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Kevin  Dredge

Kevin Dredge

Associate Lecturer

School of Media Arts and Technology

023 8201 6552 ext. 6552


Kevin has taught on the popular music performance course since it’s inception in 2008. He has been playing the drums for over 35 years and has played in many bands covering all styles of music. His studio experience is extensive and covers recording in the UK and abroad.

He counts his drum clinic performances with Andy Gangadeen (Peter Gabriel /Jeff Beck / Spice Girls), Carl Palmer (Emerson Lake and Palmer/Asia) and Walfredo Ryes Jnr (Santana/Steve Winwood) as high points in his career, but teaching is his passion.

Kevin is the owner/director of Garden Music School, the school was established in 1995 and is known today as the place to study privately in Hampshire. Kevin has been at the forefront of private music education in Southampton for the past 20 years, setting the highest standards for all of his students. Kevin designs and teaches the drum course and brings his wealth of teaching experience to Southampton Solent University. 

Industry experience

Owner/director Garden Music School, sponsored by Mapex Drums, ProMark drum sticks, protection racket cases.

Taught courses