Welcome to my website! As you know, Covid-19 has forced people to change the way they work and I'm no exception. I was forced to convert my garage to a new drum room
and music studio, which is near completion, so when restrictions are relaxed and I'm able to teach, I will resume drum lessons to new and existing students. Have a browse through the timeline pictures of the build by clicking above, to see how things are progressing.
For those who don't know me, I offer 'private' pro drum lessons, not drum classes, as everyone is an 'individual' in terms of learning new skills. I strongly believe that teaching ‘one on one’ produces ‘by far’ the best results that enable me to adapt and tailor my approach to match each student and their preferred way of learning and processing information. I have the most 5 star reviews
of any drum tutor in the Banbury area, so whether it’s drum lessons for adults or drum lessons for kids, as a beginner, I always manage to find a way forward that is both fun and rewarding and not too stressful for each student.
I teach privately at my purpose-built, 'soundproofed' and air-conditioned drum studio located at ePianos Music Academy
in Banbury (formerly One Man Band Music Shop in Banbury), St. Johns Priory
, Christopher Rawlins Primary School
. I am 'Child Safeguard' certified; click here
to view my certificate. I also hold three 'enhanced' DBS/CRB certificates; click here
to view all three certificates. For video directions to the studio, click here
To view my Public Liability Insurance certificate; click here.
I'm happy to provide references for the above posts. I teach from age 5 upward using varying methods that I have acquired from more than 30 years of classically based education and graduation from The Musicians Institute www.mi.edu
in the USA. I teach all aspects of drumming from sight-reading, kit tuning; click track work, equipment maintenance, gigging, sessions and everything else drum related. I also do a lot of improvisational work, playing to all manner of artists. I have played in many musical set up's from pit orchestra, classical, Jazz, Rock and Fusion mix. I also do studio session work. My teaching style is relaxed, professional and individually 'tailored' to each student.