Henrique De Almeida

30+ years experience teaching
Associate Professor

The Berklee College of Music

Boston, MA

Drum Set Artist


Published Author

Hey!  I'm Henrique De Almeida

My goal is to help you cut through the distractions and help you move further faster in your drumming.  Whether you're getting ready for a college audition/placement audition or wanting to improve your hand technique or learn how to get paid in the music business, I'm your guy.  I've helped thousands of students over the past 30+ years of teaching and I know how to get you results.

Digital and Hard Copy Books

The Ultimate Hand Technique Book

A complete hand technique development course: • Learn the simplest and fastest&nbs...

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The Moeller Technique Book

The materials contained in this book were originally compiled to be used in conjunction with my online video lessons,...

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Polyrhythmic Possibilities E-Book

Polyrhythmic Possibilities e-Book

This book contains a vast collection of snare drum solos, drum set etudes and technical exercises that will help you ...

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Online Video Courses

The 26 American Rudiments

Learn The 26 American Rudiments by family.  You can practice with the videos anytime.    This will mov...

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Ultimate Hand Technique Course

This is a complete course that would normally be about 4 semesters of instruction.  Henrique will give you many ...

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Polyrhythmic Possibilities

The materials contained in this course were originally compiled to be used in conjunction with my live private d...

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Beyond the Moeller Technique Course

Drawn from the Civil War Era drumming, the Moeller method combines a variety of techniques with the goal of improving...

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Play Alongs

Brazilian Rhythms Play Alongs and Charts

$20.00 USD

This Brazilian Rhythms package includes 10 charts and tracks with and without drums. Styles include samba de batucada...

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Private Lessons

Live & Skype Lessons

Live Interactive Private Lessons Skype or In Person Private lessons are offered as complete courses (12 session...

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Associate Professor at the Berklee College of Music


What others are saying...

Billy Cobham -- Jazz Fusion Legend/Hall of Fame

Henrique De Almeida shows strong direction and leadership in his approach to playing the drums. This is a trait that can be passed on to those who choose to abide by his opinions and direction as a consultant and teacher.

John Ramsay--Berklee College of Music, Percussion Department Chair

Henrique has quickly become one of the most respected and requested teachers in the Berklee College of Music Percussion Department. In many ways, he is the model and prime example of the Artist/Educator

Kenwood Denard

Henrique De Almeida is a very accomplished and virtuosic percussionist, and he is a man with HEART!  Not only does he have his Brazilian tradition but also really understands what we are doing in America.  He is also a master of Polyrhythms!"

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