About Us


Elephant Drums LogoOur drum kit lessons are designed to give the student a thorough understanding of contemporary drumming. We are not tied to any corporate or commercial entities with pressures that conflict with the learning needs of our students.  Our business model is simple: we just provide high quality, friendly, flexible drum tuition at an affordable price.

Drumming at Elephant Drums StudioOur teachers are full-time professionals with impressive drumming cvs and a massive wealth of teaching experience.  They are always enthusiastic and encouraging to the students and work hard to provide a truly personalised tuition service.

Our studios are conveniently located close to public transport links.  Find out more about our locations. We also provide drum lessons at other studios in Greater London and beyond via our partners in the Drum Teacher Network.

We also have a home tuition service where our mobile teachers provide drum lessons at the student’s home, workplace or school.

How the drum lessons work:

Emphasis is placed on practical musical application and the exploration of a wide variety of genres, techniques and stylistic interpretations.  Students can personalise their course of study to suit their needs or choose to follow a set series of drum lessons (which is recommended for beginners).

Topics commonly covered include: Drum kit in the studio

  • Groove playing
  • Coordination and independence
  • Time feel development
  • Aural perception
  • Concepts and thought processes
  • Drumming within the context of a band
  • Drum kit set-up and maintenance
  • Dynamics and expression
  • Reading and writing drum notation
  • If you have any questions about learning drums please read the faq page or contact us.

    Drum Lessons and Courses:

    Give It A Go

    IconTry out drumming by taking advantage of the ‘Give It A Go’ introductory discount offer – book an introductory lesson using the discount code

    Stress-Beaters

    Get part-sponsored or fully sponsored by your workplace to pay for drum tuition. Drumming beats work stress and unlocks creativity, whilst helping to stay happy, healthy and active.  Find out about Stress-Beaters drumming tuition packages.

    Gift Vouchers

    Drumming tuition also makes a fantastic gift for exisiting and new drummers.  Whether a friend, colleague or relative is a total beginner or has been drumming for years, Elephant Drums tuition gift vouchers are an ideal present.

    Band Workshops

    JamSocial

    Band skills workshop and social event.

    JamSocial

    Band Builder

    Band masterclasses.

    Band Builder