Learn drumset online with our online drumset teachers

Online drumset lessons are happening more than ever due to COVID. But the great secret is not so much that people are using this technology at an increasing rate to learn drumset online. The secret is that this format has a lot of benefits for teaching music lessons. Beethoven at home has hundreds of professionals waiting to help you whether you need beginner lessons, advanced drumset lessons or you just want to learn to play your favorite popular songs or video game music. We offer nearly every instrument lessons including piano, voice, violin, wind instruments and percussion. Live online lessons are up to 5 times more productive than merely watching videos and attempting to learn independently. If you can already play by ear a little bit then working with a trained teacher will bring that talent into better focus for you.

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BAH Teacher #1045

"I want to teach drums to everyone that wants to try it!"

BAH Teacher #2106

"I am passionate about helping students see the big picture of what it means both to learn and to enjoy music!"

BAH Teacher #2076

"I hope to share my love and knowledge of drums and percussion to inspire you on your musical journey!!"

BAH Teacher #314

"I am passionate with my music and what I do."

BAH Teacher #1761

"Any student of music has the ability to succeed – either on a personal level, a professional level or both."

BAH Teacher #2035

"I believe every student is unique in their approach to music and find great joy in finding what works for the individual. "

BAH Teacher #2167

"I have taught several students, young and old and want to continue to help people with a passion for music and drumming."

BAH Teacher #2114

"I have been teaching music for 16 years, and I absolutely love seeing people come alive."

BAH Teacher #2288

"I encourage students to choose what music they want to play."

BAH Teacher #2113

"If a teacher doesn't have passion for teaching, then their student will not have a passion for learning."

BAH Teacher #2158

"Successful learning starts with curiosity that develops into a passion, so my number one goal as a teacher is to help students cultivate their passion for music."

BAH Teacher #608

"I tailor each individual lesson to the students' unique needs, focusing in on things that will inspire them, but also to push them to discover new things."

BAH Teacher #2162

"My philosophy is to provide students with strong technical skills and knowledge to help bring out their musicality while having fun along the way. "

BAH Teacher #857

"I believe that learning music should be a positive and rewarding experience that is both challenging and enjoyable!"

BAH Teacher #2141

"I enjoy discovering the different methods that will unlock the spark in each individual student and tailoring their lessons to suit just their needs."

BAH Teacher #2187

"So many drummers learn differently, and as a teacher, I strive to understand the unique qualities of each student."

BAH Teacher #1687

"My lessons are sure to inspire students of all levels and ages to embrace their musical development and groove hard!"

BAH Teacher #2286

" I can take you there if you put in the time and work! "

BAH Teacher #1373

"I am not only teaching the student to improve at the instrument, but to love playing. "

BAH Teacher #1911

"I aspire to pass on the knowledge that I have gained throughout my experiences onto the next generation of musicians."

BAH Teacher #2081

"I believe that the individual student should be cultivated strategically according to their temperament, interests and transferable skills and understandings."

BAH Teacher #842

"My philosophy is to facilitate the growth of students by using my experience, patience, and communication skills."

BAH Teacher #1844

"I have 10+ years of experience teaching students of all ages and skill levels. "

BAH Teacher #2284

"I will teach you how to play guitar and sound good in the first hour!"

BAH Teacher #1726

" I realize and appreciate that every person learns in various ways. "

BAH Teacher #2311

"Music is here to make us healthy, smart, creative, innovative, curious, interesting, and an overall well-rounded individual."

BAH Teacher #1862

"Technical practice needs to be balanced with the joy of music!"

BAH Teacher #2023

"My goal is to be a teacher, mentor and coach for each student in order to give them structure and confidence in their journey on their instrument and life in general. "

BAH Teacher #2328

"I will help you to identify your goals and set you along the right path to achieving them."

BAH Teacher #1820

"Everyone has their own unique voice and it is endlessly enriching to explore it through music. "

BAH Teacher #1659

"I have worked with younger children in music camps for the past 10 years and have always been capable of making music a fun learning experience. "

BAH Teacher #1952

"My goal as a teacher is to give my students the necessary skills to express themselves freely as creative individuals."

What benefits do online drumset lessons offer?

Choice of teacher: Online drumset lessons offer more flexibility in choice of teacher. Where before we would be limited by what teachers where in our neighbourhood or city, we can now explore music teachers from all over the country and the world.

There are also certain cognitive benefits to music learning online. The format forces a sort of concentration and listening that is hard to beat. Actually students and parents roften report increased attention span and retention of what has been learned.

You might have had a negative experience with online learning in groups. This is understandable. Online sessions with 30 some odd learners are less than ideal. However in the case of individual instruction the negatives are minimal and the positives are measurable.

What is the best method or software for online lessons?

Online drumset lessons, often referred to as zoom drumset lessons, are best managed on the Zoom conferencing service. Zoom is a software you download to your computer that uses your internet browser to hold a video call. There is no free trial it is simply free. There are paid plans but they are not needed for teacher or student unless you want to have group sessions longer than 40 minutes.

There are other platforms available like skype or facetime but they do not have the correct audio fidelity to do a good job of a music lesson. They may in fact work just fine for certain instruments but the reality is that the echo-cancellation of the software can turn a trumpet for example into an electric guitar. The advanced settings of the audio menu in Zoom will show you the best way to set up a zoom call for a music lesson.

It's very important to make sure you have a good trial run from the outset. Your goal is to learn to play in your lessons not to be learning how to set up the machine. Here's an easy tutorial. (zoom music lesson set up presentation)

Music teachers will appreciate the waiting room like functionality of the Zoom application. Students arrive and are put in a virtual waiting room just like in a real office. As a teacher you can even pop in to your virtual waiting room and send a message to a waiting student that you'll be another five minutes.

A special note about beginner lessons for children. If your child is younger your participation will be more important than ever. This is not new, young children with parents that are involved in their learning to play are more successful always. This experience can be very enriching to a parent child relationship and sometimes the parent winds up becoming a student and a teacher all at once.

What kind of equipment do I need?

The majority of students will be fine with a laptop or a tablet and a nice pair of headphones to start their online learning. Smartphones are a possibility but the small size of screen is less than ideal. Phones can be useful as a second camera to show certain different angles of for example drumset fingering or hand position.

Music teachers can invest in better and/or additional cameras or microphones but there's no reason we can't start with the basics.

If you really want the very best rig possible here are my recommendations. Again this is not at all necessary and perhaps a good investment for the busy online teacher or the student that just loves gear:

  • You want perhaps a better camera or a second camera and a stereo mic. Here is a link to a 4k camera with a built in stereo mic that will give you very professional result in your video lessons. The manufacturer is also called Zoom but there is no connection between the 2 companies.
  • You also might want a workable tablet and writing surface. I recommend an iPad pro or the regular version with an Apple pencil stylus and the app goodnotes. This is helpful for drawing and writing on staff paper or sheet music while teaching music theory or marking up a score. The ability to read music and draw is a great advantage to be able to have.
  • You will need a great set of headphones to use the best features in the Zoom software. They should be slim enough to allow you to play or sing without distraction.

Simply select a teacher from Beethoven at Home and Book an interview. Your teacher will contact you shortly to begin your lessons.

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