Drumset & Percussion Lessons in Wheaton

Dedicated to being a symbol of excellence in the community, the Jerry Evans School of Music provides high quality drum lessons to all students. Whether beginner or professional, the JESM serves as the complete learning experience that makes every student the standout drummer they have wanted to be!

The JESM empowers musicians to great heights using solid fundamentals, a core curriculum designed to fit each students needs, and playing music that each student enjoys! Whether young, old, experienced, or beginner, the JESM guarantees each student will develop strong musical skills and reach their goals.

Drum Lessons cover all or part of the following information, based on the students’ level, needs, and goals:

Style: Students can learn the style of their choice. Examples include: rock, jazz, blues, classical, folk, fusion, reggae or Latin.

Music Fundamentals: Students learn music by ear, through sight reading, and will also learn to create fills and improvise in any style.

Technical Drum Work: Students will learn a dictionary of drum beats, fills, drum tricks, syncopations, and other exercises from some of the best drummers around to become the quickest, most solid, and cleanest drummer possible.

Concerts & Performance opportunities: Throughout the year, students have the opportunity to show off their “chops” and play their favorite songs in concerts, recitals, or live gigs!