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Popular Drum Teachers in Mead, CO

Stephen B.

Boulder, CO
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Central Michigan University
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephen B.

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I am thrilled to hear that you or your kid is ready to start taking drum lessons! I have been teaching drum set and percussion for eleven years, and last year finished my master's in percussion performance at CU, after a music education degree in Michigan.

I start students off with "repeat after me" style exercises to develop technique, coordination, and musical tone on the instruments. Then, we can dig into playing the music (s)he loves! I'm always curious to hear if there is a certain band or drummer my student admires?

About Stephen

Hey drummers! I am a working drummer and percussionist in all major styles, from blues, funk, and jazz to classical and marching band. In my off time, I enjoy playing in the mountains with my girlfriend and our cat.

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Scott B.

3 Reviews
Denver, CO
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Emphasis on Music from Northglenn High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Scott B.

3 Reviews
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About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott, and I'm a native of this great State of Colorado! I fell in love with the drums in 6th grade, and have never looked back! I too, began by taking private lessons, having been fortunate to be able to study under one of the best performers and private teachers in the Rocky Mountain West

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Erik S.
Scott works really well with our son every week and we have seen rapid progess in our sons ability playing the drums. Scott customizes the lesson plans to his abilities and is very supportive. We couldn't ask for anything better and our son really looks forward to the lesson each week.
Michael R.
Scott is an incredibly patient teacher. Our 6 year old has been working with him for quite a few months. Its really difficult to keep the attention of a 6 year old, but Scott has different techniques to keep him interested. He has taught our son to read music in a very short time. He has taught the importance of practice as well as warming up. He has no problem coming to our house to teach, which gives our son the comfort of home. Scott is very patient and extremely flexible and we are enjoying working with him.

Its amazing seeing our little boy reading the music and playing the drums.

We highly recommend Scott in every way!
Scott B.
Scott is one of the best teachers I've come in contact with.

He is great with people! He really goes into the need for knowing basics if you're going to do well at any of the playing styles. It makes it so much easier to play just about anything, instead of having to start from scratch to learn every individual style of music there is, which is really important when you're doing recording like I am. He's also great in encouraging individual creativity in playing, and not just staying "inside the box." That really makes a person stand out from everyone else, which is what needs to happen if you're going to be noticed and be successful.
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Dr. Dave Y.

43 Reviews
Fort Collins, CO
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor in Management and Leadership from Colorado Christian University
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dr. Dave Y.

43 Reviews
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I studied Afro-Cuban Percussion, Percussion and Drums at the University of Northern Colorado, the nation's 3rd largest Jazz school. I bring 17+ years of education and teaching experience to the table.

About Dr. Dave

I've been teaching for over 25 years & I'm pumped to work with you. BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR PRIVATE LESSONS, I've condensed all my beginner-intermediate level teachings into a variety of easy to follow video courses that will save you up to 90% on private lesson costs. START WITH THESE COURSES

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David S.
Dave is a fantastic teacher. He is very patient an encouraging. I would recommend him to anyone.
Traci H.
Dave has been great with helping improving my son's drum techniques. He is patient, yet to the point and doesn't waste anyone's time with making sure the student understands the lesson. We are looking forward to many more lessons in the future.
Karen
Dave is an incredible drum teacher. I am glad I chose Dave as my djembe teacher and highly recommend him!!!

Meet Online Drum Teachers Serving Mead, CO

Jason T.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Best Doorguy from Guitar Center
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jason T.

5 Reviews
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I am a professional drummer and educator with 26 years experience teaching and performing. My background includes live/session experience in multiple styles and musical genres, including pop, rock, jazz, funk, fusion, latin and electronic, in additional to compositional study and theory.

We will design our lessons together as student and teacher, and I am able to adapt my teaching style to each students' specific needs and abilities. Learn the fundamentals while playing along with your favorite songs! Advance your skills in a comfortable setting, with lots of encouragement and support.

I have experience with all ages and abilities, including students with physical and intellectual disabilities.

About Jason

I am a professional drummer, recording artist, and educator, with over 26 years performing and teaching. I graduated from Stony Brook University with a minor is Jazz, and as a founding member of the university's big band, the "SBU Blowage," under the direction of legendary trombonist, Ray Anderso

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Travis V.
He continues to be extremely patient and awesome. My boys are learning so much and really enjoy playing with Jason.
Griffin V.
Jason was unbelievable patient and nice. This was my boys first ever lesson and they absolutely loved it!! They can't wait till their next lesson. He was awesome!!!
Donna
Jason is a very talented musician and an excellent instructor. He is has been a patient, kind and effective teacher for my son. Can't say enough about him!

Zen R.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • A.A in Music Performance from Cuesta College
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Zen R.

12 Reviews
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I focus on drum grooves such as Jazz, Funk, Hip-Hop, Latin, Swing, Rock, and RnB. I have experience from multiple drum teachers, and have attended Cuesta College (A.A. in Music Performance) and CSUSB (B.A. in Music). If you're a beginner or are looking to improve on some new ideas and techniques, I'd be glad to teach you.

Primary focus: Drums

About Zen

Trying to play the drums? Wanting to produce, mix, master or perform with Ableton Live? Set up a lesson time to learn and collaborate right away! Bio: Starting with percussion and drum set in the styles of Classical and Jazz at Cuesta College for his A.A. in Music Performance. He then moved

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Deonte M.
Deonte
Zen takes his time to walk me through the basics of song creation and ableton. He matches your pace while knowing great segway points into new subjects
Jack M.
Knowledgable guy with solid gig experence. Very worth it.
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Corey C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1973
  • Teaches Beginner
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Corey C.

10 Reviews
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Beginning Drum lessons in my home

About Corey

Hello Students! My name is Corey and I'm looking forward to teaching you, whether you're a beginner or advanced. I specialize in beginners and always enjoy helping students get to the next level. Many of my students have gone onto success as professional guitarists. (Panic at the Disco, The Highe

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Dana
To play off what Chaz said, I'm a recovering trumpet player who initially tried my hand at the guitar about 5 years ago. Corey quickly figured out that my talent and background were better suited to the bass. There's been no turning back. Corey's a great teacher! He's always patient, he makes you work, and you enjoy the process. I'd give him more than 5 stars if I could!!
Ben
Corey is great. Always positive and happy. Great laughs. His system for teaching has gotten me from clumsy beginner to where I have the confidence to play with others and in front of an audience. He teaches relevant information that helps you know how to PLAY.
Brendan
Lessons with Corey for 15 years and I still suck but it ain’t his fault! Seriously, Corey is a very cool guy and a very capable instructor. Highly recommend him if u want to have fun while you’re learning.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Mead, CO

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Mead is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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45 min
$53 average
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$66 average

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"A good musician is not necessarily a good teacher. Most musicians do not know how to teach, period.

A good music teacher not only knows how to perform on his/instrument well but knows the art and technique of imparting the knowledge. Those are two totally different skills.

Ray is one of those rare guys to come around who has both skill well developed: he is a great musician, a great pro drummer who knows how to put himself in the student's shoes and thus can impart to the student exactly what the student needs in order to make progress.

Add to that a great positive personality and passion to boot and you have a great teacher and mentor.

I took "Advanced Drum Chart Reading" lessons and "Group Performance Workshops" classes from Ray at Cornel School of Contemporary Music and I am continuing studying with him after my graduation. I highly recommend him."
- Felipe Oliveira
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"Mike is very excellent at teaching the drums

Mike creates a fun environment when he teaches drumming,i would definitely recommend people who have an interest in drumming to go learn from Mike. He's very talented and admits he's a bit weird but the way he teaches is just fun. he's always telling you what he liked about how you're drumming and how you can improve."
- Eileen
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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"This was my first drum lesson and I do not play any other instruments. Murray made the lesson fun and informative and I look forward to my next lesson"
- Mitchell
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Yulia is a very good teacher, she's teaching my daughter how to play the drum. I recommend her to be your music teacher. She' s great! Thanks,
Andrezza"
- Samira
Took Drum lessons from Yulia B.
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"My daughter loved her first lesson...she had fun and learned a LOT. I've never seen her this enthusiastic about practicing before. Thank you Rufus!"
- Belle
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Evan has been an outstanding drum teacher for our son! His skill and enthusiasm for the instrument come through in his instruction. He sets a positive example, has excellent technical knowledge and theory, provides clear, easy to understand lessons, and allows our son to express his own interests and develop his own style of drumming. Our son is excited to see Evan each week, and looks forward to sharing his new skills with the family. Evan provides lessons at our house, is organized, and timely, as well as flexible with the his schedule to allow for changes in our family schedule from time to time."
- Rachelle
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Colin took the right amount of time to get to know my son and his skill level so that he could begin the instruction with what’s most relevant to my son. Colin was very patient and encouraging through out the lesson. My son is excited to come back for more lessons."
- Chad
Took Drum lessons from Colin M.
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"Scott has been a GREAT teacher for my son, who started playing at age 7, and has progressed amazingly quickly. The lessons are well thought out and supportive, and the practice is effective and engaging.

And, Scott is super-nice!

HIGHLY recommend Scott for drummers of any age and level."
- Craig
Took Drum lessons from Scott K.
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"Great instructor."
- ADAM PRALEIKAS
Took Drum lessons from Zaky N.
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"My 15 year old daughter is a beginning drummer. She is really enjoying her lessons with Joan and feels like she is really learning how to be a drummer."
- Kelly
Took Drum lessons from Joan Q.
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