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Eric C.

38 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner
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Eric C.

38 Reviews
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Rhythm is one of the essential elements of music. A background in drumming can help you to better understand any instrument.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.
Burnam
Always great!
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John S.

17 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $30
  • B.A. - Psychology from St. Olaf College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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John S.

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- 10 Years Teaching Experience
- Professional Musician
- Flexible teaching style (written notation, ear training, play-a-long songs)
- Patient & fun learning environment

About John

Hi, I'm John! I'm a full-time musician, currently splitting my time between teaching drums and touring with indie rock band Step Rockets. I've been fortunate enough to spend the past 12 years teaching, recording, and performing across North America. I started drumming at the age of 10, honin

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Chris T.
Excellent instructor! Positive, patient and great mix of focus on fundamentals vs. fun and challenging exercises to keep me engaged.
Jason G.
The first week is awesome. I had taken a class at a college for a quarter. I did very well and learned a lot. With that, John knew right where to start with me. Looking forward to getting the best sound I can. Thanks, John.
Maddy
John is THE BEST. He is as knowledgeable as they come, inspires my daughter to become her best self, is communicative and flexible. Honestly, I am scared he will become too popular — he's OURS! <3

Michael S.

Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $43
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael S.

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I teach what the student is most interested in. I can work in multiple styles.. The student will pick a song that they love to work on. My lessons encourage an ear (not just an eye). Focused on hand eye coordination exercise.

About Michael

Music has always been my biggest passion, and drums my biggest passion within music. I am a fully self-taught drummer, but don't mistake that for a lack of belief in having a great teacher by your side. I realize as I reflect on my fifteen years of drum playing that having a patient but hard-work

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Fabian D.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Fabian D.

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*Learning rhythms and technique
*Playing exciting grooves and fills
*Learning to read and write drum music
*Learning any song you would like

About Fabian

My goal as a teacher is to direct my students to a more extensive use of their instrument without losing that special quality that sets each individual apart. I will help you establish a solid foundation of technique so you can meet any musical challenge squarely and with confidence. I love working

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Steven Friedman
Fabian is a great and patient teacher. He is very knowledgeable and helpful. Not sure if it’s my computer or internet connection, but there were several problems staying connected with him during the session.
Scael ..
Handy tips and clear instructions.
Saiful
He is amazing. Very good instructor

Gio A.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Music from University of Central Florida
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Gio A.

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I have been playing drum kit and percussion for over fifteen years and teaching for about 12. I've played a little bit of everything - pop, rock, punk, hip-hop, ska/reggae, blues, jazz, and even musical theater. I'm happy to share my skills and expertise with drummers of all ages and skill levels (lessons at my studio will be on electronic kit).

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Is a very good teacher he's very patient.
ramon
I am learning consistently and step by step.
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Aaron B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Professional Music and Production from The Street
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Aaron B.

18 Reviews
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About Aaron

I've been a full time professional musician for 13+ years and have toured all over the world performing with music icons like Chacka Khan, Beyonce, and many more. I have a lot of experience with many different styles of music and I love sharing this gift with anyone who's interested. My teaching ph

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John T.
I was surprised at how easy it was to connect with Aaron. His diving right in was fun as we got into playing music from the first moment.
Tate
Aaron knows how to work with kids. After 30 minutes my 6 yo came out confident and ready to play!! He doesn’t realize that he still is terrible because he at least knows one chord!! Lol!
Howie
Very helpful and informative instruction.

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"Steve is a wonderful teacher - highly recommend

My son started taking lessons with Steve at 7 years old. He's now 15 and still at it. Steve is patient, intelligent and has a great way of working with students at their level. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in beginning drums or, if already playing, taking their music to the next level."
Eric
Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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"My 11 yr old son had no experience on the drums but decided to buy himself a inexpensive drum set. We found Nathan on Takelessons for my son's drum instructor. He began with basic instructions and my son instantly took a great interest to it and has improved tremendously. Nathan is a phenomenal drum teacher. He is patient with my son and is always introducing new techniques, which my son enjoys showing off to us! You can't go wrong with Nathan!"
Melisa
Took Drum lessons from Nathan D.
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"Mike was really the best instructor I could have asked for. Knowledgeable, patient, and best of all, chill when he needed to be. I was just picking up the drums for a high school band I was in at the time, and he was more than willing to help me learn whatever dumb song me or my band had decided sounded cool at the time. At the same time, he showed me a lot of really excellent practice techniques, directed me to some solid literature for different rhythms to work on, and would sit with me through a whole hour of my relentless mistakes like it was nothing. More than a good instructor, he's a really cool guy! He never missed a beat!"
Vince
Took Drum lessons from Mike K.
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"Our daughter has had three lessons with Douglas thus far and we could not be happier with him.! He is extremely knowledgeable and his passion for music shows in his work. It is evident that he loves his job!! He is so patient with our daughter which makes her want to return to every visit!!"
Ava
Took Drum lessons from Douglas O.
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"James is very patient with his students. He caters his lessons to his students level. Worth every penny."
Andrea
Took Drum lessons from James S.
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"I’ve had the privilege of playing guitar, with Joel as the drummer, in various bands. Hands down the best drummer I’ve ever played with. Joel is extremely attentive to what the rest of the band is doing which is a skill that so many drummers are missing. And he’s always on with that click track! Joel could always create whatever sounding fills I asked for, and then some. But ALWAYS tasteful. A very gifted musician.

Joel is also a man of integrity and an all around fun guy! One of my best friends on this earth!"
Stephen
Took Drum lessons from Joel D.
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"Terrific teacher and studio.

Rufus is an outstanding teacher. He is passionate about music and enthusiastic during lessons. He caters to a variety of learning styles, offering studio work and music tracks as well as traditional beats. Rufus has been a working musician for many, many years and provides real world experience and insight into the music industry. My son and I highly recommend him."
Tracy
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Allan,
Is very patient with our son who is a drum beginner and has a great attitude toward his passion. He is a wounderful instructor, and we would highly recommend him."
Aiden
Took Drum lessons from Allan R.
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"I've played with James in various bands for years and he is always incredibly dedicated. His play in multiple styles is super tight and expressive, and he takes a joy in playing that I'm sure will catch on in any of his students."
Matt
Took Drum lessons from James D.
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"Wonderful teacher! Truly breaks down each aspect while keeping it interesting. Highly recommended!!!"
Aliza
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
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