Carson currently has openings for lessons at his home music studio. He teaches primarily on Saturdays and Sundays. Carson accepts students from first grade on up. His goal is to help younger students interested in percussion be prepared and excited to play at the high school and higher level. Tuition is due on a lesson by lesson basis. Cash or check (made to Carson Degner), or Venmo, no credit cards. Parents are welcome to stay for the lesson if they would like. Please contact Carson ahead of time if you will be absent from your lesson. Tuition is non-refundable, but make up lessons are offered.
Carson offers lessons in marching snare drum, tenors, and bass drum. Topics covered range from proper hand technique and marking time, all the way to drum corps show excerpts and exercises!
Drum set lessons comprise of proper hand and foot technique, learning popular songs on drum kit, independence exercises, how to play musically, and much more!
Classical lessons have an emphasis on marimba and mallet percussion, as well as multi-percussion and symphonic percussion. Carson teaches his students techniques and exercises that allow them to be successful in any situation they may find themselves in.
Each student is different. Because the world of percussion is so large, there are so many topics to cover! Regardless of each students interests, Carson teaches each and every one of his students the technique to be successful in their specified area of study.
30 minutes : $15
45 minutes : $20
60 minutes : $25