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Dan L.

6 Reviews
Berwyn, IL
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 10 to 65
  • BM Jazz Studies from DePaul University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Jeff F.

10 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Deans List of Academic Distinction from University of Northern Colorado
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Jeff F.

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I have been teaching beginner to professional of all ages for eighteen years. My students all have positive experiences and have given me great feedback!

About Jeff

I have been working as a freelance musician and private instructor in Chicago for fifteen years. During this time I have been hired to perform Jazz, Rock, R/B, and world music. As an instructor I have maintained a studio of five to twenty students on a weekly basis. I hold a Bachelor of Music de

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Dan Carmona
Jeff is very good and thorough. Works hard with you to do the excercises right. Definitely would recommend him
Matt
Jeff provided a great overview for my daughter. Wonderful first lesson.
RIo
Jeff has been great with my 7 year old son learning Djembe and Bongos. Jeff gives clear concise instructions and practices the skills with him to work on during the week. My son is easily distracted and Jeff is very flexible and listens to what he has to say, using is as a way to teach and redirects. My son can't wait to go to class every week!

Michael C.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Fine Arts from College of DuPage
  • Teaching since 2007
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Michael C.

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I break teaching down to an easy-to-understand language by demonstrating techniques, rudiments, drum set styles, and playing along with music within the drum lesson. I've been drumming for over 10 years, and I have been teaching for 4 years. I combine knowledge of contemporary drumming techniques along with applications handed down through other drummers for different learning experiences for students. Whether chosen as a hobby or a possible career route, having an experienced drum teacher is key.

About Michael

*** Lesson Details *** I break teaching down to an easy-to-understand language by demonstrating techniques, rudiments, drum set styles, and playing along with music within the drum lesson. I've been drumming for over 17 years, and I have been teaching for 9 years. I combine knowledge of contempora

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Max K.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Percussion Performance & Music Education from Eastman School of Music
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Max K.

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I can't wait to share my knowledge and passion for the drums with you! I am a professional drummer who performs with different artists and band in New York City and Brooklyn. Every lesson, students will get 100% of my undivided attention as I strive to give each student the exact tools they need to succeed. Beginners will develop stick control & the skills and the coordination it takes to play the drums. More advanced students will enjoy exploring a diverse array of styles, improving reading and developing a posture and technique that will take them to the next level. I emphasis playing in a way that is healthy and comfortable for the hands and bodies. The exact objectives of lessons will also take into consideration the goals of the individual student.

About Max

I am a professional drummer, hand drummer, music producer and recording artist. I graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a degree in music education and percussion performance. I am a New York State Certified music educator with over 6 years of private and classroom teaching experience.

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Ryan
Max is dope. Super patient, really positive, and over all a great dude.

Alex E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associate of Arts Jazz Performance from Webster University
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Alex E.

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I've been performing and recording drums for over 20 years and seek to share the experience I have gained in an accessible and fun way.

About Alex

Hi, there! My name is Alex and I can't wait to teach you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2004 and have loved helping my students get comfortable behind the drums, understand rhythm, and start performing. I went to Webster University and the Los Angeles College of Music and earned a degree

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Natalie
Very nice, reliable
Matthew
I've been fortunate enough to know Alex for a while. I have been in a few bands in my day (not as a drummer) and, I must say, Alex is my favorite drummer I've worked with. He has also helped me along with developing skills with a drum kit both, in person and online, and I'm better for it. Now, still working at it, I'm doing my own drum work for original tunes and really enjoying the process. I keep going back to Alex for help, especially footwork. I must also say, $25/30 minutes and $45/hour is a STEAL to work with Alex.
Andrea
Excellent experienced! Highly skilled and prepared!
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Kirstie G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • BA - Music (Music Industry Studies) from Cal Poly Pomona
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Kirstie G.

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I'm a board-certified music therapist with experience teaching children and adults how to play drumset and hand drums in 1:1 and group settings. I'm especially passionate about working with students with disabilities (such as autism, Down Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, or cerebral palsy), and have experience adapting music and instruments if necessary. I believe in making music education accessible for all students who wish to learn.

About Kirstie

I'm a board-certified music therapist with experience teaching children and adults in 1:1 and group settings. I'm especially passionate about working with students with disabilities, and making adaptations as necessary in order to help them succeed. I have taught piano, guitar, bass, drums, and rec

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Barrington, IL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Barrington is $64. 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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"John quickly won over my son with his great personality and fun teaching style. I am impressed by how quickly Blake has improved in such a short amount of time. It's fun to see how much he looks forward to his weekly lessons. Thanks John!"
Lisa
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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"Mr Murray is my son's instructor. Very pleasant, knowledgeable, and thorough! My son is learning and enjoys going for lessons. I see the difference in my son's drumming which is actually benefiting our church. Thanks sir"
Joel
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Jerome is incredibly patient and skilled. HIghly recommended!"
April
Took Drum lessons from Jerome M.
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"After working with Kevin on drum lessons, he was able to help me improve on my ability of building a better playing style, He is very talented in singing, guitar, and drums and would recommenced him as a great teacher ."
Daniel
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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Take lessons from Tom - you won't regret it. He's awesome."
Rusty Wilson
Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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"I really liked John's patient approach to me as a rank beginner. He jumped right into it which I liked so we could take good advantage of our hour together."
Larry
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"My son Raj has been taking drum lessons from Shiv since Nov 2018 and his drumming skills have consistently improved. Shiv is very patient and makes sure that my son is engaged and learn at his own pace, which in this case at a faster pace. My son always looks forward to his drum lessons and he practices everyday."
Eugene
Took Drum lessons from Shiv T.
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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.
Thursday Day 1, 7/23/20"
Mema (15)
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"After a recent lesson with Murray my 9 year old son stated, "That was fun!" When you make the teaching experience enjoyable for children they are eager to learn, and they stick with it; that's what Murray is great at doing. I highly recommend him."
Thomas
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Mike makes drum lessons fun while still teaching the key fundamentals."
Chris
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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