Percussion & Drum Lessons

Private & Group Music Instruction

From mallet percussion skills to African drumming and drum set instruction, we have you covered. Our top-notch percussion instruction team consists of jazz, rock, and pop drum specialists Jody Hagenow, Charlie Dye, and Todd Richard.

Do you want to play drums like Buddy Rich or John Bonham? Maybe you want to learn how to play like Dave Grohl or Jimmy Sullivan (The Rev)? You’ll be hard pressed to find a more diverse and comprehensive percussion instruction studio in the area and Summit Studios can provide you with the skills you need to help you become a better drummer.

Are you already a drummer but want to learn how to play punk rock or maybe jazz, country or gospel? Summit Studios’ percussion team can help you get the most out of your Pearl, Vic Firth or Gibraltar kit.

Summit Studios offers Central Connecticut percussion and drum instruction for beginner through advanced students of all ages. If you’re ready to master the skills needed to play music professionally, or if you just want to maximize the enjoyment you get from playing your musical instrument, register now to start taking your music lessons today!

Summit Studios offers private percussion and drum lessons to students throughout Central Connecticut, including: South Windsor, Vernon, Manchester, Glastonbury, Bolton, Ellington, Tolland, Hartford, Hebron, Coventry, East Hartford, West Hartford, Andover, Avon, Simsbury, Windsor, Portland, Columbia, Wethersfield and Rocky Hill.

Summit Drum Special

Pearl Vision Drumset, based on the original Vision formula. While supplies last.

Meet Our Instructors

Our professional staff of teaching artists create a stimulating and nurturing atmosphere in which individuals may find their own unique instrument within.


“No other performing arts studio can rival the quality and variety of training that Summit Studios has to offer!”                                                                      


Register today for lessons, classes and workshops. Enrollment is ongoing throughout the year! Call our friendly staff or visit us in-person at Summit Studios.