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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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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.

Welcome Ian Bissett to the team. Ian brings many years of music industry experience and has been affiliated to: Julian Cope, Brain Donor, Nigel Kennedy, lukan, six by seven, Alice Cooper, Def Leppard, Thunder, Ruby Turner, Brian May. Ian is also, a talent scout and has worked for Warner Brothers discovering talent. He will be working for us privately one to one in Derby. With the amount of Talent this school has, Ian can unlock doors that many can't. Great to have him onboard.

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Head over to the drum school shop and have a look at what we have to offer. Gift Cards, Drum Keys, Sticks, Hardware, Stands. We're always adding various items


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

Matt, Admin.

Our student Matt drumming with his band.

No matter what level you're at, we have the resources and personal to drive you higher.


Welcome Nick Glyn-Davies to the team.

Nick who is already a music teacher at Holbrook Autism School will be helping us reach out and empower more learners as our school grows.

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We're pleased to announce that Ex Derby Telegraph Journalist & writer Sophie Sparham has joined the team working on our local P.R campaign for our newly released book - The Drummers Guide: Book 1, The Beginners.

Our book is currently generating most popularity from American bookstores and in mainland Europe so, it's time to ignite our local UK Campaign.


We are pleased to announce that Gez Addictive has joined the team as a Teacher and is almost fully booked out already.

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We're Co hosting Fleet Arts Christmas Rock School 2017 with Alpha Pro Creative. See contact information on the flyer :) #christmas #rockout #musicworkshops #bands #fun #workingtogether

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Staff training & Qualifications.


"Congratulations to Admin Matt becoming a fully qualified Administrator. Completing his work based diploma at MM Drum School makes us a proud employer. 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" Michael.

Exam Results in,


Well done Amrit achieving grade 4 merit 80%!


Talent Show Finals!


A massive congratulations to one of our 8 year old Student's Josh Green who has won his School Talent Show!! Nice one Josh. We're very impressed. Keep it up! :)


Rock School Grades


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 Dibden with his music compositions and well done all SEN learners with exceptional progress in all sessions.

Drumming in the News!

Tuck Shop Now Open!


Come and see what goodies we have got  :P

Well done to student Eitan for successfully completing his work placement with us!! :)

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New additions to our kit are coming soon! Be on the look out for them the next time you come!

Well done John! 76 year young drummer practicing hard for his Debut drum exam with RSL Rock School Ltd. The exam board kindly featured John on their social media. We would like to thank everyone for all your support.

Accessories now onsale at our shop! Sticks, Tuners, Washers, Felts, Clamps etc. Drop by and have a look at what we have on offer!

"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"

Josh Green (aged 9) performing us RSL - Rockschool Ltd. Drums Debut 'Z'. I think we'll be seeing more of Josh as he progresses though the grades. He has already won his schools talent show last year and will be sitting his exam soon in the next block.

Big congratulations to our young Alex who has achieved a solid Merit in his recent exam. A few years ago before Alex joined us, he stopped playing all together having lost confidence. I have personally been delighted with Alex's new level of playing and overall confidence. Michael.

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 -



#RSLCert exam results coming in strong. We’re delighted to see hard work pay off. Josh aged 9, already won his schools talent show and has now achieved a solid distinction in his recent exam.


Awesome stuff!! Well done Alex!

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Exam Success!

Well done to all those who have passed their RSL Drum Exams over Nov/Dec. Nice to see a diverse mix of ages taking formal examinations.


New Room Open! :)

Drum Room 2

We have recently refurbished one of our rooms into a fully kitted out Drum Room.

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