Drum Lessons

Book a lesson with one of our experienced drum teachers

One to one lessons, £15 a week, Pay as you go

Expert Drum Tuition

Learn / Improve / Master The Drums

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Drum Lessons from the Beginning 

We have been teaching drums for many years at the Musicians Centre.  Our drum teachers are experienced, professional working drummers who can teach a wide range of styles, rudiments and advance techniques to help you master the drums. We teach from beginners through to advanced and all ages, five and above, are welcome.

Having a drum kit at home may not be practical for you immediately before you start learning, but it is possible to get by in the beginning by buying a practice pad. These are relatively inexpensive, practical and are very useful to help pupils get used to playing on a drum surface without the expense or volume of a drum kit.

Drum lessons cost £15 for half an hours tuition.

Once the basics have been mastered our drum tutors can teach a wide variety of styles from metal to jazz to rock and beyond!

Ring (01535) 603136 or email  lessons@musicianscentre.com for lessons in our Keighley store.

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Meet the Teachers

Tim Barker

Tim started playing drums aged 8 at Horforth Music School, realising his calling he enveloped himself in a number of drumming styles and honed his techniques under tutorage of G Sykes (now a Rockschool examiner).

Tim was heavily involved in symphonic concert band Hot Aire where he deepened his live performance experience, with this experience and enthusiasm under his belt he began teaching with Musicians Centre at a young age having just achieved a Grade 8 distinction grade. 

Tim has helped a huge number of pupils through their grades, with a deep knowledge of the Rockschool syllabus, his pupils have achieved a 100% pass rate.

Outside of his teaching, Tim has been part of numerous live gigging bands including Ska Blues outfit 'Sleepy Jake and the Duvets' to Blues Rockers "The Low River Band" as well as doing session work with a number of other musicians over the years.


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Meet the Teachers

Simon Henry

Playing drums from the age of 7, drumming has always run through Simon's blood. After studying music at Warrington's Collegiate, aged 18 he moved on to the esteemed London Tech Music School where he developed and honed his craft 

Tech Music School opened up a world of styles and technique refinement under tutorage of Eric Stams and Phillipe Castermain. 

Hungry for more Jazz study after his Higher Dilpoma in Popular Music Practice from London Tech, Simon then attended Leeds College of Music to study BA Hons (Jazz) followed by a scholarship funded Masters in Music Performance.

After his MA he continued his personal studies while starting to teach others. His personal development includes studying with renowned percussionists Pete Fairclough, Dave Walsh and Sebastian De Krom. He has also gigged with a wide array of bands from noise rock to funk to jazz outfits.

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