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Evan W.

10 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music, cum laude, Jazz Studies from University of Washington
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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David L.

7 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • 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.
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Alex C.

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

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Kyle K.

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The groove is what it's all about. Learn to play as part of the backbone of the band. I will get you going on the basics of technique, theory and genre specific grooves. I provide drums and other tracks so you can get real world playing experience under your belt. It's fun to get into pocket and jam!

Scales, triads, rhythms.

About Kyle

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2012, Kyle K. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring a screen sharing experience like no other for personal and detailed instruction! Kyle has been playing guitar for over 25 years, written hundreds of songs and is currently a professional compos

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Chuck M.
Kyle knows his stuff and didn't miss a step with anything I threw at him. Quite pleased to have him as my instructor.
Colleen
Kyle was fabulous with my son! He has loved working with Kyle and I see huge improvements in his understanding of song structure and quality of his work. Additionally, Kyle has a great way about him which makes lessons low stress but very productive. Kyle was so easy to work with! I would highly recommend Kyle for a teacher!
Mark
Great first day. looking forward to my next lesson! Kyle knows his stuff!

Rosmary W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Music Theory and Composition from University of Arizona
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Rosmary W.

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Rosmary Woods is a classically trained pianist with over 30 years of experience.

Rosmary started playing at the age of 12, and went on to be admitted into the University of Arizona where she majored in Music Theory and Composition. She is also a songwriter, composer, and a producer of Grammy nominated works.

She has taught piano and voice for both professional and religious organizations, and she has served as musician and choir director.

About Rosmary

Rosmary is a classically trained pianist with over 30 years of experience. Rosmary started playing at the age of 12, and went on to be admitted into the University of Arizona where she majored in Music Theory and Composition. She is also a songwriter, composer, and a producer of Grammy nominated w

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David B.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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David B.

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About David

After graduating from Salford University, England with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Music and Composing I worked for a short time as a commercial "jingle" writer, before moving to San Diego, marrying my dream girl, and opening my own music recording, teaching and production studio. From there I h

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Jacob P.
David has been a great teacher for my son. He's learned so much in a short amount of time.
Gabriela S.
David is an excellent teacher! Have been taking my 8 year old to him and she has learned a lot in three 30 minute lessons. Looking forward to continuing with David.
Aiden B.
David, Greg, and the female guitar teacher ( I have forgotten her name ) were all very welcoming and offered great insight into my son's advancement with his guitar and drum playing. He can't wait for his next lesson. Regards, Baron Baker

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Took Audition Prep lessons from Glenn W.
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Took Singing lessons from Axel O.
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"Fawn is a very thoughtful, wise and talented person. She mentored and taught me how to sing better, overcome my shyness, write songs, record and produce in the studio and helped me have the courage to get onstage and perform. Due to financial strains, I had to stop taking lessons a year ago. Even so, she reached out to me recently to audition fo American Idol. She sent my material to them and arranged the entire audition. Now THAT is an amazing human being who truly cares about people becoming successful and living their dreams! I won't ever forget it. And once things change for me financially, I will be back for sure!"
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Fawn A.
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"Joel is very knowledgeable, practical, and capable to teach at any level. As a graduate music student, I have gained so much from his lessons than in class."
Jesse
Took Piano lessons from Joel M.
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"Melissa is friendly person with lot of experience. She couched my kids to sing better and helped them with their skills to be better singers.
Thanks Melissa for your good work. We are very happy to met her and will be keeping contact with her."
Kamelia
Took Singing lessons from Melissa F.
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"Amazing teacher! Life got busy and I stopped taking lessons but, if I ever had the time to start again, I would go back to Elizabeth!"
Conlan
Took Piano lessons from Elizabeth D.
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Took Singing lessons from Fawn A.
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