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Alexander S.

Holliston, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alexander S.

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Berklee College of Music Graduate 2014! 🎓🎵
I’m extremely passionate about sharing the gift of music!
I have been teaching music to all age ranges and backgrounds since 2010 with plenty of experience teaching Drum Set, Percussion, Beginner Guitar, Beginner Bass, and Beginner Piano!
No previous experience necessary! Children and Adults welcome!
All of my previous and current students are 100% satisfied!
My focus is to share the joy of music while truly keeping the best interest of the student in mind. Lesson Plans are catered to each student based on their individual needs to make sure we are learning, growing, and above all else having fun while doing so. I make sure lessons are balanced with core concepts, theory understanding, and overall play-ability. Whether you have no previous experience at all or want to take your current skills to the next level I can get you where you want to be and playing your favorite songs in no time!
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About Alexander

Berklee College of Music Graduate 2014! 🎓🎵 I’m extremely passionate about sharing the gift of music! I have been teaching music to all age ranges and backgrounds since 2010 with plenty of experience teaching Drum Set, Percussion, Beginner Guitar, Beginner Bass, and Beginner Piano! No previous exper

Dominic M.

5 Reviews
Derry, NH
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Dominic M.

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I am personable person and I have a creative mind allowing me to explain things in ways that will make the most sense to each student individually. I like to have fun and I love seeing people learn. Drums is my passion and I know a wide verity of information on the topic.

About Dominic

Hello, My name is Dominic and I'm from Derry NH. I have been playing drums for many years, but I have been a serious, practicing drummer since December 2014. I have recently taken up piano in September 2015. I spend an average of 4-6 hours everyday practicing between the two instruments. Usually tw

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Andrea
He is awesome my daughter loves learning from him. He is always on time and communicates well
Linda R.
I have learned more from Dominic then I have from past instructors. He's very professional, knowledgeable and has an easy manner in the way he teaches.
Linda
Excellent lesson! Dominic is very KNOWLEDGABLE and obviously LOVES music. He's very pleasant & calm and catered the lesson to my needs. He listens carefully & was able to redirect to make the most of the lesson. I highly recommend him for any age group!

James D.

5 Reviews
Belmont, MA
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Performance (Jazz Drum Set) from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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James D.

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1.How to Practice: Make your practice precise, efficient, and un-intimidating by showing up to the drums with a premeditated plan (we'll collaborate on this)
2. Fundamentals: Basic technique like how to hold the sticks and pulling a good sound out of your drums and cymbals
3. Reading: Learn how to translate music from a page to your drums
4. Transcribing: Take your favorite music, learn to play it, and notate it to better understand whats happening
5. MISC: Tuning your drums, adjusting your set up, posture, basic music theory, music history

About James

Hi! I’m James, a drummer, composer and teacher based in Boston, MA. I gave my first drum lesson when I was 13 years old, and recently graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music with a degree in Drum Set Performance. I began playing the drums when I was 10 years old, and was fortunat

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Miichelle
We highly recommend James as a drum instructor. He works extremely well with our daughter. She looks forward to her lessons every week. She has improved immensely under his instruction. He is always professional, upbeat, positive, and encouraging!
Matt
I've played with James in various bands for years and he is always incredibly dedicated. His play in multiple styles is super tight and expressive, and he takes a joy in playing that I'm sure will catch on in any of his students.
Alyssa
James is an amazing drum teacher! It is clear that he is very experienced and knowledgeable. He is kind and patient and has a great method for practicing that has helped me to improve not only in lessons but on my own. I definitely would recommend him!!

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Michael E.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael E.

8 Reviews
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Hello! I specialize in teaching younger beginners ages 5-12 the basics of drumming in a way that helps your child locate and develop their innate musical senses and skills. I help kids learn how to "feel" music naturally and how to "speak" the musical language with ease. I focus my lessons on fun experiences that can't help but lead kids down a path of musical discovery and development.

About Michael

Hello! My name is Mike and I'd love to help you learn how to play your favorite songs on the drums! Check out my introduction video below to get a taste of my personality and the flavor of my online drums lessons. Whether you want to play rock, hip hop, or pop, I am a great choice for beginnin

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Jordan L.
Great first lesson! Very attentive.
Arthur
Mike is one of 4 drum teachers to enter my son Larry’s life, and absolutely the best one. Larry has shown more improvement in the last 6 months with Mike than in the last 4 years combined with all of his previous teachers.

As my son has a disability, it is often hard to find a teacher that can not only help him to find enjoyment and enthusiasm, but treat him like the serious musician he is. The best part of his teaching… Larry doesn’t even realize he’s learning. To him, they just jam.

I’ve seen my son grow not just as a drummer, but as a musician and student since Mr. Mike became his instructor. Now, he can listen better, play better, and have more fun on his instrument. I am very grateful for Mr. Mike’s patience, compassion, and skill set as a drum instructor and for the confidence he brought to my son.
Citlally
Has challenged me to improve my technique and has taught me how to play more advanced beats.

Aleksi G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Gold / Silver from Summit Creative Award
  • Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College of Music
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Aleksi G.

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I have been fortunate to study with some of the best drum teachers in the world through my studies at Berklee College of Music!

Here are some of my mentors : Dave DiCenso, Rod Morgenstein, Jerry Leake, Alberto Netto...

I have been teaching since 2013 and worked with students from all walks of life, I try to focus on learning songs that you like and develop custom made exercises for each of my students based on their abilities and where they want to go musically.

About Aleksi

I've been playing drums for more than 15 years and started teaching 7 years ago. I had the chance to study classical percussion and jazz drum set at Noisiel Conservatory in France. I also graduated from Music Academy International of Nancy, one of the best music school in Europe. I was teaching an

Zaid D.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Zaid D.

9 Reviews
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As a Beginners course, this is suitable for complete beginners who have never played drums before. Its also helpful for self-taught drummers who want to go through all the basics and fill in any gaps in their playing and improve their technique.

Course Objectives:
Develop a full range of beats, rhythms, fills and breaks
Execute Single strokes, double strokes and paradiddles
Establish Good posture, grip, sticking and hi hat technique
Learn to play with a click and develop a better sense of timing
Understand & execute Techniques for playing songs in a contemporary style
Percussion skills
How to choose and tune a drum kit

They will learn within the first 6 months how to:
Play Their first ever rhythm and break
How to play single and double strokes and paradiddles
How to understand drum notation
Correct posture, grip and sticking technique
Warm up exercises
A great range of 8th and 16th note rhythms
Learn the drum part to a slow song of their choice.
A great range ...

About Zaid

Zaid is available for in-home, at school location , and online lessons worldwide in both English and Español!. Zaid has been playing piano for over 15 years and teaching music since 2010. Zaid teaches all experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced. Although trained in standard

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Jace O.
Absolutely amazing!! My son loved it.
Kaylee S.
Great teacher and very patient, he cared about what he was doing, Thanks Zaid!
Jeff
Zaid is knowledgeable and dedicated instructor. He has taught my daughter for at least two years who had no experience and I feel that she has progressed faster than I think she would have at any typical music place.
The organization, and structure of the lessons are well planned and easy to follow.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Acton, MA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Acton 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 $134 per hour.
30 min
$39 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

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"I started a bit behind the other kids in elementary school band. Chris was the drum instructor for the high school marching band at the time and my band teacher highly recommended him for private lessons.

Chris was able to get me caught up to the other drummers within a couple months. I was finally able to read sheet music fluently and began to be assigned more advanced parts to play in the school band. Each week Chris gave me homework assignments such as working on different rudiments or reading and playing different types of percussion sheet music (bells, xylophone, etc). My lessons with a Chris paid off over the years, as I was able to join the high school marching band as a middle schooler and went on to win accolades for my drumming in the school plays. Everything I learned and accomplished most definitely stemmed from my lessons with Chris!"
Reagan
Took Drum lessons from Christian J.
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"Outstanding instructor!"
Devon
Took Drum lessons from Ronnie B.
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"My son started a a brand new drum student several years ago and he has advanced to become Section Leader of his HS Percussion section since studying with Keith. Keith also teaches him new songs on his drum set broadening his musical talents. I highly recommend Keith if you are looking for a teacher that's patient, offers fantastic lessons and is passionate about the instrument ! Its obvious Keith loves the drums and loves teaching."
Skylar
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
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"Keith is fantastic. Our son has been taking drum lessons with him for over a year now and has improved quite a bit. Keith always is extremely friendly and has a positive attitude. In addition to just music lessons, Keith gives you helpful hints and tips, as well as awesome insight about the music industry in general."
DF
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
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"Casey is easily a five-star instructor. My kind of guy! My eight (8) year old Caleb is excited and has not stopped practicing since we got home. Thanks Casey!"
Caleb
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Michael is a kind and patient drum teacher for my 13-year old son. He is always on time, he keeps the lessons fun, and my son always looks forward to his next lesson. I highly recommend Michael."
Celia
Took Drum lessons from Michael T.
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"Steve is an excelent teacher.

Steve has been with my son for over a year teaching him drums. My son enjoys the lesson with Steve and looks forward every week to the lesson. Steve has great amount of skill and teaching ability. Steve has patients and I believe is an excellent teacher. I observe the lesson with my child on a weekly basis. Steve always interacts with the parent and explains the lesson plan and the accomplishments. Steve also reviews the lesson and homework before the child leaves. I look forward of a long term teaching experience with Steve and my son."
Jim
Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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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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"V patient w/beginners and provided excellent tips and encouragement. Would recommend to anyone starting out on drums or adding another instrument to their repertoire. Provided great insight that also helped in cross-training, if already playing another instrument."
KV
Took Drum lessons from Dennis L.
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"We had our first lesson this week and it was great!"
Michelle
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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