Drum Lessons


Alex has played drums since he was 8 years old. He has a special interest in teaching beginners (of all ages).

As your guide, Alex will equip you with the co-ordination and rhythm skills, music knowledge, hints and tips so that you can play along with your favourite songs, play with a band or just for your own enjoyment and expression.

Lessons include a mix of ...

Tips on playing the drums

— posture and breathing
— classic and modern grip
— changing bad playing habits
— motivation and choice of material to play
— easy rhythms and syncopation
— tuning and looking after your instruments

Working on learning songs

— playing the song
— how songs are built and music theory
— the importance of tempo, rhythm and accent
— styling/genre techniques
— using the internet resources

Performing songs

— stagecraft
— necessary tools and tips
— amplification and effect pedals
— embellishments and improvisation