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Paul Bothner Music Plumstead

Reuben Crowie – Drum Instructor

Reuben is a super drummer, with a history of achievements that read like the biography of a legend in the making! He studied at Beau Soleil’s Music Centre, completing his Trinity Grade 6 drum kit studies, with Distinction! He went on to study at the South African College of Music, at The University of Cape Town.

Teaching History - He teaches privately, and has a history of teaching at the Simcha Academy of Music and at Groote Schuur High School, concurrently.

Performance History - He performed with the Standard Bank National Schools’ Big Band, in 2007, and at Paul Bothner’s Drum Day, in 2010. He drummed for the North Sea Big Band, in 2010, and followed up by performing at the prestigious Cape Town International Jazz Festival, with Spha Mdlalose. Other notable work includes an appearance on Idols star Unathi’s album, entitled: ‘With Love’, and on Sowers of the Word’s debut album: ‘God of Wonders’. He has a background in Rock, Pop, Swing, Latin jazz, Bebop jazz, R ‘n’ B, Hip Hop and Gospel, in live performance, studio session work and educationally.

Contact Reuben: 0744825513 for bookings or extra info.

Trevor Fischer – Keyboard and Piano Instructor

Trevor says: “It’s a time filled with anticipation and excitement as you or your child prepares to become acquainted with music terms, developing new skills, and to achieve goals.

‘Flexibility’ will continue to be my goal, in assisting you in achieving the best, as I will always be part of ‘creating stars for the future’.

We all have an important role to play in this progress. Looking forward to ensuring that this will be an exciting, fulfilling, and rewarding year as you start this journey to become a successful musician…”


For any further details: 

trevorkeys.fischer1@gmail.com and 0827149954


Paul Bothner Somerset West - Do Re Me Music School

Proudly associated with Paul Bothner Music, the Do Re Me Music School, was founded in 1984. Run by Duncan Combe, their studios are situated close to the Somerset West Branch. Individual lessons are offered on Piano, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Sax and Clarinet.

For lesson inquiries pop in to the Somerset West and ask one of the sales staff or call 021 8522030.

Paul Bothner Music N1 City Superstore

Our N1 City branch has teachers for drums, guitar, bass, and piano or keyboards… 

  • Emil Terhoven – Drums, guitar, supervisor
  • Devon de Swardt – Guitars, bass
  • Natalie Robinson – Keyboards and piano
  • David Miles – Drums (Saturdays)

Contact number: 021 5952444