Drum Lessons for Beginners - Sydney Short Courses

Drum Lessons for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn how to play the drums in a variety of styles with our groovy music & singing short courses in Sydney!

Drumming goes beyond just maintaining a beat. These Drum Lessons for Beginners will help you get a feeling for rhythm and find out how you can execute the grooves as you gain a basic understanding of the instrument. Designed to help you develop the ability to keep solid time, this drumming course will help you get a grip of basic musical terms and develop hand and feet coordination. You will learn dynamic levels and how to maintain good posture when sitting at the drums, as well as the importance of developing good listening skills. This course will help you begin your journey with an instrument that has the potential for unparalleled rhythmic expression.

Lessons will be tailored to suit individual interests and needs.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this drumming course, you should be able to:

  • Play simple grooves on the drum kit
  • Play various rudiments on the side drum
  • Achieve some independence and coordination with the four limbs

Course content

What will be covered in this drumming course?

  • Introduction to the drum kit - what is what
  • Standard drum kit notation
  • Basic rudiments
  • Independence and coordination exercises
  • Reading music rhythm material
  • Bass drum and hi-hat control
  • Grooves

Intended audience

Who is this drumming course for?

This course is designed for anyone. No prior experience is needed.

Course materials

We will provide

  • Practice pads
  • Handouts

What to bring to class

  • A pair of drumsticks
  • Pen and paper

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Claudio has taught with Sydney Community College for over 20 years in a range of subjects. During his studies he acquired a Bachelor of Creative Arts and a Bachelor of Music; performance....

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