Peter Vadiveloo

Live Online Lessons Available
Music Teacher
Drum Kit, Guitar, Percussion


Peter is an outstanding musician with a playing career spanning over 30 years. He has played in an astonishing number of styles, including rock, pop, jazz, funk, folk, musical theatre, orchestra, Latino, Middle Eastern, Flamenco, Afro-Cuban and African. Peter teaches drum kit, hand drums (e.g., djembe, cajon, darbuka, congas) and guitar. Peter's teaching has been described as "brilliant", "amazing" and "inspirational" (see Testimonials below). His programs are tailored to suit people of all ages, from the young to the elderly, the novice to the experienced, and for individuals or groups. His programs can accommodate anything from one-off sessions to on-going weekly teaching. Currently, Peter runs teaching programs at Hampton Primary School, Monash Council (Monash Community Drum Circle), Outer Urban Projects and Caulfield Music School. Feel free to get in touch. Email contact: Phone: 0411 965 417 TESTIMONIALS "Thank-you for being the most amazing drum teacher in the universe". Traci Cenedese, Head of Music, Hampton Primary School. “Peter is a brilliant leader, personable, dynamic and very thorough". Christine McDonald, Newport Folk Festival. "Parents and students gave fantastic feedback! Thank you Peter for the work you put into these classes". Rosemary Fuller, Acting General Manager, Suzuki Music (Victoria). "Peter Vadiveloo is a great teacher!" Liezl Shnookal, student. "Peter was able to engage all our students in fun and creative way. The students loved the experiences." Simon Fitzpatrick, Principal, Holy Family Primary School. "Thankyou for the invaluable, very enjoyable music experience you shared with us." Kathy Shaw, St Thomas More School. "Peter provided a fantastic percussion program that engaged all students". Robert Csoti, Principal, Clayton South Primary School. "I was really impressed by his vast knowledge and how well the students engaged with him. He was a real inspiration for the students and me!" Angela Facey, Music Coordinator, Horsham College. "Your ability to break down what seems at first quite complex, into simple, manageable steps is a gift. The clear love and enthusiasm you have for your craft is contagious". Janet Troy, Leader, Tongue & Groove.

Contact Details

Peter Vadiveloo


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13 Barrington Drive
VIC 3147



Regions Serviced

Melbourne, Melbourne South East

Chadstone, Ashwood, Ashburton, Mt. Waverley, Burwood.

Teacher's Home, Student's Home, Live Online Lessons, Other

Instruments and Subjects

Drum Kit, Guitar, Percussion

Song Writing

Styles and Specialities

Folk, Jazz, Rock, World

Adult Learning, Ensemble work, Percussion Group, Performances

Lesson Format and School Activities

One-on-One Lessons, Group Lessons

School Instrumental Teaching

Qualifications and Experience

40+ years of playing and performing, 30+ years of teaching


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Last updated: 18-Jul-2021 12:46 PM