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Popular Drum Teachers in Apple Valley, CA

Dale V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded UIL Solo and Ensemble - snare solo (freshmen year) from dalevincentmusic@gmail.com
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
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Dale V.

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Musicians Institute Alum! From growing up drumming behind an amazing band onstage at church, marching around the field on drum line all 4 years of High school, marching drum corps after high school, to playing gigs from coast to coast, learning from LEGENDS at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA, to current day music production and performances....I’m your guy, and have a serious passion for music, and more specifically drums !

About Dale

Drummer of 24 years, started in church worship band at age 7. Drum line all 4 years of high school, drum line captain senior year, marched one year of Drum Corps after high school (DCI). Played in a pop punk band from 2002-2007 here on San Antonio touring from Texas to Florida and back, also from

Benk Joseph W.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Indonesian, Taiwanese, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 to 80
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Benk Joseph W.

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a new method for learning drum and able to play with song.

About Benk Joseph

My teaching experience dates back to my college days, as I began teaching private lessons part time 15 years ago, and have been consistently teaching private include in Yamaha Music School. Encouraging regular practice on a consistent schedule is one of the key points I like to emphasize for younge

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Norm
Easy to get along with. He started the lesson as soon as he walked in the door, very detailed oriented teacher. His style of teaching is very easy to understand especially in my case with no drum lesson experience.
Cristina M.
I'm so glad to find Joseph as my daughter drum teacher.He's an excellent and professional teacher.He makes it so entertaining whenever he teach.He's a great teacher.Home tutoring make it easy to schedule a lesson .
Krystal B.
Our son loves his Drum lessons.

Benk is very flexible, affordable and our son took to him very well. He even records what he has learned each week so we both can keep track of his progress. He is much more affordable then other drum teachers or studio's in the area, and even will come to your home.
If you are looking for a GREAT Teacher you should take some time to talk to Benk.

David P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Associates Degree-Jazz Performance, B.A. Psychology Continuing Ed. Clinical and Counseling Psychologhy from University of The Art, Temple University, Chestnut Hill College
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
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David P.

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I teach various styles of music including, jazz, fusion, funk, latin,and rock. I teach rudiments and classical drum technique utilizing various method books in order to facilitate proper technique, coordination,chart reading, and overall musicianship.

About David

I teach children, adolescents , and adults. I have also worked with special needs populations for many years in a variety of settings. I am very patient adept and compassionate. I am also very skilled at my instrument as I studied music at the University Level. My goals are to combine my experience

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Jenifer
David explains things in a manner that I could easily understand. He was calm, patient, and respectful of skill level.
J M.
Awesome teacher! Not just a great drummer, but patient and articulate. He was really able to help me understand and execute in ways I never could before. Seems like he would also be great with kids...super patient and encouraging!
Janna R.
David is a very skilled drummer and a very enthusiastic teacher. In lessons, he seems to like to split time between practicing rudiments and learning to play different rhythms on the set. He is also exceptionally patient and supportive with my 9-year-old, highly distractible daughter. David is very positive, pointing out things that are going well and interesting rhythms that they discover. I am really glad we found David--he is an excellent teacher and I love watching my daughter learn so much about music!

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Tara G.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Tara G.

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With over 15 years of performance experience and over 5 years of teaching I am well versed in different teaching and playing styles. I work with students of all ages and levels and adapt my lessons to fit with the student's needs, goals, and learning styles. I teach both classical snare as well as full kit in various styles

About Tara

Hi! My name is Tara. I have been playing drums for over 15 years and have performed with various groups including: concert bands, jazz ensembles, marching groups, and musical orchestras. I teach all styles and adapt my lesson plans based on your goals and experiences. I love to make jokes and will

John L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • AAS - Music Business from SUNY Orange
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John L.

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Do you want to play the drums? That's why you're here, and that's why I'm here. You will learn how to play the drums with the correct technique, learn limb independence (fancy phrase that just means learning how to use both hands and both feet to play drums), and you will learn basic drum beats and drum fills.

Intermediate students will learn notation, style, fills, and how to play idiomatically for whatever music you desire to play.

About John

John L has been teaching music in schools since 2011 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, or his home. John L has helped his students in school play the guitar, drums, bass, piano, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and percussion. John has has three degrees - A

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Cassie B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cassie B.

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Cassie Baker is a writing, performing and teaching musician based in Austin, Texas. When she’s not performing with her band Stretch Panic, entertaining groups of children with Mystic Drumz, or gigging for hire, she spends her time teaching out of her home studio in North Austin.

Cassie received her first drum set at age 10, when her parents grew tired of her beating the pots and pans in the kitchen. Since then, she has not put the sticks down.

Throughout her education, Cassie participated in state-wide percussion competitions, led her school’s drumline, and attended summer music camps at University of North Texas and the local community college. She also coached the younger students in her school’s music program through their own auditions and competitions. Her training instilled a solid foundation of hand technique, reading and composition, and musical versatility.

Today, with 22 years of experience, Cassie uses these skills to educate and inspire her students of all levels

About Cassie

Howdy! My name is Cassie and I've been teaching private lessons full time since January 2019. I have loved every second of it!. Piano/Ukulele/Guitar: I take on a playful approach to music, turning instruments into friends and notes into stories. Students will learn the foundations of music a

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Saraya
So talented!
beauXjames
From day one, Cassie has not only been enthusiastic about music, but also about creating a relationship with my daughter. I can visibly see progress in my daughter's understanding of rhythm in what we listen to and she loves to create games around the subject. We look forward to an ongoing relationship with Cassie.
Erin
We love Cassie! My son, who struggles to focus, loves his time with her...from learning rudiments to playing the music that HE loves. She’s a fantastic drummer AND teacher!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Apple Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Apple Valley is $64. 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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45 min
$52 average
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$64 average

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"Carmen is top notch! She has been teaching our children for five years, and has been extraordinary all the way. It began when she personally delivered a used drum set to our home that she hand selected for us. Then it continues with her high energy and motivational techniques to make the lessons fun - yet challenging and exciting as well. Technology is engaged to maintain the experience at home.

Carmen's communication is second to none as well. We often work during the lessons and a sitter drives the kids to their lessons. Carmen makes sure to follow up with us (when needed) regarding lesson plans, areas to improve, and even readiness for future tasks. In a word - amazing!

We are so grateful to have Carmen as the person to foster in our children a lifelong love of music and an eagerness to learn about it. Thanks, Carmen!"
Kay D.
Took Drum lessons from Carmen C.
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"Rufus is an amazing instructor! He connects and encourages, with high expectations and great results. Our daughter has shown significant progress and now has the confidence to join her high school band."
Cindy
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Thank you James! I was not that good with music growing up. Drums and guitar looks so complicated and I was interested. He is very patience. I don't have good rhythm with music! After getting 1 or 2 beats right i was excited! Practice and lessons make Perfect?? I hope so! ""
Layla
Took Drum lessons from James S.
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"Jacob was always so respectful and kind. Great listener and seemed to genuinely desire to find ways to connect with our foster daughter. She is not easy to motivate and he still gave his best."
April
Took Drum lessons from Jacob R.
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"Evan is an experienced musician who translates his expertise really well to aspiring drummers. He's super calm and patient which makes lessons fun. He supports students at whatever level they're at vs. excessively pushing. Highly recommend!"
Gary
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"WOW! My nephew was so inspired and excited after his first drum lesson with Alexa! She is so professional and knowledgeable ... and made the lesson so much fun! I wholeheartedly recommend her!"
Yasmin
Took Drum lessons from Alexa B.
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"Kerry introduced the basics to my daughter. I could see improvement every
week. She loved going to lessons with Kerry."
James
Took Drum lessons from Kerry K.
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"David taught me since 2011. He is the most handsome, serious, responsible teacher I ever had. He helped me become a well-round musician rather than just a percussion player. To be honest, he is the most suitable teacher for me."
Shiqi
Took Drum lessons from David R.
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"Brent has been a great and patient teacher for our son. Our son started learning drums with Brent when he was 5, and we have been working with Brent for a year. Today our son has started reading music and also can hold a pretty complex beat (for a 6 year old) for at least some time! Thanks Brent!"
Anand
Took Drum lessons from Brent E.
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"Casey is professional and makes learing easy and fun.

Casey is an amazing teacher. I have ZERO musical talent and Casey had me playing songs within a week. He makes learning fun and very easy. He is very knowledgeable not to mention a pretty sick drummer.
I started taking drum lessons just to check it out... and I keep coming back to learn more.
If you want a very relaxed and good time while learning to play. Casey is your guy."
Joe
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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