Drum set and band percussion lessons are offered to children, teens, and adults at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Drum set styles include: rock; jazz; blues; shuffles; (Latin – bosa nova, samba, songo, etc.); hip hop; R&B; break beats; reggae and dancehall; fusion; country; bluegrass; afrobeat; and all other genres of music. Lesson focus includes: rudiments; hand techniques; finger techniques; four-way independence; musicality; chart reading; equipment selection and up keep; as well as the history of the instrument and great players.
Lessons are also available in band percussion to better enhance local area middle and high school band programs as well as prepare students for regional, state, and university music program auditions. For more information or to register, please call (828) 693-3726.