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Mr Matt Dowson
Mr Matt Dowson

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BA (Hons) Popular Music Studies. Leeds College of Music (1st Class Hons).
Post Graduate Certificate of Education. Teeside University.
Rockschool Grade 8 Drum Set.
London College of Music Popular Music Theory Grade 6.
Instruments: Drum Set
Digital Percussion.
Genre/Style(s): Rock
Hip Hop
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Matt holds a BA Hons 1st Class as a graduate of Leeds College of Music and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. He is fully DBS checked, insured and a Musicianís Union Member.

Matt has been performing and playing drums for over 12 years and teaching for over 5 years. During this time he has toured and performed with many artists and has performed in venues such as the Sage Gateshead, the Metro Radio Arena, Manchester Academy, The Cluny, and at the Tour De France Grand Depart amongst many others.

During Lessons With Matt You Will Learn About:
- Basic drumming techniques
- Warm ups, stick control and hand technique
- Musical expression and performance ideas
- Note and rhythm exercises
- Playing beats, rhythms and drum fills
- Playing as part of a band or along with your favourite bands/tracks

Matt covers all levels and styles with a student centred approach. Matt has specialisms in hand technique including the Moeller Technique. Can teach all styles with particular experience in the genres of: Pop, Rock, Metal, Pop Punk, Funk, Motown, Blues etc.

All elements of drumming can be covered including kit set up, tuning, technique, music theory, playing in bands and with other musicians, however lessons are tailored to each studentís interests and goals.

First lessons will usually consist of a brief chat about what experience a student has and what they would like to achieve. We will cover basic techniques and assess what to cover in future lessons.

Prices from £15.

Contact Matt

Address: Durham
Phone: 07521376256
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00

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