- 20+ years teaching experience
- Conservatorium trained – Bachelor of Music (Jazz Drums)
- Part of the Drum Cartel teaching team
- Part of the Vic Firth PDT (Private Drum Teachers) program
- Relaxed and positive teaching environment in Kensington, Melbourne
- Working With Children Check
- Recording facilities available – students can take home audio copies of their lesson or particular exercises that were worked on in the lessons
As an in-demand live and studio session player, Steve has performed with artists like Kate Miller-Heidke, Angus & Julia Stone, Muriel's Wedding the Musical, Darren Hayes, Evita the Musical, Evan Klar, Transport, The Given Things, Medollic, A Family of Strangers, and Chris Pickering, just to name a few. While balancing a busy live performance and recording schedule, Steve devotes a large part of his time to drum lessons - teaching around 50 students per week. He completed a Bachelor of Music at the QLD Conservatorium in 2001 and currently offers drum lessons from his Melbourne studio.MORE ABOUT STEVE
"I'm never more comfortable on stage or in the studio than when Steve's behind the kit. Also, he's always on time and his t-shirts are nicely pressed."
"Steve Pope is a complete drum educator. His experience and knowledge of styles, technique and groove is extensive... he works to the needs of each student, helping them develop their sound."
"Steve’s great playing and ideas in the studio make getting a high-end result possible every time."
"Steve is our man! One of the hardest working teachers and session players around."
"Great teacher, great drummer and really nice bloke."
STEVE HAS PERFORMED LIVE WITH...
Darren Hayes, Angus & Julia Stone, Kate Miller-Heidke, Muriel's Wedding the Musical, Evita the Musical, Evan Klar, Darling James, The Given Things, Transport, Chris Pickering, Daisie May, Jamie Lee Wilson, A Family of Strangers, Neighbourhood Groove Collective, Precision Oiler, Pangaea, Medollic, Brad Butcher, Bulldozer and many more...
STEVE HAS RECORDED IN STUDIO WITH...
Kate Miller-Heidke, Sheppard, Muriel's Wedding the Musical, Francesca de Valence, Daisie May, Transport, Ana Marina, A Family of Strangers, The Given Things, Jackseven, Medollic, Bulldozer, Andrew Redford, Cherie Csikos, Kate Heart, Mitch Barrington, Levi Kane and many more...
DRUM LESSONS - MELBOURNE
WHY LEARN WITH STEVE?
- Students are encouraged to offer input into the direction of their drum lessons.
- Modern approach to drum set learning with an important grounding in the traditional aspects and fundamentals.
- Students learn the practical application of technique and rudiment patterns into a musical context.
- Drumming should be fun!