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Evan W.

17 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music, cum laude, Jazz Studies from University of Washington
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded Brechemin Scholarship from University of Washington
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Evan W.

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Professional teacher since 2008. Started with a snare drum in fourth grade and never stopped! Alumnus of University of Washington (BM, cum laude, Jazz Studies) + Roosevelt High School. I make sure to teach students what they are most interested in while also providing them with a strong musical foundation they can apply to any path.

About Evan

Hello, my name is Evan, and I’d love to teach you to play some drums! As a graduate of the University of Washington's acclaimed jazz program as well the prestigious Roosevelt High School Jazz Band, I am a professional drummer and teacher with an extensive and varied set of experiences. I began t

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Mason S.
He is amazing!!! My shy kiddo is feeling very confident about drumming now!!!
Drayden F.
Evan was very nice. This was the first lesson. More to come!
Ryan
After many years of not playing drums, Evan has done a lot to help me remember how fun it is to have fun on the drums!

His teaching style is creative and interesting in terms of what material he brings and how he incorporates it into what you're working on, he communicates in a way that I find easy to understand, and scheduling and communication outside of the lesson has been a breeze. Our online lessons have been surprisingly easy (as someone new to this way of learning)--Evan's set up is easy to see and hear and feel like you're talking to a human being, and having the lesson recorded and sent over has been hugely helpful for reviewing the material.

Evan also happens to be in my opinion the most creative, interesting, and musical drummer in the city of Seattle, at least that I know of. Highly recommend!
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David L.

7 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Spanish, B.A. from University of Washington
  • Awarded Dean's List from University of Washington
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David L.

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My teaching technique is learner-centered. I work with students to help them build a strong vocabulary of drum rudiments and have them apply their newly acquired drumming knowledge to the songs and genres that interest them most. I have found this to be ideal for those at the beginning and intermediate levels. For the advanced drummers out there, I may be able to assist with some minor application of technique or perhaps deviate from standard drumming practices to acquire a fuller awareness of the body's interaction with not only the drumsticks and drum set, but how to maintain total postural awareness.

For those interested in flamenco, I have a lifetime of experience with the rhythms of flamenco, am a professional cajón player, and study/perform flamenco guitar.

About David

Many years of drum instruction with students who have learned best with alternative learner-centered approaches including: extreme patience, slow to fast repetition of patterns and exercises, focused breathing, as well as sight-reading, rhythm and ear training. Students with: Asperger's, Autism, D

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Phillip Gardner
Day 1 of drumming lessons! David answered all my questions led the conversation and helped ease my need to be perfect! I am excited to practice the skills we worked on and excited to see where the next lessons go!! Thanks David for a great 1st experience!
mike
DAVID IS AN OUTSTANDING TEACHER IN EVERY RESPECT. HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH SEEMS EXCELLENT, AND HIS INTEREST IN THIS LANGUAGE IS CLEARLY VERY STRONG. THIS ALLOWS CLOSE ANALYSIS OF SPANISH, AND STANDS AS A SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT TO THE DIDACTIC PROCESS. IN TURN THIS PROMOTES A SPIRIT OF LEARNING IN CLASS WHICH IS INFORMATIVE AND GOOD FUN. FINALLY HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH/ENGLISH COGNATES AND INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS IS UNUSUALLY BROAD, WHICH MAKES LEARNING SPANISH WITH HIM EASY AND ENTERTAINING. I BELIEVE DAVID HAS A TRUE VOCATION FOR TEACHING, AND I HOPE I CAN GO ON WITH LESSONS WITH HIM FOR SOME TIME TO COME.
Jacob
David is a great instructor. My son is 9 and a beginner and David is very good with him.

Brett R.

11 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Español
  • AAAS digital/analog audio engineering from Shoreline Comm. College
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Brett R.

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Wide variety of styles/genres:
e.g. Rock, Swing, Latin, etc.
Includes all snare rudiments, as well as full trap-kit exercises.
Familiarization of multiple time signatures.

About Brett

MUSIC INSTRUCTION AND ENJOYMENT OFFERED. Very enthusiastic and experienced musician available for instruction offering the following: # In-depth written music theory coupled with an equivalent of ear training and tone recognition # Introduction to performance skills with instruments

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Julie
I'm into my second month of weekly guitar lessons with Brett and can't believe how well I am playing already!! I've had some basic guitar lessons in the past but still very much a beginner. Brett knew precisely where to start and what I needed next to advance my playing, and broke it down into attainable steps. So far I've learned a good handful of strum patterns; I can finally play two songs pretty well and sing along; and I am in the rudimentary stage of learning to finger pick. Really love the fact that beautiful sounds are coming from my instrument! Highly recommend if you're ready to make the commitment to becoming a capable player.
Charlie E.
What a terrible experience. I signed up for lessons for my wife from Brett as a gift because he listed times that would work for my wife given that we have a young daughter, and have a hard time making time for lessons. Brett told us 3 days before the lesson that the time wouldn't work, then simply never showed for the rescheduled first lesson. Worse, he simply refused to do scheduling via email (he would leave voicemails and failed to return my wife's call when she called back as they were playing phone tag), and then told us he had another commitment during the slot we had supposedly reserved for him. Worse, he failed to update the site as he continually cancelled lessons and never showed up for scheduled times. I now have a huge hassle of getting a refund on the money I paid for lessons as opposed to a lovely gift for my wife. Life's too short and we're too busy for such an awful experience.
Scott P.
Great teacher for my young daughter

Brett has been a great teacher for my 5 year old daughter. She is just learning the basics of piano and Brett has been great at expanding her skill sets. She really enjoys practicing with him and actually looks forward to when he comes over every week!

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Athan G.

66 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Jazz Performance/Composition from California State University Northridge
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Athan G.

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I have taught drums for eight years, and strive to provide each student with exactly what they need to excel. I have extensive training, both from CSUN as a Jazz Performance major and performing around the world in various groups. From basic technique, to advanced technical and musical studies, my wealth of knowledge and experience will help you improve immensely. I teach based on each individual student in order to provide you with the best and most fun learning experience.

About Athan

Hello potential students! I have been teaching music for over eight years, and love teaching as much as music itself. As someone who started late (began drumming at age 16), and quickly progressed from complete (i.e. terrible) beginner to studying at nationally ranked CSU Northridge's jazz program,

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Mario M.
Awesome instructor! Definitely seeing my progress!
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Dani D.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dani D.

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Hey drummers!

Learn to groove to the music you love!

My name is Dani Danor. I am a professional drummer and teacher. Drums and music have always been my biggest passion.

My number one goal in teaching is to get my students as excited as I am about this incredible instrument. And why shouldn't they? This is one of the few (if not the only) instruments that use all four limbs simultaneously. How crazy is that? Imagine how many rhythms, sounds and melodies can be created? Endless!

Drums are the heart of the music all around the world! Whether it's rock 'n roll, funk, jazz, hip-hop, salsa, samba, or electronic music, the drums are what make everything feel so good!

If you too would like to begin (or continue) exploring this amazing world of rhythm and sound, you are welcome to contact me to schedule a lesson. I teach at my studio in Crown Heights as well as at the students' homes.

All ages and levels are welcome! Feel free to contact me for more information.

All the best,

Dani

About Dani

Hey drummers! Learn to groove to the music you love! My name is Dani Danor. I am a professional drummer and teacher. Drums and music have always been my biggest passion. My number one goal in teaching is to get my students as excited as I am about this incredible instrument. And why should

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Paulin
My 10 year old son has been taking drum lessons with DD for more than a year now. He is a wonderful teacher and is very patient. My son does not always give his best focus / concentration when it comes to learning. DD is able to provide new and interesting materials to keep him interested and inspired every week. In addition, DD is super punctual and easy to work with when it comes to scheduling. I'm so glad that I found your profile online! Thank you, Dani!
Bill
Dani is truly an amazing teacher and I'm so fortunate to have found him. He is a highly skilled musician and phenomenal drummer who knows how to explain and teach at my level. I've improved so much in a short amount of time by practicing what Dani gives me to work on and I've been having a blast, too. Not only is Dani a great teacher and drummer but he's also kind, patient and fun to learn from. Best drum teacher I could have wished for!!!
Cheryl
I've been taking drum lessons with Dani since January (6 months) and have been really enjoying our lessons. Dani's a great teacher with a positive attitude and that made all the difference. I'd leave the lessons feeling excited and inspired to practice the new beats he taught me. Super glad we're able to continue our lessons online during this period. I can't recommend him enough!
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Vaughn C.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Outstanding Soloist from Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival
  • Microbiology from University of Kansas
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Vaughn C.

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Learning to play the drums should be a fun adventure, and I believe the best way for my students to learn is to teach them through the music they like. Whether you want to translate your best Neil Peart air drumming impressions to the drums, prepare drum covers of some of today's most popular music, or learn to play so you and your friends can FINALLY start that band you've always wanted to start, I can help you accomplish your goals!

With my curriculum, you will learn (depending on your current abilities):
- All "40 Essential Drum Rudiments" and learn how to turn them into crazy fills that
you can impress all your friends with
- Basic grooves that are applicable to almost any band you play with
- How to read drum charts and song forms
- Even write your own drum parts and compose music yourself!

About me: I've been playing the drums and taking lessons myself since I was 8-years-old (15 years!!). I started learning the basics - at my first recital, I played along with

About Vaughn

I have two years of experience teaching private drum lessons and 15 years of playing the drum set myself. Through teaching and taking lessons myself, I believe the best way to learn is to develop a curriculum and stick to it! Every student is different in the amount of time they are able to practic

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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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My 10 year old son has about 5 lessons under his belt now. The lessons are fun, focused, and strategically improving his skills. I am very impressed with how the lessons are paced and the amount of material that is covered. Michael is super kid-friendly and is patient. The homework is consistent and appropriate."
Ellen
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Matt is very thorough boys love him very satisfied"
Christopher
Took Drum lessons from Matthew N.
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"Mark is a great teacher for advanced students. Even after years of learning from other teachers Mark was able to find a number of spots for improvement on my first lesson."
Evan Kravitz
Took Drum lessons from Mark S.
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"My 9 yr old son has been studying drums with Jesse for about 3 years now. He recently also started piano and ukulele. Jesse is a wonderful teacher. He knows his stuff, is patient but strict and gentle but firm. He even hosts recitals for his students a couple of times a year. We feel very fortunate to have signed up with Jesse. If you are interested in learning an instrument you will be glad to have Jesse as your instructor."
Oscar Baranchuk
Took Drum lessons from Jesse M.
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"I started lessons with Bobby about 2 years ago as a total beginner with an awful case of performance anxiety. I'd never picked up a drum stick in my life, but decided on a whim that I wanted to play along with my favorite rock songs. The first song I wanted to learn was by Motley Crue, and without any hesitation whatsoever, Bobby walked me (the complete novice, mind you) through Tommy Lee's crazy-tough grooves and fills. Thanks to Bobby's patience and guidance, I can now play that song and many of my other favorites.

Bobby has been an incredible teacher; he is consistently patient, kind, and fun. He has a great way of creating engaging lessons that include a mix of learning to play specific songs and also working on drills that make playing those songs a little easier. If you're looking for a talented, supportive, and down to earth drum teacher, Bobby's your guy! I highly recommend him!"
Sarah
Took Drum lessons from Bobby C.
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"Great instructor! Great communication"
Serena
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"Great first lesson! My daughter was excited throughout the lesson and it continued when we got home. Rachel really brought the lesson down to my daughter’s level effectively."
Violet
Took Drum lessons from Rachel H.
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"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."
Barry
Took Drum lessons from Rich M.
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"John was patient, very helpful, and met my son where he was in his journey. Already after the firs lesson, he was well improved and excited for the next lesson."
Maxton
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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