Are drum notes for beginners hard to learn?
How do they look like?
And what else should you know about drums sheet music?
In this guide, you’ll learn how to easily read & understand drum notes.
We’ll have a look at the notation for a standard drum kit, including the
- bass drum or kick,
- snare drum,
as well as the
cymbals. Continue reading “Drum Notes For Beginners: How To Read & Understand Them”
I’ve been playing the drums since I was a teenager.
Being a 31-year-old woman now, I’m still in love with this instrument.
When I was younger, I also dreamt of being a drum teacher.
Helping others create a more joyful life thanks to the power of music:
This is my motivation to this day on.
Drumming is love, so it’s always a good time to share it.
I also feel outstandingly blessed to say:
In 2023, I’ve been teaching drums (and other instruments like the cajon) for 10 years.
Therefore, it might be the right time to share some of my most important learnings with you.
With that said:
I’ve got over 15 years of drumming under my belt.
What did I learn during this time? Continue reading “I’ve Been Playing The Drums For More Than 15 Years: Here’s What I Learned”
What’s the most important exercise for drum beginners?
- learning our 40 rudiments,
- mastering limb independence,
- getting comfortable with a certain technique?
The most important drum exercise is the one most beginner drummers tend to overlook.
Maybe you as well? Continue reading “The Most Important Exercise For Drum Beginners Explained”
The best time-savers for stressed drummers?
Sure, I will. 🙂
Each tip in this drumming guide is tried and tested.
Feel free to give your top picks a try as well.
Oh, and before I forget:
I’m talking about the negative version of stress in this drumming guide. Continue reading “5 Time-Savers For Stressed Out Drummers”
The bossa nova drum beat definitely is a musical gem you will love:
This Brazilian groove not only is fun to play, but also really smooth sounding as well.
In addition, it can be a motivating challenge for drum beginners.
That’s why in today’s step-by-step guide, I’m sharing a favorite bossa nova drum beat.
We’re starting with the bass drum pattern in eighth notes as it is the fundation of our groove. Continue reading “Bossa Nova Drum Beat: A Step-by-Step Guide”
Learning the drums? Get ready to face some drumming mistakes!
Hey, I’m just being honest.
And after all, we all know them, right?
The mistakes we ALL make as a drummer.
Everybody struggles when starting-out to play the drums.
Still, I struggle after being a drummer half of my life.
No big deal, that’s normal.
You might struggle as well, and get over your drumming mistakes.
Maybe you made some bigger ones like me.
And hey … that’s perfectly fine!
Making mistakes not only is a normal part of the drumming game.
They will also help you to become the musician you long to be.
When you learn from your mistakes, they can become your biggest and most precious lessons.
Trust me: I made a lot of mistakes and learned a lot as a consequence.
That’s the best reason for sharing my 5 biggest drumming mistakes with you today. Continue reading “5 Painful Drumming Mistakes I Made & What You Can Learn From Them”
Ok, and now? What to practice next?
I bet you’ve asked yourself this question before.
As a drummer, you can learn a LOT.
That’s awesome, but the amount of potential exercises might give you a hard time setting your next goal.
To help you out, I’m sharing a bunch of simple ways to find out what you can practice next on the drums. Continue reading “How You Can Easily Decide On What To Practice Next”
How long does it take to learn drums?
As a drum teacher, I’ve heard this question a lot.
Are you wondering as well?
Then it’s time to find your answer:
How long will it take you to learn drums?
Spoiler alert: Continue reading “How Long Does It Take To Learn Drums: According To Drum Teacher”
How long should you practice the drums as a beginner?
And should you practice every day for best progress?
These are two frequently asked questions by drum beginners.
In this article, I’m going to answer both for you.
Let’s start off with this one: Continue reading “For Best Progress: How Long & How Often Practice Drums As A Beginner?”
How can you become a successful drummer?
That’s a great question.
In today’s article, we’re going to answer it.
I’m sharing 3 rules helping you crack this goal.
This article is not for you when you’re searching for tips and hacks to sharpen your drumming skills.
It’s about becoming a successful drummer in terms of a way of life.
Also, they are key elements for making a proper living by drumming and beyond. Continue reading “3 Rules Of How To Become A Successful Drummer”