All ages are welcome to study with me. I will create a personalised practice planner that is full of new, unexplored and exciting content. Depending what you would like to learn or improve in certain areas. I am experienced in teaching topics such as styles, covering metal, rock, funk, hip-hop, jazz, hand and foot technique, double bass playing, independance, ergonomic approach towards set-up, posture, creative sticking patterns and countless other concepts.
I am a Bachelor’s music performance graduate with over 8 years of experience specialised in drums and I have been giving lessons in drums covering from the most fundamental basics to advanced concepts for over 4 years. I have had the opportunity to teach since before my degree started. I am DBS Checked!
With carefully picked and personalised practice planners as well as reachable goals, my students were able to see significant results in short periods of time. I see teaching as a way to translate complex and overlooked topics in the most easily understandable and applicable ways so students can feel confident, motivated and eager to learning with me.
I am well experienced performing live, throughout the years I was invloved in progressive, metal, rock and fusion bands which helped me master the basics of technique, styles, reading music, learning music fast and many other skills.
My rates for lessons are:
- For 30 min lessons - £20
- For 60 min lessons - £25
I may also be able to waive travel charges for students living around Wansted/Leytonstone/Leyton/Walthamstow area.
2018 - 2019: Drummer in a band - Sun Seth
2018 - Present: Drummer, co-songwriter, audio mixing engineer in a band - Haplotype
2020 - Present: Drummer in band - Derange
2016 - 2020: BMus(Hons) Degree in Popular Music Performance at BIMM London, UK
Known him for a long time. He has great understanding of the principles of music and drumming. Very passionate about what he does and is very down to earth! Wholeheartedly recommended!
There is no doubt that Aivaras is an incredibly skilled drummer whose versitility is only a testament to his meticulous study of different genres. I have had the pleasure of playing with Aivaras in a band, and I found him to be very articulate in conveying complex rhythmical concept to my ignorant self which only made me a better musician!
I played for more than a year with Aivaras and if there would be but one thing you can't blame him for, it'd defintely drumming knowledge!
Aivaras is a professional musician that has been involved in many music projects, professionaly trained by the best teachers from the best insitutes and proactively training himself everyday.
His knowledge of drums goes from jazz to the most extreme/heaviest genres so be sure Aivaras will get you covered for any type of music you want to pursue in.
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This amazing person. He will be able to teach you from the basics to advanced concepts. His carefully crafted practice routines will help you troubleshoot your weak areas and make them your strenghts! Extremely recommended!
Aivaras is a great drummer and musician he is smart, knows his tools well and is able to improvise quickly and creatively. He is also a great tutor and is able to break down ideas in order to help his students understand without overwhelming them.
I have been taking lessons with Aivaras for already two years. He is reliable and very talented drummer with a clear experience in teaching. Great sense of rhythm, techniques and styles, which in my opinion are his highest features as a musician.
I was really impressed at how organised and prepared he has been for all the lessons.
Aivaras is very committed and professional, he has helped me to improve from the beginner level and I can already cover a wide variety of techniques. He has helped me to understand the instrument and keeps me motivated. I highly recommend him.
I have played with Aivaras for over 5 years in a few different bands, and it is a great experience and pleasure watching him progress in his drumming career. He has a great understanding of rhythm and groove and can play the very basic stuff to very complicated and hard parts, not to talk about his deep understanding of music theory as well Whatever you need he can do it!
Aivaras is an awesome drums teachers. I have been with him only five week of lessons and I so happy of how much Im lerning in each lessons. Im so curious and always asking for styles, he always show diferents styles. So powerful guy. I strong recomended him.
Aivaras is a great person and tutor at the same time. Always looks after and helps. Lessons are provided very profesionally and in friendly way. Came to him to strenghen my rhythm feel as myself I am not a drummer, Aivaras really helped to step up my game in rhythmic playing. He is a versatile teacher who can teach from music theory to various styles of music, any musician can benefit from his lessons
Couldn't think of a better drumming instructor than Aivaras! His enthusiasm and energy is so infectious and he gives a 100% in every lesson. His carefully considered sessions means you get a tailor made experience every time - always happy to answer questions and go the extra mile. Very thankful...
|at his home||at your home||By webcam|
|1 hour||Not available||£35||£25|
|5 hours||Not available||£160||£125|
|10 hours||Not available||£320||£250|