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Alonso F.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Alonso F.

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First timers, advanced players, children, adults let's dig in and have some fun on the drums! Drawing on my experience from the stage and training in music school I will be happy to be your guide to discover your personal relationship with music.

About Alonso

I have been performing on drums with bands since 2004. Currently, I am collaborating with two original rock bands, I freelance as a percussionist and drummer with orchestras, broadway musicals, pick-up bands, and other ensembles in the LA area. I have been teaching guitar, piano, drums and perc

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Lindsay V
My son takes drum and piano lessons with Alonso. Alonso is a fantastic music teacher. Alonso is always on time and really allows my son to be engaged with songs that he enjoys! Alonso has taught online and in home and we are very happy with the progress that our son has made with both the drums and the piano with Alonso!
Jeyme
Alonso is very good at assessing a students abilities and interests and adjusting lessons accordingly, very patient and encouraging ! My son is on the spectrum and his drumming classes have been a positive outlet for his energy and creativity and general self-control. 😊
Levy Strande
Alonso is a great teacher. I used to take piano lessons as a child but that faded. He's been the perfect teacher to help me get back into it and learn more advanced topics. He is very patient and is flexible with scheduling. He works at my pace to make sure that I'm getting the most out of each lesson. In our lessons, the focus is on songs that I am interested in. For anyone trying to get into music for the first time, or anyone who wants to start up again, I highly recommend reaching out to Alonso!
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Rich M.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Rich M.

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I have over thirty years of experience teaching students of all ages and abilities. My youngest student is seven and my oldest student is seventy six. I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music and have years of experience playing with jazz, rock, funk and country groups as well as playing shows for touring acts. My versatility allows me to teach many styles. Whether it's teaching a beginning student how to play rock, helping a teenage student prepare for marching band or jazz band or showing a retiree how to play to their favorite song, I always enjoy help my students learn and improve.

About Rich

I am originally from a city just outside Boston, Massachusetts called Quincy. I was lucky to have studied with some of the finest teachers around Boston including the many great teachers at Berklee College of Music. While in Boston and studying at Berklee, I was an instructor for the Boston Crusade

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Jim
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.
Barry
Rich has worked with my son for the past three years. His knowledge and experience with music shows. He is patient and works hard to make him a better drummer. We highly recommend Rich for any drum lesson.
Tom
Simply put, Rich MacDonald is a remarkable drum teacher. Educated at Berklee, he is a veteran working drummer who knows, plays and can teach any style of music. His patience and adaptability to specific student needs is the perfect persona for teaching young beginners. For intermediates, he is a calm, steady guide to correcting mistakes and quirks that get in the way of effective technique. Even for experienced drummers, he is an incredible resource for expanding capabilities and mastering unfamiliar styles. His charts, when needed, are professional models of clarity.

With a long background in music, but not drums, I studied with Rich for four years and would be still were it not for unrelated physical issues.

There's no one I could recommend more highly, as a drum teacher...as a person. Studying with Rich is not only drum education, it's enjoyable.

Kerry K.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded $1,000 from Wright State University
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Kerry K.

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I've been teaching Drums since 2004 and recently started back January 2013. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play all rudiments and as time goes on you'll be able to play in bands and in JH and HS bands. I typically use the Haskell Harr, and now include Alfred's Drum Method book for Snare; Tommy Igo for drum-set. His posters from Vic Firth are great resources (which I send out to new students). I love working with students of all ages and experience levels; I can't wait to meet you!

About Kerry

Online Masters Jazz program from University of Arkansas at Monticello, (2018-2019) these studies will help students understand various Jazz, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban drum patterns. I attended Wright State University for two (2) years studying Music , and then transferred to Belmont University t

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Mary
Kerry has an incredible knowledge and experience with drumming. He encouraged me and challenged me. I highly recommend Kerry to anyone looking to be a skilled and educated drummer.
Theresa Lauterbach
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!
King Koeller
Fantastic jazz drummer!
Professional and knowledgeable about many diverse drumming styles.
Super swingin'!

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Trevor M.

1 Review
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Starting at $20
  • Percussion from Pinellas County Center for the Arts
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Trevor M.

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Perfect for brand new drummers who are just trying to learn the ropes, to intermediate drummers who want to step up their game. With over 15 years drumming professionally I can bring your drumming to the next level by working on things like stick control, speed, dynamics, rudiments and much much more.

Learn music industry secrets and insight from a drummer who has toured the world, played in studios like Abbey Road Studios and Sun Studios as well as shared the stage with artist like Joan Jett, Alanis Morissette, Counting Crows, the Killers and many more!

About Trevor

Perfect for brand new drummers who are just trying to learn the ropes, to intermediate drummers who want to step up their game. With over 15 years drumming professionally I can bring your drumming to the next level by working on things like stick control, speed, dynamics, rudiments and much much mo

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Johnny
Ive learned so much already! Very fun and easy to understand. You can tell Trevor loves playing and teaching drums. I feel like i can play anything now even drum solos

Thomas T.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Italian (4 years at University)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Winner from Loren L. Zachery Voice Competition
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Thomas T.

8 Reviews
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Learn how to play Rock, Blues, Funk, Shuffle and basic Jazz. Is there a song you've always wanted to learn how to play drums to? Let's make the dream a reality.

About Thomas

A member of NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing). Career highlights for Thomas include the title role of PARSIFAL for Genoa Opera in Italy; Siegmund in DIE WALKUERE with Brazil's Manaus Festival; Bacchus in ARIADNE AUF NAXOS with L'Opera de Monte Carlo; Don Jose in CARMEN with Seattl

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Rena
Thomas is an excellent teacher. He focuses on the vocal techniques which help me Improved the voice and tone dramatically. I am really impressed by his passion on teaching and music. He customizes his class for different levels of students. I am glad to choose him as the vocal teacher for my daughter and myself.
Rena
Thomas is an excellent teacher. He focuses on the vocal techniques which helps me a lot on the voice and tone. I am really impressed by his passion on teaching and music. His customizes his class to different level of students. Glad to choose him as the vocal teacher for both my daughter and myself.
Kathy
Thomas is a great teacher and really encourages you. He really improved my voice and his exercises are very helpful. I really recommend him to be your teacher.
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Charles S.

21 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, French
  • Awarded Sabian Educator from Sabian
  • Teaches students Male: 4 and up; Female: 5 and up
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Charles S.

21 Reviews
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About Charles

Proven teacher in drums Piano, Feature student recitals with professional musicians. Outside of teaching percussion and musical performances I have worked in special education for over 15 years. My life of music started knee high at the age of 4 playing drums and piano. At the age of 15 I gave

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Shawn B.
My son is new at piano and he said Mr. Charles makes him feel comfortable and learning fun.
Trey
My 10 year old son really enjoyed his first lesson
Denise
First lesson and looking good, thanks!

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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!"
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"Ryan is a great teacher! Very patient and encouraging!"
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"Just my first class yet and it was great. He is very patient and articulate. I am going to continue learning from him."
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Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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"First class teacher who is so skilled & so fun!"
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Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Athan's awesome! First lesson and my son loved it."
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Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Great instructor! Great communication"
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Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"Kimberly is knowledgable, organized, patient and helpful. I am grateful."
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Took Drum lessons from Kimberly A.
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"Me Murray is the best. So kind and caring. My son loved his lesson!"
Amy
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Best Drums Teacher

Sheri is the best teacher I have ever had. She makes everything easy to learn. I have been taking drums lesson with Sheri for more than one year and I have never been disappointed of any of her lessons. Thank you Sheri !"
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Took Drum lessons from Sheri L.
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"My 12 year old son took lessons with Richard for 2 years in Antlanta. He is a very friendly and patient teacher. I was amazed how quickly my son progressed within a short period of time. He is now playing in his first band. Unfortunately we had to move out of state and my son truly misses his lessons with Richard, especially because Richard made it always fun. If you are looking for a drum teacher, who can bring the best out of your child, then Richard is the guy for the job!"
Gary
Took Drum lessons from Richard T B.
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