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Where we came from

Drumming Solutions Ltd was established in August 2008 to facilitate the work of two drum kit tutors and the development of a teaching resource, Drumming solutions foundation book. Since then the company has taken on further tutors and developed two further projects called Samba Con Brio and... Read More

Head of Drumming Solutions

m: 07929 348286
e: rhys@drummingsolutions.co.uk

Rhys Bio

At the age of 11, Rhys had his first drum lesson. He practiced daily but it was during his teenage years that he made his mark by successfully auditioning for the popular South Wales metal band Akira, with whom he recorded two successful EPs.

In 2006 Rhys left the band to study drum kit at the Nexus Academy of Music in Coventry. For two years he was taught by drummers who had played at the highest level. During this time Rhys gained invaluable drumming knowledge and versatility playing in many session gigs ranging from country to gospel. He also played on numerous studio EPs gaining priceless recording and studio experience.

In his second year at Nexus, Rhys developed and enhanced his tutoring credentials by leading numerous one to one sessions and fronting several drum workshops. He also gained invaluable group work experience teaching up to eighteen students at a time in a classroom environment.

Having completed the Trinity College Grade exams, Rhys returned home to Pontyclun, South Wales, wanting to pass on his passion for drumming. He was instrumental in setting up Drumming Solutions. In April 2009 Rhys Married Sarah, a singing coach he met at Nexus. They currently live in Pontypridd.


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Amazing, dedicated tutors, I have learnt shed loads and now I love to play with a metronome! Dayle Perkins - University Student
Drumming Solutions work has greatly contributed to the event becoming one of the largest community events in the valleys. Steve Smith - Communities First Porth Cluster
Really great skills, brilliant lessons, and good people! Wouldn't be anywhere without these guys! Arran Watt - Y-Pant School Pupil
The Samba workshop was a new experience for our team day. It was a very enjoyable afternoon session, which was delivered very well. Would highly recommend it. Dorothy Johnson, Head of HR - Wales Audit Office
Rhys has a lovely teaching manner, and is very encouraging. He gives praise when it's due and he has a great sense of humour and we all feel very comfortable in his company. Elen Davies - Mother to Griff age 10
Enthusiastic, vibrant and dynamic... Just a few words to describe the Samba sessions with Samba Con Brio. We will be using them again. Richard Eynon - RCT E3+ co-ordinator
Rhys has been teaching my two son for well over four years. He has a lively and fun way of teaching that inspires his pupils. Would definitely recommend. Steven Marshall - Father of Nathan age 17 and Evan