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Steve is an excellent teacher with vast knowledge of drum techniques and styles. He is a very relatable and friendly person who has a method of teaching that can work with almost any student. We are still doing lessons and I am thoroughly enjoying each one.(show less)
I was very fortunate to find Ryan as a drum teacher. He is a talented and skilled drummer, with the ability to teach in a fun and encouraging environment. I didn't have any experience when I began lessons with Ryan, and after the first lesson, he gave me confidence and enthusiasm, which allowed me to grasp the concepts he presented fairly quickly. He also takes the time to email me a review of each lesson with a video of what we practiced that day. He is thorough and patient, as well as a very kind and caring person. I also look forward to my daughter starting drum lessons with him soon! I admire Ryan's dedication to his students, and I would high recommend him to anyone wanting to pursue the drums! A class act :)(show less)
Hello! My name is Blake Paulson. I have been teaching professional and fun drum lessons since 2000. My music education includes a degree from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and private drum lessons from the world's greatest drummers. As a professional drummer since 1998, I stay busy as a recording artist and active performer. I have had the privilege to record hundreds of songs in the studio and work for some of today's biggest stars like Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Jonas Brothers, Hoku, Hayley Orrantia, Coffey Anderson, and many more. I teach around 25 students each week. I offer lessons to students ages eight and up, of all abilities and backgrounds. You can be an absolute beginner, a touring drummer in a famous band, or anywhere in between, I will help you quickly improve on the drum set. I have experience teaching every type of student, including celebrities. TEACHING STYLE AND DRUM METHOD BOOKS PUBLISHED During my 15+ years of teaching, I have come to understand the two most important tools for helping people successfully learn the drums: 1) teach the most effective and relevant material available and 2) create a kind, comfortable and patient learning environment -- this is my teaching style. As I created my enjoyable, proven, and proprietary method for learning the drum set, I found out that there's a shortage of effective drum set material. As a result, I have written four drum set method books, available world-wide: • Drumset Coordination (published by Hal Leonard) • Drumset Overlay (self-published) • Linear Drum Fills (published by Alfred Music) • Drumset Supersets (published by Alfred Music) THREE LESSON LOCATIONS (OPTIONS) 1) I offer lessons at my state-of-the-art drum studio in North Hollywood, called Unleashed Drum Studio. My studio includes three great drum sets (teacher and one or two students), high-end monitoring, and the ability to professionally record your lessons. My students gain a lot from being able to record during their lessons, at no extra cost. They have the ability to: 1) Record a groove, fill, or song and analyze their performance, much as professional athletes do with video analysis 2) Record and film great sounding drum covers for YouTube or clips for Instagram 3) Record the drum parts for their band's new songs These features help me create an ideal learning environment and separate my lessons from any others offered in Los Angeles. 2) I offer lessons at your home. I'm happy to travel up to 20 miles within the Los Angeles area. Having a working drum set is all that is required for lessons at your home. 3) I offer lessons via Skype or FaceTime to students around the world. Having a working drum set, a good Internet connection, a computer's view of your drums, and the ability to communicate in English is all that is required for lessons via Skype/FaceTime. LESSON TIME AND FREQUENCY I have found that 60-minute or 90-minute lessons are the most effective for student improvement, however, I also offer 30-minute lessons. My students are welcome to take two, four, or eight lessons a month. As you can imagine, the more lessons you take, the faster you will improve. STYLES, SKILLS AND LESSON PLANS I teach all styles of music such as pop, rock, R&B, funk, country, blues, jazz, Latin/Afro-Cuban and more. I teach all drumming skills such as technique, stick control, foot control, rudiments, chops, reading and writing music, four-way coordination and independence, music theory, learning songs, creating drum parts, working with other musicians and producers, playing with a click and loops, studio technique, linear drumming, playing with confidence and energy, and more. I listen closely to my student's interests to create custom lesson plans for each student. This makes the lessons really fun! HOW TO GET STARTED. Please contact me. I'm happy to answer your questions, e-mail you my resume, and provide more details about my lessons. You can read my full bio, view photos/videos, and read reviews from my students on my website. -- Blake endorses: Vic Firth (Drumsticks, Mallets, Brushes), Drum Workshop (Drums, Hardware, Pedals), Remo (Drum Heads), Avid Pro Tools (Recording Software), MakeMusic (Finale Notation Software), Humes & Berg (Drum Cases/Bags), Ultimate Ears (Custom In-Ear Monitors), Sennheiser (Microphones, Mixing Headphones & Amps) I love teaching music; it is truly one of the most rewarding things I do. I wish I could teach many more students each week, but my performance schedule keeps me quite busy. I am currently accepting a limited number of motivated students.(show less)
I offer music lessons in piano, drum set, voice, ukulele, theory, recording arts, and music production. I teach all styles and ages. I have over 10 years experience working with typical and special needs children and adults. I have many references available upon request.(show less)
Learn to play the drums. I can't tell you how many people I meet who tell me "I've always wanted to take drum lessons, but never got around to it." Don't let it just be something on your one-day-to-do list! For all the info, check out my website. Whether you're an experienced player looking to take it to the next level, just starting out for the very first time, or simply looking for a fresh set of ideas to be inspired by, drum lessons can be a great way to open up your playing. For the past few years, I have been educating students all over the Los Angeles area. Having attended both Berklee School of Music in Boston and Musicians Institute in Hollywood I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance. Studying with world-renowned drummers such as Jeff Bowders, Gregg Bissonette, and Chuch Silverman has armed me with an education and passion for music that I look forward to sharing with you. I currently teach lessons out of Sound Streen Studios in Reseda, CA in rooms that come fully equipped with two drum sets and plenty of speaker power, just in case things get loud. Contact me today however you like to set up your first lesson!(show less)
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West Coast Music Academy specializes in private music lessons for children and adults of all ages on a variety of instruments. We currently offer instruction on the following instruments: * guitar * piano * voice * drums * bass * violin * saxophone * trumpet All of our faculty members are university trained and have either a bachelors or masters degree in music. We conduct background searches on all of our teachers to ensure a safe and friendly teaching environment.(show less)
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About Premier: For the last 4 years, Premier Music Lessons has brought music instruction into the homes of local Santa Clarita residents. We have also brought group lessons to a handful of local Santa Clarita and Acton elementary schools. With our increase in business, we have decided to open a local Santa Clarita music store to expand our ability to supply more local residents with musical instruction and supplies. Lesson offered: - Guitar - Bass - Piano - Drums - Additional lessons are coming soon! Our store hours: - Monday to Friday: 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Sunday: Closed What we offer: - Private lessons - Group lessons - Recording artist program - Free lessons! - Virtual lessons - Qualified instructors - Complete online store - Layaways - Special orders - Pay tuition online - 2 yearly recitals - Loyalty discount cards - Gift certificates - Family discounts(show less)
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I am a professional recording and touring drummer and percussionist with more than 20 years of experience offering private drum lessons. All lessons are personalized according to the student's needs, goals, and technical level. Lessons can be taken at your place or at my studio.(show less)
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Learn to play drums at home or in their studio, through this company's guitar, bass, and drum lessons. They offer personalized beginner and intermediate drum lessons for all ages, levels, and styles.(show less)
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