Music Lesson Mission Statement
Instruction for serious students and professionals, using concepts and techniques necessary to achieve the "consistent-excellence" required for continuted success within the contemporary music scene."
Whether you're a beginner, hobbyist, aspiring student or college or university student, professional, or weekend musician It's all good — MY goal is to assist you in becoming the accomplished musician that gives you every musical advantage possibly to turn YOUR potential into reality.
Also Music audition preparation for CEGEP, University, Cruise Ships, etc. Results!!!
Drum Lesson Curriculum Overview
Private lessons offer you the advantage of completely individualized study and learning - tailored to each student’s individual strengths and weaknesses; while the core curriculum explored remains the same for all students. Students, who remain under my instruction long enough can benefit from:
Learn and master all 40 P.A.S. Rudiments (master is significantly different than “know”)
Learn &/ or Improve standard rhythmic Sight Reading, Reading - Marching - Rudimental Reading
Concert - Orchestral Snare Concepts
Drum Set Chart Reading
Swing/ Jazz Interpretation
Hand Technique - The "Moeller" Method
Extensive Exercises & Solos
Develop a “time-center” with & without a click
Refine Coordinated-Independence toward mastery Basic Coordination
2-3-4 Way Co-ordination
Drum Set Groove & Stylistic Development - Grooves in all Styles
Around the Set Concepts
Odd Meters & Groove Construction Concepts
Implied Time, Beat-Displacement, Orchestration
Concepts of Improvisation (beyond the clichés)
Develop Active listening habits
Double Bass Drum technique development
Develop a seamless musical/ technical foundation in all music styles - Rock, R&B, Funk, Hip Hop, World grooves, Latin, Afro/ Cuban, Jazz (Swing, Bop and Post Bop), and Progressive
University of Southern California Senior Research Associate says: "Music training has been found to be related to better language and mathematical skills, higher IQ, and overall greater academic achievement. Also, differences between musicians and non-musicians have been found in areas of the brain related to hearing and movement, among others."