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Playing fast around the drums is one thing. But to play music, to play with people for others to listen to, that’s something else. That’s a whole other world.

Tony Williams

Our drum tuition covers all ages from complete beginners to advanced players and the student can never be too young or old to get started.

Lessons are tailored to the student and their specific goals to ensure positive progress. All styles are covered from contemporary Pop, Rock, Funk, Jazz, Latin and World Rhythms. In addition, note values, sight-reading, time-keeping, compound time signatures and working with click tracks and sequencers.

Whether the student is looking to Jam with Daft Punk, Get Down with James Brown, play Cool Jazz with Miles Davis or Rock Out with AC DC, anything is possible once enrolled. Drumming can help improve concentration and coordination, boost self-confidence, relieve stress, aid relaxation and improve verbal, perceptual, numeric, spatial & motor skills.

You can get a little taste of our drum lessons below and see who will be taking the lessons.

Your drum teachers

Lauren Kosty - Drums and Percussion

Lauren Kosty

The captain of the BMA ship. Lauren’s talent and passion for teaching really are something to behold. She is both a Bachelor and Master of music from her studies in the USA and we’re very lucky that she has now chosen London to set up shop and further her career.

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Anna Mylee - Drums and Piano

Anna Mylee

Anna really is the complete musician! Having moved to the UK from Belgium to study, then on the USA and beyond. Thankfully for us, she is now back in London and passing on her wealth of knowledge and skills to our lucky students.

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Kind words from our current students...

David - Testimonial



I have really enjoyed being taught by Anna. She makes the lessons fun and is super enthusiastic. She prepares my lessons well and has been really helpful with my rudiments and tempo.
Anango Testimonial



I am drumming to Jazz music with Lauren and it is great fun. Lauren is a wonderful teacher who makes the lessons very enjoyable. I love the classes and have been listening to and playing a lot of different songs. Thank you, Lauren.

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If you have any questions or queries about our lessons or want to sign up, please let us know and we’ll be happy to help.