Vancouver Drum Lessons

What are some specific ways I can help you develop as a drummer?

Beginner/Intermediate Drum Lessons:

  • Information on buying the right drum kit – acoustic drums vs. midi drums
  • Learn how to tune your drums
  • Learn basic rudiments – single stroke, double stroke rolls, paradiddles, cymbal swells, etc..
  • Learn your favourite drum riffs
  • Learn how to read and write traditional drum notation or tab
  • Weekly speed and agility exercises
  • Introduce you to brush work
  • Develop a better understanding of rhythm and how to use drum fills effectively
  • Metronome exercises to improve overall timing and feel
  • Give you the basics on songwriting so you can contribute ideas to your band!
  • Record and produce your songs
  • Video recordings of each lesson for reference at home

Intermediate/Advanced Drum Lessons:

  • Prepare you for upcoming music exams, and college entrance exams
  • Give you a basic understanding of music theory to help you communicate with the rest of your band
  • Develop your single, double stroke rolls and paradiddles
  • Advanced brush techniques
  • Double bass techniques
  • Work on your ear training and learning to play songs by ear
  • Develop your sight reading ability
  • Learn how to play in odd time signatures and with polyrhythm’s
  • Develop your drum solos and improvising
  • Percussion techniques

Misc:

  • Pro Tools, Logic or music producing, arranging, composing, writing and stage performance.