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Popular Drum Teachers in New Haven, CT

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Luther B.

46 Reviews
Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $40
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Luther B.

46 Reviews
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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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Danni B.
Mr. Blackwell is very patient, especially when it comes to finding the right notes in songs! Every tip I have gotten from him has improved my music time and time again! He always knows how and where I can improve in our music. Thank you very much, Mr. Blackwell!
Kawanda W.
I was intimated to to even try to learn the cello Luther made me feel at ease and confident! I'm looking forward to the next lesson!
Brian Gee
I can't say enough good things about Mr. Blackwell. He is an incredible teacher that gives you what you need at your level. If you are looking for a knowledgeable and patient instructor, Mr. Blackwell is for you! Going on 3 years and I am looking forward to the next 3 years.

Brandon T.

7 Reviews
Guilford, CT
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Brandon T.

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Drum lessons are tailored to each individual student depending on their needs and goals as student and musician.

The most typical areas that are covered during lessons are (but not limited to): sight-reading, rudiments and application, technique and improvisation.

About Brandon

I’m a shoreline based professional drummer and educator that has been teaching for 6+ years and am available to travel and teach lessons. I take extreme pride in providing students with the knowledge and tools to find their voice on the drums while still fostering an enjoyable learning environm

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Jeff Z - Durham CT
I have been working with Brandon since late November 2019. I am new to drumming and having a drum teacher who is willing to come to your house to teach you on YOUR equipment. I find this to be not just convenient, but very helpful in that I find I can retain what Brandon is teaching me each lesson. Brandon is very friendly, capable and knowledgable. He has patience and never ever gets frustrated, in fact his positive reenforcement builds my confidence and keeps me engaged to continue to learn. As many folks new to drumming want to do, I wanted to 'just learn songs' and while Brandon would have done this he explained the foundational need to get the sticking, timing and coordination foundation so that we can get to my goals!

I recommend Brandon very highly. He is a nice person as well as great drum teacher. He will NOT disappoint!
Jack
Brandon is a very encouraging and welcoming teacher. He's phenomenal at breaking down ideas in many different ways to ensure you understand the content and will put you to work so that you keep progressing as a drummer!
bob
Brandon was a terrific drum instructor for my son. He's a true musician and a fantastic teacher. His technical proficiency allows him to identify potential areas of improvement in his students and help them grow. His comfort with many styles of music and professionalism make him an all around great instructor.

He's a good guy too. My son liked working with him a lot.

Eli K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associate in Arts from Bristol Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eli K.

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I am a well-rounded drum teacher, meaning I have learned and studied genres ranging from blues, jazz, rock and indie rock. I will give you tons of music to listen to and interpret and teach you how to learn tunes by ear. You will understand the forms of jazz tunes such as aaba Aba and abc. You will learn how to play the tunes you listen to and take the concepts of drum beats and drum rudiments used within them o make them your own and use them in your original playing. I also teach how to read standard drum notation, and can teach you how time signatures work and the values of notes if you don’t already know.

About Eli

Hi future students! I’m Eli. I know how tough it is to teach yourself an instrument, because I struggled with it for years and years. One of my biggest issues was learning how to practice, so if that’s something you struggle with, I can certainly help you develop a routine to which you would follow

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Fischer P.
After his first session, my son (10 years old) said Eli was, "really nice." They reviewed a lot, Eli asked a lot of questions about previous experiences and and listened to him play. Sounds like it was a packed session but not overwhelming.
John P.
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Jimmy
Eli was great. He was very patient with my son during his very first music lesson. Eli made the lesson fun and enjoyable. My son enjoyed the lesson very much and is looking forward to his next one.

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Orlando H.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English and Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 65; Female: 18 to 65
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Orlando H.

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Weather you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced, I am the teacher for you.
I’ll be your guide to the world of drums and percussion.

About Orlando

My name is Orlando Hernandez. I’ve been a professional drummer for 40 years. I’m a 3 time Grammy award winning drummer with countless more Grammy nominations. For many years now, Ive been touring with major jazz, rock and pop artist For over 20 years, I have been teaching students of all ages

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Amanda
Orlando truly has a passion and drive for music and it is evident throughout all of his lessons! I have learned many techniques and skills through his lessons. His dedication and love for music made it easy to learn! I definitely recommend taking lessons from him.
Mayra
Orlando is very professional and I can say that his knowledge and the love for music is very special. I learned a lot from him and all his techniques.
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Justin H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Justin H.

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The drum is an amazing instrument! I am so excited to teach you more about the drum! I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the drum including; correct posture, stick grip, stick technique, improved sight-reading skills, greater music theory knowledge, and performance skills. I recommend using the Essential Elements for Band book series. Once we connect and I can find out more about your playing level we can find the perfect book for your. I can't wait to work with you :)

About Justin

As a highly skilled musician and teacher with proven experience in building music programs, teaching all levels of skill, expressing a high level of artistry, and developing professional relationships; I believe you will thoroughly enjoy working with me. I have been a life long musician, starting

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Greg
One of the most talented musicians I have ever met. While trombone is his main instrument, he plays and instructs exceptionally well on a myriad of other instruments. He is calm and patient with learners and has a very rich knowledge base when it comes to musical literature and technique. I highly recommend Justin Hammis for anyone interested in private lessons.
Jessie
He was band director for my kids. He is a terrific person and a fun, talented director.
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Jonathan R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Jonathan R.

7 Reviews
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I aim to help my students carve out their unique sound behind the kit. Online lesson material will be provided to students at no extra cost.

About Jonathan

Hello and thank you for your interest in my services. Ive been a drummer for 8 years and have performed live with bands, released original content, and currently working towards a brand. I aim to share with my students the hands on experience I have acquired over the years and assist in reaching ea

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Trey
Jon is really helpful, and patient! Also very knowledgeable at his craft and has already helped me a lot! 10/10 recommend!
Vanessa
Jon is an great drummer, and an amazing teacher! He is great with beginners and advanced students. Overall best experience, I highly recommend to anyone looking to grow their skills, or anyone who’s interested playing drums for the first time! Very professional, patient and fun!
Jane
Jon is a great and inspiring teacher!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in New Haven, CT

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in New Haven is $65. 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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"I saw improvement each week from my lessons with Kerry. He offered great resources and gave me advise for purchasing my drums. After just 5 months, I could read and play music on my own!"
Theresa Lauterbach
Took Drum lessons from Kerry K.
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"Michael is an excellent music/drum teacher. My son and daughter love their lessons with Michael. They enjoy the music choices and both always tell me how much fun the lessons are and I love watching them thrive in their classes. Michael is a very good communicator. I appreciate his punctuality and his commitment as a teacher."
Richard
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"Jeffery brings an awesome approach to teaching drums and percussion that can apply to any level of player. He's great at developing the fundamentals you need to improve as a player while keeping things interesting and fun! He's a true professional but keeps things laid back and comfortable for his students. You can tell he has a passion for what he's teaching and it really shows in the results you get from working with him. I'd recommend him to anyone!"
Mike
Took Drum lessons from Jeffery B.
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"Emerson is great at teach in teaching. He will go at any pace you tell him to go at. I would recommend him for all ages."
Falaena
Took Drum lessons from Emerson W.
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"Mike is good at teaching, always plays with you and guides you to play right and comfortable for you. Best teacher I’ve ever had. If they had more stars he deserves them!!!!!!!!"
Sloan
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"John has been awesome. My 8 year old son is very excited with his drum classes. John sets a very inviting tone and great environment to learn. Would highly recommend."
Santiago
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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"It was our first lesson with Athan, but he made a great impression! He knows his stuff, was personable and friendly. We look forward to working with him!"
Nevalee
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Rom has been very patient and gentle with our son with special needs. He understands our goals, which could, at times, be different from those of the general population and works systematically towards them. On top of it all, he's a genuine professional, always on time and always friendly and courteous."
Beti A.
Took Drum lessons from Rom G.
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"My lesson was awesome. Chuck was the best. Very personable. Can't wait for the next one."
Ed
Took Drum lessons from Chuck M.
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"Very enthusiastic! Only 3 lessons in and can’t wait for the forth!"
Natalie
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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