Drum Lessons

We have a fully equipped lesson room and dedicated teachers to instruct up and coming drummers of all ages. Get in touch and we will put you directly in contact with one of outstanding instructors.


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Jeremy Harvey is recognized as an active percussionist and educator.  As a graduate of McNally Smith College of Music in downtown St. Paul, MN, Jeremy studied with some fantastic educators (David Stanoch, David Schmalenberger, Kevin Washington, Gordy Knudtson). Since graduation, Jeremy has worked locally with a wide variety of artists in various genres of music.
 
Jeremy is currently the percussionist for Cloud Cult, an independent rock band based out of Minneapolis, MN. Since their formation in 1995, Cloud Cult has self-released 11 records, sold over 100,000 copies, and toured from coast to coast in North America. Shortly after joining the band in 2014, Cloud Cult made their international debut in the Czech Republic to headline the folk festival Folkové Prázdniny Náměšť nad Oslavou.
 
Before his induction to Cloud Cult, Jeremy played for 4 years with regional country act Hitchville. As a member of Hitchville, Jeremy traveled all over the Midwest, opening up for national acts such as Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Carrie Underwood, Alabama, and many more. Also within the country music genre, Jeremy has worked with national act Walker Hayes, regional acts Jesse Becker, Shalo Lee, and Lost Highway.   

To study with Jeremy at The Collective, please email him directly at jharveypercussion@gmail.com for rates and scheduling.


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Peter Buxman has a Bachelors of Science from Kaplan University and has been an instructor since 1993. He specializes in rudimental drumming as well as all styles on the drumset.

Pete participated in Drum and Bugle Corps for 11 years taking home awards with the Blue Knights, has been the head percussion instructor for the Lakeville North High School Marching Band since 2006, and has played snare drum with the Macalaster College Pipe Band since 2007.

Peter is also a professional drummer for Riverside Entertainment where he plays and subs in a variety of bands, including the Riverside Hitmen.

Pete accepts drumming students of all levels. To set up a lesson email Peter at pbuxman@yahoo.com.


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Originally from Ireland and now living in the United States, Stephen Whelan has worked as a session drummer all over the world. His impressive online presence certainly speaks for itself as he consistently shares his love and passion for both teaching and drumming with musicians across the globe.

Stephen began his journey at the age of 14, learning from many experienced and well-respected teachers. In 2012, Stephen spent four years touring worldwide and in 2015 he began teaching professionally. It is a combination of these experiences and hard work that have allowed Stephen to build up an impressive resume as he continues to both encourage and inspire a new generation of drummers. Stephen has also created his own interactive lessons for online tuition and prides himself on giving back to the drumming community while always trying to become a better drummer in the process. Stephen has truly found the key in making practice time a productive, rewarding and fun experience for each and every student. Whether you're a complete beginner or someone who wishes to take their playing to the next level in any capacity, Stephen will help guide you every step of the way. You will always know what to practice and how to practice it. This means that you will not only improve every week, but most importantly, it means that you will enjoy every single note you play. Check out Stephen on YouTube.

To schedule contact Stephan at StephenWhelandrums@gmail.com