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Andrew G.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $50
  • Diploma Program, Performance Major, Percussion from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Andrew G.

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Fun drum lessons! I've had the pleasure of teaching hundreds of private students of all ages and skill levels for the past 21 years. I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music. I've taught master classes for the California Percussive Arts Society and the Jazz School in Berkeley. I've also taught 4th-8th grade classroom music and intro & elementary concert band and Bandworks rock ensembles for kids and adults. Additionally I've taught kindergarten and pre school music.

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About Andrew

Hi, my name is Andrew Griffin. I'm a professional drummer, drum instructor, songwriter, bandleader, and dad living in the San-Francisco bay area. I've been teaching drums for 21 years. I try to make each lesson super fun and very informative. I will use my many years of experience, working with all

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Jason Z.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $84
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jason Z.

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With over ten years’ experience playing drums/guitar and five experience performing as a professional musician, I offer a comprehensive curriculum covering foundational skills and basics as well as exploring the from kickstarting the initial creative process, to conceptualization and writing, to practicing, promoting, and performing. I offer a fun, approachable method.

About Jason

Beyond covering the basics, I offer a unique perspective of adapting flexibly to different music styles fundamentals to navigating the nuances of being a professional musician.

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Brent E.

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San Francisco, CA
Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor's in Music from Cal State East Bay
  • Teaching since 2008
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Brent E.

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I cater my lessons to fit the students needs. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an advanced drummer looking to refine your skills, I can help you along your musical journey. I play several different styles of music, and love to teach new concepts to aspiring students.

About Brent

I'm a professional pianist and drummer based in the bay area. I have been teaching for over a decade, and find great joy in helping students progress and develop a love for music. As a performer, I am active in several bands and enjoy playing a variety of musical styles. The lessons are personaliz

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Linda
Brent has been teaching my daughter drum for about 1 year now and it has been great!

I highly recommend him as a music teacher.
Gautam
My 7 year old loves music and has shown an affinity towards playing the drums! Brent has been an awesome teacher and has so much patience working with easily distracted kids. He is always encouraging my son and show him both the fun side and the more technical side of playing the drums. We look forward to continuing our lessons with Mr. Brent, and I highly recommend him to anyone looking to learn how to play the drums
Shalinee
Brent has created a wonderful learning environment for both of my kids. Although they are at very different stages of learning, Brent has been able to meet them individually where they are in their processes. Brent’s approach is calm, engaging and fun. Both kids look forward to learning more each week.

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David S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Music in Percussion Performance from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 2012
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David S.

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As a percussionist, I play a lot of different drums. Let me know what you're interested in learning and I will teach you!

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David is a Juilliard-trained percussionist and timpanist available for in-studio and in-home lessons in the New York City area. An experienced performer and teacher, he brings an exciting and collaborative approach to lessons with students of all ages.

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Very professional, organize materials according to your level and needs. best teacher.
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My 9-year-old son, Luke, who is on the spectrum (PDD-NOS) studied with David for the better part of a year and the experience was terrific. In addition to being extremely communicative and reliable, David was kind and patient. David kept Luke focused and entertained while also inviting him to think about rhythm in ways that made sense to Luke's brain. We happily traveled from Inwood to "Downtown Brooklyn" for lessons because the level of instruction was that good and, I think, Luke's progress demonstrates that. Luke was bitten by the hockey bug, so we are taking a break from percussion right now, but I wouldn't hesitate to return to David's studio should time allow in the future.

Jacob R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Texas State University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jacob R.

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I first started playing drums on pots and pans when I was a wee lad. My parents thankfully fostered my musical inhibitions and purchased an electronic pad at the of 9. I have been playing ever since, mainly self-taught, with a variety of bands performing professionally across the Texas music scene. In addition to drum kit, I am a classically trained trombone player who studied under professor Charles Hurt at Texas State. I aim to bring my performance experience and classical music education to my students, in a way that’s easy to digest and most of all, fun!

I can teach a variety of styles including rock, pop, funk, jazz, blues and metal. The progression is focused on fundamentals, technique and theory to ensure that you can apply these concepts to whatever style of music you'd like to play throughout your music journey. I also do volunteer work teaching piano and drum kit lessons with Kids in a New Groove here in Austin.

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About Jacob

I first started playing drums on pots and pans when I was a wee lad. My parents thankfully fostered my musical inhibitions and purchased an electronic pad at the of 9. I have been playing ever since with a variety of bands performing professionally across the Texas music scene. Although mainly self

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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.
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John M.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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John M.

22 Reviews
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Positive, patient and motivating, over 40 years of playing drums & percussion and over 12 years of private instruction with a wealth of music knowledge to share. Lessons are always designed to be educational, engaging & fun, combining a balance of learning notation, playing by ear & performance with other live instruments! We will find out what interests you most and get you on the drum set right away for fast results!

About John

I have 40 years of Professional drums & percussion experience and 13 years of teaching beginning and intermediate drummers by ear, performance & notation. Preforming drums has brought so much enjoyment to my life and has expanded my cognitive and creative mind more than I would have ever realized w

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Jacob
Just had my first drums lesson with John. He is great at breaking the instrument down into manageable pieces and building confidence quickly. I am very excited for future lessons!
Serena
Great instructor! Great communication
Royce M.
Best instructor ever!

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"Max brings a ton of experience in playing; he has been a very effective instructor. I am very PLEASED and highly recommend him."
Peter
Took Drum lessons from Max A.
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"Very knowledgeable and patient. My son has learned a lot in a short amount of time.
Highly recommend!"
Curtis
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Our son decided to start learning drums this year and about a year behind the other kids at school. Kevin has been able to encourage him and provide the basic fundamental instruction so that he can feel confident as he will be transitioning into the school band class soon. It is quite obvious that he genuinely cares about his students and wants the best for them. We definitely recommend this guy if your looking for someone to help you get started on the path to becoming more musically inclined :)"
Brian
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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"i can't say enough good things about Mike, Puts you at ease immediately, very supportive and patient. Seems to hone in on your pace and skill level and adjusts quickly. I have had only one drum teacher in my very short drumming career but he's an excellent one!"
Robert
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Andrew is very knowledgeable and very patient. He explains everything throughly. He communicates very well even after the lesson is over and he has left the house."
Jacob
Took Drum lessons from Andrew W.
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"I worked with Andrew for over 2 years learning the drums. Fabulous teacher! Andrew taught me technique, timing, different genres of drumming but most importantly inspired me to keep stretching in my playing. His love of music shines through his teaching."
Teresa
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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"David is a great instructor. My son is 9 and a beginner and David is very good with him."
Jacob
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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I have had many different types of music teachers through out my life and Mark is by far the best. He is very serious about helping his students do what they want to do. I had specific goals I wanted to accomplish. Mark took my goals seriously and did what he could to help me understand the techniques to be a good drummer. He broke things down in to little steps that helped me to practice on my own and figure specific drum patterns out, He gave me the tools to improve myself as a musician, Mark did not have to but he chose to put a lot of his own time in to teaching me what I wanted to learn He obviously cares about his students and takes them seriously. I highly recommend him to any future students"
Adam
Took Drum lessons from Mark G.
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"This teacher is amazing and always really helpful!

Kimberly is a great teacher. She is always prompt and ready for the lesson. If a student runs behind she makes sure to catch them up and follows up on their progress. I enjoy taking classes within the convenience of her home. She is very organized and I look forward to her lessons weekly."
Myriah
Took Drum lessons from Kimberly A.
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"Great experience so far. David has been teaching my daughter who is a beginner in Drums, so far so good. He makes sure to send us an email after classes to follow up and assign Homework. Will definitely recommend."
Brinda
Took Drum lessons from David E.
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