Top of page
Drum Nation
Drum Nation
Tel: 07969 815378

Drum Nation

Drumming Workshops

Schools and Colleges

My workshops are suitable for all ages of students; Reception, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, GCSE, A Level, Under Graduate, and Post Graduate.

I create a friendly and comfortable learning environment and run the workshop in an energetic, fun and vibrant way that engages every student.

I use a range of teaching devices including call and response, Phonetic Rhythm, reading drum notation, and rhythm games. This allows me to engage all types of learner (Aural, Visual, and Kinaesthetic.)

I can cover a range of aims and objectives which are beneficial to students.
These include learning:

  • Simple introduction to rhythm
  • Set rhythms
  • Rhythmic Composition and Musicality
  • The effects of layering sound effectively
  • Rhythmic theory and reading rhythm
  • Pieces (either set by me or composed by the class) to performance standard for parents, assembly or school show etc.
  • Different sounds and techniques for using the instruments
  • Rudiments
  • Improvisation and creativity
  • How hand drums and percussion instruments can be related to the drum kit
  • Different time signatures and Poly rhythms

I promote self expression and communication among the group encouraging the class to be pro-active and to generate their own answers and ideas. In this way, the students feel that the end result is very much their own work and combined achievement.

Top of page