After 10+ years teaching full time in Mill Valley, CA I am excited to offer private lessons through online video meetings. This is a solution for local students to eliminate traffic time and for online students to benefit from personalized instruction.
Rates and Scheduling
- 2018 rates—$40/30 mins, $75/hour.
- If you wish to reserve a regular weekly lesson time, payment is due at the first lesson each month.
- Please provide 48 hours notice if you need to cancel or reschedule a lesson.
If you are a beginner, you may wish to begin with weekly private lessons. Experienced drummers seeking improvement in a specific area will enjoy the focused study provided by lesson programs with a set target duration.
- Weekly Private Lessons
- Introduction to Jazz Drumming
- Introduction to Rock, Pop and Funk Drumming
- Introduction to the Rudiments
- Reading Rhythm, Level 1 – Introduction
- Reading Rhythm, Level 2 – Chart Reading and Lead-sheets
- Reading Rhythm, Level 3 – Transcription, Odd Meter, Polyrhythms
- History of Jazz Drumming, Part 1 – 1910-1940s
- History of Jazz Drumming, Part 2 – 1950s-2016
- Alan Dawson’s Rudimental Ritual and Eleven Ways
- Equipment Setup, Tuning and Maintenance
If you would like to work together online, please take a moment to fill out the form below and I will contact you to schedule an introductory meeting.