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Peter H.

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Pleasant Hill, CA
Starting at $20
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2003
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Peter H.

Pleasant Hill, CA

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For beginner through intermediate drum lessons, we'll use the state-of-the-art Roland TD-30 Digital Set. All basic rock beats and basic rhythm signatures covered.

About Peter

To hear my work, check out "Inside Switch" on Spotify! Reviews are greatly appreciated! I studied piano at the Dallas, Texas School of Music. I have played piano for 20 years and guitar for 15. I also attended the James Madison University music program. I look forward to helping others acq

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November 11, 2019
Liam
Great instructor with lots of patience for young excited learners!
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Anthony G.

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Mill Valley, CA
Starting at $40
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
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Anthony G.

Mill Valley, CA

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I started when I was 10. My first performance was on a single snare drum and a cymbal at the 5th grade talent show, we performed Get Back by The Beatles. From there I became influenced by other drummers and wanted to be the best that I can. I started teaching drum lessons quite a while ago (maybe 10 years?) and have loved it ever since.

About Anthony

I have played percussion for 17 years, gained a degree in Music Performance, and have extensive experience on stage performing with the Golden Gate Brass Band, Mill Valley Philharmonic, and even my local garage band, The Sonic Steps. Additionally I have taught percussion off and on for 13 years (wo

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Dawn L.

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Oakland, CA
Starting at $42
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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*Classes take place in my 500sqft private studio in OAKLAND with 1 acoustic and 1 electronic drum kit*

Dawn began her musical training with classical piano at age 6, then transitioned to drums five years later. She grew up playing in her school symphonic bands and jazz bands. At San Francisco State University she continued to study music and concentrated on electronic music production.
After SFSU Dawn continued her musical career in Los Angeles, New York, and Costa Rica. She continued to produce and write music, sing in original and cover bands, as well as play drums in several bands. Some of her favorite performances include the Eagle Rock Music Festival, playing at The Mint LA, The House of Blues Foundation Room, The Grand Star, Oakland’s First Fridays, and Oaktoberfest.
In Costa Rica, Dawn founded/directed a multicultural entertainment show with live music, dance, fire shows, aerialists, and more. Besides directing about 13 performers each week, she also played drums, ...

About Dawn

Hi, I have a wonderful 500sqft space I teach private and small group classes in the Dimond district. There's a 12x16 ft dancefloor with mirrors, and TWO drum sets! 1 acoustic and 1 electronic which makes teaching more effective. There's also an acoustic guitar and will probably get a keyboard very

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Mark G.

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Drum
Starting at $75
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Classical Snare Drum from Murray Spivack School for Snare Drum
  • Teaching since 1992
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Most recently, my drumming can be heard on multi-platinum selling recording artist Mark Slaughter's solo CD, "Reflections in a Rear View Mirror" which was released in March of this year. In additional to acoustic drumming, I have extensive experience with:
- midi programming (Toontrack Superior Drummer)
- drum set recording (Pro Tools, Cubase, Reaper)

About Mark

Most recently, Mark's drumming can be heard on multi-platinum selling recording artist Mark Slaughter's solo CD, 'Reflections in a Rear View Mirror.' In addition to being a full-time working drummer, Mark is guiding veteran and up & coming drummers with their musical careers both privately and

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January 22, 2014
Rubin H.
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On time, very professional, amazing skill-set and very patient with my child. We feel fortunate to have Mark as an instructor.
January 5, 2014
Brad M.
Mark rocks!

Mark’s incredible skill as a drummer is only matched by his abilities as a teacher. In just a short time with Mark’s instruction, I have made vast improvements in my drumming. At my first lesson with Mark, he determined my skill level and what I sought to achieve with my lessons. Almost immediately, the fundamentals Mark showed me were translating into my drumming with my band. Mark has opened doors in my playing that I didn’t know existed. Mark is incredibly patient and really cares about ensuring I receive significant benefit from my lessons. Mark really goes out of his way to make sure I fully grasp everything he shows me. I would highly recommend Mark for anyone who wants to learn from a true master at his craft and from a teacher who takes pride in his students and his teaching. Thank you Mark!!
August 1, 2013
Adam W.
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I have had many different types of music teachers through out my life and Mark is by far the best. He is very serious about helping his students do what they want to do. I had specific goals I wanted to accomplish. Mark took my goals seriously and did what he could to help me understand the techniques to be a good drummer. He broke things down in to little steps that helped me to practice on my own and figure specific drum patterns out, He gave me the tools to improve myself as a musician, Mark did not have to but he chose to put a lot of his own time in to teaching me what I wanted to learn He obviously cares about his students and takes them seriously. I highly recommend him to any future students
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Dale V.

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Starting at $40
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Musicians Institute Alum! From growing up drumming behind an amazing band onstage at church, marching around the field on drum line all 4 years of High school, marching drum corps after high school, to playing gigs from coast to coast, learning from LEGENDS at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA, to current day music production and performances....I’m your guy, and have a serious passion for music, and more specifically drums !

About Dale

Drummer of 24 years, started in church worship band at age 7. Drum line all 4 years of high school, drum line captain senior year, marched one year of Drum Corps after high school (DCI). Played in a pop punk band from 2002-2007 here on San Antonio touring from Texas to Florida and back, also from

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Liam H.

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Drum
Starting at $50
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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My lessons focus on musicality and execution in a professional setting. I have played with a huge variety of artists, including Joan Baez, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Emmylou Harris, Glen Hansard, and Bob Weir. I also earned a jazz degree and played around NYC for 20 years. My advanced lessons explore the intersection of technique and music, while my beginner lessons focus more on individual interests and how to achieve our musical goals.

About Liam

I have been playing professionally since 1992, in every setting imaginable. From coffee bars to Carnegie Hall, I have played them all. I have supported and collaborated with famous artists like Joan Baez, Emmylou Harris, Glen Hansard, and Bob Weir, and spent 10 years on the road touring the US and

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"If you want to be a drummer who knows how to dynamically play drums and understand the various techniques of drumming... Take lessons from instructor Chuck Manton! He is a fantastic teacher!"
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Took Drum lessons from Chuck M.
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"I took 5 in-home guitar lessons from Steve and loved every minute! I had never played guitar before so we were starting from scratch. We covered a lot of information, tailored to what I wanted to learn, and I felt like I made a lot of progress in a short amount of time. Steve was always on time, well-prepared for lessons, and was very encouraging. I would recommend Steve to anyone interested in taking guitar lessons."
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Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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"Bobby's a very enthusiastic, friendly, knowledgeable drummer who also knows how to teach well. Often times musicians don't always know how to teach their craft, talented as they may be, but Bobby certainly knows both how to play and how to teach. I'd recommend him to anyone wanting to learn or brush up on their drumming skills."
- Nathan
Took Drum lessons from Bobby C.
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"He is patient, efficient , and thorough in making sure she gets the lesson."
- Chloe
Took Drum lessons from Allen G.
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"Casey is professional and makes learing easy and fun.

Casey is an amazing teacher. I have ZERO musical talent and Casey had me playing songs within a week. He makes learning fun and very easy. He is very knowledgeable not to mention a pretty sick drummer.
I started taking drum lessons just to check it out... and I keep coming back to learn more.
If you want a very relaxed and good time while learning to play. Casey is your guy."
- Joe
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Mike is a true musician who loves his craft and loves teaching it. My daughter is having FUN learning drums!"
- Jessica
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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"Adam is an excellent teacher! I have always been intimidated by playing the drum set, but Adam was so good at explaining each step that it felt almost simple. After just a few lessons I was able to figure out some songs on my own, and felt confident enough to play with friends. Thank, Adam!"
- Ellen
Took Drum lessons from Adam S.
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"Mike is a great friend and drummer and is very professional and upfront with his approach to drumming and teaching. Highly recommended Mike for recording, teaching and playing in bands for many styles of music. I have recorded and played in a band with Mike as well and he has a unique playing style like no other drummer!"
- Joe
Took Drum lessons from Michael T.
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"My great nephew has been taking drum lessons and he loves the lessons and is making really good progress. Andrew makes all the difference. He engages and encourages Gage to continue and he is fun."
- Gage
Took Drum lessons from Andrew A.
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"Mariano is excellent! He is firm yet patient and professional, and gets along really well with my son."
- Evan
Took Drum lessons from Mariano L.
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