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Michael S.

Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $43
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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

Kevin F.

19 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kevin F.

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I am very comfortable with all major areas of Percussion: Drumset, Concert Percussion, Marching Percussion, Latin Percussion, Steel Pan, Percussion Ensemble. I work to find effective ways to have people discover their hidden talents and show them how to build skills to play at whatever level they want.

About Kevin

I have a Percussion Performance Degree from Arizona State University, have authored over 6 books on how to play better including: ART Approach to Keyboard Percussion Sightreading, ART Approach to Rhythm!, Turn It Up & Lay It Down, The Book (with Joe Bergamini and Spence Strand) I have over 26 years

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Charlie
My son loves his lessons!
Karen C.
He’s thorough, precise, informative, and enjoyable. Shares great tips, made sure I was understanding what he was teaching before moving forward. He was Interested in my goals, experience, and the music I wanted to learn to play. I look forward to learning more from him.
Madhu A.
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John S.

17 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • B.A. - Psychology from St. Olaf College
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John S.

17 Reviews
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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

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Marc W.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marc W.

9 Reviews
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My emphasis is in two area:
1. a strong technical base on the instrument
2. an understanding of music forms
the student is encouraged to follow whatever style fit them the most, in keeping with these fundamental principles

About Marc

Percussionist and composer Marc W. was born in Switzerland, where he studied classical percussion at the Geneva Conservatory. He has lived in the United States since the 1980's, where he studied composition and mallet technique on the vibraphone at the Berklee School in Boston, then moved to New Yo

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Rae
Marc is extremely patient and passionate about his teaching. Not only does he emphasize the basic techniques for a beginner like me to master, but also make it fun for me. He also tries to motivate me with music theory and history which definitely help me understand the music better and inspire me to master the basics. Marc has an amazingly amount of knowledge in everything else as well, such as physics etc. that shows up in his teaching from time to time, which makes the learning experience much richer!
Brian L.
Marc is an incredibly friendly drum coach who also knows when to push his students to their limits. He has the rare ability to inspire his students so that they perform to the best of their abilities. If you don't sign up with Marc for your next drum lesson, I would suggest re-evaluating your decisions.
Rafal W.
Marc is a great teacher. Classes are always very friendly and productive. In my case, each class begins with a review of progress/practice, and ends with a meaningful and personalized homework. He is also very flexible, sometimes I had to move my classes around and he's always super responsive and understanding. I knew nothing about drums, and I am happy I decided to begin my journey to learn how to play them, with Marc as a mentor!

Eric S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music Performance from State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Eric S.

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I teach the basics of drumming (technique, rudiments, four-way coordination and limb independence) as well as any and all styles related to drum set including rock, jazz, funk, hip-hop, country, Latin and much more. See my bio for more information about me. Remote lessons also available via Skype or FaceTime.

About Eric

Eric is a third generation musician from Western New York. A multitalented artist, Eric has worked as a composer, percussionist, pianist, author and educator for most of his life. As a composer, Eric has received four prestigious Meet the Composer grants, a Utah Arts Council grant, NEA Foundat

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Ian C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Bachelors in music performance from Ithaca college
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Ian C.

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Drums are such a great instrument to start on. Having a solid foundation of rhythm goes a long way in music. It transfers to all the other instruments. I like to begin with the basics stick control and rudiments. Drumset is a great place to go after that or hand percussion such as djembe, conga, or hand drums. I also teach steel drums. Lets get you drumming!

About Ian

Hello, I am a musician with over 20 years of experience touring here in the states as well as internationally. I graduated Ithaca college with a BA in music performance. I have lived, performed, and taught music in Nashville TN for the last 15 years. I love to pass on my knowledge of music with my

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Micheline
Another great lesson with Ian this week! 30 minuets go so fast that I will definitely increase to 40 minute sessions next time. Excellent teacher,
Micheline
Ian inspired me with my first lesson, he is very friendly, knowledgeable and an excellent teacher.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Stillwater, MN

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Stillwater is $66. 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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"Khalil is a wonderful drum instructor. He is very thorough and encouraging and patient. I have tried a few other music/instrument teachers, and have not met more talented instructor than Khalil. Khalil makes me feel confident that I can learn quick and thoroughly and play the drum like I would like to in the near future. Highly recommended to any levels!"
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Took Drum lessons from Khalil H.
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"Craig is an amazing drummer and an excellent instructor. His patient and professional approach guides and encourages the student to continually excel to their next level. His extensive knowledge of theory and skill set are very evident. I've been with Craig for over 4 years and I can attest to his true passion for drumming and teaching...It's not about keeping a beat, it's about telling a story...Great instructor!"
Darrell
Took Drum lessons from Craig H.
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"best teacher i have ever had. really nice and really helps you if you need it."
Jennifer
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Kevin is great with kids and inspiring his students to dive into the music while having fun learning."
Jaska
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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"Very patient with my son!"
Tom
Took Drum lessons from Mattia C.
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"Quality drum teacher. I took lessons with Brian for about a year and his teaching style is relaxed compared to other drummers I studied with. I never felt rushed with the exercises, we always went at my pace. I recommend this teacher."
Jessie
Took Drum lessons from Brian R.
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"Fantastic!!!

My son started taking trumpet lessons with Jesse last summer, but soon confessed that he really didn't like the instrument. He asked if he could try drums. I suggested that he do that and perhaps try some guitar or keyboards also. He has stuck with drums and loves it, but also asked Jesses to help him with a vocal song he'd like to perform for his school's talent show this spring. I LOVE the fact that Jesse can help him try out so many different aspects of musicianship in his fabulous in-house studio! The first "recital"/jam session was so amazing that my 9 year old daughter asked if she could also take lessons with Jesse. Now both of my kiddos are singing, Jamming and keyboarding together, and it is so much fun.
I hated piano lessons as a kid. I was always in trouble for not practicing enough, but everything the teacher gave me to work on was so unappealing. I wanted a different music experience for my kids. I have found it with Jesse. He is so talented and inspiring. He listens to his students and gently moves them to accomplish amazing results. With his back help, even beginning students can feel like they are part of a band and really making music.
I feel so fortunate to have found Jesse and for my kids to have such a positive and well rounded musical introduction. I have even decided to take guitar lessons for myself now!
My husband had similar negative music experience as I did as a child and was very negative about my efforts to have our kids take music lessons at all until he came to the first recital/jam session at Jesse's studio. He loved it and could completely appreciate how much fun the kids were having learning how to play music in a more modern and flexible environment."
Karen
Took Drum lessons from Jesse M.
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"It’s been a joy working with Mike the last few years. Our son is progressing wonderfully and is excited about playing drums. He’s only nine years old and has learned so much from Michael. We would recommend him highly."
Cj
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Drum lessons by Brett R.

I have been thoroughly impressed with Brett. He has so much patience, knowledge and such an excellent instructor! I have told my friends and family how happy we have been with his teaching style. We will hopefully get my son to also start up piano lessons under his wings."
Juanita
Took Drum lessons from Brett R.
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"Craig was great, listening to my goals and setting up a plan to achieve them."
Brad Smith
Took Drum lessons from Craig H.
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