Our course of study will enable the student to acquire a solid foundation in drumset musicianship.
The general areas covered include:
Repertoire and Style
Grip and stick control issues.
Rudimental technique: The Single and Double Stroke Rolls, Paradiddles, Drags, and Flams.
Music reading skills: Chart Reading, Interpretation of time signatures and dynamic markings, Snare Drum Etudes, Standard and Drumset Notation.
Drumset Coordination: Two, Three and Four way coordination and independence.
Repertoire and style: History of the Drumset, Recognition of the various styles of Drumset performance including; Classical/orchestral, Blues, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, Pop-Rock, Funk, Brazilian, Latin American, and Afro-Cuban genres.
High School. College and Drum Corps Audition Preparation