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Andrew B.

Lawrenceville, GA
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music Performance in Percussion from Townsend School of Music, Mercer University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew B.

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Drums are some of the enjoyable instruments in the world to play, and I promise you'll be rocking by the end of your first lesson! I've played in bands of any style from rock and metal to jazz and funk, and everything in between! I have studied with some of the best drummers and educators in the world and I want to share that knowledge with you! No matter if you are brand new or a seasoned professional I can help you take drumming to the next level.

About Andrew

Teaching drums and percussion is my passion, and I want to share that with you! Whether you are a seasoned pro looking to hone your skills, a student preparing for school band or drumline, or if you have a child wanting to start drums I have the game plan for you. Every lesson is unique to your and

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Richard B.

Suwanee, GA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Richard B.

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I am both an experienced live performer and teacher. I'm a Musicians Institute (MI) graduate. My 15 years touring included playing for Faster Pussycat, Peter Frampton and Warren Zevon. I specializing in the ROCK/POP genre. If you are a beginner/intermediate drummer than this is the place for you! My teaching includes mastering snare drum, note reading, groove, solo styles, stick tricks, rock pop metal basics and song covers when ready. I can even select drum kits to purchase when student is ready. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. I too have studied with Doane Perry (LA) and jazz great Don Zampi (NY) Let's get started!

About Richard

I'm a live performer and show drummer. I graduated from Musicians Institute (MI) with a degree in drums n percussion. While in NY I ran my own drum store. I have toured with many rock bands including Faster Pussycat, Peter Frampton and Warren Zevon. I was endorsed by Pro Mark drum stick company.

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George D.
Great drum teacher. I studied with Richard about a year. I had played before, but Richard helped me build a better drumming foundation and guided me to me play better.
I now am able to play in a cover band and use some of the concepts and techniques that I learned from my lessons with him.
I highly recommend Richard for drum lessons.
Gary
My 12 year old son took lessons with Richard for 2 years in Antlanta. He is a very friendly and patient teacher. I was amazed how quickly my son progressed within a short period of time. He is now playing in his first band. Unfortunately we had to move out of state and my son truly misses his lessons with Richard, especially because Richard made it always fun. If you are looking for a drum teacher, who can bring the best out of your child, then Richard is the guy for the job!

Desiree G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks German, French, Spanish, Italian
  • Awarded Vocal Scholarship from Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Teaching since 2011
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Desiree G.

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We will cover the basic percussion fundamentals primarily its rudiments.

About Desiree

Hello there my name is Desiree G. and I'm a recent graduate of the Bob Cole Conservatory at Cal State Long Beach. While there I earned two Bachelor of Music degrees in Vocal Performance and Music Education. I have always had a passion for performing, collaboration, teaching, and sharing music with

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Jake
Desiree is seriously best. Very insightful, and really knows how to dig into the bits that bring progress!

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Tom H.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tom H.

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My name is Tom. I played drums for Hamilton full-time in Chicago. I've also taught at the college level (Columbia College Chicago) for 13 years. I have decades of experience touring with jazz, pop and rock artists as well as in the studio.

I specialize in intermediate to advanced instruction, but I enjoy teaching beginners as well. I focus on playing with a very relaxed technique, mastering multiple drumset styles and utilizing play-along materials. I have a specific emphasis in the practice process, so that the student accomplishes the most in the least amount of time. I have a high-quality studio setup for in-person or online instruction.

I also specialize in getting to know each student's individual personality, with the aim of helping them to develop their own unique voice as a musician.

About Tom

I've been playing and teaching professionally for over 30 years. I received my undergraduate degree in jazz performance at Northern Illinois University, where I played in the NIU Jazz Ensemble and accompanied many jazz legends for three years, before doing graduate work at DePaul University and tak

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Mike B
Tom is a phenomenal musician!!! What I admire most about him is no matter what style of music he’s playing, he sounds like he’s an expert at that style. He’s an incredible drummer. My drumming has improved so much since taking lessons with him.
Mike
Tom is simply the best! He has incredible knowledge on all musical styles and strives to make us all better musicians.
Aaron
Tom is a great teacher and player! He’s always got a good answer for my questions and really focuses on the things I want to work on. His online lesson setup is great as well, I highly recommended him!

Zen R.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Zen R.

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I focus on drum grooves such as Jazz, Funk, Hip-Hop, Latin, Swing, Rock, and RnB. I have experience from multiple drum teachers, and have attended Cuesta College (A.A. in Music Performance) and CSUSB (B.A. in Music). If you're a beginner or are looking to improve on some new ideas and techniques, I'd be glad to teach you.

Primary focus: Drums

About Zen

Want to produce, mix, master and perform with Ableton Live? Want to play the drums? Want to be able to DJ? Set up a lesson time to learn and collaborate right away! Bio: Starting with percussion and drum set in the styles of Classical and Jazz at Cuesta College for his A.A. in Music Perform

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Jessica
Zen is a wonderful teacher. I appreciate the calm way things are explained & there are no dumb questions! I had trouble navigating my new Mac & even that was okay with Zen. Thank you & looking forward to next week
Jessica
Calm and thorough.
Keith
Zen was amazing. He gave lessons to my 8 year old and was extremely patient, generous with his time, and on top of things during the lesson.

Would highly recommend.

Jordan R.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Jazz Guitar Performance from University Of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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Jordan R.

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Basic rock rhythms and rudiments to advanced time keeping and the role of a drummer in modern music.

About Jordan

I received my education at the University of Wisconsin, majoring in Jazz Guitar. I've studied with some of the best guitarists in the Midwest, and have performed live and in recording studios all across the country in a variety of styles (Rock, Metal, Bluegrass, Jazz, Classical, Country). I've perf

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Josh E.
Jordan was very helpful right from the start. He listened to me on where I am at and where I want to be. He showed me a few things that we will work towards and then helped me understand my instrument much better. Gave me some fun new things to practice before the next lesson. If you're looking for a lesson that is interactive and fun I recommend Jordan and the online thing is supper easy and handy. I don't think it could have gone any better. The lesson was 45 minutes and it felt like 10.
Dave
Jordan is excellent & very patient.
Max
Jordan is a fantastic teacher! He expertly and patiently guided my young son from essentially 0 to reading notes and playing them on the guitar in about half an hour. He is clearly an experienced musician who loves to teach. We are looking forward to the next lesson.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Cumming, GA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Cumming is $64. 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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$52 average
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$64 average

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"He gave me and my friend great energy at the start of class. He also introduced us to what we were going to learn. He is a supportive teacher and he wants to do our best.
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Mema (15)
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Very interactive and patient!"
John
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Great Drum Teacher!

Steve Bitte is an exceptional drum teacher. He is able to motivate students of all ages. He empowers his students. Practice and music theory under his instruction are hip, fun and just plain cool. He is very patient and encouraging. He can see where there are problems and he is able to help the student conquer any difficulties. He is a dedicated teacher able to inspire all students."
Elizabeth
Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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"Mark is a great teacher for advanced students. Even after years of learning from other teachers Mark was able to find a number of spots for improvement on my first lesson."
Evan Kravitz
Took Drum lessons from Mark S.
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"Matthew did amazing work with teaching drum to both of our sons. Thank you, Matthew!"
Shelly
Took Drum lessons from Matthew H.
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"Very knowledgeable, patient and has great attention to detail. He provides different methods in order for you to understand. Looking forward to my next lesson."
Lobo Soto
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"Evan is a terrific drum teacher for our two sons. My youngest is a beginner; Evan has structured lessons for him but definitely encourages creativity. My oldest is in a band at school and Evan is great at reinforcing the style of music that he plays at school (mostly jazz) and teaching other styles that my son enjoys playing (mostly rock). He is organized, dependable, and easy going. He is flexible when we have conflicts. Most importantly, not only does he have great skill but he has a great demeanor for teaching: he is kind, encouraging, and has a good sense of humor. Highly recommend him!"
Anne-Marie
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Danny was awesome for my first lesson!"
Carrie
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"My son’s first lesson went really well! Mr. Charles was really accommodating - as we were running late and he patiently waited and completed our full first session. My son is already looking to his next lesson."
Kenyatta
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"Very knowledgeable. I liked being educated or informed about the process of my son's lesson before and after."
Christopher
Took Drum lessons from Kevin W.
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