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Athan G.

66 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Athan G.

66 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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Mario M.
Awesome instructor! Definitely seeing my progress!
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Jason A.

North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Drumset Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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

Brian R.

9 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Brian R.

9 Reviews
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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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Riccardo B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music performances, ear training and music education from Accademia del Suono
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Riccardo B.

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Experienced professional drummer available for private lessons.
Available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn. I specialize in independence, reading, time playing, technique, all styles. I use many of the most popular drum methods from the tradition of drumming.

About Riccardo

Riccardo has been teaching private lessons since 2006 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his studio, and online. Riccardo has helped students of every age, level and musical inclination. Riccardo received his first training at 'Accademia del Suono' (Milan, Italy) in 201

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Khalid I.
Excellent teacher
Giorgia B.
Riccardo is a very knowledgeable teacher and also able to make the lesson fun.

Brett R.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Español
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AAAS digital/analog audio engineering from Shoreline Comm. College
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Brett R.

11 Reviews
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Wide variety of styles/genres:
e.g. Rock, Swing, Latin, etc.
Includes all snare rudiments, as well as full trap-kit exercises.
Familiarization of multiple time signatures.

About Brett

MUSIC INSTRUCTION AND ENJOYMENT OFFERED. Very enthusiastic and experienced musician available for instruction offering the following: # In-depth written music theory coupled with an equivalent of ear training and tone recognition # Introduction to performance skills with instruments

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Julie
I'm into my second month of weekly guitar lessons with Brett and can't believe how well I am playing already!! I've had some basic guitar lessons in the past but still very much a beginner. Brett knew precisely where to start and what I needed next to advance my playing, and broke it down into attainable steps. So far I've learned a good handful of strum patterns; I can finally play two songs pretty well and sing along; and I am in the rudimentary stage of learning to finger pick. Really love the fact that beautiful sounds are coming from my instrument! Highly recommend if you're ready to make the commitment to becoming a capable player.
Charlie E.
What a terrible experience. I signed up for lessons for my wife from Brett as a gift because he listed times that would work for my wife given that we have a young daughter, and have a hard time making time for lessons. Brett told us 3 days before the lesson that the time wouldn't work, then simply never showed for the rescheduled first lesson. Worse, he simply refused to do scheduling via email (he would leave voicemails and failed to return my wife's call when she called back as they were playing phone tag), and then told us he had another commitment during the slot we had supposedly reserved for him. Worse, he failed to update the site as he continually cancelled lessons and never showed up for scheduled times. I now have a huge hassle of getting a refund on the money I paid for lessons as opposed to a lovely gift for my wife. Life's too short and we're too busy for such an awful experience.
Scott P.
Great teacher for my young daughter

Brett has been a great teacher for my 5 year old daughter. She is just learning the basics of piano and Brett has been great at expanding her skill sets. She really enjoys practicing with him and actually looks forward to when he comes over every week!
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Daniel R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Daniel R.

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My lessons are both fun and educational, with flexibility to honor each student's needs and goals. During my time as a drummer, I have had the pleasure of studying music with Dr. Richard Ripani, Eddie Bell, and renowned big band drummer Duffy Jackson in Nashville, TN. I graduated in May 2017 with a degree in Studio Music/Jazz Performance at UT Knoxville, studying with Professor Keith Brown. I want to pass on all the knowledge I gained from them to you! See you soon!

About Daniel

Hey there! My name is Daniel and I am a local drummer and private teacher recently graduated from UT Knoxville, having studied with Prof. Keith Brown. In May 2017, I earned a BM in Studio Music/Jazz Performance (drum set) and a minor in music business. I started teaching kids ages 7-14 when I was a

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Travis N.
Daniel is a really good teacher my son loves his teaching! Highly recommend.
Shayla
Daniel was an awesome instructor. My son loved playing the drums wth Daniel and progressed significantly in his skill level. Unfortunately, we have to discontinue lessons because Daniel is relocating.
Damien
First lesson was tonight, with my 3yr old son. His attention span was 20 minutes max, but Daniel was very patient with him!

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"gives good feedback. sends videos about how to play that song witch really helps."
Jennifer
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Minister Piper is a wonderful teacher, my 9 years old has progressed rapidly under his tutelage. He truly enjoys his time spent with Minister Piper."
Toya
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"This is Lucas' 3rd lesson and he has enjoyed everyone of them. Joe has been patient and continues until he gets the lesson. He relates to him and teaches at his level (Lucas is 11)."
Lucas
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"Very informative. My son enjoyed the lesson very much."
Connor
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Andy is an excellent instructor.

My 14 year old son had been playing drums for an hour or more every day for several months, and was making fair progress. He was convinced he could learn the drums on his own. But between his first and second lesson he improved exponentially. We were clearly going down the right path.

While my son was uncomfortable with the idea of taking lessons from someone he didn’t really know, Andy established a strong rapport with him by the end of lesson 1. And he was very eager to come back for lesson 2.

We intend to continue lessons with Andy for the foreseeable future."
Chance
Took Drum lessons from Andrew F.
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"Awesome teacher! Our son's first lesson, made it fun and inspired him to want more. He cant wait to go back!"
Gunnar
Took Drum lessons from Rachel H.
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"Best instructor ever! Took the time to show me what I need to work on and what I need to do to get to where I am trying to be with drumming!"
KD
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Fun and Effective!

I thought I had no rhythm. I never played drums. After a couple hours with Casey I can play rock beats and even at least play to some songs on my Ipod. Great teacher!!!"
Casey
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"My son loves his lessons with Mr. Mike! He makes it fun with the music that my son chooses while still learning new skills to improve his drum playing! Since my son has his school online too, Mr. Mike's flexibility with scheduling has made it easy for all of us!"
JA
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"I've been taking lessons for a year and I really enjoy Jimmy's approach. Jimmy takes the time to explain the proper technique for everything, including the different ways to hold the sticks.

He is always available to answer questions which really helps between lessons."
Sean
Took Drum lessons from James R.
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