Private Drum Tuition

Whether you’re looking to play for fun or join a band, or if you’re working towards grades or qualifications, from GCSE to degree, my lessons can be tailored to suit your needs.  I work with all levels from beginner to advanced and cover a wide variety of genres ranging from Rock, Pop, Jazz, Funk and Metal.

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Drumming Lessons

One to one drumming lessons in Newbury, West Berkshire

My drumming lessons are suitable for all ages and abilities, and for fans of any style of music, but more importantly, they are fun!  learning should be an enjoyable experience.

Lessons are built around the student's abilities, needs and goals. Depending on the experience of the student, lessons may include:

  • The basics (holding drumsticks, basic technique)
  • Drumbeats and fills
  • Advanced drumming concepts like soloing, linear drumming and poly-rhythms
  • Technique and injury prevention
  • Coordination (always a favourite!)
  • How to play songs and work out the drumming in songs
  • Playing in different musical styles
  • Creativity at the kit and how to develop musical ideas
  • Concert and exam preparation
  • How to maintain and tune a drum kit
  • Music theory and sight reading.

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The price of lessons starts from £15 for a 30-minute lesson or £27.50 per hour, students are required to bring their own drumsticks and grade books when necessary.

10% Discount on Block bookings of 6 or more (1 Hr) lessons or 5% on 6 or more 30 min lessons.

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