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Popular Drum Teachers Near Houston

Kerry M.

Houston, TX
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Eric R.

Houston, TX
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Matt S.

Spring, TX
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Kerry M. Houston, TX

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Drum, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Theory, Percussion, Songwriting

About Me

I am a Biology student at Texas Southern University with a minor in music. I am a band leader, singer, songwriter, percussionist, bassist and guitarist. I have been a contract music teacher for the past seven years. I have taught music in various schools from 1st grade to high school in the Houston Independent School District, Spring Branch Independent School District and several charter schools throughout the Greater Houston Area. I have instructed and led large guitar ensembles 25+, percussion ensembles, a pop/ rock/ stage band, an elementary school choir, one on one private lessons, etc. I have designed curriculum and written lesson plans.

*** Lesson Details ***
Fun lessons based on your personal favorite songs and music. You'll be exposed to and learn different styles of popular music. After a few months and a personal commitment to practice, students will have a thorough understanding of the musical instrument they are studying.

Eric R. Houston, TX

Subjects Taught

Drum, Percussion

About Me

After graduating from the University of Montana, Eric moved back to his home state of Texas where he currently is Assistant Director of Bands at C.E. King High School. He teaches non-varsity bands, jazz band, drum lines and percussion ensembles. He currently holds a Bachelors Degree in Music Education with Honors and is certified to teach in Montana and Texas. His percussion students and ensembles in Montana competed in state solo/ensemble competitions and received superior (Division I) ratings.

Eric currently lives in Houston with his wife, Jesica, and daughter, Olivia.

*** Lesson Details ***
Learn what you would like at your own pace! Eric has taught beginners of all ages to college aged percussionists. His background in drum line, jazz/funk bands, world percussion ensembles, orchestra, wind band, and church worship give you the ability to get a percussion education you can use anywhere.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Marimba, Vibraphone, Xylophone, Timpani, Drum Set, Marching Percussion, Auxiliary Percussion

*** Specialties ***
Concert and Marching Percussion

Matt S. Spring, TX

Subjects Taught

Drum, Percussion

About Me

I am a professional drummer and educator who is passionate about teaching others the art of drums and music. I have made it a personal goal to continue to provide the highest-quality drum lessons for my students of all ages and levels from my teaching studio located at Pro Music Instruction.

About the lessons:

-Drum lessons are one-on-one in a convenient, family friendly teaching studio located in The Woodlands TX.

-Lessons are month to month, held once a week, same day and time each week. Because of the amount of students I have all my students must be on a schedule.

-I teach all ages (5 years and up) and skill levels.

-I am friendly, patient, and able to break drumming down to absolute basics!

-All students get full access to membership lessons on my website. I have convenient and flexible lesson times!

My Lessons provide you with the SKILLS to play drums proficiently. CONFIDENCE to play in front of audiences of massive proportions. Unlock CREATIVITY that you never knew existed within yourself. And most importantly, Have Fun Playing Drums! -Matt S.


Conroe, TX
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Michael B.

Spring, TX
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Anish B.

Humble, TX
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BJ S. Conroe, TX

Subjects Taught

Acoustic Guitar, Adobe Photoshop, Audio Engineering, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Bluegrass Guitar, Blues Guitar, Cello, DJing, Drum, Ear Training, Filmmaking, Film Production, Guitar, Mandolin, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Screenwriting, Songwriting, Video Production, Writing

About Me

Professional and proficient musician, engaging teacher. Offering fundamental instruction to in-depth music theory study and notation reading. Music and teaching are my greatest passions!

Michael B. Spring, TX

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About Me

*Teaching students of all ages, levels, and styles since 1999*

Michael was born in Houston, TX. When he was 9 his family moved to The Woodlands. A year later, he began playing the drums. For six years, Michael studied all styles of drum set and snare drum percussion under the tutelage of Jim Sisson. At the age of 12 he formed his first band. Throughout high school Michael played and performed in various musical groups. After serving 4 years in the US Army (Military Police), Michael continued his musical education studying percussion while attending LSU. Since returning to The Woodlands in the mid 1990s, Michael has played and continues to play with several original, and cover bands, and has been a sub drummer/guitarist for numerous churches around The Woodlands area. In 2002, Michael formed the instrumental funk/jazz group Drop Trio . From 2002-2010, Drop Trio released 3 acclaimed albums, recorded with Solange Knowles, embarked on numerous US tours, and received 9 Houston Press awards including œBest Jazz and œBest Funk. Michael has been teaching students of all ages and abilities in the Woodlands area in 1999 and has owned and operated Pro Music Instruction since 2009.

Anish B. Humble, TX

Subjects Taught

American Government, American History, American Literature, Anthropology, AP English, AP English Literature, Basic Math, Basketball, Bass Guitar, Chess, College Admissions, Creative Writing, Drum, English, English Literature, Essay Writing, History, Indian Cooking, Meditation, Microsoft PowerPoint, Philosophy, Pilates, Ping Pong, Poetry, Rapping, Reading, Religious Studies, Social Studies, Sociology, Table Tennis, Tennis, World History, Writing

About Me

I love the things I teach, I'm very passionate about educating and especially making education enjoyable. I went to Texas State University and also University of Houston, I majored in Journalism and minored in Philosophy.
I've tutored students while I was attending college, but I also enjoy teaching elementary and middle school kids, mostly because they remind you why you liked the subjects in the first place. I started playing sports as soon as I learned to walk and my talent lies in basketball and table tennis. I was number one in my high school for 3 months straight in table tennis and I've played basketball competitively through high school.

I focus on encouragement and gaining confidence as much as the subjects and sports being taught themselves. Most people are smarter than they believe, a teacher is someone who can show their student their own inner knowledge.

The Effects of Percussion on Education

By Patty N. - Houston Drums Teacher

As a percussion instructor and teacher of Houston drum lessons, I have seen firsthand how learning percussion affects other areas of education. The skills needed to read percussion music are also needed in reading, rhythm, mathematics, and many other areas of "everyday" education. My students have all improved their reading skills, and in turn their grades as well.

When I start teaching my students percussion as part of their Houston drum lessons, the very first thing I work on is counting and reading ahead. In order to keep a steady tempo, lead a group of musicians, and play with musicality and dynamics, a drummer needs to be able to read ahead and know what is coming in the next few measures. This transfers directly into their studies. When ...

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