Wood & Weather Drum School

At Wood & Weather Drum School, we offer lessons covering the full gamut of drumming. Whether you want to learn drum set, classical percussion, or recording and beat making, we are here to help you along your musical journey. Offering in-person and remote lessons. All ages and experience welcome!

Our facilities

Lessons rooms are outfitted with two drum sets, mallets, hand drums, recording equipment and a whole lot of percussion.

We have everything you need to start playing today.

Our teachers

Learn one-on-one with teachers who can provide real world playing experience. Music lessons are not one size fits all. Our teachers craft a unique lesson path for each student, setting goals in line with their musical interests while building off the fundamentals to ensure a well-rounded musical vocabulary.

  • Colin Jalbert

    Colin Jalbert is a drummer, electronic musician and educator from Western Massachusetts. Starting on pots and pans at age 5, Colin went on to study with Clark Seibold and later with Dr. Peter Coutsouridis at Westfield State University. With over a decade of private and classroom teaching experience, he brings an intentful approach to every lesson. Colin currently performs with Kat Wright, Jalbatross, and Beau Sasser among others. He has also worked with Eric Krasno, Amos Lee, members of Wu-Tang Clan, Mammal Dap, and Ryan Hommel.

    [photo by Cedric Pilard]

  • Ted Sullivan

    Ted Sullivan has been playing and studying drums and percussion for over 20 years. He received his music degree from University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2010, where he studied with renown Jazz drummer and educator Bob Gullotti. When he's not performing with his own band Beast Mode, he can be seen backing countless acts across New England including the Boston-based BT/ALC Big Band and Planet Radio. Ted's teaching style draws from a deep knowlege of funk, R&B and jazz, coupled with a love of hip-hop and his talents as a beatmaker.

  • Half Hour – $30/Lesson

    $120 billed monthly.

    4 weekly lessons each month.

    Recommended for beginners and younger students.

  • Full Hour – $60/Lesson

    $240 billed monthly.

    4 weekly lessons each month.

    Recommended for intermediate to advanced players.

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