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Ray R.

5 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ray R.

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Hello! My name is Ray, I'm 31 years old, and was born in Queens, NY. I studied classical music for many years as a youngster at the Aaron Copeland School of Music college preparatory program. During this program I was introduced to Jazz, and around the same time began experimenting with synth

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Cynthia
Ray is an amazing teacher. My 11-year-old has high-functioning autism and has a great interest in learning music. I was hesitant to hire just any teacher, as many teachers don't have the patience and understanding to work with special needs kids. However, Ray has been not only patient, but he has an exceptional way of teaching my son in a way that he would understand and retain the information. Ray is creative, intuitive, and experienced. My son is very happy and enjoys the lesson every single time. Thanks Ray.
Maximus
Awesome!!!!!!!! So sweet! Cool hair : ))
Eden H.
My daughter is loving her cello lessons with Ray even more than she expected. She feels she is really improving.
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Athan G.

58 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Jazz Performance/Composition from California State University Northridge
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Athan G.

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I have taught drums for eight years, and strive to provide each student with exactly what they need to excel. I have extensive training, both from CSUN as a Jazz Performance major and performing around the world in various groups. From basic technique, to advanced technical and musical studies, my wealth of knowledge and experience will help you improve immensely. I teach based on each individual student in order to provide you with the best and most fun learning experience.

About Athan

Hello potential students! I have been teaching music for over eight years, and love teaching as much as music itself. As someone who started late (began drumming at age 16), and quickly progressed from complete (i.e. terrible) beginner to studying at nationally ranked CSU Northridge's jazz program,

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Vihaan
Very good first lesson. My 8 year old son was very happy and looking forward to practicing. Athan is very friendly and patient and motivating.

Scott K.

4 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $54
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.S. in Cognitive Science from UCLA
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Scott K.

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I've been playing drums for almost 20 years and it is an integral part of my life. I've been teaching for 3 years and have watched students grow from beginners to beast-status. I teach all different styles: rock, jazz, Afro-Cuban, rudiments, you name it. Time to rock!

About Scott

I am a professional producer with a love for all things music. Going from playing the drums on trash cans in my garage as a kid to on stages in LA has been a wonderful ride. Now it's time to get you started on your journey. My musical work as has been feature on Spotify's Fresh Finds playlist a

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Michael M.
Scott is a very talented producer and drummer and is very patient and easy to work with. i highly recommend him to anyone looking to learn Ableton and advance their engineering/ production skills!
Hannah
I am brand new to music production and Scott broke everything down very easily for me. He also gave me great recommendations on starter kit equipment to purchase that was not too expensive.
Aidan
I had a good time with Scott as my coach and first time playing on a drum set! I hope to continue more lessons and maybe do some studio work later.
He showed me basic techniques that I could understand and practice with music. I am happy that I met him.

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Joshua H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Biomechanical Engineering from Kettering University
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Joshua H.

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I'm a drummer classically trained by many local Metro Detroit session musicians and even the drummer who supported Uncle Kracker for a long time! I have been drumming for more than half of my life with a natural talent and affinity to progressive rock and metal. I can teach and read sheet music, teach proper sticking technique (such as Moeller, throw catch, and rudiments), and teach the best way to fall into a groove for songs. I have experience with teaching math as a tutor for many years and want to expand my tutoring experience into my greatest passion; which is drums. I'm excited to get to know you or your student!

About Joshua

I've drummed in many live concerts ranging from festivals like Arts, Beats, and Eats in Royal Oak, to venues like the Emerald Theater and the Hard Rock Cafe in Detroit. I have also played one special concert at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a young teenager. I can learn by ear and play just abo

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Cassie B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Cassie B.

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I teach with an encouraging, positive mentality that will foster fun and a love for the drums! For beginners, I start from the ground up with proper technique, rudiments, musicality, all while ensuring room for creativity and curiosity.

After that, and for drummers with a little more experience, you'll learn to:
-Use rudiments in a musical and practical way on the kit
-Build your drum vocabulary
-Play musically and with purpose
-Read and write music
-Write fast charts for gigging

I teach out of my music studio in my home, a roomy and professional space with a beautiful kit to play on, or online.

About Cassie

Howdy! My name is Cassie and I've been teaching private lessons full time since January 2019. I have loved every second of it!. Piano/Ukulele/Guitar: I take on a playful approach to music, turning instruments into friends and notes into stories. Students will learn the foundations of music a

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Saraya
So talented!
beauXjames
From day one, Cassie has not only been enthusiastic about music, but also about creating a relationship with my daughter. I can visibly see progress in my daughter's understanding of rhythm in what we listen to and she loves to create games around the subject. We look forward to an ongoing relationship with Cassie.
Erin
We love Cassie! My son, who struggles to focus, loves his time with her...from learning rudiments to playing the music that HE loves. She’s a fantastic drummer AND teacher!

Shon M.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Shon M.

37 Reviews
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Groove is everything! Drumming is far more about feel than it's about flash. If you want to be the drummer who is in high demand you need to have both feel and flash, but feel is something that is not common. It's easier to learn flashy antics than a meat and potato drumming foundation. I've been a professional musician for over 30 years in the studio and touring all over the US, Mexico, and Central America. I can teach you how to play with seemingly effortless technique, how to bring your internal groove monster out, how to improvise solos, and bring thunderous energy into your playing venues! I look forward to speaking with you soon

About Shon

My Name is Shon M. I was raised in a family that has a tradition of passing the art of music down from generation to generation. I began playing at age 5 and I play 5 instruments professionally and 15 instruments in all. I studied music at Morehead State University and Musician’s Institute. I'v

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Adam T.
Shon is very accommodating to helping you learn at your own pace. He is very patient, encouraging and insightful. Shon is very relaxed which helps me feel comfortable and not feel pressured. He gives reassurance all the time that the "growing pains" of learning guitar are normal things everyone fights through. I would highly recommend him.
Jamie
Great instruction. Lots of knowledge. Great guy.
Vernom
Great personality, easy to work with, talented musician and teacher. A most pleasant experience.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Valley Village, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Valley Village 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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"Attention to detail ! Loving it so far !"
Kristen
Took Drum lessons from Scott W.
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"Jimmy is the best instructor ever!! I went into playing drums not really having any knowledge of music what so ever. I have been playing for 7 months now and I have learned so much. He is so encouraging and is always giving you positive feedback on how your doing and it makes you feel good about yourself and how you play. I am always learning new things about my instrument and how important my roll as a musician is no matter who I am playing with or for. With Jimmy the lessons might be once a week but he is always there no matter what day or time to help you out with any questions you may have. He is the best there is no one else like him!!! Every lesson is fun and I look forward to going every week!!"
Nicole
Took Drum lessons from James R.
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"Our 7 year old so is taking lessons with Jeremy and having a blast! The lessons are engaging and tied to the music our son likes. He is learning a lot and improving every week. We highly recommend Jeremy!"
Rebecca
Took Drum lessons from Jeremy T.
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"Ryan is awesome!! I love his teaching style. Very laid back, fun and educational. My 5 year old with enough energy for 100 of me was engaged the entire time. We look forward to lots more lessons with Ryan!"
Elijah
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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"I’ve taken lessons with Garrett for a couple months now. I learn something new every week, and I enjoy every lesson. Would highly recommend!"
Gabe
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"My son is three lessons in with Doug. He has enjoyed them. Doug explains things to him, jokes around with him, and keeps the lessons fun. He understands that my son is a beginner and focuses the lessons accordingly. We are pleased with the instruction."
Sebastian
Took Drum lessons from Douglas O.
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"My son (6) and I have both been taking drum lessons with Bobby for close to two years and it's been an awesome experience. My son, of course, started from scratch, and I had some basic chops before starting, but with seemingly endless patience and dedication, Bobby has gotten both of us to sound great. We quickly progressed from basic 4/4 rhythms into the cooler world of paradiddles and ghost notes, learning techniques like dynamic drumming that go a long way towards making us both sound like legitimate drummers.

Knowing basically nothing about the technical aspects of drumming when we started, we needed Bobby's help to set up our kit. He showed us how to tune our drums, position the toms and ride/crash cymbals, and all around just get the best sound possible out of our basic TAMA drum kit. When Bobby gets grooving on our drum set, it becomes obvious that it’s not the size or cost of the kit that matters.

When we talked about what styles of music we were into and the kind of music we wanted to play, Bobby found perfect selections for us to play along to and he seems to have the sheet music to every song out there! One time I filmed a street musician drumming the funkiest of beats and after I showed it to Bobby, he broke it down for me so that I could play it too.

Bobby has been the perfect instructor for us and I strongly recommend anyone at any level to become a student of his."
Tom T
Took Drum lessons from Bobby C.
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"Fantastic lessons with a very knowledgable and wonderfully patient instructor!!"
Roxy
Took Drum lessons from Rene T.
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"Awesome teacher! Not just a great drummer, but patient and articulate. He was really able to help me understand and execute in ways I never could before. Seems like he would also be great with kids...super patient and encouraging!"
J
Took Drum lessons from David P.
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"He is amazing! Pack full of knowledge! He is passionate about giving you a strong foundation to build on. Very fun and very easy going! Drum lesson day is the day I look forward to and it won't come soon enough."
Christina
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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