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We have moved premises! 
Located in Derby's Cathedral Quarter.
1 College Place 
Full Street

It is good to be involved in small business Saturday alongside all the amazing local businesses based in Derby Cathedral Quarter. #smallbusinesssaturday #smallbiz @smallbizsatuk

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Student Video Gallery 2023

Congratulations our awesome students achieving their RSL Awards Graded Qualifications over the summer. We're delighted with all of the results and the hard work our students put in along the way.

A great example of 'Razorhead' by our student Josh from the RSL Awards Grade 7 Syllabus.

Drum Student Josh playing with band at Derby Marketplace Venue :) Josh has recently passed Grade 7 with a Distinction and is working towards his Grade 8 exam having taken and passed all grades previous. 

BBC Radio Derby Feature one of our Student's Mason.

"We are delighted to see one of our ex students John Ninon doing good with his own school in Bangalore India. As a teacher I had lots of fun developing John, it is a delight that he has taken his new skills back to his home in India and is now inspiring others around him to take up music. Michael"

Talent Show Finals!


A massive congratulations to one of our  Student's Zac who has won his School Talent Show!! Nice one Zac. We're very impressed. Keep it up! :)

Well done to Katherine who took part in her school's talent show too. 


Exam Results in,


Well done to all our students for passing your exams with flying colours. Several Distinctions & Merits all round.


Welcome to all new starters and all the best to all our students doing their Rock School Grades from age 5 to 76! No one is too young or too old to succeed here.


Yes, we really do have a 76 year young learner preparing for a Debut graded exam!




Special Educational Needs provides no barrier here at MM Drum School. Shout out to Joel with his music compositions and well done all SEN learners with exceptional progress in all sessions.

Drumming in the News!

Good luck to all of our students who will be doing their Rockschool Exams soon!! :)

"The Drummers Guide: Book 2, The Intermediate"


Our second book has been released. World wide distribution has been implemented and our book is available in two formats. Paperback & e-book. Available now on Amazon -


MM Drum School is featured in Derbyshire Live. Mason has come a long way since he first joined us and is a shinning example of someone who has gained valuable personal development.

MM Drum School® Signature Drum Sticks now on sale. Head over to our online shop or come down to our site in Derby for collection.

Shout out to Ollie Green who has done his first year of teaching with us. Ollie is an excellent teacher and his ability to engage such a large blend of learners is impressive. I'm very pleased to have Ollie with us and I look forward to seeing him continue to thrive.

Thomas achieved a Merit in his RSL Awards Grade 4 Exam. Here's a video of him playing 'Lets Dance' by David Bowie. #RSLCert

Amrayt completed a work experience placement with us during the summer of 2022. It has been tricky for Amrayt to find a placement that suits his need due to his Autism. We've been delighted with his progress and have kept Amrayt post placement to help us out time to time.  

Some quality footage of one of our many talented students. RSL Awards Grade 6 'Mindsweeper',

Our student Matt drumming with his band.

No matter what level you're at, we have the resources and personal to drive you higher. Matt achieved a Distinction in his grade 8 Drum Exam! Awesome!


"Our amazing owner and lead tutor Michael Moore had his P.R shoot for our new book recently. Thanks to Lauren and Sophie for working on the campaign."

Matt, Admin.

5 Years at MM Drum School®! Nick
Glyn-Davies has been an integral part to our journey.
He brings so much joy to our students. I've always
been impressed with Nick's professionalism and his
ability to adapt his teaching to a diverse blend of
learners. Onwards and upwards Nick! 😃👍🥁

Staff training & Qualifications.


"Our Administrator Matt became a fully qualified Administrator completing his work based diploma at MM Drum School. Matt has put in much effort for this achievment and takes pride in his role. I oftern wonder how I would manage with out him. He's now into his 8th year working at MM Drum School" Michael.

Drum Lessons Derby - Award Winning | MM Drum School®

"I love my drumming at MM Drum School, it's so FUN and I love it"

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