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Matt F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Matt F.

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Hi! My name is Matt and I have been passionate about drumming from a young age. I have more than 30 years of playing experience as well as international touring and recording experience.

My expertise is in Rock and Metal.

I would love to share what I've learned with you!

About Matt

Hello! My name is Matt and I have been drumming since the age of 5. My whole family are musicians and my father had a friend who had his own recording studio when I was a child so I had my pick of instruments to choose from to play. I don't know if I picked the drums, or if the drums picked me

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Chuck M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Four years of private jazz, rock, blues & big band. from Robert Payola Studios Lincoln RI
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Chuck M.

3 Reviews
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One on one private instruction, Online instruction

About Chuck

Influences: Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Dave Weckl, John Bonham, Ginger Baker, Ian Paice, Carl Palmer (Juilliard Member since 2005)

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Ed V.
My lesson was awesome. Chuck was the best. Very personable. Can't wait for the next one.
Sherrysnne
If you want to be a drummer who knows how to dynamically play drums and understand the various techniques of drumming... Take lessons from instructor Chuck Manton! He is a fantastic teacher!
Kim Holmes
One of the best drummers I have ever played with.

Zaid D.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors in Music Education from Valley Forge Military Academy
  • Awarded Best of Lessons.com 2019 from Lessons.com
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Zaid D.

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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

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Jace O.
Absolutely amazing!! My son loved it.
Kaylee S.
Great teacher and very patient, he cared about what he was doing, Thanks Zaid!
Jeff
Zaid is knowledgeable and dedicated instructor. He has taught my daughter for at least two years who had no experience and I feel that she has progressed faster than I think she would have at any typical music place.
The organization, and structure of the lessons are well planned and easy to follow.

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Jerome M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jerome M.

2 Reviews
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The things students would expect from me in a lesson would be the concept of keeping time with a metronome. Playing grooves that the student enjoys to hear. Using rudiments which would build creativity in the students playing. Exercises that building the strength of the student's wrist . The basic concepts of reading sheet music . And mainly to have fun playing over songs the student loves listening to.

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About Jerome

Jerome Martin has been playing drums since the age of 8 . Jerome grew up playing drums at his church . He would travel locally playing at different churches as he attended Dillard High School . Jerome purchased his first drum set at the age of 18 . After graduating high school , Jerome decided to t

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Shay
He is very talented and a great teacher. He takes his time to make sure you are understanding. I would recommend him to anyone!!
Shay
He is very talented and a great teacher. He takes his time to make sure you are understanding. I would recommend him to anyone!!

George F.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
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George F.

6 Reviews
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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!

Ben B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ben B.

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We will learn the drums through your favorite songs! Develop proper hand techniques, a sense of time, polyrhythms, and confident improvisation.

About Ben

I am a self-taught, multi-instrumental soloist and have been performing and writing music since the age of 12. Now 24, I have developed my show to include a mix of genres from rock, jazz, and hip-hop using a looper to layer instruments and voice to create the dynamic effect of a live band. In 2018

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Berkshire, NY

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Berkshire 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.
30 min
$40 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

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"Great teacher, very patient."
Matt
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Not enough space to write how excited our students. Murray knows drums In and OUT. We are beyond blessed to have him instruct us!"
Jaser
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Tim is awesome!"
Lauren
Took Drum lessons from Timothy K.
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"Good teacher!!"
Pragya B
Took Drum lessons from Zaky N.
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"Athan is teaching my 10 year old son. So far we have only done one lesson but it was a great experience and we hope to do many more. He has a very easy to understand, clear way of instructing. He is also very upbeat, and seems to genuinely care about the progress of his students."
Kanai
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Garrett is an exceptional instructor. He is patient, intelligent, and dedicated to making you sound the best you can. His studio is professional, and the environment in general is very welcoming. On top of that, his price is extremely fair for what he offers. I'd recommend him to anyone in a heartbeat!"
Allison
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Mike is the best teacher!

My son has been taking drum lessons from Mike for about 6 years consistently. Mike is an amazing instructor and all around great person. My son has learned so much from Mike, enjoys going to his lessons every week(the ONLY activity that he has done that there is NO complaining about going to lessons, only enthusiasm). He has grown leaps and bounds with his level of drumming, all due to Mike. Mike's studio is high tech, his teaching ability and knowledge of all kinds of genres of music and general positive encouragement and attitude make Mike the best drum instructor. He is a great role model for my son, as well. You can't go wrong with Mike!"
Kristy
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Evan is an amazing teacher and made the process really fun!"
Drew
Took Drum lessons from Evan C.
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"Awesome instructor. Very flexible with the schedule."
Livier
Took Drum lessons from Juan L.
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"My son Brandon was very exited right after the very first lesson with Tom
Tom is a great teacher he is really good at what he does he teaches in a way that clicks very fast and at the same time he makes it real fun
Studio is great nice drums and really nice environment
I would recommend Tom to any parent out there!!!!!!!!!!!"
Thomas
Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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