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Popular Drum Teachers in Arlington, VA

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Nathan R.

24 Reviews
Hanover, MD
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters Degree from Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
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Nathan R.

24 Reviews
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Aside from teaching various styles of music on drum set, I also teach more classical type percussion (including mallet percussion)

About Nathan

I have been teaching private lessons for close to 10 years and have been an active performer for even longer, playing in all different types of groups, from rock bands and jazz groups to orchestras and brass bands. I studied music at Frostburg State University (Bachelors) and the Peabody Conservat

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Joshua V.
Very pleasant teacher. First lesson went well. Thank you
Twila
Nathan is kind and encouraging. My son is enjoying the lessons and making progress towards playing tapas and reveille. He sounds good!! Online classes are convenient to add into a busy schedule.
Jonas L.
This is the first lesson I got to listen to of my son working with Nathan. Usually I'm not home from work. I am really impressed with how much he was able to help my son improve so quickly. I wish we had started this much sooner.

Cabot P.

Woodbridge, VA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cabot P.

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I would like to present services as a steel drum and percussionist musician, although I have enjoyed tremendous success as a fulltime touring musician. I am happiest teaching It inspires me to see the talent develop and confidence build in my students. As your teacher I look forward to start this amazing life changing journey with you!

About Cabot

Music is my life's work and passion. I am a Results-driven Musical instuctor and steal pan maestro with 45 years of progressive experience and a proven record for teaching and developing award winning musicians. As a musician, my proven ability to interact with people of highly diverse cultures, ag

Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Raycurt J.

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Give me the beat. Basic three piece trap-set to eight piece wih cymbols. Have you the drive to make the Rhythm?
To achieve the motion necessary in the music and set the other instruments on the roll to Rock.
Counting the structure of time in musc. Learn the system .
This all applies to purcussion instrtuments alike. Just different techniques to clockwork timing.

About Raycurt

Raycurt J. aka "Fiddla", Violin-Viola-Voice-Piano-Rhythm-Dance Multi-talent native of Washington, D.C. began playing music at the age of seven on the piano. Singing in local church choirs with family members and participating with the D.C. Youth Chorale. Began instruction on the Viola in the D.C

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Reed E.
cool guy
Makaylah
Very good first lesson for a 6 year old - looking forward to continuing!
David B.
1st lesson. was an awesome experience. Knowledgeable, patient and encouraging!

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Bryan B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Music Education from University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Bryan B.

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I'm inspired to impart a vibrant love for the art of drumming to my students. I value giving students a strong foundation in the fundamentals of rhythm, technique and all styles of music, as well as exploring the individual and creative interests of each of my students.

I have degree in Music Education from CU Boulder (2012) with a special interest in jazz studies, improvisation and classical percussion. I also have thorough experience with traditional Indian spiritual music known as kirtan. I have taught middle school music in Denver public schools as well as privately for ages ranging 7-30. Studied with various professional musicians around Colorado, including Paul Romaine, Mike Marlier, Brad Goode, John Gunther and Doug Walter.

All in all, music is an art form meant for cultivating the human spirit and enriching life. My desire is to impart this gift to my students through the art form of drums, rhythm and creativity.

About Bryan

I specialize in teaching beginning and intermediate students from ages 7-18. I can work with all types of learners and help them get a good foundation in rhythm, technique and basic drumming styles. I have been playing drums and music for over 15 years in various formal and informal settings a

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Barb
Bryan is an amazing teacher and I was able to learn so much from his years of drumming experience. He has a wonderful teaching style that meets his students individual needs.
Tom G.
Bryan is a wonderful teacher with years of diverse musical experience.
Bob
Bryan is an experienced instructor with a lot of knowledge about drumming. I would recommend Bryan to anyone who is looking for an instructor with versatile skills and a personalized way of teaching.
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Jeromy O.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jeromy O.

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As a teacher that cares alot for the student, I get to know excactly what the student likes and needs. Music is fun and a passion so learning it has to be fun as well . We will be listenining to your favorite music as you learn to play to it. The best way to learn is to listen and then playing along with good instruction. Learning rudiments and syncopation, there are asignments to practice in the process.

About Jeromy

Life is all about living your dream and enjoying life to its fullest. Drumming is my passion and im so thankfull to make it my living and to share my knowledge to others is an amazing feeling. I believe in making learning fun as Ive been told Im fun to be around! At around 5 years old I knew I want

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Linda
Jeromy has been teaching my son drum lessons for the past year and has done an excellent job, My son enjoys and learns much from Jeromy. His talent, patience and sense of humor keep the lessons fun and challenging.
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Scott M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded Parent's Choice Award from Parent's Choice Award
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Scott M.

6 Reviews
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From how to hold a stick and drum rudiments through reading advanced from music and playing to a click track

About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott. I usually perform using a one-man band setup I created. I modified guitar and made foot pedals to control a drum set, while singing. I have a recording studio at home, and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a sound engineer.

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Matthew T.
Scott is a great teacher, informative, very skilled and fun to work with
Liam
Had our first lesson with Scott. He was great with my 7 year old. We look forward to future lessons with him!
Eric
Very personable and eager to share his love of music. He’s not looking to teach you “his way” but meeting you where you’re at and helping you get to where you want to go, musically.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Arlington, VA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Arlington is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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$39 average
45 min
$52 average
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$64 average

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"I was a little skeptical with my son, who is six years old,to start taking drum lessons because I thought he was too young. Well, it turns out that he is not and I am thankful that David is his teacher because he is awesome with him. He is very kind and patient. My son is learning a lot! I am very happy."
John
Took Drum lessons from David E.
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"Dave yauk is very patient, kind, and encouraging towards students. he is a great teacher and a great role model to students. If you are in need of musical lessons Dave Yauk is the person to got to."
Christian
Took Drum lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"Our son decided to start learning drums this year and about a year behind the other kids at school. Kevin has been able to encourage him and provide the basic fundamental instruction so that he can feel confident as he will be transitioning into the school band class soon. It is quite obvious that he genuinely cares about his students and wants the best for them. We definitely recommend this guy if your looking for someone to help you get started on the path to becoming more musically inclined :)"
Brian
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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"Fine teacher and top-quality musician with incredible depth of experience."
Anthony
Took Drum lessons from Bo W.
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"Josh has been an great instructor and motivational figure for our 11 year old. My son says "he is cool!". I highly recommend Josh for both his expertise and fantastic personality."
Eddie
Took Drum lessons from Joshua T.
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"Great teacher. Teaching in steps and then adding more to it and repeating is the best way to go and Rufus is doing just that with me. All ready in 3rd lesson as a beginner and im getting the hand of it pretty quick. I will learn this song in no time and perhaps a few more just for the fun of it."
Timothy
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Matthew has been great with our son! A perfect balance between keeping our 6-year old interested but also teaching the essentials. Other teachers just didn't "get it" when teaching a young, active boy. We are very pleased with Matt's approach, and after only 3 lessons and some practice, I am already able to jam with my son on some simple rock n roll tunes."
Erik
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Tyler taught me how to play the drums! He was so engaging and informative, and his teaching style allowed me to learn quickly. I had so much fun and have developed a passion for the drums. I recommend highly taking lessons from him."
Kevin
Took Drum lessons from Tyler B.
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"Great teacher, very patient with my son."
Tom
Took Drum lessons from Fabian D.
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"Very knowledgeable, patient and has great attention to detail. He provides different methods in order for you to understand. Looking forward to my next lesson."
Lobo Soto
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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