• May 18, 2024

The Role of the Percussionist

“Why do you want to play the drums?” or “What made you decide to learn how to play the drums?” are questions I pose to my pupils during their first class. “I like the way they sound” or “they look cool” are typically the replies. It’s possible that a family member performed them. Occasionally, the…

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The Percusionist’s Role

“Why do you want to play the drums?” For example, I ask my students on their first lesson, “What made you decide to learn how to play the drums?” Usually, the responses are something like “I like how they sound” or “they look cool.” Perhaps a family member carried them out. Sometimes the response is,…

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