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Located in the municipality of Verdun, Studio Drum MTL is Montreal’s premier drum school, providing private drum lessons to all ages and abilities, and servicing Greater Montreal, Verdun, St. Henri, NDG, Lachine, Lasalle, and Longueil.

Owner and instructor Brandon Goodwin has over 15 years of experience as an educator and as a professional musician.

Brandon Goodwin

Mathew Higden

Brandon has performed with some of the top musicians in the world, including Grammy-award winning artists Delfeayo Marsalis and Kebbi Williams, as well as ex-Christian Scott saxophonist Braxton Cook. Brandon has worked with Canadian Blues legend Carolyn Fe, both as the drummer in her band and was co-producer on her 2018 release, Sugat Ko. He has also studied with acclaimed drummers Ari Hoenig, Dafnis Prieto and Dan Weiss. 

Brandon is the bandleader of Montreal-based jazz group B's Bees. The group can be seen at various venues around Montreal, and they have played at major jazz festivals and jazz clubs worldwide.

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With 7 years of teaching under his belt, Mathew has taught people of all ages and levels as well as students with special needs. He has successfully helped prepare auditions for college and university levels. He is currently the drummer for the punk rock group Reign The Sky and also freelances around Montreal. Mathew has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Jazz studies from Concordia University.


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