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TJ T.

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Forest Park, IL
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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TJ T.

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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 ...

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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 s

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Mel F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mel F.

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Sticking techniques as foundation for all percussive endeavors.

About Mel

Calm, caring and supportive are words which have been used to describe my teaching style. I am here to cultivate a lifelong love for music.

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Will S.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA from SUNY PLattsburgh
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Will S.

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World Renowned Pro Drummer/Percussionist Will S. is now offering Drum & Percussion lessons/instruction for all ages and levels. Mr S. has performed and toured with many well known and respected Musicians in many Genres of music, including: World, Jazz, Fusion, Dub Step, Reggae, Rock, Classical , Latin , African, Middle Eastern, SE Asian , Austral-asian and much more...Mr S. offers in- house lessons at our beautiful retail shop in Johns Creek or He will travel to your home. Mr S. originally is from Brooklyn, NYC
He has been involved in teaching, workshops and school programs for the past 15 years. He has been Background Checked cleared for your own safety concerns.

About Will

Will is from a long line of World Renowned Drummers. His uncle Ed played in the Tonite show band with Johnny Carson. On his moms side, his uncles played in NYC ealry Jazz scenes in Harlem. Will himself took to the drums at the age of 7. By 13 years old he was already gigging in special events, Jazz

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Hayden
Willy is patient, knowledgeable & approachable. It can be a bit intimidating when learning from someone as talented as Willy, but my son felt completely comfortable. He's looking forward to the many future lessons to come.
Peter S.
I am pleased with the instruction which I have received and results experienced to date. I am increasing in confidence, independence, and comfort. I am further pleased with instructor availability and ability to adapt instruction to address multiple styles, genres, and concerns. I recommend Willy and am happy to serve as reference.
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Jordan M.

116 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Music Education, Jazz Emphasis from University of Miami, Coral Gables
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Jordan M.

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Learn drums in a relaxed, encouraging environment with a friendly expert :) Experienced teacher for over 15 years and more than 11,000 lessons taught. Posture, hand position, rudiments, music reading, ear training, and most importantly - Rock out with your favorite songs and beats!

About Jordan

1. All my students feel like rock stars! Each lesson is fun and enriching. 2. I provide a clear lesson plan complete with goals, achievement levels, and performances. *Experienced teacher and professional musician. *Has performed with: The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Bobby Kimball former lead si

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Thaddeus
JJordan was patient and instructive. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience for a novice like me.
Rick
My first lesson with Jordan was very cool. Extremely knowledgeable, great patience, great communication and very supportive.
I can’t wait for my next lesson. I’m going to practice now. Everyone should be awake. 👊🏻
Jim Catalano
Jordan is a genuinely kind man with a very positive & encouraging approach to teaching music. he is knowledgeable, meets you where you are in terms of skill level and makes the whole experience motivating and fun. Can't wait for my next lesson.
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Aleksis B.

50 Reviews
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Starting at $43
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Aleksis B.

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Whether hand percussion or on a full drum set I can help you develop your rudiments, mono rhythm and poly rhythm in a fun way to the songs you love

About Aleksis

My name is Aleksis B., but many of my students know me as Mr. B. I am a professional instructor and performing musician who combines a love of music with a desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. I try to make that passion show in everything I do. My education

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Evelyn
I wish we could give Aleksis a 5 star rating for each and every lesson!!!
Julia
I have no strings background and I thoroughly enjoyed my first Ukulele lesson with Aleksis. Not only did we go through techniques, we also got to play a Bob Marley song at the end of the lesson. Who knew it was possible to play an entire song on the first lesson?! It was really fun and I really look forward to our next lesson.
Musa A.
Patience kind and positive. We had a good experience
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Dylan D.

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Starting at $67
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Masters Degree in Music Performance from Shepherd School of Music at Rice University
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Dylan D.

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My drum instruction is focused on helping students be able to play the music that they love, while covering the fundamental music skills needed to conquer any genre that peaks their interest.

About Dylan

I am a professional drummer, orchestral percussionist, solo marimbist and composer. I have received a Masters Degree from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University in Music Performance and a Bachelors of Music Education from the Shenandoah Conservatory. I perform regularly in the houston area

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Mundelein, IL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Mundelein 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 $130 per hour.
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45 min
$53 average
60 min
$66 average

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"Attention to detail ! Loving it so far !"
Kristen
Took Drum lessons from Scott W.
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"Ryan is a great teacher! Very patient and encouraging!"
Robert
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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"Casey is professional and makes learing easy and fun.

Casey is an amazing teacher. I have ZERO musical talent and Casey had me playing songs within a week. He makes learning fun and very easy. He is very knowledgeable not to mention a pretty sick drummer.
I started taking drum lessons just to check it out... and I keep coming back to learn more.
If you want a very relaxed and good time while learning to play. Casey is your guy."
Joe
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Tyler taught me how to play the drums! He was so engaging and informative, and his teaching style allowed me to learn quickly. I had so much fun and have developed a passion for the drums. I recommend highly taking lessons from him."
Kevin
Took Drum lessons from Tyler B.
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"Michael has been very patient and flexible with my inconsistent schedule as a working adult. He brings a positive energy with a lot of praise and positive reinforcement that makes me look forward to my weekly lesson. If learning how to play drums is on your new years resolution/bucket list, Michael makes that commitment a fun experience! I've tried a few drum teachers but I especially noticed a huge improvement in my drum skills since I started lessons with Michael. I've played songs that I wouldn't have imagined playing a year ago. He is of course very knowledgable with the drums, published his own drum lesson book, but he doesn't just go through rudiments or textbook material. He gives various resources that are useful in drumming and never makes the learning experience dull. Very professional and easy-to-approach guy, I would recommend him to anyone wanting to learn drums, especially if you're an adult wanting to try something new!"
Hazuki
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Mr Murray is a very good teacher. He gives good tips and he helps me to improove my skills. He knows how to play and is by the way a really funny and happy guy. I like to play the drums with him and after each lesson I think i have improoved."
Jakob Geisthardt
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Murray has a unique way of finding the way to teach an individual based on their strengths and weaknesses and how their brain thinks and learns. My 52 year old brain doesn't always get it but Murray always finds a way or technique for me to understand so that I can play and be the best that I can be whether I playing my drums or playing my cajon.."
Cathy Gertz
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Fantastic teacher. Really held my daughter's attention and she began reading music on the first day of class. Wow, I'm impressed!"
Zoe
Took Drum lessons from Aaron C.
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"Joan is GREAT!

Joan has been a fantastic teacher to our 5 year old son. She is very patient and takes the time to ensure that he is following directions and understanding drumming concepts. She also is flexible with scheduling and kept in constant touch with us if any changes were made to the scheduled practice lessons. We highly recommend Joan to anyone who is looking to take drum lessons from TakeLessons. Thanks Joan!!!"
William
Took Drum lessons from Joan Q.
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"Ben has been teaching my 8 year old daughter drum technique since Nov 2015. He has done a great job at connecting with her too make her excited about music! I appreciate how he encourages her play intuitively, which is teaching her principles that she can apply in all aspects of music, not just in playing the drums. I would recommend Ben for a student of any age, but I have been impressed with how he has connected with my daughter."
Julie
Took Drum lessons from Benjamin M.
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Teaching Drums in Mundelein

By Jonah D.-Mundelein Drum Teacher

Honestly, I just love teaching drums in Mundelein, and the fact that I can teach from my home studio is a true blessing. There is a tremendous amount of satisfaction that I receive from watching a student of mine develop into a musician with skills beyond my own. I really want all of my students to surpass me and become my replacement! I’m here to show you what you do not know and teach you how to learn on your own. It’s not easy and I’ll be here to guide you every step of the way.

I live with my wife and son in Mundelein. I know that everyone who signs up for lessons through Takelessons are serious about learning and that is the type of person whom I’d want to invite into my home. I’ve had many one time students show up wanting to

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