Now you can learn drumming with one of Melbourne's experienced and inspirational teachers.
Have you always wanted to learn how to drum? Do you enjoy the energising rhythms such as the drum kit, African djembe, frame drum and other universal drums? Are you looking for an experienced, patient and nurturing drum teacher who makes learning exciting and fun?
Peta’s approach to therapeutic drumming classes and one-on-one lessons are holistic and evidence based, she is inspirational and motivational. With over 30 years experience, her drum classes are empowering and healing. Learning to play the drums gives you the opportunity to grow musically and boost personal wellbeing.
Top 3 benefits of Positive Music drum lessons
Inspiring & Supportive
When you learn to drum in a supportive environment with an experienced and talented teacher, you'll progress quickly and have lots of fun!
It's a great stress reliever and a great brain workout. Each therapeutic drumming lesson is designed to build rhythm, self-esteem and confidence, leaving students with a sense of achievement and success.
Learning drumming is something exciting, fun and rewarding and a great way to make new friends – plus you're playing an instrument from the word go!
Our drumming lessons and group classes
Next round of community drumming classes
- Level 1: Awaken Your Rhythm (5 week course) Tue 20 April - 7.30pm-8.30pm (book your ticket)
1-on-1 drum kits lessons
For more information about private drum lessons, please contact us.
Peta also offers a range of group drumming classes and circles to suit all levels, from beginners to advanced. Check out the details here.
Check out the benefits of drumming
Feedback from drum students
“Peta is a great drummer and a great teacher. She has infinite patience and ability to break drumming down into its essential elements so that all students can be successful and make drumming a part of their lives.” Rob Garnett, student
“Being in my late 50s Peta convinced me I wasn’t too old; Peta is so patient and her great knowledge of drums and her wonderful sense of humour makes learning a real pleasure.” Sylvia Cranwell, student
“I have now been a student of Peta’s for 5 years. The fact that I am still learning with her is a testament to her talent, skill, commitment, ongoing support, encouragement, hard work, persistence and inspiration. Learning drumming with Peta has brought me many benefits. It has exercised my mind and body in a totally new way.” Brian Jones, student
Frequently asked questions about drum lessons
I don’t think I have rhythm. Can I still attend classes?
Of course! We believe that everyone has a natural sense of rhythm. If you have a heartbeat, you have rhythm! We've helped hundreds of nervous beginners learn to drum. If you're worried about your lack of drumming experience, please contact us to discuss your concerns.
I don’t have a drum for classes. Do you supply drums?
No problems. Peta provides all kinds of drums in her classes, from hand drums and stick drums.
I’ve been playing for a while, when can I move up to the next level?
Have a chat with Peta and see what is recommended. Peta has plenty of experience and will recommend a course that's best for you.
Do I come to you for one-on-one lessons?
Yes, Peta has a studio in Narre Warren where she conducts one-on-one lessons.
Do I need to book for the whole term, or can I attend only one or two lessons?
You can book a one-off lesson or regular lessons for the whole term.
Am I too old for drumming?
Absolutely not! You’re never too old to drum. We love people of all ages attending our drumming classes. If you have any concerns, email Peta to discuss your situation.
Do you offer teacher-training courses?
Yes, Peta offers high quality teacher training for all levels. No musical experience is required.
If I miss a class, do I get a refund?
Sorry, there are no refunds for missed drum courses.
For bookings or more information
If you're ready to start learning, please contact us for bookings or more information.