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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse M.

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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner drum students. Please refer to my studio partner Melissa:
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Intermediate
Start to learn about polyrhythms as well as developing your ears and body to play songs more accurately. Start to spice up your playing with ways that are interesting, but not intrusive.

Advanced
Really push your polyrhythms and add asymmetrical meters to your repertoire to expand your grasp of complex rhythms. Also learn to use dynamics, cymbal work, and fills to effectively communicate and lead a band without words.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with classic

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Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!
Alex
Jesse is very friendly and a fun teacher to be around.
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Shiv T.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, Hindi, English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Drums from Trinity School Of Music
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Shiv T.

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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.

Nithin K.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nithin K.

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I'm excited, passionate, and eager to teach drums. I think a review on my Google business are a good place to start:
"Nithin is a phenom drum instructor. He’s super professional, organized and encouraging - three traits that are extremely important to me. Professional - timely, super knowledgable about the drums, and focused. Organized - had a series planned for each lesson and filmed them during the class so I could return to them later. Encouraging - understood the difficulty of learning new techniques and encouraged me to try to push through the discomfort, which often lasted for less time than I expected."

About Nithin

Hello! My name is Nithin and I have been a drum teacher for over 20 years! I have spent the past 7 years touring the world as both the drummer and bass player for critically-acclaimed, and current Late Night with Seth Meyers guitarist, Marnie Stern. My curriculum is specially designed to make drum

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Thor B.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA, Music from UW-Milwaukee
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Thor B.

6 Reviews
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When we make music it's called playing for a reason: because it's fun! My aim is to ignite joy, creativity, and growth no matter your age or background with music. I listen to you in order to help guide you through your unique path, reinforcing solid standard practices and Independence along the way. What excites and inspires you about music?

For over 20 years, I have been teaching and performing as a professional drummer and percussionist. Since receiving my bachelor's degree in classical percussion and a master's degree in video game music and sound design, I have continued to share my passion for music as an active performer, recording artist, composer, arranger, and sound designer.

About Thor

I have extensive experience in the worlds of performing, composing, arranging, and teaching. On drums, I've kept myself busy playing rock, pop, jazz, country, hip-hop, classical, metal, acoustic, latin, avant-garde, showband, big band, sight-reading, fusion, children's music, and more in a wide var

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Scott
Thor is the best drummer and teacher! I’m so thankful for the rhythmic wisdom he shared in our online lessons. It helped take my drumming to the next level. Highly recommended 10/10
Tommy
Thor really knows what he’s talking about! He has a solid footing in rock, jazz, Latin, and many other settings and his compositional skills and musicianship really back up his expertise as a drummer. I took lessons from Thor for three years while I was in high school and now I study jazz drums at Elmhurst College. Looking back, Thor was definitely my favorite teacher. He brings an enthusiasm and friendly demeanor to each and every lesson and I couldn’t think of a better teacher for a beginner/intermediate drummer.
Anna
Thor is an excellent teacher - he has a knack for helping students reach a higher standard than they may have thought possible.
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Roger P.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1970
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Roger P.

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I studied with Gary Chester, Ed Soph and Frankie Malabe (Latin rhythms for drum set).
Have been playing for 51 years, and have played shows on Broadway.
Can teach all rudiments, reading, and hand and foot control, plus coordination. Also can teach a wide variety of drumming styles.

About Roger

I studied with Gary Chester, Ed Soph and Frankie Malabe (Latin drum set rhythms). I can teach you all the rudiments, how to read, how to correctly use your hands and feet, and how to coordinate them. I play a wide variety of musical genres, so I can show you how to play in those styles, and I have

Zaky N.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Highschool from Simon Kenton
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zaky N.

8 Reviews
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Using a great Curriculum that teaches students of all ages and skill levels. Starting with Realistic Rock, then Advanced Funk Studies, ending with Advances Jazz Techniques.

About Zaky

Hi, my name is Zak! Music is a beautiful thing. It has the so much power. It can be used to send a message, move and inspire people. Music can impact emotions, it is a beautiful and powerful thing! Music, and teaching have always been a big passion in my life. The ability to take knowledge of a

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Brenda S.
Andrea
Zaky is great with my son who has a history of brain injury which causes him to have short term memory problems. In just a few weeks he has much more confidence in himself and is even a slight bit ahead in band class. He is now able to help some of the other students which he loves. There are very few things that at school that don't overwhelm him, and Zaky has helped him find success in music.
Caroline I.
Great guy -- very knowledgeable and accommodating, despite technical issues with classroom

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Makawao, HI

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Makawao is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $110 per hour.
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"Awesome teacher. My 10 yr son enjoys his classes with Athan. Thorough and very good with handling kids."
Sanjay
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Aaron is a good instructor and a great resource for knowledge. Learning alot."
Dan
Took Drum lessons from Aaron B.
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"Best drum teacher EVER!"
Barry
Took Drum lessons from PERRY S.
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"Dennis was very prompt with his replys, approachable and very good teacher. Lessons have always began at the appointed time and everything was understandable and clear. I would recomend him in any time."
Domagoj
Took Drum lessons from Dennis L.
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"This was my 9yr son's 1st drum lesson with Joel. Joel did a fantastic job keeping the balance between theory, instrument use, & keeping it fun for him."
Jaxon
Took Drum lessons from Joel D.
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"Kerry introduced the basics to my daughter. I could see improvement every
week. She loved going to lessons with Kerry."
James
Took Drum lessons from Kerry K.
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"John has been awesome. My 8 year old son is very excited with his drum classes. John sets a very inviting tone and great environment to learn. Would highly recommend."
Santiago
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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"Amazing Drum teacher! One of the best musicians I've ever met.

Clear and concise lesson plans that always challenge you. Would highly recommend working together."
Tyler
Took Drum lessons from Khalil H.
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"awesome"
Jennifer
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"We Love Love Love Ray. My son is 8 years old. He is a beginner at drums and had his first lesson today at Rays (wonderful!) little studio with two drum sets in it. Ray started with a simple rhythm that my son had to copy and they practiced it together a couple of times. Then Ray showed him what that rhythm looked like, written down on paper and how you can read the notes so you can play it (anything) again. Then they both put headphones on and played the same rhythm along with a song of (in this case) Michael Jackson, picking up the tempo. This made it all the more fun, because my son felt like he was already actually making some real music!
My son loved his first class with Ray and I am very happy too. Ray is structured, has loads and loads of enthusiasm and is very skilled. On top of that he knows how to teach! We can’t wait untill his next class."
Max
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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