Pro-Music offers drum lessons in one on one basis. Each of our drum studios is equipped with 2 sets of drums. Our professional
instructors prepare students for proper drumming techniques and notes reading.
A well-known drummer with over 25 years of performance experience, Gordon has completed numerous recordings with the most popular singers in Hong Kong, such as Alan Tam, Anita Mui, Leslie Cheung, Jacky Cheung, Aaron Kwok, and Leon Lai. As an active performer in Hong Kong and North America, he also enjoys teaching students through different drumming styles.
York received his Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours degree specializing in drumkit performance from York University where he studied intensively with Barry Romberg in Jazz Performance. Additionally, under the direction of Rick Lazar, York gained extensive knowledge and experience in a large variety of genres such as Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban, in addition to Pop and Rock.
As a teacher, York strives to help students build a strong musical foundation in which they can confidently apply to any genre. He values students’ musical interests, but also inspires them to widen their horizons, helping them develop their own sense of musicality and style.
In addition to teaching, York is actively performing across the GTA and is truly passionate about his music.
Credentials: B.F.A. (Honours)
Jackson received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from the University of Guelph and attended York University where he studied with Barry Elmes, Al Henderson and Frank Falco in Jazz performance. Jackson has extensive experience teaching both children and adults at all skill levels on drums, classical percussion and music theory in Canada and Hong Kong for the past 30 years. Besides teaching, Jackson is also an accomplished composer/arranger for film and TV commercials and has written over 800 soundtracks for advertising agencies in Hong Kong, Taiwan and China.