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Drum-percussion lessons at Melody Music Studios

Drum Lessons and instruction - Learn how to play

So you want to learn to play the drums! It's not as difficult to get started as you may think. A beginner student can start with a pair of drum sticks and a practice pad (which emulates the "real feel" of a snare drum) at only about $30-$40. This is not only an inexpensive way to start, it's actually better for learning the rudiments without the "temptation" to play the whole drum kit (especially for young students). And for parents, it' great to start out with minimal cost in case the student doesn't continue past the first 6 months. After the initial 3-6 months, the student can buy one drum at a time (starting with the snare drum), or the whole kit at one time. Another great option is electronic drums, which can be played with a head set if noice is an issue. And the cost for electronic drums have decreased greatly in the last few years, making it affordable.

Our instructors tailor lessons to the student's goals, interests, pace, and how each student learns. Whether you're interested in traditional or a more by ear approach, we will match the right instructor for you!

To get started, simply enter your zip code above and choose drum-percussion on the drop down menu for our rates and list of instructors. Click or tap any instructor for their complete bio, location, and schedule.

We offer a one business day grace period to cancel for any reason. If you're not happy with the lesson, it's FREE! So go ahead and sign up, you have nothing to lose!

Drum-percussion lessons are taught either at the convenience of the student's home, or at the instructor's studio. Each instructor's bio tells you where they offer lessons.