Lessons are for students of all ages and all ability levels. Dave will travel to your home to allow the student the comfort of using their own equipment in familiar surroundings or you can come, the studio where he currently teaches as well. Lessons are available for all styles of percussion performance: Rock and Jazz Drum Set techniques / Concert and Orchestral techniques / Tympani, Marimba and Xylophone skills / Rudimental Marching Drumming skills / as well as every type of World Percussion – Hand Drumming skills. The cost of lessons is only $25 per half hour or $42.50 per hour (most students take an hour lesson every other week rather than a half hour weekly.)
Group instruction of any size can be structured toward your needs including Scholastic and Independent Percussion Ensembles, Band Camps.
Dave has also developed a program of semi-private lessons that are held for school students in their school band rooms. With a minimum of 4 students up to a maximum of 12, Dave will give one hour lessons every week, often at a reduced cost per student.
Drum Circles for Corporate and Private Business, school groups, camps and senior programs are also available.
PERCUSSION IS FUN FOR ALL AGES
PERCUSSION IS MUSIC TOO…ELIMINATING THE – MASTER OF THUD
ASSISTING THE TEACHERS TO TEACH THE STUDENTS
CONCERT PERCUSSION – IT’S JUST LIKE GRANDMA’S KITCHEN
WHAT IS MUSIC – HOW DO WE GET THERE?
Dave is available to schools across the country to present motivational and instructional clinics on the value of Music Education in the school system and the fun of percussion. Clinics may be paid for (you may only need to cover his expenses) by his corporate sponsors, please contact him for current options and possibilities.
Pre-Performance Evaluation and Consultations:
Dave will come to your ensemble to listen, assess, motivate and encourage your musicians before their upcoming performance(s). Marching Bands, Percussion Ensembles, Symphonic Bands and Soloists regularly call on Dave for assistance.