Halifax - Drums Lessons

Music Lesson Centre

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6065 Cunard Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 1E6
Lesson Centre:Phone or Text (902) 496-6970
Store Phone: (902) 496-6900
Fax: (902) 423-0633

Lesson Centre Email: halifaxlessons@long-mcquade.com
Store Email: halifax@long-mcquade.com

Lesson Centre Hours
Monday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

This Location Offers:

Online Lessons

All Lessons

Private Lessons

Welcome to the Halifax music lesson centre, located at 6065 Cunard Street. We offer 18 well-equipped studios and a faculty of 25 engaging and dedicated independent music teachers. Our aim is to provide music lessons catered to the needs of each individual student We offer instruction in a wide range of instruments from piano and voice, to strings, percussion, and guitar. Whether you want to join a marching band, or start the prog-rock band of your dreams, call us on (902) 496-6970

Our Drums Teachers:

Al Resk - Drums music lessons in Halifax

Al Resk (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Al studied at the University of Miami along side world famous Joe Morello and the Paul Robson Toronto Percussion Program. He has played with or toured with legends Dutchy Mason, John Allan, Sam Moon, Mat Minglewood, Bucky Adams, The Werzels, Ice Capades, BB King Band, Eddie Richards Big Band, Johnny Manders Dixie Band, Canada Brass, and John Stockfish with Gordon Lightfoot. He is endorsed by Zildjian Cymbals and a member of the Vic Firth PTA Educational Team. Al founded the NS School Drumline Project and is the host of the NS Student Drum Festival, and is the Director of the semi annual Drum Camps held at Long&McQuade Halifax. He is currently the drummer for Terry Edmunds and travels to schools in Nova Scotia. He teaches private lessons at L&M Halifax branch in all styles electric or acoustic, as well as hand drums. His rate for a 1/2 hour private lesson is $29.00.

Ben Ross - Currently teaching in-person! - Drums music lessons in Halifax

Ben Ross - Currently teaching in-person! (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: Yes

Ben studied percussion privately and at Dalhousie University. He has been playing since1993 and has toured and recorded with Joel Plaskett, Matt Mays, Erin Costelo, Amelia Curran and others. Ben has been teaching music since 2006 and his rate for a half hour private lesson is $24.00.

Clare Macdonald - Drums, Percussion music lessons in Halifax

Clare Macdonald (Drums, Percussion) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Clare Macdonald is active in the Halifax music community as a percussionist and drum kit player. Her facility with multiple styles has led to work with a diverse list of groups and artists, including Hillsburn, Symphony Nova Scotia, Ria Mae, WAANTS, Meg Warren, Kim Harris, Catherine McClellan, and No It’s Fine. Clare studied music at Dalhousie University and is a proud former student of D’Arcy Gray, Tom Roach, and the late Jim Faraday. She also spent a year studying drum kit with Don Vickery at Humber College in Toronto. Lessons with Clare are $24 per 30 minute lesson.

Lindsay Beaver - Drums music lessons in Halifax

Lindsay Beaver (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Lindsay beaver was born in Halifax and attended Humber College. Shortly after graduation she began touring professionally as a band leading drummer/singer. As a result she has been touring for close to a decade all over the world. She has been nominated for a Juno award, two American Blues Music awards in ‘19 as well as won the Maple Blues Award for “Drummer of The Year” the same year for the release of her album, “Tough As Love” on American Blues Label, Alligator Records. She is also the first Canadian ever signed to Alligator Records in it's 50 year history. She held weekly residencies at Antone’s Blues Club in Austin, Texas until this year when she decided to return home to Nova Scotia. Lindsay also has a wide range of teaching experience having taught multiple instruments in master classes and Private lessons schools. She looks forward to being able to share her musical knowledge with everyone who wants to learn! Lessons with Lindsay are $24 per 30 minute lesson.

Nicolas Donovan - cURRENTLY TEACHING IN-PERSON LESSONS! - Drums music lessons in Halifax

Nicolas Donovan - cURRENTLY TEACHING IN-PERSON LESSONS! (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Nicolas Donovan is an up and coming drummer and recent graduate of the University of Toronto’s jazz performance program, where he studied and performed with some of Canada’s best. He can be heard playing alongside a wide variety of artists at venues and festivals across the country and beyond.Recently, Nick was mentioned as a notable new arrival in Toronto’s Wholenote magazine. He also received a grant and travelled to New Orleans to study with legendary drummer Johnny Vidacovich. His rate for a 30 minute lesson is $24.00.