Drum and Percussion Tuition

Servicing Sydney’s North Shore and Northern Beaches

Who is Drumtown?

Drumtown is the music school run by Stuart Henderson. Drumtown offers personalised
1 on 1 tuition in Drum Kit, Cajon, and all percussion. Stuart has been teaching over 25 years for kids and adults of every skill level.
A professional drummer for over 35 years.
Stuart has been running workshops at Drumtown since 2009 on a regular basis. Providing term based private lessons and group workshops.

What does Drumtown deliver?

You want to learn it, we can facilitate you on to the right path. From basic playing to complex coordination and syncopation.
Find your style and voice on the instrument.

We offer:
– Private and Group Tuition
– HSC Preparation
– AMEB & Trinity Grading Preparation
– Rudiments / Sight Reading /Independence – Studies.
– All Styles and Genres.

Group Percussion

Check out our sister site Trashdrums for group percussion for any ability.
A growing hit in schools with staff, students and parents.
Mums of Drums.
Also great for corporate groups, any team building purpose or just to have some fun banging things.

Why Drumtown?

CEO & Head Tutor at Drumtown.
An experienced musician with a career spanning over 35 years.

Playing the Drum Kit and or a Hybrid Percussion Kit
Currently working with;
Evelyn Duprai Trio & MidNyte Sun with Gordon Hunte.

Having played with bands and artists like: Penguins on Safari, Ega Ninjas, Raging Waters, Glen Tilbrook, United Notions, Psycho Zydeco, Hip Fidelity, Vegemite Reggae with Bob Andy, UB42, Club acts, Cabaret artists, appearing on stage with Nina Cherry, Dave Ball (Procol Harem), Denny Ball (Yardbirds), and unusually for the King in Malaysia, Princesses in London and Kurds in Istanbul and loads of unusual places in-between.
Stuart has toured extensively around the globe with different shows from Musical Comedy troops to Elvis impersonators, musicals, Jazz and World Music shows from Europe to Japan, throughout Australia and many places in between.

Nearly 30 years teaching experience has taught me a lot about the needs of individual students and how to approach each one with a tailored system for learning, allowing each student to reach their full potential.
I have been running kids and adult workshops at Drumtown since 2009 on a regular basis. Providing term based private lessons and group workshops.

Stuart is a gifted teacher who obviously has a great deal of experience teaching to younger students. he has the right blend of experience, humour and patience and really connected with my son. I’m happy that I found Stuart and would recommend him to anyone looking for a professional drum tutor for their child.

Cathi Margherita