Three Ways to Learn Drum Beats
You heard a cool drum beat in a song and want to learn it. Then you get on your drums and don’t know how to do it. How Do You Learn Drum Beats? Practice is the correct answer. But if you don’t know what to practice; how do you begin? Continue reading
Learn to Feel the Music – Counting Awareness
Learn how to know your place in a song. Drummers can developed an awareness of where they are in the section of a song. It can become nearly sub-conscious. A great way to begin is by understanding four-bar divisions. It allows a drummer to know when they’re four bars in, halfway through, or at the end of a section. Mastering this enables a drummer to feel the music without having to think about it. Continue reading
Drummers Benefit from Playing in a Band
One of the best ways to improve as a drum set player is to play drums in a band. Most large cities have websites for bands seeking musicians. To find bands seeking drummers in Sheboygan, try Bandmix.
Creating Your Own Drum Parts
Developing the ability to create your own style of drum parts on-the-fly is essential for a modern drummer. Continue reading
How to Practice Drums
Make the most of your drum practice time. Progress faster by understanding the keys to practicing drums. As a drum teacher and accomplished drummer, I’ve learned the best methods to learn drums.
1. Have An Objective
Reasons to Take Drum Lessons
If you’re reading this, you’ve already realized that taking drum lessons can propel a drummer forward. I believe drum lessons are the best way to learn drums. While drum lessons are not for everyone, here are the reasons drum lessons are so effective.
dy•nam•ics |dīˈnamiks| The levels of volume in music.
What are Dynamics?
Dynamics are the levels of volume in music, an important aspect of music. Drums are especially good at playing dynamics. Since drums are inherently loud, it reveals skill when a drummer plays quietly. Nonetheless, it is often the loud parts that are the most exciting. Playing a contrast between soft and loud can make music more interesting.
As a drum teacher, I’ve found useful ways to help drummers understand dynamics. Continue reading
Summer Drum Lessons
Want to Learn Drums This Summer?
Summer drum lessons are available for beginner, intermediate, and advanced drummers. There is no contract or commitment when taking drum lessons at Sheboygan Drums in Sheboygan. Drum lessons continue year round and are available on most popular drum and percussion instruments.
Which Drums to Learn
New drummers are excited to learn drums, but don’t always know which drums they want to learn. Drums are percussion instruments. There are many percussion instruments. Drummers can be attracted to a musical setting such as a rock band or drumline, or to an instrument such as drum set or marimba. Some percussion instruments are used in multiple musical settings while others have specific applications. This page lists percussion instruments that are common for drummers in the USA and shows the musical settings in which the instruments are played.
Frequently Asked Questions – Drum Lessons
Where Are Drum Lessons?
1712 N 4th Street – Directions
How Much Do Drum Lessons Cost?
Drum Lessons Rates
What Drums Do You Teach?
- Drum Set
- Snare Drum