Drum lessons

from metal to pop or jazz, at Popschool Den Haag you'll be able to learn any genre

What to expect

Grooves and percussion

In our drum lessons you will become acquainted with one of the most spectacular musical instruments; the drums. You'll soon learn some simple rhythms and before you know it you'll be playing along to your favorite music! The teacher also regularly picks up a guitar or bass guitar so that you experience what it is like to play with another instrument.

Not only beginners are welcome; advanced students can also take lessons to improve their technique, sound and/or creativity. And if you have dreams of a higher education in music, we can help prepare you for your audition!

In our drum lessons you will become acquainted with one of the most spectacular musical instruments; the drums. You'll soon learn some simple rhythms and before you know it you'll be playing along to your favorite music! The teacher also regularly picks up a guitar or bass guitar so that you experience what it is like to play with another instrument.

Not only beginners are welcome; advanced students can also take lessons to improve their technique, sound and/or creativity. And if you have dreams of a higher education in music, we can help prepare you for your audition!

In general, most topics are approached from a practical point of view so exercises and theory are directly applied in a musical context!

 

At Popschool Den Haag you can take drum lessons to learn to play in a band, put more creativity into your playing, to learn better timing or to prepare for an entrance exam at one of the Conservatories or pop schools.

In general, most topics are approached from a practical point of view so exercises and theory are directly applied in a musical context!

At Popschool Den Haag you can take drum lessons to learn to play in a band, put more creativity into your playing, to learn better timing or to prepare for an entrance exam at one of the Conservatories or pop schools.

About the teachers

Josha Nuis

Josha graduated in 2008 as a drummer from the pop department of the Amsterdam conservatory. Since then, he has been active as a drum teacher at various music schools in the Randstad, including the Koorenhuis in The Hague, the VAK in Delft and the CKC in Zoetermeer. In addition, he has been making stages and festivals all over the world unsafe for years with various bands. At the moment Josha drums for Bullerslug, Carceri, Eve's Fall and Skellot.

Matthijs de Ridder

Matthijs de Ridder studied drums at the Rotterdam Conservatory (pop) and the Royal Conservatory (jazz) in The Hague. He played with various bands and artists on stages at home and abroad and in various radio and TV programs. After his studies, he received a special grant from the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds to follow masterclasses in the US (New Orleans and New York) for 6 months with various top drummers. Matthijs has been working as a teacher since he was 18, gave band coaching workshops at various secondary schools and is used to teaching students of all ages and levels. He recently followed and completed the master's degree in Music & Technology at the Utrecht School of the Arts. He is therefore also the right place for lessons or coaching in the field of music production.