In-Studio or Skype Lessons Available!
Lessons with Sacha will be customised to each students individual needs and will tackle everything from basic music notation/theory, mastering standard and extended drum rudiments and most important of all – learning how to play songs in all styles of music. Even if you’ve never played before, you’ll walk away from your first lesson able to play a basic drumbeat and with a fundamental understanding of drumstick and foot pedal technique.
Teaching since 2005
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Teaches students aged 10+
Born and bred in Brisbane, Sacha is a multi-faceted drummer known for his delicate yet explosive playing and creative improvisational style.
With over twenty years performing experience in various musical genres including rock & pop, funk, jazz, fusion, salsa, afro-Cuban, Brazilian, big band & musical theatre, Sacha’s musical voice is diverse and colourful, and set in a strong foundation of drumming traditions from around the world. Sacha’s drumming can be heard on several Australian releases including renowned salsa band Chukale, and jazz groups such as Cleon’s Three, Louise Denson Group and Enthusiastic Musician’s Orchestra. Sacha is a regular on the Brisbane jazz circuit, performing regularly with local and international artists, and has performed at major music festivals and events such as Splendour In The Grass, Woodford Folk Festival, Bellingen Global Carnival, Brisbane Festival, Darling Harbour Jazz Festival, Darling Harbour Latin Fiesta, York Jazz Festival, Wangaratta Festival of Jazz, the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols and more. In 2018 Sacha performed in the Australian premiere of Disenchanted! – the hit broadway musical garnering excellent reviews.
Sacha teaches drum kit and timbales from his home studio in Cannon Hill, Brisbane as well as producing online video lessons which have accrued 20,000 subscribers and over 3 million video views.
Sacha plays Yamaha Drums exclusively.