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Pete Wheeler
Session Drummer and Music Tutor



Pete can be booked as a session drummer for any drumming you may require whether it be in the studio, live work or tuition. Friendly and easy going, Pete strives to be the best and always tries to aid in getting the best performance from all involved in any project.



Live Work


Having played at several of the countries major festivals, toured the UK and some of europe and performed at countless pubs and clubs, Pete is well seasoned in live performance. Adept in most styles and the abilities to read and play to click make Pete a safe choice for any live performance from theatre productions, tours to cruise, hotel or simple dep jobs. With full, clean UK driving licence (held for over 5 years), own transport and clean, professional equipment.



Studio Work


Pete has had his own recording setup since the age of 14 and has been recording solidly ever since. Having been recording for nearly 10 years, Pete understands the expense of recording in the studio and the need to be prepared for a session in order to use the time efficiently and will always deliver a quality performance. Now with a professional sounding live room, drum tracks can be recorded and sent out to you in any format you require, mixed or un-mixed and completely dealt with online.




Pete has been teaching drums, guitar and bass privately now for 6 years as well as being appointed Head of Music at New Line Learning Academy in Kent; a post from which he resigned in 2011 to play drums professionally.Pete can teach any ability student and can focus on weaknesses noticed by student and by Pete. Technique, feel, musicianship and music reading will all be covered in lessons. For reading tuition, Pete uses Kevin Edwards Practical Percussion available to order from most book shops or online and recommends owning a copy for note making and practice purposes. Although Pete keeps a busy live schedule, there are still some free lesson slots available. With the experience and knowledge gained from teaching in a secondary school, Pete is also available for BTEC, GCSE, A Level coaching/tutoring as well as most college courses. Can travel for home lessons in Maidstone and surrounding areas. Can travel further on an expenses paid basis. CRB checked for any school peripatetic lessons or younger students.