The goal of the Professional Program of the Modern Music School is to educate musicians at the highest level and prepare them comprehensively for a life as professional musicians.

The Professional Program Drums is designed as an intensive training course and is especially designed for the instrument drums.

Within 20 months, you will be trained as a professional drummer in the Professional Program Drums. Your coaches will teach you everything you need to know and can do in the music business as a drummer, from the basics to high level. The training program ranges from the correct maintenance and care of the instrument and the right posture when playing drums to harmony, rhythm, improvisation and learning different styles and soloing to performance and recording.
You will also learn the most important things about the music business and teaching. Because only if you know all your rights and possibilities, you will be able to make use of all the professional opportunities that are available to you as a professional drummer. In the Professional Program Drums, you will not only be prepared for the stage, but also for the possibilities of teaching as a drum teacher and for the studio – for recording and producing. And you’ll learn how to market yourself and your music best.

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Your instructors

The comprehensive teaching spectrum of the Professional Program is covered by instructors who are experienced professionals in their respective fields. The Professional Program Drums not only consists of particularly intensive drum lessons. Exclusively for our Professional Training, we have experts from the fields of business and teaching who will prepare you for all the risks of a musical career. Business administration, media law, coaching and education are also on the curriculum for our future professional drummers.

Your instructors for the Professional Program Drums are professionals on drums. But they don’t just know what’s important when playing drums and performing on stage. They also know how to teach you all the necessary skills. With us, you learn quickly, sustainably and effectively. And above all: you won’t ever lose any fun with your instrument.

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This is what you need to have

Intensive lessons at the highest level. It’s not just about the basics, it’s about the details. That’s why you should already have some drum skills when you apply for the Professional Program Drums. You should be able to do the following things to get the most out of our intensive training:

  • Basic Knowledge of Rudiments, such as Ruffs, Rolls, Paradiddles
  • Sight-reading 
  • Basic Grooves Binary and Ternary

We also require knowledge of English. We have instructors from the international music business.

And of course you should have special fun with the styles rock, pop, jazz and blues. Because this is our musical focus.

We will be happy to advise you at any time in a personal conversation whether the Professional Program Drums is the right one for you and whether you are already advanced enough for training as a drummer. In addition, you have the opportunity to prepare for the Professional Program at one of our Modern Music School locations with an experienced drum teacher if you still have a few prerequisites that you do not master yet.

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Your Advantages

  • You can do your drums education alongside school or work.
  • You can easily finance the training in monthly rates.
  • You will receive additional coaching between the lessons.
  • After a 10-month PP, you will have the opportunity to participate in the trainer training of the MODERN MUSIC SCHOOL and you can teach at an MMS location during your training.

  • You are doing the Trinity Graded Exams (Grade 8).
  • You can do the Rock School Performance Diploma.
  • In the Professional Program, you are able to learn in a pleasant atmosphere and have the advantage of a large network. All our instructors are professionals in their field AND in teaching.
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