There is a lot of great content that is being created during the Coronavirus. Pablo Rieppi, percussionists with the New York City Ballet Orchestra, has created the Percussion Lounge. As of today, there are two posts:
Grab a pair of sticks and a practice pad (or any playing surface) and learn techniques to become a more effective percussion educators. Topics to include: Full Stroke Exercises and Paradiddles
Grab a pair of sticks and a practice pad (or any playing surface) and learn techniques to become a more effective percussion educators. This episode covers setting up the snare drum, teaching matched grip and stroke types.
In January 2018, Vic Firth hosted its first ever #vfJAMS LIVE recording session at EastWest Studios in Hollywood, California. This amazing event showcased some of the world’s top drummers performing with Robert “Sput” Searight and the all-star vfJAMS Band!
This is an incredible series. Vic Firth’s content for percussion is always high quality and these jam sessions feature videos, transcriptions, and PDFs so you can learn the tune. Check it out and let me know your favorite performance in comments below.
On Friday, February 16, 2018, I presented Percussion Methods 102: Percussion Methods Revisited at the California All-State Music Education Conference (CASMEC). Below is a list of the resources and presentation outline.