LEARN MINDFUL DRUMMING
Are you a drummer, percussionist, or professional musician?
Do you want to extend the expressive range of your playing?
Would you like to touch an audience’s hearts – and raise goosebumps on their skin?
Are you looking for a teacher who will go the extra mile to support you?
There are many awesome, technically brilliant teachers out there, who can teach you to play fast, to perform mind-blowing solos and to execute impressive fills.
All of which is great. These are essential skills for any self-respecting drummer. And there is more to drumming…
What I focus on in my teaching is emotion – finding the melody in rhythm, with a lightness of touch and a deep intention that will create a powerful connection with your audience.
These are the elements that have allowed me to create my own distinctive style of drumming, which has been described as [insert quote from critic/audience member].
I will never be the loudest drummer in the room, but no one who has seen my solo shows would ever mistake me for another drummer.
If you would to discover your unique and unmistakeable style of drumming, then let’s talk.
How I teach
To me being a musician is a life long journey of learning, exploring and developing.
If you come to me as a student I will do my best to help you clarify your individual path as a drummer, your strengths as a musician, the weaknesses you need to work on – and the weaknesses you need to simply let go of.
No one can be everything, so consciously choosing what to develop and what not to give attention to is an important step in developing your own style.
I am a qualified drum teacher but I prefer to call myself a mentor or guide since I will guide you to find your own style, rather than reproduce my way of playing, or anyone else’s.
Here's what you can expect:
Finding your strengths as a musician
How to leave anxiety behind
Drum technique from a mindful perspective
Playing in different time signatures with calm
Exploring and creating ‘new’ grooves
Finding lightness in your drumming
Finding calm through playing
Hearing melody in rhythm
What we won't focus on:
Technically impressive drum solos
If this sounds like an approach you would like to explore, you can apply for a student spot here.
It’s important to me that we are a good fit and that is why I wish to hear about you – your background, struggles, dreams and goals – before I take you on as a student.
I only take on a few students at a time so that I can really give you the time and support you deserve.
If, after I’ve read your introduction, I feel that we could be a good match, I will contact you to set up a pre-session where we meet and talk online. This session will be free of charge and without any obligations. It’s a chance to get to know each other, for me to hear you play, and to see what mindful drumming can teach you about your gift as a musician.
I look forward to hearing from you…