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TJ T.

Forest Park, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Hi! My name is T.J. and I am a professional drummer and educator currently living in Forest Park, IL. I received my B.A. in Jazz Studies from Elmhurst College in the Spring of 2019. I have been playing professionally in Chicago and it's surrounding suburbs for over five years now, and have played the drum set for 13 years.

I am very passionate about my craft, and absolutely love spreading that knowledge with others and inspiring them to the best of my ability. I am well versed in many styles, including Rock, Jazz,, Fusion, Funk, World Music, and Classical Percussion.

I am active in many bands, such as Instrumental Rock/Fusion band Elysian Green and Folk/Rock band Fleeting Suns (check either out on spotify!) I've been lucky enough to record and share the stage with famous Chicago musicians, such as Chris Siebold, Mark Colby, Frank Caruso, Jeremy Khan, and Marlene Rosenberg, among others. Some less-local musicians include Mike Stern, Randy Brecker, Sean Jones, and Matt ...

About TJ

My goal as an educator is to give my students the tools to allow them to play in a way that makes them feel accomplished and brings them joy. I am very serious about teaching the fundamentals of drumming, as it allows you to begin learning self-sufficiently, and that way you can keep learning in a

Mike G.

2 Reviews
Wheaton, IL
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mike G.

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I began playing drums/percussion at the age of 10 and have been playing for over 20 years. I love playing and teaching all types of styles of music, especially jazz, rock, funk, Latin, and country. Within the first few lessons, I will provide you with tips on technique, how to practice, and how to listen to music in a new way. You will be grooving in no time!

About Mike

Hi there! I am an elementary music teacher by day looking to work with students in a one-on-one setting to help them reach their music/performing goals. I have also taught high school drum line for 5 years, in addition to beginning 5th grade band. I provide piano, drum, guitar, and ukulele less

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Meredith L.
Meredith loved her first lesson. Thanks!
Cheander Harris
Very insightful and enthusiastic about teaching the ukulele! Very excited to continue to learn.
Rushes P.
Patient. Responsive. Listens. Challenges. Supportive. Overall a good teacher. Our daughter likes him.
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Jeff F.

10 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Bachelor of Music Percussion Performance from University of Northern Colorado
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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!

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Gio A.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
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Gio A.

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I have been playing drum kit and percussion for over fifteen years and teaching for about 12. I've played a little bit of everything - pop, rock, punk, hip-hop, ska/reggae, blues, jazz, and even musical theater. I'm happy to share my skills and expertise with drummers of all ages and skill levels (lessons at my studio will be on electronic kit).

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Craig H.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Craig H.

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Craig tailors lessons to the needs and goals of the individual student whether they are a beginner or an advanced student. Being able to work with the students to reach their full potential by giving them a strong vocabulary and command on the instrument are areas he is able to shine on them, but more importantly make it fun while they are learning the instrument.

About Craig

Craig Hanna, has taught professionally since 2000, and has made his passion for music and teaching a career. He was taught by some of the best instructors in the GreenBay Area at a young age and has continued to study an array of musical styles. When he is not behind the drums teaching , he provi

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Chuck
Really couldn't ask for more. Craig's been working with my daughter for years and we couldn't be happier.
Stephanie
I came to Craig as an adult, with little to no musical training and was hesitant to take lessons because I had no idea what expect. In the time I have worked with him I have learned to sight read, play along to songs , have a strong grasp on the fundamentals and work on improvisation. He continually challenges me to try new things and expand my vocabulary. As an instructor Craig is professional, non judgmental, patient and is an experienced teacher. A lot of people can play drums, being able to teach others is an entirely different skill.
Billie
Craig has been working with our son for over 5 years. He is an exceptional instructor. Our son had no previous drum lessons prior to working with Craig. Our son really enjoys his lessons with Craig and has really excelled. We would highly recommend Craig
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Chuck F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Chuck F.

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Fun, tailored lessons that will have you laughing your way to success. I play and teach most styles of drumming.

About Chuck

I customize your lesson to your needs and musical taste. We will learn timing, grooves, reading and rudiments. Lessons will be fun and you will laugh you way to success.

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"Danny is awesome, looking forward for continued lessons"
Scott
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"Started 2 times a week classes with Dor a month ago and it has been a great experience so far! I never played drums before and he has a lot of patience.

Amazing teacher!"
Pedro
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
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"Danny is a true professional. He understands that in order to improve your skills, you need to drill and practice."
Scott
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"My son has been taking drum lessons from Julian for about six months now. Julian is fantastic with him. He seems very knowledgeable and his demeanor is perfect for kids (and adults!). He likes to incorporate other instruments into the lesson as well, since my son can also play piano. He has a nice energy during lessons, keeping a good balance of having fun and learning. He also just led my son in his first group experience, where he played drums while others played guitar and keyboard. Julian was amazing at keeping everyone on task, while having fun at the same time! I would recommend Julian as a music instructor for anyone and everyone. :)"
Nicki
Took Drum lessons from Julian Y.
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"We're really excited to be taking lessons from Rom. He is laid back yet knowledgeable and has a gift for being able to make the absolute beginner feel confident and inspired to learn."
Luke
Took Drum lessons from Rom G.
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"Our son learned so much with his music teacher. We are grateful for his patience"
Dominic
Took Drum lessons from Danny B.
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"Mike is great! My son really loves taking drum lessons with him. Mike has a lot of knowledge and really has a passion for teaching."
Jen
Took Drum lessons from Michael J.
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"John, Is a knowledgeable and friendly drum teacher that is eager to help you reach your drum performance goals. Being a guitar player first, my lessons with John have been at a sporadic beginner pace as I attempt to generate time for both worlds. That being said John has been very patient and accommodating, and I'm sure he will help me dial in my drum skills."
Ronald
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"Very cheerful, helpful and good drum teacher. He taught me everything I know with drumming while making it fun and exiting."
Carter M
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Our son(11) is finally enthused, motivated, and excited to practice drumming. He is making consistent progress and takes initiative to practice on his own since we started lessons with Mike! Mike makes lessons fun and engaging by teaching the music our son loves and wants to learn. We were initially hesitant about online lessons, but Mike's sound and video quality are excellent and we have had no problems. We have had some scheduling conflicts (on our end) and Mike is flexible and communicative, and quick to respond. Five stars well earned!"
Quinn
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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