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Alex H.

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Sacramento, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 6 to 60
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Sacramento
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Alex H.

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I've taken private drum and piano lessons myself, which has given me a great understanding of all musical areas with a strong focus on rhythm. I've played a lot of different kinds of gigs in a lot of different locations and settings, including Spain and New York. I've been teaching since 2012. When I teach, I try to tailor my lessons to each individual student. If the student is willing to work hard to improve, I'm willing to work just as hard to keep the student improving.

Students will learn their favorite songs with music and by ear. Studio days are available to record the students performing the songs when ready and you get to keep the recordings to showcase your improvement!

Advanced students also welcome. I have challenges for everyone.

We can meet and talk in person before starting lessons to make sure it's a good fit. If you have any questions, feel free to ask :)

About Alex

MUSIC: My first private lessons were on piano at 8 years of age with piano lessons, I learned about he basic fundamentals of music (scales, melodies, harmonies, rhythm, time and key signatures, accidentals, etc.). After discovering that rhythms were the most interesting to me, I decided to start dru

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Sina
We’ve had a few lessons with Alex so far, at home and on line. He is really good at what he does and my children are learning a lot from him.
Colsen
Alex is patient and is able to teach accordingly to a child's level. My son is 8 years old. Alex is very experienced in teaching, he started out with basics, and moved on according to my son's ability to learn. My son learned a lot during his first lesson.
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Dana W.

Woodland, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Dana W.

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I have a Bachelor's degree from the accredited Eastman School of Music in Jazz Drum Set, which qualifies me to teach any age group or level. I have experience in many different playing situations and genres, so I can coach and give advice on most students' needs.

About Dana

Hi! My name is Dana and I am from here in Sacramento! I have been playing drums since the 6th grade, and have been rigorously studying and working on my craft since then. I went to high school at Natomas Charter School's Performing and Fine Arts Academy and went on to do my undergraduate studies at

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Will S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Will S.

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World Renowned Pro Drummer/Percussionist Will S. is now offering Drum & Percussion lessons/instruction for all ages and levels. Mr S. has performed and toured with many well known and respected Musicians in many Genres of music, including: World, Jazz, Fusion, Dub Step, Reggae, Rock, Classical , Latin , African, Middle Eastern, SE Asian , Austral-asian and much more...Mr S. offers in- house lessons at our beautiful retail shop in Johns Creek or He will travel to your home. Mr S. originally is from Brooklyn, NYC
He has been involved in teaching, workshops and school programs for the past 15 years. He has been Background Checked cleared for your own safety concerns.

About Will

Will is from a long line of World Renowned Drummers. His uncle Ed played in the Tonite show band with Johnny Carson. On his moms side, his uncles played in NYC ealry Jazz scenes in Harlem. Will himself took to the drums at the age of 7. By 13 years old he was already gigging in special events, Jazz

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Hayden
Willy is patient, knowledgeable & approachable. It can be a bit intimidating when learning from someone as talented as Willy, but my son felt completely comfortable. He's looking forward to the many future lessons to come.
Peter S.
I am pleased with the instruction which I have received and results experienced to date. I am increasing in confidence, independence, and comfort. I am further pleased with instructor availability and ability to adapt instruction to address multiple styles, genres, and concerns. I recommend Willy and am happy to serve as reference.
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Aaron C.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 1999
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Aaron C.

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We will develop solid time, technique, reading, and rudiments. To foster musicality we will focus on critical listening . We will focus on effective practicing to maximize our efforts. We will learn to apply rudiments and stickings around the drums for interesting and dynamic fills. We will play together to focus on listening and ensemble skills. We also have the ability to record our lessons for later review.

About Aaron

In a fun and engaging atmosphere we will develop the tools of musicality. I'm as comfortable with an absolute beginner as an advanced student. I've been a professional drummer and keyboardist for 17 years. The last 13 of these have been touring with Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus. I

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Laura S.
Aaron is an exceptionally talented, outstanding teacher and person! My 16-year-old son has learned so much from Aaron online already and genuinely looks forward to lessons with him every week. We highly recommend Aaron! :)
Sarah
Highly recommend. I played flute in high school (15 years ago) and am new to keyboard as a hobby. He's attuned to my level of comprehension and has been helping me master skills at a good pace. Highly proficient musician and instructor; answers all my questions and demonstrates songs/skills as we go. Has an excellent Zoom setup using multiple views, which has made remote learning a breeze. Thanks Aaron!
Kelly P.
Aaron was great with my son who is just starting out with drums. He slowed down where my son needed more support and sped up when he was gaining skills quickly. The support with recordings of the lessons and practice plan for the week is fantastic and the multiple camera views during the lesson was really helpful when showing techniques.
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Eric C.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2009
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Eric C.

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Rhythm is one of the essential elements of music. A background in drumming can help you to better understand any instrument.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Jackie L Micklewright
Eric has been very patient and accommodating of our 7 year old who is learning the ukulele. The instruction is age-appropriate and he provides a lot of positive reinforcement/feedback.
Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.
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Christian R.

31 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2008
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Christian R.

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I started studying the Drums when I was a teenager. I wanted to learn in order to improve my rhythm and timing on the guitar but I fell in love with the drums and continued private lessons and studied on my own so that I could create and record my own material. I started teaching in 2009 and have worked with over 100 students. Some of my favorite drummers are Chad Smith from RHCP's, Dave Grohl from Nirvana and Foo Fighters, Jimmy Chamberlin from Smashing Pumpkins, Roger Taylor from Queen, and many many more.
There is not just one book that will give you everything you need so I teach from a number of books by different companies like Alfred, KJOS, Hal Leonard, Railroad media, song books, to individual pieces from music notes. I also create, print, and email custom lessons created on a program in my Mac.
I use Pearl drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Roland electronic set, Sabian pad, LP cow bell and bongos, Vick Firth sticks, Tama Iron cobra double bass pedal, Evens and Remo heads.
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About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from taki

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Wade J.
Christian has been top-notch in every way I could hope for. His communication prior to and after the lesson has been stellar, taking time to prep me then follow up with thorough, well written tips and details. (It's clear that he values the student's time as much as his own, and seeks to make the experience individualized and worthwhile for those he teaches.) The lesson itself was spot-on, being well balanced in both fun and degree of challenge. Feel very fortunate to have found him!
Cayden
Christian easily connects with my teenage son. He is professional while at the same time relaxed and easy-going. He stresses the importance of learning the basics but there is no high pressure. He strives to teach music that is interesting to my son and that challenges him. He does a great job of explaining things. We are happy we chose Christian as our teacher.
Keverett H.
He is a great teacher and very patient. He provides material if requested to practice at home. Great teacher and very knowledgeable!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Citrus Heights, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Citrus Heights 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 $130 per hour.
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"Kolja is a wonderful teacher. He's very laid-back and easy-going and all around a very pleasant guy to get along with. He is also very willing to work with people in whatever desires they have for the drums. Don't get me wrong though, you're not goofing off during the lesson. He's very focused on teaching the drums well and wants to make sure you're solid in whatever it is you're learning. He has a good balance between patience and making sure you're not falling into bad habits by using poor technique repeatedly. No matter what skill level you're at, I'm positive that you have something to learn from Kolja."
Ethan
Took Drum lessons from Kolja G.
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"My son is enjoying his lessons, and is motivated to practice & play his drums again!"
Nechelle
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"I know a bit about drums myself, but wanted to find a professional instructor to teach my son. I've met a lot of teachers in San Diego who advertise that they teach a lot of different instruments and found that most of them know very little about drums and percussion (usually just basic rhythms that they learned from other instruments, and a few rudiments). Garrett on the other hand is exactly what my wife and I were looking for for our son. He specializes in drum set and percussion, is professional and very mature for his age, and an excellent teacher (I've learned a lot from the lessons as well). He gets along great with my son as well, and inspires him to practice hard throughout the week. We'll be sticking with Garrett for a very long time."
Doug
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"My 9 year old daughter started taking drum lessons about two years ago with Michael. He is the best instructor any drummer could ask for. Michael has a big enthusiasm to teach, challenging, encouraging, easy going and a sense of humor. Michael is a very experienced and professional drum teacher that possess great musical skills and techniques. He helped my daughter build her confidence that she has now. My daughter feels free to bring any kind of song style to learn and Michael helps executing it perfectly as he is very knowledgeable about the music industry.
I highly recommend Michael as an instructor for any skill level at any age!"
Blanca Lazo
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"Outstanding instructor!"
Devon
Took Drum lessons from Ronnie B.
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"Hi, I just started taking lessons and I absolutely love it! I have an excellent teacher that takes his time to show me the right techniques and fundamentals to achieve the goal of playing professional. He has great expertise and pushes me to be the best. He makes sure I understand why I need to do certain things such as rudiments and learning to read notes. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher. He's always full of energy and ready to teach me so I can go far in drumming. If your looking for a fun cool teacher full of energy who loves teaching the art of drumming Mr. Rufus is your guy! He has the passion and love for it and that motivates me and gives me that drive to keep pushing to go further in music!"
KD
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Learning from Adam was an amazing experience! He is extremely professional, welcoming and knowledgeable. His mentorship made me feel capable and confident as a musician. I’d recommend Adam to anyone."
Katherine
Took Drum lessons from Adam S.
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"Very knowledgeable and a good teacher."
Sam
Took Drum lessons from Aaron B.
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"As always, Josh was patient and attentive during the entire lesson. The lessons are progressing well and my son is clearly enjoying it more and more. Thanks!"
Casey
Took Drum lessons from Josh W.
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"Ross is a wonderful drum player, teacher and person. He is always very calm & patient. Totally recommend him."
Cioneh
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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