Stephen Salalila

Stephen Salalila

Drum Teacher in Coventry

Email: [email protected]

Teacher Info

In the last 5 years, Stephen has mostly worked in the music industry as a Stage Manager, Events Manager and Session Musician. Throughout the course of his career, he got to collaborate and work alongside internationally renowned award-winning artists and organisations. From working alongside people such as Justin Welby the Archbishop of Canterbury to working alongside companies such as SFL, audio/visual supplier for events such as ‘The BBC Proms’ and ‘Pixar in Concert’.

Stephen has been teaching drums for the past 6 years and is very passionate about teaching the core principles of drumming and rhythm and its important in music. One of the primary goals in his lessons is for the students to leave excited and motivated for drums. Stephen’s lessons are individually tailored to the interests of his students and will benefit the development & skill of any beginner/advanced/professional drummer in their musical journey.

Stephen as a professional session drummer has played for a wide range of professional artists. His live performance experience range from playing in function/wedding bands to extensive tour experience internationally in the United States, Europe and the UK. Not He is also a studio recording artist with over 50 songs recorded in his pocket including 3 albums with various artists in the UK and Switzerland.

Music Qualifications & Achievements:

  • BA (Hons) Popular Music and Worship from Nexus Institute of Creative Arts
  • Grade 8 Drum Kit (Academy of Performing Arts, Belgium)
  • DBS Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Practical Diploma for Accounting (PDA)
  • Diploma for Fitness & Sports


1/2 hour£18.00
1 hour£30.00


I teach my lessons from a teaching space located at Cheylesmore Community Centre, Poitiers Road, Coventry CV3 5JX. My full teaching address will be provided upon your first lesson booking.


To book your first lesson with me, or to find out more about my music lessons, don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing me on [email protected].

Rated 5 out of 5
May 13, 2021

Thank you for teaching me the fundamentals of rhythm and playing behind a drumkit. I really enjoyed my time studying under you as a teacher during your time in Belgium. I hope you get to teach many future drummers in England!

Rated 5 out of 5
May 13, 2021

Every lesson was an absolute eye opener and learned something new about drums! I leave motivated and excited to play drums at home after every lesson. Thank you for everything you do! I highly recommend Stephen as a drums tutor!