Drum Lessons Melbourne

Learn drums or enhance your skills with leading Melbourne instructors. Whether you’re just starting out or an accomplished musician, our lessons are tailored to enhance your skill levels and bring your drumkit-playing goals to life.

LEADING INSTRUCTORS

Curated from leading Australian universities, our instructors bring diverse musical backgrounds to their teaching. This real-world expertise ensures a dynamic learning experience for our students.

QUALITY EQUIPMENT

Experience the joy of playing drums with premium instruments. During lessons you’ll have access to our high-quality drum kit at our Hawthorn campus. 

QUALITY EQUIPMENT

Immerse yourself in a fusion of musical traditions and cutting-edge technology at our studios, where classical sheet music is integrated with advanced software and equipment. It’s the best of both worlds.

MELBOURNE DRUM LESSONS

Book Your Melbourne Drum Lesson Today

Bring your musical potential to life with our highly experienced drum teachers. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced drummer, our accomplished and passionate instructors are ready to guide you. Start playing the music you love with personalised lessons tailored to your skill level. For new students, we offer your first lesson free, which runs for 30 minutes. Enter your details below, and we’ll contact you to organise a time that works for you.

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What types of drums do we teach?

Learning to play the drums is a thrilling journey into the music world. Playing drums can produce a wide range of sounds and opens up possibilities for exploration and creativity. Learning and experimenting with various styles and beats can transform simple songs into a completely different feel. 

 

Explore different styles of drum kit playing that best reflect your musical tastes, including:

Jazz Drums

Immerse yourself in the soulful sounds of jazz, learning chord progressions, improvisation, and harmony from our exceptional jazz drum instructors.

 

Modern Drums

Love contemporary music? Our modern drum lessons will equip you with the practical skills and techniques to play across genres that most resonate with you.

Why Choose Michael Avery School of Music?

As a leading provider of guitar lessons in Melbourne, instructors at the Michael Avery School of Music are dedicated to the art of music. Whether classically trained or having performed with modern music icons, you’ll be working with a drum teacher who is passionate about sharing the joy of playing a musical instrument. From modern drum lessons, pop drum lessons, jazz drum lessons to rock drum lessons, you’ll have access to instructors with real-world experience and a variety of teaching styles to suit your needs best.

Whether you are just starting drum lessons or want to work with a highly experienced drum teacher to meet performance goals or create your own music, our private drum lessons in Melbourne (Hawthorn), cater to every type of learner.

Whatever your musical goals, our drum lessons are designed to suit everyone, from beginners through to those pursuing advanced learning techniques.

Meet Your Melbourne Guitar Teachers

Tom Mansfield

Tom Mansfield, an established musician and passionate music teacher, is the Head of Guitar at Michael Avery School of Music. He has been with us since 2015, blending his Jazz guitar education, solo and group performances (including Melbourne’s 30/70) with a decade of teaching experience. He emphasises personalised guitar theory, technique and repertoire within a relaxed yet goal-oriented learning environment.

  • Instrument: Guitar

  • Qualifications: BMus, Monash University

  • Courses: Contemporary, Jazz, Classical

  • Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

  • Ages: Children, Teenagers, Adults

  • Availability: Mon-Wed (Malvern), Thurs (Hawthorn)

Sorcha Albuquerque

Hailing from Perth, WA, Sorcha Albuquerque is a WAAPA graduate and Michael Avery School of Music’s Jazz Guitar virtuoso. Collaborating with industry luminaries, she’s graced prestigious stages globally. Sorcha is known for her original compositions and teaches guitar, focusing on contemporary, jazz, and classical styles.

  • Instrument: Guitar

  • Qualifications: BMus, WAAPA

  • Courses: Contemporary, Jazz, Classical

  • Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

  • Ages: Children, Teenagers, Adults

  • Availability: Tue-Wed (Hawthorn), Thurs (Malvern)

Max Villella

Max Villella, an Australian guitarist, composer, and improviser, celebrates the richness of Australian music through diverse styles. Max holds a BMus from Melbourne University and is well-versed in Contemporary, Pop, Jazz, and Blues. Max welcomes students of all ages and levels by offering guitar lessons in contemporary and jazz styles.

  • Instrument: Guitar

  • Qualifications: BMus, Melbourne University

  • Courses: Contemporary, Jazz

  • Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

  • Ages: Children, Teenagers, Adults

  • Availability: Tue/Fri/Sat (Malvern), Wed/Thu (Hawthorn)

FAQS - Guitar Lessons Melbourne

Whether you’re a beginner or looking to expand your musical journey, learning to play guitar is a rewarding experience. At Michael Avery School of Music, our personalised lesson plans cater to electric and acoustic guitar enthusiasts. Choosing between the two depends on your preference; some find learning electric guitar easier due to its lighter strings and versatility, while others enjoy the acoustic’s simplicity and portability.

No need to bring your guitar if you can’t travel easily with it. We provide instruments for in-person Melbourne guitar lessons, ensuring you have everything you need to dive into your musical journey. Our goal is to make learning convenient and enjoyable for you, whether you’re a complete beginner or a seasoned player seeking to enhance your skills.

Yes, we have embraced the digital age with our online guitar lessons! Perfect for those with busy schedules or remote locations, our virtual studies offer the same quality instruction as in-person sessions. Enjoy the flexibility of learning from the comfort of your home while receiving expert guidance tailored to your musical goals.

Wondering about live performance opportunities? We encourage and support our students in showcasing their talents on stage. Whether it’s a small gathering or a more formal setting, our focus on music performance ensures you gain confidence and experience, turning your guitar skills into captivating live performances. You can learn more on our events page, or speak to your guitar teacher next time you attend your lessons.

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