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Popular Drum Teachers in Chelsea, MI

Mark S.

1 Review
Ypsilanti, MI
Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
  • 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.

Evelie P.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Evelie P.

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Along with hand drums such as doumbek, I can teach you to transfer rhythms & techniques to other percussion instruments. At first I thought I couldn't learn middle Eastern instruments or gongs, but discovered I could. Learn to hold a steady beat to support the music, or someone soloing and eventually learn to solo yourself. My lessons build on the lessons before to develop a wide vocabulary. We'll explore and play other percussion instruments, too, if desired. Drum and be merry, come one, come all!

About Evelie

I am a singer-songwriter, arranger, guitarist, band/chorus/ensemble director, music teacher and consultant with over 50 years experience in the music business. With my university chorus, I sang at the Kennedy Ctr Washington DC & the Lincoln Ctr, NY. I have 3 sold out albums and new material for a t

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Erica
Engaging, friendly, knowledgeable. She gauges my daughter skill level well.

Mark B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1970
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Mark B.

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Mark Beecher has performed on stage with GRAMMY & CMA Award-winning Country artist, Shania Twain, Multi-GRAMMY Award-winning artists, The Chieftains, GRAMMY Nominee and Multi Award-winner, Kathy Sledge of Sister Sledge, Multi GRAMMY Award-winning drummer, Peter Erskine, GRAMMY Nominee, Elio Villafranca, as well as renowned Jesus Music Movement artist, Paul Clark and Bakithi Kumalo - renowned bass player for Paul Simon on his GRAMMY Award-winning Graceland album; Mark had the honor & privilege of performing for Rock and Roll legends and Hall of Fame Inductees, The Rolling Stones - with Synthesis Latin Band - and has also entertained such dignitaries as President Bill Clinton, Queen Elizabeth, President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing of France, King Carl XVl Gustav of Sweden, Afghanistan President, Hamid Karzai and most recently, the surviving daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy - Kathleen Kennedy Townsend; he has shared the stage with a number of national & international recording ...

About Mark

Mark Beecher is the Teacher of Percussion at Drexel University, where he also is the Director of the Percussion Ensemble. He has performed on stage with GRAMMY & CMA Award-winning Country artist, Shania Twain, Multi-GRAMMY Award-winning artists, The Chieftains, GRAMMY Nominee and Multi Award-winner

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Alex E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Associate of Arts Jazz Performance from Webster University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex E.

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I've been performing and recording drums for over 20 years and seek to share the experience I have gained in an accessible and fun way.

About Alex

Hi, there! My name is Alex and I can't wait to teach you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2004 and have loved helping my students get comfortable behind the drums, understand rhythm, and start performing. I went to Webster University and the Los Angeles College of Music and earned a degree

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Natalie
Very nice, reliable
Matthew
I've been fortunate enough to know Alex for a while. I have been in a few bands in my day (not as a drummer) and, I must say, Alex is my favorite drummer I've worked with. He has also helped me along with developing skills with a drum kit both, in person and online, and I'm better for it. Now, still working at it, I'm doing my own drum work for original tunes and really enjoying the process. I keep going back to Alex for help, especially footwork. I must also say, $25/30 minutes and $45/hour is a STEAL to work with Alex.
Andrea
Excellent experienced! Highly skilled and prepared!

Alexa B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Alexa B.

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I've been teaching drums to students of all ages since 2004. I'm available for lessons at my home studio or your house, and I'm great with kids, however I ask that your child is at least 6 years old. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play basic drum beats and play along to some of your favorite songs. At the same time, we'll work on good drumming technique, note reading, developing good timing, and more. I'm a very patient and positive teacher and would be excited to hear from you! I pride myself on having long-term student retention. :)

About Alexa

Hi, there! My name is Alexa and I would be excited to be your drum teacher. I've been teaching private lessons since 2004 and have helped 100+ students become better drummers. I strive to make my lessons fun yet productive. If you are a beginner, you'll learn all the foundations for good drumming s

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Erin
I had a lovely first lesson with Alexa! She was patient, encouraging, and fun. By the end of the lesson, I learned something new, knew what I needed to practice, and was excited to go back for another lesson.
Yasmin
WOW! My nephew was so inspired and excited after his first drum lesson with Alexa! She is so professional and knowledgeable ... and made the lesson so much fun! I wholeheartedly recommend her!
Fred
I was a beginner drummer looking to learn a new skill. Alexa was a patient and extremely talented teacher. I looked at many different individuals before choosing her. I was trying to find someone who was educated in music through formal schooling (To have a strong background in the fundamentals who could actually teach me as an absolute novice) as well as someone that is currently performing (who Rocks !). I have seen her perform a number of times and she is truly talented.
I felt so comfortable with her as a teacher (and a person) I also had her teach my youngest son (who was 11 at the time).
She never missed an appointment, and was always on time (very important for a drummer)
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Trevor H.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's Degree in Music from University of Nevada, Reno
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Trevor H.

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I have 17 years experience performing drum set, hand drums, mallets and many other percussion instruments. I received a Bachelor's in Music for Percussion Performance and Music Education from the Sacramento State School of Music and I received my Master's in Music for Percussion Performance from the University of Nevada, Reno. I have experience teaching in public schools (high school and middle school levels), the collegiate level, music camps, and I have maintained a private studio for over two years. I have a method of teaching based on what you want to learn while also going over technique, posture, musicianship and music theory. My teaching is based entirely on the student as many people have different ways of learning so I do my best to make myself clear. My goal is to make lessons fun and informative, so let's enjoy the journey of making music!

About Trevor

Hello! I am a freelance percussionist, educator and private teacher based in Sacramento, CA. I received my Bachelor's in Music in Music Education and Percussion Performance from the Sacramento State School of Music and my Master's Degree in Music from the University of Nevada, Reno. I have been

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David Saul Lee
Trevor is so incredibly gifted and brings a plethora of skill to the classroom. His ability to make learning fun is second to none. He knows how to go to the core of the any obstacle and find it's solution. Trevor is as good as it gets in Music Education!
Jennifer
My son, now in 8th grade, has been taking private lessons with Trevor for over 2 years now. We have had lessons both in person and on line. My son has grown & matured quite a bit working with Trevor and is currently 1st chair at his school. We highly recommend Trevor!
Norm
I've had the pleasure knowing Mr. Trevor Hall as a colleague for the past 7 years at Cazadero Music Camp. He serves as the percussion specialist on the music faculty. He is an outstanding teacher, is a wonderful musician on tuned and untuned percussion, and set drums. His ability to communicate with students is superlative, and he is an effective teacher with sound pedagogical skills. I have personally observed Trevor working with the percussion students each summer at Cazadero. It didn't matter if the student was a young beginner or an advanced high school percussionist. Trevor inspires all of his percussion students throughout the summer and school year. I highly recommend this music educator.

Norman Dea
Past President (2010-12)
California Music Educators Association

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Chelsea, MI

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Chelsea 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
45 min
$53 average
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$66 average

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"Casey is a very informative and positive teacher. A good guy all around. He pushes you outside your comfort zone and makes you somehow feel comfortable there. Very professional and cares about the success of his students. I highly recommend him regardless of your age or ability. One lesson and you'll be hooked on the drums!"
Stephanie
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Michael is amazing! He is teaching my 7 year old not only to play, but to understand the music theory side of it as well. We really appreciate all our son is learning from Michael"
Elijah
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"My son loved his drum lesson with Scott today. Scott was very kind and encouraging. He even helped set up the equipment properly.My son has already practiced a few times and has not stopped talking about his lesson. Thank you Scott.We look forward to the next lesson."
Nicco
Took Drum lessons from Scott M.
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"Great teaching skills"
Malik
Took Drum lessons from Nathan R.
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"gives good feedback. sends videos about how to play that song witch really helps."
Jennifer
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Charles is a great drum instructor! Very knowledgeable and my son really enjoyed it. We will be signing up again!"
Landon
Took Drum lessons from Charles W.
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"Fun and Effective!

I thought I had no rhythm. I never played drums. After a couple hours with Casey I can play rock beats and even at least play to some songs on my Ipod. Great teacher!!!"
Casey
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Relaxed, novel lesson that has kept me thinking."
Luke
Took Drum lessons from Colin M.
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"My son is really inspired by Andrew. He makes it so much fun, and DJ is progressing well under his guidance and encouragement. Andrew has been very good about making sure that DJ is learning the stuff he wants to focus on, not just being a slave to an instruction book. We highly recommend him."
DJ
Took Drum lessons from Andrew M.
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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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