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Top 10 drum lessons in Oak Lawn, IL

Students agree: these Oak Lawn drum teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Kyle Swan Lessons

Kyle Swan Lessons

5.0(4)
12+ years in business
Serves Oak Lawn, IL
Despina K. says, "Kyle is a very articulate and straightforward lessons teacher. He is patient and humorous. He will quickly find bad habits to break which ultimately makes him an amazing and worthwhile teacher. My first lesson with him blew my mind and I am excited for more!" Read more
The Drum Chair

The Drum Chair

5.0Exceptional(6)
35+ years in business
Serves Oak Lawn, IL
Rob H. says, "Best there is. " Read more
Dr. Eric Hines - Music Educator

Dr. Eric Hines - Music Educator

5.0(2)
Offers online services
24+ years in business
Serves Oak Lawn, IL
Lian W. says, "Dr. Hines is a very professional teacher. He has done a great job with my son. He is always patient. He expects a lot, but he makes my son understands what he is supposed to do. My son is making excellent progress and looks forward to each session. " Read more
Avodrums

Avodrums

New on Lessons
19+ years in business
Serves Oak Lawn, IL
I teach students the foundations of rhythm and playing together, keeping it fun and interesting. I meet the student where they are at skill wise and move them forward from there. I bring in a lot of influence of drumming styles from around the world. I have been performing and reaching for over 25 years.
Drum Lessons Chicago

Drum Lessons Chicago

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
11+ years in business
Serves Oak Lawn, IL
I teach drum lessons to kids age 10 up to adults. Any skill level is welcome from complete beginner to advanced. My goal as a teacher is to help you gain a solid foundation of the essentials, technique, rudiments, hand / foot coordination, reading music and also learning by ear. Having these things as a skill set will enable you to learn any style of music you want and achieve your musical goals. I have over 35 years of playing and performing experience, including a degree in classical percussion from Wheaton Conservatory of Music. I have also played in rock bands, both touring and recording as well as jazz and classical settings over the...
Mr. Klaus Band Instrument Lessons

Mr. Klaus Band Instrument Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Oak Lawn, IL
I have 30 years of successful experience as a certified public school band director in the Chicago area. I have a masters degree in music as well. My bands have received first division and superior ratings throughout the Midwest, and I received a "Key Contributor" award from my school. I use my experience and knowledge to provide a fun, engaging, and rewarding experience for my students! I absolutely love teaching music and helping people enjoy playing band instruments! Helping my students grow and improve is very meaningful for me, and I thoroughly enjoy seeing the joy and excitement in my students as they learn to play! Each lesson I ...
Axé Academy

Axé Academy

5.0(3)
Top Pro
15+ years in business
Serves Oak Lawn, IL
Martha C. says, "Professor Bambu is knowledgeable, well prepared, witty, and insightful. A highly experienced practitioner who takes his craft seriously. He trains not only your body, but also your thoughts. Despite his advanced rank, he is humble, compassionate, and humorous, creating a welcoming learning environment for all. Take his classes every chance you get. The world has few such teachers." Read more

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 Oak Lawn drum lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Oak Lawn area.
Rosa B.
Kyle has being working with my 9 yr old son for almost a year. He is a very talented musician and a patient and skilled teacher. Davi really enjoys chatting with him about music and learning to play the drums!
Kyle Swan Lessons
Reuben G.
Derek is a world-class drummer & better yet, a great guy to be around. Regardless if you are a new beginning to the instrument or a seasoned pro looking to spice things up, I would highly recommend that everyone try out a lesson with Derek!
The Drum Chair
Jeanette R.
I liked that he has great passion when he teaches . His classes are very informative and he teaches , to where anyone can understand . Most of all his classes are enjoyable.
Dr. Eric Hines - Music Educator
Michael W.
The instruction is great, and the instructor cares about his craft and his students.
Axé Academy
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