Orange County, California Drum Lessons
Our students of all ages and levels love their drum lessons on Zoom and in person
Private Lessons—Now Also Offered via Zoom!
We offer a wide variety of drum lessons or percussion lessons. Most of our students learn on a drum kit. We typically do not start drum lessons before age 8 as students need to be able to reach both the pedal and the cymbals. We do have some younger students but suggest they come in for a trial drum lesson to see if they are big enough to get started.
Drum lessons are taught on drum kits in our studios but students are able to get started practicing at home on practice pads before purchasing or renting a drum kit. Our drums lessons stress proper technique so students become good drummers quickly. Our drum instructors have university or college training and are active performers. Private drum lessons are available in 30 minute, 45 minute and 1 hour lengths.
“I started drum lessons 6 months ago at Irvine School of Music. I had never had a lesson before but had played for a year or so prior to starting. I am very happy that I chose Irvine for my drum lessons. First of all-the staff is always friendly and helpful-and allowed me to come in during the week and practice on the drum set at no charge. Secondly, my instructor Ben has been outstanding. This young man first of all is an outstanding player and certainly understands what it takes to be a good drummer. He was very instrumental in showing me how to keep good time on the metronome and how this is a drummer’s main role. He also had much patience and was always encouraging as well as showing me how to break down things that were complicated to me. Also-he allowed me to bring in some material that I was interested in- and showed me how to try and master these beats. I actually think after these lessons that with continued practice-I can play drums with a band and hold my own. In summary- I had an a great experience with the Irvine School of Music and Ben in particular made that happen. I would recommend him and Irvine School of Music for anyone looking to learn a musical instrument. “
– Jack Looney, Adult Drum Student