Auckland Drum Lessons


Do you want to have fun with drumming or become a rock star? I offer quality drum lessons in Central Auckland with 20 years of playing and 10 years of teaching experience. Come and learn drums in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. I can help you achieve your drumming goals, whatever they may be!

BMus from Auckland University in Jazz Performance. I have played everything from Musicals at The Civic Theatre, Top 40 Covers, Originals and on a Cruise Ship in the Caribbean.

Lessons are conducted at The Auckland Drum School in Balmoral, Central Auckland.
All abilities and ages welcome. Kids, Adults, Male and Female.
I can teach all styles from Rock, Funk, Reggae, Pop, Latin, Jazz etc.

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– Drum Lessons are one on one. There is plenty of space for parents to accompany small children.

Price: $40 per Half Hour lesson or $70 per Hour lesson.

– Lessons are conducted in the same weekly time slot. Casual and one off lessons are also available dependant on availability.

Location: I teach at 1 Rocklands Ave, Balmoral.

Teaching Space: I have a purpose built private space with room for parents to accompany young students if required. I have complimentary Tea and coffee available in my room.

Gear: You will be using great gear! I have…

2 x 4-piece PDP Concept Maple drum kits. These are set up so we can play together which greatly helps progress.
– A range of top of the line Istanbul, Zildjian and Alchemy Cymbals.
– 2 x Practise Pads.
– Stereo to play along with songs.
– A huge range of teaching materials.
– Ear Muffs for hearing protection.

Check out the new recording setup i have which is free for students to use.

Students doing recording assignments and learning valuable lessons

Students doing recording assignments and learning valuable lessons

Plenty of room to laze around in our cozy waiting areas reading old issues of 'Modern Drummer' or catching up on homework.

Plenty of room to laze around in our cozy waiting areas reading old issues of ‘Modern Drummer’ or catching up on homework.