Learn djembe online with our online djembe teachers

Online djembe lessons are happening more than ever due to COVID. But the great secret is not so much that people are using this technology at an increasing rate to learn djembe online. The secret is that this format has a lot of benefits for teaching music lessons. Beethoven at home has hundreds of professionals waiting to help you whether you need beginner lessons, advanced djembe lessons or you just want to learn to play your favorite popular songs or video game music. We offer nearly every instrument lessons including piano, voice, violin, wind instruments and percussion. Live online lessons are up to 5 times more productive than merely watching videos and attempting to learn independently. If you can already play by ear a little bit then working with a trained teacher will bring that talent into better focus for you.

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BAH Teacher #2106

"Danny is a multi-talented music teacher from Coquitlam, offering lessons in a wide range of instruments including piano, guitar, drums, and voice, both online and in his studio. Fluent in English and Spanish, Danny emphasizes the joy and emotional connection of music alongside technical skill development. His background includes significant musical education and awards, highlighting his commitment to fostering musical growth. Explore the world of music with Danny's diverse expertise and passionate teaching approach."

BAH Teacher #2597

"Alireza offers personalized lessons tailored to each student's unique learning style, whether online, in-home, or at his studio. With a background in Music Education from prestigious German institutions and extensive performance experience with the renowned pop band 'Arian,' Alireza brings a wealth of knowledge to his classes. Fluent in English, Farsi, and German, he fosters a supportive learning environment, emphasizing not only drumming techniques but also teamwork and performance skills. His teaching philosophy revolves around individualized instruction and creating enjoyable learning experiences through gamification. Book an interview now."

BAH Teacher #3384

"Alvin is a passionate teacher dedicated to fostering a lifelong love for music in students aged 8 to adults. Offering online and in-home lessons, he teaches a range of instruments including baritone-euphonium, djembe, singer-songwriter, trombone, and trumpet. With a focus on joy, trust, and building connections, Alvin's teaching philosophy centers around helping students find the music within themselves. His approach combines theory, practice, and the exploration of music as a language of the soul. His educational background includes a Bachelor's in Education with a focus on Science and Music, and he is recognized for his accomplishments and scholarship in music. "

BAH Teacher #3162

"Matthew, a versatile musician with a BFA in Music from Concordia University in Montréal, brings a unique approach to teaching that emphasizes music as a tool for creative expression. With expertise in various instruments including bass clarinet, clarinet, guitar, and percussion, Matthew's teaching philosophy focuses on connecting music to life experiences and fostering emotional, social, physical, and cognitive development in students of all ages. Whether online or in-person, Matthew is committed to sharing his love of music and helping students unleash their creativity."

BAH Teacher #857

"Tyson offers online and in-studio lessons in djembe, drumset, percussion, jazz improvisation, and music theory. With a Bachelor of Music from Concordia University, Tyson believes in making music education positive and enjoyable. Fluent in English and French, Tyson creates a nurturing environment for students of all ages. Book an interview now for an enriching musical journey with Tyson!"

BAH Teacher #3974

"Daniel offers lessons in various percussion instruments including djembe, drumset, marimba, vibraphone, and xylophone, along with composition, music theory, and jazz improvisation. With a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance from Australia's prestigious WAAPA and a Graduate Diploma in Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. He's garnered over 5 million plays on Spotify and Apple Music, featured on national and international radio, and embarked on four national tours. Fluent in English, Daniel provides in-home and online lessons, fostering a spirit of creativity, enjoyment, and discovery in his students. Book an interview now."

BAH Teacher #3716

"Mark offers online lessons and teaches in your home. With over 35 years of experience as a performer and clinician, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge and passion for music to his teaching. He emphasizes the joy of playing and believes that learning music should be an enjoyable experience. Whether you're interested in drumset, djembe, or other percussion instruments, Mark will help you develop your skills while fostering your love for music. Book an interview with Mark now to start your musical journey!"

BAH Teacher #3587

"Alessandro offers engaging lessons in djembe, drumset, composition, jazz improvisation, and advanced rudiments. Holding a BFA in Jazz Studies from Concordia University and a Master's in Improvisation from the University of Michigan, Alessandro's expertise spans various musical genres and disciplines. Fluent in English and French, he encourages students to explore their musical passions and develop their unique interests. With extensive experience in world percussion and improvisational music, Alessandro provides personalized instruction tailored to each student's goals. Whether online or in your home, embark on a musical journey with Alessandro. Book an interview now for enriching and inspiring music lessons."

BAH Teacher #3560

"Jonathan offers dynamic lessons in djembe, drumset, electric guitar, dictation, ear training, harmony, music history, and advanced music theory. With a BA in Jazz Performance from Concordia University and training from Vanier College and Humber College, Jonathan's expertise spans various genres and disciplines. His teaching philosophy centers on personalized instruction, tailored to each student's interests and goals. Fluent in English and French, Jonathan encourages exploration across musical genres to enhance learning. Whether online or in your home, embark on a musical journey with Jonathan to unlock your full potential. Book an interview now for engaging and enriching music lessons."

BAH Teacher #3096

"Abhinav, with a strong background in percussion and music theory, offers comprehensive lessons in djembe, drumset, percussions, ear training, and beginner to intermediate music theory. With a passion for nurturing the musical interests of young students, Abhinav aims to provide the same level of guidance and support that he received from his mentors. His teaching philosophy emphasizes the importance of imparting good teaching and knowledge to students, sparking their interests, and supporting their musical growth. Whether you're just starting or looking to advance your skills, Abhinav is committed to helping you achieve your musical goals. Book an interview now."

BAH Teacher #2622

"Donald holds a Diploma of Fine Arts from Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, specializing in bass guitar and drum set. While privately studying classical piano up to grade 4, he honed his skills through extensive touring, performing, and composing music for various media over the past two and a half decades. Donald offers a diverse range of lessons, including piano, guitar, drums, composition, and music theory. His philosophy treats music as a language for expressing emotions, guiding students to find their unique voices while providing a supportive learning environment akin to teaching beginners speech. Highly proficient in music production and composition, Donald offers online lessons or in-person sessions at his studio, ensuring flexible learning options for students. Book an interview now!"

BAH Teacher #2487

"Melvin holds a prestigious PhD in Musicology from McGill University, complemented by an MA in Musicology from the same institution. He also attained a Combined Honours BA in Music and Philosophy from the University of Alberta. His practical expertise includes diplomas in Sound Recording-Composition and Jazz Guitar Performance from Grant MacEwan College. Offering online lessons and studio sessions, Melvin empowers students to explore their musical passions with confidence. Book an interview now!"

BAH Teacher #4019

"Babak believes music is a universal language that transcends boundaries, nurturing individuals of all ages. With over 30 years of experience, he offers personalized percussion lessons, unlocking creativity and fostering cognitive skills. Babak's passion for teaching extends to global rhythms, promoting cultural understanding through music. His dedication to creating vibrant, tailored lessons empowers students to explore and express their unique talents."

BAH Teacher #1726

"Juan Carlos, with a Bachelor of Music degree from Humber College, offers drum and percussion lessons tailored to each student's learning style. With a diploma in Popular Music from Bellas Artes Universidad, Colombia, and extensive performance experience, including tours and collaborations with renowned artists, Juan Carlos brings a wealth of knowledge to his teaching. Fluent in English and Spanish, he emphasizes building musical culture within the community. Whether online, in your home or at his studio, Juan Carlos aims to empower students to achieve their musical goals at their own pace. Book an interview now to begin your musical journey with Juan Carlos."

BAH Teacher #2737

"Rahul offers online, in-home, and studio lessons. With a BFA in Music from Simon Fraser University and ongoing pursuit of a Master of Fine Arts, Rahul's expertise spans drum kit, world percussion, and composition. He honed his craft through immersive study in West Africa and tabla training under Sanjay Varma. Rahul's teaching philosophy emphasizes rhythm's universal language, fostering creativity and skill development. With extensive performance and teaching experience, including workshops at festivals, Rahul guides students of all levels to explore percussion's cultural significance. Book an interview now."

BAH Teacher #2618

"Samuel is a dedicated djembe and percussion teacher based in Montreal, providing lessons online, in his studio, and in students' homes. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Percussion Interpretation, specializing in Latin percussion, enriched by training with Grammy award-winning musicians. Samuel is trilingual, offering lessons in English, French, and Spanish, catering to a diverse student base. His teaching approach fosters creativity and the therapeutic potential of music, aiming to build community and connection through musical expression. Samuel offers instruction in djembe, percussions, harmony, music theory, and solfege. Book an interview with Samuel for a comprehensive musical education experience."

BAH Teacher #3308

"Edson offers a diverse range of lessons in accordion, guitar, flute, piano, voice, and more. With a Musician degree from IFP - Cajamag in Santa Marta, Colombia, Edson brings extensive experience as a teacher and band director. His teaching philosophy emphasizes joy and play as essential elements for successful learning, believing that music is fundamental to human expression and growth. Fluent in English and Spanish, he creates a supportive and engaging environment for students of all ages and levels. Whether online, in students' homes, or in-person at his studio, Edson ensures a fulfilling musical journey for every student. Book an interview now!"

What benefits do online djembe lessons offer?

Choice of teacher: Online djembe lessons offer more flexibility in choice of teacher. Where before we would be limited by what teachers where in our neighbourhood or city, we can now explore music teachers from all over the country and the world.

There are also certain cognitive benefits to music learning online. The format forces a sort of concentration and listening that is hard to beat. Actually students and parents roften report increased attention span and retention of what has been learned.

You might have had a negative experience with online learning in groups. This is understandable. Online sessions with 30 some odd learners are less than ideal. However in the case of individual instruction the negatives are minimal and the positives are measurable.

What is the best method or software for online lessons?

Online djembe lessons, often referred to as zoom djembe lessons, are best managed on the Zoom conferencing service. Zoom is a software you download to your computer that uses your internet browser to hold a video call. There is no free trial it is simply free. There are paid plans but they are not needed for teacher or student unless you want to have group sessions longer than 40 minutes.

There are other platforms available like skype or facetime but they do not have the correct audio fidelity to do a good job of a music lesson. They may in fact work just fine for certain instruments but the reality is that the echo-cancellation of the software can turn a trumpet for example into an electric guitar. The advanced settings of the audio menu in Zoom will show you the best way to set up a zoom call for a music lesson.

It's very important to make sure you have a good trial run from the outset. Your goal is to learn to play in your lessons not to be learning how to set up the machine. Here's an easy tutorial. (zoom music lesson set up presentation)

Music teachers will appreciate the waiting room like functionality of the Zoom application. Students arrive and are put in a virtual waiting room just like in a real office. As a teacher you can even pop in to your virtual waiting room and send a message to a waiting student that you'll be another five minutes.

A special note about beginner lessons for children. If your child is younger your participation will be more important than ever. This is not new, young children with parents that are involved in their learning to play are more successful always. This experience can be very enriching to a parent child relationship and sometimes the parent winds up becoming a student and a teacher all at once.

What kind of equipment do I need?

The majority of students will be fine with a laptop or a tablet and a nice pair of headphones to start their online learning. Smartphones are a possibility but the small size of screen is less than ideal. Phones can be useful as a second camera to show certain different angles of for example djembe fingering or hand position.

Music teachers can invest in better and/or additional cameras or microphones but there's no reason we can't start with the basics.

If you really want the very best rig possible here are my recommendations. Again this is not at all necessary and perhaps a good investment for the busy online teacher or the student that just loves gear:

  • You want perhaps a better camera or a second camera and a stereo mic. Here is a link to a 4k camera with a built in stereo mic that will give you very professional result in your video lessons. The manufacturer is also called Zoom but there is no connection between the 2 companies.
  • You also might want a workable tablet and writing surface. I recommend an iPad pro or the regular version with an Apple pencil stylus and the app goodnotes. This is helpful for drawing and writing on staff paper or sheet music while teaching music theory or marking up a score. The ability to read music and draw is a great advantage to be able to have.
  • You will need a great set of headphones to use the best features in the Zoom software. They should be slim enough to allow you to play or sing without distraction.

Simply select a teacher from Beethoven at Home and Book an interview. Your teacher will contact you shortly to begin your lessons.

HOW TO START ONLINE DJEMBE LESSONS

A simple explanation of our process

HOW TO START ONLINE DJEMBE LESSONS

A simple explanation of our process