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Tim H.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tim H.

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Students will benefit from a personally customized approach to learning, exploring musical styles that range from rock to pop, blues to country, punk to folk, and at every level of musical experience. Tim is a teacher with 20 years of teaching and performing experience.

About Tim

Tim has been playing music at local venues and with local bands and musicians for 20 years, and has been teaching privately and for music studios and schools for 10 years. He fell in love with music at an early age and quickly picked up a variety of instruments including guitar and drums. As a priv

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Caileigh M.
Tim is wonderful! Very musically intelligent which is so important. Fantastic demeanor and cadence with my daughter, which is important for her learning style. So pleased to have found him!
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Trevor S.

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Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Business from Southern Oregon University
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Trevor S.

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I have a background in fundamental rhythm, rather than teaching the student to simply play, I teach them to read and write their own rhythms and drum beats in a fun and hands-on manner using methods that music teachers around the country use in their classrooms. Furthermore, I have years of experience teaching children as young as 4 years old from their very first lesson. I’ve developed my own method for children to read drum music using simple and an easy to understand rhythmic language.

About Trevor

No drums? No problem! We can get you started with a pair of sticks and a practice pad. My name is Trevor and I’m excited to help you learn to play drums and percussion. I have over a decade of experience teaching and playing percussion. I hold a Masters in Music Business with a focus on percussi

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Stephanie
Trevor is an incredibly motivating teacher. He allows students to reach instant success right from the beginning through various instructional strategies. He allows for student choice on repertoire which informs his instruction. Trevor is highly educated and knowledgeable about his subject area and it shows. He is wonderful all around and would recommend anyone to study with Trevor!
John
Trevor is very knowledgeable and skilled and can play many styles of music. He loves playing and teaching and does both very passionately. I recommend Trevor very highly!
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Charlie S.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Awarded Brooklyn International Film Festival Award for "Best Original Film Score" 2007 from The Brooklyn International Film Festival
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Charlie S.

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I follow a mindfulness based approach to teaching which includes breathing techniques, body connections and fluidity with all aspects of drumming. Finding how each student learns most effectively, i.e. auditory, visual, kinesthetic, hybrid I develop a range of practice techniques to being each student to their maximum potential. Rooted in classical and world music I have the tools to teach any style of music on drum kit or hand drums. In addition, I have over 15 years of experience working at the United Nations International School in New York City.

About Charlie

A multi-instrumentalist with a music performance and teaching degree from the Aaron Copland School of Music, Charlie Schmid is a music instructor with a non-traditional pedagogical style. With over 15 years experience designing intuitive curriculum and musical methodologies for students of all ages

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Lucas G.

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Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Luminarts Jazz Fellowship from Luminarts Cultural Foundation
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Lucas G.

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I'm Lucas, a professional drummer and educator in Chicago. I'm passionate about playing music and am so grateful that I get to make a living doing what I love. I played drum set with Blue Man Group, I regularly perform at the top jazz clubs in Chicago, and I've toured the country with indie bands. I'm also a high school percussion ensemble director and college drum set teacher, so I have a broad range of experiences to pull from as I craft a customized plan to help you meet your drumming goals.

I started playing the drums in my hometown of Tucson, AZ at 9 years old, following in my mom’s footsteps, who played drums at my church. It wasn’t long before I started playing in punk bands, jazz groups, and youth orchestras. I moved to the Midwest to study music at Northern Illinois University, and eventually went on to earn a master's degree at DePaul University. The Chicago music scene has provided me countless opportunities to play with inspiring musicians over the years, and I'm always

About Lucas

Looking for an experienced teacher to help you stay focused, motivated and improving in your drumming? I hope to be that teacher! I have multiple music degrees, a long performance resume, and 13 years of teaching experience. I’ve taught everyone from 4-year-olds to college music majors and adults,

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Melissa
My 6 year old son loves learning from Lucas! Lessons are fun and personable.
Candice
My high school son has taken lessons from Lucas Gillan for the past three years and has grown musically under his instruction. Lucas brings much expertise and motivation to each lesson, I highly recommend Lucas for percussion lessons!
Megan
Lucas rocks! He was my daughters teacher for an amazing 5 years. She learned so much from him. From rock, jazz, tenor drum in high school marching band, to snare drum in a famous Chicago bagpipe band. He’s very patient and very gifted. We miss having him in our home, felt like a family member.
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Tim H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tim H.

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Students will benefit from a personally customized approach to learning, exploring musical styles that range from rock to pop, blues to country, punk to folk, and at every level of musical experience. Tim is a teacher with 20 years of teaching and performing experience.

About Tim

Tim has been playing music at local venues and with local bands and musicians for 20 years, and has been teaching privately and for music studios and schools for 10 years. He fell in love with music at an early age and quickly picked up a variety of instruments including guitar and drums. As a priv

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Caileigh M.
Tim is wonderful! Very musically intelligent which is so important. Fantastic demeanor and cadence with my daughter, which is important for her learning style. So pleased to have found him!
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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • BA in Music Composition and English from Columbia College Chicago
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Benjamin M.

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I can teach ROCK drumming and Percussion techniques. As a Composer and Professional Musician (guitar/saxophone) I also have a comprehensive understanding of poly-rhythmic studies and phrasing.

About Benjamin

Hello Future Students! Whether you want to pursue a Musical Career or simply learn how to Play your Favorite Tunes for friends and family, I am here as your Teacher and Guide. Until the current pandemic is properly assessed, I teach only through the use of Skype or Zoom. Originally from

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Bryan P.
Excellent instructor and a way cool guy. My first lesson was really informative, with so many helpful tips and techniques. Ben is a friendly, patient teacher, and I am looking forward to my next lesson!
Charlie and Cindy
We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)
Bryan K.
30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Scarborough, ME

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Scarborough is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $160 per hour.
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$39 average
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$53 average
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$66 average

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"After previously taking lessons from a different teacher who unfortunately moved away , I began taking lessons from Mike when I was about twelve years old. Mike is a very generous and caring teacher, and quickly saw that I had room for improvement. Within the first month, I learned more than I had ever before, from sight reading music, basic rudiments, timing skills, and how important drums really are as an instrument. His great teaching skills and support eventually led me to become accepted in The Academy of the Performing Arts at Huntington Beach High School. I learn something new from him each lesson and improve on numerous skills that interest me such as Latin, Jazz, Funk, and Pop music. From my first days taking lessons with him to now, I have grown tremendously as a musician. If anyone needs a skilled and trusted drum teacher, Mike is your best option. Over the past several years taking lessons with Mike, I now view him not only as a teacher and instructor, but as a friend too."
Larson
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"My son loves David and loves his teaching style

David is an excellent teacher and his dependability has helped my son so much and encouraged him to want to be great and he is already thinking of the next instrument he would like to master after he "masters the drums". Thank you David"
Ceydi
Took Drum lessons from David B.
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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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"Joe is a great instructor. I took lessons with him when I was 19 and then stopped. I hit a wall in my progress and was feeling uninspired for months. I was split in so many directions, I was not making any significant progress. I tried online for a while and then it hit me. Go see Joe again. I did and within the first week I was back on track.

If you are a new drummer, go see Joe! I remember when I was first learning from Joe. His teaching style makes it easy to learn.

If you are a drummer who is stuck in a rut and can't progress. Go see Joe. He'll get you back on track.

I won't stop now. I will continue to train with Joe until the student has out-mastered the master."
Zachary Ramirez
Took Drum lessons from Joe A.
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"Rufus is an amazing instructor! He connects and encourages, with high expectations and great results. Our daughter has shown significant progress and now has the confidence to join her high school band."
Cindy
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"This was my first drum lesson and I do not play any other instruments. Murray made the lesson fun and informative and I look forward to my next lesson"
Mitchell
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Mr Piper is the best instructor ever!! Not only is he good at what he does, his passion for what he does sets him apart! I'm so glad that he teaches my 6 year old son on a level that he can relate to, AND that challenges him simultaneously. Looking forward to having him work with my daughter who is also a percussionist!"
Shelia Toon
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Great instructor. My son is excited go his lessons"
David
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"I had a great experience studying with Corey. I had already been playing drums for about 10 years, and I had been stuck at the same level for a long time. But then Corey got me switched on to a couple of method books and practice routines that kicked me up to a whole new level! Everyone in my band could tell the difference, and drumming is fun and exciting for me again. 5/5 would recommend Corey to any level of drummer looking to grow!"
Matt
Took Drum lessons from Corey D.
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"Mike is a really cool teacher. He's very good at showing little details in song and teaching how to play them."
Anthony
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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