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Gerald M.

1 Review
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Music Performance from Hartt School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gerald M.

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Your time and money is too precious to waste on a mediocre teacher. My students get results from the very first lesson. For over 20 years I've helped students of all ages go far beyond their goals; whether it's learning a favorite song, getting in a band, winning music scholarships, or learning music for school ensembles. My lessons are tailored to your interests and taught at your pace.

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Not all teachers are the same. I've had great success as a student and a teacher; making me the best choice to help aspiring drummers reach their goals.

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HIRE GERALD NOW! I've had online lessons with several teachers before Gerald. He is absolutely the best! Even over the internet he can immediately zero in on what you're doing right, wrong, then show you the quickest and easiest way to get better. The sound quality of his studio is better than any other drum teacher. Instead of using the horrible mic that's built into a laptop or iPad that distorts and sounds terrible, Gerald using a dozen professional mics to give you superior sound during every lesson. He simply gives the best experience.
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Sarah G.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music - Percussion Performance from Florida State University
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Sarah G.

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***I am a freelance musician/percussionist in the NYC area but I am currently teaching online lessons from my Texas home in the midst of the pandemic.***

Being from Texas, music education became a huge part of my life from the moment I picked up a pair of sticks in 2001. I received two performance degrees from very prestigious music/percussion programs (Florida State and Eastman School of Music) and I have been private teaching since 2013. Lessons with me could set you up for either great success and/or to simply have a very good time learning something new. Whatever goals you have, I will do my very best to fulfill them. I have training on the following instruments: marimba, xylophone, vibes, bells, snare drum, timpani, drum set, auxiliary instruments (tambourine, triangle, cymbals, tom-toms, etc) and a few hand drums. I currently have access to a drum set, marimba and drum pad/snare drum.

About Sarah

Sarah Jayne Gartin is a freelance percussionist and private lessons instructor in New York City specializing in new music, two and four-mallet literature, timpani literature, chamber music, operetta, multi-solo literature and more! Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Sarah’s passion for music theat

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Dawn
My son Christopher received private lessons from Ms. Gartin when she was here at Brennan High School. He learned so much from her and gained such a confidence in himself. She taught him so much, and helped him discover his passion for music. HIGHLY recommend her for lessons! We miss you Ms. Gartin!
Joshua
My daughter took drum lessons with Sarah. She made huge advancements in percussion during this time and the relationship between her and my daughter was remarkable. It is a blessing to find someone that your children bond with and look up to.
Symeon
Ms.Gartin has been such an influential mentor in my life . Her teaching methods have opened up my mind to go deeper into the world of percussion in just the span of a year ! THE REAL DEAL
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Abel T.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Jazz Studies from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Abel T.

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Are you a complete beginner picking up sticks for the first time? Have you been playing for years but need something new to focus on? Or are you somewhere in the middle? Wherever you are on your journey I am here to help. With almost 10 years of teaching experience I have come across all levels of drummers. Whether you want to tackle a new song or learn how to play your favorite fill, I can help. Not only will you have fun in our lessons but I will help develop great technique while doing so. With my instruction my students have gone on to join their schools bands and compete for All State/Regional groups. You will learn something new every lesson, guaranteed!

About Abel

Hi! My name is Abel and I am a professional drummer. I graduated in 2013 from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University with a degree in Jazz Studies. I have taught all ages and levels for more than 9 years. Whether you are a complete beginner picking sticks up for the first time or

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Erik
I studied with Abel for 3 years as an adult student and had a great experience. He’s a very dedicated drummer and teacher, is patient and smart, and is also a cool guy to hang out with. He became a great mentor, and I wouldn’t be the drummer I am today without him!
Linda
Wonderful drum teacher! Works well with children of all ages and is incredibly patient with his students. I’ve known Abel for years and I highly recommend him for students looking to improve for their technique to compete in school bands.

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Doug F.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish - un poco
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 16 to 80
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Doug F.

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About Doug

If you want to confidently play to your favorite songs and have the time of your life doing it, I'm the right instructor for you. In short, my students think of playing guitar as a healthy addiction. Throughout my music career, I've realized the traditional teaching method is the main reaso

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Robert
my first lesson ever. well done.
Olivia
My daughter loved it and thought the instructor was patient and laid back. She loved that he picked out some of her music to practice with.
bryan
Great guy, awesome teacher and very good with kids as well. Highly recommend Doug if you are planning to learn an instrument.

Aaron B.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Studio Recording and Production from Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences
  • Teaching since 2014
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Aaron B.

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Lessons are customized for the students based on their interest and experience. I will cover the basics and rudiments with new students but allow them to create and follow their own musical path using a variety of methods and musical styles.
Learn to read, write, and play different styles of music with accompanying techniques and fills to add to your groove development.

About Aaron

Teaching drums professionally since 1998, Aaron has influenced hundreds of budding musicians to get the most from their instrument. He has studied privately with Rob Laytham (Modern Drummer columnist), Joe Leroux (marching band guru), Gary Chaffe (legendary drummer) and many others throughout the

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Ray Z.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1999
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Ray Z.

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A fundamental approach involving an understanding of reading skills, rudiments and hand control - as well as applying these ideas to the drumset for a variety of musical styles and genres.

About Ray

Ray Zeigler is a professional musician and private music instructor in Redlands, Ca. He has been performing for over 30 years in a variety of musical styles, including classical, jazz, rock 'n' roll, country, blues, and more. Ray has played venues all over the southwestern United States as a drumme

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Smithville, TX

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Smithville is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $160 per hour.
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$53 average
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"Michael is amazing! He is teaching my 7 year old not only to play, but to understand the music theory side of it as well. We really appreciate all our son is learning from Michael"
Elijah
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Colin has been an awesome drum teacher for my son! He is very supportive and flexible with my sons abilities. Colin makes the lessons fun and really boosts his confidence. It is easy to tell that Colin has a lot of teaching experience and that he loves to share his musical talents."
Ryan
Took Drum lessons from Colin M.
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"Great experience!

My 7 yr old has been taking drum lessons with Henri for aobut 2 months. He is always excited to go, and never wants to leave at the end. He is learning rhythms and other drum basics. Henri is great at keeping him on track, but allowing for enough fun/free play as well. It is great that Henri has two drum kits so they can both play the whole lesson."
Ruth
Took Drum lessons from Henri B.
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"Riccardo is a very knowledgeable teacher and also able to make the lesson fun."
Giorgia
Took Drum lessons from Riccardo B.
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"Great dedicated teacher

Can't say often enough how lucky we are to have Jesse found as the drums and guitar teacher of my two sons. You can tell that he lives for music and it's not just a job for him teaching students. He is determined but patient with the kids and really has educational skills. Furthermore he is absolute reliable and committed. The regular recitals combined with a pot luck at his place are really fun!"
Franziska
Took Drum lessons from Jesse M.
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"Mike is an awesome teacher who takes interest in each student's personality and is able to customize the learning experience accordingly. My son is only 6 and yet he is making excellent progress and always enjoys his lessons. Mike makes sure there is always a personal connection and that makes the student comfortable and confident in playing music. He is always attentive to detail and is able to pinpoint what the student needs to work on and therefore there is always an improvement in technique. We were referred to him by a friend and are very happy with our decision to enroll our son. Highly recommended!"
Clarence
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Carmen is top notch! She has been teaching our children for five years, and has been extraordinary all the way. It began when she personally delivered a used drum set to our home that she hand selected for us. Then it continues with her high energy and motivational techniques to make the lessons fun - yet challenging and exciting as well. Technology is engaged to maintain the experience at home.

Carmen's communication is second to none as well. We often work during the lessons and a sitter drives the kids to their lessons. Carmen makes sure to follow up with us (when needed) regarding lesson plans, areas to improve, and even readiness for future tasks. In a word - amazing!

We are so grateful to have Carmen as the person to foster in our children a lifelong love of music and an eagerness to learn about it. Thanks, Carmen!"
Kay D.
Took Drum lessons from Carmen C.
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"Ben is a caring and thoughtful teacher. He helped me out at my studio teaching drum lessons for a 5 year old student and they had a great time working together! 5 Stars *****"
Concetta
Took Drum lessons from Ben E.
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"John has been a great drum instructor for our 9 year old son. In a short period of time, John has taught him tons of skills and also helped develop his love of drumming. He keeps it fun, easy and motivational, but also has challenged our little drummer. He is very encouraging and positive with our son's progress. John is always on time and is a great communicator. We definitely recommend John!"
Sarah
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"Mr. Bailey is an awesome instructor. He is very patient with my son and he makes the lessons fun! I highly recommend Mr. Bailey"
Mrs.Johnson
Took Drum lessons from Conchshell R.
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