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Top 10 drum lessons in Middletown, CT

Students agree: these Middletown drum teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
James Bosco

James Bosco

5.0(2)
2 hires on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves Middletown, CT
Daniel M. says, "Jim Bosco is an inspiring teacher that creates personalized practice routines for his students. The passion he has for the instruments he teaches results in a very welcoming learning environment in which students can truly excel. Jim listens to his students needs and responds accordingly, he teaches at the pace most aligned with the students level and aspiration. His incredibly vast knowledge and experience in music makes him an extremely flexible and understanding teacher. I highly recommend Jim Bosco as not only a teacher but as a mentor as well." Read more
Connecticut Drum Academy At Dynamic Percussion

Connecticut Drum Academy At Dynamic Percussion

New on Lessons
Offers online services
48+ years in business
Serves Middletown, CT
DYNAMIC PERCUSSION is celebrating over 30 years of being an independently veteran owned and operated specialty drum and percussion center located at 6 Highland Street in East Hartford, CT. We are the region's premier resource for all aspects of drumming and percussion, having served the music community of Connecticut, Massachusetts and beyond since January 1986!
Blue Kazoo Music Productions

Blue Kazoo Music Productions

5.0(1)
Offers online services
26 hires on Lessons
15+ years in business
Serves Middletown, CT
Binyamin L. says, "The teacher was really experienced,I am very pleased I will continue having lessons." Read more
Middlesex Music Academy

Middlesex Music Academy

5.0(1)
5 hires on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves Middletown, CT
Debra B. says, "I am learning a lot and enjoying my teacher." Read more
Dexters Lab LLC

Dexters Lab LLC

New on Lessons
Offers online services
17+ years in business
Serves Middletown, CT
(Short Bio) Dexter received the gift of music at the tender age of two. He played throughout his elementary and highschool years being noted as the "most musical" person. That expression would later follow him throughout his musical career where he continued to wow crowds by sharing his gift of music through the expressions of playing drums and keyboards. He received his studies from University of Hartford, Wesleyan University, Manchester Community College where he focused on jazz studies. His experience includes drum instructor, sound and recording engineering, musical director and producer. Dexter has recorded, played for and alon...
Total Traxx

Total Traxx

3.0(1)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
35+ years in business
Serves Middletown, CT
I am a musician, teacher, audio engineer, producer and composer. I have been teaching keyboard, guitar, bass, drums and voice for over 25 years on the CT. shoreline. In addition to teaching, I own a recording studio and have taught recording seminars over the years, and many of my students have taken it very seriously and have gone on and made a career for themselves in music I have been very fortunate to have worked with some very talented engineers and producers including Kevin Shirley (Journey, Iron Maiden, Black Crowes), Rob Fraboni (Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Beach Boys), James Stroud (Toby Keith and countless other country acts in ...
Josh Weinberg Music

Josh Weinberg Music

5.0Exceptional(6)
Offers online services
4 hires on Lessons
18+ years in business
Serves Middletown, CT
John G. says, "Josh is always easy to be around and is able to form any lesson around what I wanted to do, as well as teach me loads of new ideas if I hadn’t planned anything. He has greatly helped improve my own production and give me insight into what professional producers do to set themselves apart. He’s great to work with and always in an uplifting mood. " Read more
Ryan Sands Drums

Ryan Sands Drums

New on Lessons
Offers online services
14+ years in business
Serves Middletown, CT
Hello. My name is Ryan Sands and I'm a professional drummer from Orange, CT. I have been performing nationlly and internationlly for over the past 13 years. I have been teaching for the past 4 years. In music I believe that everyone is capable of learning an instrument no matter the age or level. As a teacher my goal is to not only to make a great musician but for you to be the best version of yourself through music. For example, some of the students that I worked with went on to college for music, participated in All State/Regionals and many more. Some students who didn't pursue a career in performance went to do great things in music therap
The Music Shop

The Music Shop

5.0(1)
1 hire on Lessons
39+ years in business
Serves Middletown, CT
Donna P. says, "Very friendly and made by granddaughter feel comfortable. " Read more
Austin Walker Drummer-Educator-Producer

Austin Walker Drummer-Educator-Producer

New on Lessons
Offers online services
19+ years in business
Serves Middletown, CT
Internationally recognized and highly recommended drummer Austin Walker is currently available for private lessons! Austin has over 20 years of experience playing and teaching around the world and would love to share his knowledge and professional experience with you! Austin is producer/drummer of the Sugar Hill Trio and last toured with The Jersey Boys Broadway Musical. EDUCATION: Masters of Music - Manhattan School of Music Bachelors of Fine Arts in Jazz - Manhattan School of Music. For more information please visit Austin’s webpage: http://www.austinwalkermusic.com Rates vary depending on availability and the students commitment. Creating...

Your Drum Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do drum lessons cost near me?

Drum lessons cost $50 to $75 hourly for private lessons in a studio. A monthly package of 4 to 5 lessons booked in advance costs $190 to $340 total. The cheapest drum lessons are group classes that cost $20 to $40 per session.

More teachers are available through online drum lessons with a price range of $40 to $60 per hour.

Are drum lessons worth it?

Drum lessons are worth if for those who want to play professionally or who want to learn faster. Private classes help students sharpen their techniques more quickly and build better playing habits. Expert tutors offer tailored feedback to nourishing the latent talents within their pupils.

At what age do you start drum lessons?

Children can start drum lessons between 6 to 9 years old. Initial instruction begins with a single drum. Kids can't play on a full drum kit until they can reach the foot pedals and focus for extended periods of time. For adults, any age is suitable to learn drumming.

How many drum lessons do you need?

You will need drum lessons every week for about half a year to a whole year in order to learn to play simple songs. If you want to audition for a band or play drums like a pro, it usually takes 2 to 5 years of lessons.

How fast you learn depends on how good you are now and how much you practice.

How long is a drum lesson?

A drum lesson is 30 to 60 minutes long on average. The lesson length depends on how experienced the student is and their age. Shorter lessons are better for beginners to help slowly increase their focus. This way, they can build up their strength for longer practice sessions later.

How do I find a good drum teacher near me?

Find a good drum teacher near you by searching for private drum tutors on here on Lessons. Another option you have is asking for the availability of teachers at music stores or community colleges.

Before you choose a drum teacher close to you, remember to:

  • Check the prices from at least 3 drum teachers to compare them.
  • Look at what people say about them on Lessons and Google.
  • Ask for a references list of students they are teaching or have taught.
  • If they will teach your child, ask other parents if their kids liked the teacher.
  • Make sure you get a written plan and a schedule before you start your first lesson.
  • Try a few classes and see if you like the teacher before you pay for a whole month of lessons.

What questions should you ask a drum teacher?

Before hiring a drum teacher, ask them:

  • How long have you been a drum teacher?
  • What music school did you go to?
  • What ages do you like to teach?
  • Can I try a lesson for free?
  • What kind of drum should I get if I don't have one at home?
  • How much should I practice between our lessons?
  • Can you tell me where to get cheap books for learning?
  • Will I get homework like drum patterns to remember?
  • Can you teach me in a way that helps me learn best?
  • How long is a lesson?
  • What should I bring to our lessons?
  • How many types of drum music can you teach me?
  • Can I get a copy of our lesson plan, rules, and how much I have to pay?
  • What if I can't come to a lesson because something important came up?
  • Can I learn to play my favorite songs on the drums?

Reviews for Middletown drum lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Middletown area.
Michael G.
Mr. Bosco is one of the nicest music teachers I have ever met. He has helped me tremendously while preparing to major in music education at UCONN this upcoming fall. He understands the students and their needs while giving the best education possible. I would reccomend Mr. Bosco to anyone looking for a music instructor.
James Bosco
Rebecca L.
Josh is a wonderful teacher, he is always energizing and engaging, my son enjoys and look forward to his lessons every week, and he is learning solid technique with Josh, expanding his styles along the way, Josh is so versatile he is capable of teaching any style with ease, we are thrilled with our son’s progress! Josh is always punctual, in case of exceptions, he always communicate in advance, there are detailed notes written on manuscript so there is no confusion as to what to practice for that week. He also communicate with the parents about the lesson each week, we really appreciate the fact that Josh is also a super talented and accomplished performing and recording artist, his insight into stage presence and music production put his teaching on another level, I am sure his expertise will enrich and help prepare my son’s musical career further! Thank you Josh for being such a dedicated and wonderful teacher!
Josh Weinberg Music
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