Featured Drum Teachers Near Portland, OR

Vaughn B

Vaughn B

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  Each and every student who takes lessons from me is an individual. My focus in the beginning is on technique for sticks/hands/mallets. I also focus on body mechanics to help students be comfortable when playing the percussion instrument. When it comes to learning grooves and soloing concepts, I introduce students to a variety of styles. If a student shows interest in one, that particular style will be developed. It is my belief that students should be proficient in as many styles as possible. Reading music is important, and it part of my program. In each lesson I introduce a musical term and or concept while encouraging students to practice and improve knowledge on what already has been learned.

Anton F

Anton F

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My first expirence teaching started back in high school with working indivisually and in group sessions with the drumline. I worked with all sections of the battery (quads, quints, bass drum, snare) on perfecting technique, levels between sections, theory, ect.  After High School, and part way through college, I started giving indivisual lessons on the drum set studying a vast variety of genres and techniques

Ben H

Ben H

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I teach using a set of core principals which allows my students to gain control and understanding of the fundamentals of drumming, and more importantly, music.  I work with my students to create short and long term goals, and I construct specific lessons based on these goals.  I regularly learn songs that my students love, and use these songs to teach core concepts and create exercises that are specific to the students interests.  This method of teaching fuels motivation and makes lessons fun, while also providing a solid musical foundation.  

Corey C

Corey C

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The approach I use to advance student learning is fun and laid back - yet direct and studious.  I believe in the power of mentoring students and adults.  Every student is different and has their own way of learning and growing, even as we get older.  There is always room for improvement.  At your first lesson we can talk about what makes sense in terms of practice week to week and will continue to see what it takes as time goes on.  

Robert L

Robert L

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I have been teaching for over 20 yrs. I love watching students get it! I started on drums and went through school playing all the bands, jazz, marching, symphonic etc.. I still gig professionally but love teaching the best! I have been teaching for over 20 yrs. I love watching students get it! I started on drums and went through school playing all the bands, jazz, marching, symphonic etc.. I still gig professionally but love teaching the best! I have been teaching for over 20 yrs. I love watching students get it! I started on drums and went through school playing all the bands, jazz, marching, symphonic etc.. I still gig professionally but love teaching the best!

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