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Popular Drum Teachers in Hawthorne, CA

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Francisco P.

6 Reviews
Tarzana, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Francisco P.

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Drums is my primary instrument, the one I chose to follow as a career in music. Drums make us dance, make us smile, and they are simply extremely fun to play. The most important thing I focus on is in playing music with the drums. There is nothing more rewarding and fun than playing with and for other people. Whether you are interested in learning how to play your favorite pop or rock song or a jazz standard, I can teach you what makes drumming unique in each style, and what you will need to know to express yourself in the instrument.

About Francisco

I was born in Argentina. I began playing bass when I was ten years old, while my younger brother began playing drums. I started taking bass classes, and also formed several bands as a bass player, although the drums had always been sounding in the back of my head. After listening to Tool’s Danny Ca

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Rebecca
Francisco gave lessons to my 5-year-old daughter. He was patient and attentive, and taught at a level that she could understand while still allowing her to be challenged, but also to have fun! I absolutely recommend him as a teacher for students at any age.
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Paul
Francisco is a patient and thorough drum teacher. I took lessons with him for approximately a year and learned so much that I still apply today. I would still be taking lessons with him but moved away from Southern California. He tailors his lessons to your personal goals and gives you actionable steps for the week ahead but also exposes you to larger concepts to show you what's possible. I regularly left lessons with him with my mind blown feeling very excited for the new possibilities in drumming that were being opened to me. After taking lessons with Francisco I feel like I have a toolbox of skills and knowledge that I will use my whole drumming life. He is extremely passionate about his craft and takes your personal goals seriously. I'd recommend him to any drummer of any style.

Brian R.

9 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $70
  • Bachelor of Music Degree - Jazz Studies Percussion from Western Connecticut University
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian R.

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Ready to start playing the drums? I teach drum lessons to beginners, intermediate and advanced players.

About Brian

I'm a 33 year old professional musician who has been playing drums and percussion for the last 19 years. I've taught for a respected music studio in Connecticut and I continue to teach here in Los Angeles. I have played in numerous bands and toured the United States, Europe and Central America. The

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Sam
sooooooo much fun taking hand drum lessons from Brian! Ultra beginner student is me (shhh I'm getting better!). I decided to learn bongos plus the djembe ( I don't own either drum BUT he has them at his studio so it was cool )......He is very supportive when I try the exercises he shows me and no pressure to be a pro right away lol. I will keep coming to learn more and more I like the salsa stuff he showed me at lessons.......and don't worry Brian I am about to buy a set of bongos to practice at home! Cool guy - recommended!!!
Luther
This dude can play! Brian is a great teacher.. we did some hand drums and drum set for the few lessons we had together. I was new to learning music and glad I came across Brian because he is a chill guy with positive light. I felt as if I could take drums as far as I wanted with Brian as my teacher. I will be back for some more lessons when my wife lets me lol.
Jessie
Quality drum teacher. I took lessons with Brian for about a year and his teaching style is relaxed compared to other drummers I studied with. I never felt rushed with the exercises, we always went at my pace. I recommend this teacher.

Eric H.

1 Review
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, English
  • Bachelors in Jazz Performance from Cal State Long Beach
  • Awarded 36th Annual Student Music Award from Downbeat Magazine
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Eric H.

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Lessons will be catered to each student's individual needs. Whether you are just looking to have fun or are looking for more serious study, I will give you just what you need to achieve your goals.

About Eric

I am an inspired and hard-working instructor that strives to give his students the best education possible. I graduated from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music in Fall 2013 where I was a member of the top performing groups such as the Concert Jazz Orchestra and Pacific Standard Time. In my studie

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Gail
Our son Nick has really enjoyed working with Eric, since he started taking drum and bell kit lessons, since last December 2014. Eric is professional, patient, easy for our son to learn from, approachable, encouraging, gives compliments and helps build confidence. Eric also assists with Nick's music performances and preparation for music tests, and always is dependable. Eric was able to teach our son music notes easily, after taking lessons from a popular music school that did not do justice. We are very impressed by Eric and we as a family would recommend him highly to any student learning percussion.

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Trevor H.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Master's Degree in Music from University of Nevada, Reno
  • Teaching since 2012
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Trevor H.

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I have 17 years experience performing drum set, hand drums, mallets and many other percussion instruments. I received a Bachelor's in Music for Percussion Performance and Music Education from the Sacramento State School of Music and I received my Master's in Music for Percussion Performance from the University of Nevada, Reno. I have experience teaching in public schools (high school and middle school levels), the collegiate level, music camps, and I have maintained a private studio for over two years. I have a method of teaching based on what you want to learn while also going over technique, posture, musicianship and music theory. My teaching is based entirely on the student as many people have different ways of learning so I do my best to make myself clear. My goal is to make lessons fun and informative, so let's enjoy the journey of making music!

About Trevor

Hello! I am a freelance percussionist, educator and private teacher based in Sacramento, CA. I received my Bachelor's in Music in Music Education and Percussion Performance from the Sacramento State School of Music and my Master's Degree in Music from the University of Nevada, Reno. I have been

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David Saul Lee
Trevor is so incredibly gifted and brings a plethora of skill to the classroom. His ability to make learning fun is second to none. He knows how to go to the core of the any obstacle and find it's solution. Trevor is as good as it gets in Music Education!
Jennifer
My son, now in 8th grade, has been taking private lessons with Trevor for over 2 years now. We have had lessons both in person and on line. My son has grown & matured quite a bit working with Trevor and is currently 1st chair at his school. We highly recommend Trevor!
Norm
I've had the pleasure knowing Mr. Trevor Hall as a colleague for the past 7 years at Cazadero Music Camp. He serves as the percussion specialist on the music faculty. He is an outstanding teacher, is a wonderful musician on tuned and untuned percussion, and set drums. His ability to communicate with students is superlative, and he is an effective teacher with sound pedagogical skills. I have personally observed Trevor working with the percussion students each summer at Cazadero. It didn't matter if the student was a young beginner or an advanced high school percussionist. Trevor inspires all of his percussion students throughout the summer and school year. I highly recommend this music educator.

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Scott M.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Scott M.

7 Reviews
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From how to hold a stick and drum rudiments through reading advanced from music and playing to a click track

About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott. I usually perform using a one-man band setup I created. I modified guitar and made foot pedals to control a drum set, while singing. I have a recording studio at home, and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a sound engineer.

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Dean S.
Scott is amazing he was patient and support Scott started the fire and passion I once had so long ago. That I can not put a price tag on. As a Head Softball coach for 50 years I know how much that means.
Matthew T.
Scott is a great teacher, informative, very skilled and fun to work with
Liam
Had our first lesson with Scott. He was great with my 7 year old. We look forward to future lessons with him!

Dennis L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dennis L.

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Want to be able to play your favorite cover songs with your friends? Or become the next drumming sensation? Let's make it happen! I have 20+ years of experience teaching students of all ages, levels, ambitions and genres.

About Dennis

Dennis L. (most known as the drummer for former Guns N' Roses lead guitarist RON "BUMBLEFOOT" THAL) has recorded and toured with many great artists all over the globe, including 80's hard rock queen LITA FORD, DILANA (Rockstar Supernova), DANGER DANGER vocalist TED POLEY, WITHIN TEMPTATION, EPICA,

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Polina
I started taking drum lessons at age 22 so I felt too old to begin learning how to play a new instrument. I'm so glad that Dennis was my teacher. He gave me confidence and encouragement to become the great drum player I am today. His methods of teaching are well rounded, his lesson plans are efficient and since day one he guaranteed I would be ready to play songs with a band in only 6 months. Indeed I started playing with several bands after 6 months of having lessons with Dennis. I highly recommend him as a drum teacher and mentor!
KV
V patient w/beginners and provided excellent tips and encouragement. Would recommend to anyone starting out on drums or adding another instrument to their repertoire. Provided great insight that also helped in cross-training, if already playing another instrument.
Marshal
I've studied with several teachers over the years, but Dennis was the best. I was a novice and Dennis took me to the next level. I'm forever grateful.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Hawthorne, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Hawthorne 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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"Excellent instruction"
Noah
Took Drum lessons from Jeffery B.
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"Best drum teacher EVER!"
Barry
Took Drum lessons from PERRY S.
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"Casey is a great teacher! I've really enjoyed my lessons with him! He makes learning drums tons of fun!!"
Laura
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Yulia is patient and takes the time to review the parts of the drum set and makes sure you are comfortable with the lessons of the day. She demonstrates the"
Aruna
Took Drum lessons from Yulia B.
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"Danilo is a really great drum teacher. Challenging, but also meets you at what ever level you're at. When limbs don't know how to rally together for a new thing, he's a very good cheerleader until it comes together or helps make it make sense to break through that wall. Enjoys good music too. Super recommend."
Priscilla
Took Drum lessons from Danilo H.
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"Eric did a great job encouraging my son to participate. He was very patient and kept my son engaged in the whole session. We are looking forward to our next lessons."
Burnam
Took Drum lessons from Eric C.
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"I had a lovely first lesson with Alexa! She was patient, encouraging, and fun. By the end of the lesson, I learned something new, knew what I needed to practice, and was excited to go back for another lesson."
Erin
Took Drum lessons from Alexa B.
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"Murray is encouraging, humorous, and gifted as a teacher. Glad that we found him to teach a kid who tried a few instruments and nothing really clicked until now."
Esther
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"I had a few great 🥁 lessons from Joe. Great talent. This drummer has patience, knowledge,and a wealth of information pertaining to his passion for Drums. I highly recommend Joe Napoleone. I am now a "Drummer" and Joe and myself get together and have our own battle of the bands. Thanks Joe."
Mccloskey
Took Drum lessons from Joseph N.
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"Dave is very nice and personable. He welcomes parental involvement. Our son has enjoyed Dave's instruction."
Tiffany
Took Drum lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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