Pat Garvey

Principal Lecturer, Drums

Pat has been a professional drummer working internationally for over 23 years and is one of the UK’s most prominent players & educators.

He is proud to have some of his past and current students playing with some of the biggest acts in the world including Rag n’ Bone Man, The Darkness, Queen & Adam Lambert, Two Door Cinema Club, Leona Lewis, Incognito, Lawson, Vader and Charlie XCX amongst numerous others.

He has his own monthly column in the iconic Rhythm Magazine, is a published author and also works as a producer, composing music for cross-media moving image.

As a freelance player he works with artists from The David Cross Band (King Crimson) to blues/latin rock outfit The DGB & prog overlords Lonely Robot, and has played with artists including James, Tim Booth, Noel Redding (Jimi Hendrix), Freddie V (Average White Band), Lewis Stephens (Freddie King), Fischer Z and David Jackson (Van Der Graf Generator) to name a few.

Pat proudly endorses and works with SONOR drums, SABIAN cymbals, VIC FIRTH, REMO, ROLAND, Protection Racket, Porter and Davies Tactile Monitoring and Dynasty U.S.A marching percussion.

  • Brighton, Drums