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Michael L.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Los Angeles Music Awards single of the year Cohesive "To The Stars from Los Angeles Music Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael L.

8 Reviews
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I Teach beginner thru advanced.
I have been teaching drums for 25 years.
I teach all drum set styles and enjoy teaching students how to practice using their creative side of the mind.
my philosophy is to show yo how you can be as good as you aspire to be.

About Michael

I was inspired by drums at a very young age. My intro was playing along to the stereo hitting the floor with a unmatched pair of sticks. At age 12 I received a drumset and was able emulate some rock drumming style pretty fast. My learning hit a plateau soon after tho. My discipline for drum books

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Alexander J.
Great lesson. Michael is very friendly and knowledgeable.
Amy
Michael is a fantastic drum teacher. He is an extremely talented drummer and is skilled in all genres of music, from rock to jazz to latin. As a teacher he is very patient and adjusts to my needs / preferences. He is able to explain in detail both the mental and physical aspects of drumming, which I love, and always has tons of suggestions for improving my skills, from improv to rudiment exercises to jamming along to songs. I’ve learned so much taking classes from Mike!!
Shana
He literally is the best teacher. Thorough, kind, organized and makes huge progress happen in such a a short time.
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Eric P.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric P.

3 Reviews
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The drums are the backbone of most music, so you have to be able to feel the groove and stay tight and on top of the beat. I encourage students to pick their favorite songs, and we drum to those while learning proper technique, rudiments, song form, fills, rhythm, different grooves / beats, and anything they want to know about the drums. I have been playing the drums for over sixteen years and have a Bachelor's Degree in Music from the Berklee College of Music. Drums is a beautiful art and form of expression and is just the tip of the iceberg we can tackle called Music.

About Eric

MUSIC! I think music is the most beautiful thing in the world, so lets take time to learn and play music together. I have been playing the drums for over sixteen years, and been in over fifteen bands in the course of that time. I have a degree in Music from the Berklee College of Music were I stu

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Amelia
Excellent teacher
Brinton
Eric is super nice, helpful, and the best part is he didn't laugh too hard when he heard me sing on the recording we were working with! He always works at my pace and is super easy to communicate with. Thanks brother!
Dalton A.
1st lesson went perfectly!

Alejandro M.

North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • 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!
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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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Luther B.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
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Luther B.

40 Reviews
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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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David N.
Luther stays where I’m at and then helps me go the next step. That is useful for consistent gradual progress without the frustrations of moving either too slow or too fast (I am a beginning tenor saxophone player). Nice interpersonal style, patient and easy going, while methodical.
Geoff K.
I think Luther is great. He works with my 10-year old son on piano, singing and even trumpet and violin as needed. My son has to work hard to progress, and Luther customizes the lesson plan for him and seems to understand him well. I'm really excited about them working together.
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Juan L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor's Degree in English Literature from Webster University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Juan L.

2 Reviews
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I started my musical experience as a drum student, studying privately and while in the jazz band at school for five years. I also have five years of experience performing and working with live music acts. We will work through various rhythms and feels, and choose a solid song list of classic songs ranging in style in order to practice versatility as a drummer. I am happy to work with you as a developing musician to feel more confident and have fun behind the drum kit. Send me a message and we'll talk more!

About Juan

I am an experienced musician, singer, and teacher. I have six years of performing and touring experience, and six years teaching private lessons as well as at the School Of Rock in Ballwin, MO. I like to work with my students on their specific needs/interests/desires as singers and musicians. Wheth

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Livier M.
Awesome instructor. Very flexible with the schedule.
Kevin
Off to a great start with Juan! He is very patient and teaches to where you are.

Ani K.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Armenian, Turkish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • A.S. - Guitar Major from Kingsborough Community College
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Ani K.

12 Reviews
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Online Drum Teacher

Learn the basics. Work on coordination of hands and feet.

About Ani

Lessons are tailored to the students' level and goal. Caring and compassionate instructor. Your dream is my dream and I will diligently work with you to help you on your path. If you have the will to learn and practice, you will see improvements and achievements. ​ I've been teaching music to ch

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A Z.
Ani K is the BEST. She taught me so many things and had so much patience and I left very happy and a lot music smarter
Jimmyse M.
Ani is an amazing singing teacher I'm looking forward and working with her again next thrusday
David
Ani is patient, kind and knowledgeable. I learned a lot and am looking forward to my next lesson.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Marina del Rey, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Marina del Rey 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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$40 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

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"After a recent lesson with Murray my 9 year old son stated, "That was fun!" When you make the teaching experience enjoyable for children they are eager to learn, and they stick with it; that's what Murray is great at doing. I highly recommend him."
Thomas
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"hr is the best.........!!!!!!👍🏻"
Parnika
Took Drum lessons from Jeremiah L.
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"Jeff provided a great overview for my daughter. Wonderful first lesson."
Matt
Took Drum lessons from Jeff F.
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"Allan,
Is very patient with our son who is a drum beginner and has a great attitude toward his passion. He is a wounderful instructor, and we would highly recommend him."
Aiden
Took Drum lessons from Allan R.
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"Steven was beyond helpful. He is always prepared and open to as many questions as you can think of. And if you don't fully understand the answer, he'll take the time to answer in different ways, so that you're on the same page. He was also very helpful in setting up the lesson times and locations.

It was my first time trying the drums and I didn't have a drum set yet. Steven took the time to sit down with me and discuss which drum sets were good for the price.

Overall, this was a great experience!"
A.M.
Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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"My daughter is a new student for drums although she has experience with other instruments. She really seems to be learning a lot with Paul."
Jill
Took Drum lessons from Paul N.
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"A good musician is not necessarily a good teacher. Most musicians do not know how to teach, period.

A good music teacher not only knows how to perform on his/instrument well but knows the art and technique of imparting the knowledge. Those are two totally different skills.

Ray is one of those rare guys to come around who has both skill well developed: he is a great musician, a great pro drummer who knows how to put himself in the student's shoes and thus can impart to the student exactly what the student needs in order to make progress.

Add to that a great positive personality and passion to boot and you have a great teacher and mentor.

I took "Advanced Drum Chart Reading" lessons and "Group Performance Workshops" classes from Ray at Cornel School of Contemporary Music and I am continuing studying with him after my graduation. I highly recommend him."
Felipe Oliveira
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"Has challenged me to improve my technique and has taught me how to play more advanced beats."
Citlally
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"Bryan is an experienced instructor with a lot of knowledge about drumming. I would recommend Bryan to anyone who is looking for an instructor with versatile skills and a personalized way of teaching."
Bob
Took Drum lessons from Bryan B.
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"Great Drum Teacher!

Steve Bitte is an exceptional drum teacher. He is able to motivate students of all ages. He empowers his students. Practice and music theory under his instruction are hip, fun and just plain cool. He is very patient and encouraging. He can see where there are problems and he is able to help the student conquer any difficulties. He is a dedicated teacher able to inspire all students."
Elizabeth
Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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