Paul Neidhardt: Drums & Percussion
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.