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 #3520

"Through music, students will develop personal self-growth, greater understanding of their identity, and an increase in self-esteem."

BAH Teacher #2106

"My greatest passion lies in guiding students to see the big picture of music – not only as a path of learning but also as a source of pure enjoyment."

BAH Teacher #2597

"There is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to learning music. Each student is unique, with their own learning style and preferences."

BAH Teacher #3489

"Anyone who desires to learn music will also learn valuable life lessons along with it."

BAH Teacher #4031

"Jaime is a versatile music teacher specializing in drumset, marimba, percussions, piano, vibraphone, and xylophone, teaching students from age 2 to adults. Offering lessons online and in your home in Richmond and Vancouver, Jaime aims to help students discover the joy and emotional depth of music through creative and expressive learning. With an educational background in Music Education and over 11 years of teaching experience, Jaime incorporates Kodály, Orff, and Dalcroze methodologies into her lessons, ensuring a rich and comprehensive musical education. Book an interview with Jaime today and embark on a musical journey that explores the vast landscape of musical expression. "

BAH Teacher #3695

" I am passionate about imparting music education and inspiring students of all ages."

BAH Teacher #2963

"Muscle memory plays a big part to achieve creativity and effectivity."

BAH Teacher #4039

"My teaching philosophy centers on creating an inspiring environment where students can explore their musical potential."

BAH Teacher #4061

"Sam, with eight years of drumming experience and a rich educational background in music, offers online drum lessons focused on the soulful essence of jazz. A graduate of Langley Fine Arts High School as a Music Major and currently enrolled in Capilano University's Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies program, he aims to pass on his deep musical knowledge and passion to students online. His teaching philosophy is centered on fostering a profound connection to music, ensuring students not only learn technical skills but also embrace the love and soul inherent in jazz."

BAH Teacher #2980

"Joy, play and patience are essential elements of successful learning at any age."

BAH Teacher #1761

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

BAH Teacher #3287

"The most important aspect of teaching for me is to help my student form a strong bond with music. "

BAH Teacher #3070

"Music is imbedded into our DNA and we are all capable of achieving whatever we set our minds to."

BAH Teacher #2788

"Music expresses the inexpressible and can heal divides between people."

BAH Teacher #2167

"Drumming serves as an incredible creative outlet that goes beyond just striking drums; it can also alleviate stress."

BAH Teacher #3466

"Music is an emotional expression reflected through sounds."

BAH Teacher #3459

"Purpose is exactly what I strive to teach to my music students."

BAH Teacher #3796

" I alway seek to assess my student's needs and create an approach and environment that helps them to succeed."

BAH Teacher #3115

"Every student is capable of learning as long as they want to."

BAH Teacher #3524

"My goal is to instill joy, fulfillment, and a deep connection with music in every student I teach."

BAH Teacher #3348

" I strongly believe that every student is unique, with different learning styles, goals, and musical interests. "

BAH Teacher #3803

"A student's enjoyment of music and playing their instrument is very important and can greatly help with their learning."

BAH Teacher #3534

" I aim to empower my students to become independent learners - giving them the skills and confidence to take the initiative necessary to continue their educational journey through life. "

BAH Teacher #3560

" I encourage a diverse exploration of musical genres, based on the broadness of a student's scope of interest to learn. "

BAH Teacher #3587

"I like to help students discover and dive deep into music they are passionate about."

BAH Teacher #3242

" I have been fortunate enough to study privately with some of the world's best drummers. "

BAH Teacher #3628

"Join me in your musical education for your highest aim. Let´s make it happen together."

BAH Teacher #3663

"Groove is in the heart and all my students will have fun learning and playing drums and percussion."

BAH Teacher #3716

" As your teacher I wish you to enjoy playing as much as possible, and it is through "PLAY" that we will fuel our learning of, and passion for, music."

BAH Teacher #3778

"My mission as an instructor is to foster strong connections between my students and their instruments while igniting their passion for self-expression through music."

BAH Teacher #3837

"My teaching transcends regular teaching and focuses on holistic learning, which in turn makes my students better musicians and human beings!"

BAH Teacher #3857

"I love sharing my knowledge with other people guiding them to achieve their goals in music."

BAH Teacher #3970

"I have developed certain learning strategies that have worked for most of my students, that make the most of the technology available, while speeding up the process of learning to play songs, in a fun way. "

BAH Teacher #3974

"I believe that students learn best when encouraged and nurtured with compassion and patience. "

BAH Teacher #3985

"My goal as a teacher is to push the right buttons in a student's mind in order to make sure that he or she is in the right mindset to learn and accomplish his or her goals."

BAH Teacher #3262

"If you're looking for a teacher who's enthusiastic, patient, and committed to helping you achieve your musical aspirations, I'm here and ready to help!"

BAH Teacher #857

"Learning music should be a positive and rewarding experience!"

BAH Teacher #2622

"I look at music as a language, a means to communicate our feelings and emotions. "

BAH Teacher #2518

"Teaching is a weighty responsibility, dedicated to each student's triumph."

BAH Teacher #2187

"The drum set is an extension of the person playing it."

BAH Teacher #2162

"Striking a balance between technical proficiency and the expression of music, all in a fun and engaging way."

BAH Teacher #2664

"I believe it is my job to help students discover what they are most passionate about and provide them with the support for their individual needs to help them achieve their goals."

BAH Teacher #2728

"I love being able to show how music can help students not only become better musicians, but also become better people."

BAH Teacher #2158

"Successful learning starts with curiosity that develops into a passion."

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 #3040

"From the sound of our breath to the beat of our hearts, rhythm and sound are fundamental components of every human being."

BAH Teacher #3039

"It is important to have fun while learning music so I try to add fun and engaging activities to my lessons."

BAH Teacher #3076

"I have had many students make great advancements and enjoy the playing of drums"

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 #3096

" I look forward to sparking and supporting the budding interests of young students."

BAH Teacher #1373

"Fostering a love for playing an instrument is key to long-term success and rapid improvement."

BAH Teacher #3126

"Whether a young child or an adult student, lessons with me are informative without being overwhelming. Drums really are a lot of fun!"

BAH Teacher #3159

"I try to adapt my classes to the specific musical need and search of the student."

BAH Teacher #2545

"Respect for the music we study and an enjoyable, relaxed lesson atmosphere, forms a winning formula for progress and achievement."

BAH Teacher #3392

"I am committed to fostering a learning environment that is nurturing, inclusive, and supportive, where each student feels valued and encouraged to explore their own unique musical voice."

BAH Teacher #2610

"Music can change the world, and can change the hearts of its inhabitants for the better. "

BAH Teacher #2081

"Every student is unique and should be nurtured strategically based on their personality, interests, and transferable skills and knowledge. "

BAH Teacher #3426

"From RCM graded percussion to Jazz & Pop drum-set lessons, I have the answers for you (and your children's) questions! "

BAH Teacher #1844

"My goal is to help you build a solid foundation and achieve your musical aspirations with confidence."

BAH Teacher #3711

"Be kind and enjoy your drumming."

BAH Teacher #1726

"Every person learns in various ways. "

BAH Teacher #3175

"I tailor lessons according to the student’s individual goals but with a strong emphasis on fundamentals such as proper technique and critical listening. "

BAH Teacher #2311

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

BAH Teacher #2737

"Rhythm is universal and all musicians can grow from understanding the exciting world of drums!"

BAH Teacher #3286

"Unlock Your Musical Potential: Explore, Learn, Create. Master Instruments, Appreciate Music's Beauty, and Discover Mind-Blowing Tips in My Classes."

BAH Teacher #2023

"We're all on this journey together, and we all require support and wisdom to reach our full potential."

BAH Teacher #3969

"Having students achieve individual, self-set goals is my top priority. "

BAH Teacher #2961

"You can progress on your instrument while having fun."

BAH Teacher #3288

"It is heartwarming to be able to teach and discuss musical practice, and knowledge with any student. "

BAH Teacher #2594

"My teaching approach encourages students to unravel musical puzzles, explore curiosities, and push their limits."

BAH Teacher #3188

"Having fun and enjoying music lessons is fundamental to having a successful journey through music."

BAH Teacher #3902

"Anyone that has heard it can learn music."

BAH Teacher #2590

"There has to be a musical reason for every technique learned and every exercise practiced. "

BAH Teacher #3544

" First and foremost, music is supposed to be fun. If you are not having fun you are not making music. "

BAH Teacher #3195

"As a teacher, my goal is not only to make you better at drums but also (maybe more importantly) to make you fall in love with playing the drums"

BAH Teacher #3340

"My motto is: "HAVE FUN!!!""

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.

HOW TO START ONLINE DRUMSET LESSONS

A simple explanation of our process

HOW TO START ONLINE DRUMSET LESSONS

A simple explanation of our process