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Eric S.

Cold Spring, NY
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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

Gerald M.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Music Performance from Hartt School of Music
  • Awarded Best Blues, Pop, Rock Drummer from Down Beat Magazine
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gerald M.

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Your time and money is too precious to waste on a mediocre teacher. My students get results from the very first lesson. For over 20 years I've helped students of all ages go far beyond their goals; whether it's learning a favorite song, getting in a band, winning music scholarships, or learning music for school ensembles. My lessons are tailored to your interests and taught at your pace.

About Gerald

Not all teachers are the same. I've had great success as a student and a teacher; making me the best choice to help aspiring drummers reach their goals.

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Chris
HIRE GERALD NOW! I've had online lessons with several teachers before Gerald. He is absolutely the best! Even over the internet he can immediately zero in on what you're doing right, wrong, then show you the quickest and easiest way to get better. The sound quality of his studio is better than any other drum teacher. Instead of using the horrible mic that's built into a laptop or iPad that distorts and sounds terrible, Gerald using a dozen professional mics to give you superior sound during every lesson. He simply gives the best experience.

Ross H.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year from Scottish Jazz Federation
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Ross H.

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My teaching style is very flexible & hands on. My goal is to make beautiful music and I do this by taking technical exercises and giving them musical meaning. This means I focus on the ideas of time, vocabulary & dynamic playings, but within this still teaching essential technical exercises in order to create a well-rounded musician.

After each lesson I will email detailed notes, as well as any supplemental documents and/or music.

About Ross

A Berklee College of Music graduate, I am an internationally recognized drummer & capable of teaching a wide range of genres from jazz to pop. I’m a prominent teacher & performer in the Los Angeles area, having working with artists such as Skylar Grey, Katelyn Tarver, Ethan Bortnick and many more

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Colin Third
Ross is a BOSS teacher. I've been taking online lessons with him for a few months now & couldn't recommend more!
Terra
Ross is an awesome teacher. Patient, fun to interact with, knowledgeable. I had a great lesson and am looking forward to learning more from him! Definitely recommend!
Ayanna M.

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Kerry K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Awarded $1,000 from Wright State University
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 80; Female: 7 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kerry K.

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I've been teaching Drums since 2004 and recently started back January 2013. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play all rudiments and as time goes on you'll be able to play in bands and in JH and HS bands. I typically use the Haskell Harr, and now include Alfred's Drum Method book for Snare; Tommy Igo for drum-set. His posters from Vic Firth are great resources. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels; I can't wait to meet you!

About Kerry

An online Masters Jazz program from University of Arkansas at Monticello, (2018-2019) these studies will help students understand various Jazz, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban drum patterns. I attended Wright State University for two (2) years studying Music , and then transferred to Belmont Universit

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Mary
Kerry has an incredible knowledge and experience with drumming. He encouraged me and challenged me. I highly recommend Kerry to anyone looking to be a skilled and educated drummer.
Theresa Lauterbach
I saw improvement each week from my lessons with Kerry. He offered great resources and gave me advise for purchasing my drums. After just 5 months, I could read and play music on my own!
King Koeller
Fantastic jazz drummer!
Professional and knowledgeable about many diverse drumming styles.
Super swingin'!

Scott K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $54
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • B.S. in Cognitive Science from UCLA
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Scott K.

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I've been playing drums for almost 20 years and it is an integral part of my life. I've been teaching for 3 years and have watched students grow from beginners to beast-status. I teach all different styles: rock, jazz, Afro-Cuban, rudiments, you name it. Time to rock!

About Scott

I am a professional producer with a love for all things music. Going from playing the drums on trash cans in my garage as a kid to on stages in LA has been a wonderful ride. Now it's time to get you started on your journey. My musical work as has been feature on Spotify's Fresh Finds playlist a

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Hannah
I am brand new to music production and Scott broke everything down very easily for me. He also gave me great recommendations on starter kit equipment to purchase that was not too expensive.
Aidan
I had a good time with Scott as my coach and first time playing on a drum set! I hope to continue more lessons and maybe do some studio work later.
He showed me basic techniques that I could understand and practice with music. I am happy that I met him.
Jeff
Scott is amazing! He helped teach me the basics of Ableton, over Skype. I was coming from Logic and needed a quick course. I learned how to have a faster workflow and tons of cool shortcuts! Also he is a very chill guy and easy to get along with. I highly recommend Scott if your looking to take your music production, and mixing/mastering skills to the next level.
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Alex C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Eastern Washington University
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Alex C.

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I believe teaching needs to be tailor-fit to the individual. There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to private instruction. Our lessons will begin by me getting to know who you are as a student and as a musician. We will determine what you want out of music and your instrument, then we will set goals to get there. All of this will be a collaboration between me and you. I believe that music must be a self-driven endeavor. It is a vehicle for self-discovery.

That being said, I do believe in having a solid technical foundation, and I will push you to develop a daily practice routine. I try to begin every lesson with a rudimental warmup, regardless of age or experience. I also try to include free-play time, playing together, or playing along to music with every session to have fun and develop creativity. I believe fun, creativity, and human-connection is what music is all about, and technique is the work you put in to make those things happen. We will always end on a positive note ...

About Alex

Alex began his drumming career at age 11, and it quickly became his number one passion. Graduating from the snare drum to the drum set in high school, he learned to love the excitement of the stage with his rock band, Ghost Animals, and dove deep into the world of jazz while playing in his high sch

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Chester, NY

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

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"Joe seems to be a patient and thorough teacher. Happy to start lessons"
Calla
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"Mark is a great teacher.

I've been taking drum lessons from Mark for 2 years. He is a great teacher. I always have fun and I learn something new each time."
germaine
Took Drum lessons from Marc W.
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"Emerson is an EXCELLENT teacher! He is patient and kind. He is super organized and efficient. He's able to give wonderful easy to follow instructions. I hope he is my son's music instructor for YEARS to come!"
Angela
Took Drum lessons from Emerson W.
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"This is Lucas' 3rd lesson and he has enjoyed everyone of them. Joe has been patient and continues until he gets the lesson. He relates to him and teaches at his level (Lucas is 11)."
Lucas
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"My first lesson with Garrett went great! His studio is very professional (I like being able to use the different types of drum sets), and I learned a ton in the hour I had with him. Looking forward to my next lesson."
Isaac
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"This is our first Drum instructor and we are thrilled with Thomas. He is patient, kind, and enthusiastic about teaching. His approach is positive in nature, meeting the student where they are at, takes their interest as the lead, and starts teaching there. My 11 year old son really likes him too! We go to our 4th lesson this afternoon."
Cheryl
Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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"I took drum and voice lessons from Tom for over 7 years.
He’s very patient and very knowledgeable about a lot of songs that I was interested in learning and he made it fun to learn, and that made an old lady’s life very enjoyable for many years ! I really appreciated him!!"
Judy
Took Drum lessons from Thomas T.
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"My son Raj has been taking drum lessons from Shiv since Nov 2018 and his drumming skills have consistently improved. Shiv is very patient and makes sure that my son is engaged and learn at his own pace, which in this case at a faster pace. My son always looks forward to his drum lessons and he practices everyday."
Eugene
Took Drum lessons from Shiv T.
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"Ray is great. Very knowledgeable and personable. He tuned into what I needed to know right away and had two beautiful drum kits set up and ready to play."
Joel
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"Didn't think online drum lessons would work, but they do and I am thrilled I found Perry as my teacher! His Drum Control book is the perfect guide and I am improving with every lesson. Thanks Perry!"
M.Lancaster
Took Drum lessons from PERRY S.
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