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Top Pro
  • 24 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Angela W.
Verified review

I went for my first drum lesson with Mike. He's really relaxed and a great teacher! Had a great experience.

Top Pro
Take Note Lessons
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carolina N.
Verified review

Michelle is great with kids. Our 7-year old daughter loves her piano lessons and always looks forward to them. More important, we can hear that she is really learning and making great progress. Two of her school friends have started lessons with Michelle after we recommended her.

Become a Real Drummer
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Sacha D.
Verified review

I am just beginning to learn how to play the drums as an adult for the first time. With in just a few months Tad has given me many tools to make strides toward feeling like a real drummer. The lessons are really fun as well as challenging. He pushes you to break beyond what you feel you are capable of. Awesome lessons, as well as super professional and in a comfortable cool studio. I am excited to see how far I will go with the help of Tad!

  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Diana K.
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The drum lessons I've taken with John over the last few years have been invaluable to my drumming, whether it's solo in the studio or playing with others on stage. I had just started to play when we began lessons, working with stick control and timing. John provides an encouraging, positive atmosphere to build skills in technique and efficiency, and outlines practices and exercises to do on my own outside of the lessons. He also introduced me to essential warm up stretches and exercises, which are very handy for endurance or just ensuring I don't wear down too quickly while playing. John's lessons have been paramount to my goal of collaborating and performing with other musicians; I've advanced greatly since I first began studying with him. Highly recommended if you're just starting to play (as I was) or to fine tune your methods and learn something new if you've already been playing a while!

David Cornejo
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Sam M.
Verified review

David's a great teacher! I'm a total novice to both drums and playing music, and he's done a great job explaining to me how things work and what I need to know in order to play well. His lessons and homework assignments keep me advancing at a solid pace - not too fast and not too slow. I was very nervous to play at first, but he's encouraging and supportive, and he makes it fun, so every lesson I leave feeling a little more confident. I recommend him to anyone, no matter their skill level!

  • 8 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Kadijah J.
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Conor seems to be very calm and patient. Neha is very responsive and very good to work with in setting you up with a great teacher got your specific instrument. I look forward to the lessons and I felt very comfortable. I’m excited!

Larry Meyer Music
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
George G.
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I have had the honor of taking guitar lessons with Larry Meyer for about 3 years. Larry introduced me to the world of JAZZ and the concept of musical freedom through improvisation. Larry has truly inspired me to be a musician, and to think beyond my original guitar mind set. If you ask him a question, you will get an answer backed by a lifetime of musical exploration and experience, not to mention the serious undeniable pure talent. It is impossible to get a lesson from Larry and not be infected by his excitement of the music and the joy of revealing that infinite world to an aspiring player. I thank you Larry for your friendship and patience as you helped direct me through each musical stepping stone.

T Productions
4.8
from 14 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Tatia F.
Verified review

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!

WillYouLearn
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Aly G.
Verified review

Liv had the most wonderful experience with her first year of learning the ukulele. She loved her instructor and is now playing some great songs. We can't wait to continue and even get into guitar lessons as well!

  • 12 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Carol L.
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My son and daughter have been taking lessons at the Piano Workshop of Chester with Sonia for the past few years and they continue to make great progress!

Zak Icaza (Drum Set Lessons)
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 12 years in business
Ioshua R.
Verified review

Having drum lessons with Zak was an amazing experience for me; I love the way how Zak dictates his class and how he can make you feel truly conected with the instrument. Also is awesome the patience he has, and the good vibes emanating from him all the time.

Eugene's Music Studio
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ted H.
Verified review

My son loves his guitar lessons with Derek. He is so sweet with kids, and is so patient and understanding with my son during the lessons.

Gerald Myles Music Lessons
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Ali J.
Verified review

Gerald is extremely knowledgeable, talented and professional. My son started taking drum lessons from him when he was 5, and Gerald has motivated and inspired him even when the lessons became challenging. Gerald has an incredible work ethic and an infinite amount of patience!

Lessonface
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Cassandra R.
Verified review

I had an excellent video lesson on Lessonface. Not only did I learn a lot about my instrument...I also received many tips and hints in improving my performance. I look forward to my next lesson which will be in the near future. All around I give it 5 stars.

Scott Martin Music Studio
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jeaneen J.
Verified review

My daughter has been taking piano lessons from Scott for about 2 1/2 years. I love that he comes to our home and I also love being able to hear how the lesson is progressing. Scott is a patient and talented instructor, he makes her feel good when she does something well and he keeps her focused as they review things she has trouble with. We are very pleased!

Alex Aitken
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Dan F.
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I have been taking drum lessons from Alex for about 6 months. Alex was among three instructors to contact me on Thumbtack and I consider myself fortunate to have chosen him as my teacher. I have been playing drums on and off for over 50 years but I am mostly self-taught. I am currently in a classic rock band and Alex is helping me take my playing up to the next level. His musical knowledge is vast and his teaching style is relaxed but competent. I would not hesitate to recommend Alex to anyone regardless of their level of ability.

Maximus Music Productions
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Harris L.
Verified review

I have known Scott for almost 40 years. He is a very thoughtful and talented musician/audio engineer/production specialist. From music lessons to studio recording and live sound, Scott puts his heart into every project he undertakes. Highly recommended

  • 28 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Karri S.
Verified review

I had several lessons in basic theory with Andy. He provided learning materials to meet me at my level - elementary, compared to his advanced level. A good listener, Andy not only taught me the foundational elements I was looking for -- he also gave me insights into learning and practicing I didn't know I needed ::: Andy, imo, is a hugely talented, multi-disciplined, musician who has the capacity to educate, as well as compose/entertain.

  • 18 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Brad M.
Verified review

I started lessons with Anthony in December. Throughout my life I have had 3 guitar teachers before him, for as long as a year, and have never been better than I am right now (this is also in half the session time as previous teachers had me start with 1hr sessions). For the first time in my life I am confident to say "I play guitar," despite having started lessons when I was still in elementary school! His knowledge of the guitar, calm demeanour and method of teaching have me more comfortable than ever with a guitar in my hands. I'm confident transitioning between chords, as well as barre chords for the first time in my life! Oh, and now I can read music! Within the first month I was already able to start picking up and learning a few songs and now I can play most songs that I try to learn, picking up the chord progressions rather simply for most songs I attempt. Right now we are still progressing to get better each week, learning cool finger techniques and scales! After just a small time with Anthony I've developed a love and passion for playing the guitar, which has turned into an almost therapeutic experience right in the palm of my hands! Can't say enough good things about Anthony, and if your on the fence then I would say don't wait, start as soon as you can! You will be glad you did as right from day 1, Anthony will leave you amazed with what he can teach you!

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nurit P.
Verified review

Matt got a very good connection with my two kids trough music, he is very knowledgeable and knows a lot about all kind of music. My kids loved Matt from the first session and looking forward to the next.

Learn Drumset with Jay
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tim G.
Verified review

Jay is the best!! I have absolutely no rhythm, but I needed to learn three songs on the drums and somehow - quite magically - made it work. He's patient and kind and smart and funny and, best of all, seriously knows his stuff. We had a blast and I totally rocked out!! I 100% recommend Jay without reservation.

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Need a Drums Instructor

Brooklyn, NY

  • Student age
    10-13
  • Drum type
    Traditional drum kit
  • Able to read music?
    Percussion notation: No, Sheet music: Yes, Understands note durations and rests: No, Can't read music: No
  • Does student have drums?
    Yes, the student already has drums
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Lesson length
  • Day preference
    Monday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Time preference
    Late afternoon (3-6pm)
  • Details
    2 boys ages 10 and 11 with drum kit. both read sheet music and play other instruments. looking to learn some basics on the drum and have fun.
  • $80
    Average price

Need Drum Lessons for a Beginner

Philadelphia, PA

  • Drum type
    Traditional / Modern drum kit
  • Experience
    No experience
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • $41.67
    Average price

Need a Drums Instructor for a Beginner on a Once a Week Session

Brooklyn, NY

  • Drum type
    Traditional / Modern drum kit, Other (Jazz Preferred )
  • Experience
    Beginner
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Details
    I don't have a drum set (yet)!
  • $51.67
    Average price
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