All Ages. All Styles. All Levels.

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.  Beginners to advanced levels.

Lessons take place at Corey's private studio at 227 W. Dominick Street across from the Capitol Theater in Rome, NY.

Corey Colmey offers drumset lessons in Rome NY


Drumset concepts include Rock, Funk, Jazz, Blues, Reggae and World.  Will focus on groove, timing, chart reading, creativity, independence and more.

Study marching, rudimental or concert snare drumming in Rome NY.


Concert, rudimental and marching snare styles will be covered.  Focus in concepts including technique, rudiments, accuracy, timing, dynamics, reading, NYSSMA & All County prep, college auditions and more.

Corey Colmey Drum Instruction - Djembe, conga, african hand drumming lessons

Hand Percussion

West African hand drumming techniques of the djembe and kpanlogo drum as well as various rhythms of the Ewe of Ghana.   Afro Cuban conga drumming.  North Indian frame drumming.

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