DREW PARENT

PERCUSSIONIST

EDUCATION

 

 

PRIVATE LESSONS

Drew is available for lessons in person at his home studio or via Skype. Topics of instruction include the following areas:

- Beginning Percussion (Introduction to technique, rhythms, counting, and reading)

- Percussion Performance (General concert percussion, mallets, drumset, hand percussion, marching percussion)

- Jazz Improvisation (General improvisation instruction for all instruments)

- Music Theory (General music theory instruction for all instruments)

- Percussion Arranging (General concepts and ideas that can be applied when arranging for your percussion section in concert band, marching band, and more)

**If you are interested in lessons please email Drew at drewpercussion@gmail.com for availability and rates.  

 

CLINICS/MASTER CLASSES

Drew can present clinics to students in your school program or for public educational music events and seminars. Clinics are available to cover the following topics:

- General Concert Percussion (snare drum, timpani, mallets, accessorie instruments)

- Marching Percussion (all sections of the battery and front ensembles)

- Jazz Improvisation (General concepts for beginners)

- Drumset (covering general styles and interpretation as well as ensemble playing)

**If you are interested in scheduling Drew for a clinic or masterclass please email him at drewpercussion@gmail.com for availability and rates. 

GLASS CITY DRUM CAMPS

Drew holds various drum camps throughout the year in Toledo, Ohio that cover a range of topics and skill levels. These camps a geared towards helping beginning, intermediate, and advanced drummers and percussionists develop their skills while fostering a supporting community of artists and musicians on a local level.

Camp topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Hand Technique

  • Chop building

  • Music Reading Abilities

  • Rhythm Workouts

  • Foot Technique

  • Practice Routines

Upcoming camp dates are listed below. Be sure to REGISTER to reserve your seat!

  • GLASS CITY DRUM CAMP 2019 - June 24th-28th

    • Participants: Any High School Percussionist Grades 9-12

    • Time: 9am-12pm

    • Location: Springfield High School - Holland, OH

    • Registration: CLICK HERE