Courses Overview

With over 20 years of teaching and live / studio playing experience across multiple genres, the hands-on knowledge Neill is able to put into personalised lessons with students of every level ensures easily interpreted learning with great results. 


You will explore developmental skills further and discover a whole new perspective and passion for playing drums, whether beginner or expert AND have the opportunity to professionally record your favourite tracks 🎧

Take a look at an overview of the lessons and course options below and choose the right one for you.



Welcome aboard to a life-changing experience!

Learning a musical instrument (the right way!) has to be one of the most thrilling, rewarding, fun, occasionally maddening, uplifting, joyous personal pursuits there is!

Drums... doubly so!!

Rarely is there a single student not grinning from ear-to-ear on their first outing playing along with a favourite track. Of course, this takes some concerted study and practice to achieve, but at DrumLab you learn in incremental and achievable steps. Before you know it, you'll be blasting some of the world's greatest groove and fills!  

DrumLab gives every beginner the opportunity to have a free 'taster' lesson and experience what it's like to play in a studio on a top quality drum set.    



Your drumming world is about to get a whole lot bigger!

If you are already an intermediate or advanced student, a budding pro drummer, or an existing professional looking to expand their knowledge on music styles plus correctly applied technique and theory, DrumLab will get you through the toughest of drumming obstacles with customised and focused study modules and materials.

The number of DrumLab students and exam distinction graduates who have gone on to become respected industry professionals in their own right is testament to the success of the learning methods devised by DrumLab.

Music Notes


DrumLab UK not only offers the most comprehensive range of drums study options and material available across all levels, but also features a unique multiple curricula exam-based structure as well as a non-exam beginners programme called the DrumLab Launchpad.

DrumLab is equipped to cater for the two most popular and complete exam-grade (1-8 & ATCL/LTCL) syllabuses accepted at most UK schools - Trinity College London and Rock School UK, as well as, the very successful and comprehensive internal DrumLab curriculum adaptable to students of all levels, right from the very beginner to pro-player standard.