I simply feel that music is to be "played" ! As your teacher I wish you to enjoy playing as much as possible, and it is through "PLAY" that we will fuel our learning of, and passion for, music.
I began playing drums in the 1970's and my family could not afford lessons. So my education largely consisted of what I received in my excellent high school band program. Not only did we learn how to read music, we also learned how simply fabulous it was to "play" .
Since then I have read, and read, and read, and played, and played, and played, through a multitude of technique books to help me execute the sounds I wanted to create with percussion instruments. Whether that be a drum kit, a djembe, the congas, or a washboard.
I have been a performer/clinician for over 35 years. For over 30 of those years I was an accompanist for dance classes at Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet and at Tulsa Ballet's Centre for Dance Education. I have been in hundreds of classroom as a clinician teaching K-6 students how composers compose, in my workshop called Oh Those Drums! In this clinic we create orchestras made out of junk and then compose and perform music as a group. For over 25 years I have performed across Canada as Mr Mark creating wild and crazy music for families to sing and dance to. As Mr Mark I have played countless music festivals across Canada and worked and composed for several Symphony Orchestras as well. I would love to share all of my experience with you!
30 Minutes: $39.00
45 Minutes: $49.00
60 Minutes: $59.00
There is a one-time registration fee of 25 $ charged with the first lessons. All Taxes are included in prices, if applicable
NOTE: Your Credit card will be charged ONLY when the first lesson is set up and confirmed with the teacher