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Nithin K.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Nithin K.

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I'm excited, passionate, and eager to teach drums. I think a review on my Google business are a good place to start:
"Nithin is a phenom drum instructor. He’s super professional, organized and encouraging - three traits that are extremely important to me. Professional - timely, super knowledgable about the drums, and focused. Organized - had a series planned for each lesson and filmed them during the class so I could return to them later. Encouraging - understood the difficulty of learning new techniques and encouraged me to try to push through the discomfort, which often lasted for less time than I expected."

About Nithin

Hello! My name is Nithin and I have been a drum teacher for over 20 years! I have spent the past 7 years touring the world as both the drummer and bass player for critically-acclaimed, and current Late Night with Seth Meyers guitarist, Marnie Stern. My curriculum is specially designed to make drum

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Kabir D.

Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music - Jazz Studies & Psychology from Loyola University Chicago
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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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John M.

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Broadview, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • AA program in Theater Arts from College of DuPage
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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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Mattia C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks ENGLISH, ITALIAN
  • Accounting Diploma from Itc Giannone-Masi
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Mattia C.

5 Reviews
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Ciao guys, Mattia here.

Have you ever wanted to play drums but you don’t know how to start? Or have you played for a while and feel stuck, like you’re losing time or missing a piece?

I felt the same when I first started, but private lessons helped me achieve my goals and become the person I am today: A Professional Musician.
If I did it, so can you.

I’m excited to offer you online lessons where I will help you achieve your goals through a personalized path which includes technique + reading; groove like pop, rock, jazz; fills + solos; and anything else you wanna work on.

Are you ready to improve your skills?

About Mattia

I have been playing the drums for more than half of my life. I'm an exciting player and teacher with a big love for music. I have performed a range of musical styles with many bands and artists in Italy and have been part of the entertainment on board the Costa Cruise ships. I am a patient and enth

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Alexandra E.
Mattias is a creative, patient, and flexible teacher who has helpful and thoughtful answers to each of my questions and solutions to any aspects of struggle. Highly recommend!
Arianna
Mattia was great!!! Instruction was terrific and he emphasized so much form and structure so that in the long run Arianna would have a stable foundation. And that’s hard to explain to a 5 year old not to hit the drums and instead let the stick do the work for you.
Tom
Very patient with my son!
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William B.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner
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William B.

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Hello!

I have been playing the drums for about 15 years and it has always been my passion. I remember when I first started playing and how important those first lessons were to me in launching my drumming career. Now with some experience under my belt, I would now like to share my knowledge with as many aspiring drummers as possible.

Open to all ages in the beginner category. I want to work with you to realize your drumming goals. Whether that's learning some solid technique, or playing along to your favorite songs, I hope to be a good teacher to kick start your drumming journey and beyond!

About William

Greetings! I am a passionate drummer and musician with 15 years of experience playing the drums under my belt. I have played in numerous bands and projects ever since I picked up the sticks and have loved every second of it. Music has always been very near and dear to me. I remember the first albu

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Garrett S.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • B.A. in Music (Jazz Studies) from University of California, San Diego
  • Awarded 2017 Jazz Society Award from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaching since 2011
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Garrett S.

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COVID 19 UPDATE: Currently Offering Online Lessons Via Zoom!

Garrett is a DJ, producer, drummer, educator, and business owner based in Los Angeles, and San Diego, CA. In addition to working with jazz ensembles and symphonies, he performs regularly with local pop/rock bands, and works as a freelance DJ under the moniker “Seth Vitál”. Garrett has a B.A. in Music from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied under two-time Grammy award-winning producer/arranger Kamau Kenyatta, and was awarded the university's 2017 Jazz Society Award. His performances have allowed him to open for acts such as Khalid, DJ Mustard, Schoolboy Q and Bad Suns.

In addition to performing, Garrett maintains private studios in North Hollywood and East San Diego County where he produces his own music/DJ mixes, composes for various high schools, and teaches DJing, drum set, and percussion to over 20 weekly private students. His past teaching experiences include drumlines/concert bands at ...

About Garrett

COVID 19 UPDATE: Currently Offering Online Lessons Via Zoom! Garrett is a DJ, producer, drummer, educator, and business owner based in Los Angeles, and San Diego, CA. In addition to working with jazz ensembles and symphonies, he performs regularly with local pop/rock bands, and works as a freel

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Dillard
Garrett was patient, kind, and professional when he meet with my son virtually. I was a little worried about how the meet was going to go because it was virtual; however, he did an excellent job rearranging the camera whenever he needed to provide the appropriate angles for my son to learn.
Aakomon J.
Money and time well spent! Garrett is very knowledgeable, capable of discussing multiple DJ methods/styles, and is also great at communicating on different levels of music comprehension.
Mark
Garrett is everything I was looking for in my DJ instructor. He has a thorough background in teaching and working with students, but at the same time is a professional DJ who is out gigging all the time. His studio in North Hollywood is great, and he's made a huge difference in my DJing.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Oak Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Oak Park is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $160 per hour.
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45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

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"Great instructor, motivates the student"
Pierre
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Fun and Effective!

I thought I had no rhythm. I never played drums. After a couple hours with Casey I can play rock beats and even at least play to some songs on my Ipod. Great teacher!!!"
Casey
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"I learned so much from Thor regarding learning how to play the drum set. He was patient and encouraging during every session. He always made me feel confident and proud of the progress I made! I would definitely recommend taking lessons from him!"
Michelle
Took Drum lessons from Thor B.
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"I took 5 in-home guitar lessons from Steve and loved every minute! I had never played guitar before so we were starting from scratch. We covered a lot of information, tailored to what I wanted to learn, and I felt like I made a lot of progress in a short amount of time. Steve was always on time, well-prepared for lessons, and was very encouraging. I would recommend Steve to anyone interested in taking guitar lessons."
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Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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"My son Raj has been taking drum lessons from Shiv since Nov 2018 and his drumming skills have consistently improved. Shiv is very patient and makes sure that my son is engaged and learn at his own pace, which in this case at a faster pace. My son always looks forward to his drum lessons and he practices everyday."
Eugene
Took Drum lessons from Shiv T.
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My 12 yr old decided he wanted drums for Christmas and we knew that would include getting him lessons. Finding Christian through Take lessons was indeed lucky for my son. If you are looking for a teacher who is calm, level headed, knowledgeable and very easy to contact at anytime then Christian is who you are looking for. He has several students and they all come out happy and feeling good about their lessons. My son, even when not feeling great insist that he attend his drum lessons. compliments to the instructor."
rita
Took Drum lessons from Christian C.
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"Rae was so patient and knowledgeable! She always took the time to answer my questions thoughtfully and share larger concepts in detail!"
Claire
Took Drum lessons from Rae A.
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"Jimmie is a great instructor. Perfect for kids. He’s patient and my son looks forward to coming to his lessons!"
Caleb
Took Drum lessons from Jimmie H.
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"Stephen is a really good teacher. He is experienced, nice, and patient. Especially I am a Chinese, even my language is bad, he can also find the different way to let me know how to study drum. Every class I feel happy."
Yanhao
Took Drum lessons from Stephen K.
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"Josh is the absolute most attentive music teacher any of my kids have ever had. He spoke with my son in a manner that was welcoming, understandable and patient! No temperament at all. He praised at the right times to encourage my son and quickly corrected issues. The lesson continued without breaks for the whole hour plus, but seemed like 15 minutes. I was incredibly impressed and also had a very entertaining time as I learned about drums in the process. Also, my son has ADHD. I thought my son would have trouble focusing. But with Josh's innate ability to work with him, the ADHD never was an issue. I would totally recommend Josh to anyone wanting to learn drums. Absolutely great session. Also, getting a sampling of his drumming skills was so very cool to see."
Will
Took Drum lessons from Josh W.
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