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Amber W.

22 Reviews
Bradenton, FL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose
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Amber W.

22 Reviews
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Experienced Music teacher of 8 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of their instrument and theory skills. I specialize in all styles. Typically, I use a variety of method books to pick from to meet the needs of the students. I also have many tools available to use during lessons.
My students have gone on to NYSSMA and on to college auditions successfully!

About Amber

I have been teaching private lessons since 2008, but have been studying music since I was only 4 with non stop private and in school lessons. I now have my Bachelor's degree in Music education and am working toward my Masters in Music performance and Instruction. I love working with my students

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Laura
Excellent instructor. Amber definitely knows flute instruction and is helping me get the basics I missed years ago.
Ben C.
Very knowledgeable and personable. Puts you at ease, patient and doesn't give you more than you can handle. So far, a good experience.
Emma
Amber is a really sweet and kind loving teacher to help you reach your goals
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Rich M.

6 Reviews
Sarasota, FL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
  • B.A. in Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Rich M.

6 Reviews
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I have over thirty years of experience teaching students of all ages and abilities. My youngest student is seven and my oldest student is seventy six. I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music and have years of experience playing with jazz, rock, funk and country groups as well as playing shows for touring acts. My versatility allows me to teach many styles. Whether it's teaching a beginning student how to play rock, helping a teenage student prepare for marching band or jazz band or showing a retiree how to play to their favorite song, I always enjoy help my students learn and improve.

About Rich

I am originally from a city just outside Boston, Massachusetts called Quincy. I was lucky to have studied with some of the finest teachers around Boston including the many great teachers at Berklee College of Music. While in Boston and studying at Berklee, I was an instructor for the Boston Crusade

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Jim
Rich is an excellent teacher! He is an excellent performer who is accomplished in many different styles of music! I have watched him perform with many various groups playing different styles of music at different venues. He has an excellent ability to transcribe what he hears and write it down in musical notation. I can not recommend him highly enough.
Barry
Rich has worked with my son for the past three years. His knowledge and experience with music shows. He is patient and works hard to make him a better drummer. We highly recommend Rich for any drum lesson.
Tom
Simply put, Rich MacDonald is a remarkable drum teacher. Educated at Berklee, he is a veteran working drummer who knows, plays and can teach any style of music. His patience and adaptability to specific student needs is the perfect persona for teaching young beginners. For intermediates, he is a calm, steady guide to correcting mistakes and quirks that get in the way of effective technique. Even for experienced drummers, he is an incredible resource for expanding capabilities and mastering unfamiliar styles. His charts, when needed, are professional models of clarity.

With a long background in music, but not drums, I studied with Rich for four years and would be still were it not for unrelated physical issues.

There's no one I could recommend more highly, as a drum teacher...as a person. Studying with Rich is not only drum education, it's enjoyable.
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Trevor S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Music Business from Southern Oregon University
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Trevor S.

2 Reviews
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I have a background in fundamental rhythm, rather than teaching the student to simply play, I teach them to read and write their own rhythms and drum beats in a fun and hands-on manner using methods that music teachers around the country use in their classrooms. Furthermore, I have years of experience teaching children as young as 4 years old from their very first lesson. I’ve developed my own method for children to read drum music using simple and an easy to understand rhythmic language.

About Trevor

No drums? No problem! We can get you started with a pair of sticks and a practice pad. My name is Trevor and I’m excited to help you learn to play drums and percussion. I have over a decade of experience teaching and playing percussion. I hold a Masters in Music Business with a focus on percussi

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Stephanie
Trevor is an incredibly motivating teacher. He allows students to reach instant success right from the beginning through various instructional strategies. He allows for student choice on repertoire which informs his instruction. Trevor is highly educated and knowledgeable about his subject area and it shows. He is wonderful all around and would recommend anyone to study with Trevor!
John
Trevor is very knowledgeable and skilled and can play many styles of music. He loves playing and teaching and does both very passionately. I recommend Trevor very highly!

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Kevin S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Music Performance from California State University, Fullerton
  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 75 and up
  • Awarded 2014 WGI PIW World Champion from WGI- Winter Guard International
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Kevin S.

2 Reviews
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My music lessons are fun and educational. Students are busy and dealing with life. Music should not be another thing you "get through". Whether you're young and dealing with multiple subjects in school or you're an adult with a job and responsibilities, music should be the place to escape all of that. I want to teach you whatever you would like to learn and develop a curriculum based on your own wants.

Want to learn songs from your favorite bands? Great! Let's do that!

Want to prepare for college auditions to become a music major? I can help you with that!

Want to play music with your friends and be a part of a cool band? I've been there and done that, and can help you with that too.

Whatever your reason for playing music, whether its for fun or scholarships or auditions or whatever, music should be FUN! I want to help you with that.

There are materials like "Stick Control" and "Survival Guide for the Modern Drummer" but at the end of the day, I want to help you play music, ...

About Kevin

Hi there! I've been drumming for 14 years and teaching for 6 years! I've taught elementary students through college age and beyond. I love seeing my students grow and learn and pursue music from a place of interest, passion, and enjoyment! Music has given me so many opportunities like traveling

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Connor
Very helpful and open, doesn’t hesitate to give you the information that you need to learn. Is very well spoken and makes all of the content very easy to understand. Give great direction and will definitely put you on the right path.
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Jack G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • music from brokklyn college
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1971
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Jack G.

1 Review
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I teach drumset reading , rudiments, technique and how to play beats your favorite songs, From 1st lesson you play to real band songs.
I am full time pro drummer and can show you how to play in a band.
Learn how to solo, play rock, jazz, AFRO CUBAN beats.

About Morris "Jack"

Jack teaches you how to play rock, marching band, jazz, so you can have fun playing in a real band ! and read drum music to excel in school music programs...prepare for regional school, college bands, auditions HOW TO PREPARE for & get rock band gigs, school band drumming,drumlines, jazz

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MarshaN
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Jack is Awesome.

Brandon T.

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

7 Reviews
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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.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Longboat Key, FL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Longboat Key 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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$39 average
45 min
$53 average
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$66 average

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"Great instructor, very patient, positive and passionate about music!"
April
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"Mr. Michael is the best drum teacher!

In the beginning, I was hesitant to pick up a new instrument. However, after the first lesson with Mr. Michael, I wanted to learn more.

Mr. Michael is so friendly and outgoing. Mr. Michael stands out as a music teacher because he makes the lessons fun by incorporating the student’s interests, whether it’s death metal or cool jazz! The worksheets never feel like homework. I’ve noticed a huge improvement just after a few lessons. His lively personality is so encouraging, and I look forward to every lesson.

Every lesson is tailored to the student’s strengths and weaknessses; he provides worksheets that are challenging but not overwhelming. When going over difficult material, he breaks it down and follows up with praise and positive comments. I never feel discouraged. The lessons are structured yet engaging. After every lesson, I feel a sense of accomplishment and the urge to practice.

If you have been searching for a drum teacher, Mr. Michael is the guy! He is a lively teacher that is passionate about his work. You will not regret choosing Mr. Michael as your teacher!"
Maily
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Eric is very patient and personable."
River
Took Drum lessons from Eric C.
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"Mark Review

I have had many different types of music teachers through out my life and Mark is by far the best. He is very serious about helping his students do what they want to do. I had specific goals I wanted to accomplish. Mark took my goals seriously and did what he could to help me understand the techniques to be a good drummer. He broke things down in to little steps that helped me to practice on my own and figure specific drum patterns out, He gave me the tools to improve myself as a musician, Mark did not have to but he chose to put a lot of his own time in to teaching me what I wanted to learn He obviously cares about his students and takes them seriously. I highly recommend him to any future students"
Adam
Took Drum lessons from Mark G.
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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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"Working with Shon taught me a lot! Great attitude and awesome personality really helps when you struggle with a part of a song, and that's Shon's way of working! Straight forward gracious and loving in his teaching methods! I appreciate all he did for me in our season together."
Greg D
Took Drum lessons from Shon M.
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"Excellent instruction"
Noah
Took Drum lessons from Jeffery B.
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"Garrett is a great instructor. My son enjoys every lesson, and comes home every week excited to practice what he learned."
Renee
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Alexa is really organized and very efficient as a teacher. She's also immensely talented as a drummer/musician. You can't go wrong taking lessons from her!"
Aaron
Took Drum lessons from Alexa B.
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"My son is enjoying his lessons, and is motivated to practice & play his drums again!"
Nechelle
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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