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Paul Neidhardt: Drums & Percussion

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Name: Paul Neidhardt

Instruments taught: Drum set

Rate: $22 per ½ hour, $40 per hour

Ages taught: 6 and up * A 'trial lesson' is recommended for students age 5 to assess readiness

Other instruments played: Piano, xylophones

Teaching since: 2003

Teaching at Bill’s since: I previously taught at Bills from 2003-2004. now I am returning in 2013

Experience playing music: I began playing at the age of 9 and have been playing for almost 30 years now. During that time I have played in numerous rock and jazz groups as well as providing drums and percussion for many plays and theatre productions. I worked as a musical accompanist for the UMBC dance dept from 2000 until 2004.

Genres of music taught: Rock, Jazz.

Education : I studied percussion performance at UMBC where I played in the percussion, jazz, Gamelan and African drumming ensembles

Personal teaching style/philosophy: I try and cater to each individuals interests and goals. This typically involves spending the first half of the lesson working on snare drum technique and the second half playing the drum set.