It's time to be

awesome at the drums! 

 

Are you interested in learning how to play the drums? You've come to the right place! I am a professional drummer with over 15 years of studio recording & international touring experience paired with a passion for education that has seen me teaching budding drummers of all ages & abilities both privately & in schools & colleges around Sussex.

  • BA (HONS) in Professional Musicianship (BIMM)

  • ​Signed recording artist numerous times.

  • International touring experience.

  • Radio play from BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 6Music, Kerrang!, Planet Rock & more.

  • Associated acts include: Lazybones, Chalk Hands, HowlsDitz, & Harker & Rope.

teaching experience

artist experience

 

Your drum lesson

Brand new to the drums? Need to improve your technique? Want to gain more confidence as a performer? I will help you reach your drumming goals in a relaxed & fun environment. 

 

There has never been a better time to start learning an instrument. My drum lessons are bespoke to your needs & long term aims. Before we start, we will discuss your musical interests & goals, whether that's mastering some classic beats, preparing for an audition or grade exam, or simply learning your favourite songs. Below is a small selection of the topics that we could cover:

GRADE

EXAMS

Level 1 - 8

SIGHT

READING

GROOVE

&

FILL

CONCEPTS

EFFECTIVE

PRACTICING

RUDIMENTS

IMPROVISING

LEARN YOUR

FAVOURITE

 

 

SONGS

BAND & LIVE

PERFORMANCE

SKILLS

 

testimonials

Giulia R

Sam has been a great drum teacher! He is very encouraging, positive and his sessions are extremely informative as he does not teach only technique but also how to read music. I really enjoyed learning how to play drums with Sam & I would definitely recommend!!

STUART C

Sam is a really good teacher, he's very patient and helpful with my young son.

marianne b

My son has made outstanding progress since beginning to have lessons with Sam. He has an excellent relationship with Sam and now never needs to be asked to practise, as he is so keen to master the different things they have covered in his lessons.  

 

prices & details

lesson prices

30 mins - £15

45 mins - £20

60 mins - £25

Studio hire fees or travel costs may apply depending on lesson location.

Online lessons are priced the same.

Locations

I teach drum lessons from the professional rehearsal facilities of PA Studios in Portslade, just outside of central Brighton.

Other locations including Brighton Electric StudiosSmall Pond Studios & Under The Bridge can also be discussed.

Don't want to travel? Online drum lessons on Zoom are a great way to learn.

frequency

Drum lessons can be taken at almost any time of day, weekly or bi-weekly to suit your pace. 

 

I will always try my best to be flexible to find a time that suits you best.

Block bookings can be arranged.

 

 GET IN ToUCH! 

contact

Please get in touch with me using the contact form or on email at sambarnesdrums@gmail.com to book your first drum lesson.

Phone on 07725962748

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