Halifax - Drums Lessons

Music Lesson Centre

Lesson Centre Locations > Nova Scotia > Halifax

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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 - Drums music lessons in Halifax

Ben Ross (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Ben studied percussion privately and at Dalhousie University. He has been playing since 1993 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. Their 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. They also spent a year studying drum kit with Don Vickery at Humber College in Toronto. Lessons with Clare are $24 per 30 minute lesson.

Patrick Murphy - Drums music lessons in Halifax

Patrick Murphy (Drums) Registration Request
Online Lessons: No

Patrick is a prolific drummer in the Halifax music scene, playing regularly with Willie Stratton, Arsoniste and Pillow Fite among others. He has travelled the world to learn from and study with some of the best players in the business, including Benny Greb, Richard Spaven and Jojo Mayer. Patrick is comfortable in many different styles with over 18 years of experience behind the kit and focuses on teaching freedom and musical expression on the drums. His rate for a 30 minute private lesson is $24.