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It’s an exciting time we live in with the ability to connect with drummers anywhere in the world over the web! All you need to get started is a laptop, tablet, smartphone, or any other device with a webcam and microphone!


Visit the STORE to purchase one of Mike's drum lesson options! Mike will be in contact about scheduling once payment goes through.

How It Works

I accept students of all ages, and all skill levels. From absolute beginners to advanced players, I can customize lessons to fit your drumming needs.

Zoom Drum Lesson Gear Requirements

-Computer/Tablet/Smartphone with webcam/microphone.

-Zoom Account

-Drum set, Acoustic or Electric

-Practice Pad


Possible Topics of Your Personalized Lessons


-Learning to play in the style of iconic drummers such as: Neil Peart, Buddy Rich, John Bonham, Vinnie Colaiuta, Steve Gadd, Dave Weckl, Mike Portnoy, Stewart Copeland, ect,.

-Becoming a more musical drummer

-Composing a drum solo

-Groove/Time Keeping

-Incorporating ghost notes within a groove

-Applying rudiments around the drum kit

-Hand Technique

-Foot Technique

-Double Bass Technique

-Odd meter playing

-Sight Reading

-Making a drum “cheat sheet” for a song

-Composing a drum part for your band’s song

-Tuning drums for different applications

-Working in the studio

-Playing in a band

-Matched grip/Traditional grip

-Playing with brushes

-Understanding song form

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