Metronome Sound Delay Explained

The use and misuse of the metronome is always a hot topic. I wrote and article called Metronome Strategies for Improving Your Timing. This video talks about sound delay as it relates to marching band and drum corps on the football field.

When is it okay to listen metronome or drumline? Based on where the metronome is located on the field, who can listen to it? How much time do I need to anticipate my entrance? For more information and to download the handouts, click here.

Thanks to Andrew Rogers for putting together this video and supporting documents. Well done!

Percussion Education Weekly Reads 8/23/15


School has started and there are only 130 days left in the year. How was your summer? Was it as productive as you planned? Spend some extra time in the practice room. Read a good book. Spend time with your friends and family. Make sure to make every day count. Here are some things to check out. Let me know if you have anything to add to this list. Have a great week. (more…)

LAPQ performs I Hold the Lion’s Paw

This is a live video of the premiere performance of Andrew McIntosh I Hold the Lion’s Paw performed by the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet at Zipper Hall, Los Angeles, CA on April 10, 2015. This is a beautiful piece, performed well with excellent video footage! Bravo.

Los Angeles Percussion Quartet is Justin DeHart, Nick Terry, Cory Hills, and Matt Cook.

Composer: Andrew McIntosh
Video: Two Channel Media
Audio recording/mixing: Justin DeHart

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