Our private drum lessons are tailored to each individual student's abilities, musical tastes, and goals. After building a solid foundation, students are encouraged to focus on the music that matters to them. Your lessons will ensure you have the fundamentals of...
Styles and Genres
Independence and Coordination
Playing with Other Musicians
Time Keeping and more...
What Students Are Saying
"Matt is fantastic! He has a love and appreciation for music and for drums and it comes through in his instruction. I highly recommend without any reservation!!"
- Mother of a teenaged student
"Our son Jack has been taking drum lessons with Matt for over a year now and he always looks forward to going. Matt is very flexible and encouraging with his lessons keeping it interesting and fun. Thanks Matt."
"Wonderful teacher! Patient, organized, and passionate."
- Adult student
"Love drum lessons with Matt, he's awesome at what he does, can't wait to go each week!"
- Teenaged Student
"The only thing that surpasses Matt's professional quality drum kits and gear is Matt’s professional teaching ability."
- Adult Student
"Since starting with Matt, Friday is my favorite day of the week. And sometimes most frustrating. Great teacher, drummer. Relentless in helping. Thx Matt."
- Adult student
Matt Thauvette is a professional drummer and drum teacher based out of Dartmouth Nova Scotia. Matt is probably most known for his work with multiple East Coast Music Award winner, and Juno nominated Mo Kenney as well as east coast rock staple, Adam Baldwin. With those projects, Matt has toured extensively through Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Matt has had the pleasure of backing up artists including Matt Mays, Joel Plaskett, Lindi Ortega and Whitney Rose among others. He also plays in his own project, the instrumental soul outfit, Chronos. Matt has appeared on several albums in the past few years, including records by Adam Baldwin, Dylan Menzie, Heather Green, Hello Delaware and Young River.