Melbourne Music Teachers

Liam O’Leary

Liam O’Leary


Drum Lessons | Artist development, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons

  • Qualifications: Bachelor of Music Arts
  • Pricing: $45 - 1/2hr, $60 - 3/4hr, $70 - 1hr
  • Styles: Jazz, Rock, Pop, Latin, RnB
  • Suitability: All


Liam O’Leary is a session drummer, composer and teacher.

Originally from Hobart, Tasmania, Liam is now based and working in Melbourne, Victoria. Since joining his first cover band at 15, Liam has been performing professionally for over 15 years with many musicians spanning a variety of styles. Some musicians include Jordie Lane, Didirri, Oh Pep!, Maddy Jane, The Stitch, Sean McMahon, Nick Haywood and Ken Schroder. Liam also leads his own band, Liam & CO, performing his original compositions.

Liam has been teaching students of all ages and levels for over 10 years, including at the UTAS Conservatorium of Music and prestigious Tasmanian schools Hutchins, St Virgil’s and Friends.

Liam is currently teaching from his home studio in Richmond, Victoria and for music school, Music in Mind.



Teaching Info

Lessons are available at Liam’s home studio in Richmond, or in the comfort of your own home. If you prefer to have lessons in your own space, Liam can travel to you.

Material for lessons are based on the students musical interests. When influences are established, Liam will go on to make appropriate suggestions and goals for the student. Material involved can include:

  • Rudiments
  • Exam Preparation
  • Songs/Tunes
  • Rhythm composition
  • Soloing
  • Theory
  • Drum tuning/maintenance

Whether you’re starting out, mature-aged learning for fun or preparing for exams, Liam can point you in the right direction.

Contact Liam O’Leary