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Evan W.

19 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music, cum laude, Jazz Studies 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

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Jerker O.
Evan took extra time to check out some of my recordings before the lesson. Much appreciated, and it led to focusing on relevant stuff. Great first lesson!
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!
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David L.

7 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Awarded Dean's List from University of Washington
  • Teaching since 2004
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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, Dy

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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.
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Isaac W.

Bothell, WA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1996
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Isaac W.

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Let’s have some fun.

Yes, technique and repetition and practice are critical to mastering any craft, but music is about the muse—the inspiration. We explore what inspires you, invent methods to increase your skill, and lean into your enthusiasm.

Drums, along with the human voice, are the most accessible musical instruments on the planet. Rhythm is the most important part of music, and drums embody rhythm. Whether you're looking for lessons on a trap set or hand drums, my 25 years of experience will illuminate your way.

We’ll play with a variety of genres, find beats that challenge your coordination, and expand your ability to listen and discover your place in any song. Join my circle.

About Isaac

CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, then

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Mike S.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1976
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Mike S.

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I teach reading rhythms, playing with a bend and how to groove!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of t

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Sierra
Mike taught Leo in person before the pandemic started and has been doing online lessons with him for the past eight months. He is amazing with both. Leo has a very short attention span, but a deep love for music. Mike has been able to hold Leo’s attention every week for over a year — even during online lessons. Leo has become an awesome little pianist, and has developed a love for the piano. It has given him the ability to express all of his feelings and has helped his attention span for his schoolwork. Mike has so much patience, and always inquires about Leo’s favorite activities. He is great with kids and makes them feel so comfortable. Leo loves his “booming voice” and the free play blues music they get to play together every lesson.
Logan S.
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Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)
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Danny B.

2 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Psychology BA from California State University Long Beach
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Danny B.

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I've been teaching drum set for 5 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to properly hold a pair of sticks and as time goes on you'll be able to effectively keep time, and play along to songs. I specialize in rock, fuck, pop, and blues drumming. In my lessons I typically us the instructional books Syncopation by Ted Reed and the Drummer's Bible by Mick Berry. At lessons I have two drum sets, drum pads, sticks, brushes, music stands, and various drum books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and am excited to teach.

About Danny

I have been playing and performing the drums for the past 16 years. In a teaching situation I try and provide a relaxed and friendly environment in order to learn a students strengths and weaknesses. I want students to be able to learn at their own pace, and not to worry if they think they are n

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Dominic L.
Our son learned so much with his music teacher. We are grateful for his patience
Meghan
Danny is a great teacher - he's really patient and encouraging and my son adores his lessons and looks forward to them every week. Danny has a way of making him both take it seriously and also think he's having the most fun and is a natural. I high;y recommend him.
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Chuck R.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Chuck R.

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Instruction also includes how to play correctly so as not to develop negative playing habits. In the case that you have developed negative playing habits, how to correct them.

Emphasis is also placed on proper warm up techniques, stretching exercises, holding the sticks correctly, posture, plus drum kit "throne" seat placement, and correct stance, if playing concert snare or percussion. Independence is also developed through simple easy to grasp exercises. In addition, drum exercises are individually tailored to the particular needs of each student.

Chuck has also developed a special ear training method utilizing CD and MP3 technology. This method reduces the amount of time it normally takes to develop good listening skills. These listening skills decrease the time that it takes to learn new songs, and learn how to interact with other musicians.

About Chuck

This is Chuck Reichel the drum instructor at Sound Picture Recording. I've been doing studio recording sessions and also playing live performances covering most styles of music for many years. I myself have studied drums in the past under several top notch drummers. I enjoy seeing my students exce

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Joseph Jr A.
Chuck excellent teacher who motivate his students to strive and perfect their skill
Joe
Chuck is a very talented and experienced teacher, he makes the classes relax , entretained and fun. He is very insightful and detects my kid strength and weakness. I have seen my kid improving in his drum skill that eventually would take him to the next level.
Kim
Chuck is a fantastic teacher! He is really patient but also pushes me to go beyond what I think I can do. He is very systematic and fundamental, which has given me a great foundation in my rhythm skills.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Issaquah, WA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Issaquah 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 $130 per hour.
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"She learned so such and had fun"
Rosemary
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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"I am having a blast, Rayn really knows how to customiz your lesson for you. I am always looking forward to my next lesson"
Phil
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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"Great lessons

I learned a lot in just a few lessons. I enjoy taking lessons from Richard. He is professional, knowledgable & on time."
Cristina
Took Drum lessons from Richard C.
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"Really good and patient with my 6yr old even gives him homework to practice until his next lesson"
Ashley
Took Drum lessons from Adam S.
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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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"Charles is calm and patient, and yet gently pushes for better and better performance every lesson. As the parent, it is amazing to me to see how much my son has learned in only 3 lessons... and working on a drum set right from the beginning has been very inspiring to my son. We highly recommend Charles!"
Wesley
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"My son had his first drum lesson with Charles and he was very impressed. He thought Charles was very patient and did a great job of explaining everything. He is very much looking forward to his next lesson. Would definitely recommend Charles to anyone."
Anthony
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"Max is a wonderful teacher because he is both patient and persevering. He is sensitive to the beginner’s lack of experience but does not overly simplify the steps of learning. He has a two fold approach to teaching technique and feeling rhythm so one develops both at the same time. Perfect!"
Clint
Took Drum lessons from Max A.
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"One of many words to describe Murray, AWESOMENESS! Meeting Murray and learning under his instructions has brought a bigger meaning to playing the drums. His love of drums and music shows in how he teaches his students. He never criticizes your mistakes and works along side of you, teaching you, until you learn and understand it all. He is very patient, professional and the best drummer I have ever met. I am truly blessed to have him as an instructor and look forward to many years of his teachings. Not enough stars in the world to rate him!!!!!"
Cathy
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"had a great time, looking forward to more lessons!"
Nigel
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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Issaquah, WA Drum Lessons

Issaquah, WA Drum Lessons

There’s something remarkable about a drum solo. Maybe you were blown away by John Bonham’s drum performance on Led Zeppelin's “Moby Dick” song, or perhaps you’ve never stopped thinking about Buddy Rich’s epic drum solo during the Concert for the Americas in 1982. Drum solos have the power of sticking with you and inspiring you to perform music of your own.

If you’ve always wanted to learn to play the drums, what’s stopping you? When you sign up for drum lessons near you in Issaquah, WA, you have the opportunity to learn all the tricks and techniques that the pros use. Here at TakeLessons, we offer beginner, intermediate, and advanced drum classes for students of all ages.

No matter if you’ve never picked up a pair of drumsticks before

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or if you already know your way around a drum set, our certified drum teachers can help you reach your highest potential. Whether you want to try out for your local band ensemble or start your own garage band, we’ll help you achieve all your drumming dreams and then some.

If you are looking for private Drum lessons in Issaquah, WA

When learning how to play the drums, one-on-one instruction from your very own teacher may prove most helpful. What’s stopping you from signing up for private drum lessons in Issaquah, WA? During your private instruction, your teacher will be 100% dedicated to you, providing you with personalized attention and customized lesson plans.

Here at TakeLessons, we make it easy to find drum teachers near you. Simply browse through our selection of teachers in your area and check out their bios and reviews from past students. Once you find the ideal one, you can start your sessions right away. Your drum teacher will begin by assessing your current skill level and find out what you want to accomplish. Do you want to learn a certain technique or rhythm? Or do you want to master a certain style or song? Whatever it is you want to focus on, your private teacher will be there every step of the way, providing you with support and encouragement.

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At TakeLessons, we think it’s important for your drum lessons to be convenient, affordable, and most importantly, fun. When you sign up for our low-cost drum classes near you, we’re confident that you will enjoy your lessons. In fact, we offer all of our new students a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on their first sessions. Join today and find out for yourself why everyone is raving about our drum lessons.

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