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Aaron B.

14 Reviews
Mesa, AZ
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 86
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Aaron B.

14 Reviews
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Lessons are customized for the students based on their interest and experience. I will cover the basics and rudiments with new students but allow them to create and follow their own musical path using a variety of methods and musical styles.
Learn to read, write, and play different styles of music with accompanying techniques and fills to add to your groove development.

About Aaron

Teaching drums professionally since 1998, Aaron has influenced hundreds of budding musicians to get the most from their instrument. He has studied privately with Rob Laytham (Modern Drummer columnist), Joe Leroux (marching band guru), Gary Chaffe (legendary drummer) and many others throughout the

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Al P.

19 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Music, Jazz
  • Awarded Gold Sales Award 500,000+ from RIAA
  • BA Percussion Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Al P.

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Through my work with the M Gray Music Academy (Macy Gray) and my tenure at the Hollywood School of Rock as teacher and Show Director, I have developed successful programs for students ranging in age from 5 years old and beyond. I have mentored numerous young musical groups in beneficial rehearsal techniques, live performance and basically all the things you need to know about being in a band that wants to be great!

As we explore the exciting world of music, guitars, drums and percussion, we will cover all aspects of music theory, music history and ear training through video, audio and text examples.

Students will be provided with all the necessary tools to fully understand musical concepts and have the ability to play for recreation or at a professional level.

You won't need any books to start but I do suggest a small 3 ring binder for notes, literature, weekly hand outs and homework .

For drum students: we will start by evaluating your current level of ability and ...

About Al

Updated: 11-23-2015 Al P. (Powerman 5000-Martin Sexton-Cypress Hill-Everlast-Lance Lopez-DYS) is a multi instrumentalist, educator, composer, producer, drummer, music director. Widely known as co founder-drummer for DreamWorks recording artist and multi platinum selling rock group Powerman 5000

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Marie
Very fun guy, with an extraordinary amount of knowledge, talent, and overall passion for music. I’m really looking forward to my future lessons.
Steve M.
I am really lucky to have found Al. I am just learning my instrument as an adult and have tried three different teachers (as well as self-managed lessons) before Al. Why I am enjoying my lessons with Al so much is because he brings energy to the session, he encourages questions, he's ready (even excited) to dig deeper into the why of what I'm learning. He challenges you to get the basics and get them right, but he's also willing to indulge in a student's curiosity and let me take the lesson where I want to do as well. All this means I am developing a lot faster than I did when I tried to learn on my own. I'd highly recommend giving Al a try.
David L.
My son enjoyed the first lesson! He is very excited about future lessons and can't wait to mature musically. Al is very easy to talk to and understands what motivates kids.
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Kierstyn S.

5 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music (Composition) from Arizona State University
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Kierstyn S.

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Students will start by learning basic patterns and fills that can be applied to many songs of their choosing. More advanced students will learn bass drum independence and advanced foot techniques.

About Kierstyn

Kierstyn St. John is a pianist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who possesses a repertoire of more than 1,000 memorized songs in every genre from classical to jazz to contemporary/pop. She has played piano for twenty one years, and has been extensively classically and jazz trained, studying eve

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Peter
Kierstyn is very knowledgeable and very easy to understand and work with.
Jacob
Very well trained piano teacher. Was able to teach the kids in a meaningful way that hooked them on learning the piano.
Jacob
Kierstyn had the incredibly unique ability to teach me every single song I wanted to learn while still teaching a range of classical, jazz, and pop fundamentals all along the way. I couldn't recommend her more.

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Lucas G.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Awarded Luminarts Jazz Fellowship from Luminarts Cultural Foundation
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lucas G.

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I'm Lucas, a professional drummer and educator in Chicago. I'm passionate about playing music and am so grateful that I get to make a living doing what I love. I played drum set with Blue Man Group (up until they stopped doing shows due to the pandemic), I regularly perform at the top jazz clubs in Chicago, and I've toured the country with indie bands. I'm also a high school percussion ensemble director and college drum set teacher, so I have a broad range of experiences to pull from as I craft a customized plan to help you meet your drumming goals.

I started playing the drums in my hometown of Tucson, AZ at 9 years old, following in my mom’s footsteps, who played drums at my church. It wasn’t long before I started playing in punk bands, jazz groups, and youth orchestras. I moved to the Midwest to study music at Northern Illinois University, and eventually went on to earn a master's degree at DePaul University. The Chicago music scene has provided me countless opportunities to play

About Lucas

Looking for an experienced teacher to help you stay focused, motivated and improving in your drumming? I hope to be that teacher! I have multiple music degrees, a long performance resume, and 13 years of teaching experience. I’ve taught everyone from 4-year-olds to college music majors and adults,

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Melissa
My 6 year old son loves learning from Lucas! Lessons are fun and personable.
Candice
My high school son has taken lessons from Lucas Gillan for the past three years and has grown musically under his instruction. Lucas brings much expertise and motivation to each lesson, I highly recommend Lucas for percussion lessons!
Megan
Lucas rocks! He was my daughters teacher for an amazing 5 years. She learned so much from him. From rock, jazz, tenor drum in high school marching band, to snare drum in a famous Chicago bagpipe band. He’s very patient and very gifted. We miss having him in our home, felt like a family member.
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Douglas O.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Winner Of Sponsor The Bands Contest from Blues Review Magazine
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BS Communications/Radio Television Production from Ohio University
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Douglas O.

9 Reviews
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Drum Set: Jazz, Blues, Rock, Pop, Country Western and World Music.

About Douglas

Originally from New York City, I started playing drums when I was 10 years old and studied with studio/Broadway drummer Roger Mancuso. After graduating from Ohio University, I studied and was managed by the famous studio drummer/author Gary Chester. As a full-time working musician I have played on

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Gayle
Great lessons. Works well with my daughter. She is having a great time learning from Douglas.
Sebastian
My son is three lessons in with Doug. He has enjoyed them. Doug explains things to him, jokes around with him, and keeps the lessons fun. He understands that my son is a beginner and focuses the lessons accordingly. We are pleased with the instruction.
Nick D.
We are very pleased with our son's first lesson - Doug is very patient and very well versed on the drums.
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Bobby C.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Arts Administration (music emphsis) & Minor in Orchestral Music from Westminster College
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Bobby C.

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Hey everyone! My name is Bobby, I'm a 30-year-old Salt Lake native. I studied at Westminster College and have a minor in Orchestral percussion.

I've been teaching for over 7 years both young and old students and I'm looking to teach beginner/intermediate drum students.

I focus on teaching students to learn how to read drum music, drum kit, beats, fills, songs, and rudiments.

Thank you so much for looking!

About Bobby

A drummer from Salt Lake City, Utah. I have worked with numerous bands and have recorded with artists all over the western coast of the U.S. I graduated in 2014 from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah with a minor in Orchestral Percussion. I can teach students how to read drum sheet mu

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Lucaus C.
Bobby is amazing and accomplished. The kindness and encouragement he has shown my son is unparalleled. We will be continuing our lessons with him! Thanks man!
Nathan
Bobby's a very enthusiastic, friendly, knowledgeable drummer who also knows how to teach well. Often times musicians don't always know how to teach their craft, talented as they may be, but Bobby certainly knows both how to play and how to teach. I'd recommend him to anyone wanting to learn or brush up on their drumming skills.
Matt R.
Bobby has a wealth of knowledge and passion about music and can help you learn how to play your favorite songs on drums from any genre (alternative, indie, pop, hip-hop, jazz, classic rock, dance and more). 2 months ago, I knew nothing about drums, and in just 9 lessons so far I can now play a handful of songs and grooves. I learn so much each lesson, and Bobby does everything he can to help me succeed. I highly recommend Bobby.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Rio Verde, AZ

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Rio Verde is $66. 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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"Wow! For someone who was completely new to drums and understanding rhythm , Ross was absolutely perfect for what I needed. His attention to detail shows just how knowledgable he is of his craft, and makes hard matters easy to understand! (even a 6 year old could understand him)

His professionalism strives even through online classes, because he's so keen on making sure you understand the context.

Would HIGHLY recommend!"
Sandra
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"Murray P is my new Dude! He was a pleasure to talk with, and learn from just on our first lesson! I look forward to working with him to develop my drumming skills in the near future."
Kenneth
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"I had the pleasure of being one of Perry's first students back in the olden days.
I took 4-5 years of private lessons with Perry during my middle school and high school years. Perry opened my eyes to all genres of music and stressed the importance of being familiar with all styles. His instruction helped me land professional gigs in jazz, funk, blues, rock and world fusion. I will forever be in debt to Perry for his passion and knowledge of music he bestowed on me. Perry teaches from a different perspective and I always felt like he was a friend too. This review should have been written over 20 years ago, but you know.....Thanks Perry!"
Tim
Took Drum lessons from PERRY S.
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"Will was amazing. My son had so much fun and can't wait for next week."
Zane
Took Drum lessons from Will F.
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"Love the way David breaks down skill development. I feel like I'm making great progress and I enjoy the lessons provided."
Tim
Took Drum lessons from David B.
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"great teacher, my son came home so excited"
Jake
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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"Craig has been an absolutely wonderful drum teacher for my 9 year old son Griffin. He’s been his teacher for 18 months, and he is patient, fun and such a great teacher! Griffin loves having drum lessons and has grown so much with Craig’s instruction. I would highly recommend Craig!!!"
Melissa
Took Drum lessons from Craig H.
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"Erasmo is very patient with my 9 year old who had stopped his drums lessons for about a year and his technique of teaching is different from the previous teacher as in he's touching up on more basic techniques and working on fundamentals in addition to just practicing some songs every class. I think in the long run my son will benefit from that."
Sachin
Took Drum lessons from Erasmo R.
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"He is amazing! Pack full of knowledge! He is passionate about giving you a strong foundation to build on. Very fun and very easy going! Drum lesson day is the day I look forward to and it won't come soon enough."
Christina
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Very good with my son. He opened up more to her during the first lesson than in 3 months with his previous instructor."
Gage
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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