Drum Tuition
Anglia Drum Centre supports drum tutors from all over the Norfolk and Suffolk areas, including all their students. In addition, we are proud to be affiliated with Back-Beat Drum Tuition based at Norwich Music Hub, Scotts Yard, Ber Street, Norwich.
We work together with drum teachers to help provide a reliable, efficient service, and to help students acheive their goals.
Recommended Tutors
Tom Eagle (Norwich Music Hub)

Tom is a 28 year old professional drummer, tutor and co-founder of Back-Beat Drum Tuition. He has been playing drums since the age of 10 and teaching since the age of 21. Tom teaches beginner to advanced players, as well as putting most students through the Rock school Syllabus, for which his students have gained a 100% pass rate. Many of his students go on to higher education, with past students attending Drumtech, Guilford Academy of Contemporary Music and Access to Music Colleges. As a player, Tom counts funk, reggae, world and jazz as his preferred styles. Tom currently plays drums†for Zimbabwean singer Anna Mudeka, is a busy freelance player and a member of the Vic Firth Education Team.

Contact Tom on: 01603 660527 or 07796 316600 or tomeagledrums@hotmail.co.uk
Stu Addison (Norwich Music Hub)
Professional drum tutor and co-founder of Back-Beat Drum Tuition. Teaches all playing styles to all ages and abilities, from beginners to advanced. Lesson plans are designed to fit the individuals needs and to ensure that everybody gets what they want from their lessons and that they eventually develop into the complete player.
- Fun and Informative drum lessons!
- One to one tuition in both 30 minute and 1 hour slots
- Teaching from the rock school drum lessons syllabus
- Entry to grade drum exams possible if required
- GCSE and A level exam preparation
- Current and clear police CRB check

Contact Stu on: 07790 666052 or www.drumtuitionnorwich.co.uk
Simon Dring (Norwich Music Hub)

Simon has been teaching drums professionally for 17 years and currently work at Norwich School where he gives about 20 lessons each week. Topics covered include technique, rudiments, coordination, music reading, improvisation, groove, timekeeping and kit maintenance/set-up. Styles taught include rock, pop, blues, funk, jazz, motown, world, hip-hop, R&B, show and many others. Many of my pupils have taken graded drum-kit exams from LCM and Rockschool syllabuses. A lot of them play in local gigging bands.

He offers one-to-one drum lessons at Norwich Music Hub. He covers all levels of players, from beginners to advanced, and all lessons are tailored to the individual's needs. MU Member and Full Enhanced CRB checked. Get in touch for details.

Contact Simon on: 07867 520331 or mail@simondring.co.uk  www.simondring.co.uk
Bob Fuller

Bob is a professional drummer, with over 25 years experience. He teachers all styles, from beginners to advanced. He teaches at our Gorleston premises on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Bob is also available to travel to pupil's houses, travels between the boundaries of Beccles and Caister, mainly teaching in Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft.

Contact Bob: 07850 575612
Henry Lascelles - Lascelles Rhythm School

State of the art teaching studio; acoustic and electronic drum-kits. All styles, all ages, all standards; for fun, exams or both (100% pass rate). Opportunities to play with other band instruments. Tuition from qualified, experienced professionals; private and small group lessons available.

Call 01508 571296 or 0797 675 4474 for info. Studio in Hethel, 15 minutes south of Norwich.
Pete Wright

Professionally teaching since 1997 Rockschool & Guildhall Grades 1 - 8. All ages & abilities catered for. All styles taught. Private Norwich city centre teaching studio and home tuition available upon request.
CRB checked.

Contact Pete on: 07824397851 or petewrightdrummer@hotmail.co.uk
Slim Harris

Slim Harris started to learn the drums from the age of 6 years attending regular drum lessons in the West of London during the 1960ís. Slim went on to be professional and is now an established drum tutor teaching for over 36 years both in schools and privately. He has taught many students over the years and is pleased that Steven Barney who was taught by Slim is now a world famous drummer.

Slim teaches all styles of modern drumming including Latin American, Big Band drumming, Modern Jazz and show work. Sight reading drum charts is included amongst rudimental technique. Slim teaches both match grip and guard grip and is currently Sergeant drum/bugle instructor for the 901 Marine Troop (associated to Royal Marines).

First introductory lesson is free. For more information call: 07957823227
Peter Davies

Pete has been a pro drummer since 1976. At his studio in Mendham, near Harleston in the Waveney valley he teaches a variety of styles, techniques and rudiments to beginners up to advanced levels.
"Teaching drumming, 'keep it simple, make it good'."

Contact Pete on: 01379 854439 or 07947491959 or petedrockin@hotmail.co.uk
Paul Wooden

Paul is an experienced player and teacher. He teaches from his own studio in Gorleston. He has a wide knowledge on all styles of playing.

Contact Paul on: 07952 828388
Gareth Trice

Gareth has over 14 years experience, and is a keen Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa fan. He is based in Suffolk and teaches a wide range.

Contact Gareth on - 07872 183294 or garethtrice@yahoo.co.uk
Rich Walker

Rich is based in Norwich, teaching a range of styles, transport so willing to travel. He has 17 years drumming experience and 8 years gigging experience. He teaches beginners to advanced levels.

Contact Rich on: 07738 612024 or 01603 300148
Robert Fenn

Robert Fenn is available to teach at student's residence or from his own private studio based in Norwich, Hellesdon. Registered Drumsense tutor and a qualified music educator he currently plays in three bands.

Contact Robert on: 01603492847 or 07818433417
John Owen

John is currently teaching in the Norfolk market town of Dereham and its surrounding area. John began playing drums in the summer of 1993 and over the years has played worldwide and in a variety of different musical settings, including Pop/Rock outfits, a variety of successful function bands, Brass, Wind and Marching bands and has also performed on TV and Radio.

John holds a degree in Music and is also a fully qualified secondary school music teacher, with experience of working in primary schools. John has been CRB checked and certified.

Contact John on: 07827 813655 or visit: www.johnowendrumtuition.co.uk
Tim Ward

Tim is based in Shropshire, teaching a range of styles. For full details of lessons, styles and more please check out Tim's website.

Contact Tim on: 01743 244 300 or timwardlivemusic@sky.com
Craig Bacon

Craig has been playing drums since the age of three, learning mostly by ear, playing to old records in his parents loft. He performed his first gig aged 11 and never looked back since, working hard and eventually becoming a professional musician. Craig conducts one hour private lessons personally structured around your level of playing. Superb brand new studio available for lessons in Friston, Suffolk.

Contact Craig on: 07752 627710 or 01728 633149
Kit Marsden

Kit has run a successful private teaching practice near Norwich, in Norfolk, for over five years now. He teaches drumkit and percussion students from beginner to advanced level, and has an excellent record of success with entries for the Rockschool and Trinity Guildhall graded exams at all levels. All his lessons are tailored to suit the aims and needs of individual students. He also teaches drumkit and percussion in local primary and secondary schools, doing both individual lessons, and group workshops, and has tutored the percussion section in local Youth Orchestras.

Contact Kit on: 07709 081198
www.manek.org.uk or email mail@manek.org.uk
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