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Scott D.

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Round Lake, IL
Starting at $29
  • Associate of Arts, Bachelors of Music from William rainey Harper college, Northern Illinois
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Scott D.

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I began my music studies at the age of ten with all types of percussion, then graduated on to standard style rock kit drumming. I have been teaching drums for 20 years.

About Scott

Scott D. was born in Arlington Heights, Illinois in 1967. He expressed a keen interest in music at an early age, and subsequently, began his studies with the clarinet, and percussion while performing in the school band. A short time after that, he decided guitar was going to be his instrument of

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It's easy to say that Scott knows what he's talking about, he has plenty of experience and does a great job breaking things down to a simpler form. I've enjoyed my first month's classes and look forward to gaining a repertoire with him.

Kay S.

2 Reviews
Avalon, WI
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1971
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MME from VanderCook College of Music - Chicago, IL
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Kay S.

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I have worked with all levels of drum. I teach both rudimental and concert style drumming.

About Katherine (Kay)

Taught 41 years as a band director Principal Trumpet with Beloit/Janesville Symphony I like to teach in a style that is functional and interesting. Students will be doing a variety of activities at each lesson. The focus will be determined by their needs. As students become more proficient

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VICTORIA
Kay is awesome. My daughter loved her. She is very patience and kept Victoria engaged.
Angelique B.
Kay is very knowledgeable, kind and accommodating. She is very encouraging and never makes me feel dumb when I hit a sour note. (As a beginning beginner, that happens a lot!) I am amazed at how much I have learned in such a short time!
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Charles S.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, French
  • Awarded Sabian Educator from Sabian
  • Music Performance Percussion from Morgan State University
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Charles S.

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About Charles

Proven teacher in drums Piano, Feature student recitals with professional musicians. Outside of teaching percussion and musical performances I have worked in special education for over 15 years. My life of music started knee high at the age of 4 playing drums and piano. At the age of 15 I gave

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Shawn B.
My son is new at piano and he said Mr. Charles makes him feel comfortable and learning fun.
Trey
My 10 year old son really enjoyed his first lesson
Denise
First lesson and looking good, thanks!

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Christian R.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Christian R.

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I started studying the Drums when I was a teenager. I wanted to learn in order to improve my rhythm and timing on the guitar but I fell in love with the drums and continued private lessons and studied on my own so that I could create and record my own material. I started teaching in 2009 and have worked with over 100 students. Some of my favorite drummers are Chad Smith from RHCP's, Dave Grohl from Nirvana and Foo Fighters, Jimmy Chamberlin from Smashing Pumpkins, Roger Taylor from Queen, and many many more.
There is not just one book that will give you everything you need so I teach from a number of books by different companies like Alfred, KJOS, Hal Leonard, Railroad media, song books, to individual pieces from music notes. I also create, print, and email custom lessons created on a program in my Mac.
I use Pearl drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Roland electronic set, Sabian pad, LP cow bell and bongos, Vick Firth sticks, Tama Iron cobra double bass pedal, Evens and Remo heads.
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About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from tak

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Charlie S.
Christian was very careful as I knew nothing about music. He explained the guitar’s basic function in language that I can understand. I am more enthusiastic about playing than I thought possible.
Braylon C.
A great instructor. Very patient with my son who has never touched a piano before. Very knowledgeable about all types of music and different instruments. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for lessons.
Emmett S.
My son Emmett is always excited to spend time with Christian! Each lesson is well organized and they cover a lot of material focusing both on skills and fun items. Technology part of things can be challenging but Christian each weeks puts the time in to make the experience better for all of us. We are having a wonderful time and learning a lot.
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Tim H.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tim H.

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Students will benefit from a personally customized approach to learning, exploring musical styles that range from rock to pop, blues to country, punk to folk, and at every level of musical experience. Tim is a teacher with 20 years of teaching and performing experience.

About Tim

Tim has been playing music at local venues and with local bands and musicians for 20 years, and has been teaching privately and for music studios and schools for 10 years. He fell in love with music at an early age and quickly picked up a variety of instruments including guitar and drums. As a priv

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Caileigh M.
Tim is wonderful! Very musically intelligent which is so important. Fantastic demeanor and cadence with my daughter, which is important for her learning style. So pleased to have found him!
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Michael E.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • B.A. Music: Jazz Studies and Music Education from Cal State Northridge
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael E.

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Hello! My name is Mike and I'd love to help you learn how to play your favorite songs on the drums! Check out my videos below to see me and my students play some cool beats. You can also watch a video tour of my online teaching studio.

About Michael

Whether you want to play rock, hip hop, pop, or anything else, I am a great choice for beginning drummers starting at age 4. I break everything into small pieces, teach each piece one at a time, and then put all of those pieces back together. I focus on practical drumming skills, and I have tons o

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Teena
Michael is a very patient and supportive teacher. I am amazed by the full attention he pays to details of playing techniques when playing drums. He always finds the best teaching approach to suit each student's own level and interests. He gives students choices to play, which makes learning a more enjoyable experience. We are really glad that we found Mike for our twins.
Brad L.
Enjoyed my first lesson. I found Michael to be an excellent teacher and extremely interested in the "art" of teaching drums.
Joshua S.
Mike is a great teacher. He has a unique way to teach kids. I really enjoy learning from him along with my child. I highly recommend him.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Harvard, IL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Harvard is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $177 per hour.
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45 min
$54 average
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$66 average

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"Great teacher, very patient."
Matt
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Joan is very patient as an instructor. I appreciate the feedback she has given me on nuances in my body posture, my grip on the sticks, and seating position to help me be comfortable during the lessons. I began drum lessons with her early in my pregnancy and she has been very accommodating to my busy and hectic schedule."
Azine
Took Drum lessons from Joan Q.
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"I recently bought a drum set to starting how to play but coming from no experience I had no idea what I was doing. I felt sloppy and uncoordinated so I decided to try and find a teacher that can meet my schedule/expectations. That is when I stumbled upon Eric Ferrer’s profile. The lessons were soooooo Simplistic 😌 he really gave me peace of mind. Eric Broke the process into its barebones and revealed how simple it is to learn drums. I love my new teacher, he has the best patience, attitude, and commitment to you the student and the lesson."
John M.
Took Drum lessons from Eric F.
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"Very knowledgeable and a good teacher."
Sam
Took Drum lessons from Aaron B.
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"Great teacher for our 8 year old!

Matt has taught our 8 yr old for about 8 months and he has learned so much! Though our son is a bit shy, Matt has been very patient, positive, and makes his lessons fun. He lets him know it's ok to make mistakes too which is very comforting to him. He is now able to play with his older brother who plays guitar. Matt worked with them together to teach them a song for their school variety show and they are so excited! He is friendly, always on time, and very passionate about teaching. He explains things clearly and gives him a few beats to work on before the next lesson. He loves drumming now:) We highly recommend him."
Conahey
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Garrett is a great drum teacher. I have been taking drum lessons with him for a month now as a total beginner. I can tell Garrett is very knowledgeable and well educated. He really makes me motivated to learn and play the drums. As a beginner student, he's been incredibly patient with me and has taught me even the smallest details on how to improve playing. He really makes it fun for me to learn."
Ariel
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Mr Murray goes the extra mile and is fantastic with my son. He works with my son on his level and is able to challenge him at the same time."
Luke
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"We Love Love Love Ray. My son is 8 years old. He is a beginner at drums and had his first lesson today at Rays (wonderful!) little studio with two drum sets in it. Ray started with a simple rhythm that my son had to copy and they practiced it together a couple of times. Then Ray showed him what that rhythm looked like, written down on paper and how you can read the notes so you can play it (anything) again. Then they both put headphones on and played the same rhythm along with a song of (in this case) Michael Jackson, picking up the tempo. This made it all the more fun, because my son felt like he was already actually making some real music!
My son loved his first class with Ray and I am very happy too. Ray is structured, has loads and loads of enthusiasm and is very skilled. On top of that he knows how to teach! We can’t wait untill his next class."
Max
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"One of the most patient and knowledgeable instructors I know, my son is excited every time."
Daymond
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Andrew is fantastic! I am a very uncoordinated female in my mid 30's who had this crazy dream to play the drums. My first lessons with Andrew started in a group class setting with ages ranging from 8 to OLD! Andrew had the ability to cater to all our needs so we can understand in our own way no matter what age. By the end of those group sessions I was able to read drum music and play basic beats. I then started taking private lessons with him where he was teaching me to play along with songs, make my own beats, and pretty much just jam. I had a blast learning from him. He is extremely patient and will break it down for you step by step until you understand the fundamentals, mechanics, rhythms, and patterns. He's versatile and was teaching me different styles of music from Rock and Hip Hop, Latin to Reggae. He moved away from the LA area and I have NOT found a teacher on the same level as Andrew. For any females or parents out there concerned, Andrew is very professional and personable. Rest assured he is not creepy and has the best interest for all his students. I can't recommend this guy enough!"
Cherry
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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