Corey Colmey Drum Instruction

Private Drum Lessons for all ages
229 W Dominick St, Rome, NYOpening at 10:00 AMOpen today until 2:00 PMOpening at 10:00 AM on MondayOpening at 10:00 AM tomorrowOpen today until 9:00 PMSorry, we're closed
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Posted on Dec 18, 2018

New post: Music & Special Needs -
We all know how powerful music can be in our own lives and in the lives of our children, but why is music so compelling and captivating?  What exactly is it about music that makes it a great way to connect with and help children with special needs?

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Posted on Dec 13, 2018

New post: John Bonham is the man -

I also loved one of the comments from one of his teachers that read, "He will either end up as a dustman or a millionaire."

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Posted on Dec 12, 2018

New post: "Are Those Your Drums?" with David Letterman -

For those of you who may not have known, Dave Letterman has always made a point of conversing with the drummers on the show.  So funny, and worth a watch.  Enjoy.

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Posted on Dec 10, 2018

New post: The Speaking Metronome: MetronomeBOT -

I use the metronome all the time in lessons to help solidify a student's understanding of time.  This one in particular sounds of the beats instead of just beeping, which seems to help certain students.  Worth a second of your time if you'...

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Private Instruction

  • Private Lesson (30 min)

    30 min of private instruction. Can be focused on snare, drumset or hand percussion.
  • Private Lesson (60 min)

    60 min of private instruction. Can be focused on snare, drumset or hand percussion.

Drumset, Snare, Hand Drumming & more!

Corey is a highly sought after instructor in all styles of drum set and traditional world percussion. With many years of teaching experience, and an uncanny approach to simplicity in musical detail, he is able to establish a relationship between students and their playing that will last a lifetime.  Kids and adults are always welcome.  All lessons take place at Corey’s private teaching studio located in the arts corridor above Gary’s Music, 229 West Dominick Street, Rome, NY 13440.  The studio is directly across from the Capitol Theater and Capitol Cinema.

Contact Corey anytime to get started.

  • By phone or text: (315) 571-4111
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  • Or use the contact form here to send an email through the site


$25 per half hour$50 per hour

payment & cancellation policy

All lesson payments must be made in advance for the upcoming month, and can be either cash or check.  If a situation arises where you must miss your scheduled lesson, Corey requires a 24 hour advance notice.  Failure to notify prior to 24 hours results in your payment being forfeited, and the loss of a makeup.  Please download the cancellation policy here and kindly return a signed copy to Corey at your next schedule lesson.Lessons cancelled in time will be made up according to teacher/student availability.

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229 W Dominick St
Rome, NY 13440
United States

Business Hours

Mon:10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tue:10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 2:00 PM