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Kyle A.

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Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $68
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Master of Music in Jazz Studies from Indiana University
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I'm a working, professional drummer performing regularly with top artists in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA. I have over 10 years of teaching experience, and previously directed a collegiate jazz program. As a teacher, I believe in letting students choose their own paths. Set your goals, and I'll show you the quickest way to reach them, covering all the technical and theoretical information you'll need as we go. No matter your experience level or area of interest, I can help you get to where you want to go!

About Kyle

I'm a professional jazz drummer with 17 years of playing experience, and 10+ years of teaching experience. I have a Bachelors of Music Education from WV Wesleyan College, and a Master of Music in Jazz Studies from Indiana University. As a freelance performer, I've played in Philadelphia, Pittsb

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Kevin W.

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Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kevin W.

Philadelphia, PA

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Private Drum Teacher

I offer a comprehensive program that can accommodate any student's specific needs or interests. It is important to me that the student learns to play the drums for the sake of a musical context, rather than focusing on technique. I teach technique as a tool for making music. I aim to teach people how to be musicians first and foremost, and how to be drummers second.

About Kevin

My approach to teaching has a very heavy emphasis on implementing the idea of mindfulness into the students life. I have found that this is not only the quickest way to learn, but also the most motivating way to learn any skill for both my students and myself. A simple awareness of the finite deta

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March 24, 2016
Christopher
Very knowledgeable. I liked being educated or informed about the process of my son's lesson before and after.
June 6, 2015
Sally G.
After 30 years I finally decided to learn how to play drums. Kevin clearly knows what he's doing in any genre of drumming! It seemed like every lesson he had a clear/thorough plan, didn't stress me out by teaching to rapidly, or bore me by going to slowly. A very solid teacher.
June 6, 2015
Sam K.
Been trying to get my middle-schooler to practice for a few years now. It's like pulling teeth.

Kevin has somehow broken through to him. Fun lessons. Incredibly useful homework. Couldn't recommend him more.
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Michael C.

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Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Master of Arts in Music Education from Philadelphia University of the Arts
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Michael C.

Philadelphia, PA

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Private Drum Teacher

Students will learn to play basic rudiments and rhythmic movement while performing familiar songs on the instrument.

About Michael

Michael C. was eleven years old when he began to play the electric bass guitar. He decided to get an electric bass because it was the one instrument needed to start a band among his friends. In addition to playing the electric bass, Michael enjoyed time practicing on the guitar and piano in high sc

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March 19, 2019
Karl
I am very new to the instrument. Michael is patient and teaches me a lot of new knowledge to learn and practice.
May 11, 2018
Françoise C.
First day was great!!!
June 17, 2017
Skylin H.
My granddaughter tried to talk me into canceling her lesson . After her lesson she said she liked it.

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Christina A.

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Drum
Starting at $35
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Bachelor's in Music from Montclair State University
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Online Drum Teacher

Drummers are complex creatures who need to find an outlet to put all that energy! Learn riffs, licks, beats, and many different genres!

About Christina

My studio is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. We are committed to meeting those needs. We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry! With over 14 years of teaching experience in both the classroom a

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July 2, 2019
Jay C.
She is terrific!!
June 25, 2019
Vihaan B.
Christina was wonderful. She made my son comfortable and tried to know about his likings in order to charter a course to suit his aptitude.
August 28, 2018
Prathik T.
She was like dby our kids and highly recommend her.
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Christopher H.

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Drum
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Music from William Jessup University
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Online Drum Teacher

Want to start playing all of your favorite songs quickly and easily? Looking for a teacher who understands what YOU want and what YOUR goals are? Want someone easy to get along with, friendly, and who makes lessons FUN? Then look no further! I am an experienced music teacher with numerous students and I specialize in helping you achieve your goals as fast as possible. No matter the style, age, skill level or temperament of the student, I guarantee I can help you grow as a musician and greatly improve your skillset! Send me a message and let's talk about what YOU want from music lessons!

About Christopher

Hello! My name is Chris and I am a professional musician and music instructor! I have taught music since 2012 and graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Commercial Music from William Jessup University, where I learned composition, singing, instrumentation, theory, ear training, recording and

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October 10, 2019
Ansley
My daughters, 9 and 12, just started piano lessons with Chris. They have had lessons in the past and were so pleased with their new teacher. My 12 year-old is especially shy, and she warmed right up to him. We are really looking forward to Chris coming for weekly lessons.
October 9, 2019
Dallas
He was very friendly and encouraging. Made the lesson fun. My grandson did not want to take lessons, but after meeting with Christopher is excited for next weeks lesson. Thank you Christopher!
September 6, 2019
Sam
Chris has been teaching me piano! His technical knowledge is impressive and he makes our time worthwhile. Our lessons are enjoyable and I have learned so much during our time together.If you're looking for a piano teacher, Chris is your guy!
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Ed B.

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Drum
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Ed B.

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Online Drum Teacher

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced musician, I can offer an enjoyable and rewarding experience! I have two decades experience teaching percussion and my most recent appointments include:
2016-18: Visiting Assistant Professor of Percussion, University of Wyoming
2012-16: Lecturer, University of Colorado-Denver
2012-18: Practicing Artist, Denver School of the Arts

I offer lessons (live and synchronous online) from my studio in Longmont, CO as well as in-home lessons in surrounding communities.

About Ed

I'm a percussionist, composer and educator. I hold a Masters degree in Jazz Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Colorado-Boulder and a Bachelor of Music Performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. From 2016-2018, I was the Visiting Assistant Professor

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August 13, 2019
Scott
Ed Breazeale is a thoughtful and innovative music educator.  He is able to communicate his strong musicianship skills to his students.
August 9, 2019
Ryan
If you’ve seen Ed play, then you’ve seen that he is incredibly dedicated to detail and precision. These qualities translate to how he explains concepts and teaches. I attribute so much of the success I’ve achieved on the drum set to what Ed has provided for me.
August 9, 2019
Elizabeth
Ed, I would like to thank you, and commend you for the dedication and superior training you provided to my son, Sterling. Sterling joined your studio young and lacking confidence in his drumming. You had great enthusiasm to keep him inspired and motivated yet, held him accountable to reach your expectations. He gained incredible strides working with you in all aspects of percussion!!! Also, you were a strong, respected leader resident teaching the students at The Denver School of the Arts. I would highly refer you to anyone seeking a quality, talented and over all good person who truly cares about his students to join your drumming studio.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Swarthmore, PA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Swarthmore is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $160 per hour.
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45 min
$53 average
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"Daniel is not only an amazing teacher but also an amazing human being as a whole. He's a very inspiring character that gives a lot of technique and knowledge to the untrained eye and ear about the African arts. He gives you the information needed that will get you to the next level of the craft and puts it in terms that makes something so complicated seem easy and fun.

A solid being vibrating on higher levels."
- Raymond
Took Drum lessons from Daniel S.
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"I’m an adult student with a job and Jimmy has been very adjusting about rescheduling my lessons if the need arises. I bought a set of 5 lessons to get a feel for being taught drumming as a beginner. The lessons have been useful as Jimmy sticks to basics and is patient and knowledgeable."
- Asheesh
Took Drum lessons from James R.
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"Definitely the best drum teacher ever!

I received a package of drum lessons for Mike in 2008, for my 12th birthday. I loved them and learned a great deal, but soon I ran out of lessons. A few years later, I was able to continue drum lessons in early 2011, until about July of 2013. During this time, Mike was never at a lack of content, in fact he had a fun worksheet for almost any style of drumming you want! Mike is great at teaching every style; rock, jazz, metal, and much more! I had a great experience, and Mike was a wonderful teacher! I was forced to put a pause on my lessons again in 2013 because I was busy starting my senior year of high school, and balancing a job. At the end of that year, I used some of the money I had saved up to continue my lessons throughout the Summer of 2014. It was well worth every penny!


Mike is a great teacher, for any age! His fun style of teaching allows you to learn, and want to practice as you are mastering even some of the toughest exercises. Over the six years I have known him, he has become more of a friend than a teacher! I would recommend him to anyone wanting to learn to play drums."
- Brandon
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Not only do we love the convenience of online lessons, but we also love our instructor, Blake! Besides his patience and enthusiasm for my 9yo son, who is learning to play the drums with Blake, his communication and flexibility are second to none, which is very important to this busy homeschooling mom. I wondered how effective online lessons would be, and it's been fabulous. Blake and my son hook up with Skype, so they can see each other, talk and form a relationship, making the instructions all the more effective. I highly recommend takelessons.com and of course, Blake. :)"
- Tiffany
Took Drum lessons from Blake C.
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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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"Hunter loves his teacher, we are very happy with him. He is good at teaching the fundamentals of music theory, like notation and scales but also keeps it relevant and fun. He asks Hunter what type of music he's into so that it isn't a chore to practice- it is pretty cool that a 10 year old is playing The White Stripes!"
- Hunter
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Marc is extremely patient and passionate about his teaching. Not only does he emphasize the basic techniques for a beginner like me to master, but also make it fun for me. He also tries to motivate me with music theory and history which definitely help me understand the music better and inspire me to master the basics. Marc has an amazingly amount of knowledge in everything else as well, such as physics etc. that shows up in his teaching from time to time, which makes the learning experience much richer!"
- Rae
Took Drum lessons from Marc W.
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"Very enthusiastic, easy to connect with. Very skilled in all types of music including my choice, Contemporary Christian."
- Greg
Took Drum lessons from Glenn M.
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"Good first lesson."
- Alejandro
Took Drum lessons from Gabriel C.
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"Always has something to challenge you

Lessons have always been fun, exciting, and challenging."
- Cheryl
Took Drum lessons from Jeff F.
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