440-813-6713 - matt@backbeatrecording.com


Backbeat Drum Studio, LLC is owned and operated by Matt Schoneman

After teaching at Stebal Drums for about 6 years, I started Backbeat Recording Studio in 2008 in the space next to Stebal’s as a place for me to give drum lessons and record local bands at affordable rates. 5 years after operating in the storefront, I moved the studio to a more private setting.  I’ve since started a family and built a new studio in the 4 car garage of my home where I continue to teach and work on original projects, and also provide recording, freelance and live sound services to other Cleveland area musicians and businesses.

I’ve been playing drums since 1993 and teaching drumset in the greater Cleveland area since 2002.  I studied drumset at the Drummers Collective in NYC and earned Bachelor of Arts in Music from Cleveland State University.

Teaching Experience:

Arrowhead Music In Mentor, OH.  2002-2005

Stebal Drums 2005-2013

Education: Drummers Collective Intensive Program - 2001

Cleveland State University,  Bachelor’s of Arts in Music – 2008