Igor Kuzmin

Igor K.

Norfolk, VA
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Igor delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:

My first name is Igor. I have been teaching drums, drum-set, rudimental snare drumming since 2005. My goal is flexibility and fundamentals during the lesson so that the lessons are as fun and educational but not lax and lazy.

I take teaching seriously but I am friendly with every student because I appreciate in others believing in me and allowing me to teach them the principles of rhythm.

Read my profile and about my teaching methods and, if I fit your liking and style, then let's make this happen. Thank you!
Let's make some rhythms!


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Drum-set instructor
Jul 2017 - Present
716 Studios

I teach kids and adults of all ages drum beats, percussion clef music notations, rudiments, stick control/technique, drum maintenance, and practice discipline.

Drumline Instructor
Jul 2006 - Nov 2006
Granby High School

I taught rudiments, stick control/technique, reading musical (percussion) notation, and marching technique.

Drumline Instructor
Jul 2006 - Sep 2006
Indian River High School

I taught rudiments, stick control/technique, reading musical (percussion) notation, and marching technique.


Bachelor's of Science in Psychology
Aug 2006 - Dec 2012
Old Dominion University
Advanced Placement Diploma
Sep 2002 - Jun 2006
Granby High School
Honor Roll Diploma
Jan 2001 - Jun 2002
Northside Middle School


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency

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Name: Igor Kuzmin
Goal: to teach for TakeLessons.com
Let's give this a shot - it may be life-changing! :) Thank you.
Did a 5-minute solo at a cultural party in Virginia Beach back in 2011.

During my silly days back in college around 2008 or 2009.

Practicing my rudiments in college, once again.

Playing a NorVA show in Norfolk, VA back in 2010.

Staying positive during practice is key. Keep smiling (uses up less muscles than frowning). :)
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