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Peter Q B.

11 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Peter Q B.

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Full Drum Set in the Studio! Everyone should learn to play the drums, it keeps you healthy!

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down t

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John G.
Peter is a great teacher. He finds what your level is and goes from there. Peter finds what kind of style of learning best fits you.
For me, when Peter is playing the drums or Piano after he has given me the structures/scales makes it very easy to learn. Very patient and encouraging. Ask yourself- Why aren’t YOU taking lessons with Peter?
Rami
Great teacher
Debbie P.
Perfect. He matched his lesson beautifully with the music I like and how I am likely to learn quickly. Could not ask for better.
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Andrew M.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Zildjian Scholarship from Indiana University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew M.

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Andrew has studied drums for nearly his entire life with some of the best musicians in the country. He offers lessons in everything from marching snare drum to orchestral music to drum set.

About Andrew

Andrew is a dynamic educator with years of experience teaching students of all ages. He graduated from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, where he studied classical percussion, jazz, and Afro-Cuban music. A native to southern California, Andrew obtained his bachelors degree from th

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Sean C.
To the extent of what I learned in my experience, Andrew is a great percussion teacher for students looking to join a band or marching band. He obviously had a great amount of knowledge and experience with the instrument itself but also the teaching of it. By the end of the first lesson we had already moved to patterns with 8 strikes on each hand and was presented with an arsenal of other exercises for afterwards to find a rate of improvement when given time. He is a very patient teacher and is sensitive to mistakes and which ones to focus on. I could safely recommend him to any of my friends who are also into percussion, and can speak from experience that any nervousness of getting a new teacher quickly dissolves after the first lesson. Great teacher.
Tasos
Excellent teacher!
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he is a good teacher

Nithin K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nithin K.

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I'm excited, passionate, and eager to teach drums. I think a review on my Google business are a good place to start:
"Nithin is a phenom drum instructor. He’s super professional, organized and encouraging - three traits that are extremely important to me. Professional - timely, super knowledgable about the drums, and focused. Organized - had a series planned for each lesson and filmed them during the class so I could return to them later. Encouraging - understood the difficulty of learning new techniques and encouraged me to try to push through the discomfort, which often lasted for less time than I expected."

About Nithin

Hello! My name is Nithin and I have been a drum teacher for over 20 years! I have spent the past 7 years touring the world as both the drummer and bass player for critically-acclaimed, and current Late Night with Seth Meyers guitarist, Marnie Stern. My curriculum is specially designed to make drum

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Henri B.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Portuguese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Religious Studies from Arizona State University
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Henri B.

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Students who study with me can expect for their lessons to be top-quality, personalized, and above all, extremely fun sessions that will cater to the students musical backgrounds, interests, and needs. I create extremely organized and specifically focused lessons so that students feel comfortable, not pressured, while learning their craft. The lessons I teach are a combination of developmental sight reading music, learning student chosen songs (depending on ability), inspiring and encouraging creative abilities, warm-up and strengthening exercises, proper techniques, listening for internal hearing, composition dynamics, and rudiments.

After 3 months of lessons together, students will have started learning several key elements to becoming an outstanding drummer. They will have learned proper form and technique, warm-up/skill-building exercises, to read basic notation, and basic rhythms/rudiments. Students will be able to play at least one song. With proper, steady practice, most ...

About Henri

Henri is an experienced, focused teacher and musician who really enjoys seeing students achieve their goals and desires musically. Henri has studied privately with former Berklee Graduate Al Pahanish Jr (Powerman 5000), and former Capitol Records recording artist Morrison Moon. He is a goal-oriente

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Ryan S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Jazz Studies from USC
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Ryan S.

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Experienced drum teacher of 8 years, specializing in all levels and styles of Drumming. All ages 13+ years old welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. You'll be playing songs in whatever style you prefer in no time. Jazz? Pop? Rock? You'll learn it! In addition to learning songs, you'll be getting a strong foundation in chart reading, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

About Ryan

Ryan is a drummer who performs and/or records with Michael Bublé, Seth MacFarlane, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Holman, Gilbert Castellanos, Richard Shelton, Graham Dechter, Melissa Morgan and many more. Performing throughout Southern California, Ryan has performed at most of the best Jazz clubs in the area

Stevie H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associates in Applied Sciences from Scottsdale Community College
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Stevie H.

5 Reviews
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Drum set technique, reading rhythms and drum set charts, playing with a metronome, creating grooves, creating fills, playing all styles, playing in odd time signatures, soloing, playing in a band, and more!

About Stevie

I began as a musician in my high school drum line, where I discovered my true passion for percussion and music performance. Since graduating, I have toured the country with drum and bugle corps, performed Japanese taiko drums with Alice Cooper, traveled to South Korea to perform in a drum festival,

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Ranjan C.
Stevie is great with little kids.... shows patience, consideration and makes lessons exciting for them.... my 6 y.o. loves learning acoustic guitar with him.
Aaron S.
Learning a lot about the guitar

I started out with no experience playing guitar. Within a few weeks Stevie has taught much of the fundamentals. I am now feeling confident as I play my instrument.

He's always on time and has excellent communication skills.

I would definitely recommend Stevie to anyone interested in learning about music.
Ritesh M.
Its great!

I have had 5 lessons with Stevie so far. My experience is excellent. Stevie makes it fun to learn and also he has great patience while working with beginners like me. A nice and friendly environment for better learning.

He understands patterns and recommends easy way to learn. He is very encouraging. I would definitely recommend Stevie.

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"Evan is an experienced musician who translates his expertise really well to aspiring drummers. He's super calm and patient which makes lessons fun. He supports students at whatever level they're at vs. excessively pushing. Highly recommend!"
Gary
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Professional, kind and patient. Luke enjoyed the lesson. Thank you!"
Luke
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"Awesome teacher. My 10 yr son enjoys his classes with Athan. Thorough and very good with handling kids."
Sanjay
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Brian is one of the most gifted drummers I've ever met. His teaching style is extremely relaxed. Every time I meet with him, he puts me at ease. Brian makes learning an instrument fun. His approach is direct and straight to the point. He's also very perceptive and focuses specifically on what he feels I am having trouble with the most. I have been taking lessons from Brian for over a year now, and I cannot believe how much I have grown as a musician. I am even playing in front of my friends now. My confidence is high and owe it all to Brian!"
Madeleine
Took Drum lessons from Brian R.
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"He loved his first lesson and hasn't stopped with the sticks since. He can't wait for the next lesson."
Noah
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"We've only had a few lessons with Jesse but my son really likes his teaching style and is always looking forward to his next lesson."
Lynn
Took Drum lessons from Jesse M.
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"Very enthusiastic! Only 3 lessons in and can’t wait for the forth!"
Natalie
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Seth is NOT your run of the mill drummer or teacher. Re-read that a few times as I cannot stress this enough. He is not going to take some cookie-cutter approach and teach you the latest beat you heard on the radio. Seth has pushed his own abilities to the elite upper echelons of drumming and has verifiable world records and performances to back that up. Seth is a meticulous individual and that translates into his approach to music and how he teaches that to his students. I have known Seth for years, studied his material (and continue to do so), and know plenty of professionals in the music industry. Seth is in a league of his own and will help you reach your own apex if you are willing to make the commitment to what he says. Get on the waitlist if that even exists, trust me."
Ryan
Took Drum lessons from Seth D.
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"I had a lovely first lesson with Alexa! She was patient, encouraging, and fun. By the end of the lesson, I learned something new, knew what I needed to practice, and was excited to go back for another lesson."
Erin
Took Drum lessons from Alexa B.
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"My 8 yr old son is fired up before and after every lesson!"
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Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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