“Since I began teaching drums at the Berklee City Music program in 2012, I realized how much I love to share my knowledge about this beautiful instrument. I believe that everybody can play the drums, because everybody has a heartbeat. In my opinion, a teacher is someone who helps you to discover your primordial sense of rhythm and groove.”
and General Manager of Drumwave Music School
Cyril Lojda is a highly experienced drummer and educator. He graduated from the Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo and studied with great drummers like Terry Lynn Carrington and Neal Smith at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. His performing experience includes being part of multiple jazz bands in Europe, which opened for Trilok Gurtu, Ploctones and Mikromusic. He has been teaching drums privately for five years. In 2016 he began teaching at Tom Lee Music Academy in Langford, Victoria BC.
During the lessons with Cyril you will focus on a following aspects of drumming:
- Technique – we will make sure that you have hands and feet to play whatever is in your head
- Your favorite song
- Reading the drum charts
- Vocabulary – how to play inside different music styles