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No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing drum teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

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Hear From TakeLessons Drum Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

"My son is 9 and has been playing for over four years. Keith has done a great job pointing out some fundamental flaws in his technique that would have plagued my son for years. It's been an invaluable experience to work with a teacher that is so good with kids and has a lifetime of knowledge of professional drumming. The stories about the old "rock days" keep it entertaining."
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
"really nice"
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"Great Teacher!

My son is 11 and takes Drum lessons from Mike. He is extremely patient and knowledgeable. My son enjoys going to his lessons every week. We were lucky to find Mike."
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
"Thomas is such a good teacher. He's patient with me and is so incredible about breaking down a music for me and helping me understand what I'm playing. I've become a better drummer two times over after working with him for a few months. He's very kind, too, and very flexible with my schedule! Can't recommend him enough."
Took Drum lessons from Thomas B.
"Keith is a fantastic personality. My 7 year old son has been studying under him since Santa brought a junior kit to the home. He is patient and strikes just the right tone during the lessons between serious and fun. My son responds well to him and I also enjoy observing the lessons.
Keith's long music background comes through immediately. Doing what he loves for his life is quite an accomplishment that I envy. I don't hesitate to recommend him to anyone looking to learn the Drums.
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
"Awesome teacher

My son really enjoys playing the drums under the instruction of Keith. Keith makes it fun and my child learns a lot with the suggested materials given to him.

Keith also helps the parents by helping them understand what is needed for the student to learn.

Keith keeps on top of communication and responds immediately with suggestions and looks out for deals to help support his students.

A wonderful, wonderful man!!"
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
"Great instructor, very knowledgeable and friendly."
Took Drum lessons from Michael T.
"Michael has been teaching drums to my 6-year-old son for the past 5 months. He has been really great to work with. My son loves going to his lessons, where he always has fun. Michael's demeanor is perfect for my son, keeping the lesson light and breezy in tone, but making sure he is always learning proper technique and advancing his skills.

Michael is very flexible, always working with us to adjust the schedule when needed. We rented drums at first (which we were able to do through Michael - I asked, he provided; no pressure sales), but when we were ready to purchase, he helped us find the right set. Michael even helped us get a reduced price through a local music store.

I can't say enough good things about our experience with Michael. The best testimony that I can give is that my son loves to practice his drums every day, without having to be asked!"
Took Drum lessons from Michael J.
"Colin took the right amount of time to get to know my son and his skill level so that he could begin the instruction with what’s most relevant to my son. Colin was very patient and encouraging through out the lesson. My son is excited to come back for more lessons."
Took Drum lessons from Colin M.
"Great start! Tracy has a calm way about her that works really well with our daughter. She left her with some fun and doable homework for the next lesson. We’re excited to keep going."
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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