DRUMS

DRUMS ARE THE HEART OF MUSIC. ALL INSTRUMENTS CAN REST EXCEPT THE DRUMS. THE DRUMMER GOES ON – HE CAN’T STOP.

– Jo Jones.

Composers:

Led Zeppelin, Phil Collins, The Beatles, Judas Priest, The Who, Def Leppard.

Representative players:

Ringo Starr, Keith Moon, Gene Krupa, Max Weinberg, Ginger Baker.

What it is:

a percussion instrument that produces sound when an extended membrane is hit. It has been a part of orchestras since the 17th century and is instrumental in 20th and 21st century music.

Why choose the drums:

They help you collaborate with and support other musicians.

You study more musical genres: classical, rock, pop, Latino, jazz, etc.

It lets you discover a world filled with new ideas and experiences.

A drum lessons is the equivalent of an actual workout.

Playing the drums releases endorphins that ease stress and frustration.

Stimulates self-confidence, logical and language skills.

Why Music4All for drum lessons:

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Your teacher is a student, graduate or professor at the Conservatory.

The process is based exclusively on individual sessions.

Flexible classes tailor to the student’s schedule.

We provide a space where you can exercise in peace with your favorite instrument.

Classes can begin at 4 years old.

The curriculum is EQF-certified.

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The classes take place both in Romanian and English.

We provide all the manuals, study applications and recordings.

Personalized curriculum based on personal objectives and grading certificates.

Flexible repertoire.

Curriculum for the modern musician.

The learning process is based on Debut and 8 levels. Debut can be sectioned in Debut 1 and Debut 2.

Debut

For students just getting acquainted with drums. Teaches basic techniques for coordination and musical understanding.

Debut 1 and Debut 2 exams are based on 4 components, technical exercises, studies, performing songs from a given repertoire, technical questions.

Grade 1

This curriculum is destined for drummers with 6-12 months experience. They already know the basic skills and techniques and are ready to build on them.

Grade 1 exams:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice (theory and musicality)

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 2

Drummers with 1-1.5 years experience. They have deeper knowledge of techniques and abilities and are focused on learning new techniques and more complex rhythms.

Grade 2 exams:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice (theory and musicality)

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 3

The drummer already has a solid foundation and is ready for their final beginner exam. This level introduces fundamental style ideas.

Grade 3 exams:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice (theory and musicality)

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 4

The first intermediate grade. They have already learned all the techniques, they have the skills and basic rhythms, and are ready for more complex information.

Grade 4 exams:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice (theory and musicality)

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 5

The student has at least 3 years experience. They have good technical understanding and a deeper sense of style.

Grade 5 exams:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice (theory and musicality)

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 6

At least 4 years of drum experience as this is the first advanced grade. The student already owns complex techniques and is starting to rely more on style while adding a personal touch. They start to understand how a song’s forms communicates from a musical standpoint.

Grade 6 exams:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice (theory and musicality)

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 7

5 years of drum experience and this is the grade that they fluently combine complex techniques and rhythms. They have developed a stylistic sense and deep understanding of musical forms and structures.

Grade 7 exams:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice (theory and musicality)

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 8

At least 6 years of experience and mastery of grade 7. They have good style and perform independently.

Grade 8 exams:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice (theory and musicality)

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

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