Paul Barretta - drum teacher

Paul Barretta

Drum lessons in Croydon, Greater London, UK

£40 per hour
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Drum lessons at your home or school – Experienced drummer – CRB checked – School affiliate/SEN governor

Hi, my name’s Paul and I’ve been playing drums and percussion for over 35 years. I have played in many different types of bands playing all styles of music from Big Band Jazz to Rock and currently play with two bands as well as dep for other drummers. I have recording credits on albums and extensive experience in recording studios.

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

Drum Kits, play-along CDs, percussion

I do home visits (mobile tutor)

I can travel (up to): 60 mins

Travel expenses: £0

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

DBS date: Current

Experience and Qualifications

I have a special interest in teaching those new to drumming or percussion and specialise in teaching children and adults with Special Educational Needs. Being the father of a special needs boy, I see first hand the benefit and enjoyment gained through learning an instrument like the drums. I have taught groups of SEN children in Croydon schools and am a school governor with responsibility for SEN and Cared for Children and am fully CRB checked.

Prices & Options

Standard hourly rate: £40

Further pricing details: Lessons are available in 30 or 60 min slots Monday to Saturday (Saturdays - fortnightly).
Discounts available for:
- up front block bookings*
*Minimum bookings apply - please contact me for further details

Normally lessons take place either at pupils' homes or their school (with prior arrangement with the Head Teacher).

Member of internationally recognised Drumsense teaching programme (

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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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