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I am in my third year as a music education major at Liberty University and am under the direction of some incredible mentors. I have experience playing percussion in the university wind symphony, percussion ensemble, marching band, and even indoor drumline. I also have successfuly completed my music theory and musicianship classes. With all these experiences, I have a vast array of knowlegde and lessons I have learned throughout my time here that I would love to share with my students to help them become the musician that they aspire to be. I believe that it is never too late to start learning music, and that music is so beneficial to us no matter where we are in life. I specialize in mallet instruments, both marching and concert but I am also proficient with others like timapni and snare drum. Send me a message if you're interested!
In these lessons our focus is mainly on hand drumming, teaching the student techniques and styles for various styles of hand drums from around the world including; Cajon, Bongos, Congas, Djembe, etc... - Develop good time keeping skills by playing with a metronome or click track or all ready recorded music - Study basic hand strokes specific to the student’s type of drum - Learn proper hand position - Gain knowledge of the origins and history of various types of hand drums - Play and read rhythms specific to the student’s type of drum - Learn the proper way to hold and position drums
Percussion is so much more than drums. If you are wanting a comprehensive beginners guide to playing percussion. I can help you with posture, sticking, and giving you the fundamentals needed to have an awesome start to your percussion playing. These skills transfer to all percussion instruments, including drum set. I would recommend finding a percussion teacher who plays percussion primarily.
In our percussion class we will cover music theory, counting rhythms and discover a variety of percussion. The majority of this lesson will revolve around the Cajon, Shaker, Tamborine, and using brushes and snare technique and will explore african drums as well! Bring your hacky sack and get ready for the drum circle. This class is perfect for groups and couples. Feel free to use the "ask a question" feature if you have any questions about this class or it's outline!