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Christopher H.

5 Reviews
Elk Grove, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christopher H.

5 Reviews
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Want to start playing all of your favorite songs quickly and easily? Looking for a teacher who understands what YOU want and what YOUR goals are? Want someone easy to get along with, friendly, and who makes lessons FUN? Then look no further! I am an experienced music teacher with numerous students and I specialize in helping you achieve your goals as fast as possible. No matter the style, age, skill level or temperament of the student, I guarantee I can help you grow as a musician and greatly improve your skillset! Send me a message and let's talk about what YOU want from music lessons!

About Christopher

Hello! My name is Chris and I am a professional musician and music instructor! I have taught music since 2012 and graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Commercial Music from William Jessup University, where I learned composition, singing, instrumentation, theory, ear training, recording and

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Ajanae W.
Tonight my granddaughter had her very first lesson with Christopher, and we can truly say, we are not disappointed. He made her feel not only comfortable but confident and me, as her grandmother, heard sounds I have never heard. I believe that her dream to sing and to sing well will be realized with Christopher. Thanks for not only your professionalism but your kindness and passion for the art.
Ansley
My daughters, 9 and 12, just started piano lessons with Chris. They have had lessons in the past and were so pleased with their new teacher. My 12 year-old is especially shy, and she warmed right up to him. We are really looking forward to Chris coming for weekly lessons.
Dallas
He was very friendly and encouraging. Made the lesson fun. My grandson did not want to take lessons, but after meeting with Christopher is excited for next weeks lesson. Thank you Christopher!

Alan P.

7 Reviews
Roseville, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Business Administration from Cypress College
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Alan P.

7 Reviews
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Quality music lessons in a fun environment. I base my curriculum around my student's goals and interests.

About Alan

I have been around music my whole life and have been teaching music lessons for 10 years. My passion for music is matched only by my passion for teaching and seeing my students succeed. Alongside teaching, I enjoy performing and writing original music.

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Liam T.
Alan was awesome! My son needed some last minute lessons before an upcoming concert he was performing in. Alan helped him fine tune his part and gave him the confidence he needed. My son is now excited for the concert and can't wait to show everyone his talent!
Arianna P.
He's a great instructor and he's very good with children.
Cristiana
I took guitar lessons with Alan for two years. Now my sons take piano, guitar, and drum lessons with him. I would recommend him because he is patient, very knowledgeable, and is a good teacher.
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Gabriel C.

9 Reviews
Carmichael, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded CBDA All-State Jazz Band 2015 from CBDA
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Gabriel C.

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I have been playing drums for more than 10 years and have been teaching for more than 3. Throughout that time, I have played across the country in New York City and even in Japan. I am currently a Jazz Studies Major at Sacramento State University. My goal is to make every student a well-rounded drummer who knows whats going on when they are in any type of musical situation. My favorite style to play is jazz, but I am well-rounded in all other styles such as rock, Latin, blues, funk, and country.

In my lessons, I base the material on the student depending on how advanced they are. If the student is just starting out, I will teach them the basics such as holding the drumsticks properly, basic rudiments, reading rhythms, learning about the hardware, and so on.

If you have any questions, don't be afraid to ask :D

About Gabriel

I started playing drums when I was in second grade and formed a band with my 2 older brothers who played bass and guitar. It was something to do when we younger but when I got into high school, I took playing drums a lot more seriously. I was in a very competitive marching band playing bass drum an

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Anna M.
Excellent. Great teacher.
Holly R.
My 11 year old son loves lessons with Gabriel. He is very knowledgeable and has taught him new things and keeps him motivated. He is very polite and punctual.
Krishh B.
We are very pleased with Gabriel. He is very good with my son!

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Emerson W.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Associates of Arts in Performance (Drums) from Musician's Institute
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Emerson W.

8 Reviews
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I want to make sure my students have a good time learning drums but I also want to make sure they learn a lot..! I always make sure to ask my students what they want to learn and what their favorite music is... after that, I figure out what type of lessons to plan out.

About Emerson

Thanks so much for your interest in starting music lessons with me. I’m so excited to share my passion for music with you! As Lao Tzu said: “Music in the soul can be heard by the universe." Lesson details: My main goal as a teacher is to help my students reach their goals. If my student wa

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Rob S.
Emerson is awesome! The first lesson was great and I look forward to working with him on improving my guitar technique.
Eoghan
Emerson is super patient and a great teacher!
Marla Robbins
I enjoyed the learning process; I just hope my short fingers will stretch & curve in order to play the strings properly!

Nathan D.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Nathan D.

9 Reviews
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Do you have two left arms and two left feet (or two rights of each if you're left-handed), and have no idea how to coordinate behind your drumset?

Do you want to be able to accurately listen to a song and "play it" on your steering wheel as you drive?

Do you constantly have trouble maintaining speed, slowing down or speeding up for no reason?

How about wanting to go all-out and learning those crazy double-bass parts and snare rolls popular in today's extreme metal?

I require a practice pad for lessons to learn rudiments and coordination techniques, even if it's just a mouse pad taped to a heavy book to start with. If you continue taking lessons, I can recommend the best practice pad for you.

I typically will teach and write drums using a combination of tablature and standard sheet music. Tablature a simple set of lines and X marks that are much easier to read, and once learned will instantly give you access to thousands of songs.

You'll learn how to keep time with ...

About Nathan

Hello! My name is Nathan, but you can also call me Nate or Nay. I have played guitar, bass, and drums for over twenty years. I also sing, play piano, and play several wind instruments. I compose music, and I have been involved in numerous live performance bands and recording studio proj

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Karen
Nathan is an excellent teacher. He is very clear in his explanations and helped me to better understand guitar chords, strumming patterns and fingering. He gave me several exercises to work on in the coming weeks. I am looking forward to my next class.
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Brian S.
Great lesson. Look forward to next week.
Gavin
Excellent. Friendly and met my son where he’s at!
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Granville M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Granville M.

4 Reviews
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With private teaching experience and a degree in Jazz Composition & Professional Music from Berklee College of Music, Granville adopts the teaching methods of the accomplished performers and educators who instructed him, such as the late Joe Morello(Dave Brubeck), Terri Lyne Carrington (Grammy Award winning artist), Dave DiCenso(Hiromi, Josh Groban) among others.

Granville's curriculum centers on the building blocks; great technique to empower flexibility in his students. He uses methods perfected by Alan Dawson (The Rudimental Ritual), Gary Chaffee (Odd Time Stickings), Sanford A. Moeller (The Moeller Technique), and other great teachers while employing methods he has found successful through his years of teaching.When necessary, music theory elements are employed to teach song form, dynamics and overall musicianship.

Granville is also a composer, producer and touring artist which will aid in creating focused progress if and when the decision to grow in a career direction is ...

About Granville

I operate in the music arena as a touring musician; a Music Director for musicals, jazz ensembles and choirs; a composer & songwriter; a band teacher at my local elementary school, a private instructor and a producer with a degree in Jazz Composition and Professional Music from Berklee College of M

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Jose G.
Absolutely phenomenal person!
Taught me some key things that immediately helped me out - highly recommend!
Kashy
Granville is an excellent teacher ! He is a able to teach technique to my 3 year old in a way that he instantly gets it. The vast array of instruments he has available for my son to experience is a musical playground!
Raphael
Great lesson with Granville! Very insightful and patient teacher and the lesson was a great mix of technique and playing. Very much looking forward to the next lessons.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Elk Grove, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Elk Grove is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $160 per hour.
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$42 average
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$55 average
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$68 average

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"Murray is an excellent teacher, musician and all 'round good guy. He is very adept at understanding your deficiencies and giving you the right tools to improve. His positive attitude is contagious!"
- Greg Emerson
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"As an older beginner, I appreciate Keith's patience and attention to detail. It is key to help get good technique early on in the learning process."
- Brian
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
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"He continues to be extremely patient and awesome. My boys are learning so much and really enjoy playing with Jason."
- Travis
Took Drum lessons from Jason T.
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"After having taken some lessons online with various instructors, it is clear to me that Clément has been my best experience. Learning drums online was never easy but I am very busy so that's my only option, and he made sure that I always understood him clearly, sent me some exercises to practice after classes and always encouraged me and made me believe in myself. Still take lessons to this day and now I have my own band ! Thanks Clem :) !!"
- Florence
Took Drum lessons from Clement L.
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"Michael has been a great teacher,always positive and encouraging."
- William
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Kevin is an enthusiastic and professional teacher! He has built up my son's confidence, and given him opportunities to perform and hone his percussion skills. I highly recommend Kevin!"
- Kristin
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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"shares super good information on what you need to work on."
- Jennifer
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"First lesson was tonight, with my 3yr old son. His attention span was 20 minutes max, but Daniel was very patient with him!"
- Damien
Took Drum lessons from Daniel R.
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"Jimmy is the best instructor ever!! I went into playing drums not really having any knowledge of music what so ever. I have been playing for 7 months now and I have learned so much. He is so encouraging and is always giving you positive feedback on how your doing and it makes you feel good about yourself and how you play. I am always learning new things about my instrument and how important my roll as a musician is no matter who I am playing with or for. With Jimmy the lessons might be once a week but he is always there no matter what day or time to help you out with any questions you may have. He is the best there is no one else like him!!! Every lesson is fun and I look forward to going every week!!"
- Nicole
Took Drum lessons from James R.
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"A rare gem!

I am blown away every week with how engaged and enthused my 7 year old is while under Murray's instruction. His style and technique are clearly adapted to the benefit of the individual student and his professionalism is a breath of fresh air. My child is having so much fun and is thriving in his drumming lesson. We recommend Mr Piper 150 % !"
- ADESUWA
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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