Brooklyn Drum Studio

Brooklyn Drum Studio


The first step is to set up a trial lesson. Call or e-mail our friendly staff at (718) 855-5400 or . We’ll ask you about yourself OR your child’s age, experience and interests and suggest one of our expert teachers for a single, no-obligation trial lesson.

Complete pricing is shown below:



Individual Lesson: $80. Block rate for on-going sets of five*=$68.50 each (20% discount).

THIRTY MINUTE CHILD LESSONS (starting age 7 through 11)


Individual Lesson: $60. Block rate for on-going sets of five*=$48.50 each (20% discount).

*What are on-going sets of 5 lessons? Any time you run out of credit, your credit or debit card will automatically run for a new set of 5 lessons…but this is not a contract! You can stop lessons at any time and receive a FULL refund of unused lessons.

For more information and to register for a course or trial lesson email or call (718) 855-5400.

Our Drum Teacher - Coleman Bartels

Coleman was born in Hanover, New Hampshire. He began playing the drums at the age of five and by high school was playing professionally around New Hampshire and Vermont. At an early age he had the opportunity to share the stage with jazz greats such as Arturo O’Farrill and Marty Ehrlich. In 2006, he moved to New York to attend the Manhattan School of Music as a jazz performance major. While still in school, he played in many musical situations, including the neo-soul/hip hop artist Lee, with performances at notable venues such as the Blue Note and Brooklyn Academy of Music.

After graduating from MSM in 2011 with a Bachelors in Music, Coleman brought together a talented group of musicians to create Roof Access, a funk/R&B band. In addition to leading his band, Bartels plays as a sidemanin several other bands including Pete Ayres Band, and Elle Morgan. He is also the drummer for Abundant life church in Brooklyn, and several wedding/events bands including Silver Arrow and the Dexter Lake Club Band. He prides him self in his versatility, having the ability to play anything from jazz, to rock, to afro cuban music. As a music educator, Bartels has been a standing member of the faculty at Jazzology summer camps in Hanover, NH. He is now at the Brooklyn Drum Studio and is in demand for private lessons in the tri-state area.

Check Out Coleman in action in the videos below:

What Students are Saying:

“It’s fun! I feel like I make progress every week when I come in for my lesson.” Alex, Computer Programmer

“I always look forward to my lesson. I like it because I get to learn at my own pace.” Gianna, 14 years old.

“I like my drum teacher because he is funny and we learn new things.” Rei, 11 years old.

“I like taking drum lessons because we get to play different beats and play along with songs” Daniel, 10 years old

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