Frequently Asked Questons
Q: Do I need a drum-set to start?
A: No. The first month or so of lessons can be done with a pair of sticks and a practice pad. After that, a drum-set will be necessary.
Q: Do you sell drums?
A: No. However, I will be there to advise you as you go through the process of purchasing a drum-set.
Q: Is there an alternative to traditional drums that are really loud?
A: Yes. Digital drums are a much quieter, affordable option.
Q: Do I need experience to start?
A: No. Experience is not necessary to start learning to play.
Q: Am I too old to start drumming?
A: No. I have a student who is 80 years old and doing great. It is never too late to start.
Q: How young do students start?
A: 7 years old is a good time to start lessons, but some kids start even younger.
Q: How often are lessons and for how long?
A: Lessons are 30 minutes on a weekly basis.
Q: How long does it take to get good at drums?
A: If someone really works hard, they can get decent in about 6 months.
Q: How much is a student supposed to practice?
A: I recommend short spurts of practice for 5 to 10 minute intervals for effective absorption of the material and improvement.
Q: Is there an enrollment fee?
A: No. Never.
Q: Is there a contract to sign?
A; No. Never.