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Stephen Coffman Drum Lessons
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Connie C.
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I would definitely highly recommend Stephen Coffman for drum lessons. As a true beginner, I have been taking classes for the past several months. The classes are always challenging enough, but still fun and not overwhelming. Stephen is very good about teaching the fundamentals while going at a pace that will work on building confidence. He is very patient on slow days and always positive, which I feel are effective teaching skills for both beginners and advanced students., His musical education and experience are impressive and give him excellent credentials for teaching various styles and levels. My experience has been that of learning the basic fundamentals that will give me a good basis for developing more advanced skills and being able to play for fun while continuing to improve my level of play. Stephen is both an excellent drummer and teacher.

da Capo al Coda
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Judith D.
Verified review

Brandon is teaching entry level drum lessons to my 7 year old. He is timely, patient, and effective. He communicates well with me and answers my questions and addresses my concerns immediately. I am not a musician so he patiently explains concepts to me too. We're enjoying the lessons so far.

Reverb Lessons - Raleigh
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah V.
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Shari is an excellent piano teacher with many years of experience! She is patient with new beginners and encourages students to do their best. Learning piano is a great opportunity for all ages and having Shari as a teacher is an excellent choice! Thank you, Shari and Reverb Lessons, for all you've taught me!

Versatile Musician
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Windi S.
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Qi is an excellent teacher and I greatly enjoyed her lessons. She came to my house for lessons which was very convenient for me. I recommend her for violin and music theory lessons.

Adam Fenton
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer A.
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My boys love their guitar lessons with Adam. He tailors each lesson to their personalities / music likes and is very patient. He has really inspired them to become better guitar players. He has also been very flexible with lesson time/dates as the boys schedules are a bit hectic with sports / school, etc. So glad we found Adam!

Raleigh Music Academy
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Ross F.
    Verified review

    I took guitar lessons from Paul Warren at the Raleigh Music Academy for about two years. Paul was great and was able to customize a lesson plan for me to advance my playing ability faster. In addition to invididual instruction, the RMA has student shows so each student gets an opportunity to play in a live setting and gain greater experience and knowledge through interaction with other students. Each summer the RMA has a guitar workshop and guitar clinic where they bring in a well-known guitarist which gives students an opportunity to learn directly from a professional musician and participate in a Q & A with the artist. The RMA is great and really professionally run. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to improve as a musician whether they're a beginner or advanced player.

    Erin D.
    Verified review

    My son took his first official drum kit lessons with Clay. He was a great teacher with the perfect blend of technique, rudiments and practical application as well as allowing my son to explore music that he was interested in. Clay was incredibly professional and maintained high standards while still being laid back and accessible. Great for both his beginning lessons as well as further down the road when preparing for challenging auditions and concerts!

    da Capo al Coda
    4.8
    from 5 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Natasha C.
    Verified review

    As a beginner who is interested in learning many different styles, I am so pleased to have a teacher like Brandon, who is always showing me how to play something new. He also paces the lessons well and eases his students into good technique. I've certainly had teachers in the past who could be preachy about their purist ways and insist on drills for much of the lesson, but Brandon is great at picking up on what moves his students. I bet he could be a little tougher on me, but I appreciate his patience! Looking forward to keeping this going in the coming years!

    Proctor Percussion
    4.8
    from 5 reviews
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Sam W.
    Verified review

    Todd is very personable and appears to be a good fit for my up and coming drum lessons.

    Rosendo
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Cecilia S.
      Verified review

      Rosendo is an outstanding percussion instructor and an exceptional human being. He puts all his passion for music and his invaluable kindness and benevolence in every of his lessons. Rosendo is also very professional, always punctual and extremely encouraging with his students. I have never seen Rosendo not smiling, and always heard him telling all the good he sees in his students.

      Percussion Services
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 20 years in business
      Kevin C.
      Verified review

      Having Joe Westerlund as a drum instructor was truly a great experience. I came in as an adult looking to get back into drumming after having played as a teenager. Joe was sensitive to this and planned my lessons accordingly. After 5 minutes with him, I could tell Joe was going to be a blast to work with for half an hour per week. He was quick to cater the lessons to whatever genre of music I was interested in playing which may or may not have matched his personal tastes. Which, to be fair, it's hard to pigeonhole Joe into a specific genre given his vast experience and wide array of bands he's played and toured the world with. His positive attitude and gentle demeanor was comforting to me as a newbie to the lesson format as an adult and I found our time together to be quite enjoyable. Not to mention Joe's technical abilities and musical talents which are fantastic. If I were to recommend anyone I know, kid or adult, to a drum instructor, it would hands down be Joe Westerlund. Besides being a killer drummer, he's also a genuine, great guy.

      About

      I'm a college student with 14 years of music experience, including piano and drums. I am also providing math tutoring, and swimming lessons if requested.

      About

      I teach music — piano, percussion, and handbells — to students of all ages. I encourage students to enjoy music as well as understand and perform it.

      About

      I have 9 years of teaching experience, including additional training to work with special-needs students. I am currently accepting new students of all ages for lessons in guitar (all levels), percussion (all levels), and piano (beginner level). Lessons are $20/hour (plus mileage if more than 8 miles of travel is required). I can do lessons at your home, or in a studio space available near downtown Raleigh. Availability: Mon., Wed. and Fri. at 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tues. and Thurs. at 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sat. at 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

      About

      I have a very wide range of musical influences which has helped me assist all kinds of students with their musical goals, from folk acoustic guitar to jazz piano to progressive rock to hip-hop and electronic music - I really feel at home in any setting and can relate to people of all ages and backgrounds. I play a myriad of instruments and like to help my students develop a strong understanding of the theory behind what they know so they can explore the patterns further.

      About

      We offer a free trial lesson. We have great rates and a top instructor. There are no long-term or enrollment commitments. Learn rudiments, coordination, and Afro-Cuban styles, or simply learn your favorite songs on drums.

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      I am a very patient teacher. I also have very good communication skills & time management.

      About

      Reel Deep is a Live entertainment band featuring top covers from the 70's 80's Funk Dance and R&B genres We are founded by two lovers of education, Reel Deep offers music lesson to any who wish to learn music.

      About

      Hello! I am currently accepting students for private one-on-one lessons on drum set, snare drum, mallet or keyboard. I also teach reading, hand-and-foot technique, four-limb independence, transcribing songs, ear-training skills, and style-awareness. My drumming palate covers Bebop jazz, bass and drums, calypso, soca, salsa, New Orleans, reggae, country, rock and hard rock/fusion double-bass drumming. This is not just a list of things that I have learned out of a book. The list of styles includes gigs that I have played in the past or are currently playing. If you are interested in drum set, I can help you to become the best player that you can be, or if you are just interested in pure chops, we can do that as well. I am a full-time, professional musician who has been teaching and playing for over twenty years. Since moving to Raleigh in 1997, I have played and/or recorded with many regional and local groups. I am qualified to teach beginners with no musical experience (including children), all the way up to semi-professional and professional players who want to take their drumming to the next level. Please visit my website for more information. Once there, you can view my videos or listen to my work on various albums in the audio section. If you are interested in seeing me play live, please visit my MySpace page for upcoming shows. I look forward to hearing from you, and thanks in advance.

      About

      I am a drum instructor with 20 years' playing experience. I play and teach a wide verity of styles such as rock, funk, jazz, hip-hop, etc. My teaching goal is not only to teach the art of drumming but to also show my students how to become a complete musician, how to listen to the other members of the ensemble and how to incorporate a more melodic approach to the drum kit.

      About

      We are a full-service music school, offering lessons on guitar, bass, keys, drums, voice, recording techniques and more. All of our staff is educated in music, credentialed in their area of teaching, and has an active performance career in the local area and regionally. Come study with us!

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      Need Drum Lessons

      Durham, NC

      • Drum type
        Traditional drum kit, Other (For church)
      • Level of experience
        No experience
      • Frequency of lessons
        Once a week
      • $40
        Average price
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