help you expand your boundaries and fine-tune your musicianship to reach your drumming potential.(show more)
drum lessons by experienced award winning drummer. Learn the art of drumming: My lessons focus on building a strong foundation for all styles, playing time, hand and foot technique, rudiments, and reading. I will come to your home or I'll teach in my studio location in Brooklyn NY.(show more)
I offer private piano lessons in New York City and Manhattan. I am a piano teacher, and I have a studio in downtown Manhattan at Battery Park City. All ages and levels are welcome. Also, learn and master piano, guitar, dance, painting, and drums on DVDs. You can do finger exercises now on Your iPhone, iPad and iPod. This is great for children and useful for adults. I use finger, hand, forearm, arm and shoulder therapy and development exercise teaching method. I have been teaching piano for the past 10 years to all ages and all levels. The exercises for the fingers, hands, forearms, arms and shoulders were designed to help my students to succeed at the piano. They are the result of many years of observation of my students learning the instrument. I offer an ebook which is a teaching method and a comprehensive guide to finger, hand, forearm, arm and shoulder therapy and development for anyone interested in learning piano or any other musical instrument. You can use these exercises as warm ups before the actual piano lesson. These exercises are great for children and adults of all ages. There is no need to have an instrument in front of you to do them. This ebook offers illustrations of the exercises as well as links to tutorials which are designed to help you to do the exercises correctly. They are useful to any profession. Whether you are a secretary who does a lot of typing on a keyboard or you are a brain surgeon performing one of the most complex surgeries, you will find these exercises helpful because they improve agility, coordination and responsiveness of your fingers. No matter what task lies ahead, it's always nice to have finely tuned instruments (in this case the hands) to do it with. Refine your body and it'll be easier to get the results you are looking for. These exercises are great for anyone taking musical instrument lessons, teaching any musical instrument lessons, and for those who already playing and just looking for ways to add agility to their fingers, and perhaps find more rewarding way to approach an instrument. They are very useful to children to help them develop their hands properly. These exercises are also very useful to anyone who are misusing their hands in everyday activities. And here is the best part: in reality they are useful to everyone because they stimulate one of the largest portions of your brain which is devoted to operating your upper limbs. So, the end result from doing these exercises is you not only going to have healthy and agile hands and fingers, but you are also going to be stimulating your brain activities; therefore, you'll be getting more intelligent. And here is the bonus: You do not need to buy any hand strengthening tools to train your muscles. Your brain will do the work for free. The knowledge is yours; take it! The arrangement of bones and muscles in the body is a marvel of engineering. Your hand alone has 27 bones. Under my instruction, you will learn how to use your hands, fingers, elbows, forearms, arms, shoulders and body weight correctly that will give your music a fluid and pleasing sound, and you'll do it effortlessly regardless of how simple or complex the piano piece may be. For private piano instruction, please visit me. Do you need to improve your piano-sight reading ability? I am an excellent sight reader and will show you specific strategies you can immediately employ that will improve your own. Are you simply a beginner and don't know where to start? I am a patient, technically proficient, understanding yet result-oriented piano teacher. Whether you are a beginner, an intermediate or advanced piano player, I will help you achieve your goal. I am one of the best at what I do. I was born, raised and trained in St. Petersburg, Russia. I have been teaching piano in the United States for the past 10 years. I speak English and Russian fluently. Credentials: - My student is a prize winner of American Protege 2010 International Piano and Strings Competition. - He is a winner of American Fine Arts Festival 2010. - He had been awarded a gold medal in the AADGT (The American Association for Development of the Gifted and Talented) Passion of Music 2010 Festival.(show more)
I am a performer and teacher with 15 years of drum experience. I am currently the drummer for a popular band called The Stumblebum Brass Band, as well as a freelance in other projects and I love to teach. I teach drums and percussion specifically geared towards mastering the drum set. I have learned from the greats including Andrew Cyrille, Nasheet Waits, Bob Gullotti and many disciples of the Alan Dawson school of percussion. Alan, the teacher of Tony Williams among others, taught how to become interdependent between all 4 limbs to utilize the drumset to the fullest. I am able to teach all styles including jazz, rock, blues, funk, punk, latin, classical, while invoking this method. I will give you the skills you need to read music and use written music in your own practice in order to make you a great drummer. I am unique in that I am patient, encouraging and serious about teaching drums and music.(show more)
New York Youth Musicians provides high quality, well-rounded music education without the expense of programs that we are compared to such as pre-college Programs at Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music and the like. Our small staff of 3 (graduates from Juilliard, LaGuardia, Interlochen, The New School for Jazz, etc) are dedicated to providing the same quality of instruction with a warm and welcoming atmosphere at a substantially more affordable rate for outer-borough families. We offer private lessons for the following majors: * Piano * Guitar * Drum set * Orchestral Percussion * Solo Marimba * Saxophone * Clarinet * Flute We offer music therapy for children with special needs. We also offer music production and engineering for older students interested in involvement in modern styles of music such as hip-hop, pop and dance. We have a magical way of incorporating music theory, ear training, music history and music technology into our lessons, making it a fun learning experience for our students. They leave our lessons wanting to share all of the new information that they've learned, and you'll be impressed by their new found knowledge in music. Our "PEP!" program includes over a dozen master classes given by well accomplished and famous musicians. It's a great opportunity for our students and families to learn and interact with these notable musicians. Our director, Ms. Diana, provides free ensemble rehearsals throughout the year for our "PEP!" members. We have performed band arrangements of songs by Panic! At the Disco, Eminem, and classical ensemble pieces as well. Contact us to schedule a free introductory lesson!(show more)
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