Freeway Music — Columbia, SC’s Premier Music School

Drum Lessons

Maybe you need drum lessons because you want to play the songs you hear on the radio. Maybe you need drum lessons because you want to improve your performance with your band. Or, maybe you need drum lessons because you are an adult that always wanted to play, but never had the support or opportunity. Regardless of your style, level, or goals, Freeway Music is absolutely the best place in Columbia, SC to take drum lessons. Here some things that set Freeway Music’s program apart:

  1. Our Drum Instructors

    Our drum instructors are the best in Columbia, SC, and here’s why.

    • Continuing Education

      Not only are the Freeway Music drum instructors highly qualified, but also their continuing education is a vital part of being a drum teacher at Freeway.

    • Locally Involved

      All of our drum instructors are respected members of the local music scene. Some teachers play in popular local and regional bands, while others have degrees from The University of South Carolina. We have the hardest working staff in Columbia and they are constantly performing and supporting the local music scene.

    • Winning Personality

      You are sure to have a pleasant experience with each drum instructor. Not only are the instructors genuinely concerned with the growth of each student, but also they are personable and relay information in a simple way.

  2. Performance Opportunities

    At Freeway Music, we pride ourselves on offering our students more performance opportunities than any other music school in Columbia, SC.

  3. Technology:

    A major part of our drum instructors’ training includes incorporating apps and technology, seamlessly and creatively, into their lessons.

    • Apps

      Apps allow the instructor to enhance and accelerate the student’s understanding of rhythm, tempo, sight reading, improvisation, practicing, and more.

    • Equipment

      The drum lesson rooms are equipped with drum sets and practice pads.  All rooms have speakers to plug into to play music, beats, and backing tracks. Each instructor will use a laptop, tablet, or other device to enhance the drum lessons, as well.

    • Blogs and Online Resources

      Freeway Music has a wide array of blogs available for drum students to read and educate themselves on various topics. Students can also find drum “core” materials, as well as a list of businesses that we recommend, on our resources page. Instructors often use online resources and tools to create the best possible lesson experience.

  4. Community:

    Freeway Music prides itself on  community outreach and being involved in the local music scene.

  5. Diverse Drum Lessons

    Whether you want to play jazz or rock drum set, or rudimental or classical percussion, we have a team of diverse drum instructors that can help you reach your goal.

    • Level

      Freeway Music is able to take young beginner students all the way to advanced drum students. Our drum instructors are well respected in Columbia and often teach other drum instructors. You can start at any level and not have to worry about outgrowing your instructor.

    • Style

      We offer drum lessons for rock, country, blues, jazz, and most every style. Some of our teachers have degrees in jazz studies and some of them play in rock groups. Part of the model of Freeway is to allow students to be free to grow in the way that they want. Our diverse team of teachers allows us the ability to fulfill this goal.


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