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Who We Are

Having our first drum lesson since 2010, We are one of the few places in Singapore dedicated to solely teaching drums, this allows us to develop our own specialized syllabus and online support platform for all our students. We offer 1 to 1 drum lessons for students of all ages and backgrounds, from 5 years old to 60 over years old, kids to working professionals to retirees. We hope to deliver professional yet affordable guidance and to craft our lessons around each unique individual to explore your strengths and weaknesses in order to help you achieve your goals. Whether you are just looking to pick a new hobby for fun, or in hopes to take this skill to the next level, your goal is our utmost priority.

We also work with local brands to provide quality content and advice on equipment, check out our free informative lessons here

Our Mission is simple,

We want to create an enjoyable experience at an affordable cost for all our students in their learning journey while allowing them to be able to stand on their own without the constant guidance of their teachers. We want them to be able to create exercises, formulate their own direction, and they develop their own sound in a way which they can call their own.

We promise to deliver:

  • Quality Service

  • Fast response time

  • Extensive Consultations on topics

  • Most Cost Effective

Click here to have an overview of our courses offered, or here to understand how we keep our costs low. You can also see some of our results from our students in their performance here.

How do we keep our fees so competitive?

Even with the extensive on and offline lesson support that we provide for our students, keeping our fees low and affordable still maintains our top priority. We absorb all other administrative charges or any hidden charges associated with registration which will otherwise add on to your costs. Click here to understand our fees better, or here to see our classrooms and the options which can bring you more savings.

Your instructors

Dane Tan

Enthusiastic in learning, passionate about teaching, Dane listens and plays a wide variety of genre from jazz to blues, rock to progressive metal.

Being the winner of Lamb of God drum competition in 2009 and finalist in Singapore Drum Off 2017 (Open Category), Dane strives to be versatile and focuses on working that same attitude with his students. Dane has also extensive performing experience and has played with artist such as Boon Hui Lu (Singapore/Taiwan), and international painter artist Ruben Pang, as well as sessioning for several other local acts from a range of different genres in their performances. Dane was also the co-founder and first appointed chairman of local drumming interest group The Drummer Co. He had also spearheaded the first local Drummers Carnival in 2019, involving most major brands in the industry.

Stephanie Seet

Branch Manager (Dhoby Ghaut)

Being one of the first few students in DrumTannery, Stephanie was the initial candidate to be handpicked for our Career Conversion Program. She has since undergone more than a year of providing personalized learning for students. Well-equipped to handle and execute our syllabus before joining us as branch manager full-time.

A BA(Hons) LASALLE graduate, drummer and vocalist, Stephanie is well versed in arts and music history—opening students’ minds to diverse perspectives. Furthermore, she is one of the few students who proceeded from no grades to a Grade 8 in her first exam and has achieved with distinction.

Ridwan Johari

Head of Curriculum

Our Head for Curriculum, Ridwan has played for well over 15 years and had significant achievements in his career. He is currently endorsed by Pantheon Percussion, Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals and Los Cabos Sticks.

He has played and sessioned for different musical acts, ranging from rock and metal to R&B, batucada, and Mando indie-rock. He has played shows and festivals locally and internationally in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan, Netherlands, and Austria. Past musical acts include Aquila Vasica, MRTNS, Tacit Aria, Mind VS Matter, Anechois, Niine, and MOTUS. He is currently the drummer for metal band, Reserate and Mando indie singer-songwriter Goose. Ridwan had also opened for UK pop-punk juggernaut Neck Deep when they stopped by Singapore for their Asia Tour in 2018.

Having a strong, award-winning, teaching career for the past eight years, Ridwan focuses on the importance of a strong foundation and clear fundamental skills to his students.