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Zion Drum Lessons For Beginners Teachers

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  • 27 years in business
  • 66 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
Shefali R.
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I had a fantastic experience with David! As a beginner, I found the classes to be fun and engaging, and I looked forward to learning something new every week.

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.

Drum Lessons Chicago
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Tim S.
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My wife and I am very fortune to have Andrew Sole as a drum teacher for our twin boys. Our boys have been taking drum lessons from Andrew for two years now. His teaching skills and care are main reasons why our boys enjoy his drum lessons. We highly recommend Andrew's drum lessons to all. Thank you, Andrew!

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.

ITTY BITTE MUSIC
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Margaret P.
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My 8yr old son really likes having his drum lessons with Steve and he explains really well not only to him but explains alot to me which I don't know much about drums so I appreciate that, plus my son loves the songs he picks out for him to play on his drums with. Ask my son "he shows me a lot of good/new things and is a really good teacher" I recommend taking lessons with Steve

Music Makers For Life, Inc.
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Kris R.
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I have been taking piano lessons for 5 years, voice lessons for 9 months and flute lessons for 6 months at Music Makers...For Life, Inc. As an adult with prior music experience, I had certain ideas on how I wanted my lessons,and Theresa was very willing to accomodate my wishes. She always tried to work within my schedule as well. Theresa was always kind and patient with me and always made me feel good about my music and myself! I'm also impressed with how her school is structured for kids. They earn "music money" if they've practiced their lesson or land on the right square on the board game the teachers use to reinforce their teaching. Then they can spend their "music money" in her "music store" on small toys, or t-shirts, tote bags, etc. This really motivates the kids to want to practice! Older kids might be invited to join one of her rock bands, which perform around the county. Playing in a rock band helps to keep the teens enthusiastically engaged in their music! Music Makers...For Life is truly "The Fun Way to Learn to Play"!

Jerry Evans School of Music
4.5
from 10 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 22 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.

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 !

Matt's Drum Lessons
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kar Leng W.
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As a complete beginner in music, the thought of learning any instrument in my mid-twenties is pretty daunting. Matt has definitely helped me ease into this and improved my playing with his teaching style and genuine support. The other reviews are on point: he is great at communicating and demonstrating the proper techniques. Further, his enthusiasm for music feeds and enlivens each lesson! In the past few months, our lessons have covered topics ranging from the right sitting posture to limb independence and reading sheet music. I would like to note that Matt is able to play everything from jazz to latin on the drums – While I’m still very much learning the fundamentals, I do think having a teacher who can do this will be beneficial for any student down the road in gaining a broader set of drumming skills and appreciation for the many different genres of music. Last but not least, I appreciated it when Matt helped me research the best ways to practice drumming, as I live in a multistorey building. Look no further if you are searching for an instructor who is talented, gifted at teaching and supportive!

Dan Leali Drum Instruction
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 24 years in business
Kevin S.
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Dan is definitely the best drum instructor I have ever had. I tried learning drums in the past but the fundamentals always bored me. He made learning the basics fun and continued to challenge me every week. He is an amazing teacher for both beginners and experienced players, I took lessons with him for like 8 years and I was head-and-shoulders above the curve when I got to music school. Highly highly recommended, he's a great teacher and awesome dude!

  • 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!

Holy Goat Percussion
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Mickey A.
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    I got to Taylor's class every Saturday, and have a great time! We learn to play each drum part of a rhythm. It is part history lesson and carrying on tradition of the song. In his class you can drop in and be able to play with no experience necessary! I think everyone should try one class, because you might be surprised how you like! you get to go away with worldly knowledge from a worldly man who has patience and fun all in one!

    Mobile Music Lessons
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 17 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Ryan H.
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    Frank is the best choice for great music lessons, I had him as my drum instructor for around 3 years. He taught me everything I know now and helped me build a foundation to be a great drummer. I Highly recommend him to anybody wanting to learn how to be a great musician and have FUN at the same time too!!!

    • 13 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Seth S.
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    He was a great instructor every thing was easy to understand and went at the pace I needed so I could understand what I was doing and still have fun with it.

    Rock Star Music Academy
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Michael A.
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      The staff at Rockstar are easy to work with and friendly. I am an adult who takes guitar lessons. My son takes drum lessons and my daughter takes guitar lessons. Rockstar's instructors work well with kids and adults. The facility is clean and constantly updated. There is a clean bathroom and a comfortable waiting area. Their instructors are also working musicians so their lessons are applicable to real life experience.

      About

      I'd say that I stand out because I'm somewhat younger than other teachers but well experienced already. I am more up-to-date on the newer styles of drumming but have also taken the time to learn the classics such as jazz and shuffles.

      About

      I have played drums for 40 years and was in the music industry. I worked with Buddy Rich, L. Bellson, and G Krupa. In the area of rock, I have worked with Kansas, Alice Cooper, Rush, Chicago, BS&T, and many more. I teach a standard practical method but also apply what is being taught, so that the student understands theory and develops taste. In this way, they will get invites and earn spots at auditions.

      • 23 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      About

      Simple. CDL (Chicago's # 1 Drum Lessons) is the only in person one on one drum instruction that offers an extremely original lesson plan on DVD to take home where you can not learn from another teacher, book, etc. Our custom curriculum has been thought out to get a student from point A to point B in their drumming extremely fast, and efficiently. We can also help with a students school band pieces. Just watch some of our sample videos of actual current students. That's our proof!

      About

      I have been playing drums for 15 years, and I played violin before that. I have played in numerous bands, and I put an EP with my brother's band, Needers & Givers. Some of the tracks were used in episodes of Gossip Girl, a TV show. I come from a long line of professional musicians in my family, including my brother Chris Hoffman, a professional cellist with many professional accomplishments including a piece that was used in the end credits of the movie Shutter Island! I am fluent in rock/pop drumming and many other styles. I like to focus on rhythm and coordination for beginning drummers. I am available some evenings and weekends.

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