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Paul W.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul W.

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About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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Esra
Great teacher! Very encouraging and positive!
Justin
My name is Justin, and I've been tutored by Paul since October 2018. I came to him without any prior music experience and unsure if I could ever learn to play the guitar. I'm glad that I chose him as my tutor. He knows how to explain different concepts in a way that I can understand. That coupled with his eagerness for me to get better makes him an excellent teacher. Every time I attend his class I'm always motivated to improve. I would definitely recommend him to anyone trying to play an instrument.
Braylen W.
My son's first lesson with Paul went well. My son has ADHD and keeping his attention takes work. Even though my son had a meltdown during his lesson, Paul showed patience and continued to encourage him. After my son's first lesson, he was excited and told us how much he enjoyed drums.
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Mike B.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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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!

David A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Luminarts Fellow from Luminarts Cultural Foundation
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David A.

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David was an in-demand freelance drummer and educator in Chicago for 10 years before moving to the DMV to play drums for the US Navy Band Sea Chanters. His diverse background and wide-ranging influences shaped him into a versatile musician; David showcases that versatility in the private lesson environment and gives his students a truly unique musical experience.

David is 100% committed to his students' success. He centers his lessons on fundamentals and essential musical vocabulary while blending the student's personal musical goals. "Exercises" are rarely used; David leans on tangible, real-life examples of vocabulary that transcend genre. He is also a firm believer that improvisation is the key to musical mastery.

David will set the bar high for his students, but the beauty of setting realistic goals keeps students engaged, focused, and loving practice!

About David

Chicago expat; United States Navy Band drummer; David has developed a reputation for his professionalism and versatility as a musician. Moving to Chicago was the catalyst for David’s musical career. The diverse and robust Chicago music scene helped mold him into a first-call sideman over the

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Josh L.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2013
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Josh L.

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Hello! Thank you for considering me as your drum set teacher! I offer lessons to beginner, intermediate, and advanced level students. If you are a beginning student we will start from the ground up with proper technique, and we’ll get some basic patterns going. From there we will learn how to read rhythmic notation and drum set notation so we can get you playing some songs! I like to use handouts and some of my favorite books that I used growing up to help new students understand the importance of being able to speak the language not only by playing what we feel, but also by speaking on our instrument with our ability to read music. I will transcribe beginning songs of your choice, and we will learn the grooves from classic tunes! Intermediate and advanced students will be introduced to rudiment studies, learning different styles of drumming, and learning how to make your own transcriptions so you can start to learn how to read and write music on a higher level, and eventually create ...

About Josh

Hello! My name is Josh. Thank you for considering me as your music teacher! I am a Los Angeles based musician and I've been playing music for 21 years. I am currently offering online lessons for ALL LEVELS DRUM SET, BEGINNING PIANO, and BEGINNING GUITAR, Please feel free to message me to schedule y

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Vincent R.
Josh came in with a great personality and was very open to hear what we were looking for. My son really enjoyed his first lesson and we look forward to seeing how far he can go.
Olivia
Josh was an amazing teacher to have at the 2015 CSSSA session! He was really enthusiastic about the subject and made it incredibly fun to learn!
Julian
Very nonchalant, easy to talk to, and very patient. Had a great time in his class!
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Jeff J.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music Education (BME) from University of Illinios
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jeff J.

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As a certified music teacher my lessons help students quickly gain confidence in all types of percussion instruments. With my guidance, students become well-rounded musicians able to play their favorite songs, explore new possibilities, make their own music, and take on new challenges!

About Jeff

My Lessons are customized in a number of ways to create the ideal experience for each student and family. • Curriculum adheres to student and parent generated long-term goals • Musical arrangements and accompaniments are created to accommodate individual interests • Students can learn a vari

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Nice and plays video games!
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Alexander A.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Sign Language
  • Bachelor's of Music in Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
  • Teaching since 2005
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Alexander A.

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As a pro-level bass player, I understand the importance and the roll of the drum set in a band. I can help you coordinate your limbs, perfect your beats, improve your timing, and read rhythms...one step at a time.

About Alexander

My name is Alex, and my passion is teaching music. I offer clients a unique learning experience with customized lesson plans and personalized attention to fit your exact goals and needs. These aren’t just words to me…they are a commitment I make to everyone that I have the pleasure of working wit

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Good afternoon sir, my name is Goudjor messanvi Chris& I just read about you but I'm just starting my guitar lesson & I think your explanation is far better & please can we chart so I can be your student? Thank.
Andrew
Great instructor ! He knows to shift focus towards what you need to work on. As soon as the instructions are given or the questions he asks you feel relief because the energy is going towards what you already feel you need to work on and not just moving on to the next lesson. The tailored lessons make for a low pressure learning environment to fit your needs. As long as your consistant with receiving his lessons you will get where you want to be with your talents and be jammin out soon.
Sandy F.
Very knowledgeable, tailored the lesson to my level and very open to anything that I want to learn.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Smyrna, DE

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Smyrna is $67. 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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"Perry is awesome and a great teacher. He gives me specific instruction for my style of learning. I had no drumming experience but LOVE the drums. He taught me the fundamentals and built on them. He is encouraging and inspiring. His knowledge and experience are incredible and he is just an all around great, nice and professional guy. I would recommend him for lessons for all - any age or level."
Connie
Took Drum lessons from PERRY S.
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"Great Experience

From the first lesson, Andrew has been a consummate professional. Each lesson he brings in something new, while making sure that everything we've covered in the past is still ingrained through repetition. Having Andrew as an instructor has opened my eyes to the many facets of drumming, and I have taken skills/techniques with me that will last forever. The feedback does not stop after each lesson, Andrew is available all the time for any questions I may have during the week if I am stumped while practicing. His schedule is flexible with mine, and he is willing to bring in music that I want to personally learn. The lessons are the right balance of fun and teaching, and his studio promotes a learning environment that is not intimidating to let loose if you're a beginner like me.

I'd recommend Andrew to anyone looking to expand their skill set, the lessons have been a great experience."
Matt
Took Drum lessons from Andrew T.
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"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!"
Vince
Took Drum lessons from Mike K.
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"Garrett is an extremely good teacher & really caters to your abilities and learning style. I’ve learned something new every single week, so I don’t get bored while trying to perfect all of the basic rudiments. He’s also extremely flexible with his scheduling, and has occasionally driven to my rehearsal space for our lessons. I highly recommend him!!"
Kylee
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Ross has improved my drumming so much in such a short period of time. He is truly amazing!!"
Andrew
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"Friendly personality and appears very passionate about his music."
Krish
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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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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"Been trying to get my middle-schooler to practice for a few years now. It's like pulling teeth.

Kevin has somehow broken through to him. Fun lessons. Incredibly useful homework. Couldn't recommend him more."
Sam
Took Drum lessons from Kevin W.
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"Great first lesson! I can see myself continuing lessons with Rachel."
Romnii
Took Drum lessons from Rachel H.
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"We Love Love Love Ray. My son is 8 years old. He is a beginner at drums and had his first lesson today at Rays (wonderful!) little studio with two drum sets in it. Ray started with a simple rhythm that my son had to copy and they practiced it together a couple of times. Then Ray showed him what that rhythm looked like, written down on paper and how you can read the notes so you can play it (anything) again. Then they both put headphones on and played the same rhythm along with a song of (in this case) Michael Jackson, picking up the tempo. This made it all the more fun, because my son felt like he was already actually making some real music!
My son loved his first class with Ray and I am very happy too. Ray is structured, has loads and loads of enthusiasm and is very skilled. On top of that he knows how to teach! We can’t wait untill his next class."
Max
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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