Fix It: Tips for Teaching Snare Drum Basics

The snare drum is the foundational instrument for all percussion instruments. We learn technique and develop our hands while learning snare drum. As a young percussionist, I always wanted to play louder and faster, and I could never figure out why it was taking me so long to be as good as the upper classmen. I finally realized that I needed a stronger foundation to achieve my goals as a musician.

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Enhance Snare Drum Performance with Instrument Selection, Preparation and Tuning

I clearly remember the first time I heard – or rather, felt – a snare drum. It was during the annual Memorial Day parade in my hometown of Montville, Connecticut, and I was no more than 5 years old. 

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