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.

Summit Speaker Series: Online Snare Drum Instruction for Non-Percussionist Educators – Episode 1

For more videos and professional development resources, check out the International Music Education Summit. Thanks to Elisa Jansen Jones for hosting this video.

Show Notes:

Percussion Education – Episode 001: Snare Drum Set-up

Percussion Education – Episode 002: Matched Grip

Percussion Education – Episode 004: Different Stroke Types

Percussion Education – Episode 021: SD Warm-up

Stroke Types Handout

SD Warm-Up

Links to purchase sticks and pads are below. These are Amazon Smile links. A percentage of each sale goes to the Los Cerritos Elementary PTA. You can also purchase these items from your local music dealer.

Practice Pads
Remo RT-0008-SN 8″ Practice Pad Silentstroke Head

Remo RT-0008-00 8″ Gray Tunable Practice Pad with Ambassador Coated Drumhead

Innovative Percussion Concert Drumsticks IP1

Promark TXC1W Concert One Snare Drum Stick

Vic Firth Symphonic Collection Persimmon Snare

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