Private Tuition

Want to advance your skill, technique, stamina and groove? We offer private tuition in djembe and dunun at our St Kilda Studio.

One-on-one sessions allow for specialised and targeted coaching. Whether you have an area of your playing you’d like to focus on or you just want to up your game and need direction, we’ll tailor a session for you.

Times
Standard session times are available between 10am and 4pm on weekdays, however out of hours sessions can be arranged, depending on availability. Call us today to chat about what we can offer and to make a booking

Rates
30 minutes – $45
45 minutes – $65
60 minutes – $80
90 minutes – $120

30 minute lessons with Simon are available at $60

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Four Pack

The Four Pack is designed to maximize your learning

Aimed at ironing out those ongoing technique and musical understandings, and personally tailored to your needs and style, these four consecutive sessions will really accelerate your playing – great if you need to play catch up with a 6 week cycle that you’ve missed or to take your playing to the next level.

In the first session we discuss where your playing is currently at, what you’d like to achieve, and the different methods we can employ to get you there. From there on we get to the business of developing your playing! Expect to be pushed, challenged and rewarded.

These lessons are suitable for all levels, and while primarily aimed at djembe and dunun training, there are many other aspects to your musicality which we can focus on including:

  • timing & strengthening your inner metronome
  • understanding 4/4 and 12/8 more deeply
  • getting your feet tapping in time, growing the your hand independence, and other multi-tasking musical challenges
  • tapping into your own inner creativity

We recommend that the sessions be taken close together to facilitate fast development – ideally once a week or fortnight.

Rates
30 Minute Sessions – $175
45 Minute Sessions – $230
60 Minute Sessions – $290

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Online

If you’re after some 1-1 lessons but can’t find or get to a teacher, then why not learn online! We have online coaching and tuition available to anyone, anywhere. Tailored to meet your learning goals, grow your playing whatever your standard and delivered to you anywhere you have internet access, this is a great way to keep your music flowing.

You can learn about our teachers here

Our standard online tuition format is:

Initial contact and set-up
1hr @ $85
Includes setup and connection test (using GoogleChat or Skype etc), desired outcomes, initial content and lesson, ongoing content plan and subsequent lesson booking.

Ongoing sessions
30min coaching and tuition @ $45
45min coaching and tuition @ $65
60min coaching and tuition @ $80

For more information please contact Lee: [email protected]

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Gift Vouchers

Gift Vouchers are available to any of our private tuition or community classes. For more information, please contact us:

[email protected]

Tel. 03 9525 3073