For the fines Drum instruction in Alexandria Virginia visit Deffenbaugh House Of Music
Mark Deffenbaugh offers professional Instruction in all forms of drumming and percussion. Mark played drums in The Air Force In the late 1970"s. He later studied drums and percussion at Berklee College Of Music in Boston. While at Berklee he was exposed to many modern and classical methods of drum set, snare drum ,and various mallet instrumental techniques and methods. It was during this time that he became known as one of the Worlds authorities of the Vibraphone. Mark was signed to Ludwig Musser in The 1990's and served as a clinician and artist for over fifteen years.His Jazz Drumming and Vibes playing are legendary.He has been successfully teaching and performing in the Washington D.C area for well over twenty years.
Tuition is paid on a monthly basis and payments are due on or before the first lesson of each month based on the number of studio operational weeks within the studio calendar. The studio is in operation all year long with designated and announced studio breaks . Lessons are scheduled in half hour/forty five minute or hourly session increments.All lessons are private and on a one- on- one basis of instruction.
Students are responsible for all lessons for the calendar month.
Student may reschedule lessons with 24 hour notice due to illness or death or family emergency.
Private Professional Music Instruction
1.Graded standard piano method and technical studies from primer,intermediate and advanced levels
2.Piano concert repertoire in classical,jazz,religious/gospel,rhythm and blues,Latin,Broadway,movie and contemporary music genres
3.Music theory from beginner to advanced levels which includes transposition,chords,scales and arpeggios
4.Jazz improvisation and contemporary keyboard studies from beginner to advanced levels
5.Early childhood instruction (from four years of age) and instruction to children with special disabilities
Drum and Percussion Lessons
30 Min $35.00
45 Min $55.00
60 Min $70.00