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  • 11 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Julie S.
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My son really enjoys the drum lessons and has learned a lot in a short amount of time. We are very satisfied!

Top Pro
  • 27 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jillian S.
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My daughter started piano lessons with Stacey just a month ago but she is so excited every week to go. We have been very happy with how Stacey has progressed her - continually adding more difficult pieces to work on to see what she can do. This is our first experience w music lessons of any type and we are really happy with Stacey De & Co! Even my son, who never wants to try anything new, has started asking about taking drum lessons there. We couldn't be happier :)

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David O Lessons
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lee C.
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David was very patient with my ever-changing schedule and was able to make songs seems easy. He was able to boil down complicated drum skills into simple steps so that every lesson I felt like I was advancing. Sad he's no longer in NYC!

Guitar Chicago
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
Kirby H.
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Guitar Chicago is the best option for music lessons in Chicago! Their instructors are patient, knowledgeable, and supportive. They do a fantastic job of working with you to achieve your individual goals. I started as a beginner with no guitar knowlege, and they helped me achieve my goals of playing multiple open mics and music events. I've also been able to meet and work with other Guitar Chicago students! They are always willing to work with my busy schedule, which is very hard to find with other schools or group lessons.

  • 23 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn P.
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After a 4 year hiatus from playing the drums I realized I lost some skill when I started playing again. I decided to take drum lessons from Mike. I studied with Mike for 3 years and it was worth every penny that I paid. Mike helped me a lot with separation and independence in my playing. I would highly recommend Mike to any beginner, intermediate or advanced player.

Dave Brandwein Music
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Rachel R.
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My daughter has been taking drum lessons from Dave for over three years. Her percussion skills and love of different musical genres has continuously and vigorously grown. Dave is always upbeat and professional during the lessons and his visits are an important part of our week.

Jerry Evans School of Music
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Peggy T.
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I contacted Jerry,inquiring about in-home guitar lessons for my daughter. He replied immediately with helpful suggestions of an instructor. When I realized my daughter wanted a female instructor Jerry went out of his way to find out more about my daughter and the kind of instructor who would be compatible with her. He then suggested one of two female instructors he felt would meet her needs. I was impressed with the time and effort he put into helping me find an instructor for her. This was extraordinary that he would take the time to help me when it did not directly benefit him and he did not even know me! I had originally contacted Jerry because of his highly regarded reputation for teaching and instruction. But now I also hold him in high regard for his kindness and dedication to helping others find their way into the world of music.

Altered Stage
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Michael G.
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I got SO much more than I asked for connecting with Altered Stage. Not only does my membership get me access to unlimited guitar lessons with an awesome teacher, it also includes a great space with all the equipment needed, a welcoming community of likeminded and friendly recreational musicians, and the chance to play on-stage with my fellow members once/month. I went from being the guy who could play chords and learn simple songs through tabs to someone who understands music theory and feels comfortable jamming with strangers at the drop of a hat. A huge change from where I started and not at all what I expected. AS gives members the chance to get involved as little or as much as one wants. I could not recommend them more to musicians at any level.

Ted Sirota Drum Studio
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Med D.
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Ted Sirota offered to play drums on my forthcoming E.P "Dred Reggae" ... he transformed my track into a masterpiece with his amazing drumming skillz and arrangement , I highly recommend Ted for drum lessons and drum arrangement ... 10 out of 10 in my books !

Brad Schlueter Drum Lessons
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kyle C.
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I took lessons with Brad for over 10 years. He was always willing to work with me on what I wanted to work on and was patient with me when I didn't practice (which was sometimes quite apparent.) He is a really nice guy and I couldn't recommend him enough.

The Music Connection, LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Valerie V.
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My daughter has paino lessons and the teacher is great.

Traveling Music Lessons
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Steph H.
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Piano lessons in the home are so convenient!! My family loves this service, and the teacher is fantastic! I would recommend to anyone needing music lessons!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jeanette P.
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My son has been taking lessons from Greg for about 8 months. He has made great gains and really likes Greg's style of instruction. It is great that he can come to our home and my son can learn on his own drum set. He is flexible when scheduling conflicts arise and always makes sure that my son gets a full lesson! We are very happy with Greg and I highly recommend him If you are looking for a quality, personable instructor!

Courtney A.
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HGS Music is amazing, has the best staff and is really fun! I always feel very welcome. I think they've even convinced me to start playing Ukulele as well!

Harris H.
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I have studied drums and percussion under Matt for over a year now and can say without a doubt his patience and dedication while teaching keeps me motivated to better myself as a musician.

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I've studied drums with some of Europe's and Chicago's finest drummers. I can help you develop your technique, timing, feel and style on the kit at a pace that is perfect for you. No matter what your experience is, I will give you my best effort to help you grow as a musician.

  • 17 years in business
About

Our teaching philosophy is to instill a love of music through inspiration. Along with several years of teaching and performance experience, as well as successfully clearing a background check, Musika™ teachers are also graduates from reputable domestic and international conservatories, colleges, and universities. Musika™ Music Lessons takes time and consideration in pairing each student with a professional music educator that will help develop an understanding of all fundamental principles in music. We are happy to accomodate each student with any special requests that they may have.

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We love what we do !!

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I'm a songwriter/music producer/live/studio musician experienced in a variety of genres. I have music studio time available, and I give keyboard/percussion lessons.

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Music Matters School of Music, located at 222 E Wilson St. Batavia, IL, encourages its students of all ages and abilities to explore all areas of music. We offer the following: * piano lessons * drum lessons * guitar lessons * voice lessons * violin lessons * cello lessons * saxophone lessons * lessons for any other percussion or orchestral instruments We serve students from the following areas: * Batavia * St. Charles * Geneva * North Aurora * Elburn * West Chicago * Aurora * many other cities within the Fox Valley and western suburbs of Chicago The school also offers several opportunities to perform either as a soloist or in one of our many ensembles. You're invited to come and experience a new expression of you, through music, with us. Benefits of being a Music Matters student include the following: * Guitar, drums, piano, voice, violin, and more, in the same location * Saving time by scheduling multiple instruments for the same day We offer the most popular instruments -- drums, piano, voice, guitar, and violin, from Monday to Saturday. We have over 20 university-trained teachers to teach you what you want to learn. Our teachers are university trained or have the professional equivalent after years of playing on the road. Our teachers understand that everyone has different goals, and we customize your lessons to meet your needs. All of our teachers love teaching and sharing music with people of all ages and abilities. There are no long-term commitments. All of our private lessons' students are on a month-to-month basis. You can start lessons at any time and withdraw at any time. We have two optional, low-pressure recitals every December and May. Our students have the opportunity to participate in our recitals. Here, they can share their music with the Music Matters community, friends and family. Students are not required to participate, but those that do really have fun by having recitals, students learn about goal setting and creating good practice habits. We have a large parking lot, two lounges, and children play area. Music Matters has plenty of off-street parking for our community members. We also want you to be comfortable while you're with us. We have leather sofas and plenty of magazines in our lounges for you to relax and enjoy. We have office staff to assist you with your needs. Our friendly office staff is here to answer any questions you may have. If you have billing questions, need to reschedule lessons, or just want to let us know how lessons are going, we are here to help. We have quality instruments, amplifiers, and professional teaching studios. We have spared no expense in providing our students with professional teaching studios to assist them with their lessons. Each studio has stereos, amplifiers, and recording studio-grade foam insulation. Music Matters has the largest collection of percussion instruments so that our students can explore all that percussion has to offer. We are constantly renovating our studios to make sure that they meet the needs of our students. We have a student appreciation night. Every May, we hold a large carnival in our parking lot for our students to enjoy. Free food, games, prizes, live music, and the highlight of the night, and the dunk tank can all be enjoyed by the Music Matters community.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Private music or production/engineering instruction is offered by instructor who has been trained by Grammy winners!

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Need Drum Teacher

Chicago, IL

  • Student age
    26-55
  • Drum type
    Traditional drum kit
  • Level of experience
    Advanced
  • Interested in the following musical style(s)
    Jazz
  • Able to read music?
    Yes
  • Does student have drums?
    No, the student will need the instructor to provide drums
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once or twice a month
  • Lesson length
    60 minutes
  • Day preference
    Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Time preference
    Other (depends on day, flexible)
  • Details
    I was a very good percussionist in high school and originally attended college as a music ed major before changing. Was only OK at drum set but absolutely could not play jazz. i want to learn jazz drum set.
  • $30
    Average price

Need drum lessons

Chicago, IL

  • Student age
    18-25
  • Drum type
    Traditional drum kit
  • Able to read music?
    Percussion notation: Yes, Sheet music: No, Understands note durations and rests: No, Can't read music: No
  • Does student have drums?
    Yes, the student already has drums
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Lesson length
    60 minutes
  • Day preference
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Time preference
    Early afternoon (noon-3pm), Late afternoon (3-6pm)
  • Details
    If able to play guitar as well, that would be helpful
  • $45
    Average price
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