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    •    Ph.D Composition, University of Minnesota Twin-Cities
    •    M.M Percussion Performance, Youngstown State University
    •    B.M Percussion Performance, Jazz Emphasis, Youngstown State University
(see more detail on Curriculum Vitae)
    •    Many performance experiences: cruise ships, top 40 variety bands, original bands, theaters, and orchestras
    •    Have taught university level, highschool drum line and many private music school.
    •    Lesson curriculum customized for each student.
    •    Using both published and my own material along with student's interest.
    •    Using current media and software
    •    Certified Music Teacher
    •    Background Check Complete
    •    Levels: Beginner to Advanced
    •    In-Home Lessons: Yes
    •    In-Studio Lessons: Yes
    •    Ages: 5 & up
    •    Great testimonials
Drum/Percussion Lessons
    •    Drum
       (All genre: jazz, Funk, R&B, Rock, Pop,  
        Raggae, Country, Metal, Hip Hop, Latin
        and etc.)
        - Improvisation
        - Rudiments
        - Sight Reading
        - Solo
        - Licks
    •    Classical & Latin Percussion
    •    Marching Drum line
    •    Percussion Ensemble
    •    Dance accompaniment
    •    Electric Percussion   
    •    Efficient practice method
    Beginner - Professional
Piano Lessons
    •    Classical Piano 
    •    Jazz/ Pop Theory
       Beginner - Intermediate
Music Theory Lessons
    •   Jazz and Classical
      Beginner - Advance
Jazz/ Rock History Lessons
Music College Preparation
    •   Audition Preparation
    •   Theory
Software Lessons
    •   finale
    •   Logic ProX 
    •   Garageband
    •   Pro Tools
    •   Final Cut Pro
    •   i Movie
Song Writing/Composition Lessons
    •   jazz/ classical/ rock/ pop/ fusion/ progressive rock etc...
    •   Arrangement and Remix


If you would like to take lessons or have questions about it,  please send me a message below.

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•   Student have to give 24 hour notice to cancel or reschedule lesson to have make up lesson except emergency.
•    Payment is due at the first lesson of each month
or each trial package lesson; accepted forms of payment include cash and check payable to
Tetsuya Takeno.
$26/ 30min
$39/ 45min
$52/ 60min
•    In home lesson may need extra gas fee depending on the location.
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