Nicolas Py - drum teacher

Nicolas Py

Drum lessons in Acton, London, W3

£30 per hour
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Are you looking for one-on-one tuition in a comfortable and relaxed environment?

Whether the aim is to learn songs, join a band, learn to read music, or simply better themselves as a drummer, I will customise each lesson based on the desires of the student.


At the age of 23, Nicolas Py’s experience ranges from working with multi-platinum producer and MD Sarah De Courcy to touring the UK with indie band Spector, as well as playing and programming SPDS-X with critically acclaimed pop singer Moya and perfecting train beats and shuffles alongside country/blues/rock Sean Jackson.

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

Professional Drum Kit with all the gear required
Music Stand
Drum Books
Bass Amp/Guitar Amp

I do home visits (mobile tutor)

I can travel (up to): One Hour.

Travel expenses: To be arranged depending on location.

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

DBS date: 05 April 2017

Experience and Qualifications


Nicolas Py started playing drums at a very young age. His dad being a bass player and his mum a pianist, he was constantly exposed to music. Lessons began at age 7, with his interest growing from the age of 13 when he started studying with the excellent Christophe Rodrigues.

At the age of 16 Nicolas was playing in major festivals across France such as Le Jardin Du Michel, Les Enfants Du Jazz, Nancy Jazz Pulsations. Back then, Nicolas was studying with some of the French finest drummers such as Denis Palatin, Franck Agulhon, Loïc Pontieux and Damien Schmitt.

After winning a contest organized by Batterie Magazine in 2012, Nicolas got offered a scholarship to study at Tech Music School in London, where he graduated with a First Class Honors.


Drums and guitar teacher at Forte Arts: Designing and teaching private lessons to guitar and drum students, from 10-50 years old.

Private Teaching : Over 4 years of experience teaching kids and adults. I'm happy to teach all ages of all abilities.

Qualifications :

BMUS in Popular Music Performance, BIMM institute in London, 2013 - 2016

BTEC Popular Music Performance, Tech Music School in London, 2012-2013

Prices & Options

Standard hourly rate: £30

Further pricing details: Free 1/2 hour induction lesson with no obligation to commit.
Discount available for block bookings.

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