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Kabir D.

Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $30
  • Awarded The Helmuth Fuchs Scholarship in Music from Loyola University Chicago
  • Music - Jazz Studies & Psychology from Loyola University Chicago
  • Teaching since 2016
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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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Jeff F.

10 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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!

Brendan S.

Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Brendan S.

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Howdy! I started playing drums in 1999 - gigging/recording since 2006. I’m comfortable playing most genres (proficient in rock and jazz). Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. I’m new to teaching and I’m very eager to pass on my knowledge and help my students achieve their goals.

About Brendan

I've been playing drums for about 19 years. I played in all of my grade school and high school bands, and I've been writing, recording and gigging for about 12 years. I've been teaching for about a year now and I really enjoy it. I'm a positive and easy going dude, and I like to keep my lessons fun

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Nathan D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelor of Arts from West Chester University of Pennslyvania
  • Teaching since 2014
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Nathan D.

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Do you have two left arms and two left feet (or two rights of each if you're left-handed), and have no idea how to coordinate behind your drumset?

Do you want to be able to accurately listen to a song and "play it" on your steering wheel as you drive?

Do you constantly have trouble maintaining speed, slowing down or speeding up for no reason?

How about wanting to go all-out and learning those crazy double-bass parts and snare rolls popular in today's extreme metal?

I require a practice pad for lessons to learn rudiments and coordination techniques, even if it's just a mouse pad taped to a heavy book to start with. If you continue taking lessons, I can recommend the best practice pad for you.

I typically will teach and write drums using a combination of tablature and standard sheet music. Tablature a simple set of lines and X marks that are much easier to read, and once learned will instantly give you access to thousands of songs.

You'll learn how to keep time with ...

About Nathan

Hello! I have played guitar, bass, and drums for nearly 25 years. I also sing, play piano, and play several wind instruments. I compose music, and I have been involved in numerous live performance bands and recording studio projects. I studied music theory, composition, and technology

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Mohsin H.
Nathan is great!
Reza H.
Karen
Nathan is an excellent teacher. He is very clear in his explanations and helped me to better understand guitar chords, strumming patterns and fingering. He gave me several exercises to work on in the coming weeks. I am looking forward to my next class.
-Karen A

Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • BA in Music Composition and English from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
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I can teach ROCK drumming and Percussion techniques. As a Composer and Professional Musician (guitar/saxophone) I also have a comprehensive understanding of poly-rhythmic studies and phrasing.

About Benjamin

Hello Future Students! Whether you want to pursue a Musical Career or simply learn how to Play your Favorite Tunes for friends and family, I am here as your Teacher and Guide. Until the current pandemic is properly assessed, I teach only through the use of Skype or Zoom. Originally from

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Bryan P.
Excellent instructor and a way cool guy. My first lesson was really informative, with so many helpful tips and techniques. Ben is a friendly, patient teacher, and I am looking forward to my next lesson!
Charlie and Cindy
We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)
Bryan K.
30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben.
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Scott G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelors Degree - Percussion Performance from Louisiana State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Scott G.

4 Reviews
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I can offer you a wealth of knowledge regarding not only the drum set, but also navigating life in the music industry. I can show you how to make practicing fun, how to really engage with and support the people you play with, and how to really dig deep into a groove as well as get flashy with cool fills and chops. I have been performing and touring full time for many years and have a lot of information that I'd love to share with you!

About Scott

Welcome all! My name's Scott, and teaching, playing, and talking about drums are my favorite things in the world! I have a degree in percussion performance from LSU, and have been playing drum set professionally since high school. I'm grateful to call New Orleans my home, a city revered for it's in

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Chris
I am a sax player and amateur drum enthusiast. Scott and I toured for a few years together.
He was always figuring things out in the van with his trusty air drumset. When he could finally sit down at his set, he would pretty much have the idea figured out and ready to apply to reality.
We would talk endlessly about various drum and rhythm topics and he very effortlessly talked me through techniques and ideas. I’ve learned a great deal from him.
On top of that, he is one of the kindest and most compassionate people I’ve ever met.
There’s a fire inside of him and it comes out through his playing and interpersonal relationships in a beautiful way.

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Nikki
Scott is an enthusiastic and gifted music teacher´┐╝ with a wealth of experience that he generously shares.
We were looking for a flexible, knowledgeable, yet reliable teacher who would inspire our son to grow his own musical talent. We were blessed to find Scott, who fit those roles wonderfully. Our son enjoyed and benefited from the interactions with Scott. We recommend him without a doubt.
Bob
Scott is an incredibly knowledgeable drummer. He possesses a wealth of wisdom on the drums that he has gained through years of professional gigging experience "on the front lines" so to speak. A kind hearted fellow who's love of music comes through in everything he does. He can help you be a better musician; he can help you be a better person.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Riverdale, IL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Riverdale 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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$39 average
45 min
$52 average
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$64 average

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"It was super fun. My son had a great time!"
Skylar
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"Noam is an excellent drum tutor!

He is so knowledgeable about the drums and passionate about sharing that knowledge. His lessons are well structured to make the most of the time available to practice existing skills and learn new techniques, as well as being fun!

He takes the time to really focus on your existing technique in order to iron out any bad habits and he breaks down new techniques in a simple and easy to learn manner.

Highly recommended!"
Lauren
Took Drum lessons from Noam I.
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"Best instructor ever! Took the time to show me what I need to work on and what I need to do to get to where I am trying to be with drumming!"
KD
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Relaxed, novel lesson that has kept me thinking."
Luke
Took Drum lessons from Colin M.
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"He's very good with the kids and is great at keeping them engaged. Listens to my comments and concerns and has been flexible in his lessons to keep the kids challenged without frustrating them. I have two boys working with him. They are both so excited to share with me what they've learned after each lesson. I've never seen them look so proud of themselves as they do after their weekly drum lessons!

Rates are very reasonable also."
Jeanette
Took Drum lessons from Michael J.
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"Both my daughter and son love taking lessons from Carmen. Carmen’s fun class and love of drum drew out their interest in drum from the very beginning. Carmen is always prompt, and her lessons are organized and a lot of fun. She also provides clear practice instructions to students and parents. Outside of lesson time, Carmen found us a drum set and set it up for us. Because my son is young and small, she also found him chair and stands that could adjust low in height. We feel very lucky to have Carmen as our drum teacher."
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Took Drum lessons from Carmen C.
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"Tracy was wonderful! Very knowledgeable, warm, patient, and we’re looking forward to the next lesson!"
Lily
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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"We feel like we hit the teacher jackpot with John! He really knows music & has a passion for sharing this knowledge. Plus he can REALLY hit those drums. He was patient, flexible, & 'made it fun' with my 12-year-old son picking up drum sticks for the first time. So grateful we booked with 'Mr.John!'"
Melinda
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"I had my first lesson with Scott last week and I am stoked I found him. He is super easy to work with and he has excellent communication skills with an exeptional ability to teach. I highly recommend Scott whether you are a beginner to advanced. I would characterize the lessons as engaging and fun!"
David
Took Drum lessons from Scott W.
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"My son has been through a couple of different teachers now & it is clear to me Ross really knows what he's doing. He's young, engaging & has a unique teaching method that magically captivates my son every week!"
Brian
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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