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Our Academy is A hands on facility offering Professional lessons on Drums, Guitar, Bass, Piano, Vocals, World Percussion, Mallets, Tympani, Drum Line & More! Private and Group Lessons (All Styles, All Ages, and All Levels)
Lessons for all Ages! Offering Professional lessons on Drums, Guitar, Bass, Piano, Vocals, World Percussion, Mallets, Tympani, Drum Line & More! Private and Group Lessons (All Styles, All Ages, and All Levels)
Why Play Music? Music making has many benefits. From your adolescent years all the way up through your senior years, you are never too young or too old to get involved. Check out these facts why music making is great for everyone!
Are You a Drummer? Detroit's School of Drums & Percussion is in Rochester MI!  Are you drumming on everything around the house, the refrigerator, kitchen sink, the car? If you want to learn about drumming, this is where you want to be! (Learn More!)  

Upcoming Classes

SIGN UP for  Summer MUSIC Camp today click on the links below to sign up on line: Summer Dates coming soon sign up while spots are still open!

  • Peewee Drums Starts June 7th - Sign Up
  • July 8th Crash Course in Drums - Sign Up
  • July  9th Rockin Guitar - Sign Up
  • Little Kids Rock Class (4-7) coming in July!
  • All year round Pee Wee Drums - Sign Up

Our Location

410 South Street
Rochester, MI 48307

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We are the Largest and Fastest growing music school in the Oakland County Area.




Why? Because our emphasis is on FUN learning!

We offer a variety of programs to meet every one's schedule and budget.

Offering Professional lessons on:

  • Drums
  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Piano
  • Vocals
  • World Percussion
  • Mallets, Tympani
  • Drum Line & More!

Private and Group Lessons (All Styles, All Ages, and All Levels)

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Although some group classes are offered throughout the year, private lessons have proven to be the best method for most students. It allows our teachers to adjust to each individual students learning ability and provide you with the absolute best quality music education. Our studios are ear friendly, sound controlled, and offer the best professional gear around.

Our teachers are hand picked and go through an intense training program to ensure that they meet the expectations of all parents and students. All staff members are dedicated to providing you with the best quality experience possible. We are constantly working on making improvements and upgrading our facilities to better serve you.

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  1. Professional teachers Our teachers are not just great teachers.  They are also some of the most respected players in the Detroit area, and are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals.
  2. Rent Drums & Guitars We are the only studio in the area that has a rent to own instrument policy.
  3. Professional Environment We are always making improvements to our studios, and looking for ways of creating a more fun learning experience.
  4. Professional  Equipment Our teaching rooms are equipped with the best state of the art professional gear.
  5. Teach All Musical Styles We are not just limited to rock. We teach all musical styles and all levels from beginners to advanced.
  6. Proven Track Record Many teachers attempt to open their own teaching studios, and 1 or 2 years later, close. Our school has inspired over 4000 students the last 22 plus years, and we are still growing.
  7. Scheduling Multiple Students We have the ability to schedule multiple students at the same time saving you time and money.
  8. Discounts Lesson discounts to students enrolled in multiple classes, and to families with more than one student enrolled in our academy.
  9. Band Directors JC and his staff help band Directors with repairs, and are called upon to provide extra coaching for jazz bands and drum lines at many local schools
  10. Live Performances We have hosted live performances for our students for over 20 years. These events include recitals, rock shows, jam nights, parades, and many other local events.
  11. Repairs and Loaners We do full repairs on all percussion instruments and can provide a loaner instrument while your instrument is being repaired.
  12. Convenient location Located right in downtown Rochester. We have a Coffee Bar and Free WIFI. There are also many great shops within walking distance to our studios.

Upcoming Event

New Drum Circle
June 16th (7:00-8:00)

Call JC Drums for more information
at 248-601-3786


Our Mission

To instill in our students a genuine love and appreciation of music and to provide them with the skills needed for a lifelong pursuit of music.


Gift Certificates are Available!

Monday - Thursday
2 pm - 7 pm
1 pm- 6 pm
11 am - 4 pm

Drum Workshops

School Workshops and Assemblies!

  • Audience participation including students and some teachers.
  • Interactive performance with students throughout the program
  • Drum circle musical performances with students.
  • Demonstrations of multi-cultural instruments from around the world
  • Support for the K-8 academic content standards
  • Aspects of music, art, history science and social studies
  • Signage and musical examples
  • 40 to 60 minutes in length that caters to the ages of the audience members.
  • A combination of fun and educational content, authentic sounds and much much more!

Piano Lessons
Guitar Lessons
Drum Lessons

Vocal Lessons

Jam Sessions!


Instrument Rentals for school and personal use!


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