Study the art of drumming with international educator and performer Claes Brondal.
Students will be studying a comprehensive and inspirational curriculum.
By following a simple and efficient practice routine, the student will advance quickly, develop their own music vocabulary and ability to play
Drumming for Life
The teaching methods used are designed to empower and enable students to advance
in directions of their own.
Lessons will cover the history of drumming, drumming and rhythms in context, why we drum, reasons to drum, the role of the contemporary and the traditional drummer, guidance on careers in the business of music.
Commitment to maintain a regular practice routine.
4/4 time and Odd time signatures. Interpretation of music scores in different musical settings - Deciphering rhythms - Soloing - Patterns
Moeller Method and Open handed playing
Funk - Jazz - Rock - Hip-hop - New Orleans - West African - Afro/Caribbean - Afro/Brazilian and many other world rhythms
Paradiddles and rudiments as inspirational tools to gain control of the drumset.
Rudiments as a tool to develop technique and reading skills
Customized study plans
Member of Percussive Arts Society and Vic Firth Educational Program
ONLINE DRUM LESSONS
We are using Zoom conference application for these lessons. You will be receiving an invitation for each drum lesson with a link. No need to download an app - just click on the link.
Before the lesson:
Set up the webcam, phone or angle the computer camera so that I can see most of your hand motions.
Lessons will be 30 minutes.
I’ll try my best to simulate our regular lessons with music examples and digitized music notation.