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Lessons offered by Maurice
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Drum
  • Percussion
  • Djembe
  • Goblet drum - Dirbakke
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • 1st year
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD

Learn The Techniques, and History of African Carribean Drumming, and Percussion Performance

Methodology

Maurice is respected internationally for his outstanding contributions to contemporary music, he has been entrusted by many labels and artists as a remix specialist, knowing that he can re-imagine classic music into a more contemporary interpretation while retaining full respect for the artistic vision of the originator.
I've studied with outstanding internationally renowned teachers:
Center for Creative Music, New York 1975-1977

Karl Berger: composition & improvisation

Julliard School of Music, New York 1970-1972
Orchestral Percussion

Private Studies
Nana Vasconcelos, Ciro Baptista, and Babatunde Olatunji
The House of Musical Traditions, New York 1968 - 1970
Indian Classical Music percussion

Background

I've given percussion lessons privately, and in grammar school, middle school, high schools, and adut education courses.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
21st Century Learning Center, Illinois 2007-2012
Evanston school district: World Music
Zzounds School of Music, Illinois 1997-2000
Independence High School, New Jersey 1987-1990
World History, Music Theory, and Performance
Unity Cultural Workshop, New York 1990-1993
Music Theory, and Performance
Musication: New York 1980 - 1983

I've received grants from:
Meet the Composer Award, Art Awareness Center, New York
New York City Council of the Arts & New York Urban League
Grant to create percussion program to New York schools
Hospital Audiences Inc. Grant for featured at schools, hospitals, senior
centers, homeless shelters, & prisons.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $65/h
Lessons offered by Maurice
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Drum
  • Percussion
  • Djembe
  • Goblet drum - Dirbakke
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • 1st year
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD

Maurice's resume

MAURICE OLIVER
1016 DARROW AVE. EVANSTON, ILLINOIS 60202
Tel: (concealed information) Email: (concealed information) Website: (concealed information)
OBJECTIVE: TEACHING POSITION - MUSIC TECHNOLOGY, MARKETING,
WORLD MUSIC INSTRUCTION AND APPRECIATION
PROFILE
Independent producer and owner of Electronfarm Records Ltd.
Grammy Nomination 2008 electronic/dance album of the year for
Chillfactor-5 “Sun Flower Jazz”
EDUCATION
Parsons School of Design, New York 1996-1999
Computer Graphics and Design
New School for Social Research, New York 1973-1977
John Watts and Nicholas Bodly of the Composers Theater
electronic music composition and music design
Karl Berger: music improvisation
Sam Rivers and Jimmy Guiffre: jazz improvisation
Center for Creative Music, New York 1975-1977
Karl Berger: composition & improvisation
Julliard School of Music, New York 1970-1972
Orchestral Percussion
Private Studies
Nana Vasconcelos, Ciro Baptista, and Babatunde Olatunji
The House of Musical Traditions, New York 1968 - 1970
Indian Classical Music percussion and sitar
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
21st Century Learning Center, Illinois 2007-2012
Evanston school district: World Music
Lapin Learning Center, Illinois 2006- 2008
Music technology: Apple Garage Band and Apple Logic Pro
Zzounds School of Music, Illinois 1997-2000
Music technology: Midi & Music Production, Logic Audio, and Cubase
Universal Temple of the Arts, New York 1996
Computer graphics
Independence High School, New Jersey 1987-1990
World History, Music Theory, and Performance
Unity Cultural Workshop, New York 1990-1993
Music Theory, and Performance
Musication: New York 1980 - 1983
Keyboard, and Guitar instruction
EXPERIENCE
Zzounds World Music Expert & Midi Buyer, Chicago, Illinois 1997-2000
Midi Software and Hardware Specialist - consultant, sales, and design
Digital Audio Workstation – software consultant
World Music Division –teaching workshops, research, and sales
Zzounds.com Website – Audio Expert developer of in store marketing kiosks
Harmony Central Web-cast - Recording engineer and on screen personality for
Music Meese and NAMM trade shows
GRANTS AND AWARDS
Meet the Composer Award, Art Awareness Center, New York
New York City Council of the Arts & New York Urban League
Grant to create percussion program to New York schools
Hospital Audiences Inc. Grant for featured at schools, hospitals, senior
centers, homeless shelters, & prisons
DISCOGRAPHY
CHILL FACTOR-5 & ELECTRONFARM RECORDS
Terra Firma 2015
Coastal Vibration 2013
Spiritual Rhythm 2011
The Return of Dr. Dark, 2010
The Venus Effect, 2009
Sun Flower Jazz, Grammy Nominated Album of the Year Electronic/Dance,
2008
A Heartbeat Away, 2005
Journey To Music Island Vol. 1, 2, & 3, 2006 - 2008

RHYTHM METHOD
The Dream Wanderers, C&S Records, 1997
The Future EP, Adrenalin Records, 1995
Atmospherics v1.0, “Sorrow (Tribal Mix), Streetbeat Records, 1998
Ethno Dance V1, Goa Season of the Monsoon, Nova Teckk Records, 1998
Killing Zoe - Soundtrack "But You Must" Milan Records BMG. 1994
Transmaster11,"Goa Season of the Monsoon" Vision Sound Carriers1995
The Future EP, Adrenalin Records, 1995
United States of Ambience, "Goa Season of the Monsoon" Moonshine Records
1994
Techno Attack, “The Future”, Adrenalin Recs, 1995
Techno Rush, "Technomania", "Alphaland", Adrenalin Recs, 1995
Modern Architecture of House, “The Dark Night Moves”, D'Vision Records,
1994
! The Ambient & House Sound of Germany, "Eternal Harmony”, Hot Productions
Inc. 1996
! X-Sight Trax, EP "Beat on a Drum" X-Sight Records, 1994
! Evolution EP, “French Kiss”,

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