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Alan Watkiss - Drum Kit Teacher in Kingston-on-Thames/Richmond/Twickenham/New Malden/Wimbledon

Alan Watkiss Drum Kit Tuition Drum Kit Teacher (Kingston upon Thames)

Alan Watkiss Drum Kit Tuition Gold Member

  • Norbiton (KT1) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 26 Jul 2018
  • Sex: Male
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  • Professional Qualification BAhons degree in contemporary music. Also studied at Leeds College of Music.
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check I have taught drum-kit privately and in schools and colleges for 25 years
  • Professional Membership Musicians Union
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I have a broad and unbiased outlook to teaching.25 years experience.I am very friendly with excellent communication skills
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach Drum Kit.
Tell me about your qualifications.
BAhons degree in contemporary mucic.Also studied Leeds College of Music
What kind of experience do you have?
Vast playing experience in all areas of music.
Many years experience teaching drums in schools. Great communications skills.
How much do you charge?
£30 p/hour
£15 p/1/2 hour
Where do you teach?
I teach from home, but I can also visit pupils. I can travel up to 3 miles. I live in Kingston on Thames,Surrey (KT1 3NQ) close to Kingston and Norbiton stations.
When are you available?
I am currently free any time.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Children to adults, and beginners to advanced.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
If required students can take exams through Trinity/Guildhall School of Music,or Rock School.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Musicians Union
Where and with whom did you train?
Leeds College of Music, also from other profesional drummers.Vast playing experience in every area of music.Pop,Jazz,Funk,Latin,Reggae,Blues,some orchestral percussion.
Tell me about some of your current students.
All my pupils do well if they continue to stay in the music profession.100% pass rate in exams.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Guildhall School of Music or Rock School exam syllabus for drumming if required.I started playing drums professionally when I was 16 years old.I have played in every area of Music where the drummer is required.This back ground has given me a priceless amount of knowledge,which I can pass on to my students within a teaching capacity.
It is very important to learn to play correctly and with the teacher who is sympathetic and flexible with individual requirements.To get pleasure from your lessons guarantees progress and success.