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David S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Music in Percussion Performance from The Juilliard School
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David S.

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As a percussionist, I play a lot of different drums. Let me know what you're interested in learning and I will teach you!

About David

David is a Juilliard-trained percussionist and timpanist available for in-studio and in-home lessons in the New York City area. An experienced performer and teacher, he brings an exciting and collaborative approach to lessons with students of all ages.

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Bojun
Very professional, organize materials according to your level and needs. best teacher.
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Mark
My 9-year-old son, Luke, who is on the spectrum (PDD-NOS) studied with David for the better part of a year and the experience was terrific. In addition to being extremely communicative and reliable, David was kind and patient. David kept Luke focused and entertained while also inviting him to think about rhythm in ways that made sense to Luke's brain. We happily traveled from Inwood to "Downtown Brooklyn" for lessons because the level of instruction was that good and, I think, Luke's progress demonstrates that. Luke was bitten by the hockey bug, so we are taking a break from percussion right now, but I wouldn't hesitate to return to David's studio should time allow in the future.
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Tyler B.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tyler B.

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Drumming is one of my greatest passion in life. I have experience playing and teaching in all settings and styles. I tailor my approach for each student and have tons of supplemental material to level up your playing in no time!

About Tyler

Hi! My name is Tyler, and I'm a great resource for drum set, guitar, piano, bass, and music theory lessons in Portland, OR. Conveniently located in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood, my studio is equipped with all the instruments and lesson material needed to provide engaging, challenging, and fun lessons

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Sterling
Patient, focused, encouraging and time efficient. He was good at keeping our youngster on task and making the experience fun. Wish he was able to take our child further with piano. I don't know how much was Tyler and how much was our child, but our kiddo learned quickly from Tyler. Thank you Tyler!
Jayne
Great lesson!
Kevin
Tyler taught me how to play the drums! He was so engaging and informative, and his teaching style allowed me to learn quickly. I had so much fun and have developed a passion for the drums. I recommend highly taking lessons from him.
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Daniel R.

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Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music from Portland State University
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner
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Daniel R.

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I offer 24 years of experience playing, and 17 years teaching privately and as a public school band director. My curriculum focuses on technique, theory, style, and interpretation.

To develop quality drumming technique, an emphasis on playing position, grip, and sticking is incorporated in each portion of a given lesson.

The importance of theory and rudiments is outlined and taught with each lesson. A challenging assignment to improve technical ability and music theory knowledge directly correlated to the assigned repertoire will help students understand the structure of the music they are practicing.

Students will dedicate practice time to both rudimental drumming and set drumming. Demonstrating the highest level of performance and knowledge of a piece is the desired result. A portion of each lesson is also dedicated to students learning the various styles on the drum set.

If you are up for a challenging and fun workout on the drums, hit me up for lessons!

About Daniel

I have been playing saxophone for 24 years, drums for 10 years, and have been teaching both privately and as a public school band director for 17 years. I hold both a bachelor's and a master's degree in music education from Portland State University, and am a National Board Certified Teacher. I p

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Dani D.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • BA in Jazz Studies from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dani D.

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Hey drummers!

Learn to groove to the music you love!

My name is Dani Danor. I am a professional drummer and teacher. Drums and music have always been my biggest passion.

My number one goal in teaching is to get my students as excited as I am about this incredible instrument. And why shouldn't they? This is one of the few (if not the only) instruments that use all four limbs simultaneously. How crazy is that? Imagine how many rhythms, sounds and melodies can be created? Endless!

Drums are the heart of the music all around the world! Whether it's rock 'n roll, funk, jazz, hip-hop, salsa, samba, or electronic music, the drums are what make everything feel so good!

If you too would like to begin (or continue) exploring this amazing world of rhythm and sound, you are welcome to contact me to schedule a lesson. I teach at my studio in Crown Heights as well as at the students' homes.

All ages and levels are welcome! Feel free to contact me for more information.

All the best,

Dani

About Dani

Hey drummers! Learn to groove to the music you love! My name is Dani. I am a professional drummer and teacher. Drums and music have always been my biggest passion. My number one goal in teaching is to get my students as excited as I am about this incredible instrument. And why shouldn't th

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Paulin
My 10 year old son has been taking drum lessons with DD for more than a year now. He is a wonderful teacher and is very patient. My son does not always give his best focus / concentration when it comes to learning. DD is able to provide new and interesting materials to keep him interested and inspired every week. In addition, DD is super punctual and easy to work with when it comes to scheduling. I'm so glad that I found your profile online! Thank you, Dani!
Bill
Dani is truly an amazing teacher and I'm so fortunate to have found him. He is a highly skilled musician and phenomenal drummer who knows how to explain and teach at my level. I've improved so much in a short amount of time by practicing what Dani gives me to work on and I've been having a blast, too. Not only is Dani a great teacher and drummer but he's also kind, patient and fun to learn from. Best drum teacher I could have wished for!!!
Cheryl
I've been taking drum lessons with Dani since January (6 months) and have been really enjoying our lessons. Dani's a great teacher with a positive attitude and that made all the difference. I'd leave the lessons feeling excited and inspired to practice the new beats he taught me. Super glad we're able to continue our lessons online during this period. I can't recommend him enough!

James S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Music Management from Florida Southern College
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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James S.

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Hello my name is James! I'm a professional musician and teacher from Florida. I've earned my Bachelors of Science in Music in 2017, and have been giving one on one lessons since 2014.
I'm proficient in a variety of style of music on the drum; rock, funk, jazz, hip hop, gospel. My goal is to get you playing new beats, fills, songs, and rudiments.
Best part is, I've got all the instruments you would to need to play at my studio!

About James

*Due to the current health situation happening in the world, Online lessons via webcam are highly preferred! * Hey, I'm James! I've been playing music professionally since I was a teenager, and I have earned my Bachelors of Science in Music in 2017. Since I graduated, I have been very active i

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Joe
James is patient and great. definitely has a plan
Andrea
James is very patient with his students. He caters his lessons to his students level. Worth every penny.
Arlene
James is a very thoughtful and patient instructor. I took piano lessons many years ago as a child and always wanted to learn more. James was very reassuring and made me feel comfortable. I finally have the confidence to continue what I started many moons ago.

Christian J.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Management from William Paterson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christian J.

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Hello, my name is Christian and thank you for checking out my page! I look forward to working with you on your journey to becoming a better drummer!

I'm an easy-going and passionate educator who truly enjoys welcoming others to the world of drumming. I love helping students like you become better players as you deepen your love of music and feel great about yourself in the process.

I devote time to helping you develop a strong foundation of fundamentals while also guiding you as you immerse yourself into your passions. Simply, I can teach you how to learn and appreciate music - a skill that can be applied to all areas of your life.

I believe that we can be complete musicians, not JUST drummers, so I like to involve music making into all we do in our time together. I’m also a constant learner, so if you want to learn something that I don't know, then we can explore it together and I'll teach you my process for educating myself.

If you have other musical interests, like ...

About Christian

I work with students of all proficiencies and desires - from drum circle to the concert stage. You can read more about me below, but first let's talk about my plan for you! It all starts with your goals as a musician. We'll talk about the types of music you want to learn and your plans for that

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Timothy
Christian Johnson is one of the finest percussion instructors I have ever known. He worked on our marching band staff for several years serving as the drumline instructor. Thanks to his patience, professionalism, and wonderful personality, the drumline grew to unseen levels and helped thrust the band into one of the finest in the state for many years.

I strongly recommend Christian Johnson for any type of percussion teaching.
Reagan
I started a bit behind the other kids in elementary school band. Chris was the drum instructor for the high school marching band at the time and my band teacher highly recommended him for private lessons.

Chris was able to get me caught up to the other drummers within a couple months. I was finally able to read sheet music fluently and began to be assigned more advanced parts to play in the school band. Each week Chris gave me homework assignments such as working on different rudiments or reading and playing different types of percussion sheet music (bells, xylophone, etc). My lessons with a Chris paid off over the years, as I was able to join the high school marching band as a middle schooler and went on to win accolades for my drumming in the school plays. Everything I learned and accomplished most definitely stemmed from my lessons with Chris!
David D.
Christian is a very knowledgeable and patient drum instructor. As a music teacher and producer myself, I like to have a good understanding of instruments I don't play such as drums, and Christian has helped me have a much deeper understanding of drumming techniques, concepts, exercises, and styles. He is quite versatile, has a great understanding of music, and is a very effective communicator. I highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Clay, NY

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Clay 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 $177 per hour.
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"I have been a student of Dor's for two years now. He is a very dedicated teacher and has continued to challenge me as I have progressed. Dor is clearly invested in the progress of his students and is a very engaged instructor. He always takes my interests and learning style into account when teaching. Highly recommend him to both beginners and more advanced students."
Katherine
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
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"Matthew is a caring attentive teacher. Both of our sons are thriving with their drum lessons through his teaching. Thank you Matthew!"
Seth
Took Drum lessons from Matthew H.
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"Addison enjoy his drum lesson with John. I think he's a very good teacher and great working with kids"
Addison
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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"Best instructor I've had in years

I've been taking lessons with Matt for about a year now, and within that time my skill on the drum kit has improved tenfold. Matt teaches with a vast number of strategies to help me understand the lesson and improve my technique. He makes learning an instrument entertaining (as it should be) and not a chore or boring task. Matt is friendly, relatable, timely, and the best drum/percussion instructor I've had in California. 10/10 would recommend."
Joe
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Very knowledgeable, patient and has great attention to detail. He provides different methods in order for you to understand. Looking forward to my next lesson."
Lobo Soto
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"My 16 year old son started taking drum lessons online from Michael during the summer. He has a way of engaging people to make the lessons fun while motivating his students to learn. My son is eager to practice between sessions and looks forward to the lessons each week. He's been a great find!!!"
Karen
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"I love my drum lessons with J.J.! He not only ensures that I'm practicing the concepts correctly but also that I'm playing in a way that's healthy and sustainable for the long term. You can tell that he's truly passionate about playing drums and it left me wanting to immediately go practice what we had learned after the lesson. An all-around amazing instructor and genuinely friendly and personable guy. Would highly recommend him to anyone wanting to learn drums!"
Brooke
Took Drum lessons from John D.
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"Evan is a talented musician and a great teacher!
What I like about him is that he gave a great experience in music, in addition to the theories and techniques of drumming

He's talent gave me a great inspiration to get more interested in drumming and
especially the jazz. I am satisfied of the learning that I got so far, and I am excited for more experience that will come in the future."
Jinhoon
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"My 10 year old son has been taking drum lessons with DD for more than a year now. He is a wonderful teacher and is very patient. My son does not always give his best focus / concentration when it comes to learning. DD is able to provide new and interesting materials to keep him interested and inspired every week. In addition, DD is super punctual and easy to work with when it comes to scheduling. I'm so glad that I found your profile online! Thank you, Dani!"
Paulin
Took Drum lessons from Dani D.
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"My son only recently started his lessons with John but he likes his laid back but focused teaching approach. I feel very encouraged that John has a positive attitude, and is punctual."
Dylan
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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