Littleton Drum Studio | About Us
Littleton Drum Studio provides professional drum and percussion lessons to children and adults alike in Littleton, Colorado. The drum lessons are conducted by Jake Bergeron, an avid drummer who has professionally taught various styles of drumming to countless clients over the years.
Here at the Littleton Drum Studio, it is our mission to make sure that every student leaves with a vast knowledge of music and developed skills in drumming, all while having a great time playing. It doesn’t matter whether you’re just beginning to take an interest in the art or if you want to polish your skills and learn from a professional, we will make sure your playing can reach new heights through our services.
Native to Littleton, Jake has provided drum and percussion instruction for years to students ranging from group classes to percussion ensembles to private lessons. Studying and playing drums from the young age of 10, it is safe to say Jake is extremely passionate about drumming and enjoys helping others to find their passion as well. He holds a degree in Percussion Performance from the University of Northern Colorado, where he studied classical percussion with Gray Barrier and jazz drum set with Jim White and Chris Smith.
His experience includes teaching formally in schools and camps along with personal lessons to many students. He has taught at Hummingbird Music Camp, Mountain View High School, and directed the drumline and winter percussion programs at Columbine High School. Alongside his work in the music business, Jake has polished his skills as a performer through his involvement in many local bands and currently performs with the Austin Wahlert Band, a Nashville singer/songwriter who performs all over Colorado. Furthermore, Jake has worked as the Stage Manager for the National Repertory Orchestra, as well as the Production Manager for the Fort Collins Symphony and the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra for several years before taking on a full time position with the Littleton Drum Studio.
In his teaching, Jake emphasizes removing all limits for his students so that they can truly learn the skill in their own way. He equips his students with the right knowledge, technical ability and guidance necessary to grow as individual players, and always encourages the fun side of music. With this support, Jake is able to invite his students to play any songs that they want to learn, and allows for them to be successful in their performance and understanding of the music. The Littleton Drum Studio provides performance opportunities for all of its students by putting on shows at local Littleton venues, which allow for any student who wants to play to have the chance to get on stage and perform for an encouraging crowd.
With Jake and the Littleton Drum Studio, you can expect an incredible quality of instruction provided by a knowledgeable, experienced and extremely passionate professional. Jake’s style of teaching is fun and encouraging, patiently helping every student get the hang of whatever style they are learning. He teaches students of all ages and instructs in a manner that builds the learner’s confidence and passion in performing along with the skill itself.
If you’re looking for professional drum lessons in Littleton, you needn’t look further. Littleton Drum Studio has been a fixture in the music scene of Littleton since 1998 and has helped students from many different backgrounds reach their musical goals. Contact us today to receive more information about the Littleton Drum Studio, or to set up your free introductory lesson.