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 instructor at Knox Music Studios is:

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is a freelance drummer from Knoxville, TN. He is currently a student at UTK studying jazz drum set performance under Keith Brown. Joe is involved in various local recording projects and plays regularly with bands that cover a wide variety of genres. He also has developed a passion for teaching and passing on the knowledge that his teachers have provided him.

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


112 S. Northshore Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37919

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