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Popular Drum Teachers in Elkins Park, PA

Patrick R.

Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Patrick R.

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I believe that drumming is a universal practice for joy, health, communication and discipline available for anybody...any age...any brain...any body.

I enjoy helping other people find the groove within them, strive to improve, and adapt their drumming regimen to make "the work" of drum practice feel more like the "play" of sport and meditation ... fun, free, and refreshing

About Patrick

7+ years teaching college-level creative and performance technology as a professor in multiple Philadelphia institutions: - Temple University: Boyer college of Music and Dance - Drexel University: Westphal college of media - Art Institute of Philadelphia: Audio Production program Drumming for ov

Ed R.

6 Reviews
Norristown, PA
Starting at $35
  • Music from West Chester University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Ed R.

6 Reviews
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In my lessons I strive to make the maximum progress possible, while also having as much fun as possible. This is accomplished by imparting the most valuable, useful, and beneficial information in a fun and relaxed, low pressure environment, always with the students goals and priorities first and foremost. I also like to keep the student challenged at their current ability level.

For beginning students I stress basic fundamentals, just as you would in sports. It makes progress come at a much faster clip and avoids making time consuming corrections later. The longer you play with bad habits, the harder they are to break.

For more advanced students, I assess their current abilities, determine if any problems need to be addressed, and with their goals in mind, come up with the proper plan of action.

Having been self taught till entering college I understand all ends of the spectrum. In my career I have come across three separate groups of musicians:

1) Those who have good ...

About Ed

Hi, My name is Ed and listed in the different sections of this page are: a very brief bio, an explanation of my approach, and a description of what I and my studio have to offer. I am extremely enthusiastic and passionate about what I do, and being able to pass that on is a joy. Please read on, and

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Vince S.
My son has been taking lessons with Ed since he was 5. Ed was very patient dealing with a high energy child who had a limited attention span. Eight years later, we are still seeing Ed weekly for lessons and my son has turned into a well-rounded musician. Ed tailors the lessons to my son's musical interests and takes an interest in what is going on in his life.

We have gone to see Ed perform in several venues and he always takes the time to talk to us during his break. I highly recommend Drum Lessons with Ed for those at any skill level.
Ellen L.
Ed is an excellent and the best drum teacher .

My son loves taking drum lessons from Ed since he was 4 ! He is very knowledgeable and super patient . My family enjoyed Ed's performance very much and also very satisfied for the progress my son made from him class .He always pay highly attention to his student

I highly recommend Drum Lessons with Ed!
Vincent M.
Awesome Teacher- 5 Stars!

Ed is pretty cool and an awesome teacher! I've been taking lessons since 7th grade. I'm now in high school and still love playing drums, thanks to Ed. I give him 5 stars!
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Abel T.

2 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Abel T.

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Are you a complete beginner picking up sticks for the first time? Have you been playing for years but need something new to focus on? Or are you somewhere in the middle? Wherever you are on your journey I am here to help. With almost 10 years of teaching experience I have come across all levels of drummers. Whether you want to tackle a new song or learn how to play your favorite fill, I can help. Not only will you have fun in our lessons but I will help develop great technique while doing so. With my instruction my students have gone on to join their schools bands and compete for All State/Regional groups. You will learn something new every lesson, guaranteed!

About Abel

Hi! My name is Abel and I am a professional drummer. I graduated in 2013 from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University with a degree in Jazz Studies. I have taught all ages and levels for more than 9 years. Whether you are a complete beginner picking sticks up for the first time or

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Erik
I studied with Abel for 3 years as an adult student and had a great experience. He’s a very dedicated drummer and teacher, is patient and smart, and is also a cool guy to hang out with. He became a great mentor, and I wouldn’t be the drummer I am today without him!
Linda
Wonderful drum teacher! Works well with children of all ages and is incredibly patient with his students. I’ve known Abel for years and I highly recommend him for students looking to improve for their technique to compete in school bands.

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Lydia L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Master's of Music: Modern American Music - Percussion from Longy School of Music of Bard College
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lydia L.

3 Reviews
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About Lydia

I have experience teaching percussion to children from preschool through adults in their early thirties. I have recently graduated with a master’s degree in performance from the Longy School of Music of Bard College, where I had a two-year timpani assistantship to perform with the orchestra, had in

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Callum
Great first lesson! My son was very comfortable and excited to keep going.
Natalie
Lydia was very welcoming and kind, and put me at ease during our first lesson. She knew I wanted to work on mallet percussion, and had a lesson plan ready for me on the marimba. She moved at a pace that worked for me, and I already feel as though I have learned some basics. I'm excited to continue my lessons with her!
Mike
Lydia's teaching style is fantastic! As an older learner, she was very patient and understanding with me while still helping me reach my goals. She taught me many different ways of playing and different styles. It is a pleasure to be taught by such a remarkable percussionist!

Michael M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Michael M.

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First, I would like to get to know the student and their goals in order to tailor lesson plans to reach their goals. In general, many students I have taught in the past are interested in specific genres of music and drumming, so we would go over the necessary skills needed to play those genres. I also like to teach improvisation and chops, if you are interested in learning more of a solo drumming style then I can also facilitate that. The fundamentals I like to focus on are derived from the essential rudiments, video examples and the books: "The Art of Bop Drumming" and "A Funky Primer." Styles I like particularly are: bebop jazz, neo-soul and funk. Some contemporary drummers that I like particularly are: Carter Mclean, Yussef Dayes, Matt Gartska, Eric Harland and Brian Blade. I hope to teach drums in a way that allows for each student to develop their own style with which they can employ in any group setting.

About Michael

My name is Michael Millenheft. I have been playing drums, guitar and piano for 12 years. I have played in multiple bands throughout Southern California and China. I am currently a graduate music student living in Boston, MA. I taught high school and elementary school music in China for 2+ years

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Jonathan R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Jonathan R.

5 Reviews
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I aim to help my students carve out their unique sound behind the kit.

About Jonathan

Hello and thank you for your interest in my services. Ive been a drummer for 8 years and have performed live with bands, released original content, and currently working towards a brand. I aim to share with my students the hands on experience I have acquired over the years and assist in reaching ea

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Vanessa
Jon is an great drummer, and an amazing teacher! He is great with beginners and advanced students. Overall best experience, I highly recommend to anyone looking to grow their skills, or anyone who’s interested playing drums for the first time! Very professional, patient and fun!
Jane
Jon is a great and inspiring teacher!
Jameson
Jon is a terrific drummer who is very patient with his students. No matter your experience level, you can always learn more and Jon does an amazing job at explaining things while also keeping you interested. Need a drum instructor? Look no further than Jon!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Elkins Park, PA

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

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"Our son learned so much with his music teacher. We are grateful for his patience"
Dominic
Took Drum lessons from Danny B.
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"Casey is a great teacher! I've really enjoyed my lessons with him! He makes learning drums tons of fun!!"
Laura
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Relaxed, novel lesson that has kept me thinking."
Luke
Took Drum lessons from Colin M.
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"had a great time, looking forward to more lessons!"
Nigel
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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"My son had his first drum lesson with Charles and he was very impressed. He thought Charles was very patient and did a great job of explaining everything. He is very much looking forward to his next lesson. Would definitely recommend Charles to anyone."
Anthony
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"Evan has knowledge, is friendly and my son has been enjoying his lessons."
Phoenix
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"David is a good and patient teacher. He really helped me with honing the fundamentals."
Eric
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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"Brent is an extremely talented musician and teacher as well as a kind and thoughtful person. My 14-year-old son has been taking drum lessons with Brent since 2016 and his progress has been phenomenal. Over the years Brent has been a respectful and supportive mentor, and has contributed to my son’s love for playing a musical instrument and honing his skill.

Brent has the ability to incorporate his musical training and knowledge in an easy-going yet structured manner, which has been very relatable to my son. Always mindful, Brent would express interest in what my son enjoys listening to, and/or would like to play on the drums, and integrate that with exposure to other genres, necessary musical theory, musicianship and technical skills. He would also provide valuable tidbits throughout the lesson and has pointed us to numerous helpful resources to aid in my son’s skill advancement. My son enjoys every lesson and actually practices without check-ins from Mom - no small feat for a 14-year old boy! (We have had the opportunity to see Brent play live a few times, which has been tremendously inspirational to my son.)

Brent is a great communicator and a wonderful resource when we have technical questions. He also lets us know in advance when a lesson may need to be rescheduled.

We feel very fortunate to have Brent as a teacher, as not only is my son learning about music, there are life lessons incorporated as well.

Thank you Brent!"
Juanita
Took Drum lessons from Brent E.
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"Taking drum lessons with Thomas online has been so rewarding. I finally dusted off my old drums and went on a search to find a great teacher and I found him. I'm not looking to become the next Neil Peart or anything. Just want to have fun and learn. He's very easy to talk to and helps me grasp musical concepts in a really digestible way. He has me working on exercises and my durability on the drum set has improved worlds beyond where I thought I could ever be. I really love his work with Minor Characters, a Chicago band he was in. I'm an older guy but I was motivated by Thomas to start jamming in the garage with some friends of mine who play guitar and bass We have about 10 songs we play each week and Thomas helps me work through each one and every week I get better. Take lessons with this guy. He'll change your life!"
Joseph P
Took Drum lessons from Thomas B.
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"Eric is very patient and personable."
River
Took Drum lessons from Eric C.
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