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Popular Drum Teachers in Santa Fe, NM

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Tracy D.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Oklahoma Christian University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tracy D.

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I have been teaching drums since 2003, and I start my students using The Drumset Musician, by Rick Mattingly and Rod Morgenstein. I also choose materials, from my extensive library, to address the needs of each individual. I am familiar with rock, country, blues, jazz, and world grooves, as well as marching band and orchestra. I teach the components of and purposes of voices within the set, proper grip, reading music, coordination, and feel. I also teach students how to analyze and map songs, so they can excel in a band setting. If a student is wanting to be in marching and symphonic bands, I can prepare them for those pursuits, as well. I have two sets in my studio, as well as abundant hand and auxiliary percussion instruments.

About Tracy

I have been playing the drum set in various bands since 2001. I have also been playing with the OKC Community Orchestra since 2009. I have played in symphonic and jazz bands and a percussion ensemble. I have taught a percussion class, private lessons, and I have been a full time music teacher in

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Cooper P.
I really enjoy my first lesson. Tracy is so easy to talk with and very knowledgeable about the acoustic guitar. Cant wait for my next lesson to learn more.
Ian W.
Tracy made it so much fun to learn. Just a total jammer and clearly loves playing.
Charlynne L.
Enjoyed the lesson

George F.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Bachelors Arts from UFBA
  • Teaching since 1998
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George F.

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Learn drum technique for all styles. Rock beats and fills, Jazz drumming and more.

About George

I am so glad you’re here! The music lessons for young children are full of fun, interactive activities with iPads apps and traditional methods that not only help develop a strong musical foundation and build essential life skills, but offer a unique bonding experience for you and your child.

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Gilbert ..
George explained things very simply.
Alexander J.
George, was very patient, kind, and seem very knowledgeable. He seems to understand the pedagogy of teaching to kids and realize they all learn differently. I personally think he went above and beyond for my Son first class and for our first introduction. He offered a more modern approach method of teaching music and Piano to my son who so far seem more receptive in learning and practicing. Will se where that take us but I am very please so far.
Tracie S.
George is totally passionate about teaching. He encourages the kids to practice and do their best. He has great knowledge and understanding of music theory. He is pleasant, easy going and works really well with kids. Overall really good teacher. Recommend!

Jacob R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Texas State University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jacob R.

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I first started playing drums on pots and pans when I was a wee lad. My parents thankfully fostered my musical inhibitions and purchased an electronic pad at the of 9. I have been playing ever since, mainly self-taught, with a variety of bands performing professionally across the Texas music scene. In addition to drum kit, I am a classically trained trombone player who studied under professor Charles Hurt at Texas State. I aim to bring my performance experience and classical music education to my students, in a way that’s easy to digest and most of all, fun!

I can teach a variety of styles including rock, pop, funk, jazz, blues and metal. The progression is focused on fundamentals, technique and theory to ensure that you can apply these concepts to whatever style of music you'd like to play throughout your music journey. I also do volunteer work teaching piano and drum kit lessons with Kids in a New Groove here in Austin.

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About Jacob

I first started playing drums on pots and pans when I was a wee lad. My parents thankfully fostered my musical inhibitions and purchased an electronic pad at the of 9. I have been playing ever since with a variety of bands performing professionally across the Texas music scene. Although mainly self

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April
Jacob was always so respectful and kind. Great listener and seemed to genuinely desire to find ways to connect with our foster daughter. She is not easy to motivate and he still gave his best.

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Noam I.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English, Hebrew, Spanish
  • Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz Concentration) from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Noam I.

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Learning drums is extremely fun and satisfying! It involves the entire body and the mind, challenging in many different ways and extremely rewarding.

While it can be demanding to learn an instrument, it can be as easy as you want it to be. Our lessons can be designed to fit your personal goal. In the lessons we will play songs, study technique and reading and learn different genres of music - all while having fun!

I have been teaching for over 10 years, with experience in all levels (Beginner to Advanced) and in every age group. I am very passionate about teaching music, I believe it has the power to change lives, and also helps with just putting a smile on your face :)

About Noam

Hello everyone! My name is Noam and I am a professional drummer, drum teacher and music producer, living in NYC. I moved to the United States 8 years ago to study at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, from which I graduated with a Masters degree, majoring in Drums and Music Production and Engi

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I had a great experience with Noam. Each lesson had a structure as we explored various elements in each lesson covering a lot of ground. Noam is very knowledgeable, patient and encouraging. Noam has the ability to take a complex concept and break it down until you grasp it completely. Each lesson was productive and enjoyable. Thank you Noam!
Lauren L.
Noam is an excellent drum tutor!

He is so knowledgeable about the drums and passionate about sharing that knowledge. His lessons are well structured to make the most of the time available to practice existing skills and learn new techniques, as well as being fun!

He takes the time to really focus on your existing technique in order to iron out any bad habits and he breaks down new techniques in a simple and easy to learn manner.

Highly recommended!
Pia
Noam is a fantastic teacher! I had a great time learning with him. He was very patient, creative and supportive. We studied different genres of music and went through rhythms from all around the world - it was so interesting. Noam was always very punctual and super professional. Highly recommended!
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Matthew M.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Performance (Jazz) from Leeds College of Music
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Matthew M.

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I teach drums, tabla, and latin percussion (congas, timbales, bongos) for all levels. I am disciple of Pandit Sanju Sahai and Ustad Shahbaz Hussain on the tabla. I have studied latin percussion with Pablo Batista (Alicia Keys), Juan Castellanos, and Roberto Vizcaino (Chucho Valdes). I teach drums for all styles and ages with a focus on jazz, rock, funk, and latin. Both online or in person lessons are welcomed!

About Matthew

I teach drums, tabla, and latin percussion (congas, timbales, bongos) for all levels. I am disciple of Pandit Sanju Sahai and Ustad Shahbaz Hussain on the tabla. I have studied latin percussion with Pablo Batista (Alicia Keys), Juan Castellanos, and Roberto Vizcaino (Chucho Valdes). I teach drums f

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Haniyfa M.
Matthew is an excellent instructor! He makes every lesson both challenging and fun! I noticed improvement in my playing techniques after our very first session.
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Jacob A.

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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jacob A.

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I want to know what you want to learn! Of course, I will go over the fundamentals to make sure you have the right tools to play what you want. However, my main focus is to help you foster a love for your instrument, and the best way to do that is to make sure you’re learning things you want to learn!

About Jacob

Hello! My name is Jacob. I've been playing drums for 15 years and have played extensively in the southern California area. I've held residencies at numerous clubs and restaurants including Downtown Disney and Disney's California Adventure. I'm currently a performance major at Cal State Fullerton. I

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Santa Fe, NM

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Santa Fe 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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"My son started learning the drums at age 5. Not only is he able to keep a beat but he is learning to read music. He is also being taught proper drumming techniques and that there is more to it than just banging sticks. Within these past two years, Mike built his confidence and gave him enough skills to go perform at his school's talent show. Each lesson my son comes out smiling and has a sense of accomplishment. He says his lessons are fun and that Mike is a cool teacher. Mike shows that he loves to teach and I couldnt be more pleased!!!!"
Ryan C.
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Daniel is a great teacher and performer! I was able to take lessons with him in CA and got to see him play at San Diego Indie fest. Very enthusiastic, talented and dedicated."
Alex
Took Drum lessons from Daniel F.
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"Heard about Garrett from my daughter's high school music teacher after telling her she was interested in drum lessons. He is professional, talented, and an excellent teacher. My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week."
Sam
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Theresa is very accommodating with Preston and makes the drum lesson fun. He enjoys it very much!"
Preston
Took Drum lessons from Theresa D.
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"Very knowledgeable. I liked being educated or informed about the process of my son's lesson before and after."
Christopher
Took Drum lessons from Kevin W.
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"Thomas is great. He is patient and I am excited about learning drums from him."
Andrew
Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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"My lessons with Adam are always a blast! He is able to explain concepts in a very succinct and simple way and gives respectful, positive feedback helping the student to confidently confront new ideas. His knowledge and mastery of the drums is apparent through is ability to answer questions thoroughly and effectively. Adam creates a comfortable and fun learning environment with his friendly personality and great sense of humor."
Collin
Took Drum lessons from Adam S.
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"Kevin does a great job teaching our young child. Very patient but challenging which keeps our child motivated to continue to learn."
Tammy
Took Drum lessons from Kevin F.
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"Mike is an amazing teacher and all around person.

Mike is an awesome drum teacher. I have been taking lessons from him for a couple months now and he has made me able to do much more than I expected. He is very organized with an endless amount of different worksheets and charts to work on that challenge you just enough. He is a nice person and is fun to be around, I wouldn't take drum lessons from anyone other than mike."
Daxton
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Ryan is a great teacher! Very patient and encouraging!"
Robert
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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