Andrew Byrnes Drum Teacher

Drum Kit – World Percussion – Beginner Guitar


Andrew began as a drum teacher in Sydney in the early 90’s at sydney’s original pro drum shop “Drum City” and has continued to teach a wide range of styles to many students to this day. Having developed a thorough system of learning through years of experience and knowledge, development in skills and ability for the student are always moving forward.

Alongside drumming, Andrew performs regularly as a percussionist and teaches all styles of percussion including, congas, bongos, tabla, darrabouka, Djembe etc,


Andrew has been performing for close to 30 years as a drummer/percussionist in many different styles and genres of music – Rock, Pop, Jazz, Blues, Swing, Electro, world music to name a few, starting in the mid 1980’s, in the Sydney indie rock scene touring and recording for several years, built the foundations and experience that lead him to continue to record and tour until present time. Andrew has recorded on more than 50 CD releases and has toured Australia, Europe and the United States many times with a range of different acts.

Live Experience & Touring

Original acts:

The Moffs – mid 80’s, 5 albums, The Clouds – mid 90’s
Havoc in the Ballroom
Groove Terminator – 2000 (Tour of Australia and Europe)
Tribal Drift – late 90’s (Tour of Australia and Europe), 2 x CD’s
Hughie & the swing thing – (Tour of Australia and Europe), 3 x CD’s
The Big ol Bus Band – Current,
Jim Conway’s Big Wheel – Current (3 x CD’s, 1 nominated for ARIA) Australia tours
Juggernaut – CD
Bob Malone (John Fogerty’s piano player) – Current, tour OZ and Europe
loonaloop – Current, 4 x CD’s,

Watch Andy Performing

Big ol bus Band (drum Solo 1:55)


More Videos

Jim Conways Big Wheel –
Bob Malone –

Contact Us

Lesson Studios/Guitar Store

9387 2219

Upcoming Concerts


Annual Student Concert

Sunday 24th of November

Blue Beat Live Club

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Spring Cafe Gig

Saturday 14th of September

Atlas Kiosk Bondi Beach

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Upcoming Camps


School Holiday Band Camp

See all summer holiday dates here

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