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Barbara R.

9 Reviews
Fairfax Station, VA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Languages from George Washington University
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Barbara R.

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About Barbara

Singing is my life! I trained classically from 4/1972 - 4/83, then continued concentrated self study for 5 years. I sang for Voice of America and National Geographic Explorer specials before becoming voice coach for the MD Renaissance Festival. I have sung professionally since '83 and have taught

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Marc E D.
I have been taking lessons from Barbara for 3 to 4 months now.I live in a condo so when I practice every 2 weeks I take my PA.over to my x girl friends house to practice .She is the person who got me started 12 years ago and she knows my voice well.She rarely compliments me on anything which is common for an x girlfriend, however the last 2 times I practiced at her house ,she cracks a big smile and says with suprise"You have gotten better!"Thanks Barbara!
Marc E D.
Barbara was great,she knows her stuff.Looking foward to my next lesson with her.Also fantastic personality!
Frank B.
Barbara is fantastic. She has such a strong background in vocal performance and taking good care of your instrument. She's lso a lot of fun and has great enthusiasm.
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Andrew B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Best Drum Teacher from Southern California Music School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew B.

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• Teaching professionally since 2001
• Uses customized curriculum geared for each student
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About Andrew

Andrew is available to teach lessons at his recording studio located in Feasterville. Andrew is a graduate of Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music in Hollywood, California with a degree in drum/percussion performance. Andrew spends his time teaching drums, recording drums and pl

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Mike
Wish there were more stars. Andrew is the most patient and gifted teacher. He’s been teaching our son since he he was two years old and we’ve stuck with him for almost 6 years. Highly recommend Andrew to anyone who wants to learn the drums.
Dana S.
Helpful, considerate, knowledgeable, and flexible.
annie
Andrew is teaching my daughter snare drum for marching band tryouts in the spring. The first lesson was excellent and she looks forward to working with Andrew in more lessons.
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Granville M.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Granville M.

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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!

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Andrew G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Diploma Program, Performance Major, Percussion from Berklee College of Music
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Andrew G.

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Fun drum lessons! I've had the pleasure of teaching hundreds of private students of all ages and skill levels for the past 21 years. I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music. I've taught master classes for the California Percussive Arts Society and the Jazz School in Berkeley. I've also taught 4th-8th grade classroom music and intro & elementary concert band and Bandworks rock ensembles for kids and adults. Additionally I've taught kindergarten and pre school music.

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About Andrew

Hi, my name is Andrew Griffin. I'm a professional drummer, drum instructor, songwriter, bandleader, and dad living in the San-Francisco bay area. I've been teaching drums for 21 years. I try to make each lesson super fun and very informative. I will use my many years of experience, working with all

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Jesse P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors degree, Music from University of Minnesota
  • Teaching since 1998
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Jesse P.

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Whether you are a beginner inspired to learn the drumbeat of your favorite song, or you've been playing for years but just can't seem to make further progress on your own...I've got you covered!

I have taught drum lessons for over 20 years to students of all ages. I care deeply about helping students reach their goals on the instrument, and I never cease to be amazed at the beauty and creativity involved in making music.

My background in a nutshell: I have a degree in music with a focus on percussion and composition from a major university, I've studied with some of the greatest drummers in the world, and I lead and compose the music for a jazz quartet in New York City.

Are you ready? Let's get started!

About Jesse

I have a bachelor's degree in music (percussion & composition) from the University of Minnesota, where I studied percussion with Fernando Meza, jazz drums with Phil Hey, and music composition with Judith Zaimont. I also studied for several years with the renowned jazz drummer Dave King (The Bad Plu

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Trevor H.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Master's Degree in Music from University of Nevada, Reno
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Trevor H.

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I have 17 years experience performing drum set, hand drums, mallets and many other percussion instruments. I received a Bachelor's in Music for Percussion Performance and Music Education from the Sacramento State School of Music and I received my Master's in Music for Percussion Performance from the University of Nevada, Reno. I have experience teaching in public schools (high school and middle school levels), the collegiate level, music camps, and I have maintained a private studio for over two years. I have a method of teaching based on what you want to learn while also going over technique, posture, musicianship and music theory. My teaching is based entirely on the student as many people have different ways of learning so I do my best to make myself clear. My goal is to make lessons fun and informative, so let's enjoy the journey of making music!

About Trevor

Hello! I am a freelance percussionist, educator and private teacher based in Sacramento, CA. I received my Bachelor's in Music in Music Education and Percussion Performance from the Sacramento State School of Music and my Master's Degree in Music from the University of Nevada, Reno. I have been

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Reyna Machado
Trevor is excellent in teaching and performing on drums. He is extremely supportive and will help you work towards your musical goal. With his passion and ability to play both percussion and drums, I give Trevor beyond the 5 star ratings. It was a pleasure meeting Trevor at Cazadero Music Camp in 2018. He is a talented and inspiring music teacher!
David Saul Lee
Trevor is so incredibly gifted and brings a plethora of skill to the classroom. His ability to make learning fun is second to none. He knows how to go to the core of the any obstacle and find it's solution. Trevor is as good as it gets in Music Education!
Jennifer
My son, now in 8th grade, has been taking private lessons with Trevor for over 2 years now. We have had lessons both in person and on line. My son has grown & matured quite a bit working with Trevor and is currently 1st chair at his school. We highly recommend Trevor!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Gainesville, VA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Gainesville is $66. 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
$53 average
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$66 average

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"Mike is a very good drummer and a very good instructor! I'm a student and it's a very fun, productive time, and just an all around good experience. All the songs I am/have learned are awesome and it's not confusing. In fact, its the exact opposite. If you ever have a question it isn't awkward or uncomfortable. All the songs I learn fit in my music taste and the way he teaches is very simple and I feel like i have made an incredible amount of progress. I can't wait for next lesson!"
Memo Oelke, age 12
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"Joan is GREAT!

Joan has been a fantastic teacher to our 5 year old son. She is very patient and takes the time to ensure that he is following directions and understanding drumming concepts. She also is flexible with scheduling and kept in constant touch with us if any changes were made to the scheduled practice lessons. We highly recommend Joan to anyone who is looking to take drum lessons from TakeLessons. Thanks Joan!!!"
William
Took Drum lessons from Joan Q.
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"So fun and encouraging!"
Rowan
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"My 10 year old son really enjoyed his first lesson"
Trey
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"Learning from Adam was an amazing experience! He is extremely professional, welcoming and knowledgeable. His mentorship made me feel capable and confident as a musician. I’d recommend Adam to anyone."
Katherine
Took Drum lessons from Adam S.
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"We have been with Mike for several years. He is one of the best teachers our daughter has ever had. He is so enthusiastic about teaching drums to others. He is patient and works with our daughter to learn new skills. Looking forward to many more years with him."
Daniel Fisher
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Athan is very friendly, patient and provides clear and easy instructions. Im sure my playing will improve with his teaching."
Felix
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Jerry is the drum instructor for a young man interested in playing the drums in our church. Jerry was a very delightful, caring and knowledgeable instructor. Our young man just loves him and look forward to attending his drum lessons. Real glad we chosen him to work with."
Darleen
Took Drum lessons from Jerry J.
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"Garrett was patient, kind, and professional when he meet with my son virtually. I was a little worried about how the meet was going to go because it was virtual; however, he did an excellent job rearranging the camera whenever he needed to provide the appropriate angles for my son to learn."
Dillard
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"You should book this guy right away! He is very proficient, professional, polite, and one of the very best drum instructors in town!"
Kathleen Keller
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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