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Alejandro M.

North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • AA Music Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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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Mark C.

11 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $52
  • Awarded Best Short Film - "Grand Scheme" from Long Beach Indie International Film Festival
  • High School Diploma from Boardman High School, Boardman, Ohio
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mark C.

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Drums were my first real hobby, and a great confidence-builder when I was growing up. I've spent many hours playing drums, and it's become a very rewarding part of my life. I specialize in teaching the techniques of playing the drum set, and I'd love to show you how to do it. So, sign up! I promise it'll be fun. You won't regret it.

About Mark

Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 50 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 61 years old. While still living in Ohi

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Mark is a patient, friendly, experience and pleasant teacher. I enjoyed working with him very much. I learned a lot of new things during his classes. I need to practice all. I am very happy to recommend him to anyone else who is looking for a great teacher .
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Kevin C.

Woodland Hills, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
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Kevin C.

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Was featured on the cover of Drums Etc Magazine, have written four technique articles in Modern Drummer Magazine, taught four clinics at Musicians Institute in LA, and Five master classes at Guitar Centers in Los Angeles Also I have a jazz record playing world wide on the radio featuring my drumming and compositions!

About Kevin

Have jazz record playing all over the world featuring my drumming and original compositions. Been featured on the cover of Drums Etc magazine, and have four articles in Modern Drummer magazine on the Spivack/Wilson Technique. Have performed multiple Master Class Clinics in both Guitar Centers in

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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Music Composition & Conducting from Fredonia School of Music
  • Teaching since 1992
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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
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Snare drum and drum kit.

About Darrell

Why these lessons are different: - Formally trained conductor/composer/producer - Individual or group session options including full band production - A long roster of satisfied clients - Broad base of musical styles (rock, classical, jazz, blues, metal, bluegrass, folk, theater, big band,

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Aviv C.
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Frank S.
Darrell helped me a lot to get a handle on my Ableton rig. I needed to set up midi tracks, locate presets to create cool sounds from plugins. Then I needed to export the audio of a couple of those tracks to import into a separate Pro Tools project. Lot of progress, thanks Darrell! -- Frank S
Natalie Watson
Absolutely loved the lesson and loved Darrell. He made me feel very comfortable and made the lesson fun. I learned a lot and really am looking forward to the next ones. Very excited to be embarking on this new venture in my life.
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Daniel L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner
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Daniel L.

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As I have taught many students on many different instruments, my focus has been on providing students with a firm foundation, including proper posture, breathing, embouchure, technique, and pitch/rhythm literacy. Beyond a traditionally classical approach, I believe strongly in listening to my students to realize what they desire to learn. Many students are primarily interested in learning the jazz style, including improvisation, which includes a great deal of listening, transcribing, and practicing of patterns/riffs.

About Daniel

Greetings! I started playing the saxophone at the age of seven. Having an incredible middle school band teacher, I was drawn to teaching at an early age. In 2001, I completed my student teaching at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse where I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in I K-12 Instrum

Jonathan V.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • MusicTechnology from Queens College
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Jonathan V.

2 Reviews
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I've been teaching drums] for 8 years and my students have gone on to to play music in bands and session musicians.
Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play basic beats and as time goes on you'll be able to do more complex solos/and rhythms. I specialize in rock, pop, rnb], typically.
I love working with students of all ages and walks of life and I can't wait to meet you and begin to smash those drums!

About Jonathan

Hi, there! My name is Jonathan Vergara and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since [2005] and have loved helping my students grow, find happiness within them selfs, and raise their self-esteem! I went to brooklyn conservatory of music] for drums and guitar [in the earl

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James A.
Great experience. Extremely nice guy and very helpful.
Jonathan V.
professional friendly and patient really helps

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Manhattan Beach, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Manhattan Beach is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

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"I've been taking lessons from Bobby for 6 months. I already play piano.... but drums are very different from piano. I like his teaching technique and his patience. He's very understanding, his lessons have lots of variety and are fun. He takes the time to get to know his students, so he understands what each student wants to achieve from their lessons. I'm learning a lot from him...two thumbs UP."
Joan
Took Drum lessons from Bobby C.
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"Thanks Mike, so much great info!"
Aaron
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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"Michael explained a lot of the "why" in addition to helping me understand the "how." He is clearly a skilled musician with many years of teaching experience. I am very much looking forward to my next lesson."
Sybil
Took Drum lessons from Michael L.
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"He is very good at explaining what I need to be doing."
Carrie
Took Drum lessons from Ronen E.
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"Steve is an excelent teacher.

Steve has been with my son for over a year teaching him drums. My son enjoys the lesson with Steve and looks forward every week to the lesson. Steve has great amount of skill and teaching ability. Steve has patients and I believe is an excellent teacher. I observe the lesson with my child on a weekly basis. Steve always interacts with the parent and explains the lesson plan and the accomplishments. Steve also reviews the lesson and homework before the child leaves. I look forward of a long term teaching experience with Steve and my son."
Jim
Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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"Matt is a true professional!

Matt teaches my 10 year old on drums and has done an amazing job. He has instilled the basics and foundation of drumming while still holding the interest of my son. At the same time he is developing his ear and teaching him how to play and adapt to different styles of music.

I highly recommend Matt for all ages of drumming kids and adults alike."
Greg
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Thomas is great. He is patient and I am excited about learning drums from him."
Andrew
Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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"I've been playing music in bands for 22 years. I've played with a lot of amazing drummers, but THIS guy is the best rock drummer I have EVER played with!! If you want to learn how to play the drums, Joel is your guy.

Beyond his years of experience and musical talent, Joel is also a very compassionate and patient teacher. He is truly interested in seeing his students succeed! I highly recommend this teacher to anyone who wants to improve their skill on the drums, whether beginner or advanced."
Shane
Took Drum lessons from Joel D.
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"My first lesson was great! Looking forward to my second!"
Lynn
Took Drum lessons from Mike S.
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"Joe is a wonderful teacher. He is very knowledgeable and experienced and generous in sharing what he knows with the student. He takes the time to patiently explain each step of the lesson for the day and is happy to answer any questions I may have. I also appreciate that he’s thoughtful and just a really good human being. I’m grateful to be able to take lessons from him. With Joe’s help, I’m looking forward to becoming the best drummer I can be!"
Suzanne
Took Drum lessons from Joe A.
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