Cardiff Drums 
Ian Poole, Drum Tutor Tel: 029 2052 0917
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The Studio

Drum Kit

Drum Kit

Lessons for all abilities

All aspects of drum kit are covered - if you are new to the Drums, we can cover all of the basics and get to know the instrument. For those who are more experienced, we can develop your existing skills by fine tuning your technique, and intrducing many new styles of music and culture to take your skills to the next level.

Booking a Drum Lesson

Lessons are £28 for one hour or £15 for a half hour slot, and take place in the Studio - so no kit is required. Lessons are paid for as the student has them and the majority of the lessons take place between 5.00pm and 7.30pm during weekdays, and between 11.00am and 1.00pm on a Saturday. No initial study materials are required for the lessons, as these will be provided - although a pair of sticks would be handy! As the student progresses, certain books and CDs will need to purchased.

Working towards a goal helps with focus, so when you are ready we can discuss graded exams. Rockschool and Trinity exams are available, grades 1-8. Some students progress through the Rockschool examination programme which can be used towards UCAS points. Others use the lessons as a way to improve on their existing skills, to explore new styles and types of music and all of them gain a sense of achievement from their efforts.

I teach in a fully equipped teaching studio with recording and playback facilities, and countless reference materials are utilised included CDs, DVDS and reading texts. Some of these include: Drumsense Volumes 1 & 2, Groove Essentials 1 & 2, Funkifying the Clave, Essential Styles, Syncopation, Creative Control and the Code of Funk.

Update: The studio has recently been updated with state-of-the-art equipment including Roland TD30 pads and module, Roland Octopad SPD 30 plus the Porter & Davies "Gigster" tactile monitoring system and Apple computers.

Drum Kit