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Ryan B.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Communications from North Park University
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Ryan B.

42 Reviews
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I teach acoustic and electronic drums for all levels. I teach drums on an Alesis Electronic kit

About Ryan

Hey There! Let's play some music!! My name is Ryan B. I play and teach guitar, bass and drums, and piano and would love to teach you or help you improve your abilities! I have been playing all four instruments for 25 years, and I have a personal, laid-back style that helps connect with each

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Eli
By far the best drum teacher I have ever seen and how Ryan adapts his lessons to be most efficient and beneficial in an online setting is remarkable. Don’t think twice about getting a lesson with Ryan. He is a pro who makes you feel like it’s possible to learn any instrument one day at a time!
Subbiah
In good hands for a beginner
Nancy Kerr
Ryan is the best! He worked with my teenage son for nearly three years, drums and piano and not only motivated him to learn technical skills, but inspired his creativity. My son looked forward to his weekly 45-min. lesson, and Ryan was NEVER late. for a session. We could not have asked more or had a better experience than we did with Ryan. Highly recommended.

Angel C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Angel C.

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Alot of people question whether or not they or there kid have the ability to even learn an instrument. I can have anyone leave there first lesson with the ability to play a beat and a drum fill after there 1st lesson!! Adaptive teaching styles for 1 on 1 lessons makes learning easier and we always have fun with our instruments!!

About Angel

Learning to play music is a great outlet for both kids and adults. I have taught drums and guitar to all ages for the past 7 years and am excited to expand my knowledge and love for playing instruments to Vegas!! My current student clientele is around 20 students and over the last 7 years I have ha

Dennis L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Dennis L.

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Want to be able to play your favorite cover songs with your friends? Or become the next drumming sensation? Let's make it happen! I have 20+ years of experience teaching students of all ages, levels, ambitions and genres.

About Dennis

Dennis Leeflang (most known as the drummer for former Guns N' Roses lead guitarist RON "BUMBLEFOOT" THAL) has recorded and toured with many great artists all over the globe, including 80's hard rock queen LITA FORD, DILANA (Rockstar Supernova), DANGER DANGER vocalist TED POLEY, WITHIN TEMPTATION, E

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Polina
I started taking drum lessons at age 22 so I felt too old to begin learning how to play a new instrument. I'm so glad that Dennis was my teacher. He gave me confidence and encouragement to become the great drum player I am today. His methods of teaching are well rounded, his lesson plans are efficient and since day one he guaranteed I would be ready to play songs with a band in only 6 months. Indeed I started playing with several bands after 6 months of having lessons with Dennis. I highly recommend him as a drum teacher and mentor!
KV
V patient w/beginners and provided excellent tips and encouragement. Would recommend to anyone starting out on drums or adding another instrument to their repertoire. Provided great insight that also helped in cross-training, if already playing another instrument.
Marshal
I've studied with several teachers over the years, but Dennis was the best. I was a novice and Dennis took me to the next level. I'm forever grateful.

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Christopher B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Biomedical Science from Florida International University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Christopher B.

2 Reviews
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Whether you're a first timer, or experienced drummer, I can bring you to the level you wish to achieve.

About Christopher

I am a professional guitarist, keyboardist, bassist, drummer, and vocalist with over 15 years of experience with my craft. I graduated from FIU with a Bachelor's in Biomedical Science. After deciding that medicine was not for me and spent 9 years at the School of Rock Music, West Broward teach

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Len
Chris is the most talented guitar teachers that I know. He has played out regularly and has the drive and know-how to prep you to play out. He knows theory and can explain the "why" of how things are played. His style is smooth and fluid. I would recommend him to every level of player as he is extremely knowledgeable and has a great deal of patience.
He books up quickly! Book your time slot before his schedule gets full!
Elaine Minionis
One of the things that I love the most about this teacher is that he makes you trust in yourself. He pushes you until you know that, even though it looks hard, YOU can do it through discipline and practice. And then you become surprised about yourself, and your relationship with your instrument immediately becomes stronger. Chris has years and years of experience teaching music. He is a multi-instrumentalist, absolutely talented and I would absolutely recommend him! Plus his sense of humor makes everything shinier. Wouldn't pick anybody else!
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Jeromy O.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jeromy O.

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As a teacher that cares alot for the student, I get to know excactly what the student likes and needs. Music is fun and a passion so learning it has to be fun as well . We will be listenining to your favorite music as you learn to play to it. The best way to learn is to listen and then playing along with good instruction. Learning rudiments and syncopation, there are asignments to practice in the process.

About Jeromy

Life is all about living your dream and enjoying life to its fullest. Drumming is my passion and im so thankfull to make it my living and to share my knowledge to others is an amazing feeling. I believe in making learning fun as Ive been told Im fun to be around! At around 5 years old I knew I want

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Linda
Jeromy has been teaching my son drum lessons for the past year and has done an excellent job, My son enjoys and learns much from Jeromy. His talent, patience and sense of humor keep the lessons fun and challenging.
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Matthew S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelors of Music from California State University Fullerton
  • Awarded John Phillips Sousa Award from Clairemont High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matthew S.

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Matthew Smith is a freelance musician from San Diego, California and began playing musically professionally in 2001. Matthew attended California State Fullerton where he earned a bachelors degree in jazz studies in 2012 and is currently pursuing his masters at CalArts. Matthew teaches all ages and can curate a lesson plan personalized to each student. Want to do music as a hobby or as a career? Matthew can give you the necessary steps to achieve your goals and build up your musical proficiency and confidence.

About Matthew

HELLO! My name is Matthew Smith and I love music and I love to teach it even more. Although my upbringing is in jazz and classical music, I am very fluent in latin, hiphop, rock, pop and more world music as well.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Alden, NY

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Alden is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $110 per hour.
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"Jim has been a fantastic teacher to our son. He explains everything patiently and approaches his lessons very systematically. He selects songs that incorporate essential drumming skills (e.g. songs that include doubles, paradiddles, accented notes, etc.). This way, the the student is able to develop an understanding of how theory fits practice."
Ramya
Took Drum lessons from James S.
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"Kevin worked with me on drums for a few months and was incredibly patient with me as he helped breakdown songs bit by bit, was super encouraging along the way, and extremely fun to be around. I couldn't recommend him enough!!"
Eric
Took Drum lessons from Kevin C.
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"She is thorough and patient! She was able to teach my son to actually read music, not just play it. Recommend!"
Dina
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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"I don't know where to begin, Jim is fantastic, hands down the best music teaching experience I've ever had. He is very knowledgeable on percussion, so well-versed. Jim was really patient with me which I appreciate - since I haven't played the drums in 10 years. But I really picked it back up right away with him, really pleased with the results of our lessons. I highly recommend Jim Saint-Amour as a drum instructor."
Gabi
Took Drum lessons from James S.
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"Great teacher. Clear instruction. Vast knowledge of the instrument and it’s role in music."
Aaron
Took Drum lessons from Ty K.
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Sidney
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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"Evan has been an outstanding drum teacher for our son! His skill and enthusiasm for the instrument come through in his instruction. He sets a positive example, has excellent technical knowledge and theory, provides clear, easy to understand lessons, and allows our son to express his own interests and develop his own style of drumming. Our son is excited to see Evan each week, and looks forward to sharing his new skills with the family. Evan provides lessons at our house, is organized, and timely, as well as flexible with the his schedule to allow for changes in our family schedule from time to time."
Rachelle
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Bobby has a wealth of knowledge and passion about music and can help you learn how to play your favorite songs on drums from any genre (alternative, indie, pop, hip-hop, jazz, classic rock, dance and more). 2 months ago, I knew nothing about drums, and in just 9 lessons so far I can now play a handful of songs and grooves. I learn so much each lesson, and Bobby does everything he can to help me succeed. I highly recommend Bobby."
Matt
Took Drum lessons from Bobby C.
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"If You Want Beyond a Great Teacher, Then Go With Matt

I have been taking lessons with Matt for over a year. I can honestly say, if you want drum lessons, then he's your guy! He is professional, personable, highly knowledgeable, patient, explains things very well, and very reliable. I have had 3 guitar teachers, 1 voice teacher, and 1 drum teacher before Matt and out of all those teachers, he was by far the best. There is a big difference between someone who does it for a hobby or just a little extra income and some one who has a passion and Matt has the passion and he really cares about his students. I can be really bad about practicing but he hasn't given up on me and is always encouraging. From my past experiences with teachers, a teacher that believes in you is a very important element in teaching, Matt has that element. If you want the best, I mean really the best you can find, then go with Matt. You will NOT regret it and nor will your child."
Vasilisa
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Excellent Drum Teacher

Our son has been taking drum lessons from Jesse for over a year now. We are amazed at his progress and so pleased that he has developed another interest outside of sports that will provide him life balance. Jesse's teaching style keeps kids interested and motivated. The various things he is working on challenge our son weekly. He struggles with a new rhythm and then after practicing it is able to figure it out. I think that weekly feeling of accomplishing something through practice is such a good lesson for our kid! Each time we ask him if he wants to continue with lessons he says "Yes!" Thanks Jesse!"
Craig
Took Drum lessons from Jesse M.
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