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Popular Drum Teachers in Marlborough, CT

Chris L.

Windsor Locks, CT
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris L.

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I am a percussionist/drummer located in Windsor Locks, CT. I have been playing drums since I have been seven years old and have been teaching for 11 years. I have played all over the world and have taught students as young as four all the way to fifty years old as well as teaching at Boston University. I have my bachelors in percussion from Indiana University, masters in percussion from Boston University, and graduate diploma in percussion from New England Conservatory.

About Chris

Chris Latournes has maintained a private studio in his home for the past eleven years and has taught students ranging from elementary to collegiate level teaching percussion at Boston University. Chris has a bachelors degree in percussion from Indiana University studying with John Tafoya, a master

James B.

New Britain, CT
Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 1975
  • Teaches students 9 to 75
  • Awarded Concert Master from Western CT State College Wind Ensemble
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James B.

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Snare Drum instruction....I normally use the Standard of Excellence method books for many of my students; however, I am open minded to adjusting to each individual student's musical needs, whether it be Jazz, Classical, or whatever style music the student is focusing on. Other excellent methods are the Ed Sueta Book, Rubank Method, Breeze Easy, Achievement in Excellence, and perhaps the First Division Method Book. For Drummers, I prefer the Haskell Harr Method, or the Buddy Rich Method Book, as well as the Breeze Easy Method. I always play my instrument along with the student so that he/she can hear how the music is supposed to be played in regards to the notes as well as the rhythm! This way, we all have fun learning!

About James

Hello! I am James and I have taught in the public schools in Connecticut for 35 years teaching all the Band instruments (flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, drums), and also piano. I have also taught beginning violin, viola, and cello. I have taught privately for many years and h

Behn G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Behn G.

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I've been teaching drums for most of my life in all genres and at all levels I also play other percussion instruments, including mallet percussion and piano. Composition and music theory are also topics in my lessons. While most of my students are college age, I love to work with beginners!

About Behn

*** Travel Equipment *** I can provide sticks, mallets, snare drum, practice pad, metronome. *** Specialties *** Specialization in jazz and classical. Also capable of teaching composition in both areas.

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Mike K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mike K.

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You've got to walk before you can run, so I focus on the basics. But, the basics can be a lot of fun! Especially once we start to apply them to your favorite songs, and being creative with them - that's kind of what it's all about!

About Mike

Learning to play an instrument is a mixture of a lot of fun, and a lot of hard work. My strength is finding what will inspire my students to WANT to put in those difficult hours of practice, and then showing them how to apply what they have learned in a creative way, so that they experience the fu

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Keith J.
Amazing, patient really informative instructor and just a great guy. Highly recommend.
Vince
Mike was really the best instructor I could have asked for. Knowledgeable, patient, and best of all, chill when he needed to be. I was just picking up the drums for a high school band I was in at the time, and he was more than willing to help me learn whatever dumb song me or my band had decided sounded cool at the time. At the same time, he showed me a lot of really excellent practice techniques, directed me to some solid literature for different rhythms to work on, and would sit with me through a whole hour of my relentless mistakes like it was nothing. More than a good instructor, he's a really cool guy! He never missed a beat!
Fred
Mike brings it all to the lesson...musicianship,
decades of experience, versatility and creativity.
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James G.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • AA Jazz Studies from Cuesta Community College
  • Teaching since 2011
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James G.

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Learning how to play Drum set can be challenging on your own. With over ten years of professional experience playing in all styles and genres, I believe together we can set key learning outcomes and joyfully help build your confidence as drummer. I will give you the rhythm methods you'll need to build a healthy relationship with your instrument in a safe and fun environment. My goal for you as my student is to reach your musical potential while having a wonderful time!

About James

I'm a bassist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and actor. I received my BA in Music (with a Classical Double Bass focus) from California Polytechnic State University in 2017 and I've been a professional freelance musician since 2010; primarily working in the state of California. My love for musi

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Tom
James is a highly qualified instructor and was very thoughtful in answering my questions. I was impressed with the amount of resources he had on hand, such as worksheets, method books, sheet music, etc. I would definitely recommend James for anyone curious about learning music theory and/or the many instruments he plays.
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Conchshell R.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts from Prairie View A&M University
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Conchshell R.

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My approach to teaching is different, it is a combination of my experience as a performer, a teacher and a student. That means a lot of information, building a solid rudimentary vocabulary and the ability to put all of that into a solid pace and perspective.

About Conchshell

Conchshell Rhythms also known as Mr. Loran T. Bailey is Husband and Father of two originally for Nassau, Bahamas (🇧🇸) . Mr. Bailey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education (EC-12) with a focus in percussion, and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Education Leadership & Administration. He

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Peter
No one can infuse you with the skills necessary to become proficient with any instrument. They can teach you basics and even advanced techniques, but to make them yours, you must implement what you have been taught and practice, practice, practice.
Loran's strength with and gift to me is that he is my coach. He is amazingly good at being my coach. Loran reassures me that what I have do so far is good, encourages me to be better, and motivates me to continue striving.
As a sixty-something who was basically starting over with respect to the piano, Loran is my guru.
Mark Avant Gaitor
Very good teacher. Very knowledgeable and patient. Has a wealth of knowledge in the field of music and percussion. I highly recommend Mr.Bailey
Mrs.Johnson
Mr. Bailey is an awesome instructor. He is very patient with my son and he makes the lessons fun! I highly recommend Mr. Bailey

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Marlborough, CT

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Marlborough 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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45 min
$53 average
60 min
$66 average

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"No experience, no problem. Colin knows how to play.

I had never played drums before my first lesson but I had a singing background which gave me a good rythm. Colin was able to assess my coordination and abilities within that first lesson and understand how hard to push me. Colin is very good at the drums but knows what it takes to get there. Despite his elite skills he is able to relate well to the beginner, understand the different issues they are having, and provide a solution. I've been taking lessons at Colin's house where he has a couple of drum sets in the basement. The equipment he has is very good. It can be a little cold in the basement during a minnesota winter but when you're drumming it's not a big deal. I would say that his basement is an average place to play, but he's got good equipment which is most important. While teaching he doesn't follow a lesson book. He provides a good progression of excersises that allow you to gradually learn while using the entire drum set. Colin is a great teacher who is always willing to answer your questions and provides very fun lessons."
Michael
Took Drum lessons from Colin M.
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"Jerry is the drum instructor for a young man interested in playing the drums in our church. Jerry was a very delightful, caring and knowledgeable instructor. Our young man just loves him and look forward to attending his drum lessons. Real glad we chosen him to work with."
Darleen
Took Drum lessons from Jerry J.
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"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."
Aidan
Took Drum lessons from Scott K.
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"I worked with Andrew for over 2 years learning the drums. Fabulous teacher! Andrew taught me technique, timing, different genres of drumming but most importantly inspired me to keep stretching in my playing. His love of music shines through his teaching."
Teresa
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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"Kevin is a great teacher. I am a total beginner and already feel more comfortable with notes than I ever thought possible and I’m having fun learning the drums. I would not hesitate to recommend him. Thanks Kevin!"
Janet
Took Drum lessons from Kevin F.
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"Lessons with Michael are fun, challenging and rewarding! He motivates me to do better and is flexible with my changing schedule. I look forward to continued lessons with Michael. Thank you all concerned."
Richard
Took Drum lessons from Michael J.
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"Our son decided to start learning drums this year and about a year behind the other kids at school. Kevin has been able to encourage him and provide the basic fundamental instruction so that he can feel confident as he will be transitioning into the school band class soon. It is quite obvious that he genuinely cares about his students and wants the best for them. We definitely recommend this guy if your looking for someone to help you get started on the path to becoming more musically inclined :)"
Brian
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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"gives you good feed back and picks great songs for you to practice."
Jennifer
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Didn't think online drum lessons would work, but they do and I am thrilled I found Perry as my teacher! His Drum Control book is the perfect guide and I am improving with every lesson. Thanks Perry!"
M.Lancaster
Took Drum lessons from PERRY S.
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"Looking forward to learning more with Tracy!"
Logan
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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