Drum Lessons in Shaftsburg. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable drum lessons. In person or online.

“TakeLessons is the place to learn drums one-on-one from knowledgeable, helpful instructors… like me”
Drummer for Collective Soul, Educator, Inventor

Popular Drum Teachers in Shaftsburg, MI

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Collin D.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Berklee World Tour Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Collin D.

12 Reviews
Book Now
Private Drum Teacher

Students will learn how to keep time, rhythmic subdivision, rudimentary snare drum patterns, and various styles and grooves from numerous drummers and genres of music on a full drum set.

About Collin

My name is Collin. I have been teaching private lessons since 2013 and have helped young students learn to read music and to sing and play simultaneously. I have also taught accomplished musicians to play electric bass, my primary instrument. I earned my Bachelor of Music degree in Professional Mu

Recent Reviews
Xinyuan Y.
Patient and knowledgeable.
Madelynn R.
Collin is patient, kind, and very knowledgeable. Maddy had a huge smile on her face after her first lesson, and can’t wait for the next one. Thank you, Collin!
Da'Me H.
Our first lesson was better than i expected. Very friendly and easy-going. Knowledgeable on the theory and skilled in his execution in a way that makes it easy and fun to learn.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Zaid D.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors in Music Education from Valley Forge Military Academy
  • Teaching since 2010
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Zaid D.

10 Reviews
Book Now
Private Drum Teacher

As a Beginners course, this is suitable for complete beginners who have never played drums before. Its also helpful for self-taught drummers who want to go through all the basics and fill in any gaps in their playing and improve their technique.

Course Objectives:
Develop a full range of beats, rhythms, fills and breaks
Execute Single strokes, double strokes and paradiddles
Establish Good posture, grip, sticking and hi hat technique
Learn to play with a click and develop a better sense of timing
Understand & execute Techniques for playing songs in a contemporary style
Percussion skills
How to choose and tune a drum kit

They will learn within the first 6 months how to:
Play Their first ever rhythm and break
How to play single and double strokes and paradiddles
How to understand drum notation
Correct posture, grip and sticking technique
Warm up exercises
A great range of 8th and 16th note rhythms
Learn the drum part to a slow song of their choice.
A great range ...

About Zaid

Zaid is available for in-home, at school location , and online lessons worldwide in both English and Español!. Zaid has been playing piano for over 15 years and teaching music since 2010. Zaid teaches all experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced. Although trained in standard

Recent Reviews
Urenna and Olisa A.
Great with the kids. Excited yo see where this will go.
Jace O.
Absolutely amazing!! My son loved it.
Kaylee S.
Great teacher and very patient, he cared about what he was doing, Thanks Zaid!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

jordan C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 6 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

jordan C.

Book Now
Private Drum Teacher

My drum lessons will be catered to creating a well rounded musician whether they decide to pursue learning drums for fun or if they decide to pursue a career as a musician. My real world experience lends itself to teaching more than just a rote set of techniques. I studied privately and then attended Berklee School Of Music for a year before embarking further on my professional career. I've been playing and studying since the age of 10 and have years of experience playing professionally. I've been on a major label and toured with Powerman 5000, and have been a performing drummer in the Blue Man Group show in Las Vegas for over 20 years.

Stressing reading, rudiments and proper technique will be balanced by learning to play beats, fills, songs and understanding the role of the drummer in a given band or musical situation.

I prefer the lessons to be driven by the students interests so I'm open to creating lesson plans around what they want to learn in order to become the player they ...

About jordan

My name is Jordan Cohen, and I'm a professional drummer and musician in Las Vegas, Nevada. I have many years of professional experience as a musician and have taught students off and on for years. From studying at Berklee College Of Music to touring with a major label band to performing in a Vegas s

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Evan W.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Brechemin Scholarship from University of Washington
  • Teaching since 2008
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Evan W.

19 Reviews
Book Now
Private Drum Teacher

Professional teacher since 2008. Started with a snare drum in fourth grade and never stopped! Alumnus of University of Washington (BM, cum laude, Jazz Studies) + Roosevelt High School. I make sure to teach students what they are most interested in while also providing them with a strong musical foundation they can apply to any path.

About Evan

Hello, my name is Evan, and I’d love to teach you to play some drums! As a graduate of the University of Washington's acclaimed jazz program as well the prestigious Roosevelt High School Jazz Band, I am a professional drummer and teacher with an extensive and varied set of experiences. I began

Recent Reviews
Jerker O.
Evan took extra time to check out some of my recordings before the lesson. Much appreciated, and it led to focusing on relevant stuff. Great first lesson!
Mason S.
He is amazing!!! My shy kiddo is feeling very confident about drumming now!!!
Drayden F.
Evan was very nice. This was the first lesson. More to come!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Ben H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Ben H.

Book Now
Private Drum Teacher

Students and parents can expect a percussion lesson that is best suitable for them. Each student learns differently so I do my absolute best to adapt to them so they can grow to the best of their abilities as a musician.

About Ben

I am an experienced teacher and drummer, living in Murfreesboro, TN. I graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelors of Music. Percussion students can expect to improve in areas of fundamentals, rudimental techniques, and overall growth in their ability to read music with my tea

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Juan M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish
  • Awarded 2020 - Outstanding Performance - 43rd Annual Students Music Awards from Downbeat Magazine
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from George Mason University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Juan M.

Book Now
Private Drum Teacher

Hi! My name is Juan and I've been teaching for more than 15 years. I have teaching experience in almost every contemporary music genre, including Jazz, Rock, Latin styles, hand percussion, from basic to advanced levels. I also teach Music Theory, Music Fundamentals, and Basic Keyboard skills. Students: up to 8 years old.
Customized lessons, let me help you to get your own voice in music!
Since I have lived in three different countries, I have a broad experience and cultural background developed in Argentina, Brazil, and the United States that I transmit as a performing artist and as a proud educator.
Hablo español, Falo Português (B.M - formado na Unicamp - SP).
I hold a Doctor in Musical Arts degree issued by George Mason University having coaching percussionist and ensembles in the Northern Virginia area between 2017 and 2021.
Looking forward to hearing from you soon!

About Juan

Juan M. is an Argentinian percussionist, bandleader, and educator. Juan lived 12 years in Campinas, Brazil, where he got his bachelor’s in music at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). In Brazil played and/or recorded with prestigious musicians such as Rubinho Antunes, Vinicius Dorin, Jarba

Looking for an online Drum teacher in Shaftsburg, MI?

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing drum teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream drum teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect drum teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each drum lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Drum Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_250874_pi_47a5085a7c31c8a770cb0f4b61d19e11b1e49c32
"Very cheerful, helpful and good drum teacher. He taught me everything I know with drumming while making it fun and exiting."
Carter M
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
Profile_242877_pi_063044f30c968fc235dfdbea37bb5191757165bc
"Great tips to get started."
Teresa
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
Profile_110895_pi_IMG_1501129056
"My son is 10 years old and has zero experience with music but wanted to give drumming a try. Zaky was perfect- encouraging, fun, and friendly. Zaky is a clear teacher who stealthily sneaks in terms and concepts while the kids are hands on. I'd absolutely recommend him for any age student!"
Levi
Took Drum lessons from Zaky N.
Profile_116578_pi_Ray%20Rojo%20Drummer
"I took lessons from Ray for about 4 months because I wanted to take my drumming skills to the next level. Ray's teaching method is unique and effective. It's simple as that!. After 2 lessons my band mates started noticing better chops, more control on the drum set (as far as dynamics) and tasteful fills. My hand/foot coordination has improved radically thanks to those exercises customized and developed by Ray that target the weak areas. At my first lesson, Ray and I discussed my short but demanding list of concepts that I wanted to work. He was able to understand all my concerns in a heartbeat and put together a teaching plan that covered more than what I was expecting. Needless to say that Ray is a humble person and a great drummer ( I stole a of of licks from him!). The studio is very neat and organized. It has technology and equipment that as a student you can use for free. Another advantage is that Ray's studio has two drum sets so the theory and the actual practice happen in real time. Also, the studio location is very convenience. If you are a drummer looking for effective drum lessons, any style, any level don't hesitate to contact Ray. You won't regret it!. He is an A+ drum instructor."
Marcelo a.k.a Matx The Drummer
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
Profile_80731_pi_205
"Wonderful teacher! Truly breaks down each aspect while keeping it interesting. Highly recommended!!!"
Aliza
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
Profile_358063_xj6b59c9vt3qhdnthpnp
"Doug is a wonderful instructor. He has a lot of energy and he makes the lessons fun."
Lois
Took Drum lessons from Douglas O.
Profile_250731_pi_32e544738e61b59454e664794fe9ac5dd67998d6
"I had 4 lessons with Kevin. I had to stop due to a medical issue. I am a beginner and Kevin successfully got me to relax and feel comfortable on his awesome drum kit. He made a real effort to meet me on my level and made sure I was solid on the fundamentals. Best of all: I had a lot fun at his lessons! Highly recommended."
Steve
Took Drum lessons from Kevin C.
Profile_224283_pi_JM%20Calypso%20color
"I bought these lessons for my 15yo nephew and like others . he is spending most of his time during this social distance, with video games,,being cough up in a game he wanted to delay drum lessens, plus I think my nephew loves the drums but he didn't think he had a drummer in him so,anyway, I had my nephew call John and make arrangement for the lesson schedule ..well,, after John talked to my nephew, my nephew was so excited to take the lessons that he schedule for the next day,,, what ever John said got my nephew excited about music and my nephew realized that he does hv a drummer in him,,, bc,. after his lesson,, my nephew has been practicing ,,, and taking a break from his video games,,, thanks John,,,"
Willy
Took Drum lessons from John M.
Profile_109040_pi_IMG_2119
"I played drums in a school band and haven't played in a few years. I approached John about getting back into the art even though I was a little rusty. Previously I have taken lessons with people who were skilled gigging drummers but not the best educators. John is a great combination of professional musician and a skilled educator, as shown through his patience and ability to explain techniques and skills. I highly recommend John as a teacher for any level, because he has been so wonderful in getting me back on my musical feet!"
Ann
Took Drum lessons from John S.
Profile_250731_pi_32e544738e61b59454e664794fe9ac5dd67998d6
"Excellent first lesson!"
Steve
Took Drum lessons from Kevin C.
View More
View Less

Popular Drum Articles from our Blog

How to Read Drum Sheet Music | How to Play Drums

Think drummers don't need to read music? Think again! Drum sheet music is a great way to learn your favorite beats and write things out so you will remember them later. Drum sheet music is written on the same five line staff as traditional music. At the beginning of the piece, you'll see the time signature. Written like a fraction (4/4 or 7/8, for example), the time signature lets you know how many beats to play in each measure and what the rhythm should be. You should also see the number of …

By Megan L.

Is It Possible to Teach Yourself Drums?

Are the drums your favorite instrument? It’s no surprise that you want to learn how to replicate the complicated off-beats and insane rolls you hear your favorite drummers pull off with ease. After all, the drummer is the backbone of the band, the foundation on which all other musicians build their music. But is it possible to teach yourself drums, or should you hire a professional instructor? Use this guide to get started and make that decision for yourself. Buy a Drum Set Before you can …

By Megan L.

Drum Sticking Stars: 10 Celebrities Who Play Drums

In the age of reality television, talent isn’t always a prerequisite to stardom, but some of today’s celebrities are legitimately multi-talented -- and some of them are even drummers. Here are 10 celebrities who play drums. 1. Miles Teller If you saw Miles Teller play drums in "Whiplash", you probably thought he had a double, or that the filmmakers used camera tricks or CGI, but that was actually the actor playing the drums. Not only was Teller a rock drummer as a teena …

By Maile Proctor