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Jacob R.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jacob R.

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I first started playing drums on pots and pans when I was a wee lad. My parents thankfully fostered my musical inhibitions and purchased an electronic pad at the of 9. I have been playing ever since, mainly self-taught, with a variety of bands performing professionally across the Texas music scene. In addition to drum kit, I am a classically trained trombone player who studied under professor Charles Hurt at Texas State. I aim to bring my performance experience and classical music education to my students, in a way that’s easy to digest and most of all, fun!

I can teach a variety of styles including rock, pop, funk, jazz, blues and metal. The progression is focused on fundamentals, technique and theory to ensure that you can apply these concepts to whatever style of music you'd like to play throughout your music journey. I also do volunteer work teaching piano and drum kit lessons with Kids in a New Groove here in Austin.

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About Jacob

I first started playing drums on pots and pans when I was a wee lad. My parents thankfully fostered my musical inhibitions and purchased an electronic pad at the of 9. I have been playing ever since with a variety of bands performing professionally across the Texas music scene. Although mainly self

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April
Jacob was always so respectful and kind. Great listener and seemed to genuinely desire to find ways to connect with our foster daughter. She is not easy to motivate and he still gave his best.
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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Karen D.

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One of my favorite instruments to teach , and definitely a fun instrument to learn, is the full Drum Set. You will love my method as it is very easy to follow. Starting with very basics of learning rhythms, within the first two lessons you will be able to play beats with a band! Study with me for over twenty years if you like and you will learn all styles of beats, polyrhythms and more.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
Excellent teacher
Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
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John M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Awarded Triple A Album of the Year from Los Angeles Music Awards
  • Studied Music Theroy & Music History from Palomar College
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John M.

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Positive, patient and motivating, 40 years of playing drums & percussion and over 12 years of private instruction with a wealth of music knowledge to share. Lessons are always designed to be educational, engaging & fun, combining a balance of learning notation, playing by ear & performance with other live instruments! We will find out what interests you most and get you on the drum set right away for fast results!

About John

I have 40 years of Professional drums & percussion experience and 13 years of teaching beginning and intermediate drummers by ear, performance & notation. Preforming drums has brought so much enjoyment to my life and has expanded my cognitive and creative mind more than I would have ever realized w

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Payten
Payten has absolutely flourished under John’s instruction. It’s the highlight of her week and her skills improve weekly.
Fred A.
I looked until I found the right instructor for my husband...and it was John!. He is very skilled as well as endowed with the ability to teach! Great personality and is a great fit!
Willy A.
I bought these lessons for my 15yo nephew and like others . he is spending most of his time during this social distance, with video games,,being cough up in a game he wanted to delay drum lessens, plus I think my nephew loves the drums but he didn't think he had a drummer in him so,anyway, I had my nephew call John and make arrangement for the lesson schedule ..well,, after John talked to my nephew, my nephew was so excited to take the lessons that he schedule for the next day,,, what ever John said got my nephew excited about music and my nephew realized that he does hv a drummer in him,,, bc,. after his lesson,, my nephew has been practicing ,,, and taking a break from his video games,,, thanks John,,,

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Riccardo B.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Riccardo B.

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Experienced professional drummer available for private lessons.
Available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn. I specialize in independence, reading, time playing, technique, all styles. I use many of the most popular drum methods from the tradition of drumming.

About Riccardo

Riccardo has been teaching private lessons since 2006 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his studio, and online. Riccardo has helped students of every age, level and musical inclination. Riccardo received his first training at 'Accademia del Suono' (Milan, Italy) in 201

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Giorgia B.
Riccardo is a very knowledgeable teacher and also able to make the lesson fun.

Paul N.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul N.

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Learn the basics of rhythm and beginner drumming.

How to play various drum beats, fills, stick technique.

Students enjoy learning their favorite songs.

About Paul

GREAT ONLINE LESSONS GIVEN ***My goal as a teacher*** I try to teach what the students are interested in and make it fun and interesting so that they learn the lessons and their favorite songs. Every student is different and needs to be taught in a way that makes learning easy and fun for th

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Moses
I'm glad I found Paul on takelessons.com. I was looking for someone to help me take my decent but untrained voice to the next level. Paul is committed to helping me advance toward my goal of being a singer-songwriter. In addition to the exercises we work on to strengthen my voice and gain control, he has given me some strategies to track my progress and improve more quickly. He also encourages me to take risks and go out and sing karaoke. He is caring and authentic and genuinely invested in my growth, and I am becoming a better musician because of it. Thank you, Paul!!
Lorence O.
Paul makes learning fun and he’s very good at what he does!!!
Ali
I had guitar and voice classes and they were awesome. He is patient with students, and helps you to grow fast and easy with his methods.
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Sarah G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Performance Certificate from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sarah G.

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***I am a freelance musician/percussionist in the NYC area but I am currently teaching online lessons from my Texas home in the midst of the pandemic.***

Being from Texas, music education became a huge part of my life from the moment I picked up a pair of sticks in 2001. I received two performance degrees from very prestigious music/percussion programs (Florida State and Eastman School of Music) and I have been private teaching since 2013. Lessons with me could set you up for either great success and/or to simply have a very good time learning something new. Whatever goals you have, I will do my very best to fulfill them. I have training on the following instruments: marimba, xylophone, vibes, bells, snare drum, timpani, drum set, auxiliary instruments (tambourine, triangle, cymbals, tom-toms, etc) and a few hand drums. I currently have access to a drum set, marimba and drum pad/snare drum.

About Sarah

*** I am currently only teaching online lessons and temporarily living in my Texas home (central time zone). My schedule slightly varies (I am more than positive that we can find a mutual and consistent time) each week so please consider messaging me before paying for lessons!*** Sarah is a free

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Dawn
My son Christopher received private lessons from Ms. Gartin when she was here at Brennan High School. He learned so much from her and gained such a confidence in himself. She taught him so much, and helped him discover his passion for music. HIGHLY recommend her for lessons! We miss you Ms. Gartin!
Joshua
My daughter took drum lessons with Sarah. She made huge advancements in percussion during this time and the relationship between her and my daughter was remarkable. It is a blessing to find someone that your children bond with and look up to.
Symeon
Ms.Gartin has been such an influential mentor in my life . Her teaching methods have opened up my mind to go deeper into the world of percussion in just the span of a year ! THE REAL DEAL

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Madison, WI

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Madison is $66. 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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45 min
$54 average
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$66 average

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"Great instructor, motivates the student"
Pierre
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Matt has a knack for teaching drums via his personality and experience. My son quickly improved from square one while enjoying this new instrument. Matt was able to find the cues and communication techniques that helped my son learn to love the instrument. All this while using skype! I highly recommend Matt for anyone interested in taking lessons no matter where you live!"
Frank
Took Drum lessons from Matthew H.
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"Best drum teacher EVER!"
Barry
Took Drum lessons from PERRY S.
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"Murray is a fantastic instructor. Very laid-back, fun, but also superb at teaching. Highly recommend!"
Doug
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Of all my year's of formal education, I can confidently say my time as a student under Rob was perhaps the most significant. He demonstrated a tremendous amount of patience, and genuine care into my development, and took me from a guy who was VERY rough on the drums to a proficiency level.

On top of building the physical mechanics and techniques to become a drummer, Rob put even more emphasis on how I internalized, felt, and heard the music. Each lesson focus was equally weighted with theory, practical use, real-time listening, and execution - developing all my senses and slowly building my foundation so I could take the material and know how to grow upon it outside of the lesson room.

Lessons with Rob is more than learning a cool fill, or a fun groove - even though those do happen - but it is learning how to become a musician, and I'll carry the lessons learned from him with me forever."
Ryan
Took Drum lessons from Rob B.
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"Marc is an incredibly friendly drum coach who also knows when to push his students to their limits. He has the rare ability to inspire his students so that they perform to the best of their abilities. If you don't sign up with Marc for your next drum lesson, I would suggest re-evaluating your decisions."
Brian
Took Drum lessons from Marc W.
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"Mike is an excellent teacher! He’s positive, encouraging, patient, and always flexible. My son has learned so much from him and Mike has inspired in him a love of playing the drums. He learns to play his favorite music and Mike makes the lessons fun and keeps my son engaged throughout the lesson. Very professional, knowledgeable and a pleasure to deal with. So glad we found him!"
Row
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"A great experience! I have been learning with Corey for about two months, and am already improving. I am a guitar player with some basic drumming experience. I was looking to finally get to the next level so I could record my own drum beats (also drumming always looked like a lot of fun!), and Corey is helping me to achieve this. He is a talented drummer himself, and was able to quickly assess my playing level so we could start building on it. He has a great eye and ear for issues with my technique and always has an exercise to address them. In a short time I have experienced significant improvement, playing some more creative drum patterns, and am looking forward to continuing.
A lot of fun, very fulfilling, great instructor! Highly recommended!"
Alex
Took Drum lessons from Corey D.
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"Always has something to challenge you

Lessons have always been fun, exciting, and challenging."
Cheryl
Took Drum lessons from Jeff F.
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"Eli was great. He was very patient with my son during his very first music lesson. Eli made the lesson fun and enjoyable. My son enjoyed the lesson very much and is looking forward to his next one."
Jimmy
Took Drum lessons from Eli K.
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