I really enjoy my lessons with James!
Chichester Music Academy provides a great learning environment for drum students of all ages and abilities in Chichester. Our drum tutors include Alex Richards, Rich Carter and James Wheeler
Alex has played the drums since the age of 9 and has experience of playing live and in the studio with bands as well as working on sessions. Qualified with a BA (Hons) degree in Professional Musicianship, a Grade 8 drum kit certificate and experience of teaching drums, both in schools and privately. Rich Carter has over 10 years of performance experience playing all over the UK as well as recording sessions in top London studios. James has studied drums with some of the world’s most famous drum teachers, including Gary Chaffee (former head of percussion at Burklee College Boston and the teacher of Vinnie Colaiuta and Steve Smith) and the legendary Dom Famularo, in New York.
The drum space at Chichester Music Academy is kitted out with professional equipment including Yamaha and Roland electronic kits.