Our drum instructors will teach rock, metal, jazz, funk, blues, and many other styles. Drum language can be complex and our instructors will challenge any drummer with a wide variety of technical exercises designed to improve your speed and comfort. All drummers may bring in their favorite drum parts to learn in their lessons and theory is encouraged. You do not have to purchase a drum kit to take lessons. Beginning students can learn with a drum pad and sticks for $25.00-$30.00. Students use our drum set at their lessons and do not have to bring anything except their drum sticks and a notebook. We also offer percussion lessons, which is a wonderful addition to any school band program, rock band, or worship band.
What’s The #1 Reason to Study the Drums at The Academy?
Our drum instructors are warm and friendly and get to know each student and parent on a personal level. We work with you to craft a lesson plan that fits your individual needs and the student’s favorite type of music. Whether you’re playing in local bands, a seven-year-old taking their first lesson, or a fifty-year-old returning to the drums after many years, we’ll set goals to achieve your musical aspirations.
What Styles of Drums Do You Teach?
We teach all styles, from rock, pop, jazz, and blues , and classical.
How Qualified Are Your Drum Instructors?
Our Drum Instructors are highly qualified with educational degrees from colleges such as McNally Smith, Hope, and Grand Rapids Community College. Some of our instructors have additionally completed performance tours of the US and have over 20 years of professional performance and teaching experience. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly, and strive to get to know each student and their parent on a personal level.
What Will I Learn From Drum Lessons at The Academy?
Our instructors challenge our students with wide-ranging technical exercises designed to improve speed and comfort. Drum language can be complex, and theory is encouraged. Students can bring in their favorite drum parts to learn in their lessons.
Do I Need to Purchase a Drum Kit to Learn the Instrument?
Definitely not.Our professional, soundproof drum lesson rooms in Grand Rapids are equipped with a drum kit for our students. Just bring your drum sticks and a notebook. Beginning students can practice at home with a drum pad and sticks for only $25-$30.
Is There a Good Drum Instructor Near Me?
We are conveniently located on 28th Street only 1 mile East from I-96 in the Cascade area (Get Directions). We currently serve students from all over the Greater Grand Rapids area. As we continue to grow, we are planning a 2nd location in the Jenison area. Follow our blog for more details.
Your cost is $30 / 30 minutes. We are very proud to bring you this quality of instruction at this low price. Lessons are available seven days a week, and scheduled once a week at the same time every week
For Drum Lessons in Grand Rapids
Take the next step, give us a call at 616-965-1655 now to grab a great lesson time as space is limited. Or you can email us, or request more info.
PRICING $30.00 / 30 minutes
Lessons are available seven days a week and scheduled once a week. A one-time registration fee is $30.
Lesson & Office Hours
Mon – Thurs. 9 am – 9 pm
Fridays 11 am – 7 pm
Saturdays 9 am – 5 pm
Sundays 1 am – 6 pm
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The Academy of Music in Grand Rapids serving musicians in the local area including:
Grand Rapids | Cascade | Forest Hills | Caledonia | Byron Center and more
IT’S EASY TO TAKE THE NEXT STEP:
Lessons are first come, first served, so contact us today to arrange your first lesson
Sign up is easy and parent-friendly, with helpful staff at the front desk seven days a week to serve you. Because we only offer lessons on a month-to-month basis, there are no large upfront payments, no complicated contracts, no annual material or performance fees, and no semester minimums.
Lessons are first come, first serve, so contact us today to arrange your first lesson! PRICING $30 / 30 minutes Lessons are available seven days a week, and scheduled once a week. A one-time registration fee is $30 (due only at time of registration).