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Top 10 drum lessons in Springfield, MA

Students agree: these Springfield drum teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Springfield Conservatory Of Music

Springfield Conservatory Of Music

New on Lessons
122+ years in business
Serves Springfield, MA
The Springfield Conservatory of Music is the odlest, privatly owned music lesson center in the USA. Out school was established in 1902. Recitals and competitions are optional for all students. A third of our students are adults. There are practaice incentives for all students. Our teachers have years of experiece in teaching and performing. They are patient and personable instructors that new students feel comforatable with. With several teachers to choose from, we have the ability to offer family memebers lessons at the same day and time. With seven years of prior teaching experience, I purchased the Springfield Conservatory of Music i...
Shawn Deneault Drumming And Mixing Techniques

Shawn Deneault Drumming And Mixing Techniques

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves Springfield, MA
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 37 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 and contributing to their musicality and never stand on...
Tom Kopyto Music Lesson Studios

Tom Kopyto Music Lesson Studios

New on Lessons
Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
15+ years in business
Serves Springfield, MA
We are Tom Kopyto Music Lesson Studios. We teach and perform music that our students love to play: classic rock, pop, alternative rock, metal, modern rock, jazz, musical theater - we share and celebrate it all. Our teaching method is based on 20 years of full-time teaching experience. We get our students playing music as quickly as possible because we know that that is what our students want to do. Our instructors are experienced & college educated professional musicians that can instruct students on the finer points of the technique & theory of their instrument, while at the same time educating them on "real world" performance....
Whip City Music

Whip City Music

New on Lessons
9+ years in business
Serves Springfield, MA
Founded in 2015, Whip City Music is a locally owned and operated music store located in Westfield, Massachusetts. They offer a range of new and used musical instruments, music lessons, band instrument rentals, instrument repairs, and a wide array of music accessories. With the tradition of over 30 years of music service in Westfield, Whip City Music is recognized for its competitive prices, friendly atmosphere, and commitment to providing a valuable resource for music students and musicians in the surrounding areas.
Chris Latournes Drum Studio

Chris Latournes Drum Studio

New on Lessons
19+ years in business
Serves Springfield, MA
Chris is invested in providing an individually tailored curriculum to each student's lesson, specific to their needs and goals for development. He is happy teaching a wide variety of student interests. -Learn your favorite song, how to read music, have a child that wants to excel in school band, I am the man for the job! -Learn different grooves/styles, fills, rhythm reading, music theory! -Recently had students get into regional band/orchestra. -Great with young students since my day job is a Special Education in a k-2 Public School. -Newly renovated drum studio with two drum sets facing each other, mallet instruments, hand drums, acoustical...
Josh Weinberg Music

Josh Weinberg Music

5.0Exceptional(6)
Offers online services
4 hires on Lessons
18+ years in business
Serves Springfield, MA
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
Michelangelo Lessons

Michelangelo Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
14+ years in business
Serves Springfield, MA
I love seeing my students apply what they have learned with me. It's when they get that "a-ha" moment that I know I've made a difference. I've been given the gift of teaching and have applied it in several areas to help students overcome obstacles and achieve goals.

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 Springfield drum lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Springfield area.
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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