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Popular Drum Teachers in Pacific Palisades, CA

Kody W.

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North Hills, CA
Starting at $44
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associate's Degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Pierce College
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Kody W.

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The purpose of my lessons program is to cultivate a fun and inspiring learning environment. I wish to create an atmosphere where the student feels like they are part of the family and not just merely there to take in information. I will also ask the student what they want to learn and create a personal lesson plan around that to help them achieve their goals. Everybody is different when it comes to learning (the one size fits all approach does not work). I will personally find the best way to teach each student and have them learn at the pace they are most comfortable with.

About Kody

I have been teaching drum lessons for three years and am now available to teach lessons at your home. I have helped students learn their first drum beat, I have taught students how to read music, and I have taught students how to play their first song. Everybody is different when it comes to learni

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Hector
Kody is a great teacher! He is very patient and easy to talk to, which makes the lessons fun and non intimidating. He had me playing a drum beat at the end of my first lesson!

Stefano A.

Burbank, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stefano A.

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Are you frustrated with learning the drums?
Do you feel stuck in a rut with your playing?

You can become the drummer you've always wanted to be with a specifically developed and focused plan. The strategies I teach will allow you to improve quickly and have fun so that you'll want to practice. That's the key to becoming a great drummer.

Our drum lessons together will give you specific methods to take your drumming to the next level and beyond. Together, we will pinpoint exactly what you need to express yourself confidently and see the most improvement from your efforts.

My name is Stefano A. I have helped hundreds of frustrated drummers of all ages and experience levels to love learning the art of hitting things. I've been through the challenges that come with learning the drums and I have spent over 20 years studying and developing a successful teaching strategy that will allow you to improve quickly while having fun learning the music you love.

About Stefano

Your drum lessons here will give you the motivation and tools that you need to play the drums the way you’ve always wanted. You'll get custom-tailored lessons, that work with your schedule, for the specific things you'd like to improve. ----- My name is Stefano. Together we will wo

Jason A.

North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Drumset Performance from Musicians Institute
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Jason A.

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I have been playing for over 2 decades and have a lot of experience playing professionally. I am also currently a audio engineer and record music for a living. I have a professional studio that will give the student the ability to sit inside and feel what it like to be in a real studio, not just a practice space like pretty much every teacher i have ever had lessons with. I have a practical approach for any one getting started with drumming. But i also like to teach what the student wants to learn at that time. This varies based on the needs of the student.

About Jason

I love teaching people all that i have learned over the past 2 decades. I have a lot of knowledge and experience to impart. And I have easy ways to teach this material to get you up and running on your own as soon as possible. I teach all styles to any one of any age and any skill level. I have

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Eric C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Eric C.

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Rhythm is one of the essential elements of music. A background in drumming can help you to better understand any instrument.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Jackie L Micklewright
Eric has been very patient and accommodating of our 7 year old who is learning the ukulele. The instruction is age-appropriate and he provides a lot of positive reinforcement/feedback.
Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.
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Ethan F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Rhythm
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ethan F.

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I will provide all of my students with the knowledge of basic rhythms/rudiments, techniques, and express what a good work ethic looks like when applied to a craft like music!

I specialize in Marching percussion, Jazz, and Funk drumming. I have marched with world-class drum lines and I play in a growing jazz/rock band, The Family Recipe. With the culmination of knowledge from my previous experience/instructors, I know the importance of good instruction and how to use those tools for maximum expression through drumming.

About Ethan

Hi hi! I am a professional drummer with a strong foundation. I graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelors in Communications Studies and a Jazz Music Minor. I've been drumming for about ten years, spending time with some of the best instructors and the most dedicated ensembles.

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Isaac W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1996
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Isaac W.

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Let’s have some fun.

Yes, technique and repetition and practice are critical to mastering any craft, but music is about the muse—the inspiration. We explore what inspires you, invent methods to increase your skill, and lean into your enthusiasm.

Drums, along with the human voice, are the most accessible musical instruments on the planet. Rhythm is the most important part of music, and drums embody rhythm. Whether you're looking for lessons on a trap set or hand drums, my 25 years of experience will illuminate your way.

We’ll play with a variety of genres, find beats that challenge your coordination, and expand your ability to listen and discover your place in any song. Join my circle.

About Isaac

CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, the

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Pacific Palisades, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Pacific Palisades is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $177 per hour.
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$42 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$67 average

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"I briefly took up drums during college out of personal interest and Adam was an excellent teacher. Although I was nervous about beginning a new instrument as an adult, he made our lessons both comfortable and challenging. He was very accommodating. More than that, he always had something I could practice at home to hone my skills between lessons. This made our time together very productive. Still, my favorite thing about Adam was his sense of humor and his passion for drumming. His love for music is contagious and I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to take up something new or even just improve their skills!"
Kelly
Took Drum lessons from Adam S.
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"Great teacher for learning basic to advanced skills!

Gabe is a great teacher to get students started learning their basic skills on piano, drums, guitar or bass. He is really patient and takes the time to make sure the student really learns each specific skill. Gabe picks out exercises that make learning new skills fun and even arranges the students favorite pop tunes to help fit in with the skills being taught. Gabe really makes lessons fun and helps students learn the songs that keep them excited about playing!!"
Becky
Took Drum lessons from Gabriel H.
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"One of many words to describe Murray, AWESOMENESS! Meeting Murray and learning under his instructions has brought a bigger meaning to playing the drums. His love of drums and music shows in how he teaches his students. He never criticizes your mistakes and works along side of you, teaching you, until you learn and understand it all. He is very patient, professional and the best drummer I have ever met. I am truly blessed to have him as an instructor and look forward to many years of his teachings. Not enough stars in the world to rate him!!!!!"
Cathy
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Tracy is a fun, gifted, patient teacher. She really shines in teaching even shy kids, encouraging them to enjoy the instrument as well as learn to read music. Her style is super friendly and approachable and we would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn to rock the drums."
Katie
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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"She learned so such and had fun"
Rosemary
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"I have taken lessons with Mike for over 7 years, and getting into drumming has been the best thing that has happened in my life. Mike is an excellent teacher, who truly loves to teach. You feel his joy, he is never condescending, and he is never more than a couple steps away from making a silly joke.
Drums have given me a hobby to keep improving as I get older. It has given me a passion for music, both performing, and listening. It has also allowed me to have experiences I never would been able to have without learning the drums, such as playing in the Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade, winning 1st place with my high school drumline, and making lifelong friends as part of my high school's music program.
I highly encourage to take lessons with Mike. He is the best."
Derek
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"One of the most professional people I’ve worked with. He really knows his stuff. I learn something new every day and there’s never a dull moment. Very laid back and fun to be around. I highly recommend Garrett!"
Alex
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Rufus was fantastic. Arrived early and got right into the lesson. Lots of energy and enthusiasm. My 13 yr old got a lot out of it and can't wait until his next lesson!"
Nick
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Craig has been excellent with my son. He has been very patient and cooperative. My son has shown a lot of progress and has benefitted greatly working with him."
James
Took Drum lessons from Craig H.
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"My child really enjoyed his first lesson with peter. Peter is a very talented musician and he made the lesson fun! My child seemed to learn a lot from just one lesson with peter and he enjoys practicing what he learned at home."
Owen
Took Drum lessons from Peter Q B.
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