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Andrew B.

16 Reviews
Feasterville Trevose, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Best Drum Teacher from Southern California Music School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew B.

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• Teaching professionally since 2001
• Uses customized curriculum geared for each student
• Top of the line professional equipment

About Andrew

Andrew is available to teach lessons at his recording studio located in Feasterville. Andrew is a graduate of Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music in Hollywood, California with a degree in drum/percussion performance. Andrew spends his time teaching drums, recording drums and pl

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Dana S.
Helpful, considerate, knowledgeable, and flexible.
annie
Andrew is teaching my daughter snare drum for marching band tryouts in the spring. The first lesson was excellent and she looks forward to working with Andrew in more lessons.
Bob C.
The lesson with Andrew was very straight forward and alot of positive came out of .
Andrew was very understandingvfor the type of lesson I am looking for.
We will see what happens during the rest of my 5 lesson series.
I liked Andrew right off the bat seems like a nice person also.
I am 71 years old I know when I meet someone after a few minutes what kind of person they are and he is one of those type.

Patrick R.

Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Masters of Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering from Drexel University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ed R.

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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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Graylin S.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Graylin S.

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I am drawing on skills learned from experience working as a drummer in Nashville, Tennessee for the last 8 years. I also will draw on concepts learned during my time at Belmont University, where I graduated from with a degree in commercial percussion in 2016. Whatever your goals on the drums may be, I am confident that we can reach them together!

About Graylin

Hey, I'm Graylin! Im a 26-year-old drummer living and working in Nashville, TN. After graduating with a degree in commercial percussion from Belmont University in 2016, I have been working full time in music since then, mainly in a live/touring regard. I am passionate about seeing others reach

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Caio M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Caio M.

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I believe in music as a powerful tool for social changing and personal development. Even tho I'm a professional musician, I also have always believed in the deep connections of music as a therapeutic / personal care practice.
That's why usually my class is divided in a theoretical part where I explore more of the whys and hows but also dedicate the other half to apply this and explore each person musical taste because we all love different styles and they all have something to offer to us. Explore and expand our musical tastes is how we grow, develop our love to music and our understanding of each other in a society.

About Caio

Caio is a Brazilian drummer, producer and engineer who started formal drum lessons at the age of eight. At sixteen, Caio started teaching music and seeking higher education skills. At the age of nineteen attended the Souza Lima Conservatory (Brazil) the biggest conservatory for Jazz and Brazilian m

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Guilherme F.
Caio is a very talented musician with a ridiculous amount of knowledge. From drum rudiments to more advanced technique he has helped and inspired me a lot.
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Jimena
Great teacher! Besides being incredibly knowledgeable in drums, he's very patient and amazing at teaching. He told me he started teaching in Brazil when he was 16, and I could see that he has experience teaching. I was lucky to run into him by a recommendation of a friend that studies in Berklee, wich is where he studied Contemporary Writting. Would recommend 100%.

Ani K.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Armenian, Turkish, English
  • A.S. - Guitar Major from Kingsborough Community College
  • Teaches Beginner
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Ani K.

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Learn the basics. Work on coordination of hands and feet.

About Ani

Lessons are tailored to the students' level and goal. Caring and compassionate instructor. Your dream is my dream and I will diligently work with you to help you on your path. If you have the will to learn and practice, you will see improvements and achievements. ‚Äč I've been teaching music to ch

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Juanita
Ani is very patient & awesome!!!
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Deika E.
Ani is wonderful, she is patient, thorough and her teaching style is easy to understand and follow. I am happy to have found her. Thank you, Deika

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Philadelphia 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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$55 average
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$67 average

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"Athan is a fantastic teacher and drummer! He is patient, encouraging, and very helpful! He is such a wonderful drummer, and is able to convey any concept in any style to a student of any level. Strongly recommended!!"
Shai
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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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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"First lesson was tonight, with my 3yr old son. His attention span was 20 minutes max, but Daniel was very patient with him!"
Damien
Took Drum lessons from Daniel R.
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"Chuck excellent teacher who motivate his students to strive and perfect their skill"
Joseph Jr
Took Drum lessons from Chuck R.
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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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"Brandon was a terrific drum instructor for my son. He's a true musician and a fantastic teacher. His technical proficiency allows him to identify potential areas of improvement in his students and help them grow. His comfort with many styles of music and professionalism make him an all around great instructor.

He's a good guy too. My son liked working with him a lot."
bob
Took Drum lessons from Brandon T.
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"My first lesson with Garrett went great! His studio is very professional (I like being able to use the different types of drum sets), and I learned a ton in the hour I had with him. Looking forward to my next lesson."
Isaac
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Andrew is teaching my daughter snare drum for marching band tryouts in the spring. The first lesson was excellent and she looks forward to working with Andrew in more lessons."
annie
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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"My son's first lesson with Mr Piper was AMAZING!! He was patient, kind, and extremely personable! This is gonna be an amazing experience!"
Shelia
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"John is fantastic teacher and very knowledgeable about music. He has a great rapport with his students. My daughter is very enthusiastic about her drum lessons with John every week and always looks forward to it. I would highly recommend John to anyone interested in music lessons."
Brian
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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Drum Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

The drums are a very versatile instrument; they are used in every style of music, from hip hop to jazz to rock. No matter which style you’re interested in, taking Philadelphia drum lessons will help you hone your techniques and skills to take your playing to the next level. Learning the drums will also allow you to better appreciate all types of music and enjoy local festivals such as the West Oak Jazz Festival and the Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced drummer, our pre-screened and certified instructors are committed to helping you reach all of your goals. Your lessons will be customized for your individual needs, and your online account will help you stay organized and focused. We also offer flexible schedules, several studio locations throughout Philadelphia, and a 100% Money Back Guarantee with your first lesson!

To get started, give us a call or begin searching and browsing teacher profiles online! Signing up for private drum lessons is the first step for increasing both your confidence and your skills.

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