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Kay S.

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Avalon, WI
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MME from VanderCook College of Music - Chicago, IL
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Kay S.

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I have worked with all levels of drum. I teach both rudimental and concert style drumming.

About Katherine (Kay)

Taught 41 years as a band director Principal Trumpet with Beloit/Janesville Symphony I like to teach in a style that is functional and interesting. Students will be doing a variety of activities at each lesson. The focus will be determined by their needs. As students become more proficient i

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VICTORIA
Kay is awesome. My daughter loved her. She is very patience and kept Victoria engaged.
Angelique B.
Kay is very knowledgeable, kind and accommodating. She is very encouraging and never makes me feel dumb when I hit a sour note. (As a beginning beginner, that happens a lot!) I am amazed at how much I have learned in such a short time!
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Luke W.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded NPR Tiny Desk on the Road Performer from National Public Radio
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Luke W.

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Hi! My name is Luke. I've been playing drums for 15 years and have been teaching private drum lessons for over 8 years. I love playing many styles ranging from jazz, rock, pop, hip-hop, funk, worship, Afro-Cuban, and classical. I graduated from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles with both an undergraduate and masters degree. I taught drumset classes at USC for two years and currently teach students from grades 5-12 at a public school here in Nashville. I have a full 8 microphone recording/broadcasting setup for online lessons along with two drum sets for interactive lessons and in-person jamming. We will work on groove, soloing, rudiments, independence, and reading, but above all we will HAVE FUN! Hope to hear from you soon!

About Luke

I've played drums for most of my life and the one thing I always tell my students is to have fun! If the drummer isn't enjoying it, the rest of the band will follow! Through music I've gotten to experience some amazing things such as working on the same bill as T-Pain for a short tour, playing in NY

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Daniel
Luke is the best drum instructor ever. He's helped me go from learning how to hold drum sticks to performing music around town! He knows how to set challenging, yet achievable goals and always makes lessons fun. Would recommend Luke for all ages and all skill levels. He is an absolutely killer drummer too!
Elizabeth
Luke did a great job teaching my daughter to play drums.
Leon
Luke has been incredible with my son. He is patient, talented, and helped my son improve his drum skills. It no longer gives me a headache when my son is practicing at home!
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Michael J.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
  • Organizational Adminstration and Communications from UW-Milwaukee
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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 since 2008. 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 instructor f

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Nathanielle Gorst
Patient and flexible, moves at a pace that challenges you but doesnt push too hard which is a delicate balance!

Thank you!
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
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Ben E.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • History from American University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ben E.

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My approach to teaching drums will have you playing within the first few weeks of lessons. I teach with the focus on getting students ready to play in any sort of ensemble. Jazz, rock, pop, funk and free styles will all be discussed.

About Ben

Benjamin is a percussionist and mandolin player from North Carolina. Coming out of a folk music tradition he has expanded his interest into the world of electronic music, free improvisation and world music. He most recently visited Dublin to work with composer Cal Folger Day on a historical Operetta

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Stan W.
Ben knows his stuff...very pleasant. I've made another appointment.
Alex R.
Fantastic instructor. Ben started at the basic foundational instruction (including how best to hold the pick) and together we built a custom practice outline that has helped me to achieve my goals.
esther T.
Awesome first lesson! Looking forward to many more.
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Jeremy W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Jazz Performance from University of The Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Jeremy W.

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I’ve always thought music was an important part of life, a necessity, even from a very young age. Great music brings people together, breaks barriers, pushes the envelope, and inspires great ideas. Learning to play an instrument requires patients, ambition, discipline, determination, and a want to learn as much as you can to evolve as a musician and a person. These quality’s transfer into every aspect of life, whether you become a professional musician or you take a different path. I started teaching drums because I want to pass on the knowledge I’ve gained over my years of playing to students who are eager to learn. Most of all I want my students to have fun!

About Jeremy

Hi! I am a instructor/performer from West Chester, PA. I enjoy teaching students off all ages and genders, beginners to advanced. I cater my instruction to the individual wants and needs of my students. I will teach you the basics, everything from how to hold your instrument to how to play along w

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Charles
I found Jeremy through his Web site about 7 years ago, and at the old age of 55, decided to pursue a lifelong dream of learning to play the drums. Jeremy patiently worked with me over the initial 5 years of our lesson time together in my home, and I achieved the level of proficiency that allows me to enjoy sitting down to play along with songs that I like, as well as more experimentally with my son and neighbor, both guitarists, during our random "jam" sessions. I took a break during the first part of the Covid pandemic but am now back to my weekly in-home lessons with Jeremy, and we have a new plan to help me continue to improve my playing. Jeremy is patient, attentive to my needs, is able to figure out how to best help me, and overall, he is an incredibly talented and gifted musician. My lessons with him have allowed me to achieve a lifelong goal that has become a core aspect of who I am, and what I love doing with music.
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Parker C.

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  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Parker C.

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To avoid confusion, I don't exclusively teach those with Special Needs. I love to teach EVERYONE regardless of anyone's life circumstances. I've noticed a lack of drumming teachers that are willing to teach Special Needs individuals, so I wanted to change that! I'm super friendly, patient, and understanding. I'm obsessed with the basics and with simplicity. Learning a new skill is hard, especially learning an instrument. Skip the frustration and confusion and let me teach you!

About Parker

I'm a college student looking for a side job- school is expensive! 😬- where I can teach others what I love! I'm super loving, caring, and excited to meet new people! I keep things super simple and focus on the basics, which are the most important things in any skill or field. Please feel free to

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"Developing passion for music

Richard is doing a wonderful job at developing a passion for musical instruments with my 6 year old son!"
Brett
Took Drum lessons from Richard C.
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"My son has been taking drum lessons from Daniel for six months. I am happy that he's showing great progress. Daniel is very patient with his student for Anthony is very easy to distract. He makes sure Anthony gets the song right before moving on the next lesson. I highly recommend Daniel to anyone who seeks to take drum lessons."
Ken
Took Drum lessons from Daniel S.
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"If You Want Beyond a Great Teacher, Then Go With Matt

I have been taking lessons with Matt for over a year. I can honestly say, if you want drum lessons, then he's your guy! He is professional, personable, highly knowledgeable, patient, explains things very well, and very reliable. I have had 3 guitar teachers, 1 voice teacher, and 1 drum teacher before Matt and out of all those teachers, he was by far the best. There is a big difference between someone who does it for a hobby or just a little extra income and some one who has a passion and Matt has the passion and he really cares about his students. I can be really bad about practicing but he hasn't given up on me and is always encouraging. From my past experiences with teachers, a teacher that believes in you is a very important element in teaching, Matt has that element. If you want the best, I mean really the best you can find, then go with Matt. You will NOT regret it and nor will your child."
Vasilisa
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Murray has a unique way of finding the way to teach an individual based on their strengths and weaknesses and how their brain thinks and learns. My 52 year old brain doesn't always get it but Murray always finds a way or technique for me to understand so that I can play and be the best that I can be whether I playing my drums or playing my cajon.."
Cathy Gertz
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Simply put, Rich MacDonald is a remarkable drum teacher. Educated at Berklee, he is a veteran working drummer who knows, plays and can teach any style of music. His patience and adaptability to specific student needs is the perfect persona for teaching young beginners. For intermediates, he is a calm, steady guide to correcting mistakes and quirks that get in the way of effective technique. Even for experienced drummers, he is an incredible resource for expanding capabilities and mastering unfamiliar styles. His charts, when needed, are professional models of clarity.

With a long background in music, but not drums, I studied with Rich for four years and would be still were it not for unrelated physical issues.

There's no one I could recommend more highly, as a drum teacher...as a person. Studying with Rich is not only drum education, it's enjoyable."
Tom
Took Drum lessons from Rich M.
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"My son and I take lessons from "Mr. Matt." He is always enthusiastic and supportive even if we're not the most musically talented. We love his mix of basic essentials, music style and theory, and plain rocking out to songs we pick that he shows us how to play."
Erik
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Excellent first lesson!"
Steve
Took Drum lessons from Kevin C.
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"He’s thorough, precise, informative, and enjoyable. Shares great tips, made sure I was understanding what he was teaching before moving forward. He was Interested in my goals, experience, and the music I wanted to learn to play. I look forward to learning more from him."
Karen
Took Drum lessons from Kevin F.
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"Excellent teacher--highly recommended

We are so glad we found Eric! After trying (and failing) with two other drum coaches who lacked a crucial requirement--in one case, depth of knowledge, and in another case, patience--my son has been taught by Eric for three years and has become an excellent drummer. Eric is highly knowledgeable, very patient, and a great communicator. He is the best music teacher we've found (and that includes three music teachers we used for another child, who took lessons for several instruments). Eric is also very knowledgeable about several other instruments. You cannot find a better music teacher than Eric!"
Benjamin
Took Drum lessons from Eric B.
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"Awesome teacher! Our son's first lesson, made it fun and inspired him to want more. He cant wait to go back!"
Gunnar
Took Drum lessons from Rachel H.
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