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Mike B.

14 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, French
  • B.Mus in Music Composition and Piano from University of British Columbia
  • Awarded Kawai Canada Music Ltd. Piano Scholarship from Capilano University
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Mike B.

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Any genre, any song. Teaching for 20 years. I tailor each lesson to the needs/goals of every student.

For beginners, I can write easy versions of your favorite songs for you, while giving you a well balanced music education.

For more advanced players, I can show you how to play almost any drum part, and show you tips on how to figure out drum parts by ear and make your own.

Since I play other instruments, I can show you how to jam to anything and sound good while having a blast!

For children, I make lessons fun and varied with learning and musical games to keep them excited and engaged.

For everyone, I can teach you the most efficient ways to learn any musical skill based on experience and leading scientific books on learning, while keeping lessons fun!

About Mike

I've studied piano and other instruments for 30 years, have been teaching music for 20, and have been a full time professional musician and music teacher for 11 years. As a musician who was raised on classical piano but has also spent his life playing in bands, jamming, and composing in several ge

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Sarah P.
Hi, Mike! I like the songs you pick for me to learn.
Max F.
Mike was awesome in my first lesson. He knew exactly how to keep pace with my progression...looking forward to #2!
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Athan G.

58 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Athan G.

58 Reviews
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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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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.

Brian R.

9 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $70
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Music Degree - Jazz Studies Percussion from Western Connecticut University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian R.

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Ready to start playing the drums? I teach drum lessons to beginners, intermediate and advanced players.

About Brian

I'm a 33 year old professional musician who has been playing drums and percussion for the last 19 years. I've taught for a respected music studio in Connecticut and I continue to teach here in Los Angeles. I have played in numerous bands and toured the United States, Europe and Central America. The

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Sam
sooooooo much fun taking hand drum lessons from Brian! Ultra beginner student is me (shhh I'm getting better!). I decided to learn bongos plus the djembe ( I don't own either drum BUT he has them at his studio so it was cool )......He is very supportive when I try the exercises he shows me and no pressure to be a pro right away lol. I will keep coming to learn more and more I like the salsa stuff he showed me at lessons.......and don't worry Brian I am about to buy a set of bongos to practice at home! Cool guy - recommended!!!
Luther
This dude can play! Brian is a great teacher.. we did some hand drums and drum set for the few lessons we had together. I was new to learning music and glad I came across Brian because he is a chill guy with positive light. I felt as if I could take drums as far as I wanted with Brian as my teacher. I will be back for some more lessons when my wife lets me lol.
Jessie
Quality drum teacher. I took lessons with Brian for about a year and his teaching style is relaxed compared to other drummers I studied with. I never felt rushed with the exercises, we always went at my pace. I recommend this teacher.

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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Awarded one of 48 Artists selected to be nominated for the Grammies from the Grammys
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Benjamin M.

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I can teach ROCK drumming and Percussion techniques. As a Composer and Professional Musician (guitar/saxophone) I also have a comprehensive understanding of poly-rhythmic studies and phrasing.

About Benjamin

Hello Future Students! Whether you want to pursue a Musical Career or simply learn how to Play your Favorite Tunes for friends and family, I am here as your Teacher and Guide. Until the current pandemic is properly assessed, I teach only through the use of Skype or Zoom. Originally from

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Bryan P.
Excellent instructor and a way cool guy. My first lesson was really informative, with so many helpful tips and techniques. Ben is a friendly, patient teacher, and I am looking forward to my next lesson!
Charlie and Cindy
We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)
Bryan K.
30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben.
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Joshua H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Samuel V.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Samuel V.

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With over 20 years of drumming experience, i will help you develop your skills as a drummer wherever you are at, be it someone who has never touched a drumstick, or someone who's been playing longer than me. We all have so much to learn!

About Samuel

I am a music teacher, songwriter, and musician with over 10 years of teaching experience, and 20 years of playing drums, guitar, and singing. I am passionate about teaching music and would love to help you grow in your skill and knowledge as well. I've worked with many beginners and intermediate

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Silas
Sam is an awesome teacher. His style of teaching makes learning the music AND the theory behind it a lot of fun! One of his best abilities is that he can understand questions really well. I have a lot of long, crazy, seemingly nonsensical, confusing, rambling questions, and he is able to ANSWER them all! I am continually astounded! He's assisted me in making a lot of progress, because of that skill, and others, such as patience and articulation, and demonstration. I would recommend him.
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Sam is a fantastic drum instructor! He has the expertise to teach both beginners (like my child) and advanced students. His personality is winsome and friendly, firm yet kind. He explains music theory in an extremely accessible way - convincing his student why the theory “stuff” makes musical expression even more fun.
Tiffany
Sam is an amazing teacher! He’s so easy going (so my kids feel comfortable, able to ask questions and ask for input). This is great for confidence building! He’s also extremely knowledgeable and able to inspire the creative artist within your child. He gives concrete, helpful instructions on how to improve and practice each week. My kids always have a plan for their week which makes improvement a no-brainer. My kids have improved by leaps and bounds since taking lessons from Sam. They love the skill and artistry they are attaining and love their lessons from Sam. Great guy, great teacher. You will not be disappointed!!!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in West Hollywood, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in West Hollywood 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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"Dor has the perfect demeanor for an instructor. He's laid-back but attentive, reassuring even when providing constructive criticism, and able to convey his passion about music. All those characteristics combine to make lessons with Dor both fun and productive."
Jeff
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
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"My son started learning the drums at age 5. Not only is he able to keep a beat but he is learning to read music. He is also being taught proper drumming techniques and that there is more to it than just banging sticks. Within these past two years, Mike built his confidence and gave him enough skills to go perform at his school's talent show. Each lesson my son comes out smiling and has a sense of accomplishment. He says his lessons are fun and that Mike is a cool teacher. Mike shows that he loves to teach and I couldnt be more pleased!!!!"
Ryan C.
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Charles is a great drum instructor! Very knowledgeable and my son really enjoyed it. We will be signing up again!"
Landon
Took Drum lessons from Charles W.
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"Murray has been our instructor for a few years. He is fantastic. He brings energy and enthusiasm to every lesson. He caters to the needs of our child with caring patience and an pure love for drumming."
Russ
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Great drum teacher! My daughter loves him!"
Elizabeth barr
Took Drum lessons from Lee M.
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"My daughter had an easy time connecting and was very excited about drumming."
Tanel
Took Drum lessons from Kevin F.
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"Thanks Mike, so much great info!"
Aaron
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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"Gabriel is great with being patient and explaining specific skills for my 6 yr old son. We appreciate how he shows what he means to give hands-on guidance."
Melissa
Took Drum lessons from Gabriel C.
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"Mike is going to be great instructor. He was able to quickly assess my level of experience and we already have the next few lessons planned out. I'd recommend him for any age or style you want to learn."
Greg
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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"Best Drum Instructor North County

We couldn't be happier with Matt. He has taken a shy, not-so-confident young boy and turned him into a proud, musically knowledgeable and darn good drummer !!! Matt is extremely patient, positive,reliable, FUN and a skilled drummer to boot. My son states, "Matt explains things clearly" . I would highly recommend him."
Lisa
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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