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Billy H.

9 Reviews
Arlington, TX
Starting at $30
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Billy H.

9 Reviews
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I have mostly taught beginner drummers to get the basics down. -separating the limbs to work independently - rudiments - basic beats and grooves used in popular music - and how to read it and write it on paper if you are interested.

also - "how to count" ...and "understanding song structure"

I have also worked with a few excellent, established drummers on "what to play in the studio" and how to be a good session player...how to be consistent and simplify.... etc

About Billy

I teach my students how to understand how music is put together so they can learn even more on their own. I read, write, and play all styles and I focus on teaching the student fundamentals that work in all styles of music ....AND I get them going on the style they are interested in - pop, rock,

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Dave
Accommodating and knowledgeable.
Gracelynn B.
Really good at understanding where I made mistakes and very good atmosphere 😊
John Scott
Billy is a great teacher with a wealth of music knowledge and experience! Our 9-year old son is taking guitar lessons with him. Billy has met him right where he's at, and has made the lessons fun and engaging for my boy. GREAT WORK, BILLY!!!

Deon J.

Dallas, TX
Starting at $44
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music Education from Grambling State University
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Deon J.

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Students will learn the basics of becoming a premier instrumentalist. I will teach them everything they need to know about their instrument and prepare them for recital.

About Deon

I am a professional saxophonist with a degree in Music Education and Criminal Justice. I attended Grambling State University and Lane College I have performed with various ensembles: The World Famed Tiger Marching Band, University of Memphis Symphonic Ensemble. In the past, I have worked for the Da

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Justin L.

2 Reviews
Denton, TX
Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Acting Performance from KD Conservatory
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Justin L.

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Want to learn to play drums or get your drum chops even better? I can help! Ever since I started drumming at 10 years old, I fell in love. I've toured the country in multiple pop/ rock acts as the drummer and have tracked on countless albums. Come get better at drums at the beautiful Four Horsemen Studios with Justin.

About Justin

Hi! I’m Justin L. and I love to sing, perform and write songs. For more than 15 years I’ve been honing my craft of musicianship and studying with the best vocal instructors in the United States. If you're looking for help singing Rock, Pop or Hip-Hop, Id love to help you! All lessons take place in

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Saujan
Justin is an excellent vocal and music teacher overall, he's a friendly person and is very professional.

Highly recommend him!
Saujan
Justin is an awesomely cool person and a very skilled instructor. His singing techniques and practices not only work but also challenge you to do better each day.
Inside a fully functional studio, there’s just so much learning you can do.
Highly recommend!

Meet Online Drum Teachers Serving Dallas, TX

Cassie B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Cassie B.

4 Reviews
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I teach with an encouraging, positive mentality that will foster fun and a love for the drums! For beginners, I start from the ground up with proper technique, rudiments, musicality, all while ensuring room for creativity and curiosity.

After that, and for drummers with a little more experience, you'll learn to:
-Use rudiments in a musical and practical way on the kit
-Build your drum vocabulary
-Play musically and with purpose
-Read and write music
-Write fast charts for gigging

I teach out of my music studio in my home, a roomy and professional space with a beautiful kit to play on, or online.

About Cassie

Howdy! My name is Cassie and I've been teaching private lessons full time since January 2019. I have loved every second of it!. Piano/Ukulele/Guitar: I take on a playful approach to music, turning instruments into friends and notes into stories. Students will learn the foundations of music a

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Saraya
So talented!
beauXjames
From day one, Cassie has not only been enthusiastic about music, but also about creating a relationship with my daughter. I can visibly see progress in my daughter's understanding of rhythm in what we listen to and she loves to create games around the subject. We look forward to an ongoing relationship with Cassie.
Erin
We love Cassie! My son, who struggles to focus, loves his time with her...from learning rudiments to playing the music that HE loves. She’s a fantastic drummer AND teacher!

Austin Y.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Cantonese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2009
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Austin Y.

22 Reviews
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Online Drum Teacher

Do you feel the beat? Whether it be listening to your favorite song, going to a concert, or making your own band, the drum adds flavor and sets the mood! Learn the basics of rhythm, style, and speed with the drum.

About Austin

Hello! My name is Austin, and my personal life motto is: doing my best to help others realize and reach their best! I have been teaching a number of topics ranging from music, fitness, to technology, writing, and religious texts for over 7 years. Over these years, I have also worked a myriad of job

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Ryan S.
Thoughtful instructor. Looking forward to future lessons
Phoenix H.
My son enjoyed his first lesson with Austin and we hope there are many more to come!
Casey
Austin is an excellent instructor. He was very patient with me and helped me to work on the areas that I felt needed the most improvement, developing new techniques and skills to take my game to a higher level. I highly recommend!

Kevin W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music- Percussion Performance from Temple University
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Kevin W.

3 Reviews
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Online 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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Christopher
Very knowledgeable. I liked being educated or informed about the process of my son's lesson before and after.
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.
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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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Dallas, TX

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Dallas 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.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$67 average

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"Our son has never played in a marching band before but is interested in playing in the marching band when he attends college in July so we were specifically looking for an instructor who had marching band experience to teach our son since he's never participated in the marching band in high school. We saw Mr. Stewart's profile and decided to have him work with our son. That was the BEST decision that we could have ever made. We have been nothing but impressed with Mr. Stewart. He definitely has the gift of teaching and he is very patient, knowledgeable, and he challenges our son to get better by giving him homework after each session. Our son absolutely LOVES Mr. Stewart and he is always excited for each lesson and to practice what Mr. Stewart has taught him. Our son went from not playing in the marching band at all in high school to making his college band and receiving a scholarship all thanks to Mr. Stewart. We are very grateful for his outstanding teaching and we would definitely recommend Mr. Stewart 100%."
Melanie
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"I’m a visual learner. It was very helpful that Gabriel provided the music sheet. It helped me to see and hear how he played the rhythms on the drum. I’m looking forward to my next lesson."
Holly
Took Drum lessons from Gabriel C.
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"Jordan has been a great teacher for us, and the girls have really rapidly progressed over the couple of months we have been taking lessons with him. We would definitely recommend him as a teacher."
Sean
Took Drum lessons from Jordan R.
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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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"Awesome teacher

Having no previous experience with drums and playing along with my favorite songs in few weeks is pretty amazing. Casey is easygoing and has a great ability to teach in a fun way. I definitely enjoy learning from this skilled musician!"
Sabina
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"I played drums in a school band and haven't played in a few years. I approached John about getting back into the art even though I was a little rusty. Previously I have taken lessons with people who were skilled gigging drummers but not the best educators. John is a great combination of professional musician and a skilled educator, as shown through his patience and ability to explain techniques and skills. I highly recommend John as a teacher for any level, because he has been so wonderful in getting me back on my musical feet!"
Ann
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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""I have never had any experience playing drums at all. James was great. He was very patient with me, but at the same time pushed me to challenge myself. James was always encouraging, and I look forward to my continued lessons with him.""
Trey
Took Drum lessons from James S.
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"Murray is a great instructor. Take his time to teach and make you understand the concept. He also have a great interaction with kids making them feel comfortable and confident in learning how to play drums."
Evan
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"I would give Mike C. 10 stars if I could! 5 just doesn't seem like enough! He is such a great teacher!! My ten-year-old son has been taking drum lessons from Mike for a few years now. He continues to look forward to going to his lessons every week. Mike makes it fun and keeps things interesting. He takes the time to get to know his students and the music they like. He incorporates it in to the lessons along with proper technique and reading music. I can't say enough positive things about him as teacher and just an all around great guy. :-)"
tina
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Garrett is very energetic and engaging. He keeps my 9 year old wanting to practice new skills and try new sounds."
Amy
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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Drum Lessons In Dallas & The Music Scene

By Clint L. - Dallas Drums Instructor

Hey everybody! Dallas drum teacher Clint L. here. Today I want to talk to you about the Dallas, Texas music scene and more specifically, what it is like to be a drummer and teach Dallas drum lessons.

Dallas will always be one of the most exciting places in the US to be a musician. As you may know, one of the top music schools in the nation, The University of North Texas, is right outside Dallas. I had the good fortune of attending this school when it was still called North Texas State University. This institution continually turns out some of the finest musicians in the world.

On campus, you can usually find one of the lab bands either rehearsing or performing. There are many jazz and dance clubs in Denton. In Dallas, you can hear virtually any and every kind of music that you want.

As far as the drumming scene, Dallas has one of the biggest markets for cover bands of any city in the US. Currently I am a part of three different bands. One is a pop band that performs live every Friday and Saturday. The second is a Progressive Rock/Christian Rock band that has recently been signed by a record company in Oklahoma. The third band is an original project with a long-time friend who plays bass. This is more of a jazz rock band, and we are currently in the writing stage, and doing a good bit of recording as well.

Being a drummer in this market and teaching Dallas drum lessons is very challenging but exciting. If you want to make a living at this, you must be versatile and cover all styles. Yes, there is plenty of work but there are also a ton of musicians. The brotherhood of drummers has a very strong bond here. Even though we compete with each other, we also help each other out as much as we can.

I couldn’t be happier being a full time drummer and instructor here in Dallas. I have been staying busy not only with three different bands but also as a freelance musician. I also teach private drum lessons to a number of students, both beginner and advanced, out of my home or in the comfort of their own homes. If you are interested in taking drum lessons in Dallas, give us a call and join the fun!

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