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Karen D.

26 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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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

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
Ferrari
She sounds like she is amazing
Olive
Karen is a great teacher! I love her!
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Aaron B.

18 Reviews
Auburndale, MA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Aaron B.

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About Aaron

I've been a full time professional musician for 13+ years and have toured all over the world performing with music icons like Chacka Khan, Beyonce, and many more. I have a lot of experience with many different styles of music and I love sharing this gift with anyone who's interested. My teaching ph

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John T.
I was surprised at how easy it was to connect with Aaron. His diving right in was fun as we got into playing music from the first moment.
Tate
Aaron knows how to work with kids. After 30 minutes my 6 yo came out confident and ready to play!! He doesn’t realize that he still is terrible because he at least knows one chord!! Lol!
Howie
Very helpful and informative instruction.
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Josh W.

12 Reviews
Medford, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Josh W.

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I have over 10 years experience teaching drums to all different ages. I received the “Outstanding Youth Advocate” award from Berklee College of Music's Community Affairs Dept. in 2014 for teaching at the Boys&Girls Club in Allston, MA. I perform a lot around the northeast U.S., spanning a diverse spectrum of styles.

If desired, I can teach out of several books - including Garwood Whaley - Musical Studies for Intermediate Snare Drummer, Charley Wilcoxon - The All-American Drummer: 150 Rudimental Solos, Charles Dowd - Funky Primer for the Rock Drummer, and Tommy Igoe - Groove Essentials 1.0+2.0

Or I can teach without any books as I have a wealth of knowledge in me!

I teach rudiments, hand+foot techniques, coordination exercises, grooves - stemming from rock to funk to jazz, bossa nova, samba, west african, and much more.

About Josh

Hi, my name is Josh Weinberg. I have over 10 years experience teaching drums & about 5 years experience teaching music production, & music theory (to all different ages). I have received an award from Berklee College of Music's Community Affairs Dept. for my teaching work in the Boston area (see ph

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Ethan
My son enjoyed the lesson and wanted to practice right away.
John
Josh is always easy to be around and is able to form any lesson around what I wanted to do, as well as teach me loads of new ideas if I hadn’t planned anything. He has greatly helped improve my own production and give me insight into what professional producers do to set themselves apart. He’s great to work with and always in an uplifting mood.
Chris
Josh is an awesome teacher. He is patient and supportive and always comes up with ways to connect me to the concept he’s teaching. I asked to learn drums “the right way” so we spend a ton of time on fundamental exercises that i suspect are boring for him but he never shows it. He is always upbeat and positive and I enjoy our lessons a lot. Could not recommend him more highly.

Meet Online Drum Teachers Serving Watertown, MA

Juan L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Juan L.

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I started my musical experience as a drum student, studying privately and while in the jazz band at school for five years. I also have five years of experience performing and working with live music acts. We will work through various rhythms and feels, and choose a solid song list of classic songs ranging in style in order to practice versatility as a drummer. I am happy to work with you as a developing musician to feel more confident and have fun behind the drum kit. Send me a message and we'll talk more!

About Juan

I am an experienced musician, singer, and teacher. I have six years of performing and touring experience, and six years teaching private lessons as well as at the School Of Rock in Ballwin, MO. I like to work with my students on their specific needs/interests/desires as singers and musicians. Wheth

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Livier M.
Awesome instructor. Very flexible with the schedule.
Kevin
Off to a great start with Juan! He is very patient and teaches to where you are.
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Sarah G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music - Percussion Performance from Florida State University
  • Awarded Performance Certificate from Eastman School of Music
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Sarah G.

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I believe they will have fun and learn something they never thought was possible!

About Sarah

Sarah is a freelance percussionist and private lessons instructor in New York City specializing in new music, two and four-mallet literature, timpani literature, chamber music, operetta, multi-solo literature and more! Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Sarah’s passion for music theatre has led he

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Hannah L.
Sarah is very detail and always prepared the lesson material beforehand. We are happy that we found her
Kelly
Sarah taught two of our sons beginning percussion lessons. She is very warm and put the boys at ease, without sacrificing expectations. She made lessons relatable to each boy and never compared them to each other. Sarah has a wealth of knowledge and breadth of experience that make her an excellent choice in percussion teachers.
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Andrew G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelors of Music Performance focus in Jazz Studies from Columbia College Chicago
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Andrew G.

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I specifically tailor my lessons to whatever music the student prefers. Whether it be trap, rock, latin, or jazz, I teach the rhythms and beats of the songs that the student wants to learn. This way the student can build a repertoire of songs while actively understanding how parts relate into actual music. From there we can further refine and develop different techniques in order to more quickly learn and memorize music.

Basic piano theory and song structure is also offered in order to help emphasize a full musical education in conjunction with the drums.

If a student is interested in electronic based music, techniques on creating electronic sounds from acoustic drums are emphasized and encouraged.

Warmups, drum theory and different exercises are then implemented on top of this to further develop speed, control, and technical facility of the drum set.

About Andrew

I'm a drummer with 13 years experience with 7 years of teaching experience. I earned my Bachelors in Jazz at Columbia College Chicago and spent 2 years after as a professional drummer in rock, dance, jazz and salsa bands. My hopes as a teacher is to inspire my students to want to play drums. I ra

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Watertown, MA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Watertown is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $160 per hour.
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$42 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$67 average

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"Great instructor - patient with little kids. We love his affordable and convenient in-home lessons and have seen significant improvement within a month of starting lessons."
- Rada
Took Drum lessons from Douglas O.
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"Super prepared and ontime. Awesome!"
- Colin
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Colin took the right amount of time to get to know my son and his skill level so that he could begin the instruction with what’s most relevant to my son. Colin was very patient and encouraging through out the lesson. My son is excited to come back for more lessons."
- Chad
Took Drum lessons from Colin M.
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"This is our first Drum instructor and we are thrilled with Thomas. He is patient, kind, and enthusiastic about teaching. His approach is positive in nature, meeting the student where they are at, takes their interest as the lead, and starts teaching there. My 11 year old son really likes him too! We go to our 4th lesson this afternoon."
- Cheryl
Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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"Not only is John an off-the-charts professional drummer, he's a fantastic human being as well! He loves music and it comes through in the lessons! In 35 years of playing and hanging around wannabees, John is the genuine musician! Anyone really wanting to learn correctly needs John. I recommend him 100%."
- Michael
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"Learn drumming from a real pro.

Tom is a professional drummer that has been around for quite a while, and has tons of experience. He loves drumming, and I love to watch and listen to him going at it. He also loves to share and teach his talent and skills to others. His teaching style is very relaxed, and customized to the student's wishes. He stresses on the importance of practicing rudiments, stick handling, and playing with a metronome, but also on having fun and playing along with your favorite songs. Tom's fee is very reasonable and affordable for private lessons. He'll come to your place and helps you set up your kit and/or teach. I prefer to go to his studio where he has two drum sets. With Tom on one set and me at the other makes it a lot more fun and better learning experience,"
- Abraham
Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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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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"Kevin is a great teacher. I am a total beginner and already feel more comfortable with notes than I ever thought possible and I’m having fun learning the drums. I would not hesitate to recommend him. Thanks Kevin!"
- Janet
Took Drum lessons from Kevin F.
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"My first lesson was great! Looking forward to my second!"
- Lynn
Took Drum lessons from Mike S.
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"Joey was an awesome teacher for my son. He was able to connect with him and help keep him focused on his drills and lessons. Joey is very reliable and knowledgeable as a teacher. I highly recommend him!"
- Sharon
Took Drum lessons from Joey T.
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