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Hired 4 times
3 years in business
(Eastern Time Zone)
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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Drum Lessons (for adults)
It's been great to work with Jim to get my drum chops back after more than 20 years and to learn how to use my snare drum skills on the kit. He's always prepared for the lesson and has given me lots to work on between lessons. Highly recommended!Dec 3, 2018Verified
Drum Lessons (for children or teenagers)
Jim is the first drum teacher I've had and I can't imagine a better introduction to drums and different beats than the one he's provided! He is very professional and accommodating, comes prepared to your lessons, and even makes sure you have practice material in between lessons. He's clearly very experienced with the instrument, and is an amazing teacher :)Apr 19, 2018Verified
I don't know where to begin, Jim is one of the best music teachers I've ever had. And I've been playing instruments for over 25 years. Jim is very knowledgeable and well-versed on percussion. He was also really patient with me which I appreciate - since it's been several years since I played drums. But I picked it back up right away with Jim's teaching and I'm really happy with the results of my lessons. I highly recommend Jim Saint-Amour as a drum instructor!Feb 16, 2018
I am a 55yo retiree. I decided to peruse drum lessons now that I have time. I’ve always loved the drums since I was a kid. Im not a tech savvy person but I managed to link up with Jim through thumbtack. I could not be more pleased. He is one of the nicest people I’ve ever met. He is very patient and very knowledgeable in percussion’s. The lessons are a lot of fun. I would highly recommend JIm as a drum teacher whether your just starting out as young person or you just want a hobby as an older person.May 2, 2018
Outstanding teacher. Our son has been working with him for almost one year. Jim always comes prepared with lesson plan. He is serious and firm, but keeps him focused and inspired. We cannot recommend him highly enough.Feb 17, 2018
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?Free 30 minute trial lesson!! This is held at your choice of conveniently located studios in Mid-Town Manhattan or in Long Island City (Queens) Private One-on-One Lessons: $55 per hour; $40 per 30 minutes. Hourly Pre-pay packages: - 5 Lessons (1 lesson per week for 5 weeks): $255 - 10 Lessons (1 lesson per week for 10 weeks): $530 30 minute Pre-pay packages: - 5 Lessons (1 lesson per week for 5 weeks): $185 - 10 Lessons (1 lesson per week for 10 weeks): $380
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?For beginners, I start off by teaching the proper technique needed to achieve basic expression on the drumset. For more advanced players, I will help you explore tonal and sonic capabilities beyond what you may have achieved already.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Graduated from the State University of New York College at Oswego with a Bachelor of Arts in Music, in addition to earning a certificate of completion from the Drummers Collective in NYC.