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Drum lessons for everyone, rumputunteja kaikille, music theory

I can provide you private drum lessons, that are tailored completely by your own interests, or I can advice you what would be efficient for you to improve, depending on where you stand with your experience and skills. We can together discuss about setting a goal, and start working your way towards it.

You don't have to have previous experience in playing the drums. You can be an absolute beginner, intermediate, or more advanced student. I also teach all ages.

Some things that we can go through in lessons:

-Overall knowledge over the instrument
-Tuning & setting up the drums
-Posture & technique
-Groove & timing. Playing with a metronome
-Sound & dynamics
-Different styles (jazz, soul, funk, hiphop, latin, pop/rock etc.)
-Rudimental playing (classical etudes to improve your technique)
-Reading, writing & transcribing drum notes/fills/solos etc.
-Improvisation
-Polyrhythms

Everything is possible! :)
You just need to show up, grab a pair of sticks with you, and we can see what interests you and we may go further.

Location

Online via webcam
At student's location: Around Helsinki, Finland
At teacher's location: Vallila, Helsinki, Finland

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General info

Skills:
Drums:
Improvisation, Jazz, Latin-world music, Pop, Rock, Sticking pattern
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Finnish, Swedish, German

About Me

Hello!

My name is Roope and I'm a professional drummer. I come from Finland and currently live in Helsinki. I lived in Amsterdam for six years and did a Masters degree MA in jazz in the Conservatory of Amsterdam in 2021.

Music has always played a big role in my life. I have grown up listening and playing classical, jazz, hiphop, progressive/psychedelic rock, and pretty much all kinds of stuff, which makes it easy for me to understand different interests and styles.

I come from a musical family, plus my parents and many relatives are teachers. For me teaching has always been a thing that I enjoyed to do, and I feel that it goes pretty naturally for me.

Besides of music Im very fascinated about visual arts, geometry, nature and skateboarding.

Feel free to ask me anything, Im more than happy to help!! :)

Education

Conservatory of Turku (2014), music performance, drums
Conservatory of Amsterdam, Bachelor in jazz music BA (2019), drums
Conservatory of Amsterdam, Master in jazz music MA (2021), drums

I have been studying drums with Jukkis Uotila, Martijn Vink, Marcel Serierse, Lucas Van Merwijk, Haye Jellema, Francesco Ciniglio, Luca Santaniello etc.

I started music at the age of 5 with classical piano.

Experience / Qualifications

I've been an active, performing drummer and musician since 2010 and have been giving private music lessons for almost a decade now.

2014-2015, before moving to Amsterdam I worked as the main drum teacher in a private music school in Paimio, Finland, called Varsinais-Suomen kansanopisto.

Since 2010 I have worked on/off as a substitute teacher in elementary schools & high schools in Finland.

Reviews (3)

He is very skilled in playing and teaching.
As a beginner, the course was pretty good for me to understand whether I am capable of going further or not :) Apparently I felt like I can do more and continue the courses with Roope. He is patient and can arrange how course should proceed based on my abilities and capabilities really well. I am planning to keep going the course.
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I provide private piano lessons for all ages, from beginner to intermediate levels. My lessons are tailored completely by the students interests, or I can advice material and repertoire, that will be efficient for a student to follow. Any music style or genre is welcome. I have studied mostly classical and jazz music. These things will be discussed with the student by her or his interests! Send me a message and I'm happy to help you even by just answering any kind of questions :) Greetings, Roope

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