- Apply the 40 PAS Drum Rudiments on the Drum kit
- Develop proper hand & foot techniques
- Play an arsenal of fills with killer chops
- Exciting contemporary graded examination pieces from the UK
- Learn to play solos in a band context or as an individual
- Play with backing tracks of your favourite bands
- Sharpen your Musicianship knowledge
- Learn various methods of improvisation
- Develop good aural skills to replicate rhythms
- Build your vocabulary of grooves from styles such as Latin, Fusion, Hiphop, World & Funk
- Learn rhythmic studies to develop stick control of sextuplets & demisemiquavers
- High end studio instruments including Mapex Saturn Drum Kits, Zildjian K Customs Cymbals & Falcon Double Pedals
Our students at Drumstruck Studios range from 3 years of age to 65. No pre-requisite is required for any of our music courses at Drumstruck Studios. Whether you’re a seasoned performer who is looking to further hone your skills or a complete beginner with no knowledge about music, Drumstruck Studios will be the right choice for you. For beginners, do not be fazed as you will be guided through the fundamentals that allow you to learn the foundations in drumming such as proper seating posture, stick grips & foot techniques. The beginner drum course comprises of a foundation level known as Debut followed by Grades 1 to 3. This usually takes about 6 – 12 months to complete varying from one student to another. Some of the factors that contribute to completing the course efficiently include; the age of the student, duration of weekly lesson, owning a drum kit & amount of practice clocked weekly.
Lessons conducted at Drumstruck Studios focus primarily on 6 key skills which are Performance, Technical Ability, Sight Reading, Improvisation, Aural skills & Musicianship knowledge. Lessons are tailored to each and every individual’s learning ability and personal goals. Our lessons are structured and tailored in order for Instructors to help students develop these various skills in every lesson, helping them to achieve all the requirements needed to complete each grade. We believe that drumming needs to be a fun and enriching activity for all. If you’ve been thinking of wanting to pick up drumming because you want to jam with some of your favorite tunes, yes we can incorporate that into your lessons as well. After completion of the beginners drum course, students would be able to sight read, perform pieces ranging from various contemporary styles, play basic drum rudiments, be able to recall basic drum fills, beats and have a well rounded musicianship knowledge about the instrument.
For intermediate and advanced level performers, you will learn more along the way such as honing your own playing style, discovering the various musical genres outside of pop, rock and metal drums. You will learn the 40 Percussive Arts International drum rudiments and the application of the drum rudiments over the drum kit as fills and grooves. Students will learn to improvise and solo using the rudiments in pieces ranging from styles such as funk, fusion & latin. A big part of the intermediate & advanced course focuses on learning stick control rhythmic studies comprising of triplets, sextuplets and demisemiquavers. Developing a strong stick work and clean strokes become essential from Grade 4 onwards. Students need not worry about limiting your skills, as we work with you towards your targeted accomplishment of playing as a professional performer, while maintaining affordable drum lessons. Contact us to schedule your free trial lesson. After which, you may speak with our Instructors to know more about how we can work with you to further develop your level of musicianship to achieve your musical goals.