Corey Colmey Drum Instruction is your source for private drum lessons in Rome, New York.  Since 2001, Corey has been inspiring students of all levels, ages and musical backgrounds.

Students can focus on drumset, hand percussion, snare drumming and more.  Lessons with Corey are always fun and rewarding, but can prove to be challenging, as he has the "old school" mentality that success in any endeavor takes hard work.  His teaching studio is located in Rome, NY and is easy travel from Utica, New Hartford, Oneida, Verona, Vernon, Sherrill, Oriskany, Ava, Westmoreland, Oriskany, Camden, Lee, and Sylvan Beach.

Whether you're a complete beginner or an experienced player, Corey can help.  Call, send a text message or email to get started.


If you're interested in private lessons, finding the right teacher is paramount.  Read more about Corey here, and find out whether he's the right one for you.


Getting started is easy.  All it takes is an email or a phone call to get started.  Corey will guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

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It’s a very relaxed, welcoming atmosphere that I haven’t experienced with any other teacher.

"I first met Corey at Utica College where he taught a Rock Ensemble class. After having such a positive experience with him as a professor, I decided to take private lessons with him. I'd taken lessons with other teachers, but Corey is the only one who made lessons enjoyable. It's a very relaxed, welcoming atmosphere that I haven't experienced with any other teacher. I always leave feeling motivated and inspired. I've been playing percussion for fourteen years, and this has definitely brought my drumming to the next level. I highly recommend taking lessons with Corey!"

Julia Cardillo Student

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