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Ryo T.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Ryo T.

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I've been playing drums as a professional in Japan and US for more than 20 years. I'm happy to help your development especially in Rock/Pop style!!

About Ryo

I graduated from Berklee with a Bachelor of music, Summa Cum Laude, this. I released 5 CDs from a major label with my ex-band. I also have experienced to teach lots of students from kids to 60s. I make your own curriculum which considers what you want to improve. Please feel free to contact me. I a

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Jessica B.
Very patient and very dedicaticated to teach and encourage his students to grow.
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David R.

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New York, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David R.

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I have been working with students of all ages and levels for over 26 years and have learned something meaningful from each and every one them. Nothing makes me happier when I see them getting into great schools and acquiring lucrative jobs that make them happy, My students walk away with tools to not just play a musical instrument but a skill set strong enough to tackle any task.
I am equally versed in performing on and teaching drum-set (Pop, Rock, Jazz, Latin etc...), all the percussion instruments of the orchestra (ask about my state of the art recording studio where all of these instruments live), and hand drums including congas, bongos, Djembe etc... Anything you can strike scrape or shake is available for study either online or at my studios.

About David

David R. has collaborated with some of the finest talents in pop, jazz and classical music. After joining Barry Manilow’s band in 2003, he has appeared to sold out arenas all over the world and recorded Grammy nominated, Emmy winning and chart topping albums and DVDs. David received two Grammy nom

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Heidi
I was honored to take a hand percussion lesson from David after hearing him perform with a major arena tour and a phenomenal jazz trio!. Although the setting for the lesson happened to be intimidating, David was able to help me focus on my strengths as a player and showed me how to build on them. He excels at building confidence and inspired me to integrate world percussion into my work as an elementary school teacher. I highly recommend him as an educator who knows how to motivate and bring out the best in students. I look forward to taking lessons online in the future!
Shiqi
David taught me since 2011. He is the most handsome, serious, responsible teacher I ever had. He helped me become a well-round musician rather than just a percussion player. To be honest, he is the most suitable teacher for me.
Jack
As an instructor, David exudes the perfect balance of amiability and intimidation. He will inspire you to work your absolute hardest without scaring you away. Personality-wise, he is that happy medium somewhere between Mr. Rogers and J.K. Simmons in Whiplash. I studied with David during my college years and 7+ years later I still utilize his concepts in everyday practice. There are many specific stories, ideas and exercises of his that have always stuck with me and come up quite often when I am working on something new or teaching a lesson or class of my own. Whether we were learning orchestral excerpts, 4-way independence, Bach fugues or just playing quarter notes with the metronome, I always left our lessons feeling highly motivated and anxious to practice. It's also great to have a teacher that can blow your mind with his own playing. It might be difficult for some teachers to get students into something like the tambourine or triangle but when he picked one up and casually played some insane rhythms and advanced techniques I was immediately inspired to learn to do the same. Not to mention his drum work on Matt Herskowitz's "Forget Me Not" - some of the things he does on that record still keep me up at night. I'm very grateful for my time as a student of David's and glad I can still learn from him as a friend and colleague!
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Andres V.

Astoria, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andres V.

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I think playing music should be about having fun. Lessons are often linked to visions of people sitting down with an instrument and trying to drill a very difficult piece of music over and over until they can play it right. However, my number one goal every time I sit behind an instrument is to have fun and I try to express that to all my students. A music lesson should be an environment in which one can really test themselves, while at the same time, wear a smile on their face and enjoying the art of learning. Their is nothing more satisfying to a teacher than seeing the gears in a student's head start to roll when they are learning something. Then seeing the look on their face when they finally get it is amazing. A proud expression immediately illuminates them after they realize they have climbed a mountain. The benefit is not only the fact that they have reached the top of the mountain, but the climb lead to a wide open space of possibilities.
In my opinion, the drums are fun for ...

About Andres

Hello all! My name is Andres and I am from Queens, New York. I have been playing drums for 13 years. and have been playing professionally for 8 years. I have been lucky enough to play for audiences around the world, from the United States all the way to Japan. I am a touring member of the criticall

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Thanos P.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Greek, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelor's of Music in Performance/Music Production & Engineering from Berklee College of Music
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Thanos P.

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I work on the fundamentals like drums placement and body posture, technique, understanding of rhythm, role of the instrument in a band and playing simple grooves with the right sound and feel which is the foundation of becoming a demanding drummer in the industry. For me it is very important that the student sounds right on the instrument, depending on the styles of music he/she performs whether that’s Pop, Rock or Jazz.
My approach to every student is different as every student's learning abilities and goals are different. I work on a plan with the student and progress step by step according to his/her goals. A big part of my teaching philosophy is practicing with songs and playing with bass loops which is a great way to lock with a bass player and build your groove.

About Thanos

Thanos is a Berklee Performance Graduate, a multiple music scholarship recipient and a multi-instrumentalist. He has performed in some of the most iconic venues such as the Irving Plaza, the Theatre of Living Arts and the Gramercy Theatre with legendary Rock bands like the Dead Kennedys as well wit

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Kevin S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Music Performance from California State University, Fullerton
  • Awarded 2014 WGI PIW World Champion from WGI- Winter Guard International
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Kevin S.

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My music lessons are fun and educational. Students are busy and dealing with life. Music should not be another thing you "get through". Whether you're young and dealing with multiple subjects in school or you're an adult with a job and responsibilities, music should be the place to escape all of that. I want to teach you whatever you would like to learn and develop a curriculum based on your own wants.

Want to learn songs from your favorite bands? Great! Let's do that!

Want to prepare for college auditions to become a music major? I can help you with that!

Want to play music with your friends and be a part of a cool band? I've been there and done that, and can help you with that too.

Whatever your reason for playing music, whether its for fun or scholarships or auditions or whatever, music should be FUN! I want to help you with that.

There are materials like "Stick Control" and "Survival Guide for the Modern Drummer" but at the end of the day, I want to help you play music, ...

About Kevin

Hi there! I've been drumming for 14 years and teaching for 6 years! I've taught elementary students through college age and beyond. I love seeing my students grow and learn and pursue music from a place of interest, passion, and enjoyment! Music has given me so many opportunities like traveling a

Cheryl S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Who's Who Among America's Teachers from Who's Who Among America's Teachers Publishers
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Music Education from VanderCook College of Music
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Cheryl S.

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I hold bachelors and masters degrees in music education as well as a California Music Teacher Credential and an Illinois Professional Educator License in Music. I've been teaching music lessons for 16 years, and my students have gone onto perform at school, in honor festivals, in the community, and across the country. Within your first few snare drum lessons, you will be able to comfortably hold your drum sticks and perform basic rhythms. As time goes on, you will learn how to read music and perform longer pieces. You can learn snare drum exclusively or study it along with another instrument such as orchestral bells or piano. Teaching is my passion, and I look forward to meeting you!

About Cheryl

Hello! My name is Cheryl, and I would be delighted to help you reach your music goals! Helping students learn how to play their instruments and develop a life-long appreciation of music are important to me. I hold bachelors and masters degrees in music education as well as an Indiana music teache

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Jennifer
Cheryl is extremely knowledgeable in the field of music. We have been very pleased with all the lessons. She is very friendly and patient. My daughter looks forward to her lessons each week. Since my daughter has started taking lessons, she has improved greatly!
Madison
Cheryl is a very friendly instructor. She has extensive knowledge in music and instruments. She is patient and willing to explain any questions you may have. I highly recommend Cheryl to anyone that is looking for an instructor.
Jim
Very technique orinated. Will sign up for more lessons with her

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Mount Vernon, NY

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Mount Vernon 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.
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"He is amazing! Pack full of knowledge! He is passionate about giving you a strong foundation to build on. Very fun and very easy going! Drum lesson day is the day I look forward to and it won't come soon enough."
Christina
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"We highly recommend James as a drum instructor. He works extremely well with our daughter. She looks forward to her lessons every week. She has improved immensely under his instruction. He is always professional, upbeat, positive, and encouraging!"
Miichelle
Took Drum lessons from James D.
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"Riccardo is a very knowledgeable teacher and also able to make the lesson fun."
Giorgia
Took Drum lessons from Riccardo B.
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"Patient, knowledgeable, motivating! Perfect for me!"
Elizabeth
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"Danny is really patient with my 10 year old son and gives detailed notes after each lesson by email. My son loves his lessons."
Mateo
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"Matt is AWESOME. He has been a great musical role model for me since day one. The knowledge that Matt has passed down to me has completely reallocated my purpose as a musician and challenged me to question my role as a drummer in an ensemble situation. What insight! I have absolutely no doubt that I will be prepared to confidently attend college university music ensembles in the next couple of months, because of Matt's mentorship and how it has inspired me (and of course, taught me how) to achieve my best. Matt has exposed me to styles of music I didn't even know existed. His talent is beyond the capacity of any other teacher I've had, and my family and I respect him very much. Very personable, easy-going, and intelligent. Thank you Matt, for everything. :)"
Stacey
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Very nice person i am glad to have him as a teacher!
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Kelley
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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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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"My son has taken a few lessons from Evan and is really enjoying it so far! Evan is very friendly and patient, and makes the lessons a lot of fun while providing a solid foundation of knowledge and skills."
Jeremy
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Evan is one of the most high quality drum instructors in the area. When I take a lesson from Evan, I know I am getting university level instruction.

Evan's experience, knowledge and enthusiasm along with his personable, patient and easygoing personality creates an effective approach in equipping students to become the best they can be on the drum set."
Michelle
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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