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Dan L.

6 Reviews
Berwyn, IL
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 10 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
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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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Kabir D.

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

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Jazz Improvisation from Bucks County Community College
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Jeremy T.

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With over 20 years teaching and playing experience, I believe, first and foremost, that drumset lessons should be FUN! I provide a supportive and nurturing environment where you the student can work towards unlocking your musical potential without fear of intimidation or judgment. You will help create your own unique lesson path and structure, selecting books, songs, genres, and learning methods that work best for YOU. A typical lesson involves listening, playing, notation-reading, discussion, basic drills, and more. Together we'll work to achieve YOUR goals, be that playing professionally, joining a band, or simply learning a few of your favorite tunes. Most of all, we'll work toward tapping into the joy, ecstasy, and FUN, that only music can provide!

About Jeremy

I've been drumming for over 25 years and I'm STILL obsessed! I've played in all sorts of bands--rock, folk, jam, reggae, fusion, jazz, Irish-rock--in venues ranging from small corner pubs to large festivals and arenas. I spent the last 4 years playing full-time in Key West, Florida, averaging over

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Rebecca
Our 7 year old so is taking lessons with Jeremy and having a blast! The lessons are engaging and tied to the music our son likes. He is learning a lot and improving every week. We highly recommend Jeremy!
Melissa
I recently started to learn the drums and I am glad I'm learning from Jeremy. He is very patient and always asks if I have any questions. He helps me understand something by giving examples. I am learning a lot from Jeremy as my drumming instructor.
James
Jeremy was my first drum teacher and he was wonderful. He had a very focused teaching approach that made the path of progress clear. He keeps lessons fun while informative. He is a kind and encouraging teacher who is invested in his students.

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Scott S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Percussion performance from Brooklyn College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Scott S.

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I have a 100% rate of getting my students into their school of choice as of yet. Although I don't guarantee it, I will work relentlessly to make sure you are well prepared though. I will also lend you PDFs of books to help you save a buck.

About Scott

I have been playing drums and percussion since the ripe old age of 9, in 4th grade. Originally wanting to play the clarinet, my music teacher thought my sense of rhythm was too good to waste and placed me in the drum section. I was the only kid who didn't want to play drums. Over twenty years later

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Anthony G.
Had my first lesson with Scott today. I was very happy with the way it went . I'm 50 years old with no experience at all - so I can honestly say the lesson was enjoyable without any pressure.
Jack F.
Scott is amazing with our 7 year son beginner. He has him so engaged and excited to learn & play. He's a one-of-a-kind teacher.
Dakota
Scott is inspiring, motivating, caring, attentive, personal and professional. In only a few weeks my daughter is developing a solid foundation in technique, rhythmic notation and musicianship. I would strongly reccommend him.
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Daniel R.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2003
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Daniel R.

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I offer 24 years of experience playing, and 17 years teaching privately and as a public school band director. My curriculum focuses on technique, theory, style, and interpretation.

To develop quality drumming technique, an emphasis on playing position, grip, and sticking is incorporated in each portion of a given lesson.

The importance of theory and rudiments is outlined and taught with each lesson. A challenging assignment to improve technical ability and music theory knowledge directly correlated to the assigned repertoire will help students understand the structure of the music they are practicing.

Students will dedicate practice time to both rudimental drumming and set drumming. Demonstrating the highest level of performance and knowledge of a piece is the desired result. A portion of each lesson is also dedicated to students learning the various styles on the drum set.

If you are up for a challenging and fun workout on the drums, hit me up for lessons!

About Daniel

I have been playing saxophone for 24 years, drums for 10 years, and have been teaching both privately and as a public school band director for 17 years. I hold both a bachelor's and a master's degree in music education from Portland State University, and am a National Board Certified Teacher. I p

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Ethan F.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ethan F.

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For all of my students regardless of age I like to teach music aurally. We will first listen to what we are trying to learn then attempt to either sing or speak the phrases of the composition. We practice each phrase with many repetitions at various tempos before we move to the instrument. We then repeat this process with our instruments. For balding technique we zoom in even further to take a closer look at the music. Breaking down phrases to their smallest parts helps to gain fluency over the musical language, mastery over the technical aspects of our instruments and develop focus. To boost our creativity we use these phrases for improvisation. During everything we practice we always focus on various tools to help us improve our musicality.I get so much joy out of teaching music. One thing that I love about it is how much I learn from my students. It is a beautiful thing to embrace your own individuality. In my lessons I encourage my students to be themselves. Each lesson is ...

About Ethan

Hello, I am New York City based musician and educator. An active performer of Indian Classical music and a faculty member of the Chhandayan Center for Indian Studies in Manhattan. Regularly I perform with ensembles of various musical styles including Indian Classical, Jazz, Western Classical, Afro

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Anna
Great teacher, with experience and a deep knowledge in a variety of different styles. Good with students of all ages!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Park Ridge, IL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Park Ridge is $67. 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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$55 average
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"Looking forward to the next one!"
Cooper
Took Drum lessons from Trevor H.
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"Very knowledgeable and personable. He knows how to teach without you feeling taught. Rare skill."
Jason
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"I can’t say enough...Athan is so upbeat, personable and knowledgeable. 👍🏻"
Christian
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Trevor is very knowledgeable and skilled and can play many styles of music. He loves playing and teaching and does both very passionately. I recommend Trevor very highly!"
John
Took Drum lessons from Trevor S.
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"Great Teacher and drummer! I studied with Dor last year when wanting to learn a secondary instrument. As an experienced performer, Dor knows how to take his students on whatever path they want to go. Highly recommend him for both advanced players and beginner players. Very patient, kind and committed to his students."
Joana
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
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"Casey really teaches my 6YO daughter a lot of material while making it super fun! He somehow manages to handle the craziness of teaching a young child online with ease. We're continuing with more lessons and are really glad we found him."
Erin
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Raycurt was very flexible in his planning, charming in person and very good (and patient!) with my six-year-old would-be drummer."
Cassie
Took Drum lessons from Raycurt J.
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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."
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Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Colin has been an awesome drum teacher for my son! He is very supportive and flexible with my sons abilities. Colin makes the lessons fun and really boosts his confidence. It is easy to tell that Colin has a lot of teaching experience and that he loves to share his musical talents."
Ryan
Took Drum lessons from Colin M.
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"Really helpful and comfortable to be around with you. Feels like you would learn drumming in fast"
Amna
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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