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Andrew B.

Lawrenceville, GA
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music Performance in Percussion from Townsend School of Music, Mercer University
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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!
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Danny S.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 2 Yr. Degree in Drums/Drumset from M.I.(Musicians Institute)
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Danny S.

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Teaching students how to play with bands and read music are both important. I've played over 27 years and taught over 17 of those years. Grooves, coordination, reading and soloing are all aspects of what I teach from mostly my own books. I combine having fun with the commitment of practicing into a well rounded learning experience. I have recitals for students to show off their talents 1-2 times yearly. I'm versatile in teaching new drummers or advanced students. I look forward to our lessons.

About Danny

I've played drums about 30 years and taught lessons about 20 of those years. Each student is different and I've evolved my lessons to accommodate teaching each student. My background consists of all styles of Drumset, marching band, rock bands, soloing and Troopers drum corps. Also playing in jazz,

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Mateo
Danny is really patient with my 10 year old son and gives detailed notes after each lesson by email. My son loves his lessons.
Carrie
Danny was awesome for my first lesson!
Amna
Really helpful and comfortable to be around with you. Feels like you would learn drumming in fast

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Marc W.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Associate Degree from Conservatory of Music of Geneva
  • Teaching since 1986
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Marc W.

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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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Dan L.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 10 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
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Dan L.

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As an active professional performer, I can bring real life experience to the lesson room! With 25 years teaching experience, I cater lessons to the students wants and needs, and you will be learning drum patterns and songs in no time!

About Dan

A Chicago area native, I received a BM in Jazz Studies from DePaul University in 1990.I have been teaching and playing professionally full time since 1994. I have performed, toured or recorded with Liz Phair, Poi Dog Pondering, and Liquid Soul.Currently I play with Tributosaurus and Under The Stree

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Jasmine
Dan taught me to play dozens of genres over a decade of study, ranging from jazz and Latin standards to 9-min long progressive metal epics, and that one World Tour orchestral score with the tempo modulation. I've played at drop-in jazz jams and rock gigs thanks to Dan's training. Highly recommend.
Chris
Dan knows the drums thoroughly and knows how get students to play quickly. Highest recommendation
Stephanie
We had a wonderful experience with Dan as my son's drum instructor. My son started at a fairly young age (6) and was interested in playing more what he heard on the radio, anywhere from Taylor Swift to Metallica. Dan was extremely patient in developing his lessons with my son by incorporating these types of songs in his lesson and keeping my son's interest up throughout the 30 minute lesson/"jam session." I'd highly recommend Dan to anyone interested in learning drum skills like those of Neil Peart, Buddy Rich, and other rock and roll legends.
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Pranshul G.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Biological Psychology from UC Davis
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Pranshul G.

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Experienced music teacher specializing in drums/percussion. Over 10 years of teaching and 20 years of playing experience! I am available to teach any skill level, from someone who has never held drum sticks to students who have been playing for years. I will teach you all various aspects of drumming and can cater to your learning style. Get ready to learn how to read music, play songs by ear, and become a sought after muscian!

About Pranshul

Hello! I am a current medical student and former percussion instructor based in the Sacramento area. I currently possess a degree in biological psychology. I have been playing drums for over 20 years and have experience in various styles (from Jazz to extreme metal to marching percussion). I have m

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Decatur, GA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Decatur is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $160 per hour.
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"Excellent Instructor!!

Our son has been working with Al for nearly a year and we are very pleased with the growth we have seen in our son’s drumming ability!
Al seeks my son’s input when selecting songs to teach him and encourages my son to apply his knowledge to learn new songs on his own. They go over what he taught himself and then he gives him new beats to incorporate to what he knows. My son truly enjoys learning from a skilled professional like Al. He is an awesome instructor!!!"
Timothy
Took Drum lessons from Al P.
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"David is a good and patient teacher. He really helped me with honing the fundamentals."
Eric
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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"Casey is an incredible teacher! Within a few lessons I made an enormous amount of progress all the while having a great time. He is a genuinely kind, personable guy who I would highly reccomend to anyone who wants to learn how to drum, or just wants to better their current abilities!"
Eliza
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Passionate about teaching Drums!

My child was pretty new to drums and has advanced so far under the direction of Tom. He also has been a great support to bring him up to speed along with introducing him to new music and broaden his musical talents. I highly recommend Tom if you are looking for a teacher that's patient, offers fantastic lessons and is passionate about the instrument!"
Jeni
Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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"Jeromy has been teaching my son drum lessons for the past year and has done an excellent job, My son enjoys and learns much from Jeromy. His talent, patience and sense of humor keep the lessons fun and challenging."
Linda
Took Drum lessons from Jeromy O.
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"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
Took Drum lessons from Jerome M.
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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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"My first lesson with Garrett went great! His studio is very professional (I like being able to use the different types of drum sets), and I learned a ton in the hour I had with him. Looking forward to my next lesson."
Isaac
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Murray Piper is an excellent, excellent music teacher for kids (and adults too). Unlike some of my past music teachers, who's instrument skills far exceed their ability to teach, Murray is an excellent communicator, super engaging, and keeps lessons really fun. My 7 year old Son is receiving drum lessons from Mr. Piper, and loves interacting with him. Murray is also happy to adjust his teaching style to suit the personality of his students. Most importantly as a Father, Murray is kind, upbeat, and professional with every member of my family, including my two children who aren't (yet) receiving music lessons. Thank you Murray! You are truly excellent at what you do."
Matt
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Starting off really well even though Terry's main instrument is not drums he strikes me as being proficient in all of the instruments he teaches. A really nice guy."
William
Took Drum lessons from Terry P.
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