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Michael J.

16 Reviews
Milwaukee, WI
Starting at $22
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael J.

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Michael works with a wide variety of students from ages 5 and older. Michael specializes in beginner and intermediate students.

At the first lesson, the student can expect a wide variety of questions to give Michael a feel of their interests, desires and goals with playing drums. Students will be asked what kind of music they want to play and encouraged to always guide Michael to learning what they like.

Students can expect to learn rudiments, proper technique, reading rhythms and learning the songs they like.

About Michael

Michael has been a drums/percussion/guitar/ukulele and Chess instructor for over 12 years. Having studied and performed all styles of music, from Jazz, Blues, Rock, Symphonic Band and Marching Band music, he has a firm knowledge of varies styles of music and techniques. Michael is a former inst

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Monte H.
Michael is a stickler for doing things right, but in a nice way. I feel that his mode of teaching is best, because it builds a solid foundation for further learning.
ELLIOT
After a brief intro, Mike explained where're going with his lessons. I was having some problems getting my fingers near certain fret areas he wanted me to work on, so he very kindly placed some colors tape where I'm to put my fingers. That helped a lot. Been practicing an hour per day, & I'm getting a bit better daily. I've got a long way to go, but with Mike's help I'll get there. ELLIOT
Charlie J.
What a wonderful teavher Michael is! Instructive, kind, and patient with my 8 year old son, Michael is a great choice for kids. I recommend him highly! Thanks Mighael for the great work that you do!

Paul N.

31 Reviews
Milwaukee, WI
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 3 years / Education Classes from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
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Paul N.

31 Reviews
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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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James S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor or Arts in Music and Anthropology from State University of New York at Oswego
  • Teaching since 1990
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James S.

6 Reviews
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As an educator, I strive to provide my students with the tools that they will need to explore the direction that they want to take with their instrument. This can include from enjoying drumming as a hobby, performing in small jazz ensembles, recording electronic and acoustic drums in major recording studios, to performing with a full orchestra! There is literally no limit to what you can do.

My focus is to get hobbyists to enjoy performing drums in the comfort of their own home or with friends, and to have my professionally-minded students go out into the world of performing and recording music. All of these environments are where the ultimate joy of playing an instrument can be expressed.

As a gigging and studio musicians, I understand what it takes to get to the stage or studio, apply oneself in that environment, and come away with a satisfying experience that you can then build upon for the rest of your life.

About James

Hi! I have been a drumset educator for over 3 decades. I benefited from formal education on the drumset, and I want to pass that along to you so you can experience the full joy that this wonderful instrument can bring you! I understand that each student's journey is specific to them as an individua

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Annie
He was awesome. Looking forward to next week
Ramya M.
Jim has been a fantastic teacher to our son. He explains everything patiently and approaches his lessons very systematically. He selects songs that incorporate essential drumming skills (e.g. songs that include doubles, paradiddles, accented notes, etc.). This way, the the student is able to develop an understanding of how theory fits practice.
Ramin
Jim is an absolute gem. he has a great personality and my son absolutely loves him. oh yes, he is a great instructor as well. can't say enough about James. a class act

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Alexander A.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Sign Language
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alexander A.

25 Reviews
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As a pro-level bass player, I understand the importance and the roll of the drum set in a band. I can help you coordinate your limbs, perfect your beats, improve your timing, and read rhythms...one step at a time.

About Alexander

My name is Alex, and my passion is teaching music. I offer clients a unique learning experience with customized lesson plans and personalized attention to fit your exact goals and needs. These aren’t just words to me…they are a commitment I make to everyone that I have the pleasure of working wit

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Goudjor
Good afternoon sir, my name is Goudjor messanvi Chris& I just read about you but I'm just starting my guitar lesson & I think your explanation is far better & please can we chart so I can be your student? Thank.
Andrew
Great instructor ! He knows to shift focus towards what you need to work on. As soon as the instructions are given or the questions he asks you feel relief because the energy is going towards what you already feel you need to work on and not just moving on to the next lesson. The tailored lessons make for a low pressure learning environment to fit your needs. As long as your consistant with receiving his lessons you will get where you want to be with your talents and be jammin out soon.
Sandy F.
Very knowledgeable, tailored the lesson to my level and very open to anything that I want to learn.
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Anthony P.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Anthony P.

4 Reviews
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Online Drum Teacher

As a kid I remembered the feeling after my first drum lesson and couldn't wait to go back to my next one. My goal is to make YOU a better player and have you continue to strive for success! I adapt to any custom goals that my students want to reach as well as giving you the tools that you need to reach those goals! I look forward to working with you soon! :)

About Anthony

Hello! My name is Anthony Pacheco I am a Drummer/Percussionist from El Paso, TX specializing in teaching Drum-Set, Orchestral Snare, and Marching Percussion. I work as a clinician/tutor at local area middle schools and high schools working with Drum Lines, Symphony Percussionists and Jazz Band Rhyt

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Christine Ponce-Diaz
Excellent, very skilled, and professional instructor! I have taken lessons for a short time and I am already learning so much. He is so helpful and available for any questions or concerns I have about my technique. I highly recommend him as an instructor!
Ricki
Anthony has been a GREAT instructor for my son. He’s easy going, communicates well, and makes my son feel super comfortable. He’s helped him for his tryouts for all region jazz band as well as high school drum line. I highly recommend him.
Jorge S.
My son learned a lot from Anthony. Highly recommend!

Justin L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Acting Performance from KD Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Justin L.

2 Reviews
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Online Drum Teacher

Want to learn to play drums or get your drum chops even better? I can help! Ever since I started drumming at 10 years old, I fell in love. I've toured the country in multiple pop/ rock acts as the drummer and have tracked on countless albums. Come get better at drums at the beautiful Four Horsemen Studios with Justin.

About Justin

Hi! I’m Justin L. and I love to drum, play guitar, piano and write songs. For more than 15 years I’ve been honing my craft of musicianship, studying with the best music instructors and performing across the United States. If you (or your child) is looking for help playing guitar, drums, piano or si

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Saujan
Justin is an excellent vocal and music teacher overall, he's a friendly person and is very professional.

Highly recommend him!
Saujan
Justin is an awesomely cool person and a very skilled instructor. His singing techniques and practices not only work but also challenge you to do better each day.
Inside a fully functional studio, there’s just so much learning you can do.
Highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Milwaukee, WI

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Milwaukee 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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$54 average
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$66 average

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"I have been taking lessons with Garrett for about 6 months. He always offers constructive criticism and is patient and respectful. He is aware of his students skill level and is constantly challenging me with new material to push me to the next level.

Garrett is the instructor for you!"
Michael
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Mr. Bailey is an awesome instructor. He is very patient with my son and he makes the lessons fun! I highly recommend Mr. Bailey"
Mrs.Johnson
Took Drum lessons from Conchshell R.
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"Our son has never played in a marching band before but is interested in playing in the marching band when he attends college in July so we were specifically looking for an instructor who had marching band experience to teach our son since he's never participated in the marching band in high school. We saw Mr. Stewart's profile and decided to have him work with our son. That was the BEST decision that we could have ever made. We have been nothing but impressed with Mr. Stewart. He definitely has the gift of teaching and he is very patient, knowledgeable, and he challenges our son to get better by giving him homework after each session. Our son absolutely LOVES Mr. Stewart and he is always excited for each lesson and to practice what Mr. Stewart has taught him. Our son went from not playing in the marching band at all in high school to making his college band and receiving a scholarship all thanks to Mr. Stewart. We are very grateful for his outstanding teaching and we would definitely recommend Mr. Stewart 100%."
Melanie
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"gives you good feed back and picks great songs for you to practice."
Jennifer
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"My son's reaction after one lesson: Charles is awesome!
I whole-heartedly agree! He jumped right in, asked some great questions and quickly deduced Jonathan's skill level.
He was able to give him something tough enough to really challenge Jonathan, but still within his range to be able to do..

Great!"
Jonathan
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"My son really enjoyed his first lesson!!!"
Chris
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Yulia is a very good teacher, she's teaching my daughter how to play the drum. I recommend her to be your music teacher. She' s great! Thanks,
Andrezza"
Samira
Took Drum lessons from Yulia B.
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"Yulia is patient and takes the time to review the parts of the drum set and makes sure you are comfortable with the lessons of the day. She demonstrates the"
Aruna
Took Drum lessons from Yulia B.
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"My son Cooper, now 13, began lessons with Brandon 2 1/2 years ago. He had never held a set of drumsticks but was interested in playing. Brandons ‘ease in’ make-it-fun approach is a complete winning combination for the student. Brandons ability to also read the student and know when to challenge them has been a key success factor for my son.

Who I have now is a 13 year old boy who practices 2 hours a day minimum, a passion for all things drum related, growing proficiency in theory and varying styles of music and most importantly a young confident musician who regularly plays in front of dozens if not hundreds of people.

I couldn’t have hand picked a better instructor for my kid...."
Bill
Took Drum lessons from Brandon T.
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"After working with Kevin on drum lessons, he was able to help me improve on my ability of building a better playing style, He is very talented in singing, guitar, and drums and would recommenced him as a great teacher ."
Daniel
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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