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Peter Q B.

11 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Awarded Full Tuition Scholarship from Fondazione Siena Jazz
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Christian R.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 5 and up
  • Music, Audio Engineering, Culinary Arts, and Photography from TCC, OSU, NYIP
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Christian R.

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I started studying the Drums when I was a teenager. I wanted to learn in order to improve my rhythm and timing on the guitar but I fell in love with the drums and continued private lessons and studied on my own so that I could create and record my own material. I started teaching in 2009 and have worked with over 100 students. Some of my favorite drummers are Chad Smith from RHCP's, Dave Grohl from Nirvana and Foo Fighters, Jimmy Chamberlin from Smashing Pumpkins, Roger Taylor from Queen, and many many more.
There is not just one book that will give you everything you need so I teach from a number of books by different companies like Alfred, KJOS, Hal Leonard, Railroad media, song books, to individual pieces from music notes. I also create, print, and email custom lessons created on a program in my Mac.
I use Pearl drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Roland electronic set, Sabian pad, LP cow bell and bongos, Vick Firth sticks, Tama Iron cobra double bass pedal, Evens and Remo heads.
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About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from tak

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Braylon C.
A great instructor. Very patient with my son who has never touched a piano before. Very knowledgeable about all types of music and different instruments. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for lessons.
Emmett S.
My son Emmett is always excited to spend time with Christian! Each lesson is well organized and they cover a lot of material focusing both on skills and fun items. Technology part of things can be challenging but Christian each weeks puts the time in to make the experience better for all of us. We are having a wonderful time and learning a lot.
Ozzy S.
My son really enjoyed his time with Christian. He was really blown away by his knowledge. Thanks christian

Daniel D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks German, English
  • Bachelor Percussion Performance from Temple University
  • Awarded 2nd Prize Winner from TROMP Percussion Competition Eindhoven
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Daniel D.

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Moeller, Groove, Creativity in problems solving, the essentials ;)

I enjoy trying to make a connection on your level. We all come from different backgrounds but teaching and learning music is just like learning a language.

Interested in creating a natural feel and sound on whatever instrument you play? Improving your technique? 4 mallet marimba? Drumset?

For the better part of my adult life I have been performing and teaching classical contemporary music. Although I am well versed in the traditional repertoire of classical percussion (orchestral and contemporary chamber music/solo), my heart is first and foremost a performer. If you are looking to become creative musician who enjoys a challenge and likes to find creative solutions to skill-building, let me know! I'm sure I can help and would love to work with you!

-Dan

About Daniel

Hello! My name is Dan and I'm a professional and international freelance performer and teacher with a focus in percussion/drumset in an incredibly wide range of genres. Just to give you an idea of my work, in 2016 I was a second prize winner in one of the biggest solo percussion competitions in th

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Aimée
Dan is incredibly knowledgeable and a great communicator. I really felt like he was able to expand my understanding of percussion in a really exciting way! He is a very talented musician and I feel very lucky that I had him as my teacher.

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Dale V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded UIL Solo and Ensemble - snare solo (freshmen year) from dalevincentmusic@gmail.com
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associate of Arts in Music Performance (Drums) from Musicians institute
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Dale V.

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Musicians Institute Alum! From growing up drumming behind an amazing band onstage at church, marching around the field on drum line all 4 years of High school, marching drum corps after high school, to playing gigs from coast to coast, learning from LEGENDS at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA, to current day music production and performances....I’m your guy, and have a serious passion for music, and more specifically drums !

About Dale

Drummer of 24 years, started in church worship band at age 7. Drum line all 4 years of high school, drum line captain senior year, marched one year of Drum Corps after high school (DCI). Played in a pop punk band from 2002-2007 here on San Antonio touring from Texas to Florida and back, also from

Zaid D.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Zaid D.

9 Reviews
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As a Beginners course, this is suitable for complete beginners who have never played drums before. Its also helpful for self-taught drummers who want to go through all the basics and fill in any gaps in their playing and improve their technique.

Course Objectives:
Develop a full range of beats, rhythms, fills and breaks
Execute Single strokes, double strokes and paradiddles
Establish Good posture, grip, sticking and hi hat technique
Learn to play with a click and develop a better sense of timing
Understand & execute Techniques for playing songs in a contemporary style
Percussion skills
How to choose and tune a drum kit

They will learn within the first 6 months how to:
Play Their first ever rhythm and break
How to play single and double strokes and paradiddles
How to understand drum notation
Correct posture, grip and sticking technique
Warm up exercises
A great range of 8th and 16th note rhythms
Learn the drum part to a slow song of their choice.
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About Zaid

Zaid is available for in-home, at school location , and online lessons worldwide in both English and Español!. Zaid has been playing piano for over 15 years and teaching music since 2010. Zaid teaches all experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced. Although trained in standard

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Jace O.
Absolutely amazing!! My son loved it.
Kaylee S.
Great teacher and very patient, he cared about what he was doing, Thanks Zaid!
Jeff
Zaid is knowledgeable and dedicated instructor. He has taught my daughter for at least two years who had no experience and I feel that she has progressed faster than I think she would have at any typical music place.
The organization, and structure of the lessons are well planned and easy to follow.

Andy M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded U.S. Fulbright Research Grant from U.S. Department of Education
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Andy M.

3 Reviews
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Experienced and engaging teacher with over 10 years teaching drum and percussion students of all ages and experience levels. Each lesson is designed to fit the goals of each student while building foundational technical and musical skills to serve any genre or style. Instrumental areas and specialties include: drum set, hand percussion, djembe, congas, mallet percussion, and orchestral percussion. Not only will you learn instrumental technique, you will be learning various styles and playing to your favorite songs in no time.

About Andy

I am a professional drummer, percussionist, and educator based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and have taught hundreds of students through teaching positions I have held at Indiana University, Lawrence Univerisity Conservatory of Music, and the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. I am currently the Music

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Kay
I've attended a number of masterclasses and group lessons with Andy in the past, and every learning experience has been enriching and engaging! He delves into the topic at hand with an all around approach, discussing history, pedagogical style, musical understanding, and of course, deliberate execution. When I'm working on my own, I often think back to many of the concepts he taught me, especially in regards to technique and mindfulness. As a music student, I'm grateful to be able to learn from him and am looking forward to arranging one-on-one lessons in the future!
Alex
Andy is a thoughtful, encouraging, and insightful instructor who is well versed in his studies of classical, world, orchestral, and chamber music amongst others. In his time filling in at Lawrence University while my primary instructor was on sabbatical, he gave me tips on how to internalize the "feel" of my repertoire, make my playing more efficient, increase my dynamic control on both mallet and battery instruments, and introduced me to the Afro-Colombian style of drumming. Andy's ability to cater to each student's individual needs and lesson curriculum is extremely impressive and inspiring.
Jonathan
As a percussionist studying in college, Andy is anything a student could ever ask for in terms of percussion expertise. Around UW Milwaukee, he gives excellent master classes and is able to lead full class sessions that delve into a LARGE array of topics. This may already be a selling point, but one on one lessons with Andy are outstanding. Mastery of many styles and instruments make it easy for Andy to give lessons on almost anything, including drumset, classical percussion, congas, etc. Great instructor!!

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"Very patient with my son!"
Tom
Took Drum lessons from Mattia C.
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"My 10 year old son started taking lessons with Craig about a year ago. The one thing we like the most is that he encourages and challenges our son to his maximum potential. Craig has been very flexible and during the most challenging time he stick with us. Since the shut down we have been doing virtual classes. I would definitely recommended Craig for anyone that would like learn how to play drums- his being very patient with our beginner drummer."
Alnilda
Took Drum lessons from Craig H.
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"had a great time, looking forward to more lessons!"
Nigel
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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"John was patient, very helpful, and met my son where he was in his journey. Already after the firs lesson, he was well improved and excited for the next lesson."
Maxton
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"Love the way David breaks down skill development. I feel like I'm making great progress and I enjoy the lessons provided."
Tim
Took Drum lessons from David B.
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"Wow! For someone who was completely new to drums and understanding rhythm , Ross was absolutely perfect for what I needed. His attention to detail shows just how knowledgable he is of his craft, and makes hard matters easy to understand! (even a 6 year old could understand him)

His professionalism strives even through online classes, because he's so keen on making sure you understand the context.

Would HIGHLY recommend!"
Sandra
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"My son enjoys his lessons with Joe very much. He’s an encouraging teacher."
Riley
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"Alexa is a great teacher, an awesome drummer, and totally sweet always on time and serious about the arts. If you are serious about drumming consider her!"
Bettina
Took Drum lessons from Alexa B.
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"Garrett was patient, kind, and professional when he meet with my son virtually. I was a little worried about how the meet was going to go because it was virtual; however, he did an excellent job rearranging the camera whenever he needed to provide the appropriate angles for my son to learn."
Dillard
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Great teacher, makes learning a lot of fun and his passion for music is awesome!"
Richard
Took Drum lessons from Mike S.
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