We always say, if you have a heartbeat, you can play percussion. Of percussion instruments, and perhaps all instruments, the drum set is arguably the most fun to play. It is deeply rooted in the human experience; artifacts of hand drums have been discovered that date back to 6,000 years and older*. The drum set we know today is a relatively young instrument, around the early 1900’s the modern drum set started to take shape**. Thus, the art of drumming is changing every day and we aim to keep our students on the cutting edge of method and technique.
Now Accepting Beginning & Progressing Drum Set Students: All Ages Welcome!
At Boise Music Lessons, our drummers get a healthy dose of:
- Modern drum set method and technique
- Hand drum method and technique
- Various concert percussion and mallet instruments
- Piano familiarization
- Drum stick rudiments
- Rhythm reading
- Drum set setup, tuning, and maintenance
- Musicianship and etiquette
- Performance skills
- Live & recording microphone placement
As with all instruments we provide a foundation of note reading, functional theory, ear training, and musical collaboration and communication.