Drum/Percussion Lessons

Online Drum/Percussion Lessons with Downingtown Music Academy

When teaching percussion students, Deborah asks the student what that students‘ percussion goals are, & then makes it fun & rewarding to reach those goals. Goals for studying percussion privately range from making first chair in school band, making center snare in marching band, making all state orchestra/band, preparing for college auditions, or simply playing for fun. Deborah looks at the student as a whole & taylors each lesson to each students’ level. Deborah also checks into see if a student learns easiest by listening, watching, or playing a fun new piece for a students‘ lesson. Deborah uses the students’ favorite style of music to teach with (marching, jazz, funk, rock, Latin, classical, etc.) Deborah teaches Drumset, mallet instruments, snare drum, timpani, & other percussion instruments. You, the student, can start with simple equipment, such as a practice pad, sticks, metronome, & branch out from there as you develop. Deborah uses rewards when a student accomplishes a new level of playing in one’s lessons, & fosters a positive learning experience.




One on one lessons
  • 30 min: 180 a month
  • 60 min: 320 a month
For small group lessons (2-3 people of the same level and age)
  • 30 min: 100 a month
  • 60 min: 160 a month

We have designated makeup Days at the end of each month on the 29-31.


Students who are unable to pay monthly or schedule a recurring weekly time slot may participate in pay as you go. It is the responsibility of the student to schedule lessons with the teacher on a weekly basis. This form of scheduling does not guarantee a weekly lesson slot.

  • 30 minutes: 50 dollars per lesson
  • 60 minutes: 90 dollars per lesson


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