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Drum lesson for a total beginner - and Mike was terrific: kind, reassuring, extremely knowledgable. He had me playing to Hey, Jude before the session was over. And maybe above all, he made the whole experience lots of fun.
Chris Tibaldi gave both of my sons drum lessons for many years throughout elementary, middle school and high school. My sons had several drum instructors before we found Chris and they wish they had him from the start. He was by far the most talented drummer and teacher out of all of them, and always came prepared with a lesson to teach them if they did not have requests to learn a song or have something for school. They each grew so much as people and musicians because of Chris. My oldest son, already an advanced drummer, learned so much from Chris, who can teach and develop both beginners and advanced drummers. We could not have asked for a better instructor. My sons loved getting drum lessons from Chris and looked forward to their lesson each week. Chris is an outstanding drum instructor, who is extremely talented. Because of Chris's exceptional instruction both of my sons did NYSSMA, were selected for All County numerous times, went on to play in college and were even selected to be the drum major. If you are looking for someone to teach you or your child the value of music, particularly drums and percussion, there is no one better than Chris Tibaldi for the job.
Fun drum lesson. Plus I learned a lot in only an hour. I'm going to continue taking lessons.
I sing on my church choir and noticed that I wasn't connecting to the directions of the music director. Terrence taught my son piano several years ago and was on his second year teaching my daughter. So I began taking voice lessons with Terrence and began learning how to control my breathing and protecting my vocal cords as well as learning about tone, pitch and stamina. I look forward to our next set of lessons which also fits my budget!
Jack makes everything fun and easy to learn. I’ve been going to his lessons for 4 months, yet it feels like it’s been longer because of the improvement and how well he connects with everyone. He is incredibly talented and has years of experience and knowledge of drums. I love his lessons and I would definitely reccoment him to anyone interested in learning.
Dustin has been giving my 7 year old drum lessons for 2 years, he's great with my son, patient, talented and always on time. I can't recommend him high enough!
Anthony is the reason I am finally learning guitar AND ENJOYING its addition of balance and relaxation to my life. I tried for several years with YouTube videos and one other teacher in NY, but the motivation waned. I've been excited to come to weekly lessons for 6 months with Anthony. He has an unusual combination of extreme skill and extreme humility and warmth. My parents are both professional classical musicians so even though I am a beginner in guitar I appreciate his skill. Also, they have commented that I am making great, steady progress and that the accompanying theory I am learning is very sound. Anthony is flexible, allowing me to learn the songs I want to play for my newborn and my husband, and adjusting them for my level, while working theory in between, always making it fun and laid back. I've lived in NYC 11 years and he is one of the nicest people I've ever met. This guitar teacher is a find -- a true diamond in the rough of manhattan!
Only my two older kids were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to take lessons with Ryland. My older daughter had him for her rock band class. It was amazing how well he worked with this group of kids. They were inspired and morivated to learn, grow and perform. He helped transform them from individually talented musicians to a cohesive, professional sounding band in a fun, supportive environment. My son had Ryland for drums and guitar. They would work together for an hour and a half every week. Ryland had unbelievable patience and personability and was able to keep my son focused and fully engaged. The amount that he learned from Ryland about technique, theory and music is immeasurable. Although my kids have found new instructors, they miss Ryland and will forever remember the incredible impact that he had on them as musicians.
I am a jazz vocalist and have been taking Music Theory & Musicianship lessons with Paolo for the past 4 months. In that time I have felt my understanding of music fundamentals strengthen significantly; Paolo has offered consistent explanation of practical use for these skills when performing and has mapped out the curriculum according to my particular needs. I feel much more confident on stage as a result and look forward to continuing lessons with him. Paolo's flexibility in his teaching, in depth knowledge, and concern for his students' growth make me highly recommend him as an instructor.
John is hands down a great drum instructor. He was very patient and attentive with me, especially since I had never had formal music training before. Now I really look forward to practicing! Highly recommended.
jim has been an amazing instructor to my son and my son really values his time with him tremendously. Jim is has a great personality that kids are easily drawn to. its so important that kids feel a bond with their teachers and as drumming instructor i couldn't recommend him more. OUTSTANDING
My son really enjoys his lessons with Willy. Willy is a very patient and encouraging instructor and knows how to work with a child and get him to respond. We're hoping my son sticks with drums and continues learning from Willy.
I didn't know what to expect being a first time thumbtack user but I couldn't be happier. Rob was great and my son is SUPER EXCITED to continue learning the drums. Great experience, and we intend to continue lessons.
Passionate about what she does ! Will take her time to teach you until you get it right as well as motivate you even further to keep learning. I recommend her for anyone with the desire to truly learn.
A professional drummer and drum teacher will be happy to share his knowledge with interested people. Dmitry is a winner of national drum contests in Europe, as well as a performer of innumerable bands in Europe and USA.
The Al Miller Drum School has been in existence for over 5 decades. It is an easy program to follow and has provided it's students with the tools needed to understand rhythm and technique. The system is based on Al's proven instructional method begun in 1951. Many of today's most well-known drummers have studied the Miller drum system, including Billy Cobham, Greg Bissenette and Rod Morgenstein, to name just a few. Even the great Buddy Rich recognized the value of his system and asked my father to teach him to read music. Since my father's passing in 2000, I've been expanding his method and personalizing it for the modern drummer.
Not only will you learn how to play an instrument, but very soon after learning the basics we will get into actual musicianship. If the student is a child, I would strongly suggest that a parent sit in on the lesson so that they know what I am teaching and will be able to help with practice at home.
I aim to help people learn with good techniques. I am desirable, reliable and dependable. I aim to make my students the best in the world.
Shawn Crowder offers drum lessons in NYC and online drum lessons on Skype. He is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music, and a regular guest faculty member at the Berklee Percussion Festival.
Hi all!! This is Ryo Tanaka and I'm offering a drum lesson to make your life joyful!!! Experience of teaching for kids to 60s, from beginner to advanced. Studied at Berklee with Mike Mangini, Rod Mogenstein, and Terry lynn Carrington. Released 5 CDs from a major label in Japan Touring all over the states Endorser of Gaai Drums I can do a lesson at... Redhook (my place) Green Point (my studio) your place (if you have a drum kit and live in Brooklyn, Manhattan, or Queens). Fee $70/50 mins (half price($35) for the first lesson!!) Let's have fun with drums!! Look forward to hearing from you!! Ryo Tanaka
I am a drum maker of all types, including djembe ashiko, dun-dun, conga, bongos, cajanos, snare drums, Native American drums, bomba drums, candomba drums and bombo drums. I also teach drum lessons and do a monthly drum circle. I do school programs and corp. programs. I am making some of the world's best drums, cut from a solid log of wood.