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Rudiment Lesson Series: Single Stroke 4

May 2, 2011 10:34 am in Concert, Drumset, Marching by Web Team

In this new video lesson series, Dr. John Wooton will introduce each of the 40 Essential Rudiments. Along with a basic explanation, Dr. Wooton will give you tips on how to improve your playing, as well as how to apply the rudiments – whether you are a marching percussionist, concert percussionist or drumset player. This lesson covers the Single Stroke 4 (or 4 stroke ruff).

Composer Spotlight: David R. Gillingham

April 26, 2011 10:00 am in Concert by Web Team

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On the 20th anniversary of Stained Glass, one of the most seminal and widely performed works in the modern percussion ensemble repertoire, Vic Firth turns it's spotlight on composer David R. Gillingham. In recognition of his efforts for promoting percussion within his library of over 60 works for concert band and percussion ensemble, Vic Firth sat down with David to gain some insights from his compositional experience in the field of percussion.

Rudiment Lesson Series: The Drag (Ruff)

April 25, 2011 1:42 pm in Concert, Drumset, Marching by Web Team

Rudiment Lesson Series: The Flam

April 19, 2011 10:04 am in Concert, Drumset, Marching by Web Team

In this new video lesson series, Dr. John Wooton will introduce each of the 40 Essential Rudiments. Along with a basic explanation, Dr. Wooton will give you tips on how to improve your playing, as well as how to apply the rudiments – whether you are a marching percussionist, concert percussionist or drumset player. Also included are play-along tracks for the rudiment AND rudimental application exercise to help you achieve your goals.

Rudiment Lesson Series: Single Paradiddle

April 12, 2011 11:10 am in Concert, Drumset, Marching by Web Team

In this new video lesson series, Dr. John Wooton will introduce each of the 40 Essential Rudiments. Along with a basic explanation, Dr. Wooton will give you tips on how to improve your playing, as well as how to apply the rudiments – whether you are a marching percussionist, concert percussionist or drumset player. Also included are play-along tracks for the rudiment AND rudimental application exercise to help you achieve your goals.

Meehan/Perkins Duo: Early American Percussion Music

April 8, 2011 10:09 am in Concert by Web Team

When asked about the birth of American percussion music, most would probably know the names of Edgard Varese, John Cage, Henry Cowell and perhaps Lou Harrison – but there are a few overlooked efforts from the earliest period of percussion music from composers such as Johanna Beyer, Harold Davidson, Ray Green and Doris Humphrey.

Rudiment Lesson Series: The Double Stroke Roll

April 1, 2011 10:34 am in Concert, Drumset, Marching by Web Team

In this new video lesson series, Dr. John Wooton will introduce each of the 40 Essential Rudiments. Along with a basic explanation, Dr. Wooton will give you tips on how to improve your playing, as well as how to apply the rudiments – whether you are a marching percussionist, concert percussionist or drumset player. Also included are play-along tracks for the rudiment AND rudimental application exercise to help you achieve your goals.

Rudiment Lesson Series: Multiple Bounce Roll

March 25, 2011 12:06 pm in Concert, Drumset, Marching by Web Team

In this new video lesson series, Dr. John Wooton will introduce each of the 40 Essential Rudiments. Along with a basic explanation, Dr. Wooton will give you tips on how to improve your playing, as well as how to apply the rudiments – whether you are a marching percussionist, concert percussionist or drumset player. Also included are play-along tracks for the rudiment AND rudimental application exercise to help you achieve your goals.

John Cage: Third Construction / Rehearsal Techniques

March 18, 2011 3:47 pm in Concert by Web Team

John Cage: Third Construction / Instrumentation, Part Considerations

March 18, 2011 3:43 pm in Concert by Web Team