Farquhar Drumming Supplies
Farquhar Drumming Supplies
125 Glenburn Gardens
West Lothian
EH47 8NW
Tel: 07815 547880
e-mail: david@farquhardrummingsupplies.com
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David has over 30 years playing experience and has been teaching drums for over 15 years. All lessons take place in the Lothian Drum Tuition custom built teaching studio. All drum kits are acoustic and consist of Pearl Studio Masters and Pearl Masterworks. Students have come for lessons from as far as the Orkneys and cities such as Liverpool.

General Info
Beginners to Advanced
Drum kit or Pipe band drumming
Lessons are suited for ages 7 upwards
Learn for fun
Course material provided
Drumsticks and other accessories can be purchased from the Lothian Drum tuition studio

Student Info
After a few years of lessons at Lothian Drum Tuition, many students go on to play in bands and some go on to play drums in theatre production shows

Student Showcase

This is 14 year old David Mark, current student of David Farquhar who has been studying pipe band drumming and drum kit since he was 10 years of age. David achieved two 1st places from both adjudicators at the World solo drumming juvenile section 2 qualifying heat in 2011.

Lesson Duration & Fees
1 hour 17.00
45 minutes 15.00
30 minutes 10.00

Rock, Swing, Latin, Funk and Pipe band drumming are the main styles. However there are many other types of drumming styles to learn, depending on the interests and demands of each student

  • Music Theory
  • Correct stick grip
  • Rudiments
  • Reading studies
  • Hand / Foot Technique
  • Snare drum pieces
  • Grooves and Fills
  • Rock School graded 1 - 8 exams are held at selected exam centres and certificates are sent to Lothian Drum Tuition around 2 weeks after the exam date. Drum students will have the opportunity to sit the exam when ready. The exam will last 20 minutes
  • SQA Examination board pieces for School standard grade to Advanced higher level:- Drum Charts provided along with play-along cd

Rock School Exams
The Pass mark for the Trinity rock school exams is 65%. All students that has studied with David since 2001 has gained over 80% in their exam with the majority achieving over 90%

To book a lesson or block of lessons please call 07815 547880 or email

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