Private Percussion Lessons Available:

As an independent teacher living in Oregon, I was the recipient of the 2007 Music Teacher’s National Association Award for Excellence as a student Teacher by Southern Oregon University. I have taught private lessons at Arizona State University and I am an adamant teacher to many great students of all ages and skill levels, and have been for over a decade.

One can study any track below:
• Drumset- from Jazz to Rock (all levels)
• Classical Percussion (beg.-adv.)
o Snare Drum- various approaches, styles, & techniques
o Timpani- various approaches and grips, tuning approaches
o Mallet Percussion- sight-reading (w/technology)
• Contemporary Music (advanced players)
o Multiple-Percussion
o ‘Experimental’ Solo Literature
• Marimba/Vibraphone (beg.-adv.)
o Various grips and technical exercises
o Sound/tone-production
o Solo Literature
• Marching/Rudimental drumming (all levels)
o Pedagogy
• World Music (all levels)
(traditional music learned in the oral tradition)
o Djembe/Djun Djun
o Tabla
o Latin Percussion
• Digital Recording techniques for Percussion Instruments

If you need to buy or rent an instrument in order to practice, please let me know and we will make the necessary accommodations. Sticks and mallets (and small instruments) will need to be obtained, in time, by students.

Shoot me an email if you are interested in learning anything percussion-related and we can talk more, at… Please write “Lessons" at the top of your inquiry and leave a phone number in the message.