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Demarcus S.

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Southfield, MI
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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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.

Matthew C.

2 Reviews
New Baltimore, MI
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music & Marketing from Wayne State University
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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!

Nicholas M.

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

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Musical Studies & Physics from Oberlin College
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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 who graduated from Oberlin College in May 2015 with a degree in Musical Studies. 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 musi

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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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Chuck M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Four years of private jazz, rock, blues & big band. from Robert Payola Studios Lincoln RI
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chuck M.

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One on one private instruction, Online instruction

About Chuck

Influences.. John Bonham, Ginger Baker, Ian Paice (Juilliard Member since 2005)

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Ed V.
My lesson was awesome. Chuck was the best. Very personable. Can't wait for the next one.
Sherrysnne
If you want to be a drummer who knows how to dynamically play drums and understand the various techniques of drumming... Take lessons from instructor Chuck Manton! He is a fantastic teacher!
Kim Holmes
One of the best drummers I have ever played with.
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Liam S.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelor of Business-Entrepreneurship from University of Missouri - Kansas City
  • Awarded Rock EP from Independent Music Awards
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Liam S.

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Hi, my name is Liam, and I am excited to help you or your child learn how to play the drums.

My 20+ years of performing across the country taught me how to wow audiences from 10 to 10,000. But teaching has taught me compassion, and how to break big, complicated things down into bite size pieces.

I’m most interested in students learning to play music they love, and learning the techniques and the rudiments to help them get there along the way.

Playing music is fun, and learning it should be, too.

About Liam

Hi, I'm Liam. My story starts two decades ago with a snare drum and a private teacher, the summer before I was old enough to try out for school band. I practiced all summer so I'd be ready. When tryouts rolled around, I conquered. Yes! By the end of the year, we learned a Beatles song. That was

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Royal Oak, MI

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Royal Oak 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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$67 average

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"Henri is always super kind and patient with me. He works really hard to break things down in a way that will make sense and be easier to grasp. He’s also always in a great mood and it’s refreshing to see! 10/10 would recommend."
Amy
Took Drum lessons from Henri B.
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"David was great!! He was fun and developed my son's interest in music."
Amy
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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"I am a 20 year old college student and I've been taking lessons with Mike for almost a year now. There hasn't been a time when I left the lesson without learning something new or improving on my previous skills. Mike is an excellent teacher and is very familiar with many different genres and styles of music. I always look forward to going to my lessons because every week there's something new and challenging waiting for me. I would highly recommend Mike as a percussion teacher to anyone, as he is incredibly nice and talented at the same time!"
Eniko
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Super easy to work with and looking forward to next week already."
Jason Miazza
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Garrett was patient, kind, and professional when he meet with my son virtually. I was a little worried about how the meet was going to go because it was virtual; however, he did an excellent job rearranging the camera whenever he needed to provide the appropriate angles for my son to learn."
Dillard
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"My daughter loves her drum lessons and is progressing very well. We are very satisfied with Murray and with TakeLessons.com."
Kelsey
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Mark Review

I have had many different types of music teachers through out my life and Mark is by far the best. He is very serious about helping his students do what they want to do. I had specific goals I wanted to accomplish. Mark took my goals seriously and did what he could to help me understand the techniques to be a good drummer. He broke things down in to little steps that helped me to practice on my own and figure specific drum patterns out, He gave me the tools to improve myself as a musician, Mark did not have to but he chose to put a lot of his own time in to teaching me what I wanted to learn He obviously cares about his students and takes them seriously. I highly recommend him to any future students"
Adam
Took Drum lessons from Mark G.
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"Solid Teacher

David is knowledgeable, well spoken, and truly has a passion for drums as well as education. He is patient and always has an insightful answer for all of my questions. He has helped me with my technique and given me a deeper understanding rhythm in general. Highly recommended!!"
Eric
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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"Ross has improved my drumming so much in such a short period of time. He is truly amazing!!"
Andrew
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"Awesome! Made it really easy to understand and build off of exercises."
Dylan
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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