VIC FIRTH PRESENTS
PERCUSSION 101:
TRIANGLE

The Percussion 101 series of video lessons will provide students and instructors alike with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental techniques for the most common percussion instruments. From instrument setup to maintenance to performance techniques, Vic Firth's PERCUSSION 101 will cover the essential skills necessary for today's all-around percussionist.

The curriculum for this series was compiled by members of Vic Firth's Collegiate Educator Program which includes some of the most influential university instructors in the country. Presented by percussionist David Skidmore in a relaxed, approachable atmosphere, this series is sure to become the most widely referenced video guide for percussion education!

   

To learn the essential fundamentals for triangle playing techniques,
first take some time to watch the following videos.
After you've finished, test your knowledge with our online quiz!

 

TEACHERS: The online test is the perfect way to use Vic Firth's PERCUSSION 101 in your classroom!
CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE
and get ideas for how to implement this valuable resource in YOUR curriculum!

WATCH THE VIDEO:


TAKE THE TRIANGLE QUIZ TO TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Each computer station has ONE OPPORTUNITY to take this test and receive a CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
(you may take the test as often as you like – but no certificate will be offered on subsequent attempts). We recommend that if you
taking this test for a grade, YOU USE THE STUDY GUIDE as you watch the video BEFORE ATTEMPTING THE TEST!



RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS FOR THE PERCUSSIONIST:

Basic Stick Bag
Three inside pockets hold 12 pairs of sticks with an outside pocket for small accessories. In durable‚ water resistant nylon. Perfect for students.
H = 18 1/2" | W (when open) = 17 1/2"
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Stick Bag
Holds 24 pairs of sticks and mallets and contains two small accessory pockets. Four outside pockets include one large enough for sheet music. Also features detachable‚ padded shoulder straps and elastic fasteners with retractable clips for secure suspension from the floor tom. Water resistant leather-like vinyl with double stitching throughout. A heavy duty zipper holds it all together!
H = 19" | W (when open) = 23"
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PAD12
Available with soft rubber for quiet practice. Features a non-skid rubber base.
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Fresh Approach Starter Pack
The new Vic Firth "Fresh Approach Starter Pack" is designed to supply the serious beginnning percussion student with the best tools available at an affordable cost. All three items were hand selected for their educational value and ability to provide the student with products that will help establish a solid foundation on which to build. Includes an SD1‚ a 6" practice pad‚ a Vic Firth Rudiment Poster and A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum by Mark Wessels. Included with the book are 2 audio accompaniment CD's and an instructional CD-ROM.
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JUMP TO ANOTHER PERCUSSION 101 VIDEO LESSON SERIES:
Concert Bass Drum Tambourine
Crash Cymbals Suspended Cymbal
Gong / Tam-Tam Triangle
Keyboard Percussion Instruments Wood Blocks / Temple Blocks
Concert Snare Drum Marching Percussion
Timpani Drumset


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