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Take online drum lessons from the privacy of your own home. Webcam drum lessons are done in real time via Skype. Many students prefer the convenience of web lessons because they perform on their own drum set. A online consultation will be set up to discuss what you would like to cover. After this, payments are made via Pay Pal.

For online drum lessons you will need:

  1. A computer
  2. A webcam and high speed internet connection
  3. Skype (a free program)


Skype video lesson rates:

  1. 30 minute drum lesson $30
  2. 45 minute drum lesson $40

Students who pay monthly will receive a $10 off discount.

Please send a email to if you have any questions or would like to .




Ages 10 and up and all abilities are welcome. Areas of study include: Hand/Foot technique, Various Styles/Genres, Soloing, Grooving, Independence, etc.

Private drum lesson are offered at these locations:

  1. Fork’s Drum Closet in downtown Nashville
  2. Derico’s private teaching studio in Nashville

Required materials

  1. Derico Watson's book and other materials based on student's ability/performance level, drumsticks, a practice pad and metronome. Owning a drum set is not required.
  2. Checks (payable to Derico Watson) and cash is accepted.

In-person lesson rates

  1. 45 minute drum lesson $40
  2. Students who pay monthly will receive a $15 discount.

Lesson cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to the lesson to receive credit towards future lessons.



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