• Drome Sound Music Lessons Program

    For over three decades, Drome Sound has been instrumental in teaching students and musicians of all ages in the tri-city area of Schenectady, Albany and Troy. Our music lesson studios are conveniently located along side our retail store at 1875 State Street, Schenectady, NY.  Drome Sound offers lessons in drums, percussion, guitar, bass, piano, saxophone, violin, banjo and more. Our instructors provide study in a wide variety of styles! From Classical and Jazz, to Blues, Rock and Metal, we can accommodate virtually any level of proficiency a student may possess. Our teachers are professional musicians, with some performing all over the world, and their experience in music education and performance spans decades.

    Drome Sound Music Studios are a safe and comfortable place to learn and grow in your love of music! Whether a seasoned professional, a hobbyist, or just starting out, we’re confident you will find the right instructor as we cater to all ages and abilities. Our highly qualified instructors are hand selected based on recommendations from the professional music community, and a long standing association with Drome Sound Music Store. All lessons take place in studios that are clean and properly equipped for effective learning, and we encourage you to bring a parent, guardian or friend to sit in at any time. Our goal is to make sure you’re as comfortable as possible as you open up your heart and mind to music education.

    For more info on lessons, call 518-370-3701, or register/request information on private music lessons above. Learn throughout the year with access to classes and specialized clinics for musicians!

    Are YOU interested in becoming a music instructor? If so, let’s talk! Drome Sound is always eager to help our musical community grow! Please call 518-370-3701.

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    Ed Munger {Guitar} – Renowned classical guitarist and head guitar instructor for over 25 years. Ed has Studied & Performed with some of the premier players of our time.

    Don WarrenDon Warren {Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Singing/Songwriting} – Styles include, Rock, Blues, Metal, Jazz ,Folk, Country, & more. Don’s reputation as a top notch music educator comes from his passion for teaching and is evident in how his students excel musically. Don knows when to act as as teacher, coach and mentor to students of all ages from youth to adult. Students may also participate in his rock camps. To learn more go to www.donwarrenmusic.com

    Jim MattrazzoJim Mattrazzo {Guitar} – or “Shredder Jim” has been playing and teaching guitar for over 20 years both as a soloist, (classical guitar) and in several bands ranging from top 40, to heavy metal/shred. Jim has studied at Berklee College of Music, classical guitar with Ray Andrews (SCCC) and Joel Brown (Skidmore College) and Flamenco guitar with Dennis Koster at American Institute of Guitar in Manhattan. Jim teaches multiple styles, but specializes in Rock, Metal, and Shred.

    mike_warren_bio_picMike Warren {Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Singing/Songwriting} – Electric/Acoustic guitar, bass guitar and song-writing lessons. Styles include: Rock, Pop, Acoustic, Indie, Blues, Metal, Hip Hop and more. Mike is known for his easygoing and patient approach to learning music. Mike is an established guitarist/bassist and songwriter and makes learning music theory and song-writing fun and rewarding. Mike has played in established bands on KOA tours, and performed with in-demand local acts, as well as a session guitarist and co-songwriter. Previous experience in running rock camps and instructing/directing live performance rehearsals. For a more detailed bio, go to: www.donwarrenmusic.com

    Robert-MeneelyRobert Meneely {violin} Robert has a Bachelor’s degree from Ithica College and a Master’s degree from Russell Sage College. As a string specialist, Robert has taught violin, viola, cello and string bass in Schenectady schools for 30 years. Robert has also performed in the Schenectady Sympony for 15 years.

    Mike MorganMike Morgan {Guitar} –  Specializes in Rock, Blues, and R & B. Mike has 30 Years of Professional Performance Experience and 20 Years of teaching experience.

    Ray-JungRay Jung {Bass, Guitar, Theory} –  Ray was  trained at Berklee College in Boston. Popular area bassist who has played and studied with a virtual who’s who of the music industry.  Taught at National Guitar Workshop seminars. Adjunct Faculty at Union College. Involved in worship ministry at Calvary Tabernacle.

    Keith-WarrenKeith Warren {Guitar} – Received Artist Award from Berklee College of Music and a bachelor in Music from College of St. Rose. Keith has had a relaxed and enjoyable approach to teaching music since 1969.

    Mike-SmithMike Smith {Drums} – has been playing drums for over 30 years. He is a graduate of Bishop Maginn High School and Siena College, and has studied under big band drummers George Page, Phillip Foote, and Music Professor Peter Haley. Mike was the drum instructor for years at The Only Guitar Shop in Clifton Park NY before coming to Drome Sound. Mike is also the drum salesman at Drome Sound, a position he previously held at Mars Music and The Only Guitar Shop.Mike has performed and recorded with many bands over the years and received radio airplay with the original band “LIVIN’ EDGE”, and currently tours with the hard rock band “BRITISH STEEL”.

    Pam ReynoldsPam Reynolds {Piano & Organ} – since age 11 has performed as a church organist and has since become 1 of the areas top church directors. A Graduate of Schenectady Community College. Passion & knowledge for various musical styles has made her one of our most sought  after teachers.

  • If you’re interested in taking lessons, please contact us directly at
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    and include your name, age, phone number, instrument, current proficiency level and the styles of music you would enjoy playing.

    Call now for lessons at 518-370-3701 or complete form online by clicking tab at top labeled “Request Private Music Lessons.” – See more at: http://dromesound.com/music-lessons/#sthash.nqHBUS8G.dpuf
    Call now for lessons at 518-370-3701 or complete form online by clicking tab at top labeled “Request Private Music Lessons.” – See more at: http://dromesound.com/music-lessons/#sthash.nqHBUS8G.dpuf