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Danny B.

2 Reviews
Torrance, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Psychology BA from California State University Long Beach
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Danny B.

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I've been teaching drum set for 5 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to properly hold a pair of sticks and as time goes on you'll be able to effectively keep time, and play along to songs. I specialize in rock, fuck, pop, and blues drumming. In my lessons I typically us the instructional books Syncopation by Ted Reed and the Drummer's Bible by Mick Berry. At lessons I have two drum sets, drum pads, sticks, brushes, music stands, and various drum books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and am excited to teach.

About Danny

I have been playing and performing the drums for the past 16 years. In a teaching situation I try and provide a relaxed and friendly environment in order to learn a students strengths and weaknesses. I want students to be able to learn at their own pace, and not to worry if they think they are

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Dominic L.
Our son learned so much with his music teacher. We are grateful for his patience
Meghan
Danny is a great teacher - he's really patient and encouraging and my son adores his lessons and looks forward to them every week. Danny has a way of making him both take it seriously and also think he's having the most fun and is a natural. I high;y recommend him.

Jason A.

North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
  • 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
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alexa B.

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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 Torrance, CA

Brandon P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $167
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Brandon P.

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I give very helpful and skillful lessons derived off of over time different techniques that I have developed over playing over the course of 13 years! i want our lessons to be FUN not Boring, but also making an impact on your development of the skill. Fortunately I have had the opportunity to play in various cities and even for some recording artists. I want our lessons to be enjoyable and Fun thats my main focus is the enjoyment. :)

About Brandon

Hello Students My name is Brandon Porter. i am currently working towards my degree in music, I have been playing for about 13 years now and i really love drumming with a passion. I want you guys to enjoy the lessons thats my main concern, is that we have FUN. I love to have fun and laugh i have a v

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Gio A.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Music from University of Central Florida
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Gio A.

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I have been playing drum kit and percussion for over fifteen years and teaching for about 12. I've played a little bit of everything - pop, rock, punk, hip-hop, ska/reggae, blues, jazz, and even musical theater. I'm happy to share my skills and expertise with drummers of all ages and skill levels (lessons at my studio will be on electronic kit).

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Rene T.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rene T.

42 Reviews
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percussion and tempo recognition. techniques and style variation

About Rene

Knowing at the age of 5 that music was my life, by being brought up surrounded by praise music and gospel, my early exposure to music helped me to find every Instrument and style just my thing! I wanted to play everything and learn all aspects of music. I started with singing in the children's choi

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Jourdan
A great mentor.
Poorva P.
Best Piano Teacher I have ever had in my life!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Torrance, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Torrance 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 $177 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$66 average

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"Danny is Freakin Awesome!!! SO so happy he is my motivator and mentor."
Scott
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"Mike is great - connects really well with our son and has him very excited to join the lesson every week."
James
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Very professional and was engaged. My son appreciated his kindness."
Arrington
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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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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"Ross is a BOSS teacher. I've been taking online lessons with him for a few months now & couldn't recommend more!"
Colin Third
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"I am having a blast, Rayn really knows how to customiz your lesson for you. I am always looking forward to my next lesson"
Phil
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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"Our son learned so much with his music teacher. We are grateful for his patience"
Dominic
Took Drum lessons from Danny B.
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"Meets the student at their level. I am an older drummer and just want to have fun. He doesn’t force you to become someone you are not"
Susie Jo
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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"We've only had a few lessons with Jesse but my son really likes his teaching style and is always looking forward to his next lesson."
Lynn
Took Drum lessons from Jesse M.
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"Dylan is an excellent teacher and an amazing drummer. He is down-to-earth and makes you feel comfortable immediately. He's also very organized regarding scheduling, and his lesson plans are flexible and productive. His teaching style is detail oriented and he explains well. He does not hesitate to correct my child and still encourages her to play better. Dylan is very enthusiastic about drumming and makes lessons a joy to take.

I am so glad we found him as soon as we came to NYC!"
Puneet
Took Drum lessons from Dylan M.
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