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About Nijel Thomas

Nijel Thomas
Nijel Thomas
Music Teacher, Professional
Location: Laurel, MD
Speaks: English
Instructs: Drums
Education: Current music major at Howard Community College with a concentration in Voice
Performance Experience: Currently performing classical repertoire as a Voice student in student performances. Experience drumming for a local worship night, singing in an open mic, as well as performing in a host of performances as a member of bands, a percussion ensemble, orchestras, and choruses from elementary through high school.
Teaching Experience: Former Percussion, Voice, and Piano teacher at Bach to Rock music school in Fulton, MD | Teacher of private lessons in both Percussion and Music Production
Teaching Philosophy: Not everyone has the calling to be a living musician, but having a little musicianship is a calling that everyone has in common. I am successful by pushing those who may recognize this calling for their own lives as well as conforming lessons to those who may not so that a foundation of musicianship is still instilled within them: a foundation that they will hopefully use for the rest of their lives.

Get to know Nijel Thomas

Nijel is a percussionist, vocalist, and synthesist who is working rigorously to establish a professional career as a musical artist, music producer, and songwriter. Having grown up in Laurel, MD, he discovered his love for music creation around the age of 5 when he first heard a friend making a beat on the school lunch table with his palms and knuckles. With a desire to learn how to make beats, not long after this experience Nijel became a percussion player as a member of the Gorman Crossing Elementary School band. Though he did not take private lessons growing up, he saw the benefits private instruction had on his peers. Thankfully, however, he was still able to build a solid foundation in technique, rhythm, melody, understanding music notation, etc. through playing in school bands, orchestras, a percussion ensemble, and singing in choruses, with the help of his instructors.

Nijel's breakthrough into musical artistry came in early 2015, when he became friends with other in his dorm who were producing music and rapping. There was no turning back after this, and seven years later you will now find Nijel studying music at Howard Community College, as well as working on his own music in his home studio.

Nijel Thomas teaches at:
7550 Teague Rd Suite 115
Hanover, MD 21076
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11200 Scaggsville Rd Unit 111
Laurel, MD 20723
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