Benjamin Spooner

Drum lessons in Harringay, London N4 1JX, UK

£30 per hour
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Professional north London drum tutor welcoming students of all ages and abilities.

I provide lessons on technical ability and stylistic understanding while encouraging creativity to allow the student to develop their own voice.

I am happy to prepare students for drum exams.

Levels taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I teach at a fixed location (studio)

Gretsch Catalina Jazz Kit.
Practice Pad.
Drum Sticks / Drum Rods / Drum Brushes.
CD Player / USB and Internet access for playing along with music.
Electric Piano for practice performing with another musician.
Various Percussion Instruments.
Drum work books - (including the Trinity Guildhall Exam Books Grades 1-8)

I do home visits (mobile tutor)

I can travel (up to): 90 Minutes

Travel expenses: Depends on location

I have a DBS Disclosure Certificate (What's this?)

DBS date: 31/10/2012

Experience and Qualifications

2015 Composing Music for Picture : Short Animation, London, UK

2014 Diverse Voices : Primary School Workshop, London, UK

Fred Light : Session Drummer, London, UK

Phoenix Tutors : Music Teacher, London, UK

2013 State of Play : Session Drummer / Band Member, London, UK

Group Music Workshop Sessions : Co-Music Workshop Leader, London, UK

Al Pascal Music : Music Teacher, London, UK

2012 Composing Music for Picture : Fashion Trailer / Fishing Documentary, London, UK

Fox Music School : Drum and Percussion Teacher, London, UK

The Buzzard Orchestral : Session Drummer, London, UK

2011 By the Bottle : Session Drummer, London, UK

Composing Music for Picture : Short Film, London, UK

Prices & Options

Standard hourly rate: £30

Further pricing details: £20 - 30 minutes
£30 - 60 minutes
£70 - 4 x 30 minute slots paid in advance
£100 - 4 x 60 minute slots paid in advance
(45 minute lessons are available upon request)

These prices are for lessons held at my home on a Gretsch Catalina Jazz kit and a Yamaha CP50 keyboard.

I am also more than happy to come to you for an extra fee depending on location.


Testimonials and References

“We couldn't have asked for a better teacher. Ben is very friendly, efficient and also flexible. I will highly recommend him for any one wanting to learn drums. Keep up the good work Ben!!”

Janaki - Amish & Amita

"Ben's a brilliant and motivating teacher.
You get to learn something different every lesson which makes it fun!"

Anthony & Matthew

“I couldn't be happier. They have learned so much, but it never feels like a lesson because of Ben's lovely nature and the easy manner that he has with the boys.”

Natalie – Sam & Harry

Listed in All Tutors, DBS / CRB Checked, Located at a drumming studio, Mobile Tutor (travels to student's home), References available

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