Personalized drum lessons with one of Calgary's best

Learn to play drums with an experienced performer

Peter Hurni has earned a reputation in Alberta and internationally as an accomplished drum and percussion performer and teacher.

Peter has been performing since the '70s and teaching other aspiring drummers the art of his craft in Alberta since 1987. Peter's career was launched at the University of the Arts Jazz program in Bern, Switzerland where he graduated in 1980. Bern is also Peter's home town. After graduating, Peter performed across Europe and taught at several colleges in Switzerland before emigrating to Canada in 1987 to play and teach.

Peter continues to perform in Alberta and across western Canada and teaches drumset and African percussion (djembe) from his studio in Calgary.

To book Peter for a performance click here or here to learn more about drum and percussion lessons. Classes are offered in popular music, Rock, Jazz, Afro-Cuban, Samba, Fusion and Latin.

Upcoming Drum and Djembe Clinics / Workshops

Next Drum Set Workshop
Saturday October 19, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Drum Studio 
Calgary, Alberta

This workshop is for the student who is just starting out. Get a grip how to do the most basic moves and beats right the first time and learn how to undestand the mechanics with each step.

Next Djembe Workshop
Thursday and Friday June 8, 9, 15 and 16, 2023
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Drum Studio
Calgary, Alberta

This Djembe workshop is designed for the beginner student. Explore the different sounds of the djembe and learn how to play a simple beat. Be part of the fun.

For more information and to register, please call 403 607-2911 or e-mail [email protected]

Drum classes from
Beginner to Advanced

  • Theory
  • Rhythmic & Polyrhythmic Training
  • Ear Training
  • Sight Reading
  • Technique, Stick Control, Rudiments
  • Advanced Independent & Technique Applications
  • Advanced Drum Concepts
  • Play-Along
  • Composition
  • Exam Preparations
  • Tuning and Maintenance
  • Supplies and Repertoire

Click here to learn more

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