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Newton Drum Lessons For Kids

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Music Elements
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Valarie K.
Verified review

Both my son and I were students at Music elements. My son was instructed by Dylan for drum lessons and I took voice lessons. The facility was neat and clean and the instructors were very professional and knowledgeable. Additionally, they were very flexible with their scheduling to accommodate my buys lifestyle. I would recommend Music Elements to the novice or advanced learner.

Josh Weinberg Music
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Tony L.
Verified review

Very Nice experience. Mr. Josh is a best teacher I met. We had a lot of fun, the lessons were so good, and I learned a lot from his class

David Moorhead
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Kyle H.
Verified review

David has been teaching me guitar for a little over a month now. I have already seen great advances in my technique, rhythm, and understanding of music. I have been playing guitar for 9 years off and on, and I have never had professional lessons. I can say that after a month with David, I am playing better than I ever have and believe that my guitar playing skills will continue to progress rapidly with David's help. His teaching technique is very casual and fun, almost conversational, and his insights are spot on. He is exactly what I hoped for in an instructor when I started looking at guitar lessons and I would highly recommend him for anyone who loves guitar, regardless of their skill level. He is a 'must hire' professional!

  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Amy K.
Verified review

Kris has a way of making the material so easy to learn. Whenever I am stuck with a particular area, he breaks it down and we work on all of the parts together. Soon enough, it all comes together! I have learned A LOT since I first started taking drum lessons at The Drummers' Studio. I drive about 40 minutes after a long day of work to my drum lesson, and it is worth it every single time! I really can't say enough great things about The Drummers' Studio, a truly excellent experience that will leave you with great knowledge and skills.

Performing Arts Music Studio
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah S.
Verified review

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!

Jon Wollenberger Drumming
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Leela M.
Verified review

Seven years ago I took drum lessons with my middle school band director. Basically, I stood in front of the drum set and watched him perform a step. Then I tried the step a couple times while the teacher watched me. This process took about 15 minutes. Then the teacher would tell me that for the rest of the hour I was to learn the step, while he went off to do his other stuff, and that I wasn’t to return for another lesson until I mastered the step. I never learned the step (who would with this kind of teaching) and I never returned for another lesson. Seven years later, I had a drum lesson with Jonathan Wollenberger. I was completely blown out of my mind. The lesson began with him showing me how to hold sticks, and him helping me to adjust the heights of the cymbals, chair, and drums. Then he proceeded to try and teach me the same step that I had been taught in middle school. As I tried to get the hang of it, he was extremely attentive, and gave me advice about gripping the sticks, moving my arms and shoulders, how to sit, and more. Above all, his happy charm and patience really made me feel motivated. Jonathan is very knowledgable about drumsticks, drum sets, and teaching materials. Based on our lesson, he was able to recommend me a specific type of stick based on my arm length, strength, and height. He always comes to our lessons well prepared and in a good mood. Apparently, my lesson with him was his first time teaching! I was very surprised, as it seemed like he had been teaching for years. Jonathan is a natural when it comes to teaching, and I would recommend him to anyone looking for drum lessons.

Brian MacDougall
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Emily D.
Verified review

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.

Hilltop Studios
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Mike U.
Verified review

Rick is a drum instructor, and I've been taking weekly, hour-long lessons with him for 6 months. After trying out a few instructors in Boston who had no methodology, no go-to books, no handouts, and generally no system or materials for teaching, I found Rick via much googling. Rick is a Berklee trained, practicing musician & drum instructor. His facilities are great: a treated room with 2 side-by-side kits, 2 practice pads, metronomes, etc. Rick has an endless supply of ideas, handouts, and also, a great book (that he authored) that's kept me busy for longer than any other books I've worked with (this is a good thing). He teaches in local schools, as well as private lessons, and I'm glad to have found an instructor that's thinking about drumming & instruction at the professional level he's engaged in. I enjoy Rick on a personal level (I'm near him in age), but would consider him a good role model for kids, showing patience & flexibility in his approach, as well as espousing a strong work ethic.

New City Music Studio
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda G.
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Working with Janna has been such a wonderful experience, my son also started coming for lessons. I could not have asked for a better instructor or studio.

Fall River Arts Academy
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Tracey M.
Verified review

My son has been taking lessons here for 10 years and is part of the All Star Band which gives kids/youth the opportunity to experience being in a band and putting on a live show. Lessons have helped him grown into a better musician and given him confidence. Everyone there is so nice and helpful. The instructors are great... I recommend them to everyone who asks where my son takes lessons.

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nick H.
Verified review

I took lessons from John for seven years. In those seven years, I learned more from him than I could have learned from any other tutor. For the first four years, I took lessons directly from John, in person. Unfortunately, I needed to move and could no longer take lessons from him. We decided to give skype lessons a try and stuck with it for three more years with little difference. From drum-set, to piano, to snare drum, to djembe, he knows it all. Heck, if you're desperate, he'll show you some of his belly beats. If it wasn't for a busy schedule, I'd most certainly still be taking lessons from him. His lessons are very fun and laid-back! John is truly a phenomenal teacher!

Philip Andrews
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Stacey F.
Verified review

Provides half our drum lessons at a fair price. So far scheduling has been flexible. He is very patient and calm with small children.

  • 12 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jason B.
Verified review

I am a beginner in my mid 30s. I've had 3 lessons for guitar so far with George and have learned a lot. Very knowledgeable (Theory, reading music, tab, etc..), patient, helpful, and teaches well. Shows up on time and is communicative. Excited to continue to learn more! Highly recommend!

Jesse Weiss
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sal D.
Verified review

I've tried several drum instructors for my son, and Jesse is the best by far. He brought back his motivation. He figures out what the student likes and moves from there. He's easy with programming the dates and provides a really good value for the student. I'll continue to have my child take courses from him and highly recommend him to potential students.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Juan C.
Verified review

Cool drum lessons

Juan Mejia
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Christopher P.
Verified review

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.

Chris D.
Verified review

Drum teaching. Tim has instructed my son Nate (12 years old) for almost 2 years...in that time Nate has made incredible progress......even his school band instructor comments on his improvement. Tim keeps him motivated and is willing to go out of his way to give lessons at our house when we have scheduling conflicts. I couldn't ask for a better teacher for my son.

About

I am a Berklee College of Music graduate and a professional musician. I offer professional drum set, percussion, and music lessons. I teach students ages 10 and up. I create comprehensive lesson plans that cater to each student's individual needs. We will work on the material you want to work on. I want to help you learn an instrument.

About

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.

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I am Berklee student giving lessons in the north shore area. I will travel to your place. I am specializing in new students but I can handle all levels and styles of playing. I will teach rock, jazz, latin rhythms, rudiments, reading and solo construction.

About

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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