arning the drums with Alisdair is a blast!
His extremely friendly nature is paired with a great deal of passion and drive for teaching drums.
Not only is he talented but a great personality to learn drums with too.
After every lesson you will walk away feeling confident and counting down the days until your next lesson!
Develop and build your drumming skill in a laid-back, fun environment and in the comfort of your own home (He may set you homework but no pressure!)
Drum-kit is the best instrument you can play, FACT! Not only is drumming so much fun, but it can also benefit your mental and physical health!
So why not throw me an email and we can start building your drumming.
Hello I'm Alisdair!
Thinking of learning to play the drums? Maybe you’re a parent and are trying to find a friendly and patient drum-kit tutor to teach your child?
Look No Further!
• Beginners and more experienced drummers are welcome!
• Learn the drums from the comfort of your own home
• Don’t own a drum-kit? No problem! I can bring along my own electronic drum-kit – perfect for a quieter learning experience.
Learning with me
• I am a fully DBS checked Drum Tutor
• I have 10+ years’ experience playing the drums
• BA Honours Degree in Music Production
• Rockschool Performance Certificate
Where Do I Teach?
I teach within the West-Midlands. I cover areas such as Northfield, Selly Oak, Edgbaston, Solihull, Central Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Halesowen, Dudley and many more.
Alisdair is a conscientious and diligent individual who always tries to surpass what is expected of him in any given situation. A highly organised and self-motivated person whose meticulous approach to projects has yielded excellent results. Very apt at working within an environment where patience, personal organisation and flexibility play an essential role.
Key Skills/ Qualifications:
13 years drumming experience.
Extensive knowledge of drumming in a band setting and drum recording.
Fully DBS Checked
Proficiency at reading drum notation.
Skilled at performing to backing tracks.
RSL Graded Exam in Music Performance.
BA Hons 2:1 – Commercial Music Production & Journalism.
Full – clean UK driving license held since January 2011.
Talented in music production and audio processing.
Very well acquainted with Cubase, Reason and Logic software.
Proficiency in all areas of Microsoft Office, including Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Extremely friendly with great communication, both written and verbal.
Excellent skills and experience with Adobe Photoshop CS5/6.
Well versed in social media marketing techniques.
Employment/ Volunteer History:
Freelance Mixing/Mastering Engineer & Music Producer, Self Employed. (2009 – Current)
Achievements and responsibilities:
Recording and performing complex acoustic and electronic drum tracks for music artists.
Produced, mixed and mastered varying genres of music from Electronic through to classical/soundtrack.
Amassed large followings on Spotify, Soundcloud and Facebook for my music production work.
Received radio plays from BBC Radio 1, BBC 1XTRA, BBC West-Midlands and Triple J.
Self taught Pianist
Released music with several independent record labels
Self-taught marketing and social media techniques.
Self-taught graphic design skills to produce music artwork for music records including EPs and singles.
PR/ Data Entry, The Unsigned Guide, Manchester. (2013)
Achievements and responsibilities:
This placement involved me updating The Unsigned Guide’s database. The Unsigned Guide is a subscription service from which artists can find out about the music industry. They can also find the best music studios with the best rates, equipment and staff. My job was to update this database.
Consistently completed the target number of clients to contact every day.
Showed great leadership skills in helping the team complete as many listings for clients as possible within a given time period.
University of Chester, Commercial Music Production & Journalism, BA Hons. (2011 – 2014)
3 A levels in English, IT and Music Technology (2011)
10 GCSEs, Grade A – C, including Maths, English and Science (2009)
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