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Notes N' Beats

Notes N' Beats

5.0 7 Reviews
At our music school, we believe that classical methods of teaching best lay a musical foundation for our students giving them a musicianship centered around classical pedagogy while exploring other genres like pop, rock, musical theatre and even Indian music.  During this period of cultural diversity in our society, we also find ourselves to have the unique fortune of bringing excellency in training in the Western, Indian and diverse styles of music, thus training by ear and by notation, to our younger generations. Students of our school actively perform on stages - big and small.  Many of our students take and c ... View Profile
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The Music Loft

The Music Loft

5.0 3 Reviews
Founded in 2010 outside the Nation’s Capital, The Music Loft is a premier center of excellence, focusing on music education. As we continue to set the standard for musical study, we are pleased to introduce our Online Academy, which includes extensive offerings for all ages and abilities. Our programs include the following areas of study: Standards of Learning Program The Royal Conservatory Certificate Program WunderKeys™ Adult Lessons Sacred Music Studies Online Classes Whether you’ve been playing an instrument for years or are just getting started, we invite you to become part of our tradition of excellence, either ... View Profile
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Music Spectrum School For The Arts

Music Spectrum School For The Arts

5.0 2 Reviews
Best value in the highest quality music, art and dance instruction
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Www.musicrsvp.com

Www.musicrsvp.com

5.0 1 Review
Play by ear, thousands of pop songs. 
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Kevin Peter Jones - Drum & Piano Lessons -

Kevin Peter Jones - Drum & Piano Lessons -

5.0 1 Review
Kevin Peter Jones is an active drummer, percussionist, and music instructor in the D.C. Metro area. He has over 30 years of teaching experience and a passion for sharing the gift of music with others. Kevin started his musical journey at the age of 8 and has not yet stopped. He began his study on a traditional drum kit and branched out to orchestral percussion from his participation in school orchestra and marching band. He plays and teaches everything from rock, jazz, and pop to orchestral instruments, like the timpani and hand percussion. It's safe to say that music is Kevin's life, and he feels blessed to be able to inspire the love of mus ... View Profile
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Nik Hughes Drum And Percussion Lessons

Nik Hughes Drum And Percussion Lessons

5.0 1 Review
Nik Hughes has traveled around the world performing and recording with such legendary artists as Bush, Andy Grammer, Bishop Briggs, Youngblood Hawke, Puddle of Mudd, Emily Osment, Iglu & Hartly, Ty Taylor and many more.    Nik currently resides in Gainesville, VA  after living in Los Angeles for the past 13 years.  During the last 15 years he has developed a reputation as one of the most dynamic, consistent, and creative drummer/percussionists in the industry.    He began studying drums at the age of six, and went on to perform in orchestras, marching bands, and jazz bands throughout school.  He has a de ... View Profile
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Bam Drum Lessons

Bam Drum Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
I have many years of experience teaching all ages and all levels of students. Some went on to become musicians after attending some of the top music universities and many others went on to enjoy music as a hobby. After the initial lesson we can figure out how to proceed and set up short term and overall goals (not rocket science). My lessons are very individualized and have concepts and multi media options that most instructors fail to utilize, but that I feel are essential to getting to maximizing performance quickly and properly. I consider myself more of a coach, getting and showing the quickest and proper paths to great drum performance a ... View Profile
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Crescendo Studios

Crescendo Studios

5.0 9 Reviews
At Crescendo Studios, each student is approached as an individual. Our talented and experienced teachers use their knowledge and skillset to progress students at their own pace and in the direct of their passions. This creates a unique educational experience for our students. You can find teachers for the following instruments: Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Voice, String and Woodwinds, Recording Arts, Ukulele, Music Theory, Songwriting. 30-Minute Lessons: $35 per lesson 60-Minute Lessons: $65 per lesson ... View Profile
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Neil Negri Drum And Bongo Lessons

Neil Negri Drum And Bongo Lessons

5.0 1 Review
My focus in drumming is about the groove. Being able to play a variety of grooves consistently takes a lot of practice and great mentorship. I want my students to be the best that they can be. I use the knowledge that I have acquired through my music studies at The Drummers Collective NYC and my experiences with various bands to help you to become a great groove drummer. I like to keep things simple yet effective. Our lessons will be fun and I want to make sure that your practice sessions are fun and effective as well. ... View Profile
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MMP Records Studios Academy

MMP Records Studios Academy

5.0 1 Review
MMP Academy is the leading music production, audio engineering, and instrument lesson academy in the Washington DC Metro Area.
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Nick Haring Drums

Nick Haring Drums

Nick Haring has played drums for 21 years and taught in nearly every format for 9 years.  He holds a B.M. from The University of Memphis, studying both classical and contemporary styles.  Outside of playing, as a music professional, Nick was the Store Manager for the largest music instrument/pro audio retail store in the commonwealth of Virginia, has worked as a Production Manager/Audio Engineer for a number of artists and productions in venues both big and small, and has produced and recorded a wide variety of projects released both independently and under record labels.  In addition to playing and teaching percussion, Nick is ... View Profile
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JW Drums

JW Drums

Drum studio with full PA. Over 30 years of performance, teaching and directing experience. My experience ranges with students 8 to 70 years old.  I cater to your musical tastes, prep for entering school musical program, playing for fun, ready to play in small bands and opportunity to set in with a working local band. Lesson are one hour covering warm-ups, Rudiments, basic through advanced snare drum techniques and drum set playing. Give me a call with your needs: church music, rock star dreams, auditioning for concert/marching band or just a stress reliever. I am a degreed Teacher holding a Masters in Education.  ... View Profile
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Nick Ruggieri Percussion Instructions

Nick Ruggieri Percussion Instructions

5.0 6 Reviews
Hello! I am a professional drummer in the DC area who has been teaching and peforming for the past 35 years. I teach many styles as well as students of all ages and levels. I vary my teaching style to the individual student, providing them with the most direct route to getting them started on their instrument of choice, be it as a student, professional player or simply for personal growth and enjoyment.  I attended the Berklee School of Music and use similar teaching techniques, dealing with reading, proper technique in gaining mastery of the instrument to feel competent in pursuing ones goals. I am a warm and friendly person and enjoy d ... View Profile
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Reverb Lessons

Reverb Lessons

5.0 11 Reviews
Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken care of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuring that only the best instructors help you learn t ... View Profile
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Maddie Keesling

Maddie Keesling

5.0 3 Reviews
I have been teaching private music lessons since graduating from the University of Maryland in 2013, where I received my B.M. in violin performance. I teach piano, violin, and viola lessons to students of all ages and levels. My husband, Paul is a percussionist who also graduated from UMD with a Masters in music. He teaches drumset and percussion lessons. We both offer 60-minute lessons in our home studio in Del Ray, Alexandria.
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CTM STUDIOS

CTM STUDIOS

We are a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional music lessons studio, with solid experience in the musical classroom. For the past 3 years, we have provided music lessons in-studio and in-home, for child and adult students.   Our educators are very comfortable with all aspects of the music syllabus, including teaching musical concepts (such as duration, pitch, dynamics, tone colour, texture and structure) as well as performance, composition, and reading and listening skills. Our teachers possess solid understanding of these concepts and skills in the context of various musical styles, periods and genres. Our staff me ... View Profile
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Ottley Music School, Inc.

Ottley Music School, Inc.

5.0 7 Reviews
Ottley Music School (OMS) is a multi-faceted, musical learning institution established in the Washington, D.C. area in 1973. Its motto is "Excellence and Passion in Music Making.    We have over a dozen qualified teachers (with degrees bachelors and masters degrees in music and music education and teaching experience) who are teaching ONLY VIRTUALLY at this time, NO IN-PERSON lessons, because of the COVID-19. OMS is OPEN on MONDAY THRU FRIDAY ONLY.  We are CLOSED WEEKENDS, Saturday and Sunday.  --piano and organ --voice (singing in various styles) and drama --stringed instruments (guitars, harps, the violin/viola, cello) - ... View Profile
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Andrew Toy Drums And Percussion

Andrew Toy Drums And Percussion

5.0 1 Review
My lesson plans are tailor made for each student. My goal is to help you achieve yours! I have had experience in many different genres and I am positive that I can help you get on the right track and achieve your goals!
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B&B Music Lessons

B&B Music Lessons

5.0 1 Review
B&B Music Lessons is a Washington DC small business which has been providing at home music lessons since 2005. B&B has created a community of reliable and talented teachers in the DC/MD/VA area. Private music lessons with B&B are fun and engaging while still covering the fundamentals of music. Our music students are excited about taking lessons because we make it easy and fun for them to learn. We know that not every music student wants to become a professional musician and we make sure that music lessons are enjoyable and individually tailored for the music student. ... View Profile
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Alien Priest

Alien Priest

Hey fellows you're lucky that I decided to start sharing my knowledge  Take my hand, trust me and I'll make YOU A GREAT ARTIST  A GOOD MUSICIAN  NO BULL SHIT DSharp 11th 😛 You know for example what this chord mean and how is it composed jeje again... I'll teach You if You are intelligent enough to understand me I've had a couple of bands here and in Argentina  Lead Singer im recruiting musicians for my Project as  THE. MILKY WAY ALIEN PRIEST  YOU CAN CHECK HOW I SING AND PLAY GRAND PIANO BY WATCHING SOME OF MY POSTS ON MY FACEBOOK PAGE AS Raimond Grijalva ok too much information  ... View Profile
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Terry's World Of Music

Terry's World Of Music

I wanna show my students how to use their music/gift in a positive way that will Enhance and Encourage their daily lives, also everyone they encounter....  I've taught many people how to play instruments, and three of them are the most skilled musicians in the Metropolitan Area.  I play 6 instruments fluently and Sing better than I play, also I don't plan on stopping until I'm layed to rest..  I've always played and sang Christian/Gospel music, and WILL always do the same.. Thanks in advance for your support... ... View Profile
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Drums are one of the oldest instruments in the world. Commonly used as a percussion instrument, drums are usually played either together in a drum set or on their own, with either the hand or with sticks.

Drum lessons for beginners usually begin with a practice drum pad and sticks. Beginners learn how to hold the sticks, how to read drum music, and how to play notes and rests. Sometimes the beginner will already have a drum set, in which case lessons will include practicing the right sitting posture and how to use foot pedals.

Drum lessons for adults work in much the same way as lessons for kids, and you can choose to join group lessons or have one-on-one lessons instead. The great thing about learning as an adult is that you already know the musical genres you’d rather drum to – jazz, Latin, heavy metal, etc. – and the type of drum you’d rather learn to play. There are those who wish to learn drumming on drums such as the djembe, bongo drums, bodhrán, or even the tambourine. Even then, you can find drum teachers on lessons.com who specialize in giving lessons on those drums, which include the all-important lessons on hand technique.

Even if you are good at drumming, there is always room for growth. A personal drum instructor can customize your lesson plan based on the level you’re at and the level you’d like to reach. Some people learning to play drums feel that they can get good enough learning from online videos, and they do because they are committed to learning and practicing, but there is great benefit to signing up for personal lessons from a qualified, local, professional drum teacher:

  • You’re committed to going regularly.
  • You have one-on-one attention.
  • Your unique style of playing is honed quickly.
  • Your teacher can focus exclusively on your strengths and weaknesses.
  • You can gain confidence through the encouragement of your teacher.

No matter what age or skill level you are at, our qualified drum instructors are ready to help.
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