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Karen D.

35 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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One of my favorite instruments to teach , and definitely a fun instrument to learn, is the full Drum Set. You will love my method as it is very easy to follow. Starting with very basics of learning rhythms, within the first two lessons you will be able to play beats with a band! Study with me for over twenty years if you like and you will learn all styles of beats, polyrhythms and more.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
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Patrick D.

4 Reviews
Hingham, MA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Patrick D.

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Experienced teacher and performer. I teach at the college level all the way down to youngsters (5 year old minimum age for me). I LOVE music and playing the drums and I'd like to share my experience with YOU!

As a performer I've toured the country multiple times with various artists, sometimes playing to crowds as large as 7,000. I've been on dozens of recording sessions and I've performed in just about anything type of venue you can imagine.

As a teacher I've maintained a roster of private students for over 10 years while also teaching as adjunct faculty for multiple colleges in Massachusetts. Additionally, I have a music therapy background which has shaped and informed my teaching style.

My favorite genres are jazz, rock, R&B, country, metal, basically anything with rhythm! Lets connect and get you moving forward on your instrument.

About Patrick

A strongly devoted musical student throughout his grade school years, Patrick came to Boston in 2004 to study at Berklee College of Music. He is currently a multi-instrumentalist and music educator in the Boston area, touring with multiple New England groups. With a diverse background and teaching

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Michael S.
Patrick is very nice and easy to work with.
Steven
Quality lessons. Would recommend
Hayley
Great teacher!
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Casey C.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of Mississippi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Casey C.

37 Reviews
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I have developed a natural teaching method that focuses on learning and understanding the building blocks of drum set playing, familiarizing and connecting these building blocks, and applying them to individual expression. I have the ability to take nearly anyone without prior drum set or rhythmic experience, and, within days, turn them into beat playing drummers! My approach focuses on:
-building an understanding and relationship with each drum
-the basic rudimentary foundation of drumming
-how to approach the drums, hold the sticks, set up the drums, and tune the drums
-basic mechanical techniques
-development of each limb
-learning how to read basic drum charts and play to them
-learning and playing the most significant beats and patterns in the history of drum set
-gaining the ability to effectively teach oneself how to improve as a drummer
-learning your favorite songs on drums
-how to play in a band

About Casey

Hi I'm a 35 year old professional musician that has worked hard to become a first call drummer for performance, instruction, and studio session work in the Atlanta area. Over the past decade I have toured internationally, recorded with countless regional, national and local artists, and have gained

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Karen
Casey is the real deal. He was so helpful and willing to listen to exactly what I needed and build lessons to help me reach my goals. I highly recommend him.
Avery F.
A great teacher, so patient and really has made all my son's lessons so much fun. He looks forward to Casey's lessons every week
Lynn C.
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Trey H.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $36
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • 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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Jeff J.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jeff J.

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As a certified music teacher my lessons help students quickly gain confidence in all types of percussion instruments. With my guidance, students become well-rounded musicians able to play their favorite songs, explore new possibilities, make their own music, and take on new challenges!

About Jeff

My Lessons are customized in a number of ways to create the ideal experience for each student and family. • Curriculum adheres to student and parent generated long-term goals • Musical arrangements and accompaniments are created to accommodate individual interests • Students can learn a

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Barry Gerdsen
He is funny and makes songs of your choice.
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Elias S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Elias S.

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I am a professional musician with years of experience playing the drum set. I emphasize having a strong foundation in the basics of drumming and making sure that students are well equipped for whatever musical situation they may find themselves in. I teach my students how to read music, play the rudiments, and how to play a variety of styles.
I love music and teaching and I look forward to getting to know you!

About Elias

I have been playing the drums for 10 years and have experience playing classical percussion, marching snare, rock, latin, funk, and my current focus on the drums is jazz. I have years of experience playing in school bands and going through the audition process on drum set, singing, piano, and the eu

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Jamaica Plain, MA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Jamaica Plain 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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$53 average
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"Nicole rocks! (Literally) Awesome teacher, makes learning fun and inspires confidence. Knows how to introduce new concepts really well and makes sure you are progressing. So glad to be taking lessons with her!"
Vicky
Took Drum lessons from Nicole C.
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"If you have been looking for a great drum teacher, Michael is your last stop! He has the ability to communicate with the students and parents and make drumming fun. His students response to him very well and enjoy going to weekly lesson.
My son started with Michael when he entered 6th grade and is now a Junior playing for Marina HS Marching Band, Drum line, Symphonic Band, and Jazz Band.
If you have the time and sit in a lesson with your children, you will soon realize that your money is well spent...not a wasted minute in that 1/2 hour lesson."
Ha
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"My son (just turned 5) recently started playing drums. Max has done an awesome job teaching him remotely via FaceTime. Admittedly, my son gets distracted during some of their sessions, but Max is great at working with him on simple patterns and techniques to help him learn the basics. Max us even gives us things to work on with our son by ourselves to make sure he keeps learning. Overall, I've been surprised how well remote lessons worked, and as long as my son is having fun we'll keep doing it!"
Chris
Took Drum lessons from Max A.
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"We've only had a few lessons with Jesse but my son really likes his teaching style and is always looking forward to his next lesson."
Lynn
Took Drum lessons from Jesse M.
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"Fantastic lessons with a very knowledgable and wonderfully patient instructor!!"
Roxy
Took Drum lessons from Rene T.
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"Danny is Freakin Awesome!!! SO so happy he is my motivator and mentor."
Scott
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"Meets the student at their level. I am an older drummer and just want to have fun. He doesn’t force you to become someone you are not"
Susie Jo
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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"Mattia was great!!! Instruction was terrific and he emphasized so much form and structure so that in the long run Arianna would have a stable foundation. And that’s hard to explain to a 5 year old not to hit the drums and instead let the stick do the work for you."
Arianna
Took Drum lessons from Mattia C.
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"Elliana really enjoyed her first lesson with Gabriel. She was able to play some new things for me right after he left. I'm excited to see how she grows."
Elliana
Took Drum lessons from Gabriel H.
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"Amazing Drum Teacher

Jesse is an incredible instructor and extremely friendly and knowledgeable. I have been taking drum lessons from him for just a few months and have improved incredibly since starting out knowing nothing. Very encouraging, and great at spotting aspects to improve upon.

Also, he puts together band nights with all of his students (across many different instruments) which are incredibly fun, and a great way to get practice with others.

Highly recommended!"
Eric
Took Drum lessons from Jesse M.
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