Drum Set

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.

*https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drum

**http://vicfirth.com/drumset-history/