In this episode, I introduce the concept of rudiments on the snare drum. Rudiments are scales for the snare drum and we will start with the paradiddle. If you are a teacher, what is the first rudiment you teach to a new student? Why?
Dr. Dave Gerhart, Product Manager, Percussion for Yamaha Corporation of America and Lecturer of Percussion at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSU, Long Beach, is a nationally recognized performer, composer, and educator. Dr. Gerhart, originally from Fairfield, California, holds a D.M.A. from the University of Southern California, M.M. in Percussion Performance and Instrumental Conducting and a B.M. in Music Education from California State University, Long Beach.
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