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Andy Turco Drum Kit Teacher (East London)

Andy Turco Gold Member

  • Canary Wharf (E14) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 24 Mar 2018
  • Sex: Male
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  • Can Travel To: Barking and Dagenham, Greenwich, Hounslow, Lewisham, Merton, Southwark
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  • Professional Qualification Literature and Performing Arts Bachelor Degree
  • Professional Qualification Tech Music School Master Performance Certificate
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check Enhanced DBS
  • Professional Membership Musician Union Member
  • References References are available upon request
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Personal Message
Drum lessons available with a pro drummer with 15 years experience. Any level and music style.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach the drums.
General music styles include Pop, Rock, Blues, Funk, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Latin, Brazil and Afro-Cuban, Drum'n Bass, Metal
I also teach looping, sampling and drum-machines
Tell me about your qualifications.
2007 Tech Music School, London.
Three Months Master Performance Course Certificate

2002- 2007 Università degli Studi “La Sapienza” Roma, Literature and Philosophy Faculty.
Degree in Literature, Music and Entertainment.

2004-2007 Saint Louis College of Music, Rome
Professional Course (Drums)

1996-2001 Liceo Classico “E.Q. Visconti”
Secondary school Diploma. Classical studies.
What kind of experience do you have?
I started playing the drums at age 11. After my diploma I joined two different institutions in order to achieve the most complete education about music and performing arts: La Sapienza University and the Saint Louis College of Music. Those studies allowed me to attend classes of music theory (classical, pop and jazz), aural, music technology, music history, composition (jazz and pop), journalism, media, music business, performance workshops, piano guitar and drums lessons. At the same time I started my career as a drum tutor, music journalist and session musician. I moved to London in 2007, to complete my studies at the Drumtech where I got the three months master performance certificate.
In my employment history, I have worked in schools, music studios, TV studios, newspaper offices and councils and have collaborated with producers, teachers, managers, press executives and students. I also joined a wide range of bands, artist and live acts, covering all kinds of music styles (Blues, funk, disco, rock, jazz, metal etc.). All these experiences helped to improve my management and leadership skills, in particular with students and musicians.
At the moment, I am working as a drum tutor in London and collaborating with several bands and artists in the music industry for concerts, recording sessions, music theatre and tours (The Spindle Sect, Kenitsh Fire, Diministry, Dust me Down and Mr. Peculiar, The Council, Four Those About To Rock, Punching Preachers and Phoenix Theatre among the others).
How much do you charge?
£25 - lesson in studio (minimum booking of four lessons)
£30 - home visit
£20 - online lesson
Where do you teach?
In my fully equipped studio in West London (easily reachable from Acton, Park Royal, Ealing, Alperton, Uxbridge) and available for home lessons.
When are you available?
Monday, Tuesday & Friday: from 6pm
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday: From 9 am
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Any age and level
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Rockschool Grades if required
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
MU Member