Ash Powell
Surrey, South East England
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Teaching Location:Idol Hands Music & Design, Oxted, South East England, RH8 9EP
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About Ash Powell

After picking up his first pair of sticks at the age of eleven, the drums have been at the forefront of Ash’s life for the past fourteen years. Playing the drums became more than just a hobby, it was a career. To fulfil this Ash attended, and graduated from the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM) in 2016 with a degree in Professional Musicianship, and in 2017 he completed a Post-Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning.

As a busy freelance professional drummer, Ash has gained a wealth of experience playing with numerous artists and bands across the country, embarking on professional tours up and down the United Kingdom and playing some of the countries most prestigious music venues and festivals. He has also had the honour of recording with some of the music industries most recognised producers and at some of the top recording studios in the United Kingdom.

Ash is a passionate educator, and has been delivering one-to-one lessons for over two years to students at a wide range of ability levels, from absolute beginner, to advanced level. Ash aims to provide high quality, challenging, and most importantly fun drum lessons designed to suit your ability and fit your drumming desires and goals - no matter how big or small!

Examples of what you can learn: 

  • A wide range of drumming styles (Rock, Pop, Funk, Reggae, Metal etc.)
  • Drumming grades & exams (Trinity Rock & Pop, Rockschool)
  • Tracks from your favourite bands/artists
  • How to perform confidently on stage
  • Playing along to a metronome/click track
  • Techniques

Drum Lessons in Oxted.


Live - 
‘Groove Hoover - A Tribute to Classic Rock’ 
The Supertones (Function Band)
Charlie Moss

Studio credits - 
’Never Stop Loving You’ - Charlie Moss
’NYC’ - Charlie Moss
‘One More Drink’ - Charlie Moss
'These Broken Bones’ EP - Saltlake
‘Medicate Me’ EP - Saltlake 

Qualifications -
BA Hons in Professional Musicianship 
PGCE in Teaching & Learning

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