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James G.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James G.

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Learning how to play Drum set can be challenging on your own. With over ten years of professional experience playing in all styles and genres, I believe together we can set key learning outcomes and joyfully help build your confidence as drummer. I will give you the rhythm methods you'll need to build a healthy relationship with your instrument in a safe and fun environment. My goal for you as my student is to reach your musical potential while having a wonderful time!

About James

I'm a bassist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and actor. I received my BA in Music (with a Classical Double Bass focus) from California Polytechnic State University in 2017 and I've been a professional freelance musician since 2010; primarily working in the state of California. My love for music

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JESSE
so far so good. very happy my son involved in online lessons with JAMES! thank you
Chris C.
I took around 15 lessons for bass guitar with James and really enjoyed it. James was able to tailor the experience for what I wanted, which was heavy on music theory, but still made sure we applied the theory to the instrument. I had prior experience with some music theory and playing, but hadn't touched my bass in almost 10 years. James was able to figure out exactly where to pick up, provided great materials, and kept me engaged. James is very knowledgeable, a great player, and a cool cat.
Tom
James is a highly qualified instructor and was very thoughtful in answering my questions. I was impressed with the amount of resources he had on hand, such as worksheets, method books, sheet music, etc. I would definitely recommend James for anyone curious about learning music theory and/or the many instruments he plays.
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Nicole C.

123 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Master's from Dowling College
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Nicole C.

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Able to teach everything from hand percussion (Congas, Bongos, Djembe, etc.) to full drum kit. Also will cover music theory and teach drum notation. All genres. Online students are expected to have equipment prior to lessons. If you do not want to begin with a full set, please have at least a practice pad and drumsticks.

About Nicole

Nicole grew up in a small town on Long Island, New York. She had an active young mind with a love for music and rhythm. Luckily, she began her musical journey with private piano lessons at age five. Having lessons this young certainly helped her understand the student experience of learning how t

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Raz
Nicole is great! She's very patient
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Anna P.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Anna P.

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Hello, dear students and parents. I am a principal of a Music School in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida. I have finished a Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with two master's degrees in Piano and choir conductor; my dissertation was in music therapy. Also, I completed the Montessori Teacher Training Institute in Miami. I offer music lessons for children and adults at any age, starting from Birth to 99 years old.

About Anna

I am a highly skilled professional, certified musician. I offer lessons in piano, singing, ukulele, flute, saxophone, clarinet, drums, violin beginners as well as group lessons in ear training and theory, piano and singing, Russian language lessons. My main instrument is piano, and I specialize i

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Great lesson. I left feeling very encouraged and excited to continue learning how to explore my vocal abilities. Thank you!
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Chuck M.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chuck M.

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One on one private instruction, Online instruction

About Chuck

Influences .Ian Paice, John Bonham, Ginger Baker, (Juilliard Member since 2005)

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Ed V.
My lesson was awesome. Chuck was the best. Very personable. Can't wait for the next one.
Sherrysnne
If you want to be a drummer who knows how to dynamically play drums and understand the various techniques of drumming... Take lessons from instructor Chuck Manton! He is a fantastic teacher!
Kim Holmes
One of the best drummers I have ever played with.
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Justin H.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music in Wind Band Conducting from Central Michigan University
  • Teaching since 2003
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Justin H.

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The drum is an amazing instrument! I am so excited to teach you more about the drum! I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the drum including; correct posture, stick grip, stick technique, improved sight-reading skills, greater music theory knowledge, and performance skills. I recommend using the Essential Elements for Band book series. Once we connect and I can find out more about your playing level we can find the perfect book for your. I can't wait to work with you :)

About Justin

As a highly skilled musician and teacher with proven experience in building music programs, teaching all levels of skill, expressing a high level of artistry, and developing professional relationships; I believe you will thoroughly enjoy working with me. I have been a life long musician, starting w

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Ramon L.
He is almost perfect however needs to be assertive and more frank.
Ramon L.
The bassoon is intimidating but not the teacher.
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Kevin C.

27 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Guitar Proficiency from Minooka Community
  • Teaching since 2017
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Kevin C.

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Experienced drummer with 13 years of experience, performing in multiple bands genres ranging from Rock, Blues, Jazz, Punk, Country, and more.

I began learning drums through Rock Band, yes.. I said a video game. After a month or two I was playing songs on hard or expert difficulty and I soon began applying the rhythms and rudiments I was learning in Rock Band to a real drum set. I began playing drums every day. I played in a few different bands in my teen years, recorded in studios and currently I accompany musicians around San Diego regularly.

About Kevin

I am a Multi-Instrumentalist who teaches Guitar, Drums, Bass, Music Production, Audio Engineering, Cinematography, Photography, and Video Editing. My instrumental experience includes 13 years of live performance, recording and songwriting. I focus my lessons around the understanding of music theo

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Mackayla
Kevin is a pleasure to work with! He was willing to answer any questions I had and guide me into the genres and techniques I wanted to learn.
Lucas
Kevin's a cool dude. Has a flexible schedule and is a really great teacher. Highly recommend.
James
Kevin has been a great teacher and help!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Chicago is $58. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $65 per hour.
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$37 average
45 min
$47 average
60 min
$58 average

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"It’s hard to express how much Mike’s drumming lessons have made a difference in our son’s life. Mike is a visionary teacher who cares about and connects with his students."
Julie
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"My son was very impressed, asked why we had been taking drum lessons from his local instructor for so long. He was reticent before the lesson saying that he wasn't sure that our internet connection would be good enough, saying that he wasn't sure we could really do a lesson online instead of face to face. He came out of his room after the lesson and said he loved it, and that it worked really well, that our connection was just fine, and that he could hear everything on both sides. He was very happy with the result. He is really happy to have a clear goal of playing snare on the drum line in marching band, and he's very happy about having an instructor who can really help him to get there. Great experience so far!"
Jules
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Christian has been top-notch in every way I could hope for. His communication prior to and after the lesson has been stellar, taking time to prep me then follow up with thorough, well written tips and details. (It's clear that he values the student's time as much as his own, and seeks to make the experience individualized and worthwhile for those he teaches.) The lesson itself was spot-on, being well balanced in both fun and degree of challenge. Feel very fortunate to have found him!"
Wade
Took Drum lessons from Christian R.
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"We have been with Mike for several years. He is one of the best teachers our daughter has ever had. He is so enthusiastic about teaching drums to others. He is patient and works with our daughter to learn new skills. Looking forward to many more years with him."
Daniel Fisher
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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Marc was a experienced percussionist , with knowledge of many different instruments and , styles. He had a definite lesson plan and was extremely patient and encouraging. My personal challenges with my work schedule hampered his ability to fully execute his agenda.Overall a skilled and dedicated teacher."
James Michael
Took Drum lessons from Marc W.
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"My 11 yr old son had no experience on the drums but decided to buy himself a inexpensive drum set. We found Nathan on Takelessons for my son's drum instructor. He began with basic instructions and my son instantly took a great interest to it and has improved tremendously. Nathan is a phenomenal drum teacher. He is patient with my son and is always introducing new techniques, which my son enjoys showing off to us! You can't go wrong with Nathan!"
Melisa
Took Drum lessons from Nathan D.
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"I started lessons with Bobby about 2 years ago as a total beginner with an awful case of performance anxiety. I'd never picked up a drum stick in my life, but decided on a whim that I wanted to play along with my favorite rock songs. The first song I wanted to learn was by Motley Crue, and without any hesitation whatsoever, Bobby walked me (the complete novice, mind you) through Tommy Lee's crazy-tough grooves and fills. Thanks to Bobby's patience and guidance, I can now play that song and many of my other favorites.

Bobby has been an incredible teacher; he is consistently patient, kind, and fun. He has a great way of creating engaging lessons that include a mix of learning to play specific songs and also working on drills that make playing those songs a little easier. If you're looking for a talented, supportive, and down to earth drum teacher, Bobby's your guy! I highly recommend him!"
Sarah
Took Drum lessons from Bobby C.
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"Great first lesson! Very attentive."
Jordan
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"Matthew is a fantastic drum teacher. My 8 year old son recently started lessons with Matthew, and he is so excited to come home and practice. Matthew's home studio is immaculate and inviting for budding musicians! Thank you Matthew for making our son's first experience with lessons challenging and fun at the same time. I am even learning musical terminology with my son ( I even secretly practice the drums when no one is around - it's like 2 for the price of one!)."
Shelly
Took Drum lessons from Matthew H.
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"Michael is a great teacher! He not only explains techniques, but will have you reading music and playing songs within just a few lessons. He also teaches the physicality of drumming, which is really important if you want to learn how to be a good drummer."
Lara
Took Drum lessons from Michael L.
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Jefferson Park, IL Drum Lessons

Jefferson Park, IL Drum Lessons

If you’re interested in learning to play the drums, you might be surprised to find out that there are a lot of benefits to taking on a new instrument. Not only will you learn the styles and techniques you need to bang out your favorite drum solo, but you may also experience a boost in your brain function, self-confidence, and mental and physical coordination. What’s more, many drummers find that playing the drums can help improve their mood as it helps release stress and reduce frustration. Not bad for jamming on a drum set!

Ready to take drum lessons and experience these benefits for yourself? If so, then it’s time to turn to TakeLessons. Regardless of whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced drummer, we are here to help you

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find the best drum lessons near you in Jefferson Park, IL. We offer drum classes for students of all ages and skill levels. After a few sessions, you’ll find your drum skills improving by the day.

If you are looking for private Drum lessons in Jefferson Park, IL

When it comes to finding private drum classes near you, we have you covered. We feature a wide range of online and in-person sessions in Jefferson Park, IL, making it easier than ever for you to start your musical journey.

The beauty of taking private drum classes is that you will capture your teacher’s undivided attention. You won’t have to worry about distractions or other students in the class because you will be working with your drum teacher one-on-one. Your drum teacher will assess your current understanding of the drums and inquire about your goals. Do you want to try out for the marching band or master your favorite Dave Grohl drum solo? Maybe you want to focus on certain drumming techniques or try out a new style. Your private teacher will listen to your needs and develop a lesson plan that’s tailored especially to you. You will receive all the instruction, support, and encouragement to bring your drumming skills to the next level.

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There’s no time to waste. Today is the day you can start making your drum-playing dreams come true. Sign up with TakeLessons to conveniently find a drum teacher near you in Jefferson Park, and don’t miss out on our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for all new students on their first sessions. Join our affordable and hassle-free lessons today and you will be well on your way to drumming like a pro.

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