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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.

Kevin F.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
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Kevin F.

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I am very comfortable with all major areas of Percussion: Drumset, Concert Percussion, Marching Percussion, Latin Percussion, Steel Pan, Percussion Ensemble. I work to find effective ways to have people discover their hidden talents and show them how to build skills to play at whatever level they want.

About Kevin

I have a Percussion Performance Degree from Arizona State University, have authored over 6 books on how to play better including: ART Approach to Keyboard Percussion Sightreading, ART Approach to Rhythm!, Turn It Up & Lay It Down, The Book (with Joe Bergamini and Spence Strand) I have over 26 years

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Charlie
My son loves his lessons!
Karen C.
He’s thorough, precise, informative, and enjoyable. Shares great tips, made sure I was understanding what he was teaching before moving forward. He was Interested in my goals, experience, and the music I wanted to learn to play. I look forward to learning more from him.
Madhu A.

Gerald M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Best Blues, Pop, Rock Drummer from Down Beat Magazine
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1991
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Gerald M.

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Your time and money is too precious to waste on a mediocre teacher. My students get results from the very first lesson. For over 20 years I've helped students of all ages go far beyond their goals; whether it's learning a favorite song, getting in a band, winning music scholarships, or learning music for school ensembles. My lessons are tailored to your interests and taught at your pace.

About Gerald

Not all teachers are the same. I've had great success as a student and a teacher; making me the best choice to help aspiring drummers reach their goals.

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Chris
HIRE GERALD NOW! I've had online lessons with several teachers before Gerald. He is absolutely the best! Even over the internet he can immediately zero in on what you're doing right, wrong, then show you the quickest and easiest way to get better. The sound quality of his studio is better than any other drum teacher. Instead of using the horrible mic that's built into a laptop or iPad that distorts and sounds terrible, Gerald using a dozen professional mics to give you superior sound during every lesson. He simply gives the best experience.

Meet Online Drum Teachers Serving Dayton, PA

Michael S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors Degree from University of Maryland
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael S.

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Online Drum Teacher

Lessons include learning the rhythmic alphabet, learning the most popular styles, technique consideration, song play-alongs, and most of all fun.

About Michael

Hello! My name is Michael and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 1999 and have loved helping my students have fun, gain confidence, and grow as musicians. I earned my Bachelors Degree in Orchestral Percussion and my Masters Degree in Jazz Studies (Drum Set Performanc

Ben E.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • History from American University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ben E.

6 Reviews
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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

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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!

Dani D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dani D.

3 Reviews
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Online Drum Teacher

Hey drummers!

Learn to groove to the music you love!

My name is Dani Danor. I am a professional drummer and teacher. Drums and music have always been my biggest passion.

My number one goal in teaching is to get my students as excited as I am about this incredible instrument. And why shouldn't they? This is one of the few (if not the only) instruments that use all four limbs simultaneously. How crazy is that? Imagine how many rhythms, sounds and melodies can be created? Endless!

Drums are the heart of the music all around the world! Whether it's rock 'n roll, funk, jazz, hip-hop, salsa, samba, or electronic music, the drums are what make everything feel so good!

If you too would like to begin (or continue) exploring this amazing world of rhythm and sound, you are welcome to contact me to schedule a lesson. I teach at my studio in Crown Heights as well as at the students' homes.

All ages and levels are welcome! Feel free to contact me for more information.

All the best,

Dani

About Dani

*** Travel Equipment *** I can provide a snare drum and pad for the first few lessons but will require my students to purchase a beginner drum kit once needed ( usually within a month or so). *** Specialties *** I work according to each students level, goals and time constraints. In my les

Recent Reviews
Bill
Dani is truly an amazing teacher and I'm so fortunate to have found him. He is a highly skilled musician and phenomenal drummer who knows how to explain and teach at my level. I've improved so much in a short amount of time by practicing what Dani gives me to work on and I've been having a blast, too. Not only is Dani a great teacher and drummer but he's also kind, patient and fun to learn from. Best drum teacher I could have wished for!!!
Cheryl
I've been taking drum lessons with Dani since January (6 months) and have been really enjoying our lessons. Dani's a great teacher with a positive attitude and that made all the difference. I'd leave the lessons feeling excited and inspired to practice the new beats he taught me. Super glad we're able to continue our lessons online during this period. I can't recommend him enough!
Toby
Dani has been by far the best drum teacher I've had! His enthusiasm really makes me wanna practice and get better. He genuinely cares about my growth and after taking lessons for about a year now, I feel much more confident to play with other musicians.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Dayton, PA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Dayton is $66. 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
$40 average
45 min
$53 average
60 min
$66 average

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"As always, Josh was patient and attentive during the entire lesson. The lessons are progressing well and my son is clearly enjoying it more and more. Thanks!"
Casey
Took Drum lessons from Josh W.
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"I started lessons with Bobby about 2 years ago as a total beginner with an awful case of performance anxiety. I'd never picked up a drum stick in my life, but decided on a whim that I wanted to play along with my favorite rock songs. The first song I wanted to learn was by Motley Crue, and without any hesitation whatsoever, Bobby walked me (the complete novice, mind you) through Tommy Lee's crazy-tough grooves and fills. Thanks to Bobby's patience and guidance, I can now play that song and many of my other favorites.

Bobby has been an incredible teacher; he is consistently patient, kind, and fun. He has a great way of creating engaging lessons that include a mix of learning to play specific songs and also working on drills that make playing those songs a little easier. If you're looking for a talented, supportive, and down to earth drum teacher, Bobby's your guy! I highly recommend him!"
Sarah
Took Drum lessons from Bobby C.
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"My son is extremely pleased with his drum lessons he is receiving from Instructor Jimmy Howell Jr.."
Tory
Took Drum lessons from Jimmie H.
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"I enrolled in online lessons with Bruno after seeing his posts on social media. I am glad that I can get such effective lessons with him online, because he is an excellent musician and instructor. He does a great job of demonstrating all the techniques that I need to know and teaching me a lot of different songs. Our lessons have been very productive thus far and I look forward to more!"
Lilia
Took Drum lessons from Bruno P.
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"Jordan was a very excellent teacher. He was very well spoken and very patient. Jordan brought humor into his teachings and it was well appreciated. I look forward to the next lesson."
Caleb
Took Drum lessons from Jordan R.
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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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"Mickey is an incredible teacher who has helped me grow immensely as a musician through their personalized and encouraging approach. Mickey met me exactly where I was at when I first started lessons and has known throughout our time together exactly where I need to be challenged and where I need extra support which has helped me better understand my own progress as a learner. I had been taking lessons with Mickey for a year in-person when we switched to virtual and the quality and attention to detail Mickey provides in our lessons has not been affected in the least. Mickey is a patient and engaging teacher and I can not recommend taking lessons with Mickey enough!"
Liz
Took Drum lessons from Mickey V.
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"Extremely knowledgeable. Pays attention to detail and he makes it easy for me to understand. I’m looking forward to my future lessons!"
Monica
Took Drum lessons from Paul N.
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"Michael is amazing! He is teaching my 7 year old not only to play, but to understand the music theory side of it as well. We really appreciate all our son is learning from Michael"
Elijah
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"My son LOVED his first lesson!"
Charlie
Took Drum lessons from Rom G.
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