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?

Level: Beginning

PAS Rudiments 1

PAS Rudiments 2

Dave Gerhart

Dave Gerhart

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.
Dave Gerhart

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