Paulo

Drum Instructor/Piano + Bass

  • Teaching: 4 yrs
  • Studio: Dollard-des-Ormeaux
  • Intersection: Roger-Pilon & Manuel
  • Train: Roxboro-Pierrefonds, Gare Sunnybrooke
  • Bus: 206, 208, 470, 209
  • Languages: EN, FR

Price per lesson

Level:  beginner, intermediate, advanced

Paulo is a versatile musician whose goal is to pass on what he has learn to drummers eager to learn. Whether the student is an advanced player or just starting out, Paulo can help clean up and solidify their playing so that can they master any musical situation. He has taught musicians of all ages and calibers, and has helped many drummers with their musical careers.

  • Technique/ fundamentals
  • Rhythm/ time keeping
  • How to play and work with other musicians
  • The best thing for the musical situation
  • Music/ chart reading
  • Drummer’s ear training

Piano Lessons:

Piano lessons: Beginner

  • How to read music
  • How to position hands/ have proper technique
  • Scale, chords, exercises
  • Jazz chord and progressions

Bass Lessons:

Bass lessons: Beginner

  • How to read music
  • How to position hands/ have proper technique
  • Scale, chords, exercises
  • Jazz chord and progressions

Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in Jazz – McGill University – Schulich School or Music
  • DEC – Jazz Drum Set Performance – Vanier College

Paulo has been drumming since the age of 11 and is a working musician. When he was 12, he won a first-place award at the Quebec-Ontario Music Festival and from then on, his drumming career began.

Paulo is very well established in the Montreal hip hop, ska/ reggae and metal scene. He plays in many different projects, ranging from gospel to jazz to classical to ska to metal. He has toured Europe and Canada with a ska band on a label and has played music festivals all around Quebec, Ontario and in Calgary. He is a session drummer who appears on many recordings and who thrives to be a professional in the field.

He just finished a 3-year DEC at Vanier College in jazz music and is looking forward to continuing his studies in university. Paulo’s goal with teaching is to pass on his knowledge to drummers looking to learn and looking to expand their musical horizons.

Dollard Montreal, Quebec H9B Canada

Paulo offers the option for at-home lessons in the following neighbourhoods:

West-Island

* An additional fee of 10$/per lesson will be charged for travel.

Online video lessons available

  • Zoom
  • Skype
  • Face Time

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