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Joseph T.

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Santa Ana, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph T.

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Specializing in drumset and marching band technique/skills. I will work with students on all aspects of drumming to ensure a well rounded education while adapting the lesson to each individual. Great match for most levels of skill and experience! Drumset available for use during lesson.

About Joseph

I have been playing music for over 25 years and teaching for nearly 20 years. I have been a successful part of Rock Bands, Jazz Bands, Blues Bands, Marching Bands, etc. So, whatever style of music you are interested in or wanting to learn, I can help! I am currently a working musician with mul

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Jordan C.
Joseph is a really good drum teacher. He definitely loves what he does!
Arianna J.
Great instructor! Very knowledgeable about what he is teaching and relays information in a relaxed and positive environment.
Mitchell
My 8 year old has been playing a few years but our local instructor moved. He really enjoyed his first lesson with Joe!
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Matthew S.

Long Beach, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelors of Music from California State University Fullerton
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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 and is currently pursuing his masters at CalArts. Matthew teaches all ages and can curate a lesson plan personalized to each student. Want to do music as a hobby or as a career? Matthew can give you the necessary steps to achieve your goals and build up your musical proficiency and confidence.

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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A great teacher who will inspire you to play the way you dream you can.
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Lorenzo M.

North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Lorenzo M.

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My music history begin when when I was three year old with the Flute nine with the Drums and twelve with the Saxophone I've a Master in Flute and Composition from a Italian Conservatory a Certificate in Drums from a Academy in Italy and the Musician Institute in Los Angeles A Certificate in Saxo

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ryan S.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
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ryan S.

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Low priced experienced young performer ready to teach at any level! As a professional freelance drummer I have extensive knowledge from performing in genres like classical, pop, rock, jazz, musical theatre, Afro-Cuban as well as studio/recording experience, touring and audition experience. I have played in major cities all along the east coast such as New York City, Baltimore, Boston, Philadelphia, and Richmond. Playing drums is an incredible passion of mine that I would love to share and teach to anyone at any level and above all else, make it enjoyable and fun for any and every student!

About ryan

Young, enthusiastic and experienced! At only 22 I have been working as a professional freelance drummer since 2014 in a variety of genres and settings such as; jazz (big band and small band), musical theatre, afro-cuban, Brazilian, rock, pop, classical as well as experience, auditioning and recordi

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Colin O.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $47
  • Speaks Laotian, Spanish, Turkish
  • Music Theory and Composition, Drum Set, Piano from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaching since 2000
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Colin O.

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Why hire me?

Imagine for a moment that you need emergency heart surgery. Would you want your surgeon to have been taught by doctors who have only read about heart surgery, or taught by doctors who have both read about it AND continue operating?

Your music comes from your heart, entrust it to professionals who can care for it and help it flourish!

Make sure when hiring a teacher that your professional has
1) Theoretical knowledge (Book Smart)
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3) the ability to teach.

These three factors are essential in hiring a great teacher for you or your loved one to grow best.

Drum Set is my strongest instrument. I have performed all over the world and love every time I get behind the kit.

I can work with you from the first time you put your set together all the way through auditioning for a pro gig or grad school.

Through my travels I have learned diverse styles including become a master of odd meters. I can ...

About Colin

Why hire me? Imagine for a moment that you need emergency heart surgery. Would you want your surgeon to have been taught by doctors who have only read about heart surgery, or taught by doctors who have both read about it AND continue operating? Your music comes from your heart, entrust it t

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Peter
I have known Colin for over 2 decades and he is the most knowledgeable and talented in his field of all that I have interacted with.
Tyler
I have had a perfect experience with Colin. He has always has great customer service and everything has gone very smoothly. He takes his job extremely seriously and I have always felt like my learning is his first priority. Highly recommend!
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Ryan M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan M.

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I believe that an encouraged student is a successful student! I have been teaching students of all ages and abilities for over 20 years, and believe that anyone can have FUN learning to play the drums. As a teacher, I can give you the tools, technique, and confidence to achieve your drumming goals, whatever they might be. Whether you're just starting out or picking drums up again after a hiatus, I will work with you to create a customized curriculum to help you unlock your full potential. Drums are one of the most fun instruments to learn, and I am adept at performing and teaching all styles, from rock to jazz to everything in between.

I have played as a substitute drummer in the orchestra of the Off-Broadway show "Jersey Boys," and have also backed up Adam Pascal ("RENT," "Aida"), Christine Ohlman (vocalist for the Saturday Night Live Band), and Carolee Carmello ("The Addams Family," "Mamma Mia!"). I have also appeared on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" as a musician extra. ...

About Ryan

I am a professional drummer who has been teaching students of all ages and backgrounds for nearly 20 years. I have performed as a drum substitute on the Off-Broadway show "Jersey Boys," and have also backed up singers Adam Pascal ("RENT," "Aida"), Christine Ohlman (The Saturday Night Live Band), an

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in San Pedro, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in San Pedro is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $160 per hour.
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$53 average
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$66 average

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"Garret is a great instructor. He's really helped me get better at drumming, and is taking my drumming to another level."
Aiden
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Great instructor, very patient, positive and passionate about music!"
April
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"Easy to learn drums with him

Casey is an awesome drums instructor. Very easy going and professional. If you are looking into learning to play the drums in a fun way Casey is your guy. Great drummer!"
Marco
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Mike is one of the best drum instructors out there. I've been taking lessons with him from middle school, and he has helped me succeed to become the jazz drummer and drum captain at Marina High School. Mike understands several different styles: rock, jazz, Latin, metal, and more. In addition, he teaches students the proper technique, rudiments and how to read sheet music. Most importantly, Mike stands out from other instructors because he spends time trying to understand his students' interests and incorporates them into his lessons. He is very outgoing and energetic, so his lessons are always fun and educational. Overall, I highly recommend him because he challenges and inspires his students to become better drummers."
Ryan
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"I took beginning lessons from John about five years ago. I learnd so much about drumming and music! Awesome teach, super patient and motivating. Time for band rehearsal... Thx John!!"
Ammie
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"Jerry's method of teaching is gradual and very informative. He takes the time to listen to what's being said, then analyze the student's needs and sets the pace based upon aptitude.

He asks pertinent and relevant questions to determine the processes to apply that will bring about the best results. Very patient! Great first lesson and good study material."
Clinton
Took Drum lessons from Jerry J.
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"Yulia is a great teacher. She is very patient and can explain the same technique in many different ways until I can understand it and perform it myself. Muscle memory is something you have to practice and she has taught me several methods to help me improve my muscle memory skills."
Kate
Took Drum lessons from Yulia B.
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"Attention to detail ! Loving it so far !"
Kristen
Took Drum lessons from Scott W.
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"Michael is an excellent music/drum teacher. My son and daughter love their lessons with Michael. They enjoy the music choices and both always tell me how much fun the lessons are and I love watching them thrive in their classes. Michael is a very good communicator. I appreciate his punctuality and his commitment as a teacher."
Richard
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"Very good and detailed instructor."
Neil Hill
Took Drum lessons from Thomas C.
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