Author: Adam Bushell

A professional drummer of over 25 years, Adam has played for many top-level bands and artists including Freak Power, Will Young, Martha Reeves, Sam Brown, Phil Hilborne, Richie Kotzen, Jose Feliciano and Jason Derulo. He’s a regular contributor to Rhythm magazine and as a drum tutor, has guided the development of many hundreds of students, both privately and at various renowned music institutions. With over 20 years’ experience in music education, he held successive positions as Principal of two of the UK’s largest private music education colleges, before co-founding WaterBear.

WaterBear and Falmouth University announce joint venture

Falmouth University has strengthened its successful partnership with WaterBear, the College of Music in Brighton, through an innovative joint venture […]

Falmouth University to accredit WaterBear music degrees

A commitment to quality and innovation WaterBear founding directors Adam and Bruce talk about the […]

Meet Greyum May

I started playing the trumpet at school when I was 9, but then I transitioned […]

Meet Sonia Panova

I was born in the Soviet Union, in Moscow. I think my family was quite […]

Feat. Daisy Palmer | Pete Riley | James Purvis

Join us for a very special WaterBear Night of Drums event. This is a public […]

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Why WaterBear?

Tardigrade (AKA Water Bear)

  • Micro-animal that is found everywhere, in all extreme climates
  • The most resilient creature known to humanity. Survives and adapts to its surroundings
  • This resilience and ability to adapt and survive inspires us in everything we do