Small Group Drum Lessons for Beginners
In this weekly course, I offer students small group lessons for the beginning percussionist.
91 total reviews for this teacher
66 reviews for this class
Completed by 314 learners
Once per week
learners per class
How does an “Ongoing” course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills
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This class is based on building a foundation of music reading, performance, technique, and aural skills as it applies to the drums. Each lesson starts with a warm up including various exercises taught and provided to the students. After the warm up, the lesson material will be presented to the students in the form of handouts, call and response activities, or from a lesson book. I teach by engaging students in discussion, calling on students to answer questions, and encouraging students to...
Students will demonstrate understanding in basic technique, music reading skills, musical vocabulary, aural skills, and various levels of facility on a snare drum and/or drum set.
10-15 minutes of individual practice time is recommended daily
A pair of drumsticks and a practice pad. -Drumsticks (Vic Firth 5A) -Practice Pad (Evans Real Feel)
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
The learner's progress is constantly assessed every class with formative informal assessments. These assessments determine how the curriculum will be adjusted to best fit the needs of the students.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
91 total reviews
74 completed classes
Hello! My name is Calvin and I teach small group /private percussion lessons as well as piano lessons. I have been teaching in a variety of small and large group settings for 10 years. I hold two music degrees, including my Bachelor of Music in...