Pre-K (ages 3-5)


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.


Pre-K  2018-2019 Ages 3-5yrs old

12 weeks, 30 minute class, $200

Session 1:



Tues: 1:15         Joe Hartigan      9/18-12/4

Wed: 1:15         Kevin Dacey      9/19-12/12

Thurs: 1:15       Joe Hartigan      9/20-12/13

Friday: 12:30    Joe Hartigan      9/21-12/14

Friday: 5:15      Kevin Dacey      9/21-12/14


General Music

Friday: 2:00      Joe Hartigan      9/21-12/14



Friday: 2:00      Miranda Launsby 9/21-12/14

Session 2: 



Tues: 1:15         Joe Hartigan      1/15-4/9

Wed: 1:15         Kevin Dacey      1/16-4/10

Thurs: 1:15       Joe Hartigan      1/17-4/11

Friday: 12:30    Joe Hartigan      1/18-4/12

Friday: 5:15      Kevin Dacey      1/18-4/12


General Music

The Musical Suite’s general music class is geared to give young students a strong introduction to the fun and exciting world of music. The class will focus on singing, music and movement and playing instruments of all kinds. Students will not only learn how to create music in a group with other kids their age; they will leave the class with an understanding of basic musical concepts such as steady beat, pitch, music notation, dynamics and tempo. The most important aspect of the class is that the students will have fun while learning music and build an appreciation that will last for years to come. 

Friday: 2:00      Joe Hartigan      1/18-4/12


Friday: 2:00      Miranda Launsby 1/18-4/12

Beyond Pre-k

Are you feeling like it is time to take it to the next level?  It might be time to try semi-private lessons with a fellow pre-k buddy.

These lessons are great for the pre-k student who is ready for a little more.  Students will receive more time on the drumset and also more time with reading notes and learning hand technique.



  1. Open enrollment.
  2. Weekly time slot
  3. The teacher must feel like your son or daughter is ready for the semi- private lessons.
  4.  Price: $25 per student for the half hour lesson.  Students will be enrolled in our autopay system to keep it easy.  Limit to two students per group.


Looking to try a different instrument? Guitar, piano, bass………..

Zach Field Drum Studios has recently combined with The Musical Suite and is now offering a wide array of lessons  including:  Guitar, Bass, Ukulele,  Piano, Violin, Voice, and many more.

For more information please visit: http://www.TheMusicalSuite.Com

Group Hand Drumming

We take groups of people who are interested in group hand drumming. You can put together a group of friends and we can facilitate some group drumming for you. We will teach you how to play hand drums and how to put that together in a group setting. This is a very popular activity for women and their friends, great for kid parties and also a great way for guys to get together with their friends for a night.  Prices vary.

Private Lessons

At ZFDS, we believe in a well rounded education. Each of our lessons are catered to the individual student as we understand that everyone learns differently.

We cover rudiments, orchestral percussion, latin, jazz, funk and rock studies of all levels and whatever the student may be interested in learning.   We make sure that all of our students are able to read music and learn whatever is needed to be the best drummer they can be.

Percussion Ensembles

Our percussion ensembles meet once a week for rehearsal at the studio. We currently have group ensembles for student 5yrs-adult.  All ensembles learn how to play steel drums as well as work on pieces that involve hand drums, hand held percussion instruments and also  “found objects” such as buckets and car break drums.  Being in an ensemble helps the students work on group playing and put’s to use what the students are learning in their private drum lessons.

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