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Popular Drum Teachers in Orlando, FL

Jerome M.

2 Reviews
Orlando, FL
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Performance from Valencia College
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Jerome M.

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The things students would expect from me in a lesson would be the concept of keeping time with a metronome. Playing grooves that the student enjoys to hear. Using rudiments which would build creativity in the students playing. Exercises that building the strength of the student's wrist . The basic concepts of reading sheet music . And mainly to have fun playing over songs the student loves listening to.

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About Jerome

Jerome Martin has been playing drums since the age of 8 . Jerome grew up playing drums at his church . He would travel locally playing at different churches as he attended Dillard High School . Jerome purchased his first drum set at the age of 18 . After graduating high school , Jerome decided to t

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Shay
He is very talented and a great teacher. He takes his time to make sure you are understanding. I would recommend him to anyone!!
Shay
He is very talented and a great teacher. He takes his time to make sure you are understanding. I would recommend him to anyone!!

Paul M.

4 Reviews
Orlando, FL
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Bachelor of Arts in English from Cornell University
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Paul M.

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I can teach everything from how to hold the sticks and hit the drum using proper technique to reading drum charts and understanding notation, (and even some music theory if you like). I have experience playing multiple genres, including rock, jazz, and funk, and I have a wealth of drum books to draw from, from having taking lessons on and off from various teachers since age 10.

About Paul

I began taking drum lessons at a very early age and continued on and off with various teachers for the better part of twenty years. I will always be grateful to them for the knowledge and wisdom they imparted on me and for the positive influence they have had on my life, especially the ones with wh

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Brooke H.
Paul is warm kind easy going professional and a terrific teacher! My teenage daughter had her first drum lesson and went great. Send your kids (or yourself) to him!
James H.
Great guy - very knowledgeable but not at all intimidating ! - great fun !!
Christopher L.
I came home to find my 11 year old happy and saying that Paul did a great job!
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Caleb F.

7 Reviews
Orlando, FL
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2014
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Caleb F.

7 Reviews
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As a Drum Teacher I believe that my students are unique and should be able to play whats on their heart and have a curriculum that is catered to their learning abilities and desires.

About Caleb

You're looking for a teacher who will teach you what YOU want to learn... and not what OTHER TEACHERS have wanted to teach you. Rest assured, it is time to make your love and interest for music grow even more! I'm passionate about getting you to your best possible capabilities creatively and musica

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Luis
Honestly , these classes has help me tremendously in the sense , I get to play what I want when I want and how I want. Isn’t that what everyone wants ?!?
Valentina
Caleb made learning the piano so simple and enjoyable! He was patient and walked me through step by step. Such an incredible instructor!
Andy
I’ve never played a string instrument before but only after 4 lessons with Caleb I was able to play the bass guitar and i continue to learn and improve my craft with the notes and tips he’s left me

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Jason N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Winter Jazzfest 2019: 10 Best Things We Saw from Rolling Stone
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Jason N.

3 Reviews
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From beginner to advanced I can help take your playing to the next level or guide you in your first steps to developing skills on the drums!

About Jason

Love to play drums? I am available to teach private or group lessons. My goal as a drum teacher is to help you find your own style and sound as a drummer. For the past 20 years, I have been dedicated to music as a drummer, producer, composer and as a teacher. I am fascinated by the multiple facets

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Samuel
I’ve been studying with Jason for the last eight months on both drums and electronics and have found him incredibly patient, funny, and talented. He’s been very helpful in aiding me achieving my goals!
Ben
I asked Jason to teach me drums after seeing him play at a show. I was really impressed by his technical skills and creativity. He has been an incredible teacher until now and I couldn’t recommend him more!
Emilie
I have been studying drums with Jason Nazary for the past two months. It has been a great experience and I can say that I improved A LOT! He is a very dedicated and patient teacher. Always find the best way for each student to find their voice with drums. I couldn't recommend him more!
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Shiv T.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, Hindi, English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Shiv T.

8 Reviews
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I like to teach with music, meaning we start by choosing the students favorite song and building slowly in level of difficulty. As they progress we play beats and learn fills. Later we get into reading and writing drum notes. Then we explore different genres, and styles of playing. This way the student can aim to play any song at-least 4-5 ways depending on what is required and what style and flavor they want to incorporate in their performance. For Advanced students we learn to jam with other instrumentalists, and write our own drum beats. Just like a pianist would learn to compose a melody, my drum students can learn to compose their own drum beats like all great drummers do. And finally the most advanced student can learn to manage the rhythm of a song, not only the drums but also the other instruments.
Any level of student can expect to learn the necessary rudiments, beats, fills to have a vast and deep repertoire. Also I strive to teach the art of freestyling which is the ...

About Shiv

I've been playing since I was 6 years old, so I understand the difficulty of learning drums, but it. doesn't have to be boring. I like to teach with the student's favorite songs, and break them down into simple levels. And as we learn new concepts we can play their song with a more complex rhythm,

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Raju
Shiv is a great teacher, he is practical, uses songs to get you started and keep you interested in learning drums. He is young and has been learning music from very young age. It is relief for me when i go to drums classes as it clears my mind away from daily grind.
Ekta
My son took drum lessons from Shiv for a short time. Shiv really connected with my son and sparked an interest by starting with my son’s favorite songs. We could not continue due to conflict of timings.
Anyil
Shiv has been teaching our son since he was 6yrs old and although he’s young, he’s great with connecting with the students and explaining things to help you understand. My son really enjoys his lessons & we highly recommend Shiv. He has a passion for music & tracing and he’s really good at it.

Marc W.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Marc W.

9 Reviews
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My emphasis is in two area:
1. a strong technical base on the instrument
2. an understanding of music forms
the student is encouraged to follow whatever style fit them the most, in keeping with these fundamental principles

About Marc

Percussionist and composer Marc W. was born in Switzerland, where he studied classical percussion at the Geneva Conservatory. He has lived in the United States since the 1980's, where he studied composition and mallet technique on the vibraphone at the Berklee School in Boston, then moved to New Yo

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Rae
Marc is extremely patient and passionate about his teaching. Not only does he emphasize the basic techniques for a beginner like me to master, but also make it fun for me. He also tries to motivate me with music theory and history which definitely help me understand the music better and inspire me to master the basics. Marc has an amazingly amount of knowledge in everything else as well, such as physics etc. that shows up in his teaching from time to time, which makes the learning experience much richer!
Brian L.
Marc is an incredibly friendly drum coach who also knows when to push his students to their limits. He has the rare ability to inspire his students so that they perform to the best of their abilities. If you don't sign up with Marc for your next drum lesson, I would suggest re-evaluating your decisions.
Rafal W.
Marc is a great teacher. Classes are always very friendly and productive. In my case, each class begins with a review of progress/practice, and ends with a meaningful and personalized homework. He is also very flexible, sometimes I had to move my classes around and he's always super responsive and understanding. I knew nothing about drums, and I am happy I decided to begin my journey to learn how to play them, with Marc as a mentor!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Orlando, FL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Orlando is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $168 per hour.
30 min
$43 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$69 average

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"Casey is a very informative and positive teacher. A good guy all around. He pushes you outside your comfort zone and makes you somehow feel comfortable there. Very professional and cares about the success of his students. I highly recommend him regardless of your age or ability. One lesson and you'll be hooked on the drums!"
- Stephanie
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"I gave these lessons to my husband as a gift and he really enjoyed meeting Evan and is looking forward to learning more from him."
- Tino
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Jeff is awesome! He's super kind and patient, as well as talented at the drums. He's definitely invested in his students' success too."
- Matthew
Took Drum lessons from Jeff W.
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"friendly ,clear, motivating instruction. Joe was exactly what we were looking for as a drum teacher for our daughter. She loved it."
- Marna
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"He has methodological teaching and is nice to the student."
- Ian
Took Drum lessons from Jeremiah L.
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"Matt is a true professional!

Matt teaches my 10 year old on drums and has done an amazing job. He has instilled the basics and foundation of drumming while still holding the interest of my son. At the same time he is developing his ear and teaching him how to play and adapt to different styles of music.

I highly recommend Matt for all ages of drumming kids and adults alike."
- Greg
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"My child is so excited to go back. Willy really tailored the lesson to my child."
- Sam
Took Drum lessons from Willy M.
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"Both of my boys like him , he is very professional and has a lot of patience to teach my oldest son who has learning disability."
- Joshua
Took Drum lessons from Aaron C.
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"You should book this guy right away! He is very proficient, professional, polite, and one of the very best drum instructors in town!"
- Kathleen Keller
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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"Khalil is a wonderful drum instructor. He is very thorough and encouraging and patient. I have tried a few other music/instrument teachers, and have not met more talented instructor than Khalil. Khalil makes me feel confident that I can learn quick and thoroughly and play the drum like I would like to in the near future. Highly recommended to any levels!"
- Venus
Took Drum lessons from Khalil H.
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Orlando’s Drumming Community and Musical Legacy

By Paul M. - Orlando Drum Teacher

Although it may not have the stature of Los Angeles, Nashville or New York in terms of musical pedigree, Orlando, Florida - with attractions like Disney World and Universal Studios - is one of the top tourist destinations on the planet, with a rich and varied entertainment industry. And with this comes an array of opportunities to see, hear, learn and play music if you are interested in taking drum lessons in Orlando. Since rhythm is the foundation of all music, and drumming integral to most genres of music, you have the opportunity to learn how to play drums from some amazingly talented musicians who each contribute to the vitality of the Orlando and Central Florida music scene and are TakeLessons Certified instructors.

Orlando has had a thriving local independent rock scene for several years now, with groups like the recently disbanded, Lakeland-based Copeland among those at its helm. With venues and clubs like Amway Center, Hard Rock Live, The Plaza “Live” Theatre, House of Blues, The Social, Club Firestone, BackBooth and Will’s Pub, to name a few, top acts from all over the country and world come through town often as a stop on their tours.

Some famous musicians who either came from, lived, or currently live in Central Florida are Gram Parsons, considered the founder of “country rock,” and the reverberations of whose brief but extremely influential career are still felt to this day: Liberty DeVitto, who provided the steady and sturdy back beat for Billy Joel for most of his legendary career; and Roger McGuinn, the founding member of the great seminal 60’s band The Byrds (of which Gram Parsons was briefly a member).

Music is and has always been a big part of Orlando’s cultural landscape, and TakeLessons Certified Drum Teachers are helping to further this rich musical heritage. So what are you waiting for?! Call TakeLessons today at 877-231-8505 and talk to a Student Counselor about taking drum lessons in Orlando, and start your journey towards becoming a part of the great lineage of Orlando-Central Florida musicians.

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