San Diego Drum Lessons is based in Rancho Bernardo/4S Ranch, and run by Professional Drummer Simon DasGupta; a drum set instructor since 1997. You have made the first step to finding a friendly, professional, reliable and conscientious drum teacher – A drum tutor with a solid musical background, a modern approach, and a track record of successfully developing drum students.

Whatever your aims with the instrument, I can help you achieve them. You may be a complete beginner learning to play drums from scratch, an established player looking to improve technique or music reading skills, or you may be looking for a way to reduce stress or simply start a new hobby. Whatever your aims or aspirations, I can help you by providing a tailored plan of tuition that suits your needs, while being fun, entertaining, and hugely rewarding at the same time.

Together, we can agree on objectives and values, and work towards your goal. Whether that goal is world domination, fulfilling a long term ambition, creating a new challenge; or simply something to do in the evening to forget about the pressures of the day – I can help you every step of the way.

This website should give you all the information you need – and please be sure to check the FAQ “Frequently Asked Questions” section for more detail.

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  • On-Line Drum LessonsDrum Ambition Online Video Drum Lessons – Now LIVE!

    Simon’s online video drum lesson service “Drum Ambition” is now live! Check out the Drum Ambition website for more details.

  • TestimonialsTestimonial

    “Simon is a top notch player, educator, event organizer, and most of all ..PERSON!
    He is a good friend and I would highly recommend him for any professional drumming
    situation..playing, teaching, as a clinician…anything. He has a really big heart and is a real Pro!!”.

    Gregg Bissonette – Los Angeles, CA (LA Studio Drummer, Clinician, Drummer for Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band)