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David R.

7 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Masters of Music from Juilliard
  • Teaching since 1992
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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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Jay R.

New York, NY
Starting at $100
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 21 and up
  • Teaching since 1985
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Jay R.

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For the past 40 years, I have had extensive experience touring and teaching around the world in Asia, Europe and the US. I have recorded 200+ CD's in Rock and Jazz. I am able to bring my vast experience to students enabling them to reach their potential and become the BEST players they can be!

About Jay

Hello-------My name is Jay and I'm a world class drummer/educator in NYC. For the past 35+ years, I have toured as well as taught in Europe, Asia and the US extensively. I have recorded on more than 200+ CD's both as a sideman and leader. As a student, you will have the opportunity to draw on and b

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Riccardo B.

2 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Riccardo B.

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Experienced professional drummer available for private lessons.
Available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn. I specialize in independence, reading, time playing, technique, all styles. I use many of the most popular drum methods from the tradition of drumming.

About Riccardo

Riccardo has been teaching private lessons since 2006 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his studio, and online. Riccardo has helped students of every age, level and musical inclination. Riccardo received his first training at 'Accademia del Suono' (Milan, Italy) in 201

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Khalid I.
Excellent teacher
Giorgia B.
Riccardo is a very knowledgeable teacher and also able to make the lesson fun.

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Farrokh S.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Hindi
  • Awarded Achievement Scholarship Award from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
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Farrokh S.

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Over 10 years playing drums and percussion
5 years of teaching experience

About Farrokh

I have been playing guitar, piano, bass, ukulele and drums for 11 years now (teaching for 8 years). As a teenager I started playing all kinds of music and quickly became obsessed. At the age of 21 (2013) I went to Berklee College of Music where I studied guitar, composition and music production fo

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Jose
Robert F.
He's a good guy.
I'm not young, and I'm hard to teach music theory to, but he was patient, and is helping me figure a way into learning important stuff that I find kinda dry and not fun to practice. (I'm a good player, but music theory is very challenging to me.)
Delilah F.
My daughter enjoyed the first lesson very much! Looking forward to more!

Chaetan N.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chaetan N.

4 Reviews
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(Drum lessons available from in-home only). Drums were my first love, and I always get a special kind of feeling when I play them. I look forward to sharing this feeling with my students, because it really is a lot of fun. Since I've played my whole life, I've spanned a lot of genres. I can teach you subtle finesse, relentless fury, and when to use what.

About Chaetan

Having played music for as long as I can remember (my father is an accomplished Jazz and Soul drummer), music has always been a key ingredient in my life. From playing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme on the drum set as a toddler, I have gone on to learn electric/classical/lap steel guitar, e

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Amber F.
Excellent. Keeps the student inspired!
MeganR
Great Beginner Guitar Lessons

I look forward to my weekly guitar lessons with Chaetan because he is a very knowledgeable, relaxed, and patient teacher. He tailors my lessons to meet my personal goals (learning those pinnacle acoustic songs). But as an exceptional instructor, he also guides me to meet goals he has for me as a student, such as learning to build chords on my own. The quality of his instruction has already increased my progress on the instrument. Overall, his talent and interest in music motivate me to practice so I am fortunate to have found Chaetan as my guitar teacher.
PamS1
Excellent and Unique Teacher

Chaetan is a very friendly instructor who tailors his lessons to meet both the experience level and type of music a student is interested in. Chaetan has a lot of energy and makes the lessons fun. He appears to know every aspect of what he is teaching as well as plays other instruments. My daughter and I are both very happy with Chaetan.

Deon J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music Education from Grambling State University
  • Teaches students 7 to 18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Deon J.

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Students will learn the basics of becoming a premier instrumentalist. I will teach them everything they need to know about their instrument and prepare them for recital.

About Deon

I am a professional saxophonist with a degree in Music Education and Criminal Justice. I attended Grambling State University and Lane College I have performed with various ensembles: The World Famed Tiger Marching Band, University of Memphis Symphonic Ensemble. In the past, I have worked for the Da

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Valley Cottage, NY

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Valley Cottage is $65. 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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Casey is an awesome teacher! Our 10 year old daughter looks forward to her drum class, having fun while learning.. Somehow He manages to handle the craziness of teaching a young child online keeping the students attention with ease. We are really glad we found him."
Shelley
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Aaron is a great instructor! I've been taking drum lessons with Aaron for over 2 years. He brings enthusiasm and positive energy into each lesson. He is very talented, and his passion for drumming is evident in the way he teaches. Lessons are always fun. Aaron is patient and encouraging. I have a very random work schedule, and Aaron is always willing to accommodate me when scheduling a lesson."
Michelle
Took Drum lessons from Aaron B.
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"Tom is a great instructor! Cam is learning so much and making great progress on the drums!"
Cameron
Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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"Mr Gabriel is very patient and understanding. He is willing to work with your schedule and my son absolutely loves his lessons"
Abdiel
Took Drum lessons from Gabriel H.
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"Very patient and works well with a beginner, would highly recommend!"
Dori
Took Drum lessons from Mattia C.
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"My son really enjoys his lessons and likes how Joan helps him focus on technique."
Cora
Took Drum lessons from Joan Q.
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"We had our first lesson this week and it was great!"
Michelle
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Really good and patient with my 6yr old even gives him homework to practice until his next lesson"
Ashley
Took Drum lessons from Adam S.
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"Mr Murray is a very good teacher. He gives good tips and he helps me to improove my skills. He knows how to play and is by the way a really funny and happy guy. I like to play the drums with him and after each lesson I think i have improoved."
Jakob Geisthardt
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"John has been awesome. My 8 year old son is very excited with his drum classes. John sets a very inviting tone and great environment to learn. Would highly recommend."
Santiago
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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