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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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!

Carol B.

1 Review
Clinton Township, MI
Starting at $25
  • Associates Degree - General Business from MaComb Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Solo Ensemble and American Guild from School District
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Carol B.

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Hello Students,
I have been playing most of my life. I started playing professionally at 17, playing with a number of professional bands playing all over Michigan. I have been teaching drum students since the age of 19, teaching well over 500 students to date.

Teaching students has been one of my passions with music. I hope to motivate my students to learn to play and love the drums as much as I do.

I work with each student on an individual basis to help them learn and understand drumming technique using books and techniques that will help to develop instinctive skills and ear technique.

I work with snare drum / rudimental technique with all my students and drum set technique, as most students want to learn how to play a drum set. Many of my students are in school band learning snare drum and percussion technique. Basic snare drum technique is important for any student to master and understand to learn to apply to snare drum and drum set technique.

Building a solid

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

Nicholas M.

Rochester, MI
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • 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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Josh W.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Drum Performance as well as Electronic Production & Design from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Josh W.

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I have over 10 years experience teaching drums to all different ages. I received the “Outstanding Youth Advocate” award from Berklee College of Music's Community Affairs Dept. in 2014 for teaching at the Boys&Girls Club in Allston, MA. I perform a lot around the northeast U.S., spanning a diverse spectrum of styles.

If desired, I can teach out of several books - including Garwood Whaley - Musical Studies for Intermediate Snare Drummer, Charley Wilcoxon - The All-American Drummer: 150 Rudimental Solos, Charles Dowd - Funky Primer for the Rock Drummer, and Tommy Igoe - Groove Essentials 1.0+2.0

Or I can teach without any books as I have a wealth of knowledge in me!

I teach rudiments, hand+foot techniques, coordination exercises, grooves - stemming from rock to funk to jazz, bossa nova, samba, west african, and much more.

About Josh

Hi, my name is Josh Weinberg. I have over 10 years experience teaching drums & about 5 years experience teaching music production, & music theory (to all different ages). I have received an award from Berklee College of Music's Community Affairs Dept. for my teaching work in the Boston area (see ph

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Ethan
My son enjoyed the lesson and wanted to practice right away.
John
Josh is always easy to be around and is able to form any lesson around what I wanted to do, as well as teach me loads of new ideas if I hadn’t planned anything. He has greatly helped improve my own production and give me insight into what professional producers do to set themselves apart. He’s great to work with and always in an uplifting mood.
Chris
Josh is an awesome teacher. He is patient and supportive and always comes up with ways to connect me to the concept he’s teaching. I asked to learn drums “the right way” so we spend a ton of time on fundamental exercises that i suspect are boring for him but he never shows it. He is always upbeat and positive and I enjoy our lessons a lot. Could not recommend him more highly.
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Andy P.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Music
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andy P.

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Take online drum lessons with Andy and learn drumming from home! 

I love to help students achieve their goals in music! I customize lessons for each student, point out their successes, and share with them how to improve. I have a smart setup with 2 drumsets, headphone monitoring, metronome, play along tracks, and microphones.

Why take lessons?
There is no substitute for one-on-one instruction tailored to fit each student's needs. Imagine having the chance to practice a sport with an Olympic coach! Unlike traditional academic tutoring, lessons are helpful for students who struggle, students in the middle of the pack, and students who excel and need enrichment.

About Andy

Take online drum lessons with Andy and learn drumming from home! He teaches ages 7 to 77+ at any experience level.    Andy is a Dallas area drummer who has been playing music for 33 years. He has experience playing jazz, funk, soul, R&B, rock, latin, ska, reggae, gospel, CCM, blues, country, r

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Kim
Mr. Pruyn has been teaching my middle school daughter for the past 2.5 years. The progress she has made is astounding. He is the right mix of detail oriented and encouraging. He is what every music teacher should be, and I should know because I am one myself. I Ccnnot rate him highly enough.
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David E.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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David E.

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Hello. My lessons are for beginning and intermediate students looking to improve their skills for school band or acoustic drum-set. Students will need to have acoustic drums to allow for practice between sessions. We will work on your skill-set relative to your level of experience. Each lesson will build on the next. In the end, I want my students to be comfortable and confident when performing with bandmates in front of an audience. If you are comfortable and confident then you will have fun. It all works together. Parents are welcome to sit in and listen.

About David

I started drumming at age 12. First Junior High Band and Junior High Jazz Band. Then High School Band, Drum & Bugle Corp on the weekends, High School Marching Band, High School Jazz Band, Garage Bands, and rock bands that played gigs. Then College Band, College Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, and d

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Brinda S.
Great experience so far. David has been teaching my daughter who is a beginner in Drums, so far so good. He makes sure to send us an email after classes to follow up and assign Homework. Will definitely recommend.
Trinity B.
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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Rochester, MI

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

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"Mike is a really cool teacher. He's very good at showing little details in song and teaching how to play them."
Anthony
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"He Will ask you to play whatever you have on the top of your head and find small flaws in your playing and help you Improve the little things. I recommend this teacher highly and it will improve your playing greatly!"
Anthony
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"**Excellent** drum instructor, highly recommended

Jeff is everything you'd want in a drum instructor: he is highly skilled, has thorough knowledge of drumming styles and technique, and he is an excellent communicator. On top of that he is thoughtful, polite and listens carefully. This is all a very, very rare combination.

I had to play a couple of slow gospel tunes for a church service this summer; Jeff very quickly found suitable and tasteful grooves for me that were within my capability to play. He also worked with me on some rudiments and provided invaluable feedback. I can't recommend him highly enough."
Christopher
Took Drum lessons from Jeff F.
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"I've been taking drum lessons from Ray for about 3 years now. It's been a great experience, and I've learned so much from him. He makes sure to focus on what I specifically want to learn, which makes the lessons super fun. He's also knowledgable about all aspects of drumming, and he's really helpful whenever I have a question about anything. Without Ray, I never would have been able to come as far as I have these last few years."
Stephanie
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"Amazing Drum Teacher

Jesse is an incredible instructor and extremely friendly and knowledgeable. I have been taking drum lessons from him for just a few months and have improved incredibly since starting out knowing nothing. Very encouraging, and great at spotting aspects to improve upon.

Also, he puts together band nights with all of his students (across many different instruments) which are incredibly fun, and a great way to get practice with others.

Highly recommended!"
Eric
Took Drum lessons from Jesse M.
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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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"Kevin is a phenominal instructor and person. His ability to connect with people and teach them at their personal level and rate is exceptional. I highly recommend him if your looking to learn and get into playing drums."
Ryan
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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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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"Excellent good teaching my son. Patient, professional and positive he is a talented musician and a great teacher."
Andrew
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Our son has been taking lessons from Craig for over a year now and absolutely loves it! Craig is a wonderful teacher and we have watched our son grow as a drummer incredibly over the past 18 months. Even when lessons were switched to virtual, we have continued to be impressed with the quality of lessons our son receives. Highly recommend!"
Seanah
Took Drum lessons from Craig H.
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