StiX Percussion is mainly Andy Kelly (with a little help when needed).

Andy has been successfully teaching the drum kit for more than 17 years now from a home based studio suite and at various workshop locations in and around West Cumbria.

After playing drums for over 40 years he has the experience needed to bring on new drummers to a competent level. Teaching pupils to read and interpret drum music and and play in drumming styles of their choice.

Andy has helped pupils to achieve quality passes and distinctions in The Trinity College London Drum Kit Examinations right up to grade 8 and beyond to Diploma level...


He is also a drum and percussion teacher with pupils in
St Begh's School Whitehaven.
Bransty School Whitehaven
All Saints Primary School Cockermouth,
St Josephs RC High School,Workington.
Workington Academy.

St Joseph's School Frizington.

Also serving  St James Whitehaven, Plumbland School, Bookwell, St Bridget's School, Ennerdale School, Dean School, Monkwray School and Braithwaite School.

Club work includes workshops for: girl guides, scouts, youth groups, churches and some adult sessions.



Working with...

Working with...

Working with pupils from the age of 5 through to age of 60 at school and at Home has given him great satisfaction and enjoyment.

The Whitehaven Carnival had been the focus of his Samba drumming work in recent years, although this has now extended to school Samba bands as carnival events decrease in number.

Andy has drummed in many bands. These include:

  • Love Chapter
  • Captain America
  • Warehouse
  • Big Wednesday
  • Phil Lewthwaite Band
  • Bill Drake Band
  • and he has worked with many others... including...
  • The Celebration Singers (choir)
  • Los Huevos Bandidos (Latin Jazz for all Occasions)
  • Gracechild
  • Decadian
  • Graham Bell Band
Check out the other pages on the site to find out more about how he can help you learn. Or contact or ring for a chat on 01946 693245 or 0770 790 2231

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