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Josh W.
70/hour

Take Music Lessons With An Award Winning Teacher from Berklee!

I majored in Drum Performance at Berklee College of Music. I also actively perform with 3-5 bands throughout the northeast. I have also performed in Mexico, given drum workshops/masterclasses in Istanbul (Turkey), and have... read more

70/hour
5.0 (84)
165 hours tutoring Drums out of 324 hours
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I majored in Drum Performance at Berklee College of Music. I also actively perform with 3-5 bands throughout the northeast. I have also performed in Mexico, given drum workshops/masterclasses in Istanbul (Turkey), and have... read more

Steven R.
25/hour

Professional Drummer with 25+ Years Playing Experience

I have been playing drum set since age 8, and have extensive experience playing drums in both live and recording situations. I can assist you in learning to read music, to develop your technique, endurance, speed, coordination, and... read more

25/hour
5.0 (29)
32 hours tutoring Drums out of 33 hours
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I have been playing drum set since age 8, and have extensive experience playing drums in both live and recording situations. I can assist you in learning to read music, to develop your technique, endurance, speed, coordination, and... read more

Christopher D.
48/hour

Multi-Instrumentalist

Since then I have learned how to play Trumpet, Drums, Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, (and recently, a little alto saxophone). Drums specifically, I've been playing regularly since 2008. I have performed live on different occasions... read more

48/hour
4.9 (358)
2,445 hours tutoring
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Since then I have learned how to play Trumpet, Drums, Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, (and recently, a little alto saxophone). Drums specifically, I've been playing regularly since 2008. I have performed live on different occasions... read more

Sam P.
60/hour

Drum Instuctor

I have studied Drumming since age 10. Played with many bands touring and recording. Also have a minor studying drum performance from The Musicians Institute. I can teach you the rudiments, Time Signatures and Sub divisions as well as... read more

60/hour
4.0 (1)
1 hours tutoring
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I have studied Drumming since age 10. Played with many bands touring and recording. Also have a minor studying drum performance from The Musicians Institute. I can teach you the rudiments, Time Signatures and Sub divisions as well as... read more

Nick N.
40/hour

All levels of math, elementary to adult

I am mostly self-taught in drums, but I did take 2-3 years of lessons early on. I have performed in several gigging bands over the years. When teaching, I use Alfred as the main lesson book, Breeze Easy for straight snare technique,... read more

40/hour
5.0 (24)
42 hours tutoring
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I am mostly self-taught in drums, but I did take 2-3 years of lessons early on. I have performed in several gigging bands over the years. When teaching, I use Alfred as the main lesson book, Breeze Easy for straight snare technique,... read more

Robert S.
40/hour

Professional Touring/Recording Drummer with over 10+ years experience.

From formal Drum Kit training to extensive real-world experience, I have achieved both personal and professional success as a Drummer. I have an expansive knowledge of the theoretical aspects of music, the drum kit, and percussion in... read more

40/hour
5.0 (5)
6 hours tutoring
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From formal Drum Kit training to extensive real-world experience, I have achieved both personal and professional success as a Drummer. I have an expansive knowledge of the theoretical aspects of music, the drum kit, and percussion in... read more

Anthony C.
40/hour

Professional Drummer with 9+ years of playing and performing

I am a completely self taught drummer who has been playing the drums since the age of 10 years old. After a few months of playing, I amassed over 30,000 total views on YouTube at the age of 11. By the time I was 15, I began to teach music... read more

40/hour
5.0 (2)
22 hours tutoring
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I am a completely self taught drummer who has been playing the drums since the age of 10 years old. After a few months of playing, I amassed over 30,000 total views on YouTube at the age of 11. By the time I was 15, I began to teach music... read more

Michael S.
75/hour

PhD Student Tutors Personal Statement Prep, Writing, and Study Skills

During my Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Dresden, Germany from 2011-2012, I taught weekly, after school, group drum lessons. In addition to the twelve plus years of drums, which include learning, playing and teaching... read more

75/hour
4.8 (4)
1 hours tutoring Drums out of 9 hours
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During my Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Dresden, Germany from 2011-2012, I taught weekly, after school, group drum lessons. In addition to the twelve plus years of drums, which include learning, playing and teaching... read more

Nick A.
85/hour

Experienced Drummer, Performed Live in Vegas and at NHL All-Star Game

Though I got my first snare drum at 4 years old, my real dedicated experience started in middle school. I've been drumming since then for the past 14 years, performing in multiple bands and musical ensembles on both drum... read more

85/hour
4.9 (19)
229 hours tutoring
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Though I got my first snare drum at 4 years old, my real dedicated experience started in middle school. I've been drumming since then for the past 14 years, performing in multiple bands and musical ensembles on both drum... read more

Dylan B.
40/hour

Engineering major at Georgia Tech. I tutor math and science.

I have played the drums for 6 years. I have played with several guitarists, one of whom has since joined a band that plays metal, and one of whom has released a country EP. I played several songs with the latter throughout the summer, and... read more

40/hour
4.9 (73)
182 hours tutoring
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I have played the drums for 6 years. I have played with several guitarists, one of whom has since joined a band that plays metal, and one of whom has released a country EP. I played several songs with the latter throughout the summer, and... read more

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 Question

How would you define Drums in your own words?
The "Conga' drum has a history and a culture all it's own. It has the power to deliver messages, to make people dance, and in some cases, to heal. They can physically make you feel good, and allow you to express your self in many ways, in many genres of music.
The "Conga' drum has a history and a culture all it's own. It has the power to deliver messages, to make people dance, and in some cases, to heal. ... read more
Answered • 03/19/18

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How would you define Drums in your own words?
Drumming can be very rewarding and fun. It takes practice and desire, but from basic rolls to varying time signatures and tempos it can be very rewarding. There are many aspects of drums as well. You can expand from basic drums to bells and timpani as well. There is a whole musical world with... read more
Drumming can be very rewarding and fun. It takes practice and desire, but from basic rolls to varying time signatures and tempos it can be very... read more
Answered • 04/09/18