Welcome to the website of Nottingham-based drum tutor, Andy Thurston!

Andy is available for private drum lessons and small group workshops in the Nottingham area. These can be set up on a weekly, biweekly, or as arranged basis, and can range from half an hour to half a day. 

Lessons are taught from Andy's teaching studio in West Bridgford, where you have access to a huge range of professional equipment and teaching resources. If you are interested in lessons, please get in touch! In the meantime, feel free to download and use the learning resources provided!

Whether you are interested in taking lessons or you are already a student, the links above should take you where you need to go.

Prices for private drum lessons are £13 for each half hour (group workshops vary).

To arrange lessons, please contact Andy on;

07912 365 407

student news


> Andy features in Modern Drummer Magazine's list of "some of the finest drummers and drum instructors in the world"! An absolute honour which I'll do my very best to live up to!

> Good luck to all students taking their exams this term! Keep up the hard work; it'll be worth it!

> Ever wondered how drum sticks are made? Find out with Vic Firth!

> Blondie's Clem Burke explains why drumming is good for you!

> This is really important to any musician, but particularly drummers! Look after your ears and you'll be able to enjoy the music for years to come! As a drum teacher I wear ear plugs all day!



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