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Isaac W.

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Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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Bill P.
Isaac was great and very patiently explained everything I needed to do to get started on my guitar.
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Joseph T.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Personal Trainer Certification from National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joseph T.

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Specializing in drumset and marching band technique/skills. I will work with students on all aspects of drumming to ensure a well rounded education while adapting the lesson to each individual. Great match for most levels of skill and experience! Drumset available for use during lesson.

About Joseph

I have been playing music for over 30 years and teaching for over 20 years. I have been a successful part of Rock Bands, Jazz Bands, Blues Bands, Marching Bands, etc. So, whatever style of music you are interested in or wanting to learn, I can help! I recently moved to Michigan after spending m

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Jordan C.
Joseph is a really good drum teacher. He definitely loves what he does!
Arianna J.
Great instructor! Very knowledgeable about what he is teaching and relays information in a relaxed and positive environment.
Mitchell
My 8 year old has been playing a few years but our local instructor moved. He really enjoyed his first lesson with Joe!
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Christian R.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Christian R.

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I started studying the Drums when I was a teenager. I wanted to learn in order to improve my rhythm and timing on the guitar but I fell in love with the drums and continued private lessons and studied on my own so that I could create and record my own material. I started teaching in 2009 and have worked with over 100 students. Some of my favorite drummers are Chad Smith from RHCP's, Dave Grohl from Nirvana and Foo Fighters, Jimmy Chamberlin from Smashing Pumpkins, Roger Taylor from Queen, and many many more.
There is not just one book that will give you everything you need so I teach from a number of books by different companies like Alfred, KJOS, Hal Leonard, Railroad media, song books, to individual pieces from music notes. I also create, print, and email custom lessons created on a program in my Mac.
I use Pearl drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Roland electronic set, Sabian pad, LP cow bell and bongos, Vick Firth sticks, Tama Iron cobra double bass pedal, Evens and Remo heads.
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About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from taki

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Wilma M.
I enjoyed learning from Christian today. I am 70 years old and did not feel out of place. He made me comfortable and he is very knowledgeable about how to go about teaching. He was very polite and patient with me and was able to go over things and explain professionally in a manner that did not insult my intelligence. He seems dedicated to teaching and does it very well .
I highly recommend this man to anyone that wants to learn how to play the Piano.
Wade J.
Christian has been top-notch in every way I could hope for. His communication prior to and after the lesson has been stellar, taking time to prep me then follow up with thorough, well written tips and details. (It's clear that he values the student's time as much as his own, and seeks to make the experience individualized and worthwhile for those he teaches.) The lesson itself was spot-on, being well balanced in both fun and degree of challenge. Feel very fortunate to have found him!
Cayden
Christian easily connects with my teenage son. He is professional while at the same time relaxed and easy-going. He stresses the importance of learning the basics but there is no high pressure. He strives to teach music that is interesting to my son and that challenges him. He does a great job of explaining things. We are happy we chose Christian as our teacher.
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Mason L.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor of Music, Percussion Performance from University of North Texas
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Mason L.

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I've been studying drums and percussion for more than 10 years. My students learn drumming fundamentals, basic grooves and fills, rudiments, practice techniques and habits, and some more advanced subjects, depending on their own personal interests. I like to build a good foundation of fundamentals and technique, but I know how to have fun at the same time.

About Mason

***Please contact me before purchasing lessons, thanks!*** Hey there, my name is Mason and I'm a musician and educator based in Seattle, WA. I've been teaching private lessons since 2011 and I've had success teaching at private music studios, public schools, and in my own home. I'm currently avai

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Brandon
Mason is an incredible performer, teacher, and musician. He is wonderfully talented at breaking down advanced drum and keyboard techniques in ways that players of any skill level will understand. Furthermore, he has a terrific ear for dynamics, musicality, musicianship, and composition. I'd highly recommend him!
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Pablo A.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Awarded First Place at Drums Competition from Parquer Instruments
  • Sound Technician from Buenos Aires Music School
  • Teaching since 2000
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Pablo A.

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I have plenty of experience playing live music, recording and teaching. I used to work as a drummer in Royal Caribbean Cruises, so I have been exposed to many different musical situations and music styles.
I enjoy teaching and connecting with my students in order to understand exactly what they are looking for. Having fun and enjoying the process is also really important, practice has te be entertaining and fun, otherwise It doesn't last in the long term.

I am very open minded and friendly. I play Drums, Bass, Guitar, Piano and also teach music production and recording for people who is willing to record in their own home recording studios.

I have been teaching music for more than 20 years and this is my passion. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be having fun and enjoying it at the same time.

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About Pablo

Pablo Aragona is a drummer, multi-instrumentalist, and composer from Winter Park, Florida. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and at the age of nine he started playing piano, guitar, and drums. He has been performing, touring and recording for more than twenty years with many renowned artists fr

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Valentino
Amaizing person, muscician and teacher.
He will put you on the level you want to be with lots of tools, material, experience and different lessons dynamics that you'll grow very fast with hard working!
Matt
Super easy to work by with and very knowledgeable
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Chuck M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Four years of private lessons in rock, blues and jazz from Robert Paola Studios Lincoln RI
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Chuck M.

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One on one private instruction, Online instruction

About Chuck

Influences .Ian Paice, John Bonham, Ginger Baker, (Juilliard Member since 2005)

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Ed V.
My lesson was awesome. Chuck was the best. Very personable. Can't wait for the next one.
Sherrysnne
If you want to be a drummer who knows how to dynamically play drums and understand the various techniques of drumming... Take lessons from instructor Chuck Manton! He is a fantastic teacher!
Kim Holmes
One of the best drummers I have ever played with.

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"Vincent is casual and friendly and knows his stuff! A great instructor across many instruments and genres"
Artemis
Took Drum lessons from Vincent C.
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"Evan has been an outstanding drum teacher for our son! His skill and enthusiasm for the instrument come through in his instruction. He sets a positive example, has excellent technical knowledge and theory, provides clear, easy to understand lessons, and allows our son to express his own interests and develop his own style of drumming. Our son is excited to see Evan each week, and looks forward to sharing his new skills with the family. Evan provides lessons at our house, is organized, and timely, as well as flexible with the his schedule to allow for changes in our family schedule from time to time."
Rachelle
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Fantastic lesson and inspiring teacher"
Pavel
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"I have been extremely fortunate to work with Joe over the past few years. On top of being one of the best people I have ever met in my life, he is also one of the best musicians I have ever met. Although his musical forte is drums, his knowledge of other instruments contributes to provide an extremely well-rounded instructional approach.

Patient, versatile, and encouraging!

Go with Joe!!!"
David
Took Drum lessons from Joseph T.
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"Danny is Freakin Awesome!!! SO so happy he is my motivator and mentor."
Scott
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"miss Jennifer really helped our son stay engaged and he enjoyed himself so much while learning."
Zene
Took Drum lessons from Jennifer P.
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"Jim is my good friend. He is a master drummer and an even better person. I could not possibly recommend a better teacher for you or your child to take drums lessons with! -Chris"
Chris
Took Drum lessons from James S.
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"Bobby is amazing and accomplished. The kindness and encouragement he has shown my son is unparalleled. We will be continuing our lessons with him! Thanks man!"
Lucaus
Took Drum lessons from Bobby C.
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"Excellent Teacher

My daughter has been taking drum lessons at Naperville Music with Steve for 7 months now and she is doing great. Steve is a great teacher: patient, thorough, dedicated and knowledgeable. I highly recommend him as a drum instructor to anyone"
Andre
Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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"My son has been through a couple of different teachers now & it is clear to me Ross really knows what he's doing. He's young, engaging & has a unique teaching method that magically captivates my son every week!"
Brian
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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