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Angie D.

Seattle, WA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Angie D.

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I am the owner and operator of the only female-owned drum studio in Seattle. I am a Staff Writer with Tom Tom Magazine, the only magazine in the world dedicated to non-binary percussionists, and am the drummer for Seattle all-female heavy rock band, Atrocity Girl. I have studied with Gary Chaffee and Anika Nilles and offer a personalized lesson plan to each student based on his or her goals and experience on the kit. I specialize in rudiments, rock drumming, linear patterns, and notation.

About Angie

Dr. Angela Sells lives in Seattle, Washington and teaches Women's Studies at the local community college. She is a Staff Writer and Editor for Tom Tom Magazine, the only publication in the world dedicated to female and non-binary percussionists. She owns and operated the only female-owned drum stud

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Alex C.

Seattle, WA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Alex C.

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I believe teaching needs to be tailor-fit to the individual. There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to private instruction. Our lessons will begin by me getting to know who you are as a student and as a musician. We will determine what you want out of music and your instrument, then we will set goals to get there. All of this will be a collaboration between me and you. I believe that music must be a self-driven endeavor. It is a vehicle for self-discovery.

That being said, I do believe in having a solid technical foundation, and I will push you to develop a daily practice routine. I try to begin every lesson with a rudimental warmup, regardless of age or experience. I also try to include free-play time, playing together, or playing along to music with every session to have fun and develop creativity. I believe fun, creativity, and human-connection is what music is all about, and technique is the work you put in to make those things happen. We will always end on a positive note ...

About Alex

Alex began his drumming career at age 11, and it quickly became his number one passion. Graduating from the snare drum to the drum set in high school, he learned to love the excitement of the stage with his rock band, Ghost Animals, and dove deep into the world of jazz while playing in his high sch

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Evan W.

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Seattle, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music, cum laude, Jazz Studies from University of Washington
  • Awarded Brechemin Scholarship, UW's highest music award 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

I love playing drums, and I love teaching others how to play drums. As a recent graduate from the University of Washington's acclaimed jazz program as well as an alumnus of the prestigious Roosevelt High School Jazz Band, I am a professional drummer and teacher with an extensive and unique set of e

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Heather
Evan is an amazing drum teacher. As an adult learner taking drum lessons for the first time, I had no idea what to expect, especially using an online format. I am happy to report that Evan has exceeded all of my expectations! He makes the lessons fun and engaging. He goes at my pace and flexes with my interests. He is incredibly patient and answers all of my questions. I highly and enthusiastically recommend Evan as a drum teacher.
Carter M
Very cheerful, helpful and good drum teacher. He taught me everything I know with drumming while making it fun and exiting.
Kevin
Friendly and helpful teacher! Lessons suitable for a wide range of skill levels.

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Juan Jose B.

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Starting at $26
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Juan Jose B.

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Gigging musician and TCCBDA All-State jazz drum set player, majoring in Jazz drum set at Richland College, I want to teach you the basics of drumming and I want to show you how fun it can be to learn the technique and proper fundamentals for this wonderful instrument by teaching you through the songs of your favorite artists, bands and songs! I will give you an extremely solid foundation for understanding rhythm, tempo, and overall feel for music. Learning through ones favorite songs is the most fun and motivating way to do so, and I can't wait to start working with you!

About Juan Jose

I know how daunting it can be to learn an instrument. Especially drums, since it can look so intimidating to see someone playing them at a high level. Pair that intimidation with a boring approach to subjects like technique, and you can often times get students losing their motivation because they

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Andrew A.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Classical Guitar Performance from Arizona State University
  • Teaching since 2014
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Andrew A.

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Whether you've just started out or you want to take that next step to becoming a better drummer, I'm here to help!

About Andrew

My name is Andrew, and I've been a musician nearly my entire life. I have a Bachelor's degree in classical guitar performance from Arizona State University, but my background goes far beyond classical music. My performance experiences range from playing violin in my high school symphony orchestra t

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Gigi & Adam G.
Very good instructor. I was able to learn from him.
Lilly B.
Great first lesson. Andrew is awesome
Wendy T.
Andrew has been awesome with our 12 year old son. He’s figured out a way to get him excited about the guitar and we appreciate him so much!
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Alec D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 12 to 30
  • Teaching since 2020
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Alec D.

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I have 11 years of experience as a drummer and musician. I specialize in teaching beginner students of all ages who are looking to gain knowledge and skill on the drum set. We will focus on learning good stick technique, foundational rudiments, basic drum grooves, sight reading, and quality musicianship. Our lessons will be catered towards what you are interested in learning. However, if you don't quite know what you are looking for, I will give you the information you'll need to continually improve on the drums. The primary goal of our lessons will be to share knowledge and to have fun doing it! Reach out if we seem like a good match!

About Alec

I have been playing drums and percussion for 13 years. I also play guitar, sing, and am an avid songwriter. However, drumming has always been my true life-long passion. I've been training in music for the entirety of my schooling, and I am currently studying drum performance at the University of Co

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Gig Harbor, WA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Gig Harbor is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $160 per hour.
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$39 average
45 min
$53 average
60 min
$65 average

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"Murray is the best instructor I have had. He is super supportive, really nice, and a lot of fun. I really enjoy my lessons with him and I am learning a lot more about drumming from him than the other instructors I have had."
Kelsey
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Attention to detail ! Loving it so far !"
Kristen
Took Drum lessons from Scott W.
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"Garrett is an extremely good teacher & really caters to your abilities and learning style. I’ve learned something new every single week, so I don’t get bored while trying to perfect all of the basic rudiments. He’s also extremely flexible with his scheduling, and has occasionally driven to my rehearsal space for our lessons. I highly recommend him!!"
Kylee
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Great Teacher!

Andrew Brown is a great teacher! I didn't have any music experience when I signed up for my first class, but he was extremely patient and despite a lack of natural rhythm I learned a lot in every session. Most lessons would incorporate exercises, learning a new beat or technique, learning a song by reading music and learning a song by listening to it. I was never bored during one of his classes as the material was always challenging enough to keep my focus, but not too hard to make me feel frustrated.

I would recommend Andrew Brown to anyone who wants to learn the drums! He's a great teacher and a really nice person!"
Dana
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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"As someone who has played the drums for 15+ years, I can highly recommend Alexa! She is a very skilled and talented drummer. She knows everything from the basics to advanced fills and chops. You won't regret taking lessons from her!"
Kevin
Took Drum lessons from Alexa B.
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"Mike is awesome! Super down to earth and easy to talk to. He is understanding and patient and seriously takes the time to help you grasp new concepts and increase comfortability with new styles. He is an incredible musician and really understands the deeper meaning behind any drum style or technique that you are trying to learn. I have been a self taught drummer my whole life and I moved to Denver to attend CU for music after getting out of the Army. Mike helped me to prepare for my entrance exams and my drum kit audition, which I knocked out the park. I am now a full blown music student and officially on path to my dream career. Thank you Mike!! I'm looking forward to more lessons and to continue improving!"
Christopher
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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"First lesson was tonight, with my 3yr old son. His attention span was 20 minutes max, but Daniel was very patient with him!"
Damien
Took Drum lessons from Daniel R.
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"I have been working with Brandon since late November 2019. I am new to drumming and having a drum teacher who is willing to come to your house to teach you on YOUR equipment. I find this to be not just convenient, but very helpful in that I find I can retain what Brandon is teaching me each lesson. Brandon is very friendly, capable and knowledgable. He has patience and never ever gets frustrated, in fact his positive reenforcement builds my confidence and keeps me engaged to continue to learn. As many folks new to drumming want to do, I wanted to 'just learn songs' and while Brandon would have done this he explained the foundational need to get the sticking, timing and coordination foundation so that we can get to my goals!

I recommend Brandon very highly. He is a nice person as well as great drum teacher. He will NOT disappoint!"
Jeff Z - Durham CT
Took Drum lessons from Brandon T.
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"A good musician is not necessarily a good teacher. Most musicians do not know how to teach, period.

A good music teacher not only knows how to perform on his/instrument well but knows the art and technique of imparting the knowledge. Those are two totally different skills.

Ray is one of those rare guys to come around who has both skill well developed: he is a great musician, a great pro drummer who knows how to put himself in the student's shoes and thus can impart to the student exactly what the student needs in order to make progress.

Add to that a great positive personality and passion to boot and you have a great teacher and mentor.

I took "Advanced Drum Chart Reading" lessons and "Group Performance Workshops" classes from Ray at Cornel School of Contemporary Music and I am continuing studying with him after my graduation. I highly recommend him."
Felipe Oliveira
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"If You Want Beyond a Great Teacher, Then Go With Matt

I have been taking lessons with Matt for over a year. I can honestly say, if you want drum lessons, then he's your guy! He is professional, personable, highly knowledgeable, patient, explains things very well, and very reliable. I have had 3 guitar teachers, 1 voice teacher, and 1 drum teacher before Matt and out of all those teachers, he was by far the best. There is a big difference between someone who does it for a hobby or just a little extra income and some one who has a passion and Matt has the passion and he really cares about his students. I can be really bad about practicing but he hasn't given up on me and is always encouraging. From my past experiences with teachers, a teacher that believes in you is a very important element in teaching, Matt has that element. If you want the best, I mean really the best you can find, then go with Matt. You will NOT regret it and nor will your child."
Vasilisa
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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