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Lessons offered by Dean Valentine
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Composition
  • Jazz Improvisation
Levels
  • All Levels

Dean Valentine - Central Lewisham - Composition

Methodology

Hi there! My name is Dean Valentine and I am a drums teacher and professional session musician. I teach students of all ages and all levels, so whether you are starting from scratch or just ironing out certain areas of technique, I am here to help.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

Drums - rudiments and sticking; rhythm and co-ordination; basic reading;composition, orchestration and articulation; listening and interpretation; improvisation; genre studies + more...

- Tell me about your qualifications.

BA English Literature & Film Studies

- How much do you charge?

£30 per hourly class / £18 per 30 mins

- Where do you teach?

I teach from home (Lewisham) but I am happy to travel to the student (within a 10 mile radius of Lewisham Station).

- When are you available?

Monday-Sunday (am-pm) / Flexible

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

7 years and above, from beginner to advanced.

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

Professional: I have been working as a session musician since 2011 and have worked with the following artists to date:
- Liam Bailey
- Gabriella Cilmi
- Various Cruelties
- Josh Record
- Jordan Max
- Mullally
- Elle Watson
- Avante Black
- This Be The Verse
- Stevie Neale

I have appeared on national and international television performing on shows including Sunday Brunch, Later… with Jools Holland, Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions, German Chart Show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Educational: I currently run drum workshops at two local community venues for adults and children. I also give individual classes to working session musicians wanting to sharpen their technique and add more interesting approaches to their playing.

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

Yes, I have an up-to-date DBS Certificate.

- Where and with whom did you train?

I studied with professional session drummer Clive Jenner for 3 years.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £30/h
Lessons offered by Dean Valentine
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Composition
  • Jazz Improvisation
Levels
  • All Levels

Dean Valentine's CV

• I have a DBS certificate

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