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  • 14 years in business
  • 183 hires on Thumbtack
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Allyson P.
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"Bulent is a fun loving teacher who loves music, and is wonderful with children of all ages. He has taught our daughter for both voice and piano lessons and our son for drum lessons. His technical knowledge is wonderful, he is exact with the students in regard to technique, breathing and stretching exercises, and body alignment. His lessons are fun and he is full of enthusiasm which rubs off on the students. He helps make younger students feel at ease, and has a gentle manner, which makes lessons very enjoyable. We would recommend Bulent to anyone, regardless of musical ability." Allyson P. and Jason E.

BeatCreature
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Emily D.
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My son has taken drum lessons from Brian for several years now and really enjoys their weekly sessions. In addition to excellent technical teaching, my son enjoys Brian's sense of humor and that they work on a variety of music types. Brian is always accommodating about scheduling conflicts for which I have been grateful. All-in-all, Brian is a wonderful music instructor and a pleasure to work with.

Dor Herskovits
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Jacqui P.
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I am a new student of Dor Herskovits. My experience so far has been excellent. He has gone out of his way to try to accommodate my schedule, and meet me after work. He is very knowledgable and eager to share his knowledge. His lessons consist of theory, technique, rudiments and also getting down and playing the drums! The lesson is very well balanced. I am a Music teacher myself in the NYC public school system, so I am pretty good at recognizing someone will talent, who knows his stuff, and is a good teacher. Dor has it all and really seems to care! I highly recommend Dor Herskovits.

Laura Jordan
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Leilani C.
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Laura is great teacher! I learned so much from working with her. She really knows how to make some of the hardest concepts easy to understand. She's super patient and really knows what she's doing! I honestly don't know where my drumming would be without her expertise! She is not only the best percussionist I know but a great teacher.

backbaydrumming
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Collyn S.
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I've taken 3 lessons with Ben and I am extremely happy and excited about the potential of my drumming! Ben is a great, thoughtful teacher that is not scared to throw new and exciting rhythms at you. As a beginner drummer with music experience, I value his patience and friendliness and he will even cater his lessons to any style you are curious about! If you are new to drumming or are at a higher level, Ben is the guy that will open your drumming to new levels. I look forward to our lessons and many more throughout the year!

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Josh Weinberg Music
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Reet C.
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Josh is an excellent teacher whose drum playing skills and general musical knowledge are impeccable. I started lessons with Josh this past summer to try and pick up a different instrument from guitar and improve my rhythmic abilities and he helped me progress a great deal on the drums. He has a great ear which he has developed from years of playing and which he keeps sharp by playing on a regular basis. He uses his very keen ears to pick up on the most minute details of your playing which will help you develop as a detail oriented player. I like Josh's teaching style, he's a very encouraging person and will celebrate your progress every step of the way, but he isn't afraid to tell you what you need to hear in order to improve as a player. All in all my experience with Josh has been great and I would 100% recommend him to a player of any skill level.

Performing Arts Music Studio
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah S.
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Starting drum lessons with Jeffrey and it was such a comfortable first lesson! He is laid back, down to earth, personable, and patient! I look forward to learning more with him!

Peter Hostage
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Audrey L.
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I began taking voice lessons from Peter Hostage in May and have been highly satisfied with my decision to do so. If you are considering taking music lessons with Mr. Hostage, know that you can expect a high level of professionalism, a relaxed atmosphere, and most importantly, quality musical instruction. As someone who began singing at an early age, I have had the opportunity to sing both individually and as part of numerous groups. In just three weeks Peter has introduced me to technique that I had not been exposed in my 10+ years singing. I am confident that continued lessons with Mr. Hostage will enhance my vocal ability. The lessons are definitely worth the investment!

Drum Lessons
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah C.
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Justin is always punctual, professional, and prepared. He is an encouraging teacher, meeting me at my own pace and ensuring that the lessons progress in the direction I choose. He offers constructive criticism and helpful tips to help make learning both fun and productive. I highly recommend taking drum lessons from Justin!

Juan Mejia
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Christopher P.
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I have had an excellent experience taking drum lessons from juan. He is extremely good at assessing the skill level of the student and presenting challenging material that will allow the student to grow quickly. Juan has taught me not only very applicable grooves but also concepts that have both transformed my practice time and opened up my mind to the creative possiblities on my instrument. He has shown me several ways to maximize my practice time and ways in which I can most effectively integrate what I am learning into my natural playing. Juan is an extremely knowledgeable musician and I myself have grown as a musician after just over a month of taking lessons from him.

Matt Burwell
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Bonie W.
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My 11 year old has been learning from Matt for more than a year now. Matt is a fantastic teacher. He has instilled a love of music and drums in my son. Matt is not only a great drummer, but also knows how to relate to young folk and keep the sessions interesting with humor. My kid loves his jokes and thinks Matt is way cool! Matt can teach both at his studio or at your home. My kid likes to go to his studio, since he has drumsets, guitars and a piano there. Matt will often teach a lesson and then intersperse it with jamming on the guitar and singing, while my kid drums. It is very motivating to see how all the pieces work together. Matt is also flexible, easygoing and friendly. It is difficult to find a teacher who is excellent at what he does AND can keep kids motivated with humor AND is an overall great guy! Matt also teaches adults. I strongly recommend Matt as a teacher for you or your kid!

Matthew Bruce
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Jennette T.
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Matt was my son's first private drum instructor. He was very dedicated, enthusiastic and has continued to help my son advance over the last several years.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Brianna B.
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He is real Patient and Understanding. He stayed for 45 minutes but I couldn't ask for a better instructor.

Alex Melcher Music

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My name is Alex Melcher, and I am a private drum instructor with 7 years of teaching experience. I have taught young beginners the basics of hand techniques and percussion studies to advanced drum set concepts and improvisation. I have spent my musical career exploring many styles of playing, genres of music, and different ways of creating soundscapes for each particular musical situation. Styles I specialize in include rock, jazz, funk, R&B, Latin, blues, and classical. Finding a teacher who you can relate with makes all the difference. With teaching, I strive to relate with students in new ways, basing my lessons on the student's strengths and personal interests.

  • 21 years in business
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I am a professional drummer with over 20 years of teaching experience. House calls are available for all levels, from beginner to professional. I am patient. I have a fun and relaxed approach.

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