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Popular Drum Teachers in Hilo, HI

Shon M.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 7 to 77
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Shon M.

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Groove is everything! Drumming is far more about feel than it's about flash. If you want to be the drummer who is in high demand you need to have both feel and flash, but feel is something that is not common. It's easier to learn flashy antics than a meat and potato drumming foundation. I've been a professional musician for over 30 years in the studio and touring all over the US, Mexico, and Central America. I can teach you how to play with seemingly effortless technique, how to bring your internal groove monster out, how to improvise solos, and bring thunderous energy into your playing venues! I look forward to speaking with you soon

About Shon

My Name is Shon M. I was raised in a family that has a tradition of passing the art of music down from generation to generation. I began playing at age 5 and I play 5 instruments professionally and 15 instruments in all. I studied music at Morehead State University and Musician’s Institute. I'v

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Adam T.
Shon is very accommodating to helping you learn at your own pace. He is very patient, encouraging and insightful. Shon is very relaxed which helps me feel comfortable and not feel pressured. He gives reassurance all the time that the "growing pains" of learning guitar are normal things everyone fights through. I would highly recommend him.
Jamie
Great instruction. Lots of knowledge. Great guy.
Vernom
Great personality, easy to work with, talented musician and teacher. A most pleasant experience.
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Peter Q B.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Peter Q B.

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Full Drum Set in the Studio! Everyone should learn to play the drums, it keeps you healthy!

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down t

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John G.
Peter is a great teacher. He finds what your level is and goes from there. Peter finds what kind of style of learning best fits you.
For me, when Peter is playing the drums or Piano after he has given me the structures/scales makes it very easy to learn. Very patient and encouraging. Ask yourself- Why aren’t YOU taking lessons with Peter?
Rami
Great teacher
Debbie P.
Perfect. He matched his lesson beautifully with the music I like and how I am likely to learn quickly. Could not ask for better.
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Adam S.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Millard E. Gladfelter Scholarship from Temple University
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Adam S.

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I've toured the world playing music and have even taught SZA how to play drums. Let's begin this journey together with the convenience of online lessons!

About Adam

When I’m not on the road I’m a full time performer and educator in Philadelphia. I love teaching, and I love helping people achieve their goals, whatever they may be. And if you don't have any goals yet, I can help you with that too. Feel free to ask me any questions. I’m looking forward to hea

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Katherine
Learning from Adam was an amazing experience! He is extremely professional, welcoming and knowledgeable. His mentorship made me feel capable and confident as a musician. I’d recommend Adam to anyone.
Izzy T.
Our son loved his first lesson!
Ellen T.
Adam is an excellent teacher! I have always been intimidated by playing the drum set, but Adam was so good at explaining each step that it felt almost simple. After just a few lessons I was able to figure out some songs on my own, and felt confident enough to play with friends. Thank, Adam!

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Alexander A.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's of Music in Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
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Alexander A.

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As a pro-level bass player, I understand the importance and the roll of the drum set in a band. I can help you coordinate your limbs, perfect your beats, improve your timing, and read rhythms...one step at a time.

About Alexander

My name is Alex, and my passion is teaching music. I offer clients a unique learning experience with customized lesson plans and personalized attention to fit your exact goals and needs. These aren’t just words to me…they are a commitment I make to everyone that I have the pleasure of working wit

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Sheila T.
Great with beginners. Makes learning bass fun
Goudjor
Good afternoon sir, my name is Goudjor messanvi Chris& I just read about you but I'm just starting my guitar lesson & I think your explanation is far better & please can we chart so I can be your student? Thank.
Andrew
Great instructor ! He knows to shift focus towards what you need to work on. As soon as the instructions are given or the questions he asks you feel relief because the energy is going towards what you already feel you need to work on and not just moving on to the next lesson. The tailored lessons make for a low pressure learning environment to fit your needs. As long as your consistant with receiving his lessons you will get where you want to be with your talents and be jammin out soon.
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Julian Y.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $47
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of the Arts in Music from University of Colorado at Boulder
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Julian Y.

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The drum set is a important instrument for every musician to try out, and it can be a ton of fun! A beginning student can expect to play along to many of their favorite songs in just a few weeks. An intermediate to advanced student can expect to have a skillset that will propel them into auditions with bands in whatever genre most interests them. This would entail an understanding of polyrhythm, feel (swing vs. straight, for example), consistent tempo and the ability to replicate basic drumbeats in any genre on their instrument. Any drum beat can be simplified or made more complex to suit the students ability level, so we can delve in to whatever kind of drum-beats inspire you!

About Julian

My musical background is uniquely rooted in classical training and popular music (non-classical) experience. I have professionally played toured and/or taught on a variety of instuments including Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele and Voice for the past 8 years all over the world. My main focus ha

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Grant -.
This was my 14 y/o and my very first lesson. We learned chords, strum patterns, and melody. Super fun evening! Julian even gave my 12 y/o a lesson on his drum set while we practiced on our guitars. Now the family is hooked! Excited for our lesson next week.
David
Julian has spent lots and lots of fun time with his nephews and nieces (age 13-2), playing music with and teaching--ukulele, piano, guitar and drums over the last few years, and as a result they all have some great skills, confidence, and excitement about music. He's kind and very tuned in to where his students are.
I'm his Dad so I've seen how rewarding it can be for his students. He's also given me a basic set of skills on the guitar. It goes without saying, I recommend him highly!!
Josh D.
Great instructor.
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Joseph M.

1 Review
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Music Education from Oral Roberts University
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Joseph M.

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Discover your creative potential on the drums! Learn songs! Improve your reading chops! Spice up your groove! Explore some new fill ideas! I've been performing, teaching and delivering drum clinics around the world for over twenty years. I work with individuals with special needs and I love teaching beginners. I'm an on call, freelance musician in Nashville, TN, where I'm blessed to call home. If you're excited and passionate about learning new things on the drum set thru Take Lessons then let's get together!

About Joseph

You KNOW you have a DRUMMER on your hands when he or she is constantly air-drumming, tapping with their hands and feet, and is completely obsessed with music. Since age ten, that has been my story! And, for nearly fifteen years I have been mentoring drumming students, young and old, sharing an

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Anna
Extremely knowledgeable and experienced. Great for all levels. Has experience as a working musician, so that is a plus, too.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Hilo, HI

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Hilo is $65. 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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$65 average

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"My 10 year old son started taking lessons with Craig about a year ago. The one thing we like the most is that he encourages and challenges our son to his maximum potential. Craig has been very flexible and during the most challenging time he stick with us. Since the shut down we have been doing virtual classes. I would definitely recommended Craig for anyone that would like learn how to play drums- his being very patient with our beginner drummer."
Alnilda
Took Drum lessons from Craig H.
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"Adam is an excellent teacher! I have always been intimidated by playing the drum set, but Adam was so good at explaining each step that it felt almost simple. After just a few lessons I was able to figure out some songs on my own, and felt confident enough to play with friends. Thank, Adam!"
Ellen
Took Drum lessons from Adam S.
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"John is a very talented musician with thorough knowledge of the drums! He makes lessons productive and light-hearted. I have taken lessons from him for two years and I am excited to continue building my skills alongside such a wonderful teacher!"
Natalie
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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"It was great! Looking forward to more sessions! Mr. Murray is talented and patient"
Jouslyn & Justin
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"I had a good time with Scott as my coach and first time playing on a drum set! I hope to continue more lessons and maybe do some studio work later.
He showed me basic techniques that I could understand and practice with music. I am happy that I met him."
Aidan
Took Drum lessons from Scott K.
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"Danny is a great teacher - he's really patient and encouraging and my son adores his lessons and looks forward to them every week. Danny has a way of making him both take it seriously and also think he's having the most fun and is a natural. I high;y recommend him."
Meghan
Took Drum lessons from Danny B.
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"My son (just turned 5) recently started playing drums. Max has done an awesome job teaching him remotely via FaceTime. Admittedly, my son gets distracted during some of their sessions, but Max is great at working with him on simple patterns and techniques to help him learn the basics. Max us even gives us things to work on with our son by ourselves to make sure he keeps learning. Overall, I've been surprised how well remote lessons worked, and as long as my son is having fun we'll keep doing it!"
Chris
Took Drum lessons from Max A.
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"Murray is great instructor implementing the lesson along with fun... Couldn't aak for a better learning situation, benefiting from a top shelf craft. His teaching style is awesome..."
Tony
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Great first lesson experience! We are excited to have such an excellent teacher and can’t wait to learn more!!"
Eli & Caroline
Took Drum lessons from Dennis O.
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"John was my drum teacher a few years ago, always on time and ready to go with fun and cool new stuff to learn - he's your man if looking to be a solid drummer."
Garret
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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