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Vincent C.

14 Reviews
Staten Island, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Music
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches Beginner
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Vincent C.

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About Vincent

Dr. Vince is a musician, guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, and a producer. Vince has three cds out with one in Germany. Dr. Vince has two master degrees one in music and in education with a PhD in Music Vince was produced by" Badfingers" Joey Molland, which was the Beatles first band signed to

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Duke P.
Excellent first lesson. Vincent is an excellent teacher and extremely knowledgeable with multiple instruments!
Frankiegny
I find Vincent to be a very good and patient teacher. He has a nice easy way of teaching.
nataliya
My daughter loves the lessons. Dr Vincent is great teacher
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Marc W.

9 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Associate Degree from Conservatory of Music of Geneva
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marc W.

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My emphasis is in two area:
1. a strong technical base on the instrument
2. an understanding of music forms
the student is encouraged to follow whatever style fit them the most, in keeping with these fundamental principles

About Marc

Percussionist and composer Marc W. was born in Switzerland, where he studied classical percussion at the Geneva Conservatory. He has lived in the United States since the 1980's, where he studied composition and mallet technique on the vibraphone at the Berklee School in Boston, then moved to New Yo

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Rae
Marc is extremely patient and passionate about his teaching. Not only does he emphasize the basic techniques for a beginner like me to master, but also make it fun for me. He also tries to motivate me with music theory and history which definitely help me understand the music better and inspire me to master the basics. Marc has an amazingly amount of knowledge in everything else as well, such as physics etc. that shows up in his teaching from time to time, which makes the learning experience much richer!
Brian L.
Marc is an incredibly friendly drum coach who also knows when to push his students to their limits. He has the rare ability to inspire his students so that they perform to the best of their abilities. If you don't sign up with Marc for your next drum lesson, I would suggest re-evaluating your decisions.
Rafal W.
Marc is a great teacher. Classes are always very friendly and productive. In my case, each class begins with a review of progress/practice, and ends with a meaningful and personalized homework. He is also very flexible, sometimes I had to move my classes around and he's always super responsive and understanding. I knew nothing about drums, and I am happy I decided to begin my journey to learn how to play them, with Marc as a mentor!

Rafael L.

7 Reviews
Jamaica, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • I am a self-taught musician from Workshops with different drummers Like Dave Weckl, Ignacio Berroa, Russ Miller among others.
  • Teaching since 1986
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Rafael L.

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Depending of the student's level, I am able to give the appropriate tips and information and customize the lessons for each particular case.
My lessons are very dynamic and are oriented to keep the students very motivated.

About Rafael

I have been teaching by more than 30 years, and with this experience,and the knowledge accumulated in those years plus my playing experience, I am able to teach my students in a very good way. My lessons will be very dynamic by the interaction with my students, giving them the tools they will n

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Garth
I've known Rafael for over five years. He is an accomplished teacher and performer well versed in jazz, rock and latin rhythms. He's an easygoing and series-minded musician with a great rythmic feel. I highly recommend him!
Brian N.
I loved my first lesson with Rafael. He is great.
Effua M.
My family loves Rafael. My son (who is five) takes drumming lessons and Rafael is very knowledgeable, gentle and patient. We love how encouraging he is and my son says for me to make sure I say that Rafael is an AWESOME drummer and we also think he's an awesome person :)

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Chris H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 to 20
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris H.

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I have been playing percussion for 12 years now and loved how music can connect with other parts of our lives. I have recently started teaching percussion for the past 3 years, while going to school at San Jose State University. I am about to finish my Bachelor's degree in Music Education and start my student teaching in the Fall of 2021. I have taught marching drum lines, drum set, and concert percussion, such as marimba, xylophone, and timpani. My recent experience with community orchestras and professional theater programs has helped me become a more diverse percussionist into how to play multiple different styles of music with different types of groups over the years. Through my teaching of two different high school marching bands and being an Open Class Drum Corps Champion, I have a deep knowledge of the marching arts and how to help you progress in all types of professional and scholastic programs.

I love teaching because it is a great way to give back to an activity I have ...

About Chris

I have played in the High School Marching Band for 4 years and have been the tenor drum section leader of the Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets for 2 years. I also won an Open Class Drum Corps National Championship with SCVC in 2017 and 2nd place in 2016. I have been apart of two shows with the West Vall

Michael S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Bachelors Degree from University of Maryland
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Michael S.

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Lessons include learning the rhythmic alphabet, learning the most popular styles, technique consideration, song play-alongs, and most of all fun.

About Michael

Hello! My name is Michael and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 1999 and have loved helping my students have fun, gain confidence, and grow as musicians. I earned my Bachelors Degree in Orchestral Percussion and my Masters Degree in Jazz Studies (Drum Set Performanc

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Brent E.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Bachelor's in Music from Cal State East Bay
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Brent E.

17 Reviews
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I cater my lessons to fit the students needs. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an advanced drummer looking to refine your skills, I can help you along your musical journey. I play several different styles of music, and love to teach new concepts to aspiring students.

About Brent

I'm a professional pianist and drummer based in the bay area. I have been teaching for over a decade, and find great joy in helping students progress and develop a love for music. As a performer, I am active in several bands and enjoy playing a variety of musical styles. The lessons are personaliz

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Linda
Brent has been teaching my daughter drum for about 1 year now and it has been great!

I highly recommend him as a music teacher.
Gautam
My 7 year old loves music and has shown an affinity towards playing the drums! Brent has been an awesome teacher and has so much patience working with easily distracted kids. He is always encouraging my son and show him both the fun side and the more technical side of playing the drums. We look forward to continuing our lessons with Mr. Brent, and I highly recommend him to anyone looking to learn how to play the drums
Shalinee
Brent has created a wonderful learning environment for both of my kids. Although they are at very different stages of learning, Brent has been able to meet them individually where they are in their processes. Brent’s approach is calm, engaging and fun. Both kids look forward to learning more each week.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Howard Beach, NY

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Howard Beach is $64. 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.
30 min
$39 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

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"My family loves Rafael. My son (who is five) takes drumming lessons and Rafael is very knowledgeable, gentle and patient. We love how encouraging he is and my son says for me to make sure I say that Rafael is an AWESOME drummer and we also think he's an awesome person :)"
Effua
Took Drum lessons from Rafael L.
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"Marc is an incredibly friendly drum coach who also knows when to push his students to their limits. He has the rare ability to inspire his students so that they perform to the best of their abilities. If you don't sign up with Marc for your next drum lesson, I would suggest re-evaluating your decisions."
Brian
Took Drum lessons from Marc W.
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"Dave yauk is very patient, kind, and encouraging towards students. he is a great teacher and a great role model to students. If you are in need of musical lessons Dave Yauk is the person to got to."
Christian
Took Drum lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"I have had a couple different drum teachers and learned to play pretty good, and then I saw John performing at the Belly Up! I was able to get his contact info through a mutual friend. Called for lessons and he was so cool, he asked all about my musical styles and direction and really made me feel comfortable and confident. I jumped from feeling like a 5th grader on drums to a legit drummer in just a few weeks (got paid for my first gig last month:)) Yes, Recommend!!!"
Greg
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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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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"Yulia is clear, patient and so understanding of the learning process. I am looking forward to working with her!"
Masha
Took Drum lessons from Yulia B.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson because Athan is encouraging and I like his approach to learning. Unfortunately, the video quality is not great."
Vera
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Colin is very friendly and sociable. He taught us how to set up the drum kits on the first day."
Kacen
Took Drum lessons from Colin M.
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"We Love Love Love Ray. My son is 8 years old. He is a beginner at drums and had his first lesson today at Rays (wonderful!) little studio with two drum sets in it. Ray started with a simple rhythm that my son had to copy and they practiced it together a couple of times. Then Ray showed him what that rhythm looked like, written down on paper and how you can read the notes so you can play it (anything) again. Then they both put headphones on and played the same rhythm along with a song of (in this case) Michael Jackson, picking up the tempo. This made it all the more fun, because my son felt like he was already actually making some real music!
My son loved his first class with Ray and I am very happy too. Ray is structured, has loads and loads of enthusiasm and is very skilled. On top of that he knows how to teach! We can’t wait untill his next class."
Max
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"Quality drum teacher. I took lessons with Brian for about a year and his teaching style is relaxed compared to other drummers I studied with. I never felt rushed with the exercises, we always went at my pace. I recommend this teacher."
Jessie
Took Drum lessons from Brian R.
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