The difference that focus on the student can make:

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My Background

I have been playing  Drums  for  50 years and  teaching for over 25 years.  I have experience  with  All  Modern  Styles  of  Music and  am  trained in  classical  and Drum  Corp  /  Marching  Band Techniques.  I  continue  to  perform in  several  ensembles,  keeping  current  musically  and  setting an  example  for  my  students.

I currently perform with the highly successful Long Island based band Victims Of Rock in addition to smaller local projects. All of my experience supports the best learning opportunity for you! 

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Sharing my Passion for Learning

At  Move The Air .... Move The Mind Drum Instruction by Mike Killela (TM), I   have  one goal: To channel the students passion and energy so the student can leverage the proper technique, musical knowledge, repertoire, and power to pursue their goals and dreams. I have a track record of placing students in school programs and performance opportunities!

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Studying With Me

Your lesson is  focused  on you.  It begins with understanding what the student’s goals are. Then, designing a specific series of lessons designed to help the student meet their goals and realize their dreams.  Together, we’ll make great things happen in your musical journey!

Sincerely,

Mike