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Dale V.

San Antonio, TX
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
  • Teaching since 2013
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Dale V.

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Musicians Institute Alum! From growing up drumming behind an amazing band onstage at church, marching around the field on drum line all 4 years of High school, marching drum corps after high school, to playing gigs from coast to coast, learning from LEGENDS at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA, to current day music production and performances....I’m your guy, and have a serious passion for music, and more specifically drums !

About Dale

Drummer of 24 years, started in church worship band at age 7. Drum line all 4 years of high school, drum line captain senior year, marched one year of Drum Corps after high school (DCI). Played in a pop punk band from 2002-2007 here on San Antonio touring from Texas to Florida and back, also from

Neil D.

6 Reviews
Boerne, TX
Starting at $33
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Neil D.

6 Reviews
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* Finally, a comprehensive instrumental course for students of all ages and experience levels that includes:

- Information on brands, supplies, and guidance with professional organizations

- Weekly lessons to develop and improve skills with proper stick control, rudiments, dynamics, rhythmic meters…and more!

- Music theory (includes music history topics) with emphasis on technology and composition

- Maintenance and repair tips

- Advanced techniques: Improvising & composing, ornamentation, world music styles, etc.

- Chamber music (accompaniment) to prepare for public performances

About Neil

I am a music educator of 13 years: I have taught both middle school band and choir to at-risk youth, as well as elementary music at a private Christian academy. My principal instrument is the saxophone (which I began playing in 1990), and I play many other instruments. As for my formal education: I

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Stephen K.
Enjoyed working with Neil. Very professional and I felt very comfortable with his teaching methods. Unfortunately I will not be able to continue my lessons with him in home since I am considered high risk for the virus. I will be canceling the remainder of my in-home lessons and picking them up at a later date
Cameron
First lesson was great! He's very organized. Good with kids too.
John E.
I had my first lesson with Neil, so far so great. He is a good teacher and takes pride in his work. He is thorough and seeks to enhance my knowledge.
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Mike S.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Jazz studies. from University of Utah
  • Teaching since 1976
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Mike S.

21 Reviews
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I teach reading rhythms, playing with a bend and how to groove!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of

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Sierra
Mike taught Leo in person before the pandemic started and has been doing online lessons with him for the past eight months. He is amazing with both. Leo has a very short attention span, but a deep love for music. Mike has been able to hold Leo’s attention every week for over a year — even during online lessons. Leo has become an awesome little pianist, and has developed a love for the piano. It has given him the ability to express all of his feelings and has helped his attention span for his schoolwork. Mike has so much patience, and always inquires about Leo’s favorite activities. He is great with kids and makes them feel so comfortable. Leo loves his “booming voice” and the free play blues music they get to play together every lesson.
Logan S.
Fun time
Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)

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Mike K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1983
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Mike K.

5 Reviews
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You've got to walk before you can run, so I focus on the basics. But, the basics can be a lot of fun! Especially once we start to apply them to your favorite songs, and being creative with them - that's kind of what it's all about!

About Mike

Learning to play an instrument is a mixture of a lot of fun, and a lot of hard work. My strength is finding what will inspire my students to WANT to put in those difficult hours of practice, and then showing them how to apply what they have learned in a creative way, so that they experience the fu

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Keith J.
Amazing, patient really informative instructor and just a great guy. Highly recommend.
Vince
Mike was really the best instructor I could have asked for. Knowledgeable, patient, and best of all, chill when he needed to be. I was just picking up the drums for a high school band I was in at the time, and he was more than willing to help me learn whatever dumb song me or my band had decided sounded cool at the time. At the same time, he showed me a lot of really excellent practice techniques, directed me to some solid literature for different rhythms to work on, and would sit with me through a whole hour of my relentless mistakes like it was nothing. More than a good instructor, he's a really cool guy! He never missed a beat!
Fred
Mike brings it all to the lesson...musicianship,
decades of experience, versatility and creativity.
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Granville M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Granville M.

9 Reviews
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With private teaching experience and a degree in Jazz Composition & Professional Music from Berklee College of Music, Granville adopts the teaching methods of the accomplished performers and educators who instructed him, such as the late Joe Morello(Dave Brubeck), Terri Lyne Carrington (Grammy Award winning artist), Dave DiCenso(Hiromi, Josh Groban) among others.

Granville's curriculum centers on the building blocks; great technique to empower flexibility in his students. He uses methods perfected by Alan Dawson (The Rudimental Ritual), Gary Chaffee (Odd Time Stickings), Sanford A. Moeller (The Moeller Technique), and other great teachers while employing methods he has found successful through his years of teaching.When necessary, music theory elements are employed to teach song form, dynamics and overall musicianship.

Granville is also a composer, producer and touring artist which will aid in creating focused progress if and when the decision to grow in a career direction is ...

About Granville

I operate in the music arena as a touring musician; a Music Director for musicals, jazz ensembles and choirs; a composer & songwriter; a band teacher at my local elementary school, a private instructor and a producer with a degree in Jazz Composition and Professional Music from Berklee College of M

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B. Jones
Although I can only compare Granville to one other teacher as a beginner. I can say that he keeps me very engaged. I'm excited to go to class and he always takes time to explain things in a way that feels personalized to me.
Michelle
Amazing Instructor! I felt so comfortable and at ease while learning. Can’t wait to continue my lessons with Granville!
Bryant
Granville is an excellent instructor, he took the time to access my skill level and is guiding me towards my goal to play the piano. I look forward to my lesson every week and if I have a question about ANYTHING I text him and he replies quickly. Glad I found him!!
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Morgan M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Superior ratings at NCMTA Piano Competition from NCMTA
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 to 95
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Morgan M.

6 Reviews
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I teach lessons on drum set (both acoustic and electronic).
-Please note that due to some financial hardship at the beginning part of the pandemic with COVID19, I sold both my acoustic and electric drum kit to pay bills. I am looking to be able to purchase an electronic kit as soon as possible so that I can better assist students learning drums. If you are a potential drum student, please still consider booking with me, as I will expedite the process of getting the necessary equipment once I begin to build back my drum studio.

Beginning students will learn basics of rhythm, rhythm notation, hand and feet coordination, sight reading, and ear training (to play what is heard). They will learn to play to their favorite songs in addition to some supplemental material that will focus on teaching certain skills that coincide with the music they are learning.

About Morgan

Hi! My name is Morgan and I love teaching music to all ages and skill levels. I have been teaching piano for 15 years and have experience teaching a wide variety of ages and abilities from 5 years old to 91 years old. I believe it's never too late to enjoy learning music and experience the man

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DavidH1
Morgan has done a great job and has provided helpful feedback for me and let me know of things I need to work on befor the next lesson. she is also very patient, personable and easy with which to work.
BriandaR
great teacher
RODERICG
alot of fun

Morgan is excellent. She is very patient and very professional. She has gotten back to me right away when I had some scheduling questions.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in San Antonio, TX

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in San Antonio 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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45 min
$55 average
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$67 average

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"I have been playing drums for 46 years.
I have worked and continue to play professionally but sporadically.
My playing has been transformed from studying with David.
One lesson with David changed the way I played with drumsticks.
He taught me how to hold the sticks and release the tension which held me back and hurt my sense of time.
David does not just teach technique.
His heart and soul and brilliant concepts are generously shared in a non threatening, non judgemental lesson.
The lessons seem to be life lessons.
He gets into your head and guides you to become a great musical player.

David helps you strip away your ego.
I feel so empowered working with David.
I am talking about three lessons that have changed my playing forever.

I believe he is the most proficient instructor I have worked with.

I believe he can help any musician at any level of experience.
David Rozenblatt is a total game changer.
I will continue to study with David to apply his principles. I am a better player with his intuitive guidance.
Thank you David."
Howard
Took Drum lessons from David R.
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"Developing passion for music

Richard is doing a wonderful job at developing a passion for musical instruments with my 6 year old son!"
Brett
Took Drum lessons from Richard C.
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"One of the most professional people I’ve worked with. He really knows his stuff. I learn something new every day and there’s never a dull moment. Very laid back and fun to be around. I highly recommend Garrett!"
Alex
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Seth is NOT your run of the mill drummer or teacher. Re-read that a few times as I cannot stress this enough. He is not going to take some cookie-cutter approach and teach you the latest beat you heard on the radio. Seth has pushed his own abilities to the elite upper echelons of drumming and has verifiable world records and performances to back that up. Seth is a meticulous individual and that translates into his approach to music and how he teaches that to his students. I have known Seth for years, studied his material (and continue to do so), and know plenty of professionals in the music industry. Seth is in a league of his own and will help you reach your own apex if you are willing to make the commitment to what he says. Get on the waitlist if that even exists, trust me."
Ryan
Took Drum lessons from Seth D.
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"In good hands for a beginner"
Subbiah
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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"I've been fortunate enough to know Alex for a while. I have been in a few bands in my day (not as a drummer) and, I must say, Alex is my favorite drummer I've worked with. He has also helped me along with developing skills with a drum kit both, in person and online, and I'm better for it. Now, still working at it, I'm doing my own drum work for original tunes and really enjoying the process. I keep going back to Alex for help, especially footwork. I must also say, $25/30 minutes and $45/hour is a STEAL to work with Alex."
Matthew
Took Drum lessons from Alex E.
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"If you want to be a drummer who knows how to dynamically play drums and understand the various techniques of drumming... Take lessons from instructor Chuck Manton! He is a fantastic teacher!"
Sherrysnne
Took Drum lessons from Chuck M.
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"I bought these lessons for my 15yo nephew and like others . he is spending most of his time during this social distance, with video games,,being cough up in a game he wanted to delay drum lessens, plus I think my nephew loves the drums but he didn't think he had a drummer in him so,anyway, I had my nephew call John and make arrangement for the lesson schedule ..well,, after John talked to my nephew, my nephew was so excited to take the lessons that he schedule for the next day,,, what ever John said got my nephew excited about music and my nephew realized that he does hv a drummer in him,,, bc,. after his lesson,, my nephew has been practicing ,,, and taking a break from his video games,,, thanks John,,,"
Willy
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"Evan is an experienced musician who translates his expertise really well to aspiring drummers. He's super calm and patient which makes lessons fun. He supports students at whatever level they're at vs. excessively pushing. Highly recommend!"
Gary
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"He is very good at explaining what I need to be doing."
Carrie
Took Drum lessons from Ronen E.
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