Matt Furness



Matt Furness studied the Rockschool exams, and completed his Grade 8 at the age of 14, passing with a distinction. Matt teaches the SuffolkDrumTeacher method that's worked so well for him, and encourages students to take the Rock School Grades. Contact Matt for private drum lessons at his South Norfolk home, or to teach at your school. He is also available for session drummer work as well as a dep for local bands. Matt is a member of the Musicians Union and so has public liability insurance for all his drumming activities and is fully DBS checked. For further information visit Matt’s website, phone or email him using the details provided.


  • Rockschool Grade 8 (distinction)


Fees Duration
30 mins£16.00
45 mins£21.00
60 mins£26.00
Block of five 60 minute lessons£115.00 (£23 per hour)


  • "His teaching style is really thorough and he makes sure his students understand well before moving on. He gives them the building blocks of music theory as well as lots of fun practical practice." | Parent, Harleston

  • "He is well prepared, motivated and mindful of the needs of his pupils, enabling good progress to be made by them." | Headmaster, Old School Henstead

  • "Matt prepared them very thoroughly for the exams." Parent, Norfolk

  • "I have had the pleasure of hearing Matt perform for several years now. As a session drummer he is a good reader who plays with a solid feel and stable tempo. Matt is very reliable, versatile and has a great attitude." | Roger Hewett, Composer