Small Group Drum Lessons for Beginners
In this weekly course, I offer students small group lessons for the beginning percussionist.
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.
Homework Offered10-15 minutes of individual practice time is recommended daily
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments OfferedThe 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.
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.
Meet the teacher
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...
1x per week
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Live video meetings
2-6 learners per class