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Drums Classes in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain & Sharjah

Melodica offers drums classes in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah. Professional drums lessons near me for kids and adults with trained drums teachers. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, we are offering drums lessons in Dubai specially tailored for you. We offer drum lessons of any style, from Rock and Pop, Jazz, Latin, Reggae, Country, and Funk. Our drums classes in Dubai & Abu Dhabi teach students a fun way to learn the drums. We teach students sight reading, drum techniques, playback tracks, rhythm, and more. We have 18 branches for drums classes in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Al Ain and still expanding to reach and serve you.

Drums Classes for Kids in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain & Sharjah

Are you looking for Drums Lessons in Dubai? We have Drums Classes for Kids as young as four and a specialized curriculum for Toddlers. These drums classes in Dubai & Abu Dhabi are for students from 4-6 years old and come with a book filled with colorful illustrations of notes and rhythm counting. The Drums lessons are presented from simple sticking exercises to hand-foot coordination, groove, and cool fills. We have devised and improved these lessons to make learning fun and easy for kids. As a result, these drums lessons have helped our little musicians play their first rock beat and awesome fills in a brief period.

Drums Classes in Dubai & Abu Dhabi for Beginners 

We have drums classes in Abu Dhabi & Dubai, the most affordable and flexible options for students who want to become perfect artists. Our drums classes in Dubai and Abu Dhabi follow a specially prepared system to gradually take your drums lessons from zero to hero (pro). We have prepared a specially formulated syllabus for beginners from 7 years old. We use only internationally acclaimed books helpful for students’ progress. Our drums lessons are designed to teach you the rudiments and essentials of drumming before diving into your favorite songs and graded exam pieces. Get Drums classes near me for beginners in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah

Drums Classes for Experienced Drummers

Drums lessons in drumming are vital for everyone, from beginners to seasoned performers. For experienced or returning students, you will have refresher drums lessons in Dubai about the necessary techniques and rudiments of drums, from alternate sticking, rolls, paradiddle, flams, ghost notes, rim click, and many more. You will have a review on reading notation, grooves for different styles of music fills, and Improvisation in various musical genres. Following these drums lessons in Dubai & Abu Dhabi, you will then move to learn more advanced skills and technical pieces. Join melodica drums classes in Dubai, Abu Dhabi& Sharjah by searching the drums classes near me on your device.

Drums classes for adults in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain & Sharjah

We offer scheduled and budget-friendly fixed-length drums lessons for adults. It’s always possible to pick up the sticks and start grooving. This could be the best decision for every adult to find something new as a hobby. This induces relaxation, is a stress reliever and is a good exercise that is fun and beneficial. Learning this skill will allow you to play your favorite tunes, whether it’s your classic 60’s or 70’s rock or pop tunes. We use different programs in our drums classes for adults, such as the Drums method, Songbook, Fast track drum book and supplemental books to help play it and have fun.

The teaching style and method

We have a set of books for beginners and experienced players. Our books are classified into sight reading and pieces book. The sight-reading book is for training the student to be able to read any written drum notation. It also contains exercises and drills for the student to develop his technique. Meanwhile, the pieces of books are categorized by difficulty level from Initial (beginner) to grade 8 advanced. It features some popular and technical songs for students to learn and have fun with

Our Events & Concerts in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Alain & Sharjah

Playing the instruments is fun. We are constantly finding ways to engage you and make your drum classes fun and unforgettable. We have solo performances or student bands, where you can be the drummer for the group. This will be a great time to further develop your confidence and showmanship. We organize concerts and recitals in Malls or other public places for you to experience the joy of playing live and to shine or show off your talents.

Are you ready to start your lessons? Get drums classes near me

 Search drums classes near me from your device and your search end with Melodica. We have drums classes Dubai which include fifteen locations, Drums classes Abu Dhabi with three locations, Drums classes Al Ain & Sharjah with three locations. Join us now! We are here to help you achieve your musical goals and shape your skills to a new level. Let’s groove!

Meet Melodica Drums Teachers

We have a fantastic team of drums teachers all the way from Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America. Our drums teachers are seasoned professionals with a degree in Music Education majoring in Drums and Percussion. We constantly help improve our drums teachers’ personal and skill development by providing them with Musical clinics, seminars, training, and performance opportunities. We make it easy for you to find your tutors in Dubai and other cities in the UAE. You can learn from the world’s best teachers from Melodica. We’ll answer every question you have and encourage your development plus we’ll review and answer every question personally from our in-house team

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We have a wide range of drums available that will suit your needs. From the classic acoustic drums to the portable electronic drums and beatbox. We have a good lineup of quality for a practicing beginner and an experienced player. Drum sets such as Steiner, Premiere, Drum craft, Tama, NUX and Roland electronic drums are some of the most popular ones in our shop.

Learn More About Drums

Acoustic and Electronic drum set. Both drum kits consist of a bass drum and hi-hat (with pedals), a snare drum, toms, cymbals, and hardware to put it all together. The main difference is electronics need electricity to power up. Electronic drums don’t have that authentic natural feel of playing acoustic one. However, its main features are lightness, portability, adjustable volume, and space-saving size.

A drumstick is a percussion mallet for hitting the drums. It’s commonly made of wood or plastic and comes in various sizes and weights

The tips have a unique quality that can affect your sound and tone as a drummer. A nylon tip will produce a brighter, more aggressive attack, making it perfect for Rock and Metal. However, a wooden tip is better for all-rounded players as you can dictate the attack more.

Drumsticks come in various lengths, sizes and weights. Some players like the light stick for soft and fast playing, especially in jazz and rock style. Heavy sticks are preferred for building up techniques and precision or to create a louder sound, especially on marching bands.

Ringo Starr’s Ludwig drum set was sold for $2,100,000 at Julien’s Auctions in California on December 5, 2015.

The first electronic drum was created in the early 1970s by Graeme Edge, drummer of The Moody Blues, in collaboration with Sussex University Professor Brian Groves.

The largest one ever created was a traditional Korean drum called the CheonGo The local government of YeongDong-Gun made it in Simcheon-meon, South Korea on July 6, 2011

A drum skin or a drumhead is the membrane that spans the entire circumference of the drum. It’s commonly made-up materials such as Polymer or Animal hide.

A standard Drum set is composed of a snare, toms, hi-hat, bass drum, ride and crash. Some players add more cymbals, toms, or other percussion devices to the kit, depending on the music they play.

Bongos or bongo in Spanish are an Afro-Cuban percussion instrument consisting of a pair of small open-bottomed hand drums of different sizes. It is usually covered in calfskin. The bongo drums were invented in Cuba in the late 19th century and were especially played in salsa music. However, it has been used for many other types of music such as Latin, Flamenco, and Jazz.

An ancient Drum found in China believed to be dated as far back as 5500 BC. It has a base made of clay and an alligator skin top.

Drums require tuning for various reasons: to sound good together as a kit, to sound pleasing as an individual drum, to achieve the desired amount of ringing and resonance, and to produce the sound that fits the music.

These instruments are tuned by tightening or loosening the tension rods that control the drumhead’s tension.

It is certainly possible to be a great performer without the ability to read music. However, reading music helps you learn faster and play decently even without prior band rehearsals, study books, ideas and techniques, and the possibility of writing your ideas.

While there’s more to perform a drum is mainly used to keep a steady tempo or beat for the whole band. The drummer provides the beat that the rest of the band follows. They add in rolls, fills and flourishes to spice up the song or signify changes in parts of the song like going from verse to chorus to bridge etc.

FAQ Drums

There’s a drum set called-junior drum set. It is a scaled-down version of a regular-size kit and is perfect for young children up to ten. An electronic drum set is also a good option if it isn’t available since it’s easily adjustable and smaller.

5A is the most recommend stick for beginners because of its versatility in terms of musical styles. However, some prefer 7A because of its lighter weight. It’s ideal for younger beginners who don’t need anything heavy.

yes, easy to play in the beginning. Once you get good hand and foot coordination, learning your first rock beat can be used for many songs. However, learning the drums gets more challenging when you learn all the different aspects of lessons such as technique, timing, and coordination.

Stress relieving, fun, physical exercise, boosts hand and foot coordination, the opportunity for gigs or music session jobs.

Learning once a week is possible, but the progress would be slower. We always recommend students attend classes regularly for at least twice a week for 30 or 45 minutes. Spending at least twice a week lesson with the teacher will result in quicker learning of pieces, uninterrupted flow of the lesson, and faster progress in general.

Matched grip is the most used way to hold a drumstick as it is suitable for different types of drumming. A matched grip is mainly used for rock performance. While using this method, you similarly grip the drumsticks underneath your right and left hands. There are other ways of holding a stick, like German, French grips, American and Traditional grips. These types of grips are specialized but are not limited to certain types of techniques or music genres.

Stick tricks are generally for fun and entertainment purposes. It adds more flare to your playing. Although it doesn’t change your sound, it’s one way to add some flashiness and coolness to your playing.

It is a great advantage since you have a piece of theoretical knowledge about time signatures, tempo, rhythm, and dynamics.

A drum key is a small metal device with a T shape. It’s used tuning for tuning or adjusting a drum’s tension rods or changing the pitch by stretching the drumheads. It is also used to adjust the drum hardware in general.

These are called Quiet or Silent cymbals. Quiet cymbals are famous among musicians who need to practice quietly in a place with noise restrictions. These cymbals are made from unique metal alloys and punched with holes resulting in softer and shorter sounds.

Drum brushes are ordinary in jazz. Drummers now use these brushes to produce varied, softer yet exciting tones and effects, such as swooshing sounds, which drumsticks cannot deliver. It is traditionally made of natural animal hair and sometimes metal wires.

A snare drum makes its distinctive sound due to a set of wires that sit outside the bottom drumhead. These wires are called the “snare” and make a rattling sound when the drum is struck.

Some drummers play the kick pedal with their heel up for a stronger and accented kick. This is good and comfortable for beginners since there’s less pressure on the shin and leg muscles. More experienced players prefer heel down for faster kicks.

Drum rudiments are relatively small patterns that form the foundation for more extended and complex drumming patterns. It would be best if you had a solid foundation in the drum rudiments to improve your technique and skills. Some of these rudiments include single stroke, rolls, paradiddle, drag, flams etc.

In drumming, a groove is a repeated phrase that sets and maintains the rhythm and tempo of the piece. Groove is the swing and flow of a beat or song. If a beat has a good feel to it, it has a good groove.