This book offers a complete course for Drumkit, Snare Drum, Timpani and Tuned percussion. Modules 1 and 2 cater for the student at beginner to intermediate level. It starts from the absolute beginning and progresses in a sensible, understandable way. There are separate sections for each instrument and every page is designed to be a structured lesson, suitable for either the individual player or a group. A CD with backing tracks is also included, which makes practice easy and fun.
The book is also designed to satisfy the needs of the modern percussion tutor. There are suggested warm up exercises and ensemble pieces included in each module. It follows the principles and values of ‘A Common Approach’ Percussion curriculum and also gives a scheme of work that prepares students for graded music examinations.