TD Drum And Surf

TD Drum And Surf

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About this pro

Music and life go hand and hand. Music can express the qualities of life that are difficult to express in words. Also learning a musical instrument and pieces of music developes problem solving skills that you can use in may areas of your life. Most importantly, understand that music brings people together. The sense of community developed through playing with a group or playing for people builds bonds of friendship that crush fear and hatred and spark unity and peace. 

I am also an avid surfer. The past 17 years I have sufred up and down the California coast from Humboldt, San Francisco and Santa Cruz, Santa Barbara, and Ventura, LA and OC, to San Diego. Not to mention my surfing adventures thought Japan. 

Lets play some music and get in the water. 

Qualifications:

San Jose State Bachelor of Music in Percussion 2013

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Master of Music in Percussion 2015

-performances with orchestras rock bands and jazz bands. 11 years teaching experience ages 6-23. 

Trace Summer Surf Series multiple category winner 2017

HB Cult Pro ameture surf contest 6th place 2018

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Long Beach, CA 90807
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Asses the students desire to play music and help them set concrete goals for achieving them while implementing the appropriate musical literature and excersises for their success. 


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have been teaching music for 11 years. Currently I have been employed working at Portola High fir the last 4 years and as adjunct  faculty at Mira Costa college for the past 2 years. 


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

My rate for Drum and percussion lessons is $70 an hour

Surf lessons are $40 a session


How did you get started teaching?

I began coaching marching band at Cupertino High in the Bay Area while I was in my undergrad and eventually was offered a position by my teacher Galen at San Jose State University  to start teaching at the U Music Education Foundation. 


What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with students ages 6-23 from all levels of musical training. 


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