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"My 5 year old has made amazing progress under Dan. Having tried other drum teachers before finding Dan it is clear why he is considered one of the best. He has a fantastic ability to relate his drum teachings to the children, resulting in quick and impressive progress and loads of fun! Thank you." - Rick

"Dan teaches drums to both of our sons (14 and 10). They both think the lessons are fantastic and have developed a real love for drumming… they have both developed really quickly as well, so good to listen to!!" - Paul

"My son has been working with Dan for the past year and the progress he's made is amazing - his confidence and passion have grown and I cannot recommend Dan enough for his brilliant teaching and making learning to drum so much fun!" - Katie

"Great all round consideration of all aspects of drumming! Develops learning and practice techniques to really improve your play! Taken me to beginning of Grade 8. Bespoke training focused on your own needs. Can’t recommend him enough!" - Martin

"Brilliant drum instructor to our 7 year old boy. His weekly highlight is to spend some time with Dan, couldn’t recommend him enough" - Josh

"If you are looking for drum lessons I would highly recommend Dan. He has been teaching my son since September and has introduced him to a variety of different styles and techniques, as well as making sure the lessons and teaching style suit him as an individual. He has helped my son to improve his confidence levels and explore different music genres. Dan is clearly good at what he does and it shows!" - Jess

"Can't recommend Dan enough. He has been teaching my son for 6 months now and he loves Dan and loves his classes. He has learned so much in these few months too!" - Jenny

"Dan is great with my son who was a complete beginner. Dan is very patient and provides a great learning environment" - Terrianne

"Dan is excellent tutor, I take my grand daughter every week and can see improvement, Alyssa enjoys drumming an Dan has a excellent way of engaging Alyssa, to get the best out of every lesson, Highly Recommend !!" - Gareth

"Dan is an excellent teacher, and really puts you at ease from the start. If you are thinking of getting drum lessons you are in safe hands with Dan. Highly recommended." - Laurette

"Highly recommend drumming with Dan, he has been a great inspiration for our son. Learning has been made enjoyable and at a pace our son could build his confidence." - Paula

“Dan is a fantastic drum teacher who has inspired me to become the drummer I am today. His motivational, engaging style of teaching has enhanced my playing and love for the instrument, whilst having great fun at the same time!” - George (Grade 8)

“Dan has taught me for the past three years; excellent teacher, very dynamic, friendly, and wants to achieve the best out of you - you'll never want to miss a lesson!!” - Rob

My daughter has been having lessons from Dan for over a year now and she absolutely loves it! Having had a previous negative experience with a drum teacher, I can honestly say that Dan is extremely good with children, supportive, fun and is genuinely excited about how well his students are progressing. I could not recommend his school of drums enough. - Caroline

We would highly recommend Dan if you or your child are looking for drum lessons. My 12yr old daughter has been going for 7 months now, she really enjoys going and she has learnt so much because of Dan. He always gives feedback after each lesson so we know what she needs to work on that week at home. He also advised us on what drums would be best to have at home as we had no idea what to go for. Thanks Dan - Kelly

My 7 year old son was nervous about starting drum lessons but Dan’s easy going manner quickly put him at ease. After taking my son a few times, I was inspired to have lessons myself and my son and I are progressing and both really enjoy the lessons. - Philippa

"My son has been having lessons with Dan for the last few months. Dan is an excellent teacher and my son is thoroughly enjoying his lessons, he looks forward to his lesson each week and is progressing really well. I highly recommend Dan to anyone looking to learn drums. - Vicky

Dan has been a fantastic teacher over the last couple of months. My 7 year old loves his lessons and has picked up so much in a short period of time. Cheers Dan - Michael

Tailored lessons with an excellent drummer. Very knowledgeable and passionate about the instrument. Top class tuition for a fraction of the cost. - Lewis

My daughter has recently started lessons with Dan. He is fantastic. So friendly, flexible and goes out of his way to help her. He bases his lessons on what my daughter wants to do, whether it’s learning a particular song or helping with gcse music work. He is very approachable and my daughter immediately felt comfortable with him. Would definitely recommend him. - Kathryn

I attend Dan Smith school of drums with my son. Really good progress is being made and my son really enjoys the lessons.
As a parent I would recommend Dan’s approach and having a dedicated drum studio his set up is second to none.
- Matt

My teenager has recently started lessons with Dan and he is enjoying them so much! Dan is a cool, friendly and easy going man who is also very knowledgeable and I'm looking forward to seeing what him and my son can achieve together. - Michelle

Dan is a great teacher, he makes lesson interesting and has great ways of explaining things. Highly recommended. - Helen

Dan is brilliant with my son. He thoroughly enjoys his drum lessons and although he has only just started to learn, he is already growing in confidence. - Louise

Both my boys have Drum lessons with Dan- I can’t recommend enough - they are both loving their lessons and it’s amazing to see them play with such confidence. - Fiona

Have seen a big improvement with my son's skills and ability, he's always looking forward to the class. - Olaniwura

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