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Michael T.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors Degree: Combined major Sociology and Anthropology. from Oakland University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Michael T.

38 Reviews
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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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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Music Composition & Conducting from Fredonia School of Music
  • Teaching since 1992
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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
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Snare drum and drum kit.

About Darrell

Why these lessons are different: - Formally trained conductor/composer/producer - Individual or group session options including full band production - A long roster of satisfied clients - Broad base of musical styles (rock, classical, jazz, blues, metal, bluegrass, folk, theater, big band,

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Aviv C.
Good instructor
Frank S.
Darrell helped me a lot to get a handle on my Ableton rig. I needed to set up midi tracks, locate presets to create cool sounds from plugins. Then I needed to export the audio of a couple of those tracks to import into a separate Pro Tools project. Lot of progress, thanks Darrell! -- Frank S
Natalie Watson
Absolutely loved the lesson and loved Darrell. He made me feel very comfortable and made the lesson fun. I learned a lot and really am looking forward to the next ones. Very excited to be embarking on this new venture in my life.

Marisa W.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
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Marisa W.

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Experienced teacher of ten years. I specialize in beginner and intermediate piano, guitar and drum students. All ages welcome. Lessons will focus on building a solid foundation of note reading and technical skill while also being customized to your interests and goals. Let's get started!

About Marisa

Marisa has been teaching private lessons since 2008 and is currently available to teach lessons online. Marisa received her training at Clarke College in 2008 where she received a degree in Music Education with an emphasis in percussion. Marisa teaches percussion, piano and guitar students and

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Marc W.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Marc W.

9 Reviews
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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!

Kerry K.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Awarded $1,000 from Wright State University
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 80; Female: 7 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kerry K.

7 Reviews
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I've been teaching Drums since 2004 and recently started back January 2013. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play all rudiments and as time goes on you'll be able to play in bands and in JH and HS bands. I typically use the Haskell Harr, and now include Alfred's Drum Method book for Snare; Tommy Igo for drum-set. His posters from Vic Firth are great resources. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels; I can't wait to meet you!

About Kerry

An online Masters Jazz program from University of Arkansas at Monticello, (2018-2019) these studies will help students understand various Jazz, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban drum patterns. I attended Wright State University for two (2) years studying Music , and then transferred to Belmont Universit

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Mary
Kerry has an incredible knowledge and experience with drumming. He encouraged me and challenged me. I highly recommend Kerry to anyone looking to be a skilled and educated drummer.
Theresa Lauterbach
I saw improvement each week from my lessons with Kerry. He offered great resources and gave me advise for purchasing my drums. After just 5 months, I could read and play music on my own!
King Koeller
Fantastic jazz drummer!
Professional and knowledgeable about many diverse drumming styles.
Super swingin'!

Ryan S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ryan S.

15 Reviews
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Experienced drum teacher of 7 years! My lesson plan is simple : 1. we warm up with basic beats + rudiments + paradiddles, 2. we focus on rhythm + proper technique, and 3. we play a song that incorporates the techniques we're working on.

The time devoted to each portion of the lesson is totally adjustable. You will learn what you want to learn at your own pace.

About Ryan

Experienced cello, drum, piano, and guitar player of 20 years. Has a MFA degree in music composition + a BFA in music performance. Recorded professionally for tv shows such as "Glee," "Entertainment Tonight," and "Extra." Also records for "Sonoton Recordings." Currently resides in Los Angeles, Cali

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Akemi
I could not ask for more in a teacher. Ryan is amazing in every way. He has been teaching my 4 year old son the drums for nearly a year. When my son started lessons, he was actually below the minimum age for students, but he shared a passion for music that Ryan was willing to cultivate and be patient with.

Ryan is versatile in his teaching methods, creative, open, patient. Teaching a young student, Ryan adjusted to teaching music reading fundamentals with colors and shapes. He also figured out ways to correct, critique and build all the while building a young child's confidence.

Ryan provides a written evaluation of our son annually and has him prepare for two public recitals a year. Ryan integrates modern technology into the lessons to quickly provide feedback and create customized beats and tempos to practice to.

Above all, Ryan smiles and laughs. He makes every lesson pleasant and we treasure him, truly.
Matthew K.
Awesome first lesson with Ryan, he teaches at whatever pace you learn best at.
Dat T.
Ryan is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I had a great time learning guitar from him. Make sure you tell him what your goals are so he can help you achieve them.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Carrier Mills, IL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Carrier Mills is $65. 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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$52 average
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$65 average

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"I've been taking drum lessons from Ray for about 3 years now. It's been a great experience, and I've learned so much from him. He makes sure to focus on what I specifically want to learn, which makes the lessons super fun. He's also knowledgable about all aspects of drumming, and he's really helpful whenever I have a question about anything. Without Ray, I never would have been able to come as far as I have these last few years."
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Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"Lessons with Michael are fun, challenging and rewarding! He motivates me to do better and is flexible with my changing schedule. I look forward to continued lessons with Michael. Thank you all concerned."
- Richard
Took Drum lessons from Michael J.
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"My son enjoys his lessons with Joe very much. He’s an encouraging teacher."
- Riley
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"Great"
- Julie Price
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Very interactive and patient!"
- John
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Not enough space to write how excited our students. Murray knows drums In and OUT. We are beyond blessed to have him instruct us!"
- Jaser
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Tyler worked with our daughter for over a year prior to relocating to Portland. He was engaging and a talented teacher (and drummer!). We were sorry to see him leave Chicago, but whoever works with him will be in for a treat."
- Alan
Took Drum lessons from Tyler B.
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"Josh is top notch, easy to work with and schedule with. Highly recommended."
- Jeff
Took Drum lessons from Josh W.
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"I've been really enjoying my lessons with Dor. He makes each lesson fun and informative by not just going over rudiments but also getting me onto the drum kit to play songs I love. He has a great eye for detail and gives helpful constructive feedback. If you're serious about learning drums, Dor is definitely the right man for the job!"
- Dave
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
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"Very very understanding and had a great way of teaching each lesson. Also, friendly and very supportive!"
- Javen
Took Drum lessons from Mariano L.
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