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I've been teaching drum-kit privately for over 25 years. I'm based at my home studio in Todmorden. My lessons are generally on a one-to-one basis and are between 30-90mins per lesson.

Lessons can be for all ages, levels and styles whether you are a beginner or need to advance your current skills.

Each student will have their lessons constructed to their own needs. This may include reading skills, grades, technique, stylistic approach etc this is all dependent on the individual's requirements.

Workshops and Classes

I have been facilitating percussion workshops for over 30 years now and have found myself in a myriad of settings with the widest age range from nursery to elders. The main theme is what we often call 'World music'. I specialise in Brazilian, Cuban, West African and Middle Eastern percussion genres.

Each session will involve traditional techniques and styles.

I also facilitate Body Percussion workshops where I show how to create great rhythms and sounds from just your body!

These workshops can be for Schools, Colleges, Special Schools, private groups or the Corporate sector.

I also love to make instruments from recycled materials, like rainmakers from carpet tubes and drums from tin-cans and balloons.

One of my great teaching joys is leading small percussion groups in Samba percussion and Afro-Cuban congas.

Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in lessons, classes or workshops for you or your setting and we can discuss your individual requirements.

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