Lessons in New York (USA)


Steph now offers private lessons and coaching for all levels of drumming in his studio in New York City, located in the Music Building: 584 8th Ave. Students have been travelling from all around the world to study with Stephane. The studio is an accredited Wizdom Drumshed in partnership with Dom Famularo. Steph builds a personalized program for each student.

Lessons in Quebec City (Canada)

Steph also offers private lessons in his Canadian studio. There are also programs for drummers worldwide who wish to travel for intensive study or wish to study via Internet. The studios is also an accredited Wizdom Drumshed and offers the most productive teaching environment possible to aspiring students. A new and modern way of teaching using the highest technology and educational programs on the planet, right now.

HD Private Skype Lessons

Take a live drum lesson with Steph wherever you are in the world. You will need a web cam and a good internet connection. Be ready to learn and love this new learning process! The goal is to deliver the best sound and image from the studio to the students. The drums sounds comes directly from the mixer and interface so the quality is impecable! Steph also uses wireless Shure in-ears and Lavalier microphone to be free to move from one section to another and to get a really clear sound for his voice. You will be blown away with the three HD web cams used during each lesson. The studio is subdivised in four sections; The big drums for all styles, the jazz drum, the technique section with pads and the reading section with the marching snare drum. Steph uses the Ipad to take notes and send the detailled lesson info and advice to the student after the session. Skype lessons are a big success and Steph is presently teaching student from, Japan, Italy, Europe,Thailand, Brazil, USA and Canada. During the lessons, you will be able to see three different angles. The feet view, the front view and the top view.


Instruction rates are $80USD per hour in New York and $73CAN per hour in Quebec City (Canada). Courses are prepaid at the beginning of each month. We accept cash, bank transfer by e-mail (Canada), Paypal or credit cards in person at the studios.


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Stephane Chamberland's Setup

Mapex Drums

  • 1. 14 x 5.5” Snare Drum
  • 2. 16 x 14” Floor
  • 3. 12 x 8” Tom
  • 4. 14 x 12” Floor
  • 5. 10 x 7” Tom
  • 6. 18 x 16” Bass Drum

Evans Drumheads

  • UV1, G1 or Calftone on Snare Drums
  • Calftone on tops of Toms
  • J1 Coated on bottoms of all Toms
  • Hazy 300 on bottoms of Snare Drums
  • EQ4 (Coated/Clear) or Calftone on Bass Drum
  • Calftone on front of Bass Drum

Sabian Cymbals

  • A. Sabian 22” HH Big and Ugly Pandora Ride with an 8” HHX Splash (top)
  • B. Sabian Crescent 14” Element Hats
  • C. Sabian 10” AAX Air Splash
  • D. Sabian Artisan 22” Elite Ride (with 2 rivets)
  • E. Sabian 16” HHX Evolution O-Zone Crash

Shure Microphones

  • Shure Beta-52A for the Bass Drum
  • Shure Beta-98AMP/C for Toms or Beta-27
  • Shure SM-57 or Beta-56A for the Snare Drums
  • Shure KSM-44A/SL or KSM-141, KSM 137/SL as Over Heads
  • Shure In-Ear Monitors P6HW
  • Shure Earphones SE535


Steph uses Promark Sticks and all Gonbops Bells and Percussions.

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