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As an in-demand live and studio session player, Steve has performed with artists like Kate Miller-Heidke, Angus & Julia Stone, Darren Hayes, Evan Klar, Transport, The Given Things, Medollic, A Family of Strangers, and Daisie May, just to name a few. While balancing a busy live performance and recording schedule, Steve devotes a large part of his time to drum lessons - teaching around 50 students per week. He completed a Bachelor of Music at the QLD Conservatorium in 2001 and currently offers drum lessons from his Melbourne studio.

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STEVE HAS PERFORMED LIVE WITH...

Darren Hayes, Angus & Julia Stone, Kate Miller-Heidke, Evan Klar, Darling James, The Given Things, Transport, Chris Pickering, Daisie May, Jamie Lee Wilson, A Family of Strangers, Neighbourhood Groove Collective, Precision Oiler, Pangaea, Jackseven, Medollic, Brad Butcher, Bulldozer and many more...

STEVE HAS RECORDED IN STUDIO WITH...

Kate Miller-Heidke, Sheppard, Sarah Rae Meharg, Francesca de Valence, Daisie May, Transport, Ana Marina, A Family of Strangers, The Given Things, Jackseven, Medollic, Bulldozer, Andrew Redford, Cherie Csikos, Kate Heart, Mitch Barrington, Levi Kane and many more...

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SESSION WORK

ORIGINAL PROJECTS

DRUM LESSONS - MELBOURNE

WHY LEARN WITH STEVE?

  • 17+ years teaching experience

 

  • Conservatorium trained – Bachelor of Music (Jazz Drums)

 

  • Part of the Drum Cartel teaching team

 

  • Part of the Vic Firth PDT (Private Drum Teachers) program

 

  • Relaxed and positive teaching environment in Kensington, Melbourne

 

  • Blue Card holder

 

  • Recording facilities available – students can take home audio copies of their lesson or particular exercises that were worked on in the lessons

 

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY

  • Students are encouraged to offer input into the direction of their drum lessons.

 

  • Modern approach to drum set learning with an important grounding in the traditional aspects and fundamentals.

 

  • Students learn the practical application of technique and rudiment patterns into a musical context.

 

  • Drumming should be fun!

 

 

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NEWS

  • Evan Klar Barefoot Tour

    Doing a couple of shows with Evan Klar to help launch his new single “Barefoot”. Hitting Sydney and Melbourne. Check the post...

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    I’ll be playing some shows with new EMI Australia signing Evan Klar this month. We’ll be hitting Brisbane, Sydney and Melbou...

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