Online Drum Lessons

For students around the world.

Local Drum Lessons

For students near Oneonta, NY.

Convenient

Personalized

Convenient

Learn on your drum kit in the comfort of your home. Choose a day and time that is convenient for you.

Enjoyable

Personalized

Convenient

No need to rush, no grades and no pressure. Enjoy learning and improving your drumming skills at your pace.

Personalized

Personalized

Personalized

John will develop your personalized plan to help you improve your drumming and achieve your goals.

John Gill is a Berklee College of Music graduate and educator with over 20 years of experience.

Meet John Gill

John graduated magna cum laude from Berklee College of Music and is an experienced music educator who offers instruction in hand techniques, sight reading and notation, music theory, drum rudiments and their application, hand-foot coordination and independence, song transcription, ear training, drum rhythms, creative drum fills and solos.


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Janine says

I have thoroughly enjoyed each and every lesson I’ve taken with John. I’ve embraced the frustrations of learning, along with all the fun. John reminds me of the “Three Ps,” Practice, Perseverance and Patience. Also, to remember how far I’ve come since my first lesson.


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Convenient. Enjoyable. Personalized.

John has helped hundreds of students achieve real results.


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In Your Area

Expertly Designed

In Your Area

Professional drum studio conveniently located in Oneonta, NY. Serving students in Oneonta and nearby communities for over twelve years.

In Person

Expertly Designed

In Your Area

Sit alongside John and learn in a fully equipped drum studio. Ask questions and work on lessons designed to help you improve your drumming.

Expertly Designed

Expertly Designed

Expertly Designed

All lessons are expertly designed to help you improve your musicianship and drumming skills. Students are encouraged to record their lessons.

John Gill is a Berklee College of Music graduate and educator with over 20 years of experience.

Meet John Gill

John graduated magna cum laude from Berklee College of Music and is an experienced music educator who offers instruction in hand techniques, sight reading and notation, music theory, drum rudiments and their application, hand-foot coordination and independence, song transcription, ear training, drum rhythms, creative drum fills and solos. 


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Ryan says

I've worked with John for about a year now and the lessons have been great! He walks you through the basics, teaches you professional tips and tricks, and also talks about the philosophy of what a drummer should do.


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In Your Area. In Person. Expertly Designed.

Coronavirus: Local drum lessons are suspended.


Online drum lessons are available for new and existing students.