Zach Field

About ZFDS

Zach Field Drum Studios was started in 1999 in West Newbury, MA. After many years of giving lessons in West Newbury, the studio grew to capacity and needed more space and more instructors. In March of 2008, Zach Field Drum Studios moved to the Newburyport location where there was more space for the studio to grow. Continue Reading >

Pre-K (ages 3-5)

PRE K DRUMS


Kids will play hand drums, shakers, woodblocks, maracas and even get to try drum set. They will get to work on playing as a group, individually (if they would like), try some call and response and learn some very basic rhythm reading. The main thing is that they have fun! This class is great for teaching the students about rhythm, how to follow directions/listening, working with others, and just enjoy music.

The next Pre-K session starts the week of November 6th.  The cost for the 6 classes will be $100.00.

Drum Classes:

Pre-k Drum Class

Tues: 1:00 Joe Hartigan (11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12)

Wed: 12:30 Kevin Dacey (11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13)

Thurs   1:15 Joe Hartigan (11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21)

Fri: 11:45 Joe Hartigan (11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22)

Fri:  12:30 Joe Hartigan (11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22)

PRE K PIANO

Kids will explore many musical avenues through singing, movement, and playing piano while participating in fun and creative group activities like songwriting and musical story telling. They will begin to learn the names of the piano keys and learn to recognize some basic music symbols. Each class, kids will get to play along with some of their favorite songs and will be introduced to blues, classical and world music. This class is a great way for kids to gain experience working and playing with others, following directions, and thinking like musicians.

Piano Classes:

Wed: 11:00 Miranda Launsby (11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13)

Saturday 11:00 Miranda Launsby (11/11, 11/8, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 12/23)

 

Governor's Academy Performance

FAQ & Policies

If you have questions about the studio or our policies, this post answers some common questions:

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Gong Meditation

The Gong Meditation Project

Zach started ‘The Gong Meditation Project’ in November of 2010 after trying to find ways to escape from the everyday stresses of life. After years of attempting silent meditation, he thought it would be a good idea to try and play some soothing pitched gongs to distract the mind and assist with the meditation process. After many hours of recording private gong sessions, listening back and perfecting this live meditative and healing music, Zach is pleased to share “The Gong Meditation Project” with everyone. Join us for the next meditation at Repose Yoga in the Tannery on Sunday, January 27th, 10:45-11:45am.

Gong Meditation Calendar

Gong Meditation Mailing List

Plum Island Pans

Plum Island Pans is a group of multiple steel drum ensembles from the North Shore, originating from Zach Field Drum Studios. The groups have exploded onto the scene as one of the few steel drum bands in the area.  Plum Island Pans covers a number of styles and genres of music including traditional steel drum music, reggae, jazz and billboard hits.  Due to high demand, Plum Island Pans has multiple steel drum bands that are ready to play for your next event.

Plum Island Pans Calendar

Book Plum Island Pans

Listen to Plum Island Pans:

Baja: Traditional Calypso

Red, Red Wine : Pop

One Love: Reggae

Clocks: Pop