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24 year old drum and percussion teacher based in Leeds

I’m a drummer with grade 8 Rockschool drums and grade 5 theory. 1st Class Honours graduate in Music Production & Performance living in Leeds.

Combing my vast gigging experience across a range of styles from rock to Latin, orchestral groups and percussion ensembles, I know how to gear a lesson to each student. Each lesson will be tailored to each student’s requirements and preferences. I will ensure that each drummer has the accompanying level of music theory to compliment their drumming as this is an area often overlooked by perspective drummers and teachers.

As a multi-instrumentalist I will also give you, the drummer, a wider approach to learning music, ensuring that you know how to complement each aspect of the music and ensemble playing. Lessons need to be and will be fun to ensure each student can develop the skills and techniques to give them the strong foundations of learning the drums.

Location

At student's location: Around Leeds, United Kingdom

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General info

Skills:
Drums:
Jazz, Latin-world music, Orchestral music, Rock
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I’m a drummer with grade 8 Rockschool drums and grade 5 theory. 1st Class Honours graduate in Music Production & Performance living in Leeds.

Combing my vast gigging experience across a range of styles from rock to Latin, orchestral groups and percussion ensembles, I know how to gear a lesson to each student. Each lesson will be tailored to each student’s requirements and preferences. I will ensure that each drummer has the accompanying level of music theory to compliment their drumming as this is an area often overlooked by perspective drummers and teachers.

As a multi-instrumentalist I will also give you, the drummer, a wider approach to learning music, ensuring that you know how to complement each aspect of the music and ensemble playing. Lessons need to be and will be fun to ensure each student can develop the skills and techniques to give them the strong foundations of learning the drums.

Education

MA Applied Psychology in Music at the University of Leeds (awaiting results)

1st Class Honours in BA Hons Music Performance and Production at Leeds Beckett University

Experience / Qualifications

Two UK wide tours
London College of Music Grade 5 Theory
Rockschool Grade 8 drums
DBS Certificate
Full clean UK Driving License

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My experience ranges from teaching young beginners who are just starting out to mature drummers who need to polish their playing. For beginner students, I will teach you the basics of drumming in an approachable way to make it enjoyable from the very start. For experienced drummers, I can improve your technique, groove, feel, tone, articulation, dynamics, stage performance, vocabulary, listening, and reading. All this so you can become a better musician, not just a drummer. I also like to teach in a way that empowers you to teach yourself in the future. ABOUT MY TEACHING EXPERIENCE I have been teaching 1-on-1 lessons for 11 years. I also have 7 years experience leading drum and percussion workshops. ABOUT MY DRUMMING EXPERIENCE I've been drumming for over 22 years and have now recorded and gigged with multiple bands, some of which I am the co-founder and co-songwriter for. Styles of music I have performed include rock, jazz, funk, psychedelia, afrobeat, disco, dance rock, electro, grunge, metal, blues, latin, and samba. I have a Master Of Music degree from Manchester’s Conservatoire (Royal Northern College of Music) in the UK. I also have experienced producing, composing, and mixing which I am more than happy to share with you. If you’ve got any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me. All the best, Tomás