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Alex J.

7 Reviews
Indianapolis, IN
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2007
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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.
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Trey H.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $36
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Touring musician from On the road
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Trey H.

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Experienced in helping students attain musical proficiency in all desired areas including live performance. I have taught music and toured domestically and internationally for 13 years. I offer in home lesson plans as well as a full recording and rehearsal space that I provide as a classroom with all of the available tools needed to achieve any students desires as a beginner or performing musican.

About Trey

Guitar, bass, drum and live performance instructor Located in Decatur, Ga. I offer in home lesson plans as well as a full recording and rehearsal space to teach out of to achieve all students desires as performing musicians.

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Josh
Trey Hollingsworth! A1 best in Atlanta by far!
Jessie
Omg! Where do I start! Best instructor I’ve ever came across, Trey is a pro at everything he touches!
Trevor
Trey is a fantastic teacher! He makes everything fun and is great with my daughter who is just beginning guitar. Highly recommended!
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner drum students. Please refer to my studio partner Melissa:
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Intermediate
Start to learn about polyrhythms as well as developing your ears and body to play songs more accurately. Start to spice up your playing with ways that are interesting, but not intrusive.

Advanced
Really push your polyrhythms and add asymmetrical meters to your repertoire to expand your grasp of complex rhythms. Also learn to use dynamics, cymbal work, and fills to effectively communicate and lead a band without words.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Tim H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tim H.

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Students will benefit from a personally customized approach to learning, exploring musical styles that range from rock to pop, blues to country, punk to folk, and at every level of musical experience. Tim is a teacher with 20 years of teaching and performing experience.

About Tim

Tim has been playing music at local venues and with local bands and musicians for 20 years, and has been teaching privately and for music studios and schools for 10 years. He fell in love with music at an early age and quickly picked up a variety of instruments including guitar and drums. As a priva

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Caileigh M.
Tim is wonderful! Very musically intelligent which is so important. Fantastic demeanor and cadence with my daughter, which is important for her learning style. So pleased to have found him!
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Ryan B.

70 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Communications from North Park University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ryan B.

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I teach acoustic and electronic drums for all levels. I teach drums on an Alesis Electronic kit

About Ryan

Fall is officially here! This is a perfect time to learn a new instrument! I provide personalized and affordable online lessons. Online lessons are convenient and effective! My name is Ryan B. I play and teach guitar, bass and drums, and piano and would love to teach you or help you improve

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My son is so excited and loved his first lesson with Ryan! Looking forward to next lesson! :)
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Danny S.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $26
  • Speaks
  • 2 Yr. Degree in Drums/Drumset from M.I.(Musicians Institute)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Danny S.

22 Reviews
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Teaching students how to play with bands and read music are both important. I've played over 30 years and taught over 20 of those years. Grooves, coordination, reading and soloing are all aspects of what I teach from mostly my own books. I combine having fun with the commitment of practicing into a well rounded learning experience. I have recitals for students to show off their talents 1-2 times yearly. I'm versatile in teaching new drummers or advanced students. I look forward to our lessons.

About Danny

I've played drums about 30 years and taught lessons about 20 of those years. Each student is different and I've evolved my lessons to accommodate teaching each student. My background consists of all styles of Drumset, marching band, rock bands, soloing and Troopers drum corps. Also playing in jazz,

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Danny is a great teacher with lots of experience. He teaches with clarity and care.
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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Indianapolis, IN

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Indianapolis 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 $130 per hour.
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"Mike is good at teaching, always plays with you and guides you to play right and comfortable for you. Best teacher I’ve ever had. If they had more stars he deserves them!!!!!!!!"
Sloan
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"Great instructor, very patient, positive and passionate about music!"
April
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"Mike is an amazing teacher and all around person.

Mike is an awesome drum teacher. I have been taking lessons from him for a couple months now and he has made me able to do much more than I expected. He is very organized with an endless amount of different worksheets and charts to work on that challenge you just enough. He is a nice person and is fun to be around, I wouldn't take drum lessons from anyone other than mike."
Daxton
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Of all my year's of formal education, I can confidently say my time as a student under Rob was perhaps the most significant. He demonstrated a tremendous amount of patience, and genuine care into my development, and took me from a guy who was VERY rough on the drums to a proficiency level.

On top of building the physical mechanics and techniques to become a drummer, Rob put even more emphasis on how I internalized, felt, and heard the music. Each lesson focus was equally weighted with theory, practical use, real-time listening, and execution - developing all my senses and slowly building my foundation so I could take the material and know how to grow upon it outside of the lesson room.

Lessons with Rob is more than learning a cool fill, or a fun groove - even though those do happen - but it is learning how to become a musician, and I'll carry the lessons learned from him with me forever."
Ryan
Took Drum lessons from Rob B.
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"He made it fun and easy to learn and covered many different styles. Other instructors/schools that I've worked with are really geared towards casual learners, but Mike covers the whole spectrum."
Craig
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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"Kevin worked with me on drums for a few months and was incredibly patient with me as he helped breakdown songs bit by bit, was super encouraging along the way, and extremely fun to be around. I couldn't recommend him enough!!"
Eric
Took Drum lessons from Kevin C.
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"ALEX IS THE BEST! He’s actually become a friend of
The families but stil prefessional."
Tristan
Took Drum lessons from Alex J.
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"Thanks Joe for being an inspiration and role model to my boy. He is enjoying his lessons and has learned more than you know! You are so patient with him!"
Cherie Lowery
Took Drum lessons from Joe A.
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"really fun to take the lecture"
Linhai
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"He was great! Learned what I was looking for. Recommend!"
Melissa
Took Drum lessons from Andrei P.
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