-Fully equipped teaching space in Ealing – Acoustic Drum Kit, Studio monitors, Djembe, Cajon, Amplification, Backing tracks, Field recordings available.
-Guidance through the accredited Trinity and Rock School Graded syllabuses.
-For beginners drum lessons, I offer a fast-moving introductory programme that offers fast results, and
solid foundations to build upon.
-For intermediate / advanced players I offer in-depth advanced concepts and techniques and broad scope for stylistic development.
-Easily accessible from both Ealing Common (Picadilly and District Line) and Ealing Broadway (Central and District Line).
-Catered learning experience to suit the student’s specific needs.
-Comprehensive course of study covering: Foundational techniques, coordination studies, rudimental studies, stick technique, linear phrasing, moeller technique, improvisation, soloing, time keeping patterns, dynamic control, four way co-ordination.
-Styles covered include: Pop, Rock, Indie, Soul, R&B, Funk, ‘Latin’, Salsa, Afro-Cuban, Samba, Reggae, Jazz, Hip Hop, Punk, Metal, Drum and Bass, Dub, Ska, Folk, West African, Afrobeat.
-Fully CRB checked Musicians Union member.
-Highly qualified in Musical performance: Licentiate of Trinity College London LTCL, Level 6 Diploma in Professional Music Performance Masters Performance Diploma from the acclaimed Drumtech Drum and Percussion School, London.
-Currently teaching in 6 schools across London, employed and vetted by Harrow Music Service and Tower Hamlets Music Service.
-Experience working in over 15 schools, colleges, and other areas of music education across London.
-Delivering Drum Kit lessons, tuned percussion, Afican drumming and cajon lessons in schools across the capital.
-Loyal and committed student base with excellent progress and exam results.
My varied experiences and skills are of great help to drummers of all tastes and interests, and I am completely open to what styles students wish to study. I serve a broad variety of tastes, whilst ensuring the key conceptual and technical foundations are delivered to students. If you’d like drum lessons in London please get in touch.
I give private drum lessons in Ealing, West London from a fully equipped drum studio. I take on students of all abilities and interests, beginners are welcome. I provide drum lessons online, via Skype drum tuition sessions. I also offer home visits if a student prefers me to come to them, provided it’s in the Greater London area.
I currently provide one-to-one tuition, online drum lessons, group lessons and workshop services in schools and on a private basis. I am employed by Harrow Music Service, Tower Hamlets Arts and Music Education Service, Ark Music and teach at primary and secondary schools across London. If you are looking for private drum lessons in London, or require a tutor for group activities, please get in touch:
Telephone: 07956199579 anytime.
Current and prospective students, please feel free to explore the education resources provided at the bottom of the page.
Group / Workshop Rates
If you would like to book me for workshop or group work, please contact me personally to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: 07956199579 anytime.
Education resource centre from Vic Firth, including online tutorials, playalongs, articles, artist features and more.
Vic firth's excellent onlne and interactive snare rudiments section, great for monitoring your progress:
Regular online tuition videos from Mapex drums:
Video Lessons and features from Music Radar and Rhythm magazine:
Details on Qualifications from Trinity College, London
Details on qualifications from Rockschool exam board:
Selection of educational articles from excellent Modern Drummer Magazine, on Modern Drummer.com:
Pearl Drums' Education Homepage: