Dave Odart is a full time professional musician, experienced teacher and composer working from his home studio in Shropshire and for the local authority teaching in schools and colleges.
Dave delivers drum kit lessons in his teaching studio in Telford that caters for beginners through to grade 8 and ATCL diploma level candidates using the syllabus he has written to support and enhance the material in the grade books.
He organises his own examination centre for Trinity College London, his students achieving a 100% pass rate with over 600 candidates successfully taking examinations since 2005. In this year alone 30 students have passed with Distinction, 21 with Merit and 8 with a Pass.
Dave was commissioned to write six technical exercises for Trinity Colleges 2014 examination syllabus and has worked closely with the exam board as a consultant in the last two years. For the 2020 syllabus he has composed the rudimental exercises for grades 0,1,3,6 and 8. He continues to work closely with other professional musicians to ensure that the best quality music education programme is available to all of his students.
In addition to teaching Dave regularly performs with several bands and has touring and recording experience.
Dave is proud to be working with Roland as part of their new Ambassador programme. Watch this space for more updates!
Lessons with Dave are available through Telford and Wrekin Music at a cost of £87.50 per term for small group tuition (subject to availability) or £160 per term for individual 30 minute lessons. There are 10 lessons given in each term which are paid for in instalments through a monthly direct debit scheme. Parents are required to give a half terms notice if they wish to cancel.
After school lessons are available at Dave’s own professionally equipped studio for children or adults at a cost of £20 per one to one 30 minute lesson paid on arrival (subject to availability). Weekly or fortnightly time slots are allocated to regular customers. Students are required to give 24 hours notice if they wish to cancel or the full tuition fee is charged.
Dave is also employed by Shropshire Music Service as the percussion team leader and works in schools across the county.
If you are interested in a private drum lesson or have any other queries, please get in touch with me HERE