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Michael T.

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

Nicholas M.

Rochester, MI
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Nicholas M.

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My students have fun and learn quickly! I teach all skill levels and all styles of percussion, specializing in drum set, orchestra percussion, and four mallet marimba. Every beginner that takes a lesson with me with be able to play a drum beat and a snare drum piece on day one. After a few more lessons, they will be learning songs and creating their own drum beats! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student.

About Nicholas

I am a professional drummer and percussionist. Currently playing with Meadow Brook Theatre's musical productions, in a four piece hard rock band- Rezination, and with the Adrian and Rochester Symphonies. I graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelors of Music Education. My stud

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Demarcus S.

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Southfield, MI
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Diploma from Thurston High School
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Demarcus S.

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Experience teacher of 13 years working from other music schools in Michigan as well as New Mexico. Teach ALL styles of music, while also teaching how to read and count notations. Lessons being taught by world touring musician still on rise. Learn your favorite songs while also seeing (reading) what you are playing. Teach full set as well as snare, and even marching band percussion like quads/quints. I believe music theory is very important to becoming a better musician and that it definitely separates the amazing from the mediocre.

About Demarcus

I am a world touring musician with 30 years of drums/percussion experience. I have performed on some of the biggest stages in the this country as well as others. I have experience working with all ages, gender, and levels of students. For many years I have taught students varying from the ages

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Trevor
Demarcus does an excellent job identifying your style and customizing your lesson plan to fortify the skills you need. He'll break the music down for you to learn at your speed. Doesn't matter what your style is. He's got you covered. He'll get your playing to the next level if you'll put in the practice time.

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Nat S.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Advanced
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Nat S.

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• Tunes: learn one new song per week
• Technique: hand and muscle development
• Reading: beginner to advanced
• Styles: rock, funk, blues, latin, jazz
• Soloing: over a tune, motivic solos, creative visualization solos
• Coordination: using Syncopation and the rudiments.

About Nat

I have been involved professionally in music for over 35 years as a music teacher, performing artist, recording artist, record producer, record label owner, arranger and composer. I have written many music books and hundreds of arrangements for musicians of all levels. I have experience in virtuall

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Dan A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Drum from Grant Menefee
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Dan A.

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Drummers are the backbone of a band. Rhythm becomes more than a hobby, it becomes a passion. If you're looking for fun, exciting, evolving challenges, drumming is probably a good fit for you! I've been drumming since I was 8 years old, and continue to work to expand my skills. Teaching others helps me share my love of music, by offering drum theory combined with fun and energetic practical exercises for beginner, intermediate, and advanced drummers. Let's set your musical goals and help you achieve them, together!

About Dan

Drumming became part of my world when I was 8 years old and has since ignited a passion in me for music that continues to evolve and mature. Initially, it was my instructors who opened my mind to the different drumming styles through drum theory and history. My teachers became some of my first i

Austin Y.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Cantonese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2009
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Austin Y.

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Do you feel the beat? Whether it be listening to your favorite song, going to a concert, or making your own band, the drum adds flavor and sets the mood! Learn the basics of rhythm, style, and speed with the drum.

About Austin

Hello! My name is Austin, and my personal life motto is: doing my best to help others realize and reach their best! I have been teaching a number of topics ranging from music, fitness, to technology, writing, and religious texts for over 7 years. Over these years, I have also worked a myriad of job

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Ryan S.
Thoughtful instructor. Looking forward to future lessons
Phoenix H.
My son enjoyed his first lesson with Austin and we hope there are many more to come!
Casey
Austin is an excellent instructor. He was very patient with me and helped me to work on the areas that I felt needed the most improvement, developing new techniques and skills to take my game to a higher level. I highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Oakland, MI

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Oakland is $67. 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
$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$67 average

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"Jerome is incredibly patient and skilled. HIghly recommended!"
April
Took Drum lessons from Jerome M.
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"My 9 year old daughter started taking drum lessons about two years ago with Michael. He is the best instructor any drummer could ask for. Michael has a big enthusiasm to teach, challenging, encouraging, easy going and a sense of humor. Michael is a very experienced and professional drum teacher that possess great musical skills and techniques. He helped my daughter build her confidence that she has now. My daughter feels free to bring any kind of song style to learn and Michael helps executing it perfectly as he is very knowledgeable about the music industry.
I highly recommend Michael as an instructor for any skill level at any age!"
Blanca Lazo
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"Alexa is really organized and very efficient as a teacher. She's also immensely talented as a drummer/musician. You can't go wrong taking lessons from her!"
Aaron
Took Drum lessons from Alexa B.
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"Day 1 of drumming lessons! David answered all my questions led the conversation and helped ease my need to be perfect! I am excited to practice the skills we worked on and excited to see where the next lessons go!! Thanks David for a great 1st experience!"
Phillip Gardner
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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"Perfect match for my daughter who has ADHD! Ryan is laid back, outgoing, and makes practice fun."
Skylar
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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"Aaron is a wonderful instructor! Very patient, energized, focused, structured, punctual, and fun to work with. He offers a variety of talents. We are very happy to have Aaron as an instructor in our home!"
Kyechia
Took Drum lessons from Aaron C.
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"My son's reaction after one lesson: Charles is awesome!
I whole-heartedly agree! He jumped right in, asked some great questions and quickly deduced Jonathan's skill level.
He was able to give him something tough enough to really challenge Jonathan, but still within his range to be able to do..

Great!"
Jonathan
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"Al is an awesome teacher.

When I was looking for a drumming teacher for my son, I looked at several of the teachers' profiles. I thought that Al's profile was the best fit for my son who had no experience in drumming, and my son has learned so much from Al. Al is a wonderful teacher and very patient. He adjusts to the likes and needs of his students. I like that Al is a professional musician/performer and brings that experience to the table too."
Corinne
Took Drum lessons from Al P.
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"This has been an excellent initial experience and we are looking forward to more lessons."
Isabella
Took Drum lessons from Daniel B.
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"Excellent experienced! Highly skilled and prepared!"
Andrea
Took Drum lessons from Alex E.
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