We provide private music lessons for all concert percussion instruments as well as drum set and beginning to intermediate piano. Music theory may also be included to build general musicianship on all instruments. Lessons can vary in length from 30 to 60 minutes and are tailored to a student's learning style and speed. We have experience with special needs individuals including those with autism, ADD, and developmental delay. Coaching specialties include college audition prep, solo competitions, school band/ orch tutorial, and music theory coaching.
Highlights, Specialties & Features
- Solo Marimba
- Rudimental Snare Drum
- Orchestral Percussion
Professional Associations & Certifications
- Percussive Arts Society
- Greater Tacoma, Issaquah, Sammamish, Puyallup, Maple Valley, North Bend
- PayPal, Personal Checks, Cash
|City||Renton , WA|
|Phone Number||(206) 354-3456|
MM The Juilliard School, BM in education and performance, Miami University of Ohio, and Superior Prize Diploma in percussion, the Conservatory of Music in Luxembourg. 12 years experience college teaching at the University of Puget Sound. Principal Percussion since 1998 to present with the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra. Owner and designer, A. Putnam Mallets company making professional percussion mallets.
Products & Services
Lessons are available in the East Renton Highlands and also at the Broadway Center (Pantages Theatre) in Tacoma. Lessons lengths are from 30-60 minutes, depending on the student's needs.
We can bring new life to your old APM mallets or any other maker's products. Choose from a simple felt or yarn rewrap to a full restoration including core repairs and handle refinishing.
Complete professional quality wrapped in wonderful creativity. Fantastic!
Fine craftsmanship. Great sound. Just like that. Just that simple!
Craftsmanship, durability, and sound production: A. PUTNAM MALLETS are what I use and recommend to my students. Its simple, theyre the best.
Composition and arrangement by Jovino Santos Neto
Jovino Santos Neto, piano
Ben Thomas, vibraphone
Chuck Deardorf, bass
Mark Ivester, drums
Jeff Busch, percussion
Video footage by Sean MacLean
Edited by Kyle Richardson
Produced by Jovino Santos Neto