Steve Ley playing drums on stage.

 

Overview

Since 2004, OnlineDrummer.com has been educating the drumming world through the power of the Internet. As technology has grown, so have our opportunities to connect with drum students in unique and more effective ways. Our online, one-on-one private drum lessons connect students with an experienced and highly-qualified drum instructor from any location with Internet access. Students improve their drumming skills with individualized instruction, direct feedback and a course-of-action tailored to meet their specific needs.

 

Drum Instructor

Steve Ley — OnlineDrummer.com Sheet Music Team Director and Editor

Steve Ley is a professional drummer, teacher, writer and transcriber based in Sydney, Australia. Steve studied Music Performance at the top-ranked Australian National University earning a Dip. in Music with a concentration in Jazz Performance.

 

Required Equipment & App

  • Free video chat app, such as Skype, Zoom or FaceTime
  • Webcam or mobile device with a camera

 

Ages

A majority of customers taking online lessons are adults, ages 40 and up. A number of retirees enjoy our one-on-one lessons, sharpening their drumming skills from the privacy of home. School-aged students are welcomed with parent oversight.

 

Lesson Format & Expectations

Lessons are held once per week at a predetermined date and time. Each lesson is scheduled for 30 minutes. Development as a drummer is greatly determined by how often a student practices, as well as the quality of practice. Steve Ley will give specific practice recommendations during each lesson, based on the student's interests and needs.

 

Pricing Options

  • $25.00 USD (when prepaid for 4 lessons)
  • $29.00 USD (paid weekly)

 

How to Sign Up

To schedule a lesson, or if you have any questions, please send an email to lessons@onlinedrummer.com .