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Barbara R.

10 Reviews
Fairfax Station, VA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • BA in Languages from George Washington University
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Barbara R.

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About Barbara

Singing is my life! I trained classically from 4/1972 - 4/83, then continued concentrated self study for 5 years. I sang for Voice of America and National Geographic Explorer specials before becoming voice coach for the MD Renaissance Festival. I have sung professionally since '83 and have taught

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Steven F.
Clearly a highly experienced and student-centered instructor. Focus is on the students goals, developing a concise and achievable path to success, and use of proper technique to pursue the individual, would-be singer's aspirations. HIGHLY recommend.
Marc E D.
I have been taking lessons from Barbara for 3 to 4 months now.I live in a condo so when I practice every 2 weeks I take my PA.over to my x girl friends house to practice .She is the person who got me started 12 years ago and she knows my voice well.She rarely compliments me on anything which is common for an x girlfriend, however the last 2 times I practiced at her house ,she cracks a big smile and says with suprise"You have gotten better!"Thanks Barbara!
Marc E D.
Barbara was great,she knows her stuff.Looking foward to my next lesson with her.Also fantastic personality!
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Thomas A.

19 Reviews
Burtonsville, MD
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 7 to 55
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Thomas A.

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If you want to really rock on the drums I can get you started. I have MANY years of playing, performing, and teaching experience. Want to learn to play your favorite songs? And hopefully develope your own style! Let's rock!

About Thomas

I have been playing drums for over 47 years. For 16 years I played and performed professionally with my band Black Widow USA. We toured the US several times in support of our two internationally released CDs. For about 30 years of my time behind a drum set I had given drum lessons on and off. But b

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Cameron
Tom is a great instructor! Cam is learning so much and making great progress on the drums!
Cheryl I.
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.
Paul
These lessons were great. Regarding drums, I was an absolute beginner, and Tommy's lessons turned out to be an excellent jump-start. I used to play keyboards and guitars before, and I enjoy picking up by ear rather than reading notation, so I really liked informal and 'non-notational' way the lessons went. There was no hard notation drill, and yet Tommy had covered most rudiments, basic techniques, and patterns needed to rock in about 10 lessons. I'd recommend this for anyone who doesn't know how to hold sticks but want to get introduced into rock drumming.

David A.

Washington Navy Yard, DC
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David A.

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David was an in-demand freelance drummer and educator in Chicago for 10 years before moving to the DMV to play drums for the US Navy Band Sea Chanters. His diverse background and wide-ranging influences shaped him into a versatile musician; David showcases that versatility in the private lesson environment and gives his students a truly unique musical experience.

David is 100% committed to his students' success. He centers his lessons on fundamentals and essential musical vocabulary while blending the student's personal musical goals. "Exercises" are rarely used; David leans on tangible, real-life examples of vocabulary that transcend genre. He is also a firm believer that improvisation is the key to musical mastery.

David will set the bar high for his students, but the beauty of setting realistic goals keeps students engaged, focused, and loving practice!

About David

Chicago expat; United States Navy Band drummer; David has developed a reputation for his professionalism and versatility as a musician. Moving to Chicago was the catalyst for David’s musical career. The diverse and robust Chicago music scene helped mold him into a first-call sideman over the

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Brianna S.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts: Music - Liberal Arts Track from North Central College
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Brianna S.

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Focus on rudiments, fundamentals, technique. Snare solos, and different set techniques.

About Brianna

Hi, I'm Bri! I'm a graduate of North Central College with a BA in Music (Emphasis in Composition and Percussion) and a minor in History. I absolutely love music, every single aspect of it. I love to make music a part of everybody's lives who want and need it. I want to help you with your musical ne

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Megan
Super kind and patient while I stumbled my way thru the basics
Glory
Brianna was a great teacher for my child.
She was encouraging and positive. She
tailored lessons to fit the range, talent and
interest of the student.
I would recommend her strongly.
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Carol B.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Solo Ensemble and American Guild from School District
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Carol B.

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Hello Students,
I have been playing most of my life. I started playing professionally at 17, playing with a number of professional bands playing all over Michigan. I have been teaching drum students since the age of 19, teaching well over 500 students to date.

Teaching students has been one of my passions with music. I hope to motivate my students to learn to play and love the drums as much as I do.

I work with each student on an individual basis to help them learn and understand drumming technique using books and techniques that will help to develop instinctive skills and ear technique.

I work with snare drum / rudimental technique with all my students and drum set technique, as most students want to learn how to play a drum set. Many of my students are in school band learning snare drum and percussion technique. Basic snare drum technique is important for any student to master and understand to learn to apply to snare drum and drum set technique.

Building a solid

About Carol

I work with students of all experience levels and ages. With all the years playing with a number of band and worked with over 500 plus students, I have developed strong technical skills. I have also studied with several of the top notch teachers in the Metro Detroit area. Patience and motivatin

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RutoojD
Very nice teacher. Fun to learn from her

Ani K.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Armenian, English, Turkish
  • Teaching since 1991
  • A.S. - Guitar Major from Kingsborough Community College
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Ani K.

22 Reviews
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Learn the basics. Work on coordination of hands and feet. Full drum set or snare drum

About Ani

Lessons are tailored to the students' level and goal. Caring and compassionate instructor. Your dream is my dream and I will diligently work with you to help you on your path. If you have the will to learn and practice, you will see improvements and achievements. ‚Äč I've been teaching music to ch

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Nicole N.
soooooooooooo good choose her ok!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Nicole N.
love love love soooooo goood
Nicole N.
so good learned so much from her 10/10.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Chevy Chase, MD

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Chevy Chase is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $177 per hour.
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$42 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$67 average

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"Max is a wonderful teacher because he is both patient and persevering. He is sensitive to the beginner’s lack of experience but does not overly simplify the steps of learning. He has a two fold approach to teaching technique and feeling rhythm so one develops both at the same time. Perfect!"
Clint
Took Drum lessons from Max A.
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"After working with Kevin on drum lessons, he was able to help me improve on my ability of building a better playing style, He is very talented in singing, guitar, and drums and would recommenced him as a great teacher ."
Daniel
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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"Rich is an excellent teacher! He is an excellent performer who is accomplished in many different styles of music! I have watched him perform with many various groups playing different styles of music at different venues. He has an excellent ability to transcribe what he hears and write it down in musical notation. I can not recommend him highly enough."
Jim
Took Drum lessons from Rich M.
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"Kevin is great! Super chill and great to work with. Can't wait for our next lesson."
Shayne
Took Drum lessons from Kevin C.
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"Ray is a patient, fun and cool teacher who is well prepared for every lesson. He selected music that our son likes to play along with. He has a great set up in his home studio with two drum sets - one for the teacher and one for the student. My son has made great progress so far after only a few lessons. Highly recommended!"
Lachlan
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"Very good with my son (age 11). My son can read music, play different styles of music and knows several drum feels. Very pleased with his progress and with Passionate Drumming as an instructor and business!"
Mia
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Murray is great. He comes to our home every week and not only teaches my daughter the different rudiments of drumming, but he also connects with her and gears every lesson toward her musical interests and style. She is having a lot of fun."
Russ
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"I came to Craig as an adult, with little to no musical training and was hesitant to take lessons because I had no idea what expect. In the time I have worked with him I have learned to sight read, play along to songs , have a strong grasp on the fundamentals and work on improvisation. He continually challenges me to try new things and expand my vocabulary. As an instructor Craig is professional, non judgmental, patient and is an experienced teacher. A lot of people can play drums, being able to teach others is an entirely different skill."
Stephanie
Took Drum lessons from Craig H.
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"michael's ability to engage and keep his student engaged is his main strength."
Giles
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"I had my first lesson with Scott last week and I am stoked I found him. He is super easy to work with and he has excellent communication skills with an exeptional ability to teach. I highly recommend Scott whether you are a beginner to advanced. I would characterize the lessons as engaging and fun!"
David
Took Drum lessons from Scott W.
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