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Rich M.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rich M.

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I have over thirty years of experience teaching students of all ages and abilities. My youngest student is seven and my oldest student is seventy six. I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music and have years of experience playing with jazz, rock, funk and country groups as well as playing shows for touring acts. My versatility allows me to teach many styles. Whether it's teaching a beginning student how to play rock, helping a teenage student prepare for marching band or jazz band or showing a retiree how to play to their favorite song, I always enjoy help my students learn and improve.

About Rich

I am originally from a city just outside Boston, Massachusetts called Quincy. I was lucky to have studied with some of the finest teachers around Boston including the many great teachers at Berklee College of Music. While in Boston and studying at Berklee, I was an instructor for the Boston Crusade

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Jim
Rich is an excellent teacher! He is an excellent performer who is accomplished in many different styles of music! I have watched him perform with many various groups playing different styles of music at different venues. He has an excellent ability to transcribe what he hears and write it down in musical notation. I can not recommend him highly enough.
Barry
Rich has worked with my son for the past three years. His knowledge and experience with music shows. He is patient and works hard to make him a better drummer. We highly recommend Rich for any drum lesson.
Tom
Simply put, Rich MacDonald is a remarkable drum teacher. Educated at Berklee, he is a veteran working drummer who knows, plays and can teach any style of music. His patience and adaptability to specific student needs is the perfect persona for teaching young beginners. For intermediates, he is a calm, steady guide to correcting mistakes and quirks that get in the way of effective technique. Even for experienced drummers, he is an incredible resource for expanding capabilities and mastering unfamiliar styles. His charts, when needed, are professional models of clarity.

With a long background in music, but not drums, I studied with Rich for four years and would be still were it not for unrelated physical issues.

There's no one I could recommend more highly, as a drum teacher...as a person. Studying with Rich is not only drum education, it's enjoyable.

Chuck M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
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Chuck M.

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One on one private instruction, Online instruction

About Chuck

Influences.. John Bonham, Ginger Baker, Ian Paice (Juilliard Member since 2005)

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Ed V.
My lesson was awesome. Chuck was the best. Very personable. Can't wait for the next one.
Sherrysnne
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!
Kim Holmes
One of the best drummers I have ever played with.
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Noam I.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English, Hebrew, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Noam I.

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Learning drums is extremely fun and satisfying! It involves the entire body and the mind, challenging in many different ways and extremely rewarding.

While it can be demanding to learn an instrument, it can be as easy as you want it to be. Our lessons can be designed to fit your personal goal. In the lessons we will play songs, study technique and reading and learn different genres of music - all while having fun!

I have been teaching for over 10 years, with experience in all levels (Beginner to Advanced) and in every age group. I am very passionate about teaching music, I believe it has the power to change lives, and also helps with just putting a smile on your face :)

About Noam

Hello everyone! My name is Noam and I am a professional drummer, drum teacher and music producer, living in NYC. I moved to the United States 8 years ago to study at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, from which I graduated with a Masters degree, majoring in Drums and Music Production and Engi

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S.E
I had a great experience with Noam. Each lesson had a structure as we explored various elements in each lesson covering a lot of ground. Noam is very knowledgeable, patient and encouraging. Noam has the ability to take a complex concept and break it down until you grasp it completely. Each lesson was productive and enjoyable. Thank you Noam!
Lauren L.
Noam is an excellent drum tutor!

He is so knowledgeable about the drums and passionate about sharing that knowledge. His lessons are well structured to make the most of the time available to practice existing skills and learn new techniques, as well as being fun!

He takes the time to really focus on your existing technique in order to iron out any bad habits and he breaks down new techniques in a simple and easy to learn manner.

Highly recommended!
Pia
Noam is a fantastic teacher! I had a great time learning with him. He was very patient, creative and supportive. We studied different genres of music and went through rhythms from all around the world - it was so interesting. Noam was always very punctual and super professional. Highly recommended!

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Hugh K.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Drums Performance from Oberlin Conservatory of Music
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Hugh K.

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I'm a professional drummer, and studied jazz drums with the legendary Billy Hart at Oberlin Conservatory of Music. I have experience playing jazz, Latin, pop/rock, African, and contemporary Christian music at a professional level.

Though advanced jazz drumming is my specialty, I love teaching drum lessons to students of all skill levels, and welcome beginner and intermediate students as well as advanced ones.

Lessons with me will be catered to your individual needs. I also have a jazz-drums-specific curriculum that we can through together if that is your area of interest.

About Hugh

Hi! My name is Hugh, and I'm excited to meet you! I have been teaching private lessons since 2018, and have helped my students do a lot of things including: transcribing and playing a Max Roach drum solo, performing with a student-led world music ensemble, and even learning "Enter Sandman" by M

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Eric C.

39 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner
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Eric C.

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Rhythm is one of the essential elements of music. A background in drumming can help you to better understand any instrument.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Jackie L Micklewright
Eric has been very patient and accommodating of our 7 year old who is learning the ukulele. The instruction is age-appropriate and he provides a lot of positive reinforcement/feedback.
Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.

Hayden J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • BM Percussion Performance from University of Georgia
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Hayden J.

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Hi, I'm Hayden and I'm so excited for the opportunity to guide you on the next step of your drumming journey!

I am currently a Percussion Performance Major and Jazz Studies Minor at the University of Georgia. I've been playing for more than ten years now, and I've been teaching for six, whether that be through a private capacity, or with high school drum lines, group sessions, etc. Teaching is a huge passion of mine!

My teaching philosophy is one that addresses students as musical individuals, and combines the student’s goals with proven methodologies designed to build strong, refined technique, and great sound production on all instruments. Ideally, I am looking for students with a little experience under their belt, but I am always willing to take a beginner that has a desire to work hard and practice!

I offer instruction in most areas of percussion, students can choose to study a selection, or all of the following:

Snare Drum
Drum Set
Mallets Percussion (2 and/or 4)
Timpani
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About Hayden

Hi, I'm Hayden and I'm so excited for the opportunity to guide you on the next step of your drumming journey! I am currently a Percussion Performance Major and Jazz Studies Minor at the University of Georgia. I've been playing for more than ten years now, and I've been teaching for six, whether th

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Stephenson, VA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Stephenson is $65. 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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"I seriously cannot thank Andrew enough for what he has taught me! He is so patient, knowledgeable, and kind. He is a natural drummer through and through and his skills are truly inspiring. He’s a great guy to learn from and just be around. I feel like a total rockstar now!"
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Took Drum lessons from Andrew W.
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"Ray is a wonderful drum teacher to my 13 year old son. He is not only, a passionate and talented musician, but also a great instructor, who is capable of conveying his knowledge into age appropriate lessons that are easy, relateball, fun, and customized to fit the individual skill level, interests and goals of each student."
Cintia A.
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"Very knowledgeable and patient. My son has learned a lot in a short amount of time.
Highly recommend!"
Curtis
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"My Daughter started taking lessons with Sheri in the Spring and is LOVING the drums! Sheri is SO enthusiastic and has a real connections with kids. She has sparked a passion in my daughter and I think she is Fantastic!"
Susie
Took Drum lessons from Sheri L.
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"My son looks forward to seeing Garrett each week for drum lessons. Garrett is very good with kids and makes learning fun."
Tahnee
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Excellent teacher--highly recommended

We are so glad we found Eric! After trying (and failing) with two other drum coaches who lacked a crucial requirement--in one case, depth of knowledge, and in another case, patience--my son has been taught by Eric for three years and has become an excellent drummer. Eric is highly knowledgeable, very patient, and a great communicator. He is the best music teacher we've found (and that includes three music teachers we used for another child, who took lessons for several instruments). Eric is also very knowledgeable about several other instruments. You cannot find a better music teacher than Eric!"
Benjamin
Took Drum lessons from Eric B.
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"Dylan is an excellent teacher and an amazing drummer. He is down-to-earth and makes you feel comfortable immediately. He's also very organized regarding scheduling, and his lesson plans are flexible and productive. His teaching style is detail oriented and he explains well. He does not hesitate to correct my child and still encourages her to play better. Dylan is very enthusiastic about drumming and makes lessons a joy to take.

I am so glad we found him as soon as we came to NYC!"
Puneet
Took Drum lessons from Dylan M.
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"Both of my boys like him , he is very professional and has a lot of patience to teach my oldest son who has learning disability."
Joshua
Took Drum lessons from Aaron C.
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"Mr. Murray is very patient about teaching me all the cool and important techniques I need to play my grooves and he is very helpful on answering all the questions that I encountered during my out and in class practices. I strongly recommend Mr. Murray!"
Joe
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"David is a good and patient teacher. He really helped me with honing the fundamentals."
Eric
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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