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Scott M.

3 Reviews
Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $49
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2008
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Scott M.

3 Reviews
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Rhythm is a universal language. The drums were my first musical love. They can transport you to a place of pure expression, but "with great power comes great responsibility." My favorite drummers are the ones who can effortlessly craft an infectious groove, but know exactly how much space to leave for the music to breathe. My approach is to teaching drums is to help find the rhythms that move you and break them down to their simplest forms and build them back piece by piece until your able to play along with your favorite tunes!

About Scott

Hello fellow music lover! My name is Scott, and I'm a musician with 15+ years of performance experience. I've studied performance at Berklee College of Music and performed in various configurations from funk/soul ensembles, to folk-rock bands and I write my own music that I perform as a solo art

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Khalil
Great instructor with the knowledge to teach superbly, with the insight to reach high levels of efficiency!
Dan
Scott is a patient and supportive teacher. He helped me tap into my musical intuition while also supporting a practical understanding of music theory. Working with Scott felt like having a mentor, rather a teacher, to support me on my musical journey.
Kelly
Scott taught me introductory drums. Scott is warm, funny, and adaptable - he made learning fun and easy for me. I didn't feel dumb when I made mistakes, in no small part because Scott was very encouraging and pointed out the things I was doing well!

Another reason to take lessons with Scott - he's incredibly talented and plays multiple instruments. For example, I wanted to practice playing drums in a "band" setting, so Scott grabbed an electric bass and we started jamming.

10/10 would recommend, especially if you like laughing a lot while you learn a new skill!
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Dor H.

10 Reviews
Allston, MA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, Spanish
  • Awarded International scholarship from Berklee
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dor H.

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When you come for a lesson you should come prepared to work hard and have fun!
I will tailor the lessons to your capabilities and personal taste while giving you all the tools you need to progress and enjoy the instrument.
Through specific exercises and playing along with your favorite music, you will connect to the drums and learn all about music.
Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced student aiming at becoming a pro, I will help you get there.

About Dor

Always wanted to play the drums? Whether you aim at becoming a pro or you just want to play along with some of your favorite tunes, I can help you get there. With years of teaching experience and degrees from Berklee college of music and New England Conservatory, I have all the tools to get you

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Ben C.
Great teacher, fun to be around, and very nice and accommodating.
Jeff
Dor has the perfect demeanor for an instructor. He's laid-back but attentive, reassuring even when providing constructive criticism, and able to convey his passion about music. All those characteristics combine to make lessons with Dor both fun and productive.
Dane
Dor is an excellent drum instructor - knowledgable and passionate about music, and patient too.
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Bryan H.

7 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Bryan H.

7 Reviews
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Drums are the heartbeat of music, and you don't get to far without a heart! From fundamentals to polyrhythms i'll get your chops rocking!

About Bryan

Please allow me to introduce myself! Whatever your age or background, I can show you things you've never seen, nor heard, nor thought of before. Now there's nothing new under the sun, but that doesn't mean that you've learned it yet! Let my years of teaching and performing help you achieve what y

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Mike
At 40, I decided to pick up the tuba that I’d kept since playing in college. I wanted to get off to a solid start. I found in Bryan a solid teacher with a wealth of all sorts of musical knowledge. I implemented the lessons into practice and felt myself grow stronger in some areas than I had ever experienced in my first 10 years of practice and learning. I was also able to see a marked improvement in my bass guitar skills by applying many of the same concepts to the playing of that instrument. These lessons have been a great investment for my musicianship.
Kunjan
Bryan has very unique lesson plans and can channel his musical thoughts very clearly. He was very understanding and reflective of my needs. He then presented me with a series of mental models and exercises which i am certain will make me not just a better pianist but a better musician and also help me appreciate music better.

I would highly highly recommend Bryan and i will certainly continue the musicial journey with him.
Kathryn
My daughter loves taking trombone lessons with Bryan House!

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Stevie H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Associates in Applied Sciences from Scottsdale Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Stevie H.

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Drum set technique, reading rhythms and drum set charts, playing with a metronome, creating grooves, creating fills, playing all styles, playing in odd time signatures, soloing, playing in a band, and more!

About Stevie

I began as a musician in my high school drum line, where I discovered my true passion for percussion and music performance. Since graduating, I have toured the country with drum and bugle corps, performed Japanese taiko drums with Alice Cooper, traveled to South Korea to perform in a drum festival,

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Ranjan C.
Stevie is great with little kids.... shows patience, consideration and makes lessons exciting for them.... my 6 y.o. loves learning acoustic guitar with him.
Aaron S.
Learning a lot about the guitar

I started out with no experience playing guitar. Within a few weeks Stevie has taught much of the fundamentals. I am now feeling confident as I play my instrument.

He's always on time and has excellent communication skills.

I would definitely recommend Stevie to anyone interested in learning about music.
Ritesh M.
Its great!

I have had 5 lessons with Stevie so far. My experience is excellent. Stevie makes it fun to learn and also he has great patience while working with beginners like me. A nice and friendly environment for better learning.

He understands patterns and recommends easy way to learn. He is very encouraging. I would definitely recommend Stevie.
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Michael E.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2006
  • B.A. Music: Jazz Studies and Music Education from Cal State Northridge
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael E.

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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.
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Zechariah T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • History/English from University of Mississippi
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Zechariah T.

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ANY level drum lessons from a seasoned veteran with 15+ years experience. ANY style! Let's get you where you need to be!

About Zechariah

Hey Hey! I'm from Mississippi with 15+ years experience in the music and food service industries. I'm a chef, singer/songwriter, amateur gardener, guitarist, bassist, and father of a particularly cool 11 year old. I love sharing my experience through teaching and can't wait to help you reac

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Newton Center, MA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Newton Center 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.
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$52 average
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$64 average

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"Really enjoying it. He's very enthusiastic"
Luis
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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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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"thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
John
Took Drum lessons from Eli K.
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"As a colleague of Perry, we often discussed the psychological aspects of programming the subconscious in order to bring the most out of ourselves and our students. Perry is a world class pro player, and his ability to articulate ideas is profound. Students could greatly benefit from studying under him.

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Don
Took Drum lessons from PERRY S.
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"Matt is easily one of the most talented drummers I've ever had the pleasure of playing with. I also know that his calm demeanor makes him an excellent teacher. I can't say enough good things about him."
Larry
Took Drum lessons from Matthew C.
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"My son only recently started his lessons with John but he likes his laid back but focused teaching approach. I feel very encouraged that John has a positive attitude, and is punctual."
Dylan
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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"I was a bit nervous for my first lesson and Casey made it so easy!! I’m so excited for my next one!"
Lisa
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Matthew has been great with our son! A perfect balance between keeping our 6-year old interested but also teaching the essentials. Other teachers just didn't "get it" when teaching a young, active boy. We are very pleased with Matt's approach, and after only 3 lessons and some practice, I am already able to jam with my son on some simple rock n roll tunes."
Erik
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"I saw improvement each week from my lessons with Kerry. He offered great resources and gave me advise for purchasing my drums. After just 5 months, I could read and play music on my own!"
Theresa Lauterbach
Took Drum lessons from Kerry K.
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"My daughter had an easy time connecting and was very excited about drumming."
Tanel
Took Drum lessons from Kevin F.
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