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Frequently Asked Questions
LEARNING TO PLAY THE DRUMS
Should I buy a drum set before starting lessons?
You will unquestionably want to purchase or rent an instrument for your child to have at home. For drumsets, we can help you with the right choice for a good home instrument within your budget. Electronic sets are great as they allow the student to practice at home without rocking the house down! Headphones can be used by the student at home.
How long does it take to learn the drums?
There is no fixed answer of how long it takes to learn to play the drums. With constant practice, a basic level of playing can be achieved in a few months. Most of our students take drum lessons on a long term basis because they want to be continually improving and they find the music lessons inspiring.
Is drumming easy to learn?
The drums are as challenging or as easy as almost any other instrument to play. You need to invest time and energy into studying the instrument if you want to get skilled and if you want to start playing with other musicians.
Can you teach yourself drums?
You can teach yourself drums if you have the commitment, self-control, and enthusiasm to practice. There are many instructional videos and books that you can get your hands on. You can learn the basics of drums in the space of a few weeks.
What is the easiest song to play on drums?
- Michael Jackson – Billie Jean.
- Green Day – Wake Me Up When September Ends.
- The Rolling Stones – Honky Tonk Woman.
- The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army.
- Bon Jovi – Livin On a Prayer.
- AC/DC – Highway to Hell.
- Nirvana – Come As You Are.
- Muse – Starlight.
How long will it take to learn the drums?
For every hour spent in drum lessons, you should spend two practising on your drum pad. With dedication, discipline and work, you will be able to learn the drums reasonably fast – say, 10 to 12 months to become skilled, and about 18 months to 2 years to get really professional.
How long of a lesson should I take?
For children 5 to 9 years old, a 45 minute musical lesson is sufficient. For studnets 9+ years and students who have specific musical goals such as playing in orchestra, a full 1 hour lesson is a better investment. For any advanced players a 1 hour lesson is highly recommended.
Do I need my own instrument?
Can we split a 60 minute lesson into two lessons?
If you have two students wanting to learn, we are able to divide a 60 minute lesson into two 30 minute lessons.
What happens if I leave for 2 months and come back?
If you are leaving for 30 days or longer, you have the option of holding your time and teacher for when you return by paying your normal monthly tuition.You may also withdraw completely and re- register when you return, however your time and teacher may not be available.
Do you accept the government’s Creative Kids Voucher?
Currently we are only accepting Creative Kids Voucher in NSW. We hope to accept the government voucher in other states soon.
Do I need to travel anywhere for my lessons?
We will come to your home, meaning you don’t have to fight traffic to get to after school lessons.
How can we access the MyMusicStaff student portal?
You can visit https://app.mymusicstaff.com/ to log into the student portal. Email us at email@example.com to get your login details.
Is my child too young to start music lessons?
How old should my child be to begin music lessons?
Children as young as five can begin learning their instrument and basic music theory.
We are very experienced in tutoring young children who are complete beginners, and have all the patience and personality needed to engage your child and give them best start in their musical journey.
Is a 45 minute lesson too long for my child?
In our 45 minute lessons, we are able to cover music theory, technical skills alongside the songs we teach. These important aspects of musical education are often skipped over in 30 minute lessons.
How do I know my child is progressing ?
To keep our students learning and progressing, we use the Musical Ladder system. Every 3 months our students take a test with their teacher to make sure they are absorbing the material in the lessons and making progress. Our students love this system as they get to earn cool colourful wristbands and certificates as well as trophies for their achievements! Our teachers also will take the time to conference
What happens if I ( my child ) gets sick and can’t make a lesson one day?
We have group make up classes on the weekend, that are age and level appropriate. You can sign up online for as many as you would like and the make up never expires, meaning you can take the make up class a week or 2 months later.
What are your teachers qualifications?
We are highly experienced in teaching students of all ages and skill levels, and have completed the relevant exams that allow us to teach. All teachers have undertaken a government certified “Working with children” police check.
BOOKING A LESSON
How does booking lessons work?
We offer weekly lessons, scheduled at the same time each week, with your teacher. Our lessons run throughout the school terms.
How frequently do I need to pay for lessons?
Students have the option of paying per month or term. Invoices are sent to students on a termly basis, so please let us know if you prefer monthly billing.
How does the payment work?
We ask all students to pay via direct debit or credit card. Our teachers will not accept cash. Lessons are prepaid to guarantee your placement.
Why Should You Take Drum Lessons?
Music Lessons Academy offers drum lessons that are easy to comprehend so you can play the drums as you have always dreamed of.
You also don’t have to stress as we do one on one teaching as opposed to having it in a group class. We are specialised in saxophone lessons, piano, guitar, bass, singing, and violin lessons.
Take your initial lesson with our private drum academy to see the difference in our teaching methods.
Our drum lessons are well thought out and professionally developed because we believe that a structured methodology will allow you to witness your progress efficiently and prompt you to complete your drum practice diligently.
Location is no problem, as our online drum lessons classes are also developed to make sure we give the proper focus and dedication to any of our students.
We have been giving fun and interesting private music lessons to many kids and students of all ages all across Australia.
Drum Lessons Australia teaches all modern instruments disciplines including guitar lessons, bass lessons, playing the drums, piano, singing lessons, violin lessons, percussion lessons, guitar singing in a fun and relaxed environment for years now no matter the genre you are into, for all ages and levels.
Our skilled music school teachers will work with you one on one to learn to perform the type of music you prefer.
Whether you want to play music, sing, study the drums, or study Rock pop, piano guitar, we have you covered. We welcome Sydney drum lessons to learners of all ages and playing skill levels at home or online.
Music Lessons Academy is the perfect location to learn as a music student with our drum teachers who specialise in teaching students percussion instruments, string and piano lessons all over Australia.
We are available to come to teach you in your home. Please feel free to email us so we could allocate you with our next best available teacher. Your qualified drum teacher instructs drum lessons in most parts of Australia founded on talent and equipped with an exceptional drumming program.
Our music teachers train the drums with technique and development. We assure you that your drum training is worth it. Drum Lessons Australia even gives the first lesson at half the tuition price. Email us today to know more!
Drum Lessons Australia are always searching for students to learn and enrol into their musical adventure with us, both at home, with a drum teacher, promoting to play rock drumming lessons or just the art of drumming to learn the basics.
Your drum tuition in Drum Lessons is as significant as connecting with different school activities. There are infinite lifelong lessons and benefits you can get if you are introduced to drumming, music education and all.
If you are an adult student, you could also consider drum lessons a workout! You’ll lose a lot of calories just by training with a private tutor as all of your arms and legs will be working at the same time.
Each lesson brings a new understanding of your musical adventure, handed over by your trained teachers. Your tutor is adaptable and could handle any music instrument lessons you see yourself taking.
For the beginner, in-home lessons, one on one private tutoring, even online practice lessons are officiated by a designated teacher. For seasoned learners looking to get started with their drum lessons, we have the right method for you. With drum lessons, our lessons are open for any abilities of any age.
You don’t have to worry about going to the studio as we will come to your house or we could do teaching online.
We have open tutor classes for rock learning, jazz classes, blues, and many more. All in the comfort at your home in Australia
Learn to Play the Drums – If you’ve always wanted to learn the drums this course is for you. Enrol now and I’ll see you on the inside!
This course will turn you from being a drumming novice into a drumming expert.
The lectures provide step by step instruction to suit everyone and cover skills that are both basic and advanced.
The lectures contain exercises that I have learnt, use and teach in my career as a professional drummer and tutor.
By the end of the course you will be a proficient drummer. All you need to do is to pay attention to the lectures, be patient and devote some practice time to the exercises shown in the course.
You’ll have life long access to the all the videos with a 30 day money back guarantee so you have nothing to lose.
Lectures are being added all the time so the course is constantly getting bigger and better.
Who this course is for:
Anyone interested in playing the drums!
For beginners, intermediate and advanced drummers
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