PLEASE NOTE: This event previously was for three days. After receiving feedback from many of our interested students, we’ve decided to consolidate the workshop into one day in May, to accommodate the busy indoor percussion season.
Drum Workshop – May 2023
May 21, 2023 (Specific dates below)
9:30am – 1:00pm
1123 S Hatcher Ave. City of Industry, CA 91748
Level-up your marching career and learn what it takes to be a great performer!
The drum workshop with Pacific Crest gives a world class percussion experience, preparing you for whatever stage of your marching career you’re in. Learn directly from Pacific Crest’s percussion educators as they cover everything from important marching percussion fundamentals, to different groove styles all the way to what it really means to be a world class performer. You’ll learn from some other of the percussion community’s most esteemed educators, who will offer both big picture instruction to individualized action plans for all of our participants.
Open to Snare, Bass and Tenor performers. Students should be able to play the following at basic to intermediate level coming into the workshops:
- Simple duple and triplet rhythms.
- Paradiddles and variations of paradiddles
- Duple and triplet roll patterns
- Simple flam patterns
- Sunday, May 21, 2023
- World Class instruction on snare, bass and tenor drums
- Pair of VicFirth sticks and stickbag
Basic Mechanics of Playing
- Use of large and small muscle groups
- Tone and touch
- Velocity, effective use of energy
- Playing all dynamic levels and accent patterns
- Attentive listening
- Practice strategies
- A clear and present mind
- Learning to love the process
- Performance vibe
- Bring a drum, sticks, drum pad, and drum stand. There will be limited drums available to borrow/play on at the workshops if you are unable to bring your own.
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