Drum Lessons

£17.00 Per Lesson

Our drum classes are the perfect way to satisfy the drummer(s) in your family.  Combining stress relief and enjoyable challenges of coordination, what better way to blow off some steam and sharpen your mind at the same time.  

We welcome students from the age of seven to a friendly and inspiring group class environment.  Our tutors draw on a wide array of playing and teaching experience to provide top quality focussed tuition in a group environment.  

Whether your musical goals are academic or purely for personal enjoyment, we offer carefully structured progression with the optional milestones of graded examination.    

Drum Classes

Drum classes accommodate up to 4 students at a time and are scheduled throughout the week.

Drum lessons are either 40 or 50 minutes long.  

Lessons run for 11 or 12 weeks in school term time, with a week off for half term.

Payment for the full term needs to be made before the first lesson.   

For more information or to register your interest please send us a message.

Drum Tutors

Joel Prime

Growing up in Australia, Joel got his first drum kit at 3 years old. He started lessons when he was 6, and was performing regularly while in primary school.

Playing percussion and drum kit in the Marryatville High School Stage Band, Joel travelled with the group for performances in London, New York and Los Angeles. in 2004, won the Generations in Jazz National Schools Bands Championship in 2005 and toured with James Morrison in Melbourne and Sydney.

Joel is now based in London and gaining wide recognition for his playing and teaching skills.


Sam Green

Sam first began teaching in 2005 after graduating from the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) in Guildford. In 2007, wishing to add more structure to his teaching, he joined the Drumsense teaching programme and received full teacher training from Drumsense founder, Colin Woolway. Since then he has become an accomplished and seasoned educator, teaching hundreds of students in and around the Surrey area. 

Inspired by Sam's infectious enthusiasm for the instrument and his patient and calm teaching style, many students have joined local bands, passed grade exams and successfully enrolled in higher education. 

Mark Allis

Mark studied jazz drums at Trinity College of Music following the busy gigging teenage years, two world cruises and a season at Le Sporting Club in Monte Carlo. After more gigs he toured around the country with various shows until working in the West End.

TV and radio shows have featured heavily in Mark’s career and recently was the drummer in house band for ITV’s Imitation Game.

Mark has played with artists as diverse as Frank Sinatra and Harry Hill, Mel C and Shirley Bassey, Donny Osmond and Alice Cooper. Mark remains a busy freelance drummer/percussionist with a wide range of gigs that are fitted in between running Sutton Music Centre and teaching.

Daehyun Lee

Having completed studies in Music at The University of Bristol, Dae currently works as a freelance drummer and percussionist throughout the UK. Under the tutelage of Clark Tracey, Mike Osborne, and John O'Hara, he has been exposed to many genres of music and enjoys playing in all types of ensemble.

Dae has worked with big bands such as the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, the London Swing Orchestra, the Jon Bird Big Band and the Big Beer Band. He also is a regular member with bands such as Down For The Count, Bella and the Bourbon Boys and the Macaco Project. During his university career, Dae conducted the award-winning Bristol Hornstars as well as having the pleasure of working with composers such as Thierry Pecau and his Ensemble Variances. Dae specialised in 4-mallet tuned percussion as the main focus of his final degree recital. Since 2017, Dae has been co-leading the Thames Youth Jazz Orchestra alongside Simon Ferris.

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