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Rom G.

10 Reviews
Manchaca, TX
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rom G.

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The most important thing for me as a teacher, is to inspire my students. The lesson should be fun, easy, and challenging at the same time.

About Rom

Rom is an international awarded session drummer from Israel and drummer of Electronica Rock band - Seek Irony. Rom is a professional A list session drummer for hire, with a decade of experience in the music industry - He has recorded drums on various albums, performing over 1000 shows with vari

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Sofia
Rom was wonderful. He has a great way with a kid. My daughter had a great smile on her face and cannot wait for next lesson.
RJ W.
Extremely patient and encouraging with our eight year old.
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He is very patient with our grandson who is 10 years old. And he knows how to really work well with children. We are very pleased.
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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Awarded NYSSMA Grade 6A+ from New York State School Music Association
  • Teaching since 1992
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Darrell V.

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Snare drum and drum kit.

About Darrell

Why these lessons are different: - Formally trained conductor/composer/producer - Individual or group session options including full band production - A long roster of satisfied clients - Broad base of musical styles (rock, classical, jazz, blues, metal, bluegrass, folk, theater, big band,

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Aviv C.
Good instructor
Frank S.
Darrell helped me a lot to get a handle on my Ableton rig. I needed to set up midi tracks, locate presets to create cool sounds from plugins. Then I needed to export the audio of a couple of those tracks to import into a separate Pro Tools project. Lot of progress, thanks Darrell! -- Frank S
Natalie Watson
Absolutely loved the lesson and loved Darrell. He made me feel very comfortable and made the lesson fun. I learned a lot and really am looking forward to the next ones. Very excited to be embarking on this new venture in my life.
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Noam I.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English, Hebrew, Spanish
  • Awarded Billboard Endowed Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Noam I.

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Learning drums is extremely fun and satisfying! It involves the entire body and the mind, challenging in many different ways and extremely rewarding.

While it can be demanding to learn an instrument, it can be as easy as you want it to be. Our lessons can be designed to fit your personal goal. In the lessons we will play songs, study technique and reading and learn different genres of music - all while having fun!

I have been teaching for over 10 years, with experience in all levels (Beginner to Advanced) and in every age group. I am very passionate about teaching music, I believe it has the power to change lives, and also helps with just putting a smile on your face :)

About Noam

Hello everyone! My name is Noam and I am a professional drummer, drum teacher and music producer, living in NYC. I moved to the United States 8 years ago to study at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, from which I graduated with a Masters degree, majoring in Drums and Music Production and Engi

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I had a great experience with Noam. Each lesson had a structure as we explored various elements in each lesson covering a lot of ground. Noam is very knowledgeable, patient and encouraging. Noam has the ability to take a complex concept and break it down until you grasp it completely. Each lesson was productive and enjoyable. Thank you Noam!
Lauren L.
Noam is an excellent drum tutor!

He is so knowledgeable about the drums and passionate about sharing that knowledge. His lessons are well structured to make the most of the time available to practice existing skills and learn new techniques, as well as being fun!

He takes the time to really focus on your existing technique in order to iron out any bad habits and he breaks down new techniques in a simple and easy to learn manner.

Highly recommended!
Pia
Noam is a fantastic teacher! I had a great time learning with him. He was very patient, creative and supportive. We studied different genres of music and went through rhythms from all around the world - it was so interesting. Noam was always very punctual and super professional. Highly recommended!

Meet Online Drum Teachers Serving Austin, TX

Doyle B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B. S. in Music Education from Pensacola Christian College
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Doyle B.

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I have been teaching drum for 22 years. I have an earned Masters degree in music and enjoy teaching students of all ages. I am happily married with 5 children at home--4 of them are musicians as well (the youngest is 4).. Students will quickly learn not only the basics of music theory, but will be playing songs as early as their first lesson. It is extremely rewarding watching students have fun, excel, and fall in love with making music. I look forward to working with you.

About Doyle

Hello, my name is Doyle Bozone and I am eager to help you reach your goals! I've been teaching private lessons since 1992 and have loved helping my students win competitions at the state level, learn how to advance rapidly on their instrument, and fall in love with making music. I have 3 earned deg

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Yvonne
As an older beginning student, Doyle had the right combination of patience, expertise and encouragement to make my first lesson great!
JoeIsaac
Great first lesson!!
Jeffrey
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Ryan S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2008
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Ryan S.

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Experienced drum teacher of 7 years! My lesson plan is simple : 1. we warm up with basic beats + rudiments + paradiddles, 2. we focus on rhythm + proper technique, and 3. we play a song that incorporates the techniques we're working on.

The time devoted to each portion of the lesson is totally adjustable. You will learn what you want to learn at your own pace.

About Ryan

Experienced cello, drum, piano, and guitar player of 20 years. Has a MFA degree in music composition + a BFA in music performance. Recorded professionally for tv shows such as "Glee," "Entertainment Tonight," and "Extra." Also records for "Sonoton Recordings." Currently resides in Los Angeles, Cali

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Akemi
I could not ask for more in a teacher. Ryan is amazing in every way. He has been teaching my 4 year old son the drums for nearly a year. When my son started lessons, he was actually below the minimum age for students, but he shared a passion for music that Ryan was willing to cultivate and be patient with.

Ryan is versatile in his teaching methods, creative, open, patient. Teaching a young student, Ryan adjusted to teaching music reading fundamentals with colors and shapes. He also figured out ways to correct, critique and build all the while building a young child's confidence.

Ryan provides a written evaluation of our son annually and has him prepare for two public recitals a year. Ryan integrates modern technology into the lessons to quickly provide feedback and create customized beats and tempos to practice to.

Above all, Ryan smiles and laughs. He makes every lesson pleasant and we treasure him, truly.
Matthew K.
Awesome first lesson with Ryan, he teaches at whatever pace you learn best at.
Dat T.
Ryan is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I had a great time learning guitar from him. Make sure you tell him what your goals are so he can help you achieve them.
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Joshua H.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Biomechanical Engineering from Kettering University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joshua H.

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I'm a drummer classically trained by many local Metro Detroit session musicians and even the drummer who supported Uncle Kracker for a long time! I have been drumming for more than half of my life with a natural talent and affinity to progressive rock and metal. I can teach and read sheet music, teach proper sticking technique (such as Moeller, throw catch, and rudiments), and teach the best way to fall into a groove for songs. I have experience with teaching math as a tutor for many years and want to expand my tutoring experience into my greatest passion; which is drums. I'm excited to get to know you or your student!

About Joshua

I've drummed in many live concerts ranging from festivals like Arts, Beats, and Eats in Royal Oak, to venues like the Emerald Theater and the Hard Rock Cafe in Detroit. I have also played one special concert at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a young teenager. I can learn by ear and play just abo

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Austin, TX

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Austin 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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"In good hands for a beginner"
Subbiah
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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"My daughter is so excited to begin lessons here. First one was fabulous and she's practicing every day."
Noe
Took Drum lessons from Melissa M.
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"Professional and Fun

Murray does a great job of encouraging the student while he is teaching. He takes the time needed to explain the very basics before moving onto the more difficult concepts. He played for me and my family after my lesson was over! We really enjoyed it! He knows what he's doing and he has the instrument knowledge to back it up!"
Natalie
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Attention to detail ! Loving it so far !"
Kristen
Took Drum lessons from Scott W.
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"Great teaching skills"
Malik
Took Drum lessons from Nathan R.
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"Starting off really well even though Terry's main instrument is not drums he strikes me as being proficient in all of the instruments he teaches. A really nice guy."
William
Took Drum lessons from Terry P.
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"Rae is a FANTASTIC teacher. She inspires, motivates, and connects to children in a unique way, consistently becoming a favorite of anyone who gets a lesson with her. Highly recommend!"
Ryan
Took Drum lessons from Rae A.
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"He’s an excellent teacher
No additional explanation is needed, just superb👍"
Sonya Przysucha
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"John was my drum teacher a few years ago, always on time and ready to go with fun and cool new stuff to learn - he's your man if looking to be a solid drummer."
Garret
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"Evan is one of the most high quality drum instructors in the area. When I take a lesson from Evan, I know I am getting university level instruction.

Evan's experience, knowledge and enthusiasm along with his personable, patient and easygoing personality creates an effective approach in equipping students to become the best they can be on the drum set."
Michelle
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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Learn to Play Drums in the Music Capital of the World

By Aaron P. - Austin Drum Teacher

Hi, my name is Aaron, and I teach drum lessons in Austin. I've played drums for 17 years, and I've been teaching students for 11 years. My favorite rhythms and grooves are derived from jazz, progressive rock, Latin, Indian, and African music.

If you want to take drum lessons in Austin, you’re in luck; it’s a great place for drummers! I play in eight different groups, and I get called to play with several other groups when their main drummer has another gig. Austin is full of talented singer-songwriters who need great drummers to play their tunes. If you play the songs right, you will get called again and again. If you are disciplined enough to follow through with your drum lessons, you will have rewarding results. The greatest thing that I have learned over the years is that there is something rewarding in every style of music, and learning drums will open your mind up to many other styles.

Need some inspiration to practice drums? Here are some great local venues where you can hear live music.

Central Market

Yes, it’s a grocery store, but there’s also a deli and coffee bar, and from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Saturdays, you can witness some of the greatest music in Austin. If you live further south, head over to the Westgate location. The best thing about Central Market - you can listen to live music for free!

Strange Brew

Strange Brew is a coffeehouse where talented local bands play 90-minute sets from early in the morning to late at night. I’ve seen and played with some of the top musicians in town at Strange Brew. They take music seriously here, and it’s one of the best places in town.

One-2-One Bar

This place has a very eclectic vibe, and the music is always great. One awesome thing about this venue is the interactive drum clinics. I know a handful of great drummers who run the clinics, and I recommend checking them out.

The best way to improve as a drummer is to play with more experienced musicians. There are lots of opportunities to play with other great drummers in Austin. On Monday nights, you can join a jazz jam at the Elephant Room or check out a blues jam at Maggie Mae’s. For your middle-of-the-week music fix, stop by the Brass House for a Wednesday night jazz jam, or head over to Dozen Street to hear some awesome funk music.

With awesome drum teachers and an amazing music scene, Austin is a great place to learn drums. I wish you the best of luck on your musical journey!

Drum on, Aaron P.

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