DrumWise is a drum tuition company that was established in 2004, offering one-off or weekly one-to-one drum tuition for all ages and abilities. Private lessons take place at the DrumWise studio in Maidstone and termly in schools throughout Kent. To date, our youngest student started lessons aged 4 and our oldest is still drumming at 95!
There is no need to block book or pay for multiple lessons as we offer a pay as you learn service. One off lessons are available for beginners that want to see if drumming is for them or more advanced players who want to brush up on their skills.
The content of lessons is tailored to the individual's requirements which includes following the DrumWise syllabus, learning different styles of drumming, improving technique and working towards Duke of Edinburgh Awards (DofE) and Rockschool graded exams.
Our tutors are highly experienced teachers and players that are fully CRB/DBS checked and can offer advice to students about everything related to drumming. Our unique DrumWise syllabus includes worksheets, song transcriptions and original backing tracks which are available for free to all DrumWise students through our password-protected Student Area
The DrumWise studio in Otham, near Maidstone, is a purpose built, sound-proofed, air conditioned drum studio that is the best teaching facility in the area, with a waiting area with free WiFi. Subject to availability, lessons are given 7 days a week and throughout the school holidays and can be booked easily on our Booking Page at a time that suits you.
DrumWise teaches at primary & secondary schools throughout Kent and can help with preparing and recording students' GCSE Music solo and ensemble pieces. A drum kit or percussion instruments can be leant to a school that wishes to have drum lessons but does not currently have the equipment. To apply for school lessons or to arrange a free drum demonstration at your school please Contact Us or for more information visit our Schools Page
We offer free advice to students about purchasing new drum kits, cymbals and drum sticks and can help put you in touch with the right shop. We also offer a drum kit maintenance, set up, tuning and repair service.
DrumWise puts on an annual concert where our students have the opportunity to play on stage in front of an audience, including their family and friends. For details about the next concert please get in touch.