Carson's Drum Lessons
Carson's Drum Lessons

Carson's Drum Lessons

Offers remote services
Offers remote services
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Responds in about 1 hour

Introduction: Carson is an accomplished drummer & music educator in the Southern California region. He works as a professional musician, drum teacher, and drum transcriber. Since first picking up drum sticks 20 years ago, his drive to be a life-long learner has allowed him to earn performance degrees, from MacEwan University (BMus, 2017) and Calarts (MFA Jazz, 2019), and to perform with some of LA's finest musicians through various settings. As an educator, he knows firsthand the critical role a good teacher can play in unlocking the fun and potential in each student who wants to fall in love with music. Notably, through his time working as a Drumeo transcriber, he has amassed 300+ note-for-note accurate drum transcriptions to popular songs of all difficulty levels! All skill levels and genres welcome.

Hired 11 times

Serves Van Nuys, CA

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2 years in business

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Customers rated this pro highly for work quality, professionalism, and responsiveness.

Exceptional 5.0

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Cynthia B.
Oct 7, 2022

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It’s been awesome learning the conga drums with Carson. It has been a slow process for me and he has been very patient and kind. He is super knowledgeable and has provided me with tools/guidance to be successful. I would recommend Carson to anyone wanting drum lessons!

Details: 45 - 64 years old • No formal training • Can't read music • Hand drums (bongo, conga, etc.) • What the teacher recommends • Yes, the student already has drums • 45 minutes • Remotely (phone or internet)

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Moran D.
Nov 10, 2022
Carson is an amazing and professional instructor! Absolutely would recommend him to anyone looking for drum lessons, he's patient and brilliant on the drums. Always on time and very supportive He had my 12 year old girl drumming like a rockstar!
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Yesenia A.
Jul 8, 2022
My son has been taking drum lessons with Carson for about a year now and we are very happy with his progress. He looks forward to his lessons weekly and was super excited to participate in the Spring Recital this year. Carson is very patient, understanding, and knows how to motivate him so that he can continue to grow musically. We are very happy to have him as an instructor.
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Joseph V.
Jun 11, 2022
Our son enjoys attending drum lessons with Carson because of his fun, pleasant and professional demeanor. He has tremendous patience and takes the time to provide guidance during class. His knowledge and choice of songs to play, are appropriate and beneficial to our son’s lessons.
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Rayhan S.
Dec 17, 2022
I have been learning jazz drumming with Carson for over a year and I thoroughly enjoy our sessions. He is an encouraging teacher and has made a significant impact on my musical journey.
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