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Popular Drum Teachers in Somers, NY

Joshua T.

2 Reviews
Millwood, NY
Starting at $22
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Arts from Manhattanville College
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Joshua T.

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All styles, all methods!

About Joshua

I have an Associates Degree, Bachelors Degree in Music from Purchase College and also a Masters Degree in the Arts. In 2016 I will receive a business degree from Berklee College of Music. I have been teaching drums for over sixteen years with well over twenty years of performance experience. The

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Eddie O.
Josh has been teaching my son the drums for over a year now and I have witnessed an amazing transformation in my son's playing ability.

Josh is always very enthusiastic. He covers drum theory and history. His level of professionalism is top notch.

We are very grateful and lucky to have Josh work with our son on becoming a drummer.

Thanks Josh!
Eddie O.
Josh has been an great instructor and motivational figure for our 11 year old. My son says "he is cool!". I highly recommend Josh for both his expertise and fantastic personality.

Gerald M.

1 Review
Norwalk, CT
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Blues, Pop, Rock Drummer from Down Beat Magazine
  • Teaching since 1991
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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.
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Granville M.

7 Reviews
Mount Vernon, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
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Granville M.

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With private teaching experience and a degree in Jazz Composition & Professional Music from Berklee College of Music, Granville adopts the teaching methods of the accomplished performers and educators who instructed him, such as the late Joe Morello(Dave Brubeck), Terri Lyne Carrington (Grammy Award winning artist), Dave DiCenso(Hiromi, Josh Groban) among others.

Granville's curriculum centers on the building blocks; great technique to empower flexibility in his students. He uses methods perfected by Alan Dawson (The Rudimental Ritual), Gary Chaffee (Odd Time Stickings), Sanford A. Moeller (The Moeller Technique), and other great teachers while employing methods he has found successful through his years of teaching.When necessary, music theory elements are employed to teach song form, dynamics and overall musicianship.

Granville is also a composer, producer and touring artist which will aid in creating focused progress if and when the decision to grow in a career direction is ...

About Granville

I operate in the music arena as a touring musician; a Music Director for musicals, jazz ensembles and choirs; a composer & songwriter; a band teacher at my local elementary school, a private instructor and a producer with a degree in Jazz Composition and Professional Music from Berklee College of M

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Michelle
Amazing Instructor! I felt so comfortable and at ease while learning. Can’t wait to continue my lessons with Granville!
Bryant
Granville is an excellent instructor, he took the time to access my skill level and is guiding me towards my goal to play the piano. I look forward to my lesson every week and if I have a question about ANYTHING I text him and he replies quickly. Glad I found him!!
Kijan
Granville works with my 17-year old son. He is patient, kind and efficient and keeps him wanting to continue lessons. For my son, that is a BIG deal! He actually wants to continue learning. Thanks, Granville!

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Richard C.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of Maryland and Berklee College of Music Boston
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Richard C.

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Learn drum technique for all styles. Rock beats and fills, Jazz drumming and more.

About Richard

I have studied, performed and taught music for over 30 years. Accordion was my first instrument at age 7 which was a great introduction to the keyboard, melody and harmony. That was followed by guitar and other stringed instruments (Banjo, Ukulele) as well as drums. I studied with great teachers

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Kenneth S.
Friendly, knows his stuff, and adjust to my needs.
Renee
Rich is top notch! My daughter has taken banjo and guitar (acoustic and electric) with him for about 6 years. She has also had several excellent teachers over the years, in piano, violin, and voice and great theory instruction in general. But when it came time for college auditions, she attributed a large part of her success in the theory portion to Rich's preparation. What's most special about Rich is that, even while he's teaching the theory, he ALWAYS keeps it fun. He's has a great formula - scales/theory, a little music history, songs/technique, fun. We'd give him 10 stars if we could.
Lenny T.
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Really making progress and enjoying Richard’s method of teaching.
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Christian F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Jazz Studies from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
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Christian F.

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I have studied under many world-renown teachers and have codified a method for creating a strong foundation for all aspects of playing the drums, covering in depth the three key aspects: muscle control, facility around the kit, and tone quality. Everything I teach is universal, it can be applied to any type of drumming.
No matter where you are in your drumming, you will walk away with an understanding of how to find the areas that need improvement and which practice techniques are most effective for you.

About Christian

Hello! My name is Christian Fox, I am a Drummer, guitarist, producer, and projectionist from New York City. I graduated in 2018 with a BFA from The New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, specifically in Drum Set studies. My students can primarily expect to develop strong rhythmic sensibilities

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Luther B.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
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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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Brian Gee
I can't say enough good things about Mr. Blackwell. He is an incredible teacher that gives you what you need at your level. If you are looking for a knowledgeable and patient instructor, Mr. Blackwell is for you! Going on 3 years and I am looking forward to the next 3 years.
Roy
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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.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Somers, NY

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Somers is $67. 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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"Mattia was great!!! Instruction was terrific and he emphasized so much form and structure so that in the long run Arianna would have a stable foundation. And that’s hard to explain to a 5 year old not to hit the drums and instead let the stick do the work for you."
Arianna
Took Drum lessons from Mattia C.
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"Joan has been teaching our 9-year-old son for about two years. She is terrific -- patient, reliable, easy to work with, and has developed a great relationship with our son. Joan takes care to tailor her lessons and songs to you child's interests. We highly recommend her."
Eric
Took Drum lessons from Joan Q.
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"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!"
Jack
Took Drum lessons from David R.
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"David is a phenominal drum teacher for my 15y old daughter. She started with David's drum private lessons 4years ago from scratch and has made tremendous progress since then. She was able to perform at Merkin Music hall with drum solo. David teaches not only the drum techniques, but also music appreciation, learning strategies. As a parent, I also benefit from his teaching philosophy. He is such a wonderful teach and we feel lucky we have him as my daughter's teacher."
Charlie P
Took Drum lessons from David R.
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"Murray has been teaching my 8 year old son for the past 4 months. He is amazing, encouraging, and makes it fun! He is very patient and kind. I would recommend him to every parent who wishes to give her child drum lessons!"
Rachel
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Garrett is super knowledgeable and helpful when it comes to drums. He is also just an all around good guy, and very easy to get along with. I had been playing drums for about 4 years (classic rock) and got to a point where I felt like I wasn't improving, so I decided to look for lessons. Turned out to be a great decision!"
Dan
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"I was a bit nervous for my first lesson and Casey made it so easy!! I’m so excited for my next one!"
Lisa
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Highly recommend Ronen as a drum instructor! I recently started to take lessons for the first time at the age of 52. Ronen has made this experience so much fun. He is so knowledgeable, extremely patient and understanding. He balances each lesson with not only teaching technical skill but also the history of various drum techniques which makes it so interesting. He is a great teacher and it is a privilege to take lessons from him!"
Jeanae’
Took Drum lessons from Ronen E.
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"I am an intermediate drummer. Lessons with Ryan have been awesome. He is easy going, laid back but keeps you totally engaged. He is well versed in many instruments and music theory. I'm always looking forward to mynext lesson. I highly recommend him for anyone."
Phil
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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"I love working with Garrett. He offers great advice, is easy to talk to, and makes every lesson informative and interesting. The recordings he takes to use as feedback are very helpful too"
Albert
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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