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Popular Drum Teachers Near Orlando

Jill H.

Winter Springs, FL
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Nate C.

Oviedo, FL
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Paul M.

Orlando, FL
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Jill H. Winter Springs, FL

Learn to play snare drum or play on an acoustic or electric drum set. Through the use of method books, learn to play the rudiments and learn to play in various styles. In this class you will learn to play by ear and discover ways to play your own style.

About Jill

Jill holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and has master's work in choral music. For many years she has taught private and group music lessons to all ages and many varying styles of singing and instrumental music. Her lessons are unlike the ones she remembers from childhood; Jill's lessons are full of creativity, fun and excitement. It is amazing how students improve with each lesson. Jill brings more than just technique to the studio, she strives to find the best in each student and then concentrates on improving each individual's strengths and then delves into ways to correct the weaknesses. Since Jill is a vocal soloist, instrumentalist, accompanist and director, she knows what it takes to prepare and rehearse and therefore she makes it clear which concept the student ...

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Dee P. May 21, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Jill is very interested in your progress. She is also very encouraging. I have been very satisfied with her.
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Dorine P. February 14, 2014
Piano
One awesome teacher

Jill is one of the hidden jewels you hear people speak of; in Jill's case she is the hidden jewel when it comes to music teachers. Her never ceases to amaze in her abilities and there are many. I've seen her multitask a group of children during a performance, all playing different instruments simultaneously, without missing a note of her own piano playing. She's a born leader and teacher, a consummate musical artist. Everything she does is golden, truly! She was the first teacher who was able to teach me rhythm in my left hand, I'm really not musically inclined, yet she was able to teach me how to play the piano pressing me pass my own ability. It's nice to sit down and be able to play something at the piano instead of just wishing I could. When it comes to small children, she's a hoot and so patient, all the kids love and adore her. My own grandson took lessons from Jill and gain such confidence in his ability he is now learning to play the cello, he simply loves music. Jill instills confidence in children and adults. She has a 'yes you can' attitude and it flows into her students. She's a winner and a true gem. You'll not regret having Jill as a teacher.
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AnnMarie S. February 12, 2014
Violin
Verified Student
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Jill is such a wonderful instructor , my son is having fun while learning so much. We have used other instructors but she has a great gift of drawing you into the lesson while making it enjoyable.
Nate C. Oviedo, FL

I've had a drumset for over 25 years and have known what I'm doing with it for almost 20. I teach the basics of rhythm and am primarily oriented toward rock drumming. I prefer using a method book called The Drumset Musician which helps not only learn how to play beats well, but to think musicially and so prepare drummers for being able to play in a band.

Because of the nature of true beginner drum lessons, you do not need to have a full drumset to get started. It is preferred once you've gotten some of the basics down. At that point, you'll know too whether you want to make the investment or not and I can help you figure out what will work best for your needs.

About Nate

I've been teaching private lessons for over a decade now. First I taught lessons as a self-employed college student, and then my during graduate studies I worked through a music academy in Dallas. I've been playing piano for over 20 years and guitar and drums for 15. I've been in various bands, personally recorded several albums of my own compositions, and have taught students from ages 7-17 consistently. I teach part time as a high school teacher in the area and I enjoy helping young people learn, whether it's guitar, piano, drums, or even psychology *** Lesson Details *** I'm very laid back when it comes to lessons, but I do expect students to spend at least 90 minutes weekly practicing so our lessons will be productive. I generally use either Alfred or Suzuki for piano lessons, and

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April W. May 19, 2014
Piano · In home
Nate has been working with my boys (6 & 7) for the past six months. We are very happy with the progress they've made and their enthusiasm for music. Would highly recommend Nate.
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Mai May 14, 2014
Nate was very patient and understanding using age appropriate materials.
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Ivette March 6, 2014
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The helpout with Nate was great! He explained complex time signatures and how to tap them out, which I've had great struggles with. Thank you Nate!
Paul M. Orlando, FL

I can teach everything from how to hold the sticks and hit the drum using proper technique to reading drum charts and understanding notation, (and even some music theory if you like). I have experience playing multiple genres, including rock, jazz, and funk, and I have a wealth of drum books to draw from, from having taking lessons on and off from various teachers since age 10.

About Paul

I began taking drum lessons at a very early age and continued on and off with various teachers for the better part of twenty years. I will always be grateful to them for the knowledge and wisdom they imparted on me and for the positive influence they have had on my life, especially the ones with whom I really bonded and who were essentially mentors to me while I studied with them. As a teacher, there is no better feeling than seeing a student make progress and knowing that you helped him or her along the way, while at the same time not taking the credit, as it is always the student who has the harder job, who must do the real work. I always feel tremendous satisfaction when a student masters a difficult rudimentary exercise for the first time, or is able to execute a challenging ...

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LorelleA January 21, 2012
I love working with Paul

Paul isn't just a teacher, he's a collaborator. He allows me to direct where I want to go, but he points me in that direction and works with me to figure out the best way to get there. When I played other instruments, lessons were nerve-wracking and I was always relieved when they were over. Now I look forward to my lessons every week, and I don't want to leave when we're done! Working with Paul is a very positive experience, and I'd recommend him to anyone interested in learning to drum.

John O.

Orlando, FL
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Omar V.

Kissimmee, FL
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Fernando Barros S.

Windermere, FL
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John O. Orlando, FL

I teach primarily how to play drum set. This involves learning how to play different drum beats utilizing coordination between the hands and feet. I provide play along music so students can use this to apply the skills they are practicing. I also teach rudiments which are the building blocks of playing the drums. I teach hand drums such as congas and djembe along with percussion instruments such as shaker and tambourine. I also offer drum tuning services for $25.00. I use techniques taught by a customer drum builder to get the best possible sound from your drum set.

About John

I started playing the drums at the age of ten and have been playing for thirty-three years. I played snare drum and bass drum in symphonic band in junior high and high school. I played in the Drum and Bugle Corps while in the Air Force. We marched in parades and won several awards for excellence. I have played in three Christian bands and one rock band. I have also played drum kit and percussion in church for several years. I completed the Drum Set Fundamentals course with Berklee College of Music in 2012. I am currently playing for a Christian rock band and we play live at different venues in Central Florida. I am currently enrolled at Valencia Community College working towards my music performance degree. This real world experience of playing with live musicians in different settings

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luisa V. May 29, 2014
Drum · In home
Verified Student
Mr. John is a great teacher. He has been teaching our son Elias with great passion and commitment. We can truly see he loves music and teaching. Elias is so happy to be learning drums. He looks forward to every class.
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John O. May 22, 2014
Drum · In home
From R.J.

"I like my drum lessons. I think John is a good teacher. I love to play drums and I have learned a lot from John."

RJ Vivian, Winter Springs, FL, Age 8
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John O. May 21, 2014
Drum · In studio
From Danielle

"I have learned many new techniques and continue learning about proper sticking, rudiments, playing fills and utilizing the different voices on the drumset, and so much more. Mr. Odom's experience and relaxed and fun attitude has me looking forward to coming back every week to learn more and to have more fun."

Danielle Mekwinsi, Winter Springs, Age 13
Omar V. Kissimmee, FL

Pop, Pop Rock, Funk,Country, Blues, Jazz, Swing, Fills, Improvisation, soloing, technique, learn favorite songs,rudiments, brushes etc...

About Omar

Hi, my name is Omar V and I am originally from Puerto Rico where I studied music in High School ,The Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico and the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico where I received my education in jazz , popular music, latin music and classical. I teach drums, congas, bongos, djembe, timbales and percussion in general in all music styles and levels. Some of the styles I teach are: gospel, rock, jazz, blues, country, ska, reggae and latin music styles like songo, salsa, merengue, bachata, rumba, samba, etc..I have more than 20 years of experience teaching kids to adults of all ages with very great results because I really love to see my students succeed. Something very important when you look for a teacher for your kids is that you need somebody ...

Fernando Barros S. Windermere, FL

Teaching the drums for over 15 years,

I'm a Professional Musician with over 20 years of experience. Can't wait to see you soon!

''All the subjects are based on Students' needs and Level of knowledge, these are just an order example of a lesson's plan. ''

I'm a Drum player and a teacher with many qualities. I have been playing Drums since 7 years old and teaching for over 15 years. You will learn from an experienced professional all there is to get you playing your favorite songs, applying cool technics, reading the music sheet, understand the styles, rhythms, different music volumes and approaches, play popular songs and as well as classic ones, use the youtube to help you and learn about great drummers, get your speed, your foot work, tuning the drums, recording with the drums, performing for your loved ones, playing with other musicians, rudiments, chops, gospel chops, Pop, rock, jazz, indie, Samba, Ballad, Electronic, progressive, fusion, afro, and so many others. ...

About Fernando Barros

I have been studying Film and Photography for the past 10years, and I have been a musician since 7years old,now I'm finally able to teach my students the Arts I once also fell in love with. I'm a pretty much a very mobile shooter, I can adapt to all scenarios and situations very quickly based on restrictions,locations,lighting.You will experience something very professional and academical and your Work / Art will turn into something spectacular for yourself and all those around you. I plan to follow your ideas and projects for shoots,being sharp and ready to teach when scheduled.My Photography and Film shooting style are modern plus contemporary and uses at all times elements and composition rules.Being a Musician for so long helped me to become more sensitive with my other Arts. I

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Daniely P. January 17, 2015
Photography · In studio
It has been a Great teacher, has a way of explaining awesome, he not only teaches you how to be a good photographer, it incorporates one, I have it as an example, as inspiration, being a good professional. A good teacher and a great person, understands and supports its students, had not day nor schedule to answer my questions, helped me to have the thought that I have today about photography, I am eternally grateful for the photography teacher I have!
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Brenda D. January 16, 2015
Photography · In studio
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Im here to say that he is an awesome teacher, not only because he is nice, or because he is friendly. But because he really helped me to learn a lot of things in Photography. He helped and still helps me understand what photography really means, and he taught me a lot of new things. He is also really patient and has a WONDERFUL personality. He became a friend, not only a teacher. And that is awesome because it shows that he really cares. I love how his classes are one on one, and I feel that I've learned so much because of this. I thank you so much Fernando! YOU ARE AWESOME!

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Orlando’s Drumming Community and Musical Legacy

By Paul M. - Orlando Drum Teacher

Although it may not have the stature of Los Angeles, Nashville or New York in terms of musical pedigree, Orlando, Florida - with attractions like Disney World and Universal Studios - is one of the top tourist destinations on the planet, with a rich and varied entertainment industry. And with this comes an array of opportunities to see, hear, learn and play music if you are interested in taking drum lessons in Orlando. Since rhythm is the foundation of all music, and drumming integral to most genres of music, you have the opportunity to learn how to play drums from some amazingly talented musicians who each contribute to the vitality of the Orlando and Central Florida music scene and are TakeLessons Certified instructors.

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