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Mark S.

1 Review
Ypsilanti, MI
Starting at $28
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Studies from Western Michigan University
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Mark S.

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About Mark

Mark is a versatile drummer. He is a graduate (B.M.) from the Berklee College of Music. Mark has performed live with many national acts such as: Howard Jones, Gordon Lightfoot, Mitch Ryder, Earl Klugh, Leo Sayer, KC & the sunshine band and Tony Orlando. He has recorded with David Foster, George Cli

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Evan Kravitz
Mark is a great teacher for advanced students. Even after years of learning from other teachers Mark was able to find a number of spots for improvement on my first lesson.
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Great instructor. Lessons are very helpful, fun and interesting. He's also an extraordinary drummer, his skills and knowledge of the drums is just amazing.
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Chuks O.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English / pigeon English and Igbo
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Chuks O.

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Want to play like a pro and write your own music? you definitely at the right place. I have been teaching private piano, Bass guitar, drum and composition lessons for more than a decade. i graduated from Berklee College of music where i majored in performance/ professional music with a full scholarship. i make my lessons fun and prepare students for auditions and live performance situations. Let's get started!

About Chuks

I am a professional bass player, pianist and record producer. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors degree on a full ride. During my time at Berklee, world-renowned bassists such as Steve Bailey and John Patitucci have mentored me. One of my original compositions “Chuk for Ch

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Dozi
this guy really made drumming so easy and I learnt basic rudiments in a short time... I will recommend him for any of the above instruments he is a beast on each instrument...
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Albino
Amazing teacher and superbly talented!!
Erica
Chuks is amazing!!! alot of talented musicians i know really suck at teaching but he's a combination of both. He makes everything so easy that you start thinking like a pro in one hour. His personality is incredible! always smiling!:))
after a month of lesson i can easily play by ear and transcribe practically anything, and he makes you think "outside the box". Thank you so much Chuks!
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Scott M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded Parent's Choice Award from Parent's Choice Award
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Scott M.

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From how to hold a stick and drum rudiments through reading advanced from music and playing to a click track

About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott. I usually perform using a one-man band setup I created. I modified guitar and made foot pedals to control a drum set, while singing. I have a recording studio at home, and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a sound engineer.

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John
Scott is an incredible teacher - he brings so many years of experience and different techniques that I couldn't help but become a better singer!
Dean S.
Scott is amazing he was patient and support Scott started the fire and passion I once had so long ago. That I can not put a price tag on. As a Head Softball coach for 50 years I know how much that means.
Matthew T.
Scott is a great teacher, informative, very skilled and fun to work with

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Garrett S.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • B.A. in Music (Jazz Studies) from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Garrett S.

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COVID 19 UPDATE: Currently Offering Online Lessons Via Zoom!

Garrett is a DJ, producer, drummer, educator, and business owner based in Los Angeles, and San Diego, CA. In addition to working with jazz ensembles and symphonies, he performs regularly with local pop/rock bands, and works as a freelance DJ under the moniker “Seth Vitál”. Garrett has a B.A. in Music from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied under two-time Grammy award-winning producer/arranger Kamau Kenyatta, and was awarded the university's 2017 Jazz Society Award. His performances have allowed him to open for acts such as Khalid, DJ Mustard, Schoolboy Q and Bad Suns.

In addition to performing, Garrett maintains private studios in North Hollywood and East San Diego County where he produces his own music/DJ mixes, composes for various high schools, and teaches DJing, drum set, and percussion to over 20 weekly private students. His past teaching experiences include drumlines/concert bands at ...

About Garrett

COVID 19 UPDATE: Currently Offering Online Lessons Via Zoom! Garrett is a DJ, producer, drummer, educator, and business owner based in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to working with jazz ensembles and symphonies, he performs regularly with local pop/rock bands and works as a freelance wedding DJ

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Matthew A.
Garrett, is very knowledgeable, professional, patient and thorough. He continuously checks for understanding and is enthusiastic and passionate about what he does. My son had his first lesson and is very excited and is looking forward to his future lessons!
Dillard
Garrett was patient, kind, and professional when he meet with my son virtually. I was a little worried about how the meet was going to go because it was virtual; however, he did an excellent job rearranging the camera whenever he needed to provide the appropriate angles for my son to learn.
Aakomon J.
Money and time well spent! Garrett is very knowledgeable, capable of discussing multiple DJ methods/styles, and is also great at communicating on different levels of music comprehension.
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Christian R.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 5 and up
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Christian R.

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I started studying the Drums when I was a teenager. I wanted to learn in order to improve my rhythm and timing on the guitar but I fell in love with the drums and continued private lessons and studied on my own so that I could create and record my own material. I started teaching in 2009 and have worked with over 100 students. Some of my favorite drummers are Chad Smith from RHCP's, Dave Grohl from Nirvana and Foo Fighters, Jimmy Chamberlin from Smashing Pumpkins, Roger Taylor from Queen, and many many more.
There is not just one book that will give you everything you need so I teach from a number of books by different companies like Alfred, KJOS, Hal Leonard, Railroad media, song books, to individual pieces from music notes. I also create, print, and email custom lessons created on a program in my Mac.
I use Pearl drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Roland electronic set, Sabian pad, LP cow bell and bongos, Vick Firth sticks, Tama Iron cobra double bass pedal, Evens and Remo heads.
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About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from tak

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Emmett S.
My son Emmett is always excited to spend time with Christian! Each lesson is well organized and they cover a lot of material focusing both on skills and fun items. Technology part of things can be challenging but Christian each weeks puts the time in to make the experience better for all of us. We are having a wonderful time and learning a lot.
Ozzy S.
My son really enjoyed his time with Christian. He was really blown away by his knowledge. Thanks christian
Lori L.
Christian is super cool, relaxed and patient. He cares about you learning to be able to understand music as well as your instrument. He wants you to have fun and learn to play the music you want to play!!!
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Michael E.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music: Jazz Studies and Music Education from Cal State Northridge
  • Teaching since 2006
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Michael E.

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Hello! I specialize in teaching younger beginners ages 5-12 the basics of drumming in a way that helps your child locate and develop their innate musical senses and skills. I help kids learn how to "feel" music naturally and how to "speak" the musical language with ease. I focus my lessons on fun experiences that can't help but lead kids down a path of musical discovery and development.

About Michael

Hello! My name is Mike and I'd love to help you learn how to play your favorite songs on the drums! Check out my introduction video below to get a taste of my personality and the flavor of my online drums lessons. Whether you want to play rock, hip hop, or pop, I am a great choice for beginnin

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Memo Oelke, age 12
Mike is a very good drummer and a very good instructor! I'm a student and it's a very fun, productive time, and just an all around good experience. All the songs I am/have learned are awesome and it's not confusing. In fact, its the exact opposite. If you ever have a question it isn't awkward or uncomfortable. All the songs I learn fit in my music taste and the way he teaches is very simple and I feel like i have made an incredible amount of progress. I can't wait for next lesson!
Kelsey
Michael is extremely knowledgable about all things drum, percussion, and music, and has a gift for explaining and conceptualizing music in ways that are easy to understand. He is my go-to for ANY music related question or discussion. Michael is an excellent and experienced teacher and I would highly recommend him to anyone wanting to learn drums or more about music.
JA
My son loves his lessons with Mr. Mike! He makes it fun with the music that my son chooses while still learning new skills to improve his drum playing! Since my son has his school online too, Mr. Mike's flexibility with scheduling has made it easy for all of us!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Ann Arbor, MI

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Ann Arbor 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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"Andrew got along well with Daniel. Andrew enjoyed his lesson."
Andrew
Took Drum lessons from Daniel B.
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"My son is 7 years old and had his first drum lesson today. I have personally searched long and hard to look for a drum teacher that is great with children. While my son felt challenged by learning something new, Tracy made is extremely easy."
Aidan
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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"Murray is wonderful! So happy to have found him."
Kaden
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"I have been taking lessons with Garrett for about 6 months. He always offers constructive criticism and is patient and respectful. He is aware of his students skill level and is constantly challenging me with new material to push me to the next level.

Garrett is the instructor for you!"
Michael
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Rufus was fantastic. Arrived early and got right into the lesson. Lots of energy and enthusiasm. My 13 yr old got a lot out of it and can't wait until his next lesson!"
Nick
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Joe seems to be a patient and thorough teacher. Happy to start lessons"
Calla
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"My five year old son had his first drum lesson and loved Andrew. He makes learning about music fun and is great with him. We are looking forward to many more lessons."
Jacob
Took Drum lessons from Andrew M.
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"Great space, great lesson. First lesson is always a bit tenuous, but Mike just jumped right in and fast forwarded through the bits he could tell I was familiar with, assessing as he went. Mike has an easy teaching style which is very comforting. The hour felt like five minutes - I'm looking forward to future lessons."
Bruce
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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"Daniel is a great teacher!"
Brandon
Took Drum lessons from Daniel R.
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"Hunter loves his teacher, we are very happy with him. He is good at teaching the fundamentals of music theory, like notation and scales but also keeps it relevant and fun. He asks Hunter what type of music he's into so that it isn't a chore to practice- it is pretty cool that a 10 year old is playing The White Stripes!"
Hunter
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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