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Drum Kit Teacher in Finsbury Park - Harry Pope

Harry Pope Drum Kit Teacher (North London)

Harry Pope Gold Member

  • Canonbury (N16) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 13 Jun 2018
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: Camden, Hackney, Haringey
Contact Me
  • Professional Qualification MMus- Drum Kit, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
  • Professional Qualification BA (Hons) Drum Kit, Leeds College Of Music
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check Fully DBS checked.
  • Professional Membership Musicians Union.
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
Hey. I'm Harry, and I'm a professional drum kit player and teacher based out of my studio in Manor House, and also travelling around North London (and the world!). I have over a decade in teaching and touring experience.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach Drum Kit, from absolute beginner to university level.
Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a MMus with Merit in Jazz Drum Kit from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and a BA (Hons) from Leeds College of Music, also in Jazz Drum Kit.
What kind of experience do you have?
I currently teach at St Pauls Preparatory School, and have teaching experience at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. I am an official RockSchool exams tutor, having exclusively recorded the whole jazz and funk pathways for their new video lesson series, so if you want to pass those exams, I'm your guy.
I also have over a decade of playing and touring experience. As a session drummer I have toured across Europe, Asia, India, and to a lesser extent the Middle East, including playing for Eddi Reader of Fairground Attraction, award winning jazz outfit WorldService Project, singer songwriter Nessi Gomes, and The Royal Scottish National Orchestra. As a session drummer I have TV and radio credits including BBC1, ITV, SKY, BBC radio, Jazz FM, and adverts for Esprit Clothing and Cornerstone Razors. I
How much do you charge?
I charge £40p/h for home visit lessons, and £35-40 per hour for visits to my studio, which includes multiple drum kit setup and recording if necessary. I also do discounts for block bookings.
Where do you teach?
I teach at my studio in Manor House, as well as teaching at homes in Hackney, Islington, Angel and further afield.
When are you available?
I have very flexible availability, please get in touch to find a slot that works for you.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach from age 2 (he's cute) to University Level (not so cute).
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Degree Level Auditions and Recitals, Rock School grades 1-8, Trinity Guildhall Grades 1-8, A level and GCSE recitals.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I sure do.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Come on then, let's make some noise!