Drums and Percussion

DRUM COURSE

Whether you're starting out as a beginner, playing a simple 4-beat drum rhythm or an aspiring musical drummer, our drum courses are tailored to each individual with a comprehensive guide to enhance the student's technique.

The Basics for Drums

  • One-to-one lesson
  • 3-month long drum course
  • Introduction to drumset and basic techniques
  • 30 minutes per lesson, once a week.
  • Age 7+

Intermediate Level (Drumming)

  • One-to-one lesson
  • Lesson outcome: proficient level drumming styles
  • 30 minutes per lesson, once a week.
  • Age 10+
  • Prerequisite: Completed "The Basics for Drums" course OR minimum Grade 3 Music Theory

Advanced Level (Drumming)

  • One to one lesson
  • Lesson outcome: able to handle advance level drumming styles
  • 30 minutes per lesson, once a week.
  • Age 13+
  • Prerequisite: Completed "Intermediate Drumming" course OR minimum Grade 5 Music Theory

PERCUSSION COURSE

We have a complete set of percussion instruments from timpanis, glockenspiel, tubular bells to all mallet percussion instruments to form a percussion ensemble. This course not only emphasises on western percussion but in addition, we also teach novelty percussion as an added skill. In novelty percussion, students learn to play percussion on household items such as tables, pails, plastic chairs, plates, cutlery and any other items which can create a percussive sound. The CPAC percussion course ensures that students experience a fun-tastic percussive journey.

The Basics to Percussion

  • One-to-one lesson
  • Course duration: 3 months
  • Introduction to Orchestral Percussion instruments and playing techniques
  • Lesson duration: 30 minutes (once a week).
  • Age 7+

Orchestra Percussion Course

  • One-to-one lesson
  • Course duration: 6 months
  • Students will learn to play 3 standard orchestra percussion instruments
  • Lesson duration: 30 minutes (once a week).
  • Age 10+
  • Prerequisite: Completed "The Basics to Percussion" course OR minimum Grade 5 Music Theory.

Playing Percussion In A Musical Production

  • One-to-one lesson. 
  • Students learn the technique of playing percussion in a musical production.
  • Students may be given the opportunity to perform in a professional stage musical production.
  • Lesson duration: 30 minutes (once a week).
  • Age 13+
  • Prerequisite: Completed "The Basics to Percussion" course OR minimum Grade 5 Music Theory

Percussion Ensemble

  • Group lesson (5-10 students in an ensemble).
  • Students learn to play together with other percussionist in an ensemble.
  • Lesson duration: 1 hour (once a week).
  • Age: 10+
  • Prerequisite: Minimum Grade 3 Music Theory

 

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