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Drum Percussion and Marimba Lessons in Thompson Station TN
Melody Music Studios was founded in 1989 (that's right...1989!), and hire professional music instructors that are trained, versatile in what they offer, and love to teach! References and full background checks are conducted.
We offer all instruments, levels, and styles, and traditional or by ear lessons, tailoring the lessons to the student's interests and goals, taught in a positive and fun way.
We offer a one business day grace period to cancel after the trial lesson. If you're not happy with the lesson, it's FREE!
*After the trial lesson, future lessons can be cancelled anytime with a 30 day notice

Michael received his Bachelors in Music from Belmont University in Nashville, TN in 2000 for Commercial Music where he studied with world renowned drummer, Chester Thompson. He was then awarded a fellowship to study with world famous jazz drummer, Danny Gottlieb, at the University of South Florida where he received a Masters in Music with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. Michael is a well-known and in demand performer and educator. He has performed in many orchestras and bands, including the Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Greenland and many more. Following grad school, Michael and Danny co-authored their first book with Mel Bay, The Drummer's Workbook for Control and Creativity. Michael is the editor of Mel Bay's Percussion Sessions, a webzine devoted to percussion education. Michael has been teaching since 1997, and his styles include rock, jazz, Latin, big band, county, funk, and musicals, among other styles.

Personality rating: Easygoing

Monthly Rates Below for Weekly Lessons, Regardless of 4 or 5 Weeks in a Month

Instructor's Studio
30 min/week $120/month
45 min/week $172.50/month
60 min/week $225/month
Student's home
30 min/week $150/month
45 min/week $202.50/month
60 min/week $255/month
Michael has been teaching with Melody Music Studios since: 11/27/2011
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Age: 40's.    Lessons offered in either student's home or instructor's studio.     Thompson*s Station, south of Franklin near Main St and Thompson*s Station Rd
Travels up to 10 miles
Studio description: Separate room in home studio about 13x22 ft
Skype lessons offered Equipment: Slingerland/sonor drum kit and full recording studio
This instructor teaches the following instrument(s) and categories:
Drum set

Schedule below

*Other times may be available. Please let us know if you need a time that is not listed, and we'll be happy to check with the instructor.

Mon 11:30AM-5PM
Tue 1PM-5PM
Wed 11AM-5PM
Thur 11AM-5PM