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Eric P.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Eric P.

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The drums are the backbone of most music, so you have to be able to feel the groove and stay tight and on top of the beat. I encourage students to pick their favorite songs, and we drum to those while learning proper technique, rudiments, song form, fills, rhythm, different grooves / beats, and anything they want to know about the drums. I have been playing the drums for over sixteen years and have a Bachelor's Degree in Music from the Berklee College of Music. Drums is a beautiful art and form of expression and is just the tip of the iceberg we can tackle called Music.

About Eric

MUSIC! I think music is the most beautiful thing in the world, so lets take time to learn and play music together. I have been playing the drums for over sixteen years, and been in over fifteen bands in the course of that time. I have a degree in Music from the Berklee College of Music were I stu

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Amelia
Excellent teacher
Brinton
Eric is super nice, helpful, and the best part is he didn't laugh too hard when he heard me sing on the recording we were working with! He always works at my pace and is super easy to communicate with. Thanks brother!
Dalton A.
1st lesson went perfectly!

Mike O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 7 to 77
  • Awarded Most Improved Student from Musicians Institute
  • Percussion Performance, Song Writing and Music Business from Musicians Institute
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Mike O.

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I curtail each lesson to the Students needs no matter what level to go at their pace, and yet give them the tools necessary to improve proficiently and quickly. I enjoy sharing my experience and knowledge with drummers of all backgrounds and experience level, and take immense pride in watching my students grow and improve in their craft!

About Mike

I have 30+ years of Percussion Performance experience along with 20 years experience giving private lessons and Clinics all over the country and overseas from Florida to Los Angeles & Metro Manila in the Philippines.

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Paul W.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Paul W.

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How to groove

About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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cheryl
Wow! Mr. Paul is correcting 35 years of bad habits playing the piano. Can't wait to see what lesson #2 has in store. Great teacher and very patient.
Emily F.
Drew C.
Paul 's positive attitude and excitement for making music is a major factor in a good instructor. His encouragement and wanting you to learn makes the lessons challenging. If you listen to his expert musical advise, practice what he teaches, you will see a vast improvement in your playing ability and understanding of music. He is patient and has a good temperament that makes learning fun. I know I have challenged him with my rhythm issues but I have progressed to a level in a short time that I am confident in playing with others and enjoy making music. Thanks Paul!

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Michael T.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors Degree: Combined major Sociology and Anthropology. from Oakland University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael T.

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Learn to play the drums quickly!!!!

About Michael

***IMPORTANT NOTE, PLEASE READ: I am located in the metropolitan Detroit area. But, I am available for online (remote) lessons; with a very good online set up (tripods, cameras, etc). I am also available at my teaching space, and have two great drum sets, set up side by side; one for the student

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Luiz
Mike is a very good Teacher.
I have a 7 years old son that loves him. He is very polite and professional working with the kids.
I totally recommend him to everyone.
Dan
Structured, but not too structured - makes my progress happen very quickly. Always fun!
Lillian
Michael is a patient and encouraging teacher. His lessons are energetic and we always get a lot done. You can tell, too, that he is knowledgeable and passionate about the material. He can apply both technical skill and professional experience to his lessons, while also adapting to the student and allowing them to advance at their own pace. He motivates with praise but will tell you when something needs work/practice. I leave every lesson excited to continue learning and improving. I recommend lessons with Michael!
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Sarah G.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Music - Percussion Performance from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Sarah G.

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I believe they will have fun and learn something they never thought was possible!

About Sarah

Sarah is a freelance percussionist and private lessons instructor in New York City specializing in new music, two and four-mallet literature, timpani literature, chamber music, operetta, multi-solo literature and more! Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Sarah’s passion for music theatre has led he

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Hannah L.
Sarah is very detail and always prepared the lesson material beforehand. We are happy that we found her
Kelly
Sarah taught two of our sons beginning percussion lessons. She is very warm and put the boys at ease, without sacrificing expectations. She made lessons relatable to each boy and never compared them to each other. Sarah has a wealth of knowledge and breadth of experience that make her an excellent choice in percussion teachers.
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Danny S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded scored 1 on snare drum from Utah State
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Amna
Really helpful and comfortable to be around with you. Feels like you would learn drumming in fast
Austin
Awesome first lesson with my 16 year old! Looking forward to many more.
Scott
Danny is a true professional. He understands that in order to improve your skills, you need to drill and practice.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Council Bluffs, IA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Council Bluffs is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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$53 average
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$66 average

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"Excellent Teacher

Dave is able to work with me, a beginner, and provide me with enough challenge so that I keep learning and also keep interested in drums. He has a great sense of humor along with patience which is important with a teacher whom is teaching a beginner. At times he will also take out a guitar and play along which adds to the fun."
- Paul
Took Drum lessons from David B.
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"Matthew is a fantastic instructor and he has a lot of patients. I am a new drummer and he thought me and my two boys on how to drum and now after about a year we can actually enjoy drumming and we are having a blast. My older has special needs and I am so impressed that he will actually come and play the drums on his own now which would have never happened without Matthews teaching. My younger boy is doing so well too. We will continue to take lesson even with our busy schedules since we really enjoy our lessons with Matthew. Thank you Matthew."
- Senal
Took Drum lessons from Matthew H.
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"Great guy and awesome teacher! He will help you in whatever you want to accomplish and give you ideas if you aren't sure what you're looking for. Glenn will modify his teaching strategies to whatever makes you most comfortable and facilitates your learning style. He teaches the basics down to the intricacies of general percussion and will keep you motivated by sharing his adventures and projects with you! Very knowledgeable!"
- Anne M
Took Drum lessons from Glenn M.
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"Murray's lessons has our son excited about learning his instrument! Murray transfers learning lessons into play and fun. We look forward to more sessions with Murray!"
- Kyechia
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"had a great time, looking forward to more lessons!"
- Nigel
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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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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"I worked with Andrew for over 2 years learning the drums. Fabulous teacher! Andrew taught me technique, timing, different genres of drumming but most importantly inspired me to keep stretching in my playing. His love of music shines through his teaching."
- Teresa
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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"Eric did a great job encouraging my son to participate. He was very patient and kept my son engaged in the whole session. We are looking forward to our next lessons."
- Burnam
Took Drum lessons from Eric C.
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"Keith inspired my teenage daughter to keep practicing and playing through a mixture of flexibility and tough love."
- Lisa
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
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"Yulia is a very good teacher, she's teaching my daughter how to play the drum. I recommend her to be your music teacher. She' s great! Thanks,
Andrezza"
- Samira
Took Drum lessons from Yulia B.
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