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Popular Drum Teachers in Birmingham, MI

Carol B.

1 Review
Clinton Township, MI
Starting at $25
  • Associates Degree - General Business from MaComb Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Carol B.

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Drum Set, Snare Drum and Rudimental Technique

About Carol

I am currently accepting new drum students.Snare Drum and Drum Set Technique I am located in the Metro Detroit Area. I teach in my home studio in Clinton Township MI and online through Skype. * Teaching Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Snare Drum and Drum Set

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RutoojD
Very nice teacher. Fun to learn from her
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Michael T.

39 Reviews
Sterling Heights, MI
Starting at $25
  • Bachelors Degree: Combined major Sociology and Anthropology. from Oakland University
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael T.

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Learn to play the drums quickly!!!!

About Michael

***IMPORTANT NOTE, PLEASE READ: I am located in the metropolitan Detroit area. But, I am available for online (remote) lessons; with a very good online set up (tripods, cameras, etc). I am also available at my teaching space, and have two great drum sets, set up side by side; one for the student

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Brenda Lopez
This guys personal etiquette leaves much to be desired. Id never let him around my children. He is rude and argumentative when he doesn’t get his way.
Never seen him play out much to have all this expertise he claims either.
Fo yourself a favor and find someone else.
Luiz
Mike is a very good Teacher.
I have a 7 years old son that loves him. He is very polite and professional working with the kids.
I totally recommend him to everyone.
Dan
Structured, but not too structured - makes my progress happen very quickly. Always fun!

Matthew C.

2 Reviews
New Baltimore, MI
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Matthew C.

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Clifford Drum School offers exceptional education personalized to each individual student. I've been teaching for over 8 years and work with each student to develop lesson plans based on their interests. Lessons take place in a professional environment where students get to learn drumming fundamentals, reading, music theory as well as learning to play their favorite songs by ear. Finally, students will have the opportunity to perform at student recitals as well as learn about recording technology while recording their own drum covers (student performance examples below!). Lessons are also available at the student's home for a nominal fee.

About Matthew

Music and education have been two of the most influential things in my life. As a lifelong musician, I've had many mentors and teachers help me through my journey. Those people have made me passionate about being able to share everything I've learned with others. I am a professional drummer, per

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Larry
Matt is easily one of the most talented drummers I've ever had the pleasure of playing with. I also know that his calm demeanor makes him an excellent teacher. I can't say enough good things about him.
Christopher
Matt is a great drummer and musician! I have worked with Matt on several occasions. He has a great diverse sets of skills for all types of music. Whether it be jazz or just plain rock music. I highly recommend Matt Clifford for any thing drums!

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Cameron B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Arts - Music Performance / Jazz Concentration from Butler University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cameron B.

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I am an experienced educator with over 10 years of experience playing and teaching music. I have played in various musical situations from playing my own compositions to playing in rock bands and to playing with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Lessons are tailored to each students specific needs. Typically my lessons focus on drum-set, stylistic drumming, and practice techniques, but I also teach guitar, piano, music theory, and music production.

Have a song you want to learn? Hit me up and let's break it down!

About Cameron

Taking lessons with me will be a fun learning experience. As an active musician I have lots of experience playing in the real world. I have a laid back personality but I'm not afraid to give you a push. I'm eager to begin lessons and take your playing to the next level! Currently, I work as a

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Paul W.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul W.

31 Reviews
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Online Drum Teacher

How to groove

About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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Brent L.
Paul is the epitome of profession, and a world class vocal coach. He is working with two of my artist and they and I love his teaching style and techniques. His approach to build a personal relationship with individuals is essential and critical to the success of artist development. I am honored to be apart of his team and working with him to help build my artist as well as myself into a NATIONAL UMPIRE! Paul is GOD sent and a blessing to work with and know.

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Jonathan J.
He is a great musician - he is teaching my son how to play and read music.
Killian P.
Super nice , taught me a lot about singing.

Would recommend.
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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Music Composition & Conducting from Fredonia School of Music
  • Awarded NYSSMA Grade 6A+ from New York State School Music Association
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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
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Online Drum Teacher

Snare drum and drum kit.

About Darrell

Why these lessons are different: - Formally trained conductor/composer/producer - Individual or group session options including full band production - A long roster of satisfied clients - Broad base of musical styles (rock, classical, jazz, blues, metal, bluegrass, folk, theater, big band,

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Aviv C.
Good instructor
Frank S.
Darrell helped me a lot to get a handle on my Ableton rig. I needed to set up midi tracks, locate presets to create cool sounds from plugins. Then I needed to export the audio of a couple of those tracks to import into a separate Pro Tools project. Lot of progress, thanks Darrell! -- Frank S
Natalie Watson
Absolutely loved the lesson and loved Darrell. He made me feel very comfortable and made the lesson fun. I learned a lot and really am looking forward to the next ones. Very excited to be embarking on this new venture in my life.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Birmingham, MI

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Birmingham is $64. 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.
30 min
$39 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

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"Danny was awesome for my first lesson!"
Carrie
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"Great lesson with Granville! Very insightful and patient teacher and the lesson was a great mix of technique and playing. Very much looking forward to the next lessons."
Raphael
Took Drum lessons from Granville M.
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"Garrett is an AWESOME instructor! I’ve been taking lessons with him for a few months now, and he’s really helped me take my drumming to the next level."
Ben
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"John is fantastic teacher and very knowledgeable about music. He has a great rapport with his students. My daughter is very enthusiastic about her drum lessons with John every week and always looks forward to it. I would highly recommend John to anyone interested in music lessons."
Brian
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"Bobby is a fantastic instructor. He spent several years himself studying drums from different people well versed in different techniques, so his approach is very broad and versatile; he is very knowledgeable and familiar with all kinds of different styles of music and drumming. As a teacher, he is very enthusiastic and energetic, his passion for his craft definitely guides the lesson along. He is very patient and takes the time to explain himself thoroughly and to help with problems or questions. He is very dedicated and professional, he always keeps his appointments, on time, and is considerate of your time, and he makes the most of the lesson time. He is very easy to reach and communicate with for rescheduling and such. I would highly recommend him to anyone."
Michael
Took Drum lessons from Bobby C.
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"My son enjoys his lessons with Joe very much. He’s an encouraging teacher."
Riley
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"Evan is an amazing drum teacher. As an adult learner taking drum lessons for the first time, I had no idea what to expect, especially using an online format. I am happy to report that Evan has exceeded all of my expectations! He makes the lessons fun and engaging. He goes at my pace and flexes with my interests. He is incredibly patient and answers all of my questions. I highly and enthusiastically recommend Evan as a drum teacher."
Heather
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Excellent drum instructor

Our son, Jonah, has been taking lessons with Mike for a little over 18 months. It was one of the best decisions we ever made for him. Mike established rapport with Jonah very quickly. He has learned our son's quirks, likes, capabilities - and tailors instruction accordingly. Mike is very professional, reliable, and there has never been a disconnect with communication. His studio is inviting to visitors, and we're so lucky to have him teach in our neighborhood."
Ann
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Has challenged me to improve my technique and has taught me how to play more advanced beats."
Citlally
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"Our first lesson went great! Jordan was fun and professional. My son was relaxed and at ease with him, and he looks forward to lesson number 2! He also enjoyed the rocking solo performance Jordan did!"
Thomas
Took Drum lessons from Jordan R.
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