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Introducing Louis Spencely – Drums / Percussion

Achieving First Class Honours in all 8 levels of the Australasian and New Zealand Cultural Arts drum exams, combined with his Bachelor of Contemporary Music Performance at the Australian College of the Arts, alongside personal training under Kevin Mc Ferran (D2 Drumline), Dan Kerby (drummer for Bliss ‘n’ Esso, Behind Crimson Eyes), and Andy Fisenden (drummer for The Voice 2019, Guy Sebastian, Pete Murray), Louis offers a unique approach to learning the drums and seeks to continually develop and share his knowledge with students of all ages and musical tastes. 

A fulltime musician with a love of all things music, entertainment and education, Louis provides structured but flexible learning, tailored to each individual. 

Click the links below to hear one of the many bands Louis currently plays in – Eastbound Buzz. 

Eastbound Buzz – Bluestar

Eastbound Buzz – Secondhand 

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Introducing Alejandro Adams – Drum Teacher

Alejandro has been a professional drummer now for over 15 years and has been schooled himself by teachers such as Russell Coleman (Bon Scott-Ac/Dc) and John Watson (Aussie Crawl/Renee Geyer). As a working musician he has toured extensively throughout Australia, Europe and his country of birth, USA.

He is also a multi-instrumentalist and has composed music for internationally released films, commercial television and has a diverse range of genres. Alejandro is also a talented percussionist and really enjoys playing guitar or bass guitar alongside his drum students to show the complexities of the rhythms and grooves, so he’s going to be quite fun to learn with. In his career he has been endorsed by Premier drums, Sonor Drums & UFIP cymbals and is currently with Trent Macintosh Custom drums.

Here are a few clips to get you excited about learning with Alejandro!

Playing Drums w Original Rock Project ‘FtFDS’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9kAKcToeBQ

Playing Percussion w Olly Murs Live Tv
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5b9TFpLfU2g

Heavily Featured on this Movie Soundtrack ‘Serendipity’
https://youtu.be/GjLSZc6RKN4

expert drum teacher Alejandro

Introducing Andrew Braidner – Drums / Percussion

Andrew studied a bachelor of music performance at Box Hill Institute. With an extensive national and international touring history, Andrew is a popular studio and session musician. Having played in the “Redcoats” who were signed to Universal, he toured nationally and released both an EP and a full length album. While playing for “Stonefield”, he toured nationally and across America supporting bands such as Fleetwood Mac, Cold Chisel and Angus and Julia Stone alongside countless headline shows. More recently, Andrew recorded an EP and full length with Ali Barter. Again, touring nationally and playing a number of festivals, headlining shows and support slots with her. Andrew currently plays and records for many local artists such as Ben Wright Smith, Willow Darling, Jane Mcarthur, Stephen Bowtell Band, Jupiters Child and has recorded one off sessions with artists such as Timberwolf, Robbie Miller, Bright Spark and Jumpin’ Jack William. He has studied drumming under Nick Dean, Sam Aliano, Robi Parolin, Tony Floyd and Darryn Farrugia.

“My favourite part of teaching is helping uncover and harness the passion that each student holds. I try whenever possible to let the student choose their direction and when they are passionate, this is never a problem. Basically, I enjoy helping them by opening their minds to the musical and drumming history that surrounds their favoured music, by introducing them to the techniques that go along with these styles. Whilst doing this, I think it is also important to have ongoing dialogue with them about what they want out of drumming and music and how they might be able to get there. It is, in my mind, important for this to be in line with what is being studied at the time. The experience I have gained as a student, a teacher and also as a performer in both live and studio settings, is invaluable to me as a teacher. I have learnt many lessons along the way and I look forward to learning something every time I teach or perform.”

Click these links to hear Andrews varied drumming skills –

Redcoats – Giants

Stonefield – “Strange Eyes” @ The Aussie BBQ, SXSW 2016, Austin Texas

ALI BARTER – Far Away – LIVE on Triple J

expert drum teacher Andrew

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