Students will discover the joy of creating music, learn rhythm skills, percussion vocabulary, and techniques. Class activities engage students as they explore different timbres and search for the next great sound. This class will be pre-recorded instructional videos that could be watched several times to ensure students understand various techniques that are being taught. Students will make weekly homework videos. Instructor will reply with a video with comments and tips. Potential live classes will be scheduled and dates will be given out ahead of time.
No Prerequisite: For students in grade 3+
Equipment Needed: Drum pad, drum sticks, portable black music stand, and instrument cleaning and maintenance items.
*Pad stand is helpful but not mandatory. Students should bring a pencil to class. Class music will be provided.
Suggested drum pad: Evans HQ 12" RealFeel 2-Sided Practice Pad
Suggested drum sticks: Vic Firth Corpsmaster Signature Snare Drumstick by Ralph Hardimon
Participants must be entering grades 5 to 12.
Please contact Inland Empire Musical Arts if you have any questions.