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Lessons offered by Alexander
  • Individual
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The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Drum
Levels
  • All Levels

Alexander - West Finchley - Drum

Methodology

Hi, My name's Alex. I'm a pro drummer with over 15 years of experience gigging and teaching. Feel free to contact me and we can have a chat and prepare some tailor-made lessons just for you.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

I teach all styles of music at all levels but my special is teaching jazz, improvisation, musicianship and technique.

- Tell me about your qualifications.

. BA(hons) in music from from The University of Southampton
. Btec in music practice (Distinction)
. Grade 8 (Distinction) in drum kit from Trinity Guildhall
. Grade 5 in music theory (ABRSM)
. Enhanced Dbs check
. Full clean drivers license

- How much do you charge?

I charge £35 per hour for a lesson at mine, £40 if I travel to you.

- Where do you teach?

I teach from my home studio in North Finchley. My studio's equipped with two full drum kits, a PA system, plant of guitars basses and keyboards hanging around, as well as a library of books and learning material.

I'm also willing to travel to you provided you live in the North London area
(Highgate, Archway, Friern Barnet, Mussel Hill, High Barnet, Totteridge&Whetstone and Crouch End).

- When are you available?

My schedule is generally very flexible, Mondays during the daytime are usually busy though

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

My youngest student was 8 and my oldest was 54; beyond that I'm willing to teach anyone of any age.
I teach all levels from absolute beginners to advanced students and pros.

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

For grades I teach both Rock School and Trinity Guildhall.
I can also prepare students for ABRSM music theory exams.
Otherwise, I have plenty of books and teaching material.

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

I also teach lessons over Skype.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

Get in touch, let's make some noise.

Experience

- What kind of experience do you have?

I have over 11 years of experience gigging and recording and over 7 years of experience teaching.

- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?

Yes, enhanced DBS.

- Where and with whom did you train?

I studied at The University of Southampton and studied with Dan Priest.
Before that I had drum lessons with Rob Stevens.
I've studied bass for a few years with Jim Richardson (Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan)

- Tell me about some of your current students.

Most of my students are going through their Trinity Guildhall grades. I have a 100% pass rate.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £5
Rate for online lessons : £35/h
Lessons offered by Alexander
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Drum
Levels
  • All Levels

Alexander's CV

• BA (hons) in Music : University of Southampton
• Grade 8 (Distinction) in Drum kit : Trinity Guildhall
• Enhanced DBS certificate
• Musicians Union Member

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