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Mark Thompson


Drum, percussion & Music Theory


Mark is our very experienced drum / percussion tutor, working with all ages and abilities and has taught musicians of all levels up to Grade 8, from complete beginners through to helping experienced players to expand their current practice.

Alongside Mark's teaching, he has also had a long career in the Music, TV & Festival industries, collaborating with some great names including Damon Alban, Sash, 2 Unlimited, Slade, Carol Decker, The Animals, Alvin Stardust, Paul Weller, Toyah Wilcox, N’Dubz, Chesney Hawkes, Bananarama, Wet Wet Wet, Snap, & more. Mark has appeared at Mold Music Festival, Snowdon Rocks with Mike Peters , The Eisteddfod, The Edinburgh Amnesty International Festival, the Southbank Festival and the Georgetown Festival in the US too.

As one of the most accomplished and qualified drummers in this area, Mark offers an extraordinary amount of ability, technical knowhow and versatility to his drum lessons, all of which take place in his custom studio in Holyhead.

But drumming is only a small part of what Mark offers. He also happens to be a professional, highly skilled, open format DJ with all of the experience, ability and equipment to train DJs to the highest level, from designing custom shows to multi-genre shows.

Whether you want to be a drummer or percussionist, Mark is here to work with you. Tap the link to book online below.

Lesson availability:

Teaching afternoons and evenings every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Drum kit available from 7 years old

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