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WOOD & WEATHER DRUM ACADEMY

Wood & Weather Drum Academy is the premier drum school of Western Massachusetts. We offer lessons covering the full gamut of drumming, from drum set and percussion to recording and beat making. In-person and remote lessons offered. All ages and experience welcome.

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Schedule a trial lesson and give us a try! Send us a message at lessons@woodandweatherdrumshop.com or call us at 413-478-4367.


Lesson Room

Two lessons rooms outfitted with drum sets, xylophone, vibraphone, timpani, recording equipment and a whole lot of percussion.

 

Lesson Room 1Lesson Room 2

Our teachers

Music lessons are not one size fits all. Our teachers craft a unique lesson plan for each student, setting goals in line with their musical interests while building off the fundamentals to ensure a well-rounded musical vocabulary.

We are growing and adding more teachers soon!

 

colin jalbert

COLIN JALBERT

Colin Jalbert is a drummer, electronic musician and educator from Western Massachusetts. After starting out 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 a decade of private and classroom teaching experience, his approach draws from the rich tradition of the drumset and the younger lineage of electronic music production. Colin has toured and performed with Kat Wright, Eric Krasno, Amos Lee, Mammal Dap, Ryan Hommel, Beau Sasser, Sun Parade, Gokh-Bi System, Sweetback Sisters and many others.


Pricing

30 MINUTES

$30 per lesson

4 Lessons

$120 billed monthly

60 MINUTES

$60 per lesson

4 Lessons

$240 billed monthly

Lessons are held weekly at a day and time agreed upon by you and your instructor. Masks are optional. HEPA air purifiers provided in lesson rooms.

Get in touch with any questions

lessons@woodandweatherdrumshop.com

413-478-4367

Wood & Weather Academy

At Wood & Weather Academy, 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!

Get started

Our facilities

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

Our teachers

Music lessons are not one size fits all. Our teachers craft a unique lesson plan 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 tours and performs with Kat Wright and Jalbatross, and performs solo as Screensavor. He has worked with Eric Krasno, Amos Lee, members of Wu-Tang Clan, Mammal Dap, and Sweetback Sisters among many others.

  • 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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