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Pablo A.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaching since 2000
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Pablo A.

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I have plenty of experience playing live music, recording and teaching. I used to work as a drummer in Royal Caribbean Cruises, so I have been exposed to many different musical situations and music styles.
I enjoy teaching and connecting with my students in order to understand exactly what they are looking for. Having fun and enjoying the process is also really important, practice has te be entertaining and fun, otherwise It doesn't last in the long term.

I am very open minded and friendly. I play Drums, Bass, Guitar, Piano and also teach music production and recording for people who is willing to record in their own home recording studios.

I have been teaching music for more than 20 years and this is my passion. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be having fun and enjoying it at the same time.

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About Pablo

Pablo Aragona is a drummer, multi-instrumentalist, and composer from Winter Park, Florida. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and at the age of nine he started playing piano, guitar, and drums. He has been performing, touring and recording for more than twenty years with many renowned artists fr

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Valentino
Amaizing person, muscician and teacher.
He will put you on the level you want to be with lots of tools, material, experience and different lessons dynamics that you'll grow very fast with hard working!
Matt
Super easy to work by with and very knowledgeable
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Evan W.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music, cum laude, Jazz Studies from University of Washington
  • Awarded Brechemin Scholarship from University of Washington
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Evan W.

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Professional teacher since 2008. Started with a snare drum in fourth grade and never stopped! Alumnus of University of Washington (BM, cum laude, Jazz Studies) + Roosevelt High School. I make sure to teach students what they are most interested in while also providing them with a strong musical foundation they can apply to any path.

About Evan

Hello, my name is Evan, and I’d love to teach you to play some drums! As a graduate of the University of Washington's acclaimed jazz program as well the prestigious Roosevelt High School Jazz Band, I am a professional drummer and teacher with an extensive and varied set of experiences. I began

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Brian
Evan has been really helpful for me as I get back into drum lessons after taking a break from formal learning. He helps me focus on the things that I want to learn, and breaks down challenges I face into parts that are easy to understand and practice. I value Evan’s humbleness, openness, knowledge, and general joy when it comes to drums and lessons. We are doing online lessons and I don’t think they miss a beat compared to in-person - in fact, it works better for my schedule. Thank you, Evan!
Jerker O.
Evan took extra time to check out some of my recordings before the lesson. Much appreciated, and it led to focusing on relevant stuff. Great first lesson!
Mason S.
He is amazing!!! My shy kiddo is feeling very confident about drumming now!!!
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Matthew N.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Matthew N.

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Matthew has studied and taught drums for over 20 years. His specialty lies in drumset of all styles and rudimental snare drumming. You can expect a well rounded lesson covering all of the fundamentals to becoming a good drummer.

About Matthew

Matthew N. has been an educator and performer in the Chicago area and suburbs for over 15 years. Currently holding a studio of nearly 50 students he has become one of the area's many successful private instructors. Teaching piano, drums, and guitar Matthew can accommodate any student's needs and mus

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Veronnica P.
Practical, efficient, patient, supportive. Matthew is able to assess quickly and keep things progressing forward while still highlighting fundamentals. Great for adults. Gentle for those on the lower end of confidence with an instrument.
Kevin C.
Matt taught me for a 3 month period and helped me drastically with learning how to improvise guitar solos. I can't thank Matt enough for his help in helping me with a rather unorthodox time to start getting lessons. Each week he told me to bring 3 songs with a guitar solo I would like to learn in different genres and each week we broke down the solos for me to practice and gather their techniques. Thank you so much Matt!
Tejas A.
My 9 year old son had his first session yesterday, and he loved it. Matthew is great, responsive and especially patient! My son is looking forward to having more sessions!
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T.R. M.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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T.R. M.

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Want to play your favorite songs? Want to learn drums but don't know where to start?​​​​
Trying on your own and not making progress? Already play and need to improve your skills? I will help you build a solid foundation of music theory and technique while tailoring to your personal tastes and goals. Part of my lesson plan involves me recording, I will build you a program based on your interests, needs, and goals. I provide you with the best solutions and the full support of a teacher, trainer and coach. Drum Lessons are not a "One Size Fits All" product. You are unique. You need and deserve a program that is as unique as you are. Shoot me a message to see if we're a good match!

About T.R.

"T.R. is fantastic! A true gem for our area." ~Steve Gustafson (10,000 Maniacs) "T.R. McKotch is a rare kind of musician who can both play and teach very well. His ability to connect to beginner drummers, both by teaching and empowering them are traits that will help his students long after they l

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Jordan M.

118 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded 2013 Award for Outstanding Graduate Student - Music - from San Diego State University School of Music and Dance Faculty
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Jordan M.

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Learn drums in a relaxed, encouraging environment with a friendly expert :) Experienced teacher for over 15 years and more than 11,000 lessons taught. Posture, hand position, rudiments, music reading, ear training, and most importantly - Rock out with your favorite songs and beats!

About Jordan

1. All my students feel like rock stars! Each lesson is fun and enriching. 2. I provide a clear lesson plan complete with goals, achievement levels, and performances. *Experienced teacher and professional musician. *Has performed with: The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Bobby Kimball lead singer of

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Ethan A.
Thank you so much for a great first lesson!
Jeff C.
Jordan is a professional, first class person and instructor
Thaddeus
JJordan was patient and instructive. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience for a novice like me.
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Michael J.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
  • Teaching since 2008
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Michael J.

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Michael works with a wide variety of students from ages 5 and older. Michael specializes in beginner and intermediate students.

At the first lesson, the student can expect a wide variety of questions to give Michael a feel of their interests, desires and goals with playing drums. Students will be asked what kind of music they want to play and encouraged to always guide Michael to learning what they like.

Students can expect to learn rudiments, proper technique, reading rhythms and learning the songs they like.

About Michael

Michael has been a drums/percussion/guitar/ukulele and Chess instructor since 2008. Having studied and performed all styles of music, from Jazz, Blues, Rock, Symphonic Band and Marching Band music, he has a firm knowledge of varies styles of music and techniques. Michael is a former instructor f

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Nathanielle Gorst
Patient and flexible, moves at a pace that challenges you but doesnt push too hard which is a delicate balance!

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Monte H.
Michael is a stickler for doing things right, but in a nice way. I feel that his mode of teaching is best, because it builds a solid foundation for further learning.
ELLIOT
After a brief intro, Mike explained where're going with his lessons. I was having some problems getting my fingers near certain fret areas he wanted me to work on, so he very kindly placed some colors tape where I'm to put my fingers. That helped a lot. Been practicing an hour per day, & I'm getting a bit better daily. I've got a long way to go, but with Mike's help I'll get there. ELLIOT

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"Mr. Casey is the best. My 6 year old takes lessons from him and adores him. He is very friendly, patient, and understanding. We are very glad to have chosen him as our instructor."
Mioshey
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Very Pleased with Lessons

My 10 year old son has about 5 lessons under his belt now. The lessons are fun, focused, and strategically improving his skills. I am very impressed with how the lessons are paced and the amount of material that is covered. Michael is super kid-friendly and is patient. The homework is consistent and appropriate."
Ellen
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Ross is the best! He's a top young LA musician, by far the best musician AND teacher I've studied with. I feel very very thankful to have an hour of his time every single week to learn from him. He's improved my drumming vastly in such a short period of time, its amazing!"
Jane
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"Doug has been great with our 9 year old son!"
Malcolm
Took Drum lessons from Douglas O.
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"A great teacher, so patient and really has made all my son's lessons so much fun. He looks forward to Casey's lessons every week"
Avery
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Rom has been very patient and gentle with our son with special needs. He understands our goals, which could, at times, be different from those of the general population and works systematically towards them. On top of it all, he's a genuine professional, always on time and always friendly and courteous."
Beti A.
Took Drum lessons from Rom G.
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"Excellent Instructor!!

Our son has been working with Al for nearly a year and we are very pleased with the growth we have seen in our son’s drumming ability!
Al seeks my son’s input when selecting songs to teach him and encourages my son to apply his knowledge to learn new songs on his own. They go over what he taught himself and then he gives him new beats to incorporate to what he knows. My son truly enjoys learning from a skilled professional like Al. He is an awesome instructor!!!"
Timothy
Took Drum lessons from Al P.
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"Great teacher with a lot of passion!!

I started taking lessons with Casey about 8 months ago. He is the third drum teacher I've had and I definitely won't be looking for another one! He has a lot of patience but is always striving to make me work harder and be a better musician. He is passionate about what he does and it shows! I've learned and grown as a musician significantly faster with Casey than any of my previous teachers. He makes the hard work fun! I would absolutely recommend him to beginners and intermediate players as well! He is a lot of fun and he's flexible! Try him out, you'll be rockin' in no time!"
Mercedes
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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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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"Wonderful with a young beginning drummer! Patient, friendly, fun and great with answering questions."
Logan
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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