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Zaky N.

8 Reviews
Independence, KY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Highschool from Simon Kenton
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Zaky N.

8 Reviews
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Using a great Curriculum that teaches students of all ages and skill levels. Starting with Realistic Rock, then Advanced Funk Studies, ending with Advances Jazz Techniques.

About Zaky

Hi, my name is Zak! Music is a beautiful thing. It has the so much power. It can be used to send a message, move and inspire people. Music can impact emotions, it is a beautiful and powerful thing! Music, and teaching have always been a big passion in my life. The ability to take knowledge of a

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Brenda S.
Andrea
Zaky is great with my son who has a history of brain injury which causes him to have short term memory problems. In just a few weeks he has much more confidence in himself and is even a slight bit ahead in band class. He is now able to help some of the other students which he loves. There are very few things that at school that don't overwhelm him, and Zaky has helped him find success in music.
Caroline I.
Great guy -- very knowledgeable and accommodating, despite technical issues with classroom

William W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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William W.

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I have been teaching and performing professionally for 5 years. I have a specific teaching curriculum with an emphasis on simple technique fixes and practical beats and grooves that will grow your ability, confidence, and passion within two weeks of lessons! I believe playing the drums is a joyful experience and one that will be a positive change in your life. I teach all genres of music and specialize in teaching sticking technique, jazz improvisation, and rock, hip hop, and R&B grooves. I believe the role of the teacher is to INSPIRE not endoctrinate, so I focus on listening to the student's goals and providing tools for creativity and expression behind the drums!

About William

I am a professional drummer, producer and teacher. I studied jazz performance at Montgomery College and graduated from the University of Maryland. Drum students can expect to improve week to week in their drumming technique. Every student has a unique approach to drumming; I teach students to use

Jason T.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Best Doorguy from Guitar Center
  • Teaching since 2000
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Jason T.

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I am a professional drummer and educator with 26 years experience teaching and performing. My background includes live/session experience in multiple styles and musical genres, including pop, rock, jazz, funk, fusion, latin and electronic, in additional to compositional study and theory.

We will design our lessons together as student and teacher, and I am able to adapt my teaching style to each students' specific needs and abilities. Learn the fundamentals while playing along with your favorite songs! Advance your skills in a comfortable setting, with lots of encouragement and support.

I have experience with all ages and abilities, including students with physical and intellectual disabilities.

About Jason

I am a professional drummer, recording artist, and educator, with over 26 years performing and teaching. I graduated from Stony Brook University with a minor is Jazz, and as a founding member of the university's big band, the "SBU Blowage," under the direction of legendary trombonist, Ray Anderso

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Travis V.
He continues to be extremely patient and awesome. My boys are learning so much and really enjoy playing with Jason.
Griffin V.
Jason was unbelievable patient and nice. This was my boys first ever lesson and they absolutely loved it!! They can't wait till their next lesson. He was awesome!!!
Donna
Jason is a very talented musician and an excellent instructor. He is has been a patient, kind and effective teacher for my son. Can't say enough about him!

Meet Online Drum Teachers Serving Independence, KY

Rob B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music: Performance from Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rob B.

3 Reviews
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I'm a full time touring musician, I studied music in school for 8 years, but I can honestly say I've learned more about music through my years as a touring musician. I find great joy in sharing all the things I've learned over the years.

I like getting to know my students; their expectations and goals as an aspiring drummer, and I build my curriculum around their needs.

In my lessons you can expect to learn, and have fun!

About Rob

Have you always wanted to play the drums? Do you want to jam along your favorite tracks or play live with a band? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. I take pride in helping every student achieve their goals on thei

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Alex
Rob is one of the most innovative and experienced experts on Ableton Live. He knows everything from how to set up the perfect arrangement for your backing tracks to how to automate lights synced to your show.
Alex S.
First lesson with Rob was very good. He was patient, got a feel for the student level and encouraged learning and creativity. Awesome experience.
Ryan
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.

Gus C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Gus C.

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I have 4+ years of experience teaching drummers of all ages. I try my hardest to make learning the fundamentals of drumming fun and accessible. I want all of my students to experience the joy of creative expression on their instrument.

We can go from learning how to read drum notation to playing full songs in any style of music together. I play many instruments, so hopping on any instrument to accompany you is no problem. I'd love to hear from you and together we can find the quickest route to get to grooving!

About Gus

Hello future students! I am a multi-instrumentalist and teacher of many instruments. I love music and teaching equally and strive to make learning music FUN, even if we are just working on the basics. I have taught hundreds students of all ages over the last 4 years and have witnessed a very pos

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Chris C.
Gus was super knowledgeable, patient and fun to work with. He directed the lessons skillfully and we were able to make good progress together. He is friendly, open to conversation, and can tell you everything about Abelton and more!
Dan
Gus seemed knowledgable and we got right to work on key areas to improve in a fun and friendly way.
Elaine M.
Gus is great! Super patient and creative in helping me. elaine
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Lorenzo M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lorenzo M.

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About Lorenzo

My music history begin when when I was three year old with the Flute nine with the Drums and twelve with the Saxophone I've a Master in Flute and Composition from a Italian Conservatory a Certificate in Drums from a Academy in Italy and the Musician Institute in Los Angeles A Certificate in Saxo

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Independence, KY

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Independence is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $110 per hour.
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$40 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

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"Kevin is great! i’ve been playing drums in bands for 15 years and took a couple lessons with him to tighten some things up! i learned a lot of great things from Kevin. made me a better drummer!"
Nick
Took Drum lessons from Kevin C.
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"Emerson is a great instructor who has been helping me prepare for an upcoming performance (for my bar-mitzvah (like in front of 100 of my closest peers (so like yeah that's a lot of stress))). He is a great instructor and I look forward to continue studying with him."
Shane
Took Drum lessons from Emerson W.
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"David is a good and patient teacher. He really helped me with honing the fundamentals."
Eric
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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"Ben has been teaching my 8 year old daughter drum technique since Nov 2015. He has done a great job at connecting with her too make her excited about music! I appreciate how he encourages her play intuitively, which is teaching her principles that she can apply in all aspects of music, not just in playing the drums. I would recommend Ben for a student of any age, but I have been impressed with how he has connected with my daughter."
Julie
Took Drum lessons from Benjamin M.
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"Great teacher!!!

My 7 year old son had his first drumming lesson this week with Joshua and he loved it! He learned so much on his lesson and was intrigued with what Joshua was teaching him. What a great teacher!!!! Patient, reliable and extremely skilled! We can't wait for our lesson next week!!"
Meredith
Took Drum lessons from Joshua G.
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"Evan's lessons are structured and creative -- a combo that's hard to find and essential to learning. Evan plays close attention to my style and tailors lessons to meet my needs. I leave each lesson with new techniques that are helping me become able to play the music I want to play. I've noticed a huge difference in what I can do since I started working with him! Evan is an advanced drummer who hasn't forgotten what it's like to still be learning the fundamentals and is genuinely interested in helping you get to the next level."
Katie
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Provides a great ideas of practicing and lots of fun Music rhythms."
Amy
Took Drum lessons from Marc W.
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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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"Good,good,good"
jonathan
Took Drum lessons from Terry P.
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"I've been playing music in bands for 22 years. I've played with a lot of amazing drummers, but THIS guy is the best rock drummer I have EVER played with!! If you want to learn how to play the drums, Joel is your guy.

Beyond his years of experience and musical talent, Joel is also a very compassionate and patient teacher. He is truly interested in seeing his students succeed! I highly recommend this teacher to anyone who wants to improve their skill on the drums, whether beginner or advanced."
Shane
Took Drum lessons from Joel D.
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