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Drums and Music Production Lessons (online or in person)

With nearly 10 years of experience as a professional drummer and music producer in London, I offer high quality lessons for drum kit and/or electronic music production, including sampling and beat making.

Drum Lessons: the student will be guided through a program that will develop music theory , reading skills and technique in equal measure, including advice on how to practice effectively and apply the subjects learned to real life music making.

Music Production Lessons: the student will learn how to use free, professional software, such as Apple's Garage Band for macOS or BandLab's Cakewalk for Windows users, to create his/her own tracks, by learning about music synthesis as well as contemporary production and mixing techniques.

Extra information

Since all the lessons will be occurring online, the free software Zoom and a decent internet connection are necessary to guarantee a smooth learning experience. I will provide the Zoom link upon scheduling of the lesson

For the Drum Lessons: a pair of sticks and a practice pad are required
For the Music Production Lessons: a notepad (either physical or digital). The free software needed will be discussed during the first lesson

Location

At teacher's location: Carey Way, Wembley, UK
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Italian

About Me

After graduating at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London in 2012, I began working as a professional drummer in the London West End. As first drummer of several resident bands, I've been playing some of the most prestigious venues in the city, such as The Roadhouse, O'Neills Soho, The Hard Rock Hotel. During that time I've also been drumming for and/or producing multiple original acts, including Pillarcat, Los and The Deadlines and Los Padres, some active to this day. An experience that has greatly contributed to my passion for electronic music and sound experimentation.
Alongside my career as a performing musician, I've been tutoring students as a music teacher in primary schools of the Greater London area as well as a private teacher.

I am especially passionate about sound design and I love to explore new and alternative ways to integrate the traditional drum kit with contemporary esthetics and textures through the process of sound hybridization. From my lessons, students can expect to learn the tradition alongside the creative processes needed to express their own musicality with a contemporary sensibility.

Education

BMus in Music Performance, The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, London 2012
Rockschool Level 6 Professional Diploma in Music Teaching, 2012
Proficiency with all major DAWs and software instruments

Experience / Qualifications

Professional drummer in the London West End since 2011 (The Tide, Broke by Noon)
Music producer and original artist since 2010 (Pillarcat, Los and the Deadlines, Los Padres)
Music Teacher for KS2 and KS2 and private tutor since 2012

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