availability and prices

We have new availability!

Prices:

£14.50 for a 30 minute at the studio lesson

£29 for a hour at the studio lesson

We are going cashless! Online payments by bank transfer or PayPal must be made on or before the lesson. Block booking/payments can be arranged please contact. 

Please refer to signed terms and agreement for our payment policy

Current Promotion 

Refer a friend! Your friend can receive 50% off their first lesson and you can receive 50% off your next lesson.

Cancellation policy:

Please understand cancellations must be notified 48 hours before the lesson otherwise there will be a 50% charge. (50% will be refunded back to you)

Availability

Lessons at Milne Drum Tuition are available to book:

Monday-Saturday: 8:00am- 8:30pm

We have recruited new teachers, get in touch to find out about our increased availability!

Saturday: Rising Stars and Brunel Brass Academy (Brass Band) 9:00-11:00 (Currently postponed)

Lessons at AWTS are available to book with Emma :Wednesday 4:30-7:30

Time slots:

There is currently a waiting list for some time slots so please book in advance if you wish to start your lessons. Lessons are booked for a weekly basis and you will be notified if that slot is free, for example if a student is away on holiday or wishes to take a break. 

Most time slots are full as we are looking to hire another drum teacher, if you are interested in applying, please click here

What can you learn?

At Milne Drum Tuition, we have designed a Foundation course that can be tailored with you in mind. This course will give you the foundation you need to build your skills, techniques and all-round playing ability. Intermediate and advanced tuition is also available. You can take Trinity College Long 2018 Rock and Pop grade books from Initial to Grade 8!

Foundation

It's important to build a solid foundation. If you are a complete beginner or have been playing before but never quite grasped the basics. Foundation lessons will give you a good understanding of the basic techniques and grooves.
  • 1/4 note (crotchet) grooves
  • 8th note (quaver) grooves
  • 16th note (semiquaver) grooves
  • 4/4, 3/4, 6/4, 12/8 time signatures
  • Stick grip
  • Shuffle rhythms
  • Triplets
  • Basic half and whole bar fills
  • Hand and feet co-ordination
  • Understanding song structure
  • Reading basic drum notation

Intermediate

  • Improving timing
  • Playing to a click
  • Rudiments
  • Genre studies: funk, reggae, jazz, indie, metal
  • Co-ordination development
  • Advanced reading and writing
  • Performance techniques
  • Improvisational skills 
  • Practice methods and techniques

Advanced

  • Odd time signatures
  • Displacement
  • Advanced rudiments
  • Latin and Latin funk
  • Afro-cuban styles
  • Advanced reading and writing
  • Linear phrases
  • Advanced techniques
  • Four way limb co-ordination
  • and much more!

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