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Alex J.

7 Reviews
Indianapolis, IN
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 11 to 19
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alex J.

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I approach drum set from a rudimental stand point. I like to start my students off just working on their hands and then over time I incorporate the drum set itself more and more. Usually after about two months of studying with me, the student is on the set for the majority of the lesson.

The styles I specialize in would include mostly rock with some jazz and latin styles as well.

About Alex

Alex was born May 31, 1987. Since both of his parents were band directors, he grew up in a very musically inclined family. When he was 15 years old, during his freshman year of high school, he started studying percussion. A year later he began studying under Chad Kohler and continued to do so until

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Tristan L.
ALEX IS THE BEST! He’s actually become a friend of
The families but stil prefessional.
Tristan L.
So far so good! Tristan really enjoys his instructor and is excited.
Peggy
Alex is Very knowledgeable. He was great with my 13-year-old daughter. She learns a lot from him and really enjoys working with him. He is very good teacher and very patient. I like the fact that he gives her specific homework to work on. I look forward to working with him for a long time.

Craig H.

2 Reviews
Indianapolis, IN
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor of Music, Percussion Performance from University of Delaware
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Craig H.

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I have been teaching for 40 years and have had many students go on to professional careers in music, and many that didn't. My main philosophy is to impart the joy of music making to my students. I take a student through all phases of drumming and/or percussion performance. I can teach beginners or high school students preparing for college auditions. I tailor what I teach to each student on an individual basis after assessing their needs and what they want.

About Craig

I am available for SKYPE lessons. I have been the Assistant Principal Timpanist and Percussionist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra since 1992. I have also been an Adjunct Professor of Percussion at Butler University since 1995, and have been a frequent Guest Lecturer at IU's Jacob's School

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Brad Smith
Craig was great, listening to my goals and setting up a plan to achieve them.
Jay H.
Great instructor working with beginners!
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PERRY S.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Regional and State Music (Percussion) Competition Awards from State of Wisconsin,
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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PERRY S.

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As well as having a Bachelor's Degree from a prominently known Jazz school. Perry has taken from some of the top "name" drummers in the business. This is essentially part of lesson time-but worth mentioning. Well over twenty years of gigging and still doing it. Five years of around 270 dates a year on tour (yes on a tour bus-and planes).He specializes in getting students to sound good and be confident on their instruments- so they can- have fun, and make music, and play with other musicians and record their own music.

About PERRY

An versatile, accomplished, energetic, and insightful musician, author, and educator, with more than 25 years’ playing and teaching experience - from national and international tours, (for audiences of all sizes, up to as many as 85k -100,000 throughout most all United States, and Spain, France, S

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Walker
Perry knows his stuff! His instruction and book have helped me become a solid drummer. I look forward to learning more from this talented musician. Thank you Perry!
M.Lancaster
Didn't think online drum lessons would work, but they do and I am thrilled I found Perry as my teacher! His Drum Control book is the perfect guide and I am improving with every lesson. Thanks Perry!
Gerry
Returning to drums after several years, I found that the "Drum Control" book Perry created and wrote really cleaned up my technique and got me going again with the essential tools I needed. I can't believe how easy it was with this great book. The combination of his teaching and book got me rockin' in no time! Perry is a real pro and knows what he's doing. I am learning from the best! Thanks Perry!

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Nathan R.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Awarded Peabody Merit-based Scholarship from Peabody Institute
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nathan R.

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Aside from teaching various styles of music on drum set, I also teach more classical type percussion (including mallet percussion)

About Nathan

I have been teaching private lessons for close to 10 years and have been an active performer for even longer, playing in all different types of groups, from rock bands and jazz groups to orchestras and brass bands. I studied music at Frostburg State University (Bachelors) and the Peabody Conservat

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Weston G.
Nathan was great! We lost internet at our house during the last 10 minutes of the lesson and Nathan was quick to solve the problem by adding another 10 minutes on to the end of our next lesson. It's nice to know that he has the flexibility and willingness to do that when things happen that are out of our control. And 2020 is often out of our control, Am I right?!
Marcus
Nathan is a very talented musician
Joshua V.
Very pleasant teacher. First lesson went well. Thank you

Raycurt J.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY.
  • Teaching since 1990
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Raycurt J.

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Give me the beat. Basic three piece trap-set to eight piece wih cymbols. Have you the drive to make the Rhythm?
To achieve the motion necessary in the music and set the other instruments on the roll to Rock.
Counting the structure of time in musc. Learn the system .
This all applies to purcussion instrtuments alike. Just different techniques to clockwork timing.

About Raycurt

Thirty years of private lessons for Voice, Violin, Viola, Piano, and Music Theory. Music IS the universal communicator, educator, healer, and conflict mediator. We naturally expose our children to music and ignite their awareness stimulating practical learning concepts. As a hobby or passion

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Ben E.
This was a really unfortunate and wasted experience. Raycurt was wildly unprepared to teach. He brought a broken metronome and almost no sheet music/lesson plan. I had spoken both to the sales rep and Raycurt himself prior to the lesson and he was still fully unprepared.

I also explained my level of experience and was assured Raycurt was qualified to teach at the level I needed, but he came off as less knowledgable than me, which was particularly disappointing.

Worst of all, after multiple hours of speaking on the phone, I couldn't get my money back for this lesson.

I'd strongly recommend not using takelessons at all, they've put a horrible taste in my mouth for their entire service.
Reed E.
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Makaylah
Very good first lesson for a 6 year old - looking forward to continuing!

Jerome M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Music Performance from Valencia College
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Jerome M.

3 Reviews
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The things students would expect from me in a lesson would be the concept of keeping time with a metronome. Playing grooves that the student enjoys to hear. Using rudiments which would build creativity in the students playing. Exercises that building the strength of the student's wrist . The basic concepts of reading sheet music . And mainly to have fun playing over songs the student loves listening to.

-Using Rudiments

About Jerome

Jerome Martin has been playing drums since the age of 8 . Jerome grew up playing drums at his church . He would travel locally playing at different churches as he attended Dillard High School . Jerome purchased his first drum set at the age of 18 . After graduating high school , Jerome decided to t

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April
Jerome is incredibly patient and skilled. HIghly recommended!
Shay
He is very talented and a great teacher. He takes his time to make sure you are understanding. I would recommend him to anyone!!
Shay
He is very talented and a great teacher. He takes his time to make sure you are understanding. I would recommend him to anyone!!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Cicero, IN

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Cicero 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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$41 average
45 min
$56 average
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$67 average

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"Will was amazing. My son had so much fun and can't wait for next week."
Zane
Took Drum lessons from Will F.
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"Ross has improved my drumming so much in such a short period of time. He is truly amazing!!"
Andrew
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"Eric is very patient and personable."
River
Took Drum lessons from Eric C.
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"Great teacher, makes learning a lot of fun and his passion for music is awesome!"
Richard
Took Drum lessons from Mike S.
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"My son always leaves his lesson feeling inspired, and excited for the next meeting. Garrett is patient, professional, and very gifted when it comes to the drums. I also like that he teaches my son to read music, and that he records his playing. Garrett is an excellent choice if you're looking for a drum teacher."
Todd
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Michael was engaging and encouraging to my son. He gave us a practice sheet for my son to practice during the week."
Braiden
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"great drummer, great person!"
Sam
Took Drum lessons from Daniel R.
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"Kevin is great with kids and inspiring his students to dive into the music while having fun learning."
Jaska
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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"The lesson with Ross was fun, spectacular and not boring!"
Brayden
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"Mickey is an exceptional teacher- patient and adaptable, she knows how to communicate precise technique down to the smallest detail. No small feat considering we’re working virtually. Each lesson feels like I’ve got more usable tools and techniques. She’s equally effective at explaining theory both abstract and in practical terms. Would highly recommend (and have already) to anyone thinking about hittin the drums."
Michele.
Took Drum lessons from Mickey V.
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