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Orlando H.

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

Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches students 21 and up
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jay R.

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For the past 40 years, I have had extensive experience touring and teaching around the world in Asia, Europe and the US. I have recorded 200+ CD's in Rock and Jazz. I am able to bring my vast experience to students enabling them to reach their potential and become the BEST players they can be!

About Jay

Hello-------My name is Jay and I'm a world class drummer/educator in NYC. For the past 35+ years, I have toured as well as taught in Europe, Asia and the US extensively. I have recorded on more than 200+ CD's both as a sideman and leader. As a student, you will have the opportunity to draw on and b

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Michael R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • AA Jazz Studies/Music Performance from Cuesta College San Luis Obispo
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael R.

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Logical method and holistic approach; several years of professional experience as a teacher and performer; learn music notation, theory, and musicality.

About Michael

A lifetime teacher who will help inspire you to meet your goals. As a jazz drummer, I have performed with many great artists such as Red Holloway, Sacha Boutros, Cathy Segal-Garcia, Gaea Schell, Anne Farnsworth, and latin group De La Bahia. I have over 10 years experience teaching private lesson

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Linda
Mike is very approachable and makes learning easy. I tried to learn the ukulele on my own and it was overwhelming and frustrating. He is very knowledgeable and is experienced in a variety of music, including drums. In every lesson, my skills and confidence improve! Mike is the best!
Julius
I have worked with Mike both as a musician and a teacher for over 10 years. As a musician, Mike is professional, he has a great ear, sensibility and solid time. I always enjoy working with him because he is so easy to get along with and he has a great sense of humor. As a teacher, Mike will be able to assess your learning style and utilize all teaching and learning strategies. His demeanor is calm, patient and he really cares about his students.

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Chris
Mike has a solid well balanced approach to teaching, many years of experience. Not all players make good teachers, he is both. Patient and prepared, It is his nature to be. . ."if you can you must teach"

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Andrew B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew B.

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• Teaching professionally since 2001
• Uses customized curriculum geared for each student
• Top of the line professional equipment

About Andrew

Andrew is available to teach lessons at his recording studio located in Feasterville. Andrew is a graduate of Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music in Hollywood, California. Andrew spends his time teaching, recording, and playing music for local artists/bands. While in Los Angele

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Mike
Wish there were more stars. Andrew is the most patient and gifted teacher. He’s been teaching our son since he he was two years old and we’ve stuck with him for almost 6 years. Highly recommend Andrew to anyone who wants to learn the drums.
Dana S.
Helpful, considerate, knowledgeable, and flexible.
annie
Andrew is teaching my daughter snare drum for marching band tryouts in the spring. The first lesson was excellent and she looks forward to working with Andrew in more lessons.
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Evan W.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Brechemin Scholarship from University of Washington
  • Bachelor of Music, cum laude, Jazz Studies from University of Washington
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Evan W.

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Professional teacher since 2008. Started with a snare drum in fourth grade and never stopped! Alumnus of University of Washington (BM, cum laude, Jazz Studies) + Roosevelt High School. I make sure to teach students what they are most interested in while also providing them with a strong musical foundation they can apply to any path.

About Evan

Hello, my name is Evan, and I’d love to teach you to play some drums! As a graduate of the University of Washington's acclaimed jazz program as well the prestigious Roosevelt High School Jazz Band, I am a professional drummer and teacher with an extensive and varied set of experiences. I began t

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Jerker O.
Evan took extra time to check out some of my recordings before the lesson. Much appreciated, and it led to focusing on relevant stuff. Great first lesson!
Mason S.
He is amazing!!! My shy kiddo is feeling very confident about drumming now!!!
Drayden F.
Evan was very nice. This was the first lesson. More to come!
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Greg B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Greg B.

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My experience speaks for itself. From Drum Corp to being on tour to studio work to theater shows there really is not much I haven't played or taught, I focus a lot on how to practice because not many people really know how to practice the right way to get the most out of their performance.

About Greg

The way I teach is a little different than most teachers. Not many teachers actually teach how to practice and that seems like it's the biggest setback for new and experienced students. My experience with being on tour and with Drum Corps and theater work and Studio work I have learned that there a

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Atlanta, GA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Atlanta 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 $177 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$67 average

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"If you have been looking for a great drum teacher, Michael is your last stop! He has the ability to communicate with the students and parents and make drumming fun. His students response to him very well and enjoy going to weekly lesson.
My son started with Michael when he entered 6th grade and is now a Junior playing for Marina HS Marching Band, Drum line, Symphonic Band, and Jazz Band.
If you have the time and sit in a lesson with your children, you will soon realize that your money is well spent...not a wasted minute in that 1/2 hour lesson."
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Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Casey really teaches my 6YO daughter a lot of material while making it super fun! He somehow manages to handle the craziness of teaching a young child online with ease. We're continuing with more lessons and are really glad we found him."
Erin
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"He gives lessons that are well understood by beginners. I would recommend him to my friends."
kumar
Took Drum lessons from Mattia C.
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"Danny is patient with kids, but if you want to be driven to perfect your talent, he has that within himself too. He has the education and passion to help you go as far as you decide to go."
David
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"Ed is an excellent and the best drum teacher .

My son loves taking drum lessons from Ed since he was 4 ! He is very knowledgeable and super patient . My family enjoyed Ed's performance very much and also very satisfied for the progress my son made from him class .He always pay highly attention to his student

I highly recommend Drum Lessons with Ed!"
Ellen
Took Drum lessons from Ed R.
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"Evan is one of the most high quality drum instructors in the area. When I take a lesson from Evan, I know I am getting university level instruction.

Evan's experience, knowledge and enthusiasm along with his personable, patient and easygoing personality creates an effective approach in equipping students to become the best they can be on the drum set."
Michelle
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Charles is a great drum instructor! Very knowledgeable and my son really enjoyed it. We will be signing up again!"
Landon
Took Drum lessons from Charles W.
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"Great teacher, makes learning a lot of fun and his passion for music is awesome!"
Richard
Took Drum lessons from Mike S.
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"Elliana really enjoyed her first lesson with Gabriel. She was able to play some new things for me right after he left. I'm excited to see how she grows."
Elliana
Took Drum lessons from Gabriel H.
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"Colin is very friendly and sociable. He taught us how to set up the drum kits on the first day."
Kacen
Took Drum lessons from Colin M.
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Young Drummers of Atlanta: Get Out and PLAY!

By Rick A. - Atlanta Drums Teacher

Hi - I’m Rick A., a TakeLessons teacher in Gwinnett County, just outside of Atlanta. I’d like to talk about a growing trend in the area that gives young players taking Atlanta drum lessons an opportunity to play onstage with other musicians.

Jam Nights have become very popular in restaurants and taverns all over Atlanta and especially in the outer suburbs. Open Mic Nights have been popular for some time but are often limited to acoustic performers with no drum set on stage. Jam nights usually have a full or at least partial drum kit so drummers no longer have to sit in the audience and listen to their friends play acoustically. This is a great opportunity for those taking Atlanta drum lessons to get out and practice their skills!

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ome of the venues are restricted to musicians 18 years old and up, and a few are even limited to 21 and up. Fortunately there are a growing number of family friendly venues with jam nights such as The Old Tucker Fountain and Shorty’s Pizza in Tucker (hosted by Chicago Joe) and The Black Diamond Grill in Cumming (hosted by former Falcons coach Jerry Glanville).

I’ve seen some remarkable young talent in all of these places. It gives young players the chance to get out and socialize with others like themselves to start bands of their own. So whether you’re currently taking Atlanta drum lessons or a beginning drum student, find a jam in your neighborhood and connect with your fellow drummers. See you at the jams!

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