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Lessons

COVID 19 Update: Lessons with Rufus Drum Shop
With the onset of Covid 19, Rufus Drum Shop is currently doing all of our lessons online. We do not have a date set as of yet for the studio re-opening.
With over 40 years of experience in music education, our roster of teachers are ready to give you a lesson in the comfort of your home. We teach on a number of different platforms such as Facetime, Skype and Zoom. Lessons are booked on a 30 minute basis. We charge $30.00 for a 30 minute one on one lesson. Lessons can be booked as a drop in or on a weekly recurring basis. We are very flexible with times and lessons can be arranged for more than once a week. No matter your style, we have a teacher for you.
We offer lessons for the drum kit, cajon, and other hand percussion.

Email us or call (604) 222-DRUM (3786) to book your lessons

Rufus Drum Shop has a roster of highly qualified and personable instructors who teach a variety of musical styles and instruments. We offer lessons on acoustic drums. All of our instructors are practicing musicians and offer a range of musical styles such as folk, bluegrass, rock, pop, blues, jazz and metal. Whether you are 5 or 85, we have a teacher that will get you drumming!

Tuition Fees: We offer two options for lessons: drop-in or weekly. Lesson rates are $30 per half hour.

Weekly Lessons: Weekly lessons are paid by the calendar month on the first lesson of the month. Payment is required when the lesson time is booked, either in person, or by phone. If you prefer, we can keep a record of a credit card to process monthly payments. Once you have registered for weekly lessons, you will be on the schedule indefinitely or until proper notice to discontinue lessons is given.

Drop-in Lessons: The tuition fee for a “drop-in” lesson is $30.00 for a half hour, payment is required when the lesson is booked. Drop-in lessons are booked by availability and can not be cancelled.

Missed Lessons/Cancellations: If you are unable to attend a weekly lesson, we require 48 hours notice. With proper notice the option of a make-up lesson will be available. Unfortunately without sufficient notice, the student will be charged for the lesson. Lesson(s) that must be missed due to an instructor’s illness or professional obligations will either be rescheduled or filled in by a qualified substitute instructor. If you decide to discontinue lessons, the regular 48 hours notice is required. Drop-in lessons cannot be cancelled. Please call (604) 222-DRUM (3786) for any scheduling changes and speak with the front desk.

Please call us at (604) 222-DRUM (3786) for more detailed schedule information.

INSTRUCTOR BIOS

Jamie Lee

Jamie Lee was born in Seoul, Republic of Korea in 1993. She started playing drums at the age of 10 and writing music since high school. When she moved to Vancouver, Canada in 2008, she decided to pursue in music as a professional performer and a composer. In 2013, she started studying music at Capilano University and received a Bechelors Degree in Jazz Performance in 2018. She studied with Dave Robbins, Dylan van der Schyff, Jared Burrows and Juno award winning Brad Turner, she played in numerous small groups and large ensembles during her time at Capilano University. She is now one of the rising jazz artists in Vancouver’s jazz scene, known for her expressive and sensitive approach on the drums and her unique compositions.
Availability: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday