If you live on Long Island, private instruction is available with Philip! Lessons are available in the comfort of your home or at Philip's home studio location in Valley Stream, NY. 

Private Lessons with Phil!

I have been teaching students of all ages and skill levels for over 10 years! Each lesson is infused with passion, excitment and knowledge from many years of performing, teaching and giving master classes.  

If you are preparing for college auditions, NYSSMA or just looking to learn some of your favorite songs, I will set you up with all the tools you need to be succsessful! 

Lessons are available for all aspects of...

  • Snare Drum
  • Drum Set
  • Mallet Percussion
  • Timpani
  • Concert Percussion
  • Marching Percussion


Lesson rates vary slightly based on location, contact me today for more information!

Affordable drum set rental is available for any student who may not own one and would like to have an instument in their home. 

This video is of an amazing student, my [then 7 year old] son Anthony! He has been hitting my drums for as long as he can remember. Here is a clip of him playing at his 2nd grade talent show!


To schedule a lesson or for more information click here...