INSTRUCTION

 

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) 

 

ENSEMBLE COACHING

If you are looking for someone to come in and work with one of your ensembles, Drew is certified to coach your students in the following rehearsals:

- Concert Percussion Ensemble or Chamber Group

- Marching Percussion Ensemble (battery and frontline)

- Indoor Drumline or Concert Competing Ensemble (battery and frontline)

- Jazz Band or Combo

- Concert Band (focus on percussion section)

 

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)

 

*To inquire about or schedule a lesson, clinic, master class, or ensemble rehearsal, please visit the CONTACT page of this website. Rates vary depending on travel, location, type of instruction, equipment needed, and length of time.