Standard pieces of a drum kit include the high hat, crash, ride cymbal, and drum sticks. If a student is at the very beginning stages of their learning, they can also start with basic drum practice pad. Other drums taught are the snare, bongos, conga, or djembe.
Musika offers customized one-on-one music lessons at your home - a time saving solution for busy parents and students. The convenience of in-home lessons allows you to save time without having to transport your child to class, allows your child to maximize their busy schedule, and provides a safe and familiar environment in which to learn.
Teachers will focus on learning rhythms, drum patterns, hitting techniques and will help expose the student to various types of drumming styles. You will be recommended various types of drumming method books which will help your child improve and notice progress on the instrument.
Many adults take drum lessons. Your teacher will develop an individualized lesson plan relevant to your musical needs and goals. Adults taking drum lessons for the first time can expect to learn a lot of new things, and have fun in the process!
We suggest students start drum lessons at age 7 or 8. The drums are a very physical instrument, requiring long periods of dexterity in the hands and fingers. A drum student learning from a drum kit should be able to reach the pedals on the drums.