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Mike S.

21 Reviews
Sherman Oaks, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1976
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Mike S.

21 Reviews
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I teach reading rhythms, playing with a bend and how to groove!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of

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Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)
Leo F.
Leo loved jamming out with Michael! We can’t wait until next week. Leo was super focused and he normally has a difficult time listening, but Michael was great.
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Garrett S.

36 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $35
  • B.A. in Music (Jazz Studies) from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded 2017 Jazz Society Award from University of California, San Diego
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Garrett S.

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COVID 19 UPDATE: Currently Offering Online Lessons Via Zoom!

Garrett is a DJ, producer, drummer, educator, and business owner based in Los Angeles, and San Diego, CA. In addition to working with jazz ensembles and symphonies, he performs regularly with local pop/rock bands, and works as a freelance DJ under the moniker “Seth Vitál”. Garrett has a B.A. in Music from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied under two-time Grammy award-winning producer/arranger Kamau Kenyatta, and was awarded the university's 2017 Jazz Society Award. His performances have allowed him to open for acts such as Khalid, DJ Mustard, Schoolboy Q and Bad Suns.

In addition to performing, Garrett maintains private studios in North Hollywood and East San Diego County where he produces his own music/DJ mixes, composes for various high schools, and teaches DJing, drum set, and percussion to over 20 weekly private students. His past teaching experiences include drumlines/concert bands at ...

About Garrett

COVID 19 UPDATE: Currently Offering Online Lessons Via Zoom! Garrett is a DJ, producer, drummer, educator, and business owner based in Los Angeles, and San Diego, CA. In addition to working with jazz ensembles and symphonies, he performs regularly with local pop/rock bands, and works as a freel

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Matthew A.
Garrett, is very knowledgeable, professional, patient and thorough. He continuously checks for understanding and is enthusiastic and passionate about what he does. My son had his first lesson and is very excited and is looking forward to his future lessons!
Dillard
Garrett was patient, kind, and professional when he meet with my son virtually. I was a little worried about how the meet was going to go because it was virtual; however, he did an excellent job rearranging the camera whenever he needed to provide the appropriate angles for my son to learn.
Aakomon J.
Money and time well spent! Garrett is very knowledgeable, capable of discussing multiple DJ methods/styles, and is also great at communicating on different levels of music comprehension.

Alejandro M.

North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • AA Music Performance from Musicians Institute
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Alejandro M.

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High energy lessons with a teaching plan focused around your drumming needs!
Fun for beginners looking to test the waters and creative for drummers looking to advance their skills!
Each lesson if taken at my drum studio, can be filmed and recorded with pro audio quality. This allows students to visualize and review their lesson in great detail.
Besides using recorded footage for reviewing your lesson, it can also serve as promotional content to land your future gig!
Get the most out of your lessons! \m/

About Alejandro

I've been drumming since I was 5 years old and is what I know best! Experienced in touring nationally/internationally with rock bands and drum shows, as well as all the various types of school bands growing up (concert, jazz, marching, etc..) I currently play for The World Over, Street Drum Corps

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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Awarded one of 48 Artists selected to be nominated for the Grammies from the Grammys
  • BA in Music Composition and English from Columbia College Chicago
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Benjamin M.

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I can teach ROCK drumming and Percussion techniques. As a Composer and Professional Musician (guitar/saxophone) I also have a comprehensive understanding of poly-rhythmic studies and phrasing.

About Benjamin

Hello Future Students! Whether you want to pursue a Musical Career or simply learn how to Play your Favorite Tunes for friends and family, I am here as your Teacher and Guide. Until the current pandemic is properly assessed, I teach only through the use of Skype or Zoom. Originally from

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Bryan P.
Excellent instructor and a way cool guy. My first lesson was really informative, with so many helpful tips and techniques. Ben is a friendly, patient teacher, and I am looking forward to my next lesson!
Charlie and Cindy
We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)
Bryan K.
30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben.

Rob B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music: Performance from Roberts Wesleyan College
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Rob B.

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I'm a full time touring musician, I studied music in school for 8 years, but I can honestly say I've learned more about music through my years as a touring musician. I find great joy in sharing all the things I've learned over the years.

I like getting to know my students; their expectations and goals as an aspiring drummer, and I build my curriculum around their needs.

In my lessons you can expect to learn, and have fun!

About Rob

Have you always wanted to play the drums? Do you want to jam along your favorite tracks or play live with a band? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. I take pride in helping every student achieve their goals on thei

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Joey S.
awesome first lesson! thanks for your patience Rob!
Alex
Rob is one of the most innovative and experienced experts on Ableton Live. He knows everything from how to set up the perfect arrangement for your backing tracks to how to automate lights synced to your show.
Alex S.
First lesson with Rob was very good. He was patient, got a feel for the student level and encouraged learning and creativity. Awesome experience.
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Samuel V.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Samuel V.

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With over 20 years of drumming experience, i will help you develop your skills as a drummer wherever you are at, be it someone who has never touched a drumstick, or someone who's been playing longer than me. We all have so much to learn!

About Samuel

I am a music teacher, songwriter, and musician with over 10 years of teaching experience, and 20 years of playing drums, guitar, and singing. I am passionate about teaching music and would love to help you grow in your skill and knowledge as well. I've worked with many beginners and intermediate

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Silas
Sam is an awesome teacher. His style of teaching makes learning the music AND the theory behind it a lot of fun! One of his best abilities is that he can understand questions really well. I have a lot of long, crazy, seemingly nonsensical, confusing, rambling questions, and he is able to ANSWER them all! I am continually astounded! He's assisted me in making a lot of progress, because of that skill, and others, such as patience and articulation, and demonstration. I would recommend him.
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Sam is a fantastic drum instructor! He has the expertise to teach both beginners (like my child) and advanced students. His personality is winsome and friendly, firm yet kind. He explains music theory in an extremely accessible way - convincing his student why the theory “stuff” makes musical expression even more fun.
Tiffany
Sam is an amazing teacher! He’s so easy going (so my kids feel comfortable, able to ask questions and ask for input). This is great for confidence building! He’s also extremely knowledgeable and able to inspire the creative artist within your child. He gives concrete, helpful instructions on how to improve and practice each week. My kids always have a plan for their week which makes improvement a no-brainer. My kids have improved by leaps and bounds since taking lessons from Sam. They love the skill and artistry they are attaining and love their lessons from Sam. Great guy, great teacher. You will not be disappointed!!!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Glendale, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Glendale 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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$53 average
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"friendly ,clear, motivating instruction. Joe was exactly what we were looking for as a drum teacher for our daughter. She loved it."
Marna
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"Always an awesome lesson with Athan!"
Jason Miazza
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"A great experience! I have been learning with Corey for about two months, and am already improving. I am a guitar player with some basic drumming experience. I was looking to finally get to the next level so I could record my own drum beats (also drumming always looked like a lot of fun!), and Corey is helping me to achieve this. He is a talented drummer himself, and was able to quickly assess my playing level so we could start building on it. He has a great eye and ear for issues with my technique and always has an exercise to address them. In a short time I have experienced significant improvement, playing some more creative drum patterns, and am looking forward to continuing.
A lot of fun, very fulfilling, great instructor! Highly recommended!"
Alex
Took Drum lessons from Corey D.
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"I learned so much! He is a great teacher, super relaxed and friendly. Would recommend to anyone looking to gain some great drum knowledge :)"
Paul
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Kevin is great with kids and inspiring his students to dive into the music while having fun learning."
Jaska
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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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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"Excellent!

I started learning drums from Colin starting June 2013. I am a beginner and Colin was my first drum teacher.

I really liked the way Colin provided step by step guidance. He has great patience when it comes to work with beginner like me. I am really glad I learnt under his guidance. He was very encouraging which is really helpful especially at the beginning.

Colin teaches how to do and play things right. I learnt really cool beats from him in my first set of lessons. Overall it was fun experience.

I would definitely recommend Colin.

And thanks a ton to Colin for being such an excellent instructor..."
Ritesh
Took Drum lessons from Colin M.
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"I have been working with Brandon since late November 2019. I am new to drumming and having a drum teacher who is willing to come to your house to teach you on YOUR equipment. I find this to be not just convenient, but very helpful in that I find I can retain what Brandon is teaching me each lesson. Brandon is very friendly, capable and knowledgable. He has patience and never ever gets frustrated, in fact his positive reenforcement builds my confidence and keeps me engaged to continue to learn. As many folks new to drumming want to do, I wanted to 'just learn songs' and while Brandon would have done this he explained the foundational need to get the sticking, timing and coordination foundation so that we can get to my goals!

I recommend Brandon very highly. He is a nice person as well as great drum teacher. He will NOT disappoint!"
Jeff Z - Durham CT
Took Drum lessons from Brandon T.
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"Best drumming instructor ever: funny, patient, knowledgeable, and great with kids! My 9-year-old looks forward to his lessons every week."
Audra
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Within the first lesson it was obvious how much Scott is passionate about playing music and helping other musicians succeed. What I really liked about Scott was that he didn't beat around the bush when it came to finding areas that I could improve upon, but in the same respect, he made sure he celebrated the successes and progress being made. That's the kind of teacher that can motivate someone to improve and feel fulfilled after the hard work being put into a craft. I unfortunately had to stop taking lessons due to outside circumstances and if I got the opportunity I would take more lessons with Scott."
Josh
Took Drum lessons from Scott W.
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