Best Drum Lessons in Chicago, IL

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  • Advanced Drum Lessons

    Ted Sirota Drum Studio

    Ted Sirota has 21 years of experience providing one of the best drum lessons to individuals. He works with beginners and seasoned professionals. He also teaches all styles.

    5/5 stars 8 reviews · 7 credentials

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  • Instrumental, Vocal, & Music Theory Lessons

    Harris Music School

    Harris Music School provides advanced and beginner drum lessons at their studio or at your location. They also offer classes in trumpet, trombone, guitar, flute, clarinet, violin, piano, and more.

    5/5 stars 6 reviews · 5 credentials

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  • In-Home & In-Studio Drum Lessons

    ESP Drums

    Learn to play drum with help from Eric Swanson. He is among the musicians and drummers who have been performing for over 30 years. He offers studio or in-home drum lessons.

    5/5 stars 8 reviews · 1 credential

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  • Drumset Lessons

    HGS Music, Lessons, Classes

    This business provides music lessons to beginners and seasoned musicians. They do guitar, bass, violin, piano, saxophone, and ukulele lessons, among others. They also handle drum instructor jobs.

    5/5 stars 1 review · 1 credential

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  • Drum Teacher

    Holy Goat Percussion

    Michael Taylor is a drummer who has been playing since 1994. He is also a drum teacher and performer who has help thousands of interested students.

    5/5 stars 2 reviews · 1 credential

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  • Private Drum Instructor

    Mike Curran

    Learn to play a new instrument when you hire Mike Curran who is among the best drum teachers in your area. This professional drummer has also been performing at various special occasions for over a decade.

    3 credentials

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  • Drum Instructor

    Blue Baron Productions

    Eric Behrenfeld has been a professional drummer since late1980s. He is also a percussion teacher who specializes in blues drumming. He also uses swing, rock, and country music styles.

    5/5 stars 2 reviews · 1 credential

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  • Drum Lessons

    Charlie Dresser Drum Studio

    Charlie Dresser provides professional drum instruction services for all ages and skill levels. He teaches students how to play jazz, Latin, funk, rock, blues, hip hop, and punk music, among others.

    1 credential

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  • Private & Group Music Instruction

    North Shore Music Institute

    Learn how to make music by getting group and private instruction from North Shore Music Institute. They offer guitar, drums, electric and upright bass, viola, violin, piano and percussion lessons.

    2 credentials

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  • Affordable Drum Lessons

    Crestone Music School

    Crestone Music School has some of the best drum instructors who work with all ages and abilities. Apart from affordable drum lessons, they also offer trumpet and guitar instructions, and more.

    1 credential

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  • Piano, Guitar, Voice, Drum & Dance Lessons

    Allegro Music And Dance Academy

    Allegro Music And Dance Academy specializes in quality music lessons for piano, guitar, voice, and more. They also feature ballet, tap, hip-hop, and Zumba dance fitness classes.

    1 credential

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  • Drum Lessons

    Electronic Drum Lessons

    This seasoned drum instructor teaches you how to play drums using customized lessons that suit your musical tastes. He has 40 years of experience handling students from beginners to advanced learners.

    2 credentials

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  • Drum & Percussion Lessons

    Billy Rhythm Drum and Percussion Instructor

    William Skalon offers private drum lessons and world music percussion. He has 25 years of teaching experience, specializing in in all styles of music, brushwork and rudiments.

    1 credential

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  • Drum Lessons

    Billy Malley Hair Salon & Spa

    This salon and spa provides facials, massages, hair cuts, nail services and colors for men, women and children. They also offer percussion and drum classes for music lovers.

    1 credential

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  • Award-Winning Music Lessons

    Dorolyn Academy Of Music

    Dorolyn Academy of Music provides award-winning music lessons in voice, guitar, piano, dance, theatre, social etiquette, and drums. They work with beginners and advanced students.

    1 credential

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  • Professional Drum and Percussion Classes

    Daniel Crane Drum Instruction

    Check out Daniel Crane if you're searching for effective percussion instructions and drum lessons. This percussionist also helps build a foundation of solid technique, versatility and reading skills.

    1 credential

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  • Music Lessons

    Clarendon Hills Music Academy

    This music academy offers private lessons in voice, drums, piano, guitar and bass. Their teachers are friendly, skilled and experienced. Try a free lesson with them.

    1 credential

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  • Drummer Lessons & More

    Dorolyn Academy of Music

    Dorolyn Academy of Music is a professional music school offering a wide range of classes. They offer professional drum lessons, instrumental and vocal instruction, performance study, and more.

    1 credential

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Drum Lessons

Provided by: ESP Drums

A Musician's Melodic Thump

What do you love about your job?

Sharing drumming history, the American drumming story, the rock history, the jazz history and the human connection with this ancient form of communication is incredibly rewarding. Students feel an instant connection to controlling the noise created from their efforts and the study of controlled noise making helps the brain, body and spirit.

What or who inspired you to start your own business?

My first drum teacher started me on the path of helping others unlock the drumming within each person. His passion for jazz, discipline, education and helping others discover the joy of drumming has been with me since my first private lesson in 1980.

Describe your most memorable project.

One student was wounded in Afghanistan protecting a general in a war-torn province. He was severely injured, and his life was changed forever defending our country. He has not slowed down; he went mountain climbing, skydiving, drumming and living life to the fullest. It has been an honor to tutor him through learning how to play drums again.

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