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Elijah Drums

Elijah

Drum Instructor/Guitar + Piano

  • Teaching: 9 yrs
  • Studio: Downtown
  • Intersection: René Lévesque and Amherst St
  • Metro: Berri-Uqam
  • Languages: EN, FR

Drum Lessons:

Level:  beginner, intermediate, advanced

Each lesson is tailored to the unique needs and interests of the student, so no one lesson is exactly the same. I believe that learning drums should be fun and students need to feel like what they are learning will help them reach their goals. Therefore, students never receive material that doesn’t directly help them in their unique musical journey.

  • Experience teaching all levels and ages
  • Learn technique (rudiments, stick gripping, moeller technique)
  • Learn various styles (rock, jazz, pop, funk, latin, heavy metal)
  • Read music
  • Understand rhythmic notation

Guitar Lessons:

Level: beginner, intermediate

Elijah teacher acoustic and classical guitar in a fun and systematic way.

  • Learn chords
  • Read notes and/or tabs
  • Learn proper finger positioning
  • Learn popular songs

Piano lessons:

Level: Beginner 

Elijah teaches piano to beginners and children.  He has experience teaching children as young as 4 years old and has the unique gift of making the process of learning music a real pleasure.  Elijah uses creative approaches that engage children such as games and using colours to help them learn the notes.

  • Learn the Alfred series
  • Learn music fundamentals
  • Read music
  • Understand rhythm
  • Develop creativity 
  • Learn with games

Elijah is a university-educated music professional with extensive experience for both teaching and musical performance.  Since completing his Bachelor of Music degree at Concordia University in 2010, he has played music across each province in Canada and in more than 20 countries around the world.   Elijah teaches private and group classes to students in the Montreal area. His greatest strength is his ability to bring out the inner creativity of each student and transform the learning process of music into a real pleasure! 

Elijah Has studied drum-set extensively with master teachers such as Bruce Becker (L.A.)  Chris Mcann, Wali Muhammad, Max Sansalone and Jacob Kaye. Each one of these teachers has instilled in him different areas of knowledge that he now uses in his private lessons.  Most importantly, Elijah understands the process of learning and patiently helps his students understand the most effective way to achieve their goals. Elijah is also great with teaching children.

Education:

Integrative Music Studies – Jazz Specialization – Concordia University 2005-2010

30 minutes: $22.50

45 minutes: $30.50

60 minutes:  $37.50

Elijah offers lessons on Skype anywhere in the world.  All you need to is an internet connection and camera.  See teaching availabilities below.

Availability:

5/5
This is our second year with Elijah as a drum teacher. He teaches in an engaging way - working with new songs that are the flavour of the week. Leo thinks Elijah is a cool guy who teaches music in a fun way which makes it easier to learn.
Leo (age 11)
Kathelijne (Leo's mom)
5/5
Having ambitious goals when it comes to drumming, it's important to find the right teacher to reach these objectives. Elijah is the right person who I believe can get me there. There's progress in each lesson and it's a real pleasure learning through him. I look forward to each new practice. It's just fun!
Thomas Barenbaum
Drum Student

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