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Popular Drum Teachers in Topanga, CA

Ross H.

17 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2011
  • B.A. Professional Music (Performance & Music Production) from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Ross H.

17 Reviews
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My teaching style is very flexible & hands on. My goal is to make beautiful music and I do this by taking technical exercises and giving them musical meaning. This means I focus on the ideas of time, vocabulary & dynamic playings, but within this still teaching essential technical exercises in order to create a well-rounded musician.

After each lesson I will email detailed notes, as well as any supplemental documents and/or music.

About Ross

Using my experience I am able to cater my lessons to students of all abilities, be it brand new or a seasoned player. I shape my curriculum to fit the needs of each and every student I meet & my end goal is always with the goal of maximizing their creativity potential to its fullest.

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Macaidyn G.
Fun and learned something - good lesson
Colin Third
Ross is a BOSS teacher. I've been taking online lessons with him for a few months now & couldn't recommend more!
Terra
Ross is an awesome teacher. Patient, fun to interact with, knowledgeable. I had a great lesson and am looking forward to learning more from him! Definitely recommend!

Jason A.

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

Alexa B.

9 Reviews
Valley Village, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, English
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Alexa B.

9 Reviews
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I've been teaching drums to students of all ages since 2004. I'm available for lessons at my home studio or your house, and I'm great with kids, however I ask that your child is at least 6 years old. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play basic drum beats and play along to some of your favorite songs. At the same time, we'll work on good drumming technique, note reading, developing good timing, and more. I'm a very patient and positive teacher and would be excited to hear from you! I pride myself on having long-term student retention. :)

About Alexa

Hi, there! My name is Alexa and I would be excited to be your drum teacher. I've been teaching private lessons since 2004 and have helped 100+ students become better drummers. I strive to make my lessons fun yet productive. If you are a beginner, you'll learn all the foundations for good drumming s

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Steven
I just had my first lesson with Alexa, and it was a lot of FUN!
She has a lot of positivity and good naturedness, easy to relate to. She also was able to come up with some good ideas for how to improve some of my playing.
I look forward to my next lesson!
Erin
I had a lovely first lesson with Alexa! She was patient, encouraging, and fun. By the end of the lesson, I learned something new, knew what I needed to practice, and was excited to go back for another lesson.
Yasmin
WOW! My nephew was so inspired and excited after his first drum lesson with Alexa! She is so professional and knowledgeable ... and made the lesson so much fun! I wholeheartedly recommend her!

Meet Online Drum Teachers Serving Topanga, CA

Scott D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Associate of Arts, Bachelors of Music from William rainey Harper college, Northern Illinois
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Scott D.

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I began my music studies at the age of ten with all types of percussion, then graduated on to standard style rock kit drumming. I have been teaching drums for 20 years.

About Scott

Scott D. was born in Arlington Heights, Illinois in 1967. He expressed a keen interest in music at an early age, and subsequently, began his studies with the clarinet, and percussion while performing in the school band. A short time after that, he decided guitar was going to be his instrument of

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Couldnt ask for more

It's easy to say that Scott knows what he's talking about, he has plenty of experience and does a great job breaking things down to a simpler form. I've enjoyed my first month's classes and look forward to gaining a repertoire with him.
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David E.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David E.

30 Reviews
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I've been playing and teaching drums for 10 years now. I will help students develop all the different techniques involved in becoming a proficient drummer. Increasing their coordination in understanding how to execute the basics of rhythmic dictation all the way to complicated syncopations. Drum lessons are not available In-Studio.

About David

A fun, friendly, and professional Music Instructor at your service for Voice, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, & Ukulele! I have a BA degree from Florida Atlantic University in Music Performance for Classical/Flamenco/Jazz/Blues guitar and I've also performed on the Piano/Keyboards for a couple differe

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Leonard A.
David is an excellent instructor. He is clear, patient, and very talented himself. He has a very relaxed personality.
Paula H.
Great teacher. My son has disabilities and David works around this seamlessly. I couldn't ask for a better piano teacher!
Kash & Scarlett S.
So happy with David! Our kids loved him and looking forward to their next session!
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Gabriel H.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Louis Lundemo scholarship award, best film score of the 2011 24 hr film fest from MCC, Milwaukee 24 hr film fest
  • Teaching since 2004
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Gabriel H.

13 Reviews
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Online Drum Teacher

I teach the ins and out of drumming up to a professional level

About Gabriel

I graduated with a BA in jazz studies from Columbia in 2007 and have been teaching since 2005. I have played in many different projects, covering many styles including Rock, Jazz, Latin, Hip hop, classical, orchestral, and country. So, I have a strong understanding on the specifics of each of the

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Yishay L.
Gabriel is an amazing music teacher not only is he helping me with bass guitar but also understanding a bit of music theory. He shows me ways to to help maximize the amount of learning I can get out of practicing. Overall he is a great teacher with knowledge of a multitude of instruments and music in general.
Elliana
Elliana really enjoyed her first lesson with Gabriel. She was able to play some new things for me right after he left. I'm excited to see how she grows.
Josh G.
He is so friendly and professional. I really enjoy his lesson.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Topanga, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Topanga 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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$55 average
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$67 average

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"Michael has been teaching drums to my 6-year-old son for the past 5 months. He has been really great to work with. My son loves going to his lessons, where he always has fun. Michael's demeanor is perfect for my son, keeping the lesson light and breezy in tone, but making sure he is always learning proper technique and advancing his skills.

Michael is very flexible, always working with us to adjust the schedule when needed. We rented drums at first (which we were able to do through Michael - I asked, he provided; no pressure sales), but when we were ready to purchase, he helped us find the right set. Michael even helped us get a reduced price through a local music store.

I can't say enough good things about our experience with Michael. The best testimony that I can give is that my son loves to practice his drums every day, without having to be asked!"
Rich
Took Drum lessons from Michael J.
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"Amazing Drum Teacher

Jesse is an incredible instructor and extremely friendly and knowledgeable. I have been taking drum lessons from him for just a few months and have improved incredibly since starting out knowing nothing. Very encouraging, and great at spotting aspects to improve upon.

Also, he puts together band nights with all of his students (across many different instruments) which are incredibly fun, and a great way to get practice with others.

Highly recommended!"
Eric
Took Drum lessons from Jesse M.
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"John was patient, very helpful, and met my son where he was in his journey. Already after the firs lesson, he was well improved and excited for the next lesson."
Maxton
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"One of the most patient and knowledgeable instructors I know, my son is excited every time."
Daymond
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"We moved to Atlanta this summer, looking out for a new drum teacher for our 10 year old son David. And there he is: absolutely smart, stunningly relaxed, ever so patient and polite and - most of all - so funny and inspiring while teaching my child! Just within these three months passed David has made such remarkable progress, playing many new rhythms and patterns, doing drum solos for minutes and improving his whole attitude. If you want a positive chemistry for your child's musical development I can fully recommend Casey as an instructor."
Petra
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Really helpful and comfortable to be around with you. Feels like you would learn drumming in fast"
Amna
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"My son always looks forward to his lessons with Aaron. Aaron is good at keeping my 11-year-old engaged in his lesson. He always follows up with feedback and homework."
Jennifer
Took Drum lessons from Aaron C.
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"My son loves his drum lessons. Being eight, he naturally has an excess amount of energy and a tendency to chat but Joe has a way of engaging him and keeps him learning. Very positive and supportive as well."
Olin
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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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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"David, Greg, and the female guitar teacher ( I have forgotten her name ) were all very welcoming and offered great insight into my son's advancement with his guitar and drum playing. He can't wait for his next lesson. Regards, Baron Baker"
Aiden
Took Drum lessons from David B.
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