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Mr Noel Watson Drumtech Diploma, B.A Hons
Mr Noel Watson Drumtech Diploma, B.A Hons

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Trinity/Rockschool Grade 8
Drumtech London - Diploma in Music 1996.

Professional drum teacher/drummer for 18 years,including 8 years in London.

Toured all over the world.

Active drummer and clinician, 3 fully equipped (2 kits /p.a. etc)teaching studios in S. Wales-Cardiff, Newport and Chepstow.

CRB checked and MU member.
Instruments: Drums/Percussion - Drum Kit, Timbales, Congas, Bongos, Djembe, Bodhran
Genre/Style(s): Rock
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


I have 18 years full time teaching experience in universities, colleges, music shops, youth centres, music studios and schools-over 20,000 one to one lessons given.

Drum Kit pupils have 148 graded exam passes at grades 1-8.

Many pupils are now drum teachers themselves.

A professional drummer/drum teacher based in South Wales, I've played drums for a long time, more than 31 years - been professional for 18 years.

Currently you'll find me teaching drums at Only Drums Aloud Studio Central Cardiff, Only Drums Aloud, Newport, Hannah's Music Shop Chepstow and as a visiting teacher for Cardiff Music Service.

As well as one to one drum kit tuition I also teach post Grade 8 and Degree level courses, Afro-Latin percussion (one to one and classes) , Rock Band and Songwriting workshops.

As a freelancer I also play a lot of shows every year covering a wide spectrum of music.

Love vintage drums and enjoy repairing and renovating old kits as well as building my own custom drums

Enjoy Rudimental style snare drumming and enjoy learning and teaching old calls and demonstration pieces from the Napoloenic and American Civil War eras.

Currently learning Bodhran and Djembe

Contact Noel

Address: I have 3 teaching studios in central Cardiff (next to John Lewis) Newport (near Cenotaph) and the High St in Chepstow.
Glamorgan (South)
Phone: 01633 420112
Mobile: 07952 949 952
Fee (60 minutes): £25.00
Fee (30 minutes): £12.00

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