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Kabir D.

Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Kabir D.

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Experienced teacher of 4 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate drumset/percussion! All ages welcome! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Whether you are wanting to play in a rock band, audition for the school jazz band or want to develop your skills further into becoming an advanced musician I will support you every step of the way. I also teach music theory and composition as a supplement for students whom are interested!

About Kabir

- I am currently a working musician wanting to share my knowledge and experience with other musicians wanting to enter the industry. - I love seeing the sense of accomplishment in my students when they master a concept they once struggled with. There isn’t a more rewarding feeling in the world. -

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Dan L.

6 Reviews
Berwyn, IL
Starting at $42
  • BM Jazz Studies from DePaul University
  • Teaches students 10 to 65
  • 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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John M.

2 Reviews
Broadview, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1982
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John M.

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No matter what age, or skill level, i will give the student what he/she needs to have a solid foundation. I develop a great rapport with all of my students. Drum(s) include; snare drum work (if you can't wail on one drum more drums won't matter!), this includes reading, rudiments, you know, the good stuff. Drum set work, from beginner to advanced, goes along with snare work, all styles. Mallet percussion, bells, xylophone, marimba. hand percussion, bongos, congas, hand held small percussion.

About John

I enjoy sharing my love and passion for music with others! I have instructed privately for over 27 years. I have instructed in music store studios, my home studio, and in-home lessons. I have instructed in public, private and charter school systems; class room and privately. Besides performing, ins

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Brian L.
John is fantastic teacher and very knowledgeable about music. He has a great rapport with his students. My daughter is very enthusiastic about her drum lessons with John every week and always looks forward to it. I would highly recommend John to anyone interested in music lessons.
Michael D.
Not only is John an off-the-charts professional drummer, he's a fantastic human being as well! He loves music and it comes through in the lessons! In 35 years of playing and hanging around wannabees, John is the genuine musician! Anyone really wanting to learn correctly needs John. I recommend him 100%.

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Ryan M.

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Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan M.

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I believe that an encouraged student is a successful student! I have been teaching students of all ages and abilities for over 20 years, and believe that anyone can have FUN learning to play the drums. As a teacher, I can give you the tools, technique, and confidence to achieve your drumming goals, whatever they might be. Whether you're just starting out or picking drums up again after a hiatus, I will work with you to create a customized curriculum to help you unlock your full potential. Drums are one of the most fun instruments to learn, and I am adept at performing and teaching all styles, from rock to jazz to everything in between.

I have played as a substitute drummer in the orchestra of the Off-Broadway show "Jersey Boys," and have also backed up Adam Pascal ("RENT," "Aida"), Christine Ohlman (vocalist for the Saturday Night Live Band), and Carolee Carmello ("The Addams Family," "Mamma Mia!"). I have also appeared on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" as a musician extra. ...

About Ryan

I am a professional drummer who has been teaching students of all ages and backgrounds for nearly 20 years. I have performed as a drum substitute on the Off-Broadway show "Jersey Boys," and have also backed up singers Adam Pascal ("RENT," "Aida"), Christine Ohlman (The Saturday Night Live Band), an

Joel D.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BBA in E-Business Marketing from Western Michigan University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joel D.

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Drummer with nearly 20 years experience playing in rock bands as well as in worship settings. Lessons begin with a focus on fundamentals of drumming (drum set) but can expand into what the student specifically wants to learn. We will also focus on the role of the drummer within a musical group and learn how to navigate those intricacies. Beginner and intermediate students preferred but all ages are welcome, its never too late to learn how to drum!

About Joel

I have been playing the drums for nearly 20 years, in which most of my experience is hands-on, playing in contemporary church worship teams and regional Christian rock bands with occasional teaching mixed in. Personally, my favorite style of music to play is rock/alternative but I also favor acoust

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Noah B.
Joel has been great so far! We’ve just started with him, but he is extremely friendly and kind. He’s very encouraging and positive about growing our son’s skills. Would definitely recommend him, especially for children. He’s really good with kids.
Tracy S.
I’ve not had lessons from Joel, but I have attended several events in which he was drumming. One of THE best drummers I have ever heard! Whether you’re just starting out or have been playing for a while I have no doubt Joel will help you improve your drumming skill.
Case
Made the lesson fun and informative!
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Andy P.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Andy P.

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Take online drum lessons with Andy and learn drumming from home! 

I love to help students achieve their goals in music! I customize lessons for each student, point out their successes, and share with them how to improve. I have a smart setup with 2 drumsets, headphone monitoring, metronome, play along tracks, and microphones.

Why take lessons?
There is no substitute for one-on-one instruction tailored to fit each student's needs. Imagine having the chance to practice a sport with an Olympic coach! Unlike traditional academic tutoring, lessons are helpful for students who struggle, students in the middle of the pack, and students who excel and need enrichment.

About Andy

Take online drum lessons with Andy and learn drumming from home! He teaches ages 7 to 77+ at any experience level.    Andy is a Dallas area drummer who has been playing music for 33 years. He has experience playing jazz, funk, soul, R&B, rock, latin, ska, reggae, gospel, CCM, blues, country, r

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Kim
Mr. Pruyn has been teaching my middle school daughter for the past 2.5 years. The progress she has made is astounding. He is the right mix of detail oriented and encouraging. He is what every music teacher should be, and I should know because I am one myself. I Ccnnot rate him highly enough.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Downers Grove, IL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Downers Grove is $65. 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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$39 average
45 min
$53 average
60 min
$65 average

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"I learned so much! He is a great teacher, super relaxed and friendly. Would recommend to anyone looking to gain some great drum knowledge :)"
Paul
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Super prepared and ontime. Awesome!"
Colin
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Al is knowledgeable, flexible"
Matty
Took Drum lessons from Al P.
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"I have been taking lessons with Garrett for about 6 months. He always offers constructive criticism and is patient and respectful. He is aware of his students skill level and is constantly challenging me with new material to push me to the next level.

Garrett is the instructor for you!"
Michael
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Best Drum Instructor North County

We couldn't be happier with Matt. He has taken a shy, not-so-confident young boy and turned him into a proud, musically knowledgeable and darn good drummer !!! Matt is extremely patient, positive,reliable, FUN and a skilled drummer to boot. My son states, "Matt explains things clearly" . I would highly recommend him."
Lisa
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Very polite and patient. Goes with the flow in teaching with no rigid rules , making it enjoyable for the kid."
Sree
Took Drum lessons from Gabriel C.
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"Passionate & Reliable

Casey has been an amazing drum teacher. He understands my style of music and motivates me to become a better performer. I've improved lightyears since taking lessons fro him. He always has a positive attitude and is extremely reliable and punctual, which can be very rare in the music industry. I am so happy I met Casey!"
Izzy
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Very personable, educated in his field with a degree in music and has a great attitude for teaching My 8 year old son, I would highly recommend Garrett for drum lessons. 😊"
David
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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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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"Very good with my son (age 11). My son can read music, play different styles of music and knows several drum feels. Very pleased with his progress and with Passionate Drumming as an instructor and business!"
Mia
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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