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  • Drum Lessons W/ Donn Carr  978-531-9262

    Drum Lessons W/ Donn Carr 978-531-9262

    Peabody, MA 01960

    5.0 (6)

    Donn Carr   Music education: Berklee College of Music Donn's teaching career has been interesting and varied. From his early work with several drum and bugle corps to numerous private students, he has covered everything from traditional to contemporary styles. Many of his former students have become very successful. Jonathan Mover (Joe Satriani) Jim Gwinn (Boston Pop’s). As an author of four innovative drum books, he was featured on the cover of Drum World Magazine along with Louie Bellson, Joe Morello and Ed Shaughnessy.   Donn Carr appeared in Adam Sandlers mov
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  • Sudbury Drum Lessons

    Sudbury Drum Lessons

    Sudbury, MA 01776

    5.0 (4)

    Justin brings a calm, patient, easy-going demeanor to his lessons, creating a fun and exciting learning environment. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to each lesson. He uses the many books, videos, transcriptions and recordings he has accumulated over his career to bolster the learning experience.

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  • Reverb Lessons

    Reverb Lessons

    Boston, MA 02108

    5.0 (3)

    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, ensuri
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  • Bulent Guneralp Voice Studio

    Bulent Guneralp Voice Studio

    Arlington, MA 02474

    5.0 (2)

    "... just in one lesson I vocalized to high C with the knowledge he gave me. I actually, for the first time, knew how I did it. It was incredible. I was so happy that for the first time in years of voice training in upstate New York, 10 years in Manhattan, New York City, studying with teachers who sang at New York City Opera and the Metropolitan Opera, and not one of them, was able to teach me what Bulent taught me in one lesson..." - Fausto Di Ianne Described by The Times Herald-Record, New York, as a firm bass-baritone, and by The Boston Musical Intelligencer as dramatically and musically ou
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  • Needham Music And Dance

    Needham Music And Dance

    Needham, MA 02492

    5.0 (1)

    We only hire instructors who have a Berklee, Concervatory, or like degree.  We pair students with the appropriate instructor for maximum effectiveness and enjoyability.

  • Drum Lessons Unlimited

    Drum Lessons Unlimited

    Saugus, MA 01906

    5.0 (1)

    I have written several, step by step method books which allow students to rapidly progress in an easy and logical manner. I will teach any student of any age and "have the patience of Jobe" according to one student's mother. I have a studio, make house calls and also do Skype lessons. I've been teaching since 2001 and have taken lessons with some of the best drummers in the world.

  • Music Teachers Collaborative

    Music Teachers Collaborative

    Newton Highlands, MA 02461

    5.0 (1)

    MTC is the first of it’s kind established in 1993. I found the need for in-home music lessons in my small corner of Metrowest area of Greater Boston. Personal, one-on-one lessons in the comfort and privacy of your own home. We have since grown to this day to cover 30 cities ahnd towns throughout the New England area. What better service is needed than today with busy schedules that parents have schlepping kids here and there. And the students love the special attention they are getting in their own home, on their own piano. The parent gets to take a break for that 45 minutes or an hour t
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  • Nat Simpkins Music

    Nat Simpkins Music

    Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944

    5.0 (1)

    Hi, my name is Nat. I have been a Music teacher for 30 years and have been playing music since I was 8 years old. I am an enthusiastic teacher and I love teaching for so many reasons. The way I teach is simple, I teach my students how to play correctly while having fun. Whether you are a beginner or someone with a few years experience, take lessons with me and I promise that you will get better and enjoy your lessons. I look forward to meeting you and helping you reach your goals!
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  • LB Music School

    LB Music School

    Medford, MA 02155

    My teaching approach: Each student is unique in their goals and what they would like to learn. Lessons are created to help the student get the most out of their guitar playing. Worksheets or workbooks will be used to help the student learn various guitar techniques, song, etc. Music Styles: Pop Guitar, Rock Guitar, Folk Guitar Instrument Types: Acoustic guitar My influences are: Influences are artists like Sheryl Crow, Brandi Carlile, Pat Benetar, Heart, Melissa Etheridge, Natalie Merchant, Aimme Mann, Melissa Ferrick. Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Open tuning, Finger
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  • Karen DeBiasse Voice And Music School

    Karen DeBiasse Voice And Music School

    Somerville, MA 02145

    Anyone Can Learn With My Method It is completely untrue that some people are "born to sing or play an instrument" while others are not. Using my method, the most "tone deaf" can learn to sing perfectly in tune, the most nasal or unappealing sound can be transformed into the most beautiful resonant tone, and someone with "no talent" can become better than anyone out there. With this superb method when you finish singing your voice will feel better than when you started! All it takes is desire, patience, perseverance, and above all, practice. I also have a unique and very patient teaching st
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  • Jared Pease Drum Lessons

    Jared Pease Drum Lessons

    Allston, MA 02134

    I am a nationally touring musician and session drummer, I graduated from Berklee in 2015, and have been playing drums in and around the Boston area for the past 6 years as well as touring up and down the east coast. I love the drums, I find it to be my outlet for all of my emotions, and it gives me an inner peace that I have not found anywhere else. Teaching for 8 years I have had students of all ages ranging from 5 years old to 58 years old. I love to teach and to share the knowledge that I have gained over the past 12 years of playing drums. For me it is just as important to share the knowle
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    Boston, MA 02110


  • Hit Streak Studios

    Hit Streak Studios

    Canton, MA 02021

    Our mission is to provide a creative outlet for city youth to express themselves through music, media, and krump  dance. We will promote excellence in the arts. We want to be a safe haven for the generation of today and future generations of young people. Our staff consists of Berklee students or graduates who possess some level of industry experience and we also have staff who have a strong background in film production and dance. For more information please visit
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  • Music Go Round (Natick)

    Music Go Round (Natick)

    Natick, MA 01760

    Highly experienced teachers who can tailor their lesson to the student's specific needs. All teachers have an extensive background in pedagogy as well as years of performing experience both nationally and internationally. 

  • The Drum Shop North Shore

    The Drum Shop North Shore

    Beverly, MA 01915

    Private lessons are vitally important to the development of any well-rounded musician. A good teacher is able to identify areas of weakness and lay out a plan for improvement. Our shortcomings often go unnoticed for years without the keen eye of a musical mentor. We hand select our teachers from a huge pool of talented musicians to offer the best educational environment for our students. We are committed to excellence in education and want to help you achieve your musical goals.
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  • The JD School Of Music

    The JD School Of Music

    Stoneham, MA 02180

    I want to inspire in my students the love of music I found at a young age. Playing and having fun are crucial to gaining a passion for music. My goal is to get my students excited about playing so they're self motivated to practice and improve quickly!

  • The Real School Of Music

    The Real School Of Music

    Burlington, MA 01803

    Forget everything you know about music schools. The Real School of Music is an entirely new kind of learning experience and is so much more than music lessons. It's a musical home away from home! When you join our fun and vibrant community, you can play in a band, write and record original music, play live shows, and so much more. With locations in both Burlington & Andover Massachusetts, we have over 50 Instructors for you to choose from. We teach ALL instrument types, ALL ages, and offer instuction in ALL levels & genres. And your first lesson is always free to try us out! Lessons ar
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  • 247 Drums

    247 Drums

    Winchester, MA 01890

    Play to music, students can bring music they like to play along with if they so choose, no boring excersises, always fun and exciting! Professionally experienced world class teachers. Learn to read and play starting your first lesson! Learn various atyles and have fun.

  • Adam Clark Music Lessons

    Adam Clark Music Lessons

    Boston, MA 02119

    Adam Clark has been teaching guitar, piano, bass and drums/percussion for close to 20 years. He is currently and will always be accepting and welcoming students of all ages, styles, skill-levels, backgrounds, genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, and instruments. Growing up in a family of musicians, Adam had his first musical trainings on piano, guitar, and bass. In grade school he gravitated towards drumming and spent the next 15 years diving deeply into the rhythm universe. This culminated in a degree from the New England Conservatory in Contemporary Improvisation in 2005 after a 3-yea
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  • DrumConnection


    Arlington, MA 02474

    We are the best in hand drumming and full kit or set drumming. We are a full service drum shop for all your needs and complete repairs. We have sat at the feet of the masters and learned the traditions of not only America but other countries and cultures. DrumConnection is the place to buy your first and last djembe, conga or drum kit!

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  • Dedham School Of Music

    Dedham School Of Music

    Dedham, MA 02026

    The Dedham School of Music is a non-profit organization born out of respect for and belief in the importance of music. Since our inception in 2008, DSM's mission has been to culturally enrich the town of Dedham and surrounding communities by providing a supportive environment for musicians of all ages and abilities to perform, create, appreciate, and learn to play music. From violin to voice, our students receive a high-quality and accessible experience. Whether looking for a class for you and your little one, a chance to dust off your instrument and play with others, or a private lesson in on
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  • Boston Elite Training Academy

    Boston Elite Training Academy

    Allston, MA 02134

    We provide professional, certified fitness programs designed to help you reach and maintain your health and fitness goals. I work with each client to custom design an exercise plan that reflects their short and long-term goals. We are results driven offering an energetic fitness & fat loss workout program that includes motivation,accountability,and dynamic resistance training , all designed to get you the body that you want in a safe, fun and non-intimidating atmosphere plus as you may already know, nutrition is the key to reaching optimal health. Which is why we provide nutritional guidan
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  • XTY Music Lessons

    XTY Music Lessons

    Brighton, MA 02135

    I have been teaching music for all ages in the Greater Boston area for 13 years and over 20 years of professional experience in the music field. Graduated from Berklee College of Music on a scholarship. I teach piano, keys, guitar, ukulele, violin, bass, drums, percussion, music theory and tech, etc... - level vary on instruments from beginner to advance, please ask. Free trial lessons in studio Brighton. Teach 7 days a week but limited availability for weekends.
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  • Josh Weinberg Music

    Josh Weinberg Music

    Newton Centre, MA 02459

    Josh Weinberg is a Boston based drummer, producer, & music educator who has over ten (10) years experience teaching music to all ages. In addition to teaching privately over the past 10 years, Josh was the recipient of the Outstanding Youth Advocate Award from Berklee College of Music's Community Outreach Dept. in 2014 for his work at the West End House Boys & Girls Club (in Allston, MA) and has also taught at Indian Hill Music School (in Littleton, MA). Josh graduated Berklee with cum laude honors and with 2 degrees - Drum Performance and Electronic Production & Design. In additio
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  • Shawn Deneault Drumming And Mixing Techniques

    Shawn Deneault Drumming And Mixing Techniques

    Smithfield, RI 02917

    I set myself apart from other players in that I can teach you both sides of the glass, not just playing drums but recording techniques to get killer sounds from your recordings. I am 34 years old, but playing drums since the age of 3.  I have played in Rock bands, Progressive bands, Jazz, and currently a Latin rock roots band called Santa Mamba. I have done countless recording sessions for musicians all over the country and other parts of the world. I play other instruments such as guitar, bass, and piano, so I teach about listening while your playing off what other musicians are playing
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Boston Drum Lessons

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Boston Drum Classes

Were you inspired by the Boston Drum-Off held by the Blue Man Group last year? Or perhaps you went to one of the Drum Connection’s performances and pictured yourself in one of the drummer’s places. Regardless, you want drum lessons for yourself or your loved ones, and you don’t know where to start.

Thankfully, we live in modern times, and finding a drum teacher in Boston can be done in seconds. Whether you want drum lessons for your five-year-old or your grandma, we have drum teachers who fit the bill. We also have teachers available at a price point that fits your budget, so you can choose based on each teacher’s level of certification and time spent teaching. Most of our teachers can teach beginner to advanced drum pupils, and many of the drum teachers have music studios not far from your house for on-location lessons. Alternatively, have a drum teacher come to you—so you can avoid going out into the sticky Boston summer or freezing winter weather. You can even have lessons through Skype and avoid the panicked cleanups before your teacher arrives.

To boot, most of our drum teachers also offer lessons on other musical instruments, like voice, guitar, percussion or bass. Maximize your time with your teacher by adding more to your skill set.

Have lessons that are as great for you as your food-loving, music-loving city. Simply go to’s drum page, enter your zip code, and find the teacher you think would fit your needs best.