Rob Oates

Instrument(s) Taught: Drum Kit

Robert started playing drums at the age of 13 and after studying through the Trinity Guildhall exams, he passed with distinction at the age of 17. He went on to study Popular Music with a specialism in drums at the prestigious Leeds Conservatoire where he graduated with a 1st Class Degree. 

Robert has been a working freelance musician for 10 years with extensive recording, session and performance experience, playing at festivals and gigs up and down the country including Boomtown, Love Supreme, Live at Leeds, King Tuts Summer Nights and many more! 

When teaching Robert takes a relaxed and personal approach, ensuring each of his students have personalised lessons dedicated to their specific goals and abilities. Robert teaches his students all the necessary skills to become well rounded drummers, skills such as: solid time keeping & groove, fills and chops, creative and musicianship, technique, and many more over a wide range of genres.