Jack Manktelow - Drum Teacher Leeds

Jack Manktelow

Drum lessons in Allerton Bywater, Castleford

£35 per hour
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Qualified, experienced drum teacher based in Leeds. Having been a successful touring and teaching drummer for over a decade, I can provide both new and experienced drummers with the skills and motivation they need to reach their musical goals.

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

Roland electronic drum kit; Music Stand; Drum Sticks; Headphones.

I do home visits (mobile tutor)

I can travel (up to): 1 hour (student must have their own drum kit)

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

DBS date: February 2020

Experience and Qualifications

I have experience teaching drummers of almost all ages and skill levels, helping them to develop key musicianship skills, a great passion for their instrument and further their career prospects through performance experiences and Rockschool/Trinity examinations. Through my tutoring, my students have achieved a 100% exam pass rate, more than 80% of which were Merit or Distinction level. I have mainly worked in secondary and primary schools teaching drum students and leading school Percussion Groups. I currently work at 3 local Primary school in Leeds, where I teach drum kit lessons, percussion groups and a multi-instrument orchestra.

I personally began learning Drums at the age of 11 and throughout my drumming career, I have earned certificates in Rockschool Drums Grades 1, 3, 6 and 8 - all at Distinction level. Most recently, I earned my Rockschool Music Performance Diploma.

I have performed professionally at various functions in multiple bands all over the UK and supported bands such as Ocean Colour Scene and Maximo Park at venues such as Millennium Square and Leeds & Reading Festival.

Prices & Options

Standard hourly rate: £35

Further pricing details: First hour-long lesson for half price (£15)
Lessons are booked in 1-month blocks in advance. Any cancellations on my part that cannot be rescheduled will be refunded. If the student cancels a lesson and cannot reschedule, I will send a 20-30 minute long video lesson.

Testimonials and References

"Jack is a patient and encouraging teacher. Lessons are balanced with both fun and challenge. He is an extremely talented drummer, and is passionate about sharing his skill with others. I would highly recommend Jack to others" - Leanne M, student

“My son has been getting on very well, as it’s his first few weeks, the tutor has been helpful and patient with him. Was pleased to hear from my son that the lessons are fun, learns new pieces and always looks forward to the next lesson. Personally, I think this tutor is fantastic, my son has progressed immensely. Thank you!” - Ataulhaq S, parent

“Jack has been excellent at motivating my son and keeping him enthusiastic about playing the drums. He also steered him through the rock school grade 3 exam with a merit! Thanks Jack!” - Veena M, parent

“Jack is a really good tutor, he goes into everything you need to know and explains it really well rather than briefly explaining, I’m only 2 lessons in and can honestly say I’m happy with the outcome so far” - Kieran W, student

“Jack is an excellent teacher. He works my son hard, compliments him and gets a lot out of him in a short space of time. Any requests I have as a parent he carries out immediately. Very encouraging and am sure he is really capable of giving my son who is on grade 6 the extra support and top tips to get him to a very secure and high level of playing.” - Caroline B, parent

“Jack is very reliable and dedicated and my son enjoys his teaching very much. My son passed his grade 3 Trinity drum exam in only 3 months under Jack’s great tuition! Many thanks!” - Abi W, parent

"Despite an exceptional ability, he has demonstrated patience, professionalism and is the embodiment of the word role model. He has taken on some peripatetic teaching and inspired a new generation of percussionists at Temple Moor" - Adam B (Programme Leader for Music at Temple Moor High School)

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