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Popular Drum Teachers in Staten Island, NY

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Gio A.

23 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Gio A.

23 Reviews
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I have been playing drum kit and percussion for over fifteen years and teaching for about 12. I've played a little bit of everything - pop, rock, punk, hip-hop, ska/reggae, blues, jazz, and even musical theater. I'm happy to share my skills and expertise with drummers of all ages and skill levels (lessons at my studio will be on electronic kit).

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Is a very good teacher he's very patient.
ramon
I am learning consistently and step by step.

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.
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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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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Josh R.

1 Review
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor of Music in Drum Set Performance from Indiana University
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Josh R.

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I have a vast experience area.

About Josh

Hello, I am a professional drummer here in NYC currently playing an off broadway production and with Hillsong NYC. I also tour internationally and nationally. Our lessons will include whatever you would like to learn. I am flexible and thorough and want to make sure you have an amazing time!

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Aron C.
Josh is an exceptional teacher. At first, I was not confident at all with my playing; I didn't know where to start. But once we began our lessons, he instilled the confidence in me that I needed to get to the next level. He is communicative, friendly, and professional. I would recommend his lessons to anyone who wants a great, dedicated teacher!

-Aron

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Jimmie H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA in Music from Oral Roberts University
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jimmie H.

3 Reviews
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We will work on playing various styles such as: r&b, alternative rock, pop, Latin, Christian, Gospel, sight-reading music, learn drum rudiments, and playing along with songs from the radio.

About Jimmie

Hello. My name is Mr. Jimmie. I am married and we have two children. I graduated from Oral Roberts University with a B.A. in Music and a Masters degree. I completed a Non-Degree Music Teacher certification program at Georgia State University. I play drums at church, for musicals (theater), gig with

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Caleb M.
Jimmie is a great instructor. Perfect for kids. He’s patient and my son looks forward to coming to his lessons!
Tory H.
My son is extremely pleased with his drum lessons he is receiving from Instructor Jimmy Howell Jr..
Desiree
Jimmie arrived on-time and ready to start. He dove right into getting to know my son and started teaching him on bells and learning rhythm since that`s what my son will be expected to know for his first year of band in the fall.
He was very good at connecting with my son and easily had him enjoying the lesson.
You can tell Jimmie has a passion for teaching children and his face lit up talking about it. He heaped praise on my sons accomplishments and my son said he truly enjoyed the lesson and can`t wait for next week.
I`d highly recommend him to teach your child. I don`t think you`d find someone else with the same passion for children. So glad I made the decision to hire Jimmie and look forward to many years of him being involved in developing my son into a awesome musician.
Thank you Jimmie!

Rahul S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Yamaha Grand Prizer Winner from Yamaha Music
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Rahul S.

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Music & Drums is my Life since 1995, Teaching is my passion.. did over 200 gigs,

(The Suzuki method is an internationally known music curriculum and teaching philosophy. The method aims to create an environment for learning music which parallels the linguistic environment.)

I believe in creating an environment for my students that makes them passionate , comfortable & inspires them to learn. Creating an interesting schedule that leads them to ask for more. Understanding my students behavior & adjusting my teaching style accordingly helps me deliver a successful student. Learn with fun..

About Rahul

Music & Drums is my Life since 1995, Teaching is my passion.. did over 200 gigs. I'm a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my love of music. Performing almost half the world has been one of the greater experiences of my life as a musician, and I've had th

Zen R.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • A.A in Music Performance from Cuesta College
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Zen R.

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I focus on drum grooves such as Jazz, Funk, Hip-Hop, Latin, Swing, Rock, and RnB. I have experience from multiple drum teachers, and have attended Cuesta College (A.A. in Music Performance) and CSUSB (B.A. in Music). If you're a beginner or are looking to improve on some new ideas and techniques, I'd be glad to teach you.

Primary focus: Drums

About Zen

Want to produce, mix, master and perform with Ableton Live? Want to play the drums? Want to be able to DJ? Set up a lesson time to learn and collaborate right away! Bio: Starting with percussion and drum set in the styles of Classical and Jazz at Cuesta College for his A.A. in Music Perform

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Keith
Zen was amazing. He gave lessons to my 8 year old and was extremely patient, generous with his time, and on top of things during the lesson.

Would highly recommend.
Marianna
Zen is a true professional! He’s the kind of teacher I’ve been hunting for. He’s so knowledgeable and patient and he makes every lesson fun! He has a great personality and I feel he would be a great teacher no matter what your age,
Nicole
Awesome!!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Staten Island, NY

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Staten Island is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
30 min
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45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

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"Keith is a drummers, drummer. Aside from being an exceptional drum instructor, he has LOADS of touring experience, professionally recorded, numerous workings with "Big Names" in the music industry, and not to mention the grammy's are quite impressive :-)
Keith not only taught me how to read drum music, but he encouraged me relentlessly when it sometimes became challenging, as things worth while often are.
He explained the ever important role of 'time management' in music and how it not only affects music, but also that it affects every aspect of our lives.
Keith has been a mentor and also a friend. As a person with my own successes in the industry, I have found a profound inspiration from Keith. I cherish our 30 min together and wouldn't trade them for anything. I highly recommend Keith as a drum teacher for ALL ages."
Tina Rhodes
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
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"Trevor is an incredibly motivating teacher. He allows students to reach instant success right from the beginning through various instructional strategies. He allows for student choice on repertoire which informs his instruction. Trevor is highly educated and knowledgeable about his subject area and it shows. He is wonderful all around and would recommend anyone to study with Trevor!"
Stephanie
Took Drum lessons from Trevor S.
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"Mike was very patient with me, as I am not very coordinated, which helps I'm learning when playing the drums. He not only was able to demonstrate what he wanted me to do, he could explain, even to a novice like myself, WHY I needed to do things a certain way. Great experience and I'm learning a lot!"
Rich
Took Drum lessons from Mike K.
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"Working with Michael was so awesome. He really took time with Teagan making sure she was understanding everything he was going over. He was so easy to get along with and had very similar music interests. We look forward to more lessons with him."
Teagan
Took Drum lessons from Michael T.
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"It was a very positive experience. My son is learning so much and have fun in the process."
Sean
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Solid Groove

I started taking lessons from Keith after a long hiatus from playing the drums. At first my goal was to dust off the cobwebs and get back into playing as a hobby, but after a few months of studying with Keith, he inspired me to work towards gigging with a band. During my first few lessons, Keith evaluated my skill level and together we developed a program that built upon my current knowledge and then challenged me with new ideas and concepts. His positive feedback and enthusiasm eventually gave me the confidence to begin auditioning with bands and start earning money at paying gigs. Keith also provided valuable information from his extensive professional experience that helped me prepare for unplanned mishaps that can occur when gigging, such as knowing what to pack in an emergency tool kit and how to handle equipment failure without losing your cool. However, I have to say that the most important lesson I learned was how to lay down a solid groove and above all have fun."
Dave
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
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"I started studying with Dave at the young age of 15. Under his care, he instilled in me a passion for music and the drums that I don’t think I would’ve gotten anywhere else. Because of him, I entered into Berklee College of Music as a competent MUSICIAN, never mind drummer. If you’re serious about learning how to play drums, you want an instructor whose passion is infectious, who will inspire you to want to get better after every lesson. I can’t recommend anyone higher than I recommend Dave."
Geoff M.
Took Drum lessons from David R.
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"Mike is a true musician who loves his craft and loves teaching it. My daughter is having FUN learning drums!"
Jessica
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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"hr is the best.........!!!!!!👍🏻"
Parnika
Took Drum lessons from Jeremiah L.
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"Very enthusiastic, easy to connect with. Very skilled in all types of music including my choice, Contemporary Christian."
Greg
Took Drum lessons from Glenn M.
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