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Popular Drum Teachers in Smithtown, NY

Gerald M.

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Norwalk, CT
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Best Blues, Pop, Rock Drummer from Down Beat Magazine
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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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.

Chuck S.

Mastic, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chuck S.

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I am an accomplished musician and sound engineer playing since the age of 7. I have has worked with 1000's of professional musicians from coffee houses to big arena's both local and touring solo artists and bands over the last 50 years. Teaching for 40 years I've taught over 100,000 lessons from be

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Luther B.

40 Reviews
Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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Grant
Luther is an excellent and patient teacher. I’ve been playing guitar for nearly a decade, but have been self-taught and always neglected working on the fundamentals. With extra time on my hands during the COVID-19 pandemic, I decided to try online guitar lessons. Luther took me back to square one and has made sure I get everything perfect before moving on. It’s making me a much more consistent and disciplined guitarist, and I’m learning to read music for the first time. I wasn’t sure how useful remote guitar lessons would be before I started, but was pleased to discover that Luther makes it an excellent way to learn.
Tanya
Luther is a great instructor, I came to take the class because I wanted to learn some good vocal techniques. I am not a signer but am planning to be part of a choir. He is quite knowledgeable, patient and is a great listener. I like that he is very serious about ensuring your success and knowing that has helped me to build my confidence.

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Doyle B.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Hobe Sound Bible College
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Doyle B.

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I have been teaching drum for 22 years. I have an earned Masters degree in music and enjoy teaching students of all ages. I am happily married with 5 children at home--4 of them are musicians as well (the youngest is 4).. Students will quickly learn not only the basics of music theory, but will be playing songs as early as their first lesson. It is extremely rewarding watching students have fun, excel, and fall in love with making music. I look forward to working with you.

About Doyle

Hello, my name is Doyle B. and I am eager to help you reach your goals! I've been teaching private lessons since 1992 and have loved helping my students win competitions at the state level, learn how to advance rapidly on their instrument, and fall in love with making music. I have 3 earned degrees

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JoeIsaac
Great first lesson!!
Jeffrey
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Wonderful man. Great teacher

Kevin W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music- Percussion Performance from Temple University
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Kevin W.

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I offer a comprehensive program that can accommodate any student's specific needs or interests. It is important to me that the student learns to play the drums for the sake of a musical context, rather than focusing on technique. I teach technique as a tool for making music. I aim to teach people how to be musicians first and foremost, and how to be drummers second.

About Kevin

My approach to teaching has a very heavy emphasis on implementing the idea of mindfulness into the students life. I have found that this is not only the quickest way to learn, but also the most motivating way to learn any skill for both my students and myself. A simple awareness of the finite deta

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Christopher
Very knowledgeable. I liked being educated or informed about the process of my son's lesson before and after.
Sally G.
After 30 years I finally decided to learn how to play drums. Kevin clearly knows what he's doing in any genre of drumming! It seemed like every lesson he had a clear/thorough plan, didn't stress me out by teaching to rapidly, or bore me by going to slowly. A very solid teacher.
Sam K.
Been trying to get my middle-schooler to practice for a few years now. It's like pulling teeth.

Kevin has somehow broken through to him. Fun lessons. Incredibly useful homework. Couldn't recommend him more.
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Pranshul G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Pranshul G.

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Experienced music teacher specializing in drums/percussion. Over 10 years of teaching and 20 years of playing experience! I am available to teach any skill level, from someone who has never held drum sticks to students who have been playing for years. I will teach you all various aspects of drumming and can cater to your learning style. Get ready to learn how to read music, play songs by ear, and become a sought after muscian!

About Pranshul

Hello! I am a current medical student and former percussion instructor based in the Sacramento area. I currently possess a degree in biological psychology. I have been playing drums for over 20 years and have experience in various styles (from Jazz to extreme metal to marching percussion). I have m

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Smithtown, NY

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Smithtown is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $160 per hour.
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$52 average
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$64 average

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"Ross is the best! He's a top young LA musician, by far the best musician AND teacher I've studied with. I feel very very thankful to have an hour of his time every single week to learn from him. He's improved my drumming vastly in such a short period of time, its amazing!"
Jane
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"A rare gem!

I am blown away every week with how engaged and enthused my 7 year old is while under Murray's instruction. His style and technique are clearly adapted to the benefit of the individual student and his professionalism is a breath of fresh air. My child is having so much fun and is thriving in his drumming lesson. We recommend Mr Piper 150 % !"
ADESUWA
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Steve is a wonderful teacher - highly recommend

My son started taking lessons with Steve at 7 years old. He's now 15 and still at it. Steve is patient, intelligent and has a great way of working with students at their level. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in beginning drums or, if already playing, taking their music to the next level."
Eric
Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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"I'm truly impressed with how effective Athan is at getting my child to progress and to practice. Athan's adapted to my son's learning and communication style, and I'm impressed with his patience. My son feels increasingly comfortable in class with Athan. I wholeheartedly recommend Athan."
Robert
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Emerson is a great instructor who has been helping me prepare for an upcoming performance (for my bar-mitzvah (like in front of 100 of my closest peers (so like yeah that's a lot of stress))). He is a great instructor and I look forward to continue studying with him."
Shane
Took Drum lessons from Emerson W.
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"We were thrilled with Josh! Our son really enjoyed his lessons and improved significantly working with him for the last year. Josh is a motivational teacher - our son WANTED to practice each day and that is because of Josh's inspiration and modeling what it takes to be a great drummer. Our son gained both the confidence and ability to audition for an make it into 3 high school bands this year. He couldn't have done it without Josh. He's a terrific percussion teacher and a great guy!"
Dana
Took Drum lessons from Josh W.
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"Alexa is really organized and very efficient as a teacher. She's also immensely talented as a drummer/musician. You can't go wrong taking lessons from her!"
Aaron
Took Drum lessons from Alexa B.
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"After previously taking lessons from a different teacher who unfortunately moved away , I began taking lessons from Mike when I was about twelve years old. Mike is a very generous and caring teacher, and quickly saw that I had room for improvement. Within the first month, I learned more than I had ever before, from sight reading music, basic rudiments, timing skills, and how important drums really are as an instrument. His great teaching skills and support eventually led me to become accepted in The Academy of the Performing Arts at Huntington Beach High School. I learn something new from him each lesson and improve on numerous skills that interest me such as Latin, Jazz, Funk, and Pop music. From my first days taking lessons with him to now, I have grown tremendously as a musician. If anyone needs a skilled and trusted drum teacher, Mike is your best option. Over the past several years taking lessons with Mike, I now view him not only as a teacher and instructor, but as a friend too."
Larson
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Ray R. is what I would call a "Performance Teacher" to me. I am a guitarist and play with him to improve everything from rhythm to live performance skills. Not only is Ray an absolute beast of a musician, he is a wonderful teacher. As many people may know, just because one is a good musician it doesn't necessarily mean you also know how to be an effective teacher. Ray is the best of both worlds! I have improved leagues since I started playing with him some months ago. I COULD NOT recommend his as a teacher enough."
Kyler R. Kaufman
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"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."
Linda
Took Drum lessons from Brent E.
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