There are plenty of reasons why learning to drum is a great idea. Importantly it can help you to improve concentration, coordination and also your timing. In addition you can express your creativity and learn that percussion is the heartbeat of almost every style of music. If you want to start learning or are ready to take the next step in your drumming, School of Percussion offers the best drum lessons in Darlington.
Steve Blakeburn is a highly trained, extensively experienced percussionist. He has performed all around the world as well as providing training for numerous students. Sessions are one on one and are held in your home. As a result you’ll likely be learning and practising on your own kit, getting more comfortable with it as you learn.
You can learn to drum simply to enhance your skills or to progress from grade 1 to 8. If you do decide to do the grading you will need to learn the necessary skills to pass each exam. On successful completion of a grade you will receive a recognised qualification. Steve is very proud to have a 100% pass rate.
Teaching various ages and skill levels
The great thing about percussion is practically anybody can learn. Consequently, we can offer drum lessons for people from age 7 and up, teaching male and female players. It is never too late to start learning and with our professional training everybody can make good progress. Whether you are a beginner or a drummer with previous training and experience, we can help you to reach the next level.
What does a teaching programme include?
Our drumming programmes are comprehensive and can include:
- Learning posture and grip
- Working on coordination
- Sight reading
- Rudimentaries of drumming
- Practice and exercise techniques
- Drumming live and performing
Drummers can learn several distinct styles with us including pop, rock, reggae, Cuban, Latin, and many others. It is all down to what interests and passions the player has. Steve can help you to dramatically broaden your skills.
We are confident we offer fun and informative drum lessons in Darlington. If you want to find out more about School of Percussion please get in touch. Sessions can be arranged to suit various schedules. You can book over the phone or directly via our website if you prefer.