Drum Lessons in Suffern. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable drum lessons. In person or online.

“TakeLessons is the place to learn drums one-on-one from knowledgeable, helpful instructors… like me”
Drummer for Collective Soul, Educator, Inventor

Popular Drum Teachers in Suffern, NY

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jason N.

4 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Winter Jazzfest 2019: 10 Best Things We Saw from Rolling Stone
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jason N.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Private Drum Teacher

From beginner to advanced I can help take your playing to the next level or guide you in your first steps to developing skills on the drums!

About Jason

Love to play drums? I am available to teach private or group lessons. My goal as a drum teacher is to help you find your own style and sound as a drummer. For the past 20 years, I have been dedicated to music as a drummer, producer, composer and as a teacher. I am fascinated by the multiple facets

Recent Reviews
Yagiz
It has been such a great experience working such a great teacher, helped me improve a lot!
Samuel
I’ve been studying with Jason for the last eight months on both drums and electronics and have found him incredibly patient, funny, and talented. He’s been very helpful in aiding me achieving my goals!
Ben
I asked Jason to teach me drums after seeing him play at a show. I was really impressed by his technical skills and creativity. He has been an incredible teacher until now and I couldn’t recommend him more!
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Marc W.

9 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Marc W.

9 Reviews
Book Now
Private Drum Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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!

Rob E.

Bergenfield, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Fusion Workshop from Drummer's Collective
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Louie Bellson/Slingerland National Drum Contest from Slingerland
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Rob E.

Book Now
Private Drum Teacher

All styles/levels. Lessons are designed to meet YOUR needs.

About Rob

Teaching Experience - USA Music School: 10/11 - 4/12, Sylvan Academy of Music: 1/05 - 12/10 & 1/13, Musika: 10/03 - 5/06, Woodside Music Studio: 9/97 - present, RE Drum Instruction: 4/79 - present. Private Drum Lessons: Joe Morello, 2/82 - 5/83, Sonny Igoe: 7/77 - 9/80. Drummer's Collective F

Meet Online Drum Teachers Serving Suffern, NY

Ben E.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • History from American University
  • Teaching since 2000
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Ben E.

6 Reviews
Book Now
Online Drum Teacher

My approach to teaching drums will have you playing within the first few weeks of lessons. I teach with the focus on getting students ready to play in any sort of ensemble. Jazz, rock, pop, funk and free styles will all be discussed.

About Ben

Benjamin is a percussionist and mandolin player from North Carolina. Coming out of a folk music tradition he has expanded his interest into the world of electronic music, free improvisation and world music. He most recently visited Dublin to work with composer Cal Folger Day on a historical Operett

Recent Reviews
Alex R.
Fantastic instructor. Ben started at the basic foundational instruction (including how best to hold the pick) and together we built a custom practice outline that has helped me to achieve my goals.
esther T.
Awesome first lesson! Looking forward to many more.
John Cardoza
Patient, highly knowledgeable. Works quickly and efficiently; making the most of our hour together. Looking forward to the next lesson!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Darrell V.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1992
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Darrell V.

26 Reviews
Book Now
Online Drum Teacher

Snare drum and drum kit.

About Darrell

Why these lessons are different: - Formally trained conductor/composer/producer - Individual or group session options including full band production - A long roster of satisfied clients - Broad base of musical styles (rock, classical, jazz, blues, metal, bluegrass, folk, theater, big band,

Recent Reviews
Aviv C.
Good instructor
Frank S.
Darrell helped me a lot to get a handle on my Ableton rig. I needed to set up midi tracks, locate presets to create cool sounds from plugins. Then I needed to export the audio of a couple of those tracks to import into a separate Pro Tools project. Lot of progress, thanks Darrell! -- Frank S
Natalie Watson
Absolutely loved the lesson and loved Darrell. He made me feel very comfortable and made the lesson fun. I learned a lot and really am looking forward to the next ones. Very excited to be embarking on this new venture in my life.

Rene T.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Rene T.

42 Reviews
Book Now
Online Drum Teacher

percussion and tempo recognition. techniques and style variation

About Rene

Knowing at the age of 5 that music was my life, by being brought up surrounded by praise music and gospel, my early exposure to music helped me to find every Instrument and style just my thing! I wanted to play everything and learn all aspects of music. I started with singing in the children's choi

Recent Reviews
Bryanna M.
Jourdan
A great mentor.
Poorva P.
Best Piano Teacher I have ever had in my life!

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing drum teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream drum teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Suffern, NY

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Suffern 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.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$67 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect drum teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each drum lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Drum Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_104150_pi_Alexa%20image
"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.
373694_8smb3kxn82wf64m4njqq
"A fabulous introduction to music for our 9 year old! Thank you Henri for making the lesson such a positive and inspiring experience, we could t be happier. See you next week!"
Clayton
Took Drum lessons from Henri B.
Profile_241002_pi_7fb9a4e1ad8b6aa46fcea548c62a81cc7e0f8f28
"Michael is extremely knowledgeable about drumming. He relates to a 13 yr old advanced drummer teaching and having fun at the same time. Excited to work w Michael again"
Shane
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
Profile_192605_pi_dyauk
"A very fun session for my 9 year old learning basic drumming. He's over the moon excited! We are pleased to have found such an experienced and knowledgeable instructor."
Grayson
Took Drum lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
Profile_224283_pi_JM%20Calypso%20color
"Thank you John, when I started last year I wasn't sure I could ever do this, but I am and so stoked -5 star teacher no doubt!"
Sam
Took Drum lessons from John M.
Profile_80731_pi_205
"Dor is an excellent drum instructor - knowledgable and passionate about music, and patient too."
Dane
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
Profile_123262_pi_70E42674-C1EC-403B-BFCE-77EF41811EFA
"After his first session, my son (10 years old) said Eli was, "really nice." They reviewed a lot, Eli asked a lot of questions about previous experiences and and listened to him play. Sounds like it was a packed session but not overwhelming."
Fischer
Took Drum lessons from Eli K.
Profile_96440_pi_TakeLessonsPic%20copy
"Excellent instruction"
Noah
Took Drum lessons from Jeffery B.
Profile_226420_pi_IMG_3297
"Great first lesson experience! We are excited to have such an excellent teacher and can’t wait to learn more!!"
Eli & Caroline
Took Drum lessons from Dennis O.
Profile_130468_pi_Brent%20photo
"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.
View More
View Less

Popular Drum Articles from our Blog

Make Practice Fun: Easy Drum Songs For Kids

Kids are much more likely to practice drums when they're having fun, and that starts with song selection. Here, San Diego, CA drum teacher Maegan W. shares some easy drum songs that are kid tested and parent approved... If you want to keep your child interested in playing drums and motivated to practice, you have to make sure they're having fun. So many music teachers are stuck in the past when it comes to choosing practice songs, but that's boring for kids. Here are some easy drum so …

By Suzy S.