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Athan G.

66 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Athan G.

66 Reviews
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I have taught drums for eight years, and strive to provide each student with exactly what they need to excel. I have extensive training, both from CSUN as a Jazz Performance major and performing around the world in various groups. From basic technique, to advanced technical and musical studies, my wealth of knowledge and experience will help you improve immensely. I teach based on each individual student in order to provide you with the best and most fun learning experience.

About Athan

Hello potential students! I have been teaching music for over eight years, and love teaching as much as music itself. As someone who started late (began drumming at age 16), and quickly progressed from complete (i.e. terrible) beginner to studying at nationally ranked CSU Northridge's jazz program,

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Wesley
My son absolutely LOVES Athan!
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Susan
Athan is a terrific person, a great role model for my 13 year old son and is a great teacher. My son has learned tons in just 30 minutes a week. At this age, the teacher can really make or break a hobby and thankfully Athan has kept my son engaged and excited.

Vir M.

3 Reviews
Topanga, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Best Bay Area World Music Band from S.F. Weekley
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Vir M.

3 Reviews
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I have a Drumset at my studio and can get you started with the rudiments and basic drumming skills.

About Vir

I am a graduate of U.C. Berkeley.;I have been teaching and performing music for over 15 years. I have toured the United States and other countries playing many types of music. I play Guitar and Bass, Drums, Keys and Sing   I teach in a fun style that emphasizes the students creativity.  Styles rang

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Karen T.
Although I only had 1 lesson with him so far, I can say he's a very good teacher and I had fun.
caroline S.
Vir is a gifted teacher. He has taught my son guitar for more than a year. He meets my son where ever he's at in his practice, attention and interests with calm, skilled focus and intention . Vir's background as performing musician infuses his teaching with an enthusiasm and creativity of practicing his teaching. We are truly grateful for Vir.
Alexander S.
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Vir is beyond your typical vocal coach. He was a huge help on things like pitch accuracy and phrasing, but more than anything, his focus on getting me to tap into and harness my inner power has already paid huge dividends in my recordings and performances. Further, Vir is an amazing person to know and his home-studio in Berkeley is magnificent!

David C.

Torrance, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David C.

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Taught at Berklee College of Music for several years.My students have toured and recorded with Chali 2na, Beyoncé, Everclear, Marcus Miller, Brian McKnight and more. My diverse teaching and playing experiences have equipped me with the tools to provide students a rich learning experience. All styl

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Itamar S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Bachelor's degree in Jazz and Contemporary music from The New School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Itamar S.

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My name is Itamar and I would love to help you become a better drummer! I have been playing the drums for past 16 years in a variety of musical configurations. I have played in venues throughout the world, including Mezzrow Jazz Club (NYC), Internationales Jazzfestival Bern (Bern Switzerland, and Beit Hamudim (Israel) among many others. I also hold a BM in drum performance from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York City. I work with the student to develop a lesson plan tailored to their individual interests and ensure they get as much as possible out of each lesson.

About Itamar

My name is Itamar and I would love to help you become a better drummer! I have been playing the drums for past 16 years in a variety of musical configurations. I have played in venues throughout the world, including Mezzrow Jazz Club (NYC), Internationales Jazzfestival Bern (Bern Switzerland, and B

David P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Awarded Woody Herman Jazz Award from Franklin High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Anthony F.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Cantonese
  • Awarded Angel City Jazz Grant Recipient from Los Angeles Jazz Society
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Anthony F.

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Drums are the heartbeat of any musical situation. The way the drum-set is laid out makes it easy to feel how music works and fits together. In our lessons we'll be sure to cover the basics of hand technique, rhythm, melody and theory to ensure a solid foundation to build upon. Concepts are taught through the use of various method books in addition to listening exercises, ensuring a well-rounded approach to becoming a great musician.

About Anthony

Anthony is a drummer, educator and composer based in Los Angeles. He studied at Berklee of Music for his (B.M.) and Thelonious Monk Institute at UCLA for his (M.M.) He performs professionally and has experience teaching a wide variety of music genres including Jazz, Funk, Rock, Afro-Cuban and P

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Isaac
Not many world-class musicians are also great teachers. They either aren’t humble enough or never took the time to learn how to explain what they do. Anthony Fung is a true exception. As a lifelong fan of the drum set but someone who was always too intimidated to learn, I tried many teachers in-person & online and walked away feeling confused more often than not. Anthony was the teacher who changed that.

I first discovered Anthony’s drumming hearing him at the Newport Jazz Festival playing the drums with Grammy Winner and virtuoso pianist Danilo Pérez. Never have I been more blown away by hearing a musician live. He was in his early 20s at the time and had all the signs of someone with a special gift who would go very far in the music world. The drumming spoke for itself.

Then, later that day, he taught a drum clinic for hundreds of under-privileged high school students and adults that had the room buzzing. I saw the profound difference in the students’ playing immediately. And it became clear why people all over the world contract Anthony for his teaching.

We kept in touch over the years and I took lessons whenever I was in Los Angles at his studio. After the first lesson, I found I had already learned more facility at the drum set than from years of slogging through method books and teachers who didn’t know what they were doing.

Since the beginning of this year, I have switched over to weekly online lessons, which I found to be just as effective as in-person studies. We are now studying advanced concepts and exercises for developing technical facility and versatility as a drummer in the 21st century (and I played my first gig on the drums!). I feel truly fortunate to be able to take lessons with one of the world’s greatest drummers. No matter what genre you play, and whether you’re a complete beginner or advanced drummer, I know you’ll benefit immensely from Anthony’s experience, world-class artistry, and personable approach.
Sarah
My nephew takes lessons with Anthony and he wanted to play like Travis Barker. He learned how to play All The Small Things and Adam’s song with Anthony, and he sounds great!
Alex Hahn
Anthony is a tremendous teacher who does a great job sharing his passion for music. He has amazing experience and has thoroughly studied many different genres. I highly recommend studying with him to take your musicianship to the next level!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Burbank, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Burbank 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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"We Love Love Love Ray. My son is 8 years old. He is a beginner at drums and had his first lesson today at Rays (wonderful!) little studio with two drum sets in it. Ray started with a simple rhythm that my son had to copy and they practiced it together a couple of times. Then Ray showed him what that rhythm looked like, written down on paper and how you can read the notes so you can play it (anything) again. Then they both put headphones on and played the same rhythm along with a song of (in this case) Michael Jackson, picking up the tempo. This made it all the more fun, because my son felt like he was already actually making some real music!
My son loved his first class with Ray and I am very happy too. Ray is structured, has loads and loads of enthusiasm and is very skilled. On top of that he knows how to teach! We can’t wait untill his next class."
Max
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"My husband and I were hesitant to go with Garrett at first because he looked too young (he's 22), but it turns out he's one of the most professional people we've meet. He's great with our son and daughter, very knowledgeable with the drums, and talented at his craft. His studio is also very comfortable. I would highly recommend him to anyone."
Ana
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"My son’s first lesson went really well! Mr. Charles was really accommodating - as we were running late and he patiently waited and completed our full first session. My son is already looking to his next lesson."
Kenyatta
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"Best Drums Teacher

Sheri is the best teacher I have ever had. She makes everything easy to learn. I have been taking drums lesson with Sheri for more than one year and I have never been disappointed of any of her lessons. Thank you Sheri !"
luisa
Took Drum lessons from Sheri L.
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"Patrick teaches my 14 year old daughter drums and is so amazing with her! Kept her engaged and advancing even on a virtual platform, and listened to her preferences but still brought great ideas and direction to each lesson."
Sarah
Took Drum lessons from Patrick D.
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"Alexa is really organized and very efficient as a teacher. She's also immensely talented as a drummer/musician. You can't go wrong taking lessons from her!"
Aaron
Took Drum lessons from Alexa B.
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"He is very patient and positive."
Ryder
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"Anthony is a very informative and skilled teacher! Presents information in a way that is easy to absorb and practice. Teaches concepts that translate out of the practice room! I I highly recommend him! Well worth the money!"
Anton Peterson
Took Drum lessons from Anthony F.
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"A very accommodating, experienced, and easy going teacher. Would definitely recommend!"
David
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Our son has never played in a marching band before but is interested in playing in the marching band when he attends college in July so we were specifically looking for an instructor who had marching band experience to teach our son since he's never participated in the marching band in high school. We saw Mr. Stewart's profile and decided to have him work with our son. That was the BEST decision that we could have ever made. We have been nothing but impressed with Mr. Stewart. He definitely has the gift of teaching and he is very patient, knowledgeable, and he challenges our son to get better by giving him homework after each session. Our son absolutely LOVES Mr. Stewart and he is always excited for each lesson and to practice what Mr. Stewart has taught him. Our son went from not playing in the marching band at all in high school to making his college band and receiving a scholarship all thanks to Mr. Stewart. We are very grateful for his outstanding teaching and we would definitely recommend Mr. Stewart 100%."
Melanie
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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