ABOUT THE PRINCIPAL INSTRUCTOR
Thomas Wu is an extremely versatile musician and has been with Drumstruck since 2009. Holding certifications from Rock School UK for both Drums and Guitar, Thomas has taught students ranging from as young as 3 years old to folks that are 65 years old. His experience and versatility in catering to the wide range of students and their musical demands is an immaculate asset to the School. Thomas is not only a hit with young aspiring drummers and guitarists with his abundance of patience and dedication but at the same time, he brings to all his students, a vast experience of performing and recording with live bands.
His forte includes conducting ‘Drumstruck First Steps’, a unique Drumstruck external curriculum that provides drumming programs for preschoolers & conducts concert showcases for kindergartens. Organisations such as ‘Planet Montessori Pte Ltd’, ‘Tambalog… A Meeting Place’ & ‘PAP Community Foundation’ have enjoyed his musical support and expertise.
In addition to ‘Drumstruck First Steps’, Thomas has organised external drum workshops for Schools under The Ministry of Education, Church Worship Teams and other Corporate Events. Some of these clients include The Civil Service Club, Yamaha Music Asia Pte Ltd, Church Of The Holy Spirit and Bukit Batok Secondary School.
With his expertise in both Drums and Guitar, Thomas was also involved in composing riffs in an educational book titled ‘Drumming for Children’.
Thomas is also a familiar face in the local music scene. He has garnered a vast experience as a performer as well as a recording artiste since 2004 and has performed with bands such as Leeson, Jamie Michaels, Kevin Matthews, Deborah Lee, Gillian Tan, The Accidental Wakeup, The Powderfuls, Penpusher, Jericho and Veritas. Through these bands, he has appeared in various high-profile events such as Bar None Monday Sessions, NUS Radio Pulze Live Lounge, Baybeats Music Festival, Saving Charmaine @ Zouk, Ben Sherman VIP Auction, Twestival Singapore, Stasis 10 @ Substation, Music Matters Advertising Forum, Ben & Jerry’s Chunkfest, Mediacorp Channel 5’s Live & Loaded, Anirudh Live in Singapore Concert as well as an interview on Razor TV and has performed at some of the biggest venues locally from The Esplanade, Home Club, Scape and The Singpore Expo. Within Drumstruck, he has also appeared on ‘Naam’, a Vasantham television program during a Yamaha Drum Workshop.
Thomas is currently the Principal Instructor of Drumstruck Studios, School of Contemporary Music. He is also an integral part of the Drumstruck Instructors Jam Band, Veritas, that continues to help students assimilate into live playing and develop the necessary charisma to perform in a live band setting.