Music Lessons are offered on all types of percussion instruments including drum set, classical percussion, marimba, world percussion and steel pan. Students will learn music theory, rudiments, playing technique and reading musical notation. All styles are taught from rock and jazz to classical and Latin. No matter what age or skill level DanTheDrummer Music Studio is the right place to achieve your musical goals.

Highlights, Specialties & Features

  • Call today for a free 30 min lesson and evaluation

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • CT Music Teacher's Certification, Member of PASIC, CMEA, MENC and Society for Ethnomusicology

Serviced Areas

  • Fairfield County, New Haven County

Contact Details

  Person Dan The Drummer Music Studio
  City Milford, CT
  Zip Code 06460
  Address 374 New Haven Ave
  Phone Number (203) 283-4855

Business Representative

Dan The Drummer Music Studio


Daniel Ferreira is a steel drummer and percussionist living in the Fairfield County Area.
He holds a B.A. from Loyola University (New Orleans) in Music Education and a M.M. in Ethnomusicology from Temple University. In 1996 Daniel moved to New Orleans and
attended Loyola University. While in New Orleans he studied with world-renowned jazz drummer Johnny Vidacovich and classical percussionist for the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Jim Atwood. Soon after he began playing steel drums and percussion for the Executive Steel
Drum Band. In 2001 he attended Temple University where he gained a master's degree in ethnomusicology. At Temple Daniel studied the musical practices and drumming traditions from
many parts of the world focusing on places like Africa South America and the Caribbean. Daniel is currently the music director at St. Joseph High School in Trumbull CT where he conducts the school's concert band, jazz band, choir, and steel drum/percussion ensemble. He continues playing steel and drum set with his Caribbean group Moment's Notice and with the SunKings, performing styles including Caribbean jazz, bossa nova, and Latin.

Products & Services


At Dan the Drummer Music Studio, students will explore creating music, learn theory and technique, and develop important skills that translate well to all academic learning.

Dan the Drummer Studio offers lessons on drum set, piano, steel pan, mallets, and classical percussion for all ages and levels. Dan the Drummer also has experience preparing students for college or conservatory auditions, regional festivals, and other important events.