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Peter H.

5 Reviews
Concord, CA
Starting at $20
  • Awarded DiscMakers Gold from DiscMakers
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2003
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Peter H.

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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

Over the past 10 years, I've worked as a professional touring musician (singer, guitarist, pianist) for the rock band, Inside Switch. I studied piano at the Dallas, Texas School of Music. I also attended the James Madison University music program. I have played piano for 20 years and guitar for 15.

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Belle R.
The lesson was very interesting. Peter was really nice & informative. Looking forward to more lessons with him.
Rose V.
What I Learned From Peter.

- THE METRONOME IS SO IMPORTANT
- The voice guides the guitar if you’re more of a singer
- Repetition is key
- Practice songs that aren’t in your style to ease your way into guitar
- The power resides in strumming rhythmically
- Focus is more difficult that it seems when combining singing and guitar
- Guitar is an art in itself and itself you shouldn’t master guitar, you should be it’s friend.
- Open mics and video content are the key to more success as they expose you to criticism (good or bad)
Again, the guitar is your companion.

For any aspiring musician or any musician that needs guidance and improvement on the guitar, Peter is a great teacher.
Dhiraj
Peter is very patient and great teaching my 9yr old son. We take father and son lessons together which has been amazing. Peter is naturally talented and plays many other instruments all in from his home studio. He is also extremely flexible and accommodating. Highly recommended!
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Brent E.

17 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor's in Music from Cal State East Bay
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Brent E.

17 Reviews
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I cater my lessons to fit the students needs. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an advanced drummer looking to refine your skills, I can help you along your musical journey. I play several different styles of music, and love to teach new concepts to aspiring students.

About Brent

I'm a professional pianist and drummer based in the bay area. I have been teaching for over a decade, and find great joy in helping students progress and develop a love for music. As a performer, I am active in several bands and enjoy playing a variety of musical styles. The lessons are personaliz

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Linda
Brent has been teaching my daughter drum for about 1 year now and it has been great!

I highly recommend him as a music teacher.
Gautam
My 7 year old loves music and has shown an affinity towards playing the drums! Brent has been an awesome teacher and has so much patience working with easily distracted kids. He is always encouraging my son and show him both the fun side and the more technical side of playing the drums. We look forward to continuing our lessons with Mr. Brent, and I highly recommend him to anyone looking to learn how to play the drums
Shalinee
Brent has created a wonderful learning environment for both of my kids. Although they are at very different stages of learning, Brent has been able to meet them individually where they are in their processes. Brent’s approach is calm, engaging and fun. Both kids look forward to learning more each week.
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Andrew G.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Diploma Program, Performance Major, Percussion from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew G.

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Fun drum lessons! I've had the pleasure of teaching hundreds of private students of all ages and skill levels for the past 21 years. I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music. I've taught master classes for the California Percussive Arts Society and the Jazz School in Berkeley. I've also taught 4th-8th grade classroom music and intro & elementary concert band and Bandworks rock ensembles for kids and adults. Additionally I've taught kindergarten and pre school music.

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I’ve performed/recorded with: CAKE, Camper Van Beethoven, Luce, Vince Welnick(Grateful Dead, Tubes, Todd Rundgren), Jonathan Richman, David Immergluck (Counting Crows), Roger Rocha (4 Non Blondes), Steve Fisk (producer Nirvana, Soundgarden, the Posies, Soul Coughing) and many more...

About Andrew

Hi, my name is Andrew Griffin. I'm a professional drummer, drum instructor, songwriter, bandleader, and dad living in the San-Francisco bay area. I've been teaching drums for 21 years. I try to make each lesson super fun and very informative. I will use my many years of experience, working with all

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Ben E.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ben E.

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My approach to teaching drums will have you playing within the first few weeks of lessons. I teach with the focus on getting students ready to play in any sort of ensemble. Jazz, rock, pop, funk and free styles will all be discussed.

About Ben

Benjamin is a percussionist and mandolin player from North Carolina. Coming out of a folk music tradition he has expanded his interest into the world of electronic music, free improvisation and world music. He most recently visited Dublin to work with composer Cal Folger Day on a historical Operett

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Alex R.
Fantastic instructor. Ben started at the basic foundational instruction (including how best to hold the pick) and together we built a custom practice outline that has helped me to achieve my goals.
esther T.
Awesome first lesson! Looking forward to many more.
John Cardoza
Patient, highly knowledgeable. Works quickly and efficiently; making the most of our hour together. Looking forward to the next lesson!
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Trevor H.

11 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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Reyna Machado
Trevor is excellent in teaching and performing on drums. He is extremely supportive and will help you work towards your musical goal. With his passion and ability to play both percussion and drums, I give Trevor beyond the 5 star ratings. It was a pleasure meeting Trevor at Cazadero Music Camp in 2018. He is a talented and inspiring music teacher!
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!
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Alexander A.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Sign Language
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alexander A.

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As a pro-level bass player, I understand the importance and the roll of the drum set in a band. I can help you coordinate your limbs, perfect your beats, improve your timing, and read rhythms...one step at a time.

About Alexander

My name is Alex, and my passion is teaching music. I offer clients a unique learning experience with customized lesson plans and personalized attention to fit your exact goals and needs. These aren’t just words to me…they are a commitment I make to everyone that I have the pleasure of working wit

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Sheila T.
Great with beginners. Makes learning bass fun
Goudjor
Good afternoon sir, my name is Goudjor messanvi Chris& I just read about you but I'm just starting my guitar lesson & I think your explanation is far better & please can we chart so I can be your student? Thank.
Andrew
Great instructor ! He knows to shift focus towards what you need to work on. As soon as the instructions are given or the questions he asks you feel relief because the energy is going towards what you already feel you need to work on and not just moving on to the next lesson. The tailored lessons make for a low pressure learning environment to fit your needs. As long as your consistant with receiving his lessons you will get where you want to be with your talents and be jammin out soon.

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"Adam is an awesome drum teacher. My son is only 5 and I wasn't sure he was ready to learn the drums, but Adam breaks things down and makes it simple for even youngsters to learn. He is always on time and very polite. Would highly recommend."
Austin
Took Drum lessons from Adam S.
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"Very informative. My son enjoyed the lesson very much."
Connor
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"He is very patient and positive."
Ryder
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"Mike is an excellent teacher! He’s positive, encouraging, patient, and always flexible. My son has learned so much from him and Mike has inspired in him a love of playing the drums. He learns to play his favorite music and Mike makes the lessons fun and keeps my son engaged throughout the lesson. Very professional, knowledgeable and a pleasure to deal with. So glad we found him!"
Row
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"Orlando is very professional and I can say that his knowledge and the love for music is very special. I learned a lot from him and all his techniques."
Mayra
Took Drum lessons from Orlando H.
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"Great Teacher!

Andrew Brown is a great teacher! I didn't have any music experience when I signed up for my first class, but he was extremely patient and despite a lack of natural rhythm I learned a lot in every session. Most lessons would incorporate exercises, learning a new beat or technique, learning a song by reading music and learning a song by listening to it. I was never bored during one of his classes as the material was always challenging enough to keep my focus, but not too hard to make me feel frustrated.

I would recommend Andrew Brown to anyone who wants to learn the drums! He's a great teacher and a really nice person!"
Dana
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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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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"Awesome teacher! Our son's first lesson, made it fun and inspired him to want more. He cant wait to go back!"
Gunnar
Took Drum lessons from Rachel H.
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"Fun and Effective!

I thought I had no rhythm. I never played drums. After a couple hours with Casey I can play rock beats and even at least play to some songs on my Ipod. Great teacher!!!"
Casey
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Shon is a very talented and down to earth guy. His approach to music is different than just simply reading. He lets you use your ears also and tries to train your ears. He is also very patient. I would highly recommend him to any beginners wanting to learn no matter what age and seasoned musicians wanting to take their playing to the next level."
Jason
Took Drum lessons from Shon M.
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