Reading music is a necessary part of learning an instrument. We must have the visual understanding of how note values work together to form rhythms. As drummers, we aren’t as focused on keys, chords, etc. but an overall understanding of music theory is arguably important for any musician. So we must be able to seeContinue reading “Read it, hear it, feel it: How senses help our drumming memories”
I recently had a very interesting conversation with a student that led me to some shocking conclusions about the drumming process. This student had focused so much on reading music and understanding note values that she was not actually hearing the notes she was playing. I then realized that some drummers are quite lucky to haveContinue reading “The Drummer’s Connection Between Sight and Sound”
Gifting drum lessons to that person in your life that just can’t stop tapping on things? Aspiring drummers now have the opportunity to take advantage of our Holiday promotion via Groupon. Buy a 30-minute drum lesson for $15 (a $30 value) without any obligation to continue. However, we certainly hope you stick around after the first lessonContinue reading “Give The Gift of Drumming”
I write about this topic semi-regularly. I didn’t anticipate the health benefits when I started playing the drums but here I am 22 years later and the they are obvious. Check out this cool video by TED-Ed to see what other beneficial results have been discovered.
You may have heard people say the music industry is suffering, or worse… That it’s dead. Certain areas of the business have taken a hit in the last decade but the live performance side of the business is THRIVING and full of opportunity. Lucky for us, playing the drums is very much a part ofContinue reading “Being A Drummer in 2015”