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Matt Crowning has over 16 years teaching experience multiple, award-winning, competitive schools .  His impressive academic background, combined with years of real-world touring and studio industry experience, is paramount for teaching and instructing the future generations of students.


Matt Crowning teaches drum set, concert percussion & marching percussion to students of all ages and ability levels.


YOU can host Matt Crowning at you home, school or workplace for an intimate masterclass. This is an educational platform designed for 3-30 drummers. Matt Crowning currently teaches at BRENTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL, as well as, composes and arranges music for numerous schools all over the country.


Matt Crowning resides in Nashville TN, and will teach at numerous locations in Brentwood and Nashville. Most of his private weekly students will come to his studio.

Become one of Matt's students HERE


Using FaceTime, Lessons can be taken anywhere in the world.
You simply need  FaceTime and a PAYPAL account for payment.

Book Matt  for an online lesson


Matt Crowning is a Drum and Percussion Educator with over 15 years of teaching experience. His students learn a vast majority of skills including Drum Set, Concert Percussion, Mallet Percussion, Marching Percussion and World Percussion. In these lessons, the student will learn all of the technical abilities of the instruments and learn the ability to read and write music in the percussion language.


Originally from South Florida, Matt now resides in Nashville, Tennessee and is one of the Percussion Director’s at Brentwood High School in Brentwood, TN. While in Florida, Matt was the Percussion Director at Spanish River High School and Atlantic High School, as well as, Omni Middle School, and Loggers Run Middle School. Under his direction, these scholastic ensembles have been awarded numerous awards and straight Superior ratings at percussion competitions, both in marching and concert percussion, at the District and State level. They are known for performing to the highest level of excellence.

His private students have proceeded to study percussion at some of the highest ranked music schools the country including, Berkley college of Music, Manhattan School of Music, Florida State University and the University of Miami, among others.

Matt is a Percussion Composer and Arranger with Rowl-Off Productions music publishing.

As a performer, session player, instructor, producer and clinician, Matt's diverse performance background ranges from Country, Pop, Rock, Big Band, Jazz and R&B. His work includes performances with various Disney Records / Disney Channel artists, College 11, Kiki Sanchez, Vanilla Monk, Matt Farr and Kerrie Roberts. Currently, Matt is performing with Country Music artist, Amber Leigh, on tour and in the studio. These shows include support act performances with Kenny Chesney, Trace Adkins, Lady Antebellum, Parmalee and many others.



Matt Crowning is an artist with and proudly endorses: Yamaha Acoustic and Electric Drums, Evans Drumheads, Vic Firth, Sabian Cymbals, Drum Tacs, PureSound Percussion, Future Sonics Ear Monitors, KickPort, Porter and Davies, Sennheiser, DrumFun, Pitch Slap Percussion, and Humes & Berg cases.

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