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Joan Q.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Filipino - Tagalog, English
  • Teaches students Male: 8 to 45; Female: 8 to 50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joan Q.

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Whether you're just starting out, wanting to learn Led Zeppelin, Foo Fighters, or even Taylor Swift repertoire, maybe you're preparing for band or college auditions, or just simply looking to broaden your playing with different styles like jazz, latin, etc., I am here to guide you and help you develop the necessary skills!

I have been teaching drumset for over 15 years. My lessons focus on applying technique and reading, with snare reading exercises and learning popular songs. Lessons will adjust according to the student's level, pace, and goals.

My goal for my students is to have an understanding on how to use their instrument, develop versatility, discover who they are as a musician, become independent learners, while having fun along the way!

About Joan

Joan is a passionate drummer, percussionist, and teacher. She plays any genre and performs regularly all over Southern California. She has also performed on television shows including Saturday Night Live, Good Morning America, David Letterman, MTV TRL, and the Ellen Show. Joan earned her Bachelo

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Joan is extremely patient and quickly adapts to your learning level.
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Great to learn from and very personable!
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Chuck M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Four years of private jazz, rock, blues & big band. from Robert Payola Studios Lincoln RI
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1985
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Chuck M.

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One on one private instruction, Online instruction

About Chuck

Influences: Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Dave Weckl, John Bonham, Ginger Baker, Ian Paice, Carl Palmer (Juilliard Member since 2005)

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Ed V.
My lesson was awesome. Chuck was the best. Very personable. Can't wait for the next one.
Sherrysnne
If you want to be a drummer who knows how to dynamically play drums and understand the various techniques of drumming... Take lessons from instructor Chuck Manton! He is a fantastic teacher!
Kim Holmes
One of the best drummers I have ever played with.

Wen-Ting W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Mandarine, English
  • Master Degree of Jazz Performance from Queens College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Wen-Ting W.

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In my lessons, I foucus on the techniques on drums, music listening, rhythm understanding and musicality as a musician. My goal as a teacher is to help my students to find out what their goals are musically, encourage them to do the practices and guide them into the right direction, so that in the end of the day, they would be able to play what they really like, be better on the instrument and have fun with it!

About Wen-Ting

I am a drummer who loves sharing my love of music based in New York City. Currently a Canopus Drums artist, I have a Master Degree in Jazz Performance from Queens College, and I have a diverse performing background ranging from Jazz, Pop, Indie Rock to Contemporary music, sharing the stage with art

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Tanner H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, English
  • Entrepreneurship from University of Cincinnati
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tanner H.

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I'm very patient with my students and strive to see personal growth in each lesson. I'm energetic and always like to have fun during lessons!

Tailored lesson plans and benchmarking lets you actually SEE your progress as you learn.

About Tanner

I'm 26 years old and I've been teaching percussion privately and for school districts for 7 years. I place an emphasis on understanding percussion on a tangible level. This means that the way I teach you will result in you being able to remember and apply all that you have learned in your musical j

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Darrell M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Bethany College
  • Teaching since 1973
  • Teaches Beginner
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Darrell M.

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Taking drum lessons online is a great option at this time. I have taught drum lessons for 47 years and have been a band instructor in the public schools. I emphasize good technique, sight-reading skills, improvisation and applying these skills to repertoire in preferred styles. I primarily teach beginning snare drum and bass drum students.

About Darrell

My goal is to personalize a music lesson that is designed around each student’s learning style, skill level, schedule and interests. My specialty is in teaching elementary age students, but I have taught all ages, including adults through the years. My philosophy for teaching involves these eleme

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Robert K.

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Starting at $100
  • Teaching since 1977
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Robert K.

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I am a professor of percussion at Berklee College of Music in Boston.
I can teach all styles but prefer jazz. I think the most important thing to learn is keeping good time and staying in the pocket. I have two books published: "The Art of Drumming" and "Deeper Into The Art of Drumming" endorsed by Elvin Jones, Jack DeJohnette, and Roy Haynes. The object of the lesson is to get you out there playing gigs and earning money. Go to kaufmansartofdrumming.com to get more information.

About Robert

Professor, Berklee College of Music Jazz drummer, educator Author of The Art of Drumming and Deeper into the Art of Drumming, published by Advance Music, endorsed by Elvin Jones, Jack DeJohnette, Tootie Heath and Roy Haynes. Performances with: Bill Frisell, Kert Rosenwinkel, Mike Stern, Mick Go

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Birmingham, AL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Birmingham is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $160 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Great Drum Instructor !!

Great Drum Instructor!! He has a true passion for teaching and identifies quickly with his students.

My son has been taking lessons from him since the age of 13 and he learned more in his first year than most kids learn through many years of instruction.

He is a personable, friendly and talented professional !! I would highly recommend him for anyone!"
Michelle
Took Drum lessons from Glenn M.
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"Garrett is an AWESOME instructor! I’ve been taking lessons with him for a few months now, and he’s really helped me take my drumming to the next level."
Ben
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"1 lesson and he wants to go back so it is a win for me.. Gio is an educator and knowledgeable on many instruments."
Ian
Took Drum lessons from Gio A.
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"I have studied with Karl for the past 3 years. While studying with him I have become much more versatile in my playing. Karl stresses the importance of practicing and pushes one to achieve their greatest potential. If you are struggling with a certain rudiment or concept he will break it down into simpler terms that are easy to understand and build upon. It has been a great experience studying drum set with Him."
James
Took Drum lessons from Karl L.
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"My son recently decided to play the drums and started lessons with Kevin. He does the online format which works great for him He looks forward to his lesson and enjoys it immensely. So far Kevin seems to be a great teacher who is quite knowledgeable in his craft and patient enough to teach it, especially to a wiggly, middle-school boy."
Leah
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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"I started studying with Dave at the young age of 15. Under his care, he instilled in me a passion for music and the drums that I don’t think I would’ve gotten anywhere else. Because of him, I entered into Berklee College of Music as a competent MUSICIAN, never mind drummer. If you’re serious about learning how to play drums, you want an instructor whose passion is infectious, who will inspire you to want to get better after every lesson. I can’t recommend anyone higher than I recommend Dave."
Geoff M.
Took Drum lessons from David R.
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"Ray is a wonderful drum teacher to my 13 year old son. He is not only, a passionate and talented musician, but also a great instructor, who is capable of conveying his knowledge into age appropriate lessons that are easy, relateball, fun, and customized to fit the individual skill level, interests and goals of each student."
Cintia A.
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"hAve only had 2 lessons but so far its been a good experience. Rufus is very talented and very patient"
victoria
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Ed is an excellent and the best drum teacher .

My son loves taking drum lessons from Ed since he was 4 ! He is very knowledgeable and super patient . My family enjoyed Ed's performance very much and also very satisfied for the progress my son made from him class .He always pay highly attention to his student

I highly recommend Drum Lessons with Ed!"
Ellen
Took Drum lessons from Ed R.
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"Looking forward to the next one!"
Cooper
Took Drum lessons from Trevor H.
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