Percussion & Drums - Community Music School

Percussion & Drums

Percussion lessons are available in both the classical and jazz/popular music fields. The Community Music School’s percussion studios include three drum sets with low volume cymbals and drum heads, marimba, timpani and Latin percussion instruments. Young students may be required to start with rudiments on snare/practice pad before progressing to full drum kit or other percussion instruments.  

Find information for your age:

Elementary (6-10yr)

30 -minute private lessons are available for 1st grade students and up in percussion, with teacher approval for younger students. 

Students are also encouraged to enroll in group piano for young beginners and the Children's Chorus to develop musicality. 

Students may enroll in the Preparatory Division for a more intensive course of study that includes Royal Conservatory Method music theory classes and ensemble work. 

Middle (11-13yr)

45-minute private lessons are available in percussion.

Students in the 7th grade will advance to Chorus II from Chorus I with teacher approval.

Students may enroll in the Preparatory Division for a more intensive course of study that includes Royal Conservatory Method music theory classes and ensemble work.

High (14-18yr)

60-minute private lessons are available in percussion.

45-minute piano lessons are encouraged for students to supplement their music education. 

Students may enroll in the Preparatory Division for a more intensive course of study that includes Royal Conservatory Method music theory classes and ensemble work. 

Adult (18+)

45 to 60-minute private lessons are available in percussion.

Beginner adults are encouraged to enroll in Group Piano for Adult Beginners, but it is not required. 

All adult students should attend Musicianship I or II group classes.

 

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