Sam Tempest

Drum lessons in Woodhouse, Leeds LS6 1, UK

£25 per hour
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Hi, I’m Sam! I’m a professional drummer based in Leeds LS6, performing nationally and internationally as part of multiple ensembles. I graduated from Leeds Arts University’s Popular Music Performance degree with 1st class honours, and I love both playing and teaching the drums. Please get in touch if you’re interested in taking lessons with me, or if you have any questions!

Lessons Tailored To Your Interests.
Wether you want to gain a strong, varied understanding of the drums, interact with graded music or develop your knowledge of a specific genre of music, developing your interests whilst having fun is at the forefront of every lesson with me.

Consistent Improvement.
Make real, trackable progress after every lesson. We work together to set achievable goals, such as advancing through drum grades, or learning your choice of musical style.

Have More Fun With Your Instrument.
Your instrument shouldn’t be a chore to play. My lessons inspire students to see drumming as a creative outlet, as well as a valued skill and possible career path.

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

Roland TD-17 KVX Drumkit with Superior Drummer 3.
Trinity Rock + Pop Drum Syllabus.

I do home visits (mobile tutor)

I can travel (up to): 10 minutes

Travel expenses: £5

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

DBS date: 09/04/23

Experience and Qualifications

- BMus Popular Music Performance, first class honours undergraduate degree (Leeds Arts University).

- QTS certified with formal teaching experience in instititions, as well as for group sessions and privately.

- 10 years experience playing the drums as part of original and function rock, pop, punk, ska/reggae, indie and folk ensembles.

- Performed both nationally and internationally across Europe. Recent notable performances include Boomtown Festival, Solfest, and the Malostranská Beseda, Prague.

- Well acquainted with the Trinity Rock and Pop drum syllabus and Rockschool drum grades. Better your drumming with my help whilst playing well-known songs from bands such as TOOL, Queen Of the Stone Age and Toto.

- Previously tutored by active performing and recording industry professionals Jason Huxtable (Maraca2, Los Angles Philharmonic) and Dave Benmore (The Itch).

Prices & Options

Standard hourly rate: £25

Further pricing details: Please get in contact with me to discuss block bookings at a 10% discount. I also offer half an hour lessons for £15.

Testimonials and References

Sam is an enthusiastic, knowledgeable teacher who displays great communication and understanding of the needs of students. He is hardworking and professional, and takes initiative in his work. He can inspire others to succeed and supports their goals. For these reasons I believe he will excel at the role. - Will S

I taught Sam from a beginner to grade 8 Rockschool graded drums, over a few years. I found Sam a very quick learner, due to effort and dedication he put in earning. He was one of my best pupils, like a natural. I always found Sam to be polite, friendly, with great sense of humour, he is patient to lean to perfection. I believe he would be a asset teacher. With knowledge of reading, playing at the highest levels. - David B

I am confident that Sam will offer excellent educational experiences. I have worked alongside him as a drum workshop leader and found him to be organised, enthusiastic, knowledgable and solution focussed. - Jason H

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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