Drum and/or percussion lessons can be an enriching experience and will develop coordination and "time feel" (feeling the rhythm in music tastefully). Here are a few commonly asked questions:

Drum lessons are usually best to begin when the student can read and count proficiently, 7 or older.
All styles of percussion (often called "drums") can be accommodated. We will always start our drum students with fundamentals using a snare drum. With this method, students will learn proper drumstick technique and how to count rhythms accurately.
Not right away, but you'll need to at least get a snare drum (or a practice pad), snare stand, drumsticks and a metronome.

The drum instructors at Knox Music Studios:

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Asher

has earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Studio Music and Jazz, drum set. He has been teaching since 2008, is a music director at a local church, and performs regularly in the Knoxville area.

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Nolan

is pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Studio Music and Jazz, Percussion. He can be seen performing regularly in the Knoxville area with a variety of ensembles and has been teaching since 2009.

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Clayton

holds a BFA in Jazz Studios, is a certified K-12 teacher in Michigan, and is currently pursuing his Master of Music in Jazz Studies. He has been playing since 2002 and performs regularly in the Southeast and Midwest.

Contact us to inquire about availability with these great instructors!
You can start anytime with no long term contracts.