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Carol B.

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Clinton Township, MI
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 1990
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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.

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I work with students of all experience levels and ages. With all the years playing with a number of band and worked with over 500 plus students, I have developed strong technical skills. I have also studied with several of the top notch teachers in the Metro Detroit area. Patience and motivating

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Very nice teacher. Fun to learn from her
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Walt R.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Walt R.

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25 years helping beginners succeed!

About Walt

I have been teaching beginning flute, clarinet, sax, trumpet, and drum students for over 25 years! I am also a public school music teacher, composer, arranger, author, and performer. Let me help you be successful!

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Mark C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • High School Diploma from Boardman High School, Boardman, Ohio
  • Awarded Best Short Film - "Grand Scheme" from Long Beach Indie International Film Festival
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Mark C.

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Drums were my first real hobby, and a great confidence-builder when I was growing up. I've spent many hours playing drums, and it's become a very rewarding part of my life. I specialize in teaching the techniques of playing the drum set, and I'd love to show you how to do it. So, sign up! I promise it'll be fun. You won't regret it.

Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer.

I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 100 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 78 years old. While still living in Ohio, I was the one and only official guitar teacher for Guitar Center Youngstown through the duration of 2008-2009. In late 2009, after moving to Los Angeles, I continued to teach privately and with several music schools all around the city. I currently live in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of LA with my wife and two little kids.

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Hi! I'm Mark. I'm an American music teacher, composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 100 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 78 years old.

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Barbara E.
I have taken lessons with Mark several months now He is a great teacher. He gives practical very helpful lessons!
Maryann
My 14 y/o son took lessons for bass guitar with Mark. Mark was very patient in helping my son learn things that interested him.
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Scott K.

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Starting at $54
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  • B.S. in Cognitive Science from UCLA
  • Teaching since 2014
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Scott K.

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I've been playing drums for almost 20 years and it is an integral part of my life. I've been teaching for 3 years and have watched students grow from beginners to beast-status. I teach all different styles: rock, jazz, Afro-Cuban, rudiments, you name it. Time to rock!

About Scott

I am a professional producer with a love for all things music. Going from playing the drums on trash cans in my garage as a kid to on stages in LA has been a wonderful ride. Now it's time to get you started on your journey. My musical work as has been feature on Spotify's Fresh Finds playlist as

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Tanya K.
I loved his music recording life group classes
they were the best
Aaron S.
scott rules, very knowledgable and patient. big recommend
Matthew B.
Scot was Absolutely AWESOME he was patient taught real well answered any questions we asked him
Explained in detailed and always went way over his time we had scheduled Great Teacher
If you wanna learn advanced Abilton This is your guy and other stuff he looked into for us like final Cut and jam Kazam etc
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Robert K.

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Starting at $100
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Robert K.

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I am a professor of percussion at Berklee College of Music in Boston.
I can teach all styles but prefer jazz. I think the most important thing to learn is keeping good time and staying in the pocket. I have two books published: "The Art of Drumming" and "Deeper Into The Art of Drumming" endorsed by Elvin Jones, Jack DeJohnette, and Roy Haynes. The object of the lesson is to get you out there playing gigs and earning money. Go to kaufmansartofdrumming.com to get more information.

About Robert

Professor, Berklee College of Music Jazz drummer, educator Author of The Art of Drumming and Deeper into the Art of Drumming, published by Advance Music, endorsed by Elvin Jones, Jack DeJohnette, Tootie Heath and Roy Haynes. Performances with: Bill Frisell, Kert Rosenwinkel, Mike Stern, Mick Goo

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Daniel B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Musical Studies & Physics from Oberlin College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel B.

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Having performed jazz, funk, rock, pop, and blues, among other genres, I use the fluidity between these inform each of my lessons. Whether a student is a beginner looking to play their favorite song on the radio, an intermediate looking for some rhythm theory to give them more options in their playing, or an advanced player looking for improvisatory techniques, I tailor each session to the desires of each student and their learning style.

About Daniel

I'm a gigging musician and teacher with a degree in Musical Studies from Oberlin College & Conservatory. I pride myself on patience and empathy no matter what I teach, whether it be feeling the pulse of a complicated drum groove or polishing up a piano piece for the first time. For music lessons, I

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Iskander B.
It was a great first online lesson for my kid.
Elizabeth
Dan connected well with my daughter and now she can't wait for more lessons.
Sarana J.
Sarina had a great time learning piano with Daniel.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Rochester, MI

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Rochester is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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$55 average
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"Evan is an experienced musician who translates his expertise really well to aspiring drummers. He's super calm and patient which makes lessons fun. He supports students at whatever level they're at vs. excessively pushing. Highly recommend!"
Gary
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Definitely the best drum teacher ever!

I received a package of drum lessons for Mike in 2008, for my 12th birthday. I loved them and learned a great deal, but soon I ran out of lessons. A few years later, I was able to continue drum lessons in early 2011, until about July of 2013. During this time, Mike was never at a lack of content, in fact he had a fun worksheet for almost any style of drumming you want! Mike is great at teaching every style; rock, jazz, metal, and much more! I had a great experience, and Mike was a wonderful teacher! I was forced to put a pause on my lessons again in 2013 because I was busy starting my senior year of high school, and balancing a job. At the end of that year, I used some of the money I had saved up to continue my lessons throughout the Summer of 2014. It was well worth every penny!


Mike is a great teacher, for any age! His fun style of teaching allows you to learn, and want to practice as you are mastering even some of the toughest exercises. Over the six years I have known him, he has become more of a friend than a teacher! I would recommend him to anyone wanting to learn to play drums."
Brandon
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"My first lesson with Joe was Awesome and eye opening!
Joe has plenty of patience when it comes to rookies like me! I felt very comfortable at his location!
I'm working on the techniques and homework he gave me and now it's making sense as I'm practicing at home what we went over on my first lesson. I feel like I made a great choice from the get go and I'm excited and looking forward my next 14 lessons!"
Robert
Took Drum lessons from Joe A.
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"Dennis is a fantastic teacher."
Sarah
Took Drum lessons from Dennis W.
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"Very enthusiastic, easy to connect with. Very skilled in all types of music including my choice, Contemporary Christian."
Greg
Took Drum lessons from Glenn M.
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"I can't recommend Mike enough! I always wanted to learn drums but it felt daunting and somewhat inaccessible to me. From my first lesson with Mike, that changed completely. I left his studio feeling like I could absolutely learn to play. In just one lesson I learned a lot about proper technique, reading music, etc. without feeling overwhelmed or bored. Mike explains everything clearly while also making it fun to learn. And, most importantly, he has a clear (and proven) structure to his lesson plans. Concepts are taught in a cumulative manner so that each lesson you make progress towards a clearly defined goal - a goal that you get to help define, be it a specific song you want to learn or a certain skill/level to attain. Mike is knowledgeable about the subject matter and provides insightful tips and homework to make sure you're learning the right skills in a fun and challenging manner. If you want to learn drums, Mike is your guy."
Eddie
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"My son and I take lessons from "Mr. Matt." He is always enthusiastic and supportive even if we're not the most musically talented. We love his mix of basic essentials, music style and theory, and plain rocking out to songs we pick that he shows us how to play."
Erik
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Awesome teacher! I am a self-taught drummer and he showed me exactly what I needed to do to improve myself."
Ronald
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Matthew has been great for my son, Michael! He has learned a lot in a short period of time!"
Michael
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Mike is an awesome teacher who takes interest in each student's personality and is able to customize the learning experience accordingly. My son is only 6 and yet he is making excellent progress and always enjoys his lessons. Mike makes sure there is always a personal connection and that makes the student comfortable and confident in playing music. He is always attentive to detail and is able to pinpoint what the student needs to work on and therefore there is always an improvement in technique. We were referred to him by a friend and are very happy with our decision to enroll our son. Highly recommended!"
Clarence
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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