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Michael L.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Performance Degree and Percussion Graduated with Honors from Musicains Institute
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Michael L.

8 Reviews
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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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Mike S.

21 Reviews
Sherman Oaks, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Jazz studies. from University of Utah
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mike S.

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I teach how to read rhythms and how to groove!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of

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Logan S.
Fun time
Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)
Leo F.
Leo loved jamming out with Michael! We can’t wait until next week. Leo was super focused and he normally has a difficult time listening, but Michael was great.
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Matthew S.

Long Beach, CA
Starting at $50
  • Bachelors of Music from California State University Fullerton
  • Awarded John Phillips Sousa Award from Clairemont High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matthew S.

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Matthew Smith is a freelance musician from San Diego California and began playing musically professionally in 2001. Matthew attended California State Fullerton where he earned a bachelors degree in jazz studies in 2012, currently Matthew is pursuing his masters degree at CalArts in jazz drum set.

Goals in teaching percussion
1. Fun
2. Reading and sight reading music (notes and rhythms)
3. Rudiments, technique and sticking
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About Matthew

HELLO! My name is Matthew Smith and I love music and I love to teach it even more. Although my upbringing is in jazz and classical music, I am very fluent in latin, hiphop, rock, pop and more world music as well.

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Morgan S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Morgan S.

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About Morgan

Morgan was raised in music. Her mother, step-father, father, and step-mother are all professional musicians. Her rhythm comes from her father and step-mother. They are both drummers. Her love of singing comes from her mother who has fronted various local cover bands for almost 40 years, the

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Sara
Brand new to piano and learning to read music, she is so patient and positive, great teacher!
Kristin
Morgan has been so great with my daughter, who was 6 when she started with her, 8 months ago. She is patient, reliable, and fun! My daughter loves her so much, she never wants her lesson time to end. I have seen growth in my daughter’s knowledge and confidence with reading and playing music while working with Morgan. She’s the best!

Marc W.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
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Marc W.

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The percussion family of instruments is the widest and diverse of all, from hand percussions to bells, timbales, shakers, etc...
All involve a unique technique, but they do have a large common approach and require and strong understanding of rhythms and poly-rhythms.
Whatever your final goal I will make sure that you are well prepare and have the appropriate technique.

About Marc

Percussionist and composer Marc W. was born in Switzerland, where he studied classical percussion at the Geneva Conservatory. He has lived in the United States since the 1980's, where he studied composition and mallet technique on the vibraphone at the Berklee School in Boston, then moved to New Yo

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Rae
Marc is extremely patient and passionate about his teaching. Not only does he emphasize the basic techniques for a beginner like me to master, but also make it fun for me. He also tries to motivate me with music theory and history which definitely help me understand the music better and inspire me to master the basics. Marc has an amazingly amount of knowledge in everything else as well, such as physics etc. that shows up in his teaching from time to time, which makes the learning experience much richer!
Brian L.
Marc is an incredibly friendly drum coach who also knows when to push his students to their limits. He has the rare ability to inspire his students so that they perform to the best of their abilities. If you don't sign up with Marc for your next drum lesson, I would suggest re-evaluating your decisions.
Rafal W.
Marc is a great teacher. Classes are always very friendly and productive. In my case, each class begins with a review of progress/practice, and ends with a meaningful and personalized homework. He is also very flexible, sometimes I had to move my classes around and he's always super responsive and understanding. I knew nothing about drums, and I am happy I decided to begin my journey to learn how to play them, with Marc as a mentor!
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Stephen H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 30
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Stephen H.

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I have a Master's Degree in Percussion and play pretty much everything in a marching band, symphony orchestra, concert band, and percussion ensemble. I have won several percussion auditions and am the top free lance percussionist in Utah.

About Stephen

I am a free lance percussionist and drummer! Some people say I'm the "nerd drummer" since I don't talk like I'm hitting the ski slopes! I'm from TN originally but moved to Utah and stayed here! I met my beautiful wife and enjoy teaching and performing music as a full time job! We are so happy and j

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Average Cost of Percussion Lessons in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

The average cost of 60-minute percussion lessons in Palos Verdes Peninsula is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $100 per hour.
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$49 average
60 min
$62 average

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"My 11 year old son lost his drum teacher, and we found TakeLessons online. The hardest part is choosing a teacher because many are all top notch 5-Star rated. I picked Tracy D. seemingly at random!

What a lucky draw it turned out to be. Tracy is a real pro, with a great personality. It took my son less than a few minutes before he was comfortable, having fun, and learning new things (he has 1 year experience).

I’ve been a part time musician for over 40 years, and I can tell you when I meet someone that is a true professional musician and the right person to teach my son. That is this exceptional woman."
Cooper
Took Percussion lessons from Tracy D.
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"Good assessment of child's starting point. Wonderfully enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Great introduction into drum kit (we called it drum set in my day). At that point, needed to slow down and give child more fundamental practice time to soak in the concepts before racing on."
Carson
Took Percussion lessons from Matthew H.
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"Murray is patient, encouraging, and obviously very knowledgeable about his subject area. He is also flexible and creative in unpredictable technology related situations. Looking forward to more lessons. I believe I can learn a lot."
Michael
Took Percussion lessons from Murray P.
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"Garrett helped my son prepare for an important drum line audition at his high school. He got the spot he wanted on snare drum and was very happy."
John
Took Percussion lessons from Garrett S.
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"I have a basic sense and feeling of rhythum but studying under kevin has yielded amazing results. I may not be the next star drummer but he really helped me hone my skills... he comes highly recommended!!"
Greg
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin J.
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"Francisco gave lessons to my 5-year-old daughter. He was patient and attentive, and taught at a level that she could understand while still allowing her to be challenged, but also to have fun! I absolutely recommend him as a teacher for students at any age."
Rebecca
Took Percussion lessons from Francisco P.
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"Kevin Rank is an outstanding teacher.! My son is just beginning his 5th year of lessons with Kevin Rank. In the last 5 years, my son has grown from a shy, unsure, extremely quite young man into a confident, 3 time all region percussion player. My boy has grown not only in his musical ability, but in his overall development. I am a strong believer that music is quintessential for all individuals. I am happy to have Kevin Rank helping my son to achieve his full potential as a percussionist and as a leader. He has made impressive advancements in his marimba playing, and Mr. Rank is instrumental in helping him achieve these goals."
Bonnie
Took Percussion lessons from Kevin R.
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"He's a good instructor, he teaches easy and simple"
Theo
Took Percussion lessons from Justice E.
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"Friendly and nice instructor"
Ezer
Took Percussion lessons from Grady T.
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"He's a good instructor, he teaches easy and simple"
Theo
Took Percussion lessons from Justice E.
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