Drum Lessons in Orange

It's great to start at a young age!  Have you ever wondered why it's so easy for young children to learn more than one language?  Yamaha introduces music fundamentals to children at the time when their hearing capabilities are developing rapidly.  

Music Maker is recommended by:

  • PYLUSD School District, see recommendation.
  • Anaheim City Recreation Department, see schedule (Click Special Interest, Click Location: Music Maker Academy)
  • iLEAD Home Study Program, see info

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Drum Programs at Music Maker are offered for students from 5 years old to adults. Young beginners (5 to 6) are evaluated for readiness.  Students will learn multiple styles including: from Rudimental Drumming to Classical, from Rock and Jazz, to Latin drum set styles.  Lessons will focus on musical literacy, technique, music theory (rhythm, scales, and chords), as well as developing a vocabulary for basic and advanced drumming rudiments, ensemble and solo performance, and applying popular music to percussion.  

Drum classes at Music Maker are enhanced by the multiple performing opportunities to showcase a solo performance in a recital or jam with other musicians, including a rock band.  

One of our teacher graduated from AGOSTINI conservatory, where playing drum is a cool. See Dante AGOSTINI de Tours

Our faculties

  • Eric Berringer

    Eric Berringer

    Teaches Drums & Percussion

    Bachelor of Music degree: Berklee College of Music, MD
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  • John Gandy

    John Gandy

    Teaches Bass, Guitar, Ukulele, & Drum

    Associate in Music degree: Musicians Institute, Hollywood
    Associate of Arts business degree: Fullerton College
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  • Nicolas De Gaulejac

    Nicolas De Gaulejac

    Teaches Drums, Percussion

    Master of Music degree: Agostini Drum School Conservatory, France
    Studied at The Toulouse Conservatory in France (4 years)
    Certificate: Musicians Institute, Hollywood (recipient of Jazz award)
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The City Of Orange

The City of Orange, with a population of 138,640 is situated in Central Orange County, approximately 32 miles southeast of Los Angeles. The City's land area is 27 square miles. The City's planning area is 38 square miles, with a "Sphere of Influence" area of 55 square miles. Included in the City's Sphere of Influence is 18,500 acres of undeveloped land owned by The Irvine Company.

Some highlight in the city are:

  • Irvine Regional Park is nestled among a grove of heritage Oak and Sycamore trees. The rolling foothills surrounding the park are filled with a variety of wildlife. Trees and shaded turf areas provide a serene setting for leisure activities. Santiago Creek bisects the park and a pond with stone-work waterfall and foot bridge is located in the center of the park. The variety of landscape greatly enhances the park's beauty. Remember to visit the OC Zoo inside the park.1 Irvine Park Road Orange, CA 92869 
  • Orange Hill Restaurant, escape to our patio and relax with a glass of wine from our award-winning wine list or enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail from our vibrant O BAR lounge. Touting high-quality seasonal ingredients and local produce, Orange Hill serves USDA Prime Steaks aged perfectly up to 28 days, chateaubriand and a signature miso marinated Chilean seabass. Recently awarded Most Romantic Restaurant and Best Sunday Brunch by the Orange County Register, Orange Hill offers an experience that you will never forget. 6410 E Chapman Ave, 6410 East Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869-4355 (Cliffway)
  • The Outlets at Orange, shop, shop, shop....20 City Blvd W. Orange, CA 92868-3100

Irvine Regional Park