Daniel Ryan

Daniel R.

Nashville, TN
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Lesson Details

Music Theory

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate

Beginner and intermediate-level music theory lessons for any aspiring musician, or for anyone who may just be interested in learning! We will go over the basics of notes, scales, chords, rhythms, etc.

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Daniel delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
July 2012

Hey there! My name is Daniel and I am a local drummer and private teacher recently graduated from UT Knoxville, having studied with Prof. Keith Brown. In May 2017, I earned a BM in Studio Music/Jazz Performance (drum set) and a minor in music business. I started teaching kids ages 7-14 when I was a senior in high school, and I am now looking for new students! I have experience in multiple drumming styles: big band jazz, combo jazz, rock/blues, church/CCM, folk, funk, and R&B. I look forward to meeting you and helping you towards your drumming goals!


Professional Drummer and Private Instructor
May 2017 - Present

Front Service Clerk
May 2016 - Jul 2016

Summer job at the Publix next to the UT campus

Sales Associate
Feb 2013 - Jan 2016
LifeWay Bookstores

Stores in downtown Nashville and Turkey Creek in Knoxville


B.M. Studio Music/Jazz Performance (Drum Set)
Aug 2013 - May 2017
University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Fluent / Native Proficiency

Photos & Videos

UTK Junior Recital @ Natalie L. Haslam Music Center - 3/8/16

Playing w/ Briston Maroney @ Open Chord in Knoxville, TN - 6/23/16


5 Reviews

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Travis N. Oct 6, 2019
Piano · In home

Daniel is a really good teacher my son loves his teaching! Highly recommend.

Shayla Jul 20, 2018
Drum · In home

Daniel was an awesome instructor. My son loved playing the drums wth Daniel and progressed significantly in his skill level. Unfortunately, we have to discontinue lessons because Daniel is relocating.

Damien Jul 12, 2017
Drum · In home

First lesson was tonight, with my 3yr old son. His attention span was 20 minutes max, but Daniel was very patient with him!

Sam Dec 26, 2016
Drum · In studio

great drummer, great person!

Brandon Dec 26, 2016
Drum · In home

Daniel is a great teacher!

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