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CHECK OUT OUR GROUP LESSON:

WHEN

Tuesday, 12th May 2020 at 5.00pm – 6.00pm.

WHERE

Online on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/198827967

Download Zoom to your device from the app store, google play or windows.

App Store
Google Play
Google Play

WHAT TO BRING

Pen and Paper and your smiling faces.

 

WHAT IF I CAN’T MAKE IT?

Are you kidding? You’re at home. Get in there!

See: Member FAQs: See: ‘What if I can’t make a group lesson?’

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Record yourself playing one or all of the parts below (while listening to the video with headphones):
    1. Part 1 – Small Tom
    2. Part 2 only – Click Sticks (for beginners)
    3. Part 2 + 3 – Click Sticks + Floor Tom
    4. Part 4: Bass Drum and Snare
  2. Your phone must be landscape
  3. Have an interesting background – NOT a white wall
  4. Make sure we can see your face and your drum kit.
  5. Say your name and the part you are playing at the start of the video.
  6. Count 1 2 3 4 to start REALLY IMPORTANT FOR EDITING LATER
  7. DON’T PLAY any instrument when you “cough”, “sneeze” or “sniff”. ALL VOCALS ARE BY THEMSELVES.
  8. Listen to the EXAMPLE VIDEOS BELOW from one device and record with another (you may need someone else to video you) 
  9. Upload your video to the Google Drive in the correct folder: with your name as the file name
  10. If you are a advanced player – record all parts choosing a different camera angle for each part.
  11. If you are a beginner – choose Part 2 only.
  12. If you are in between – you choose which part to play.
  13. Record the WHOLE song even if you only do a little bit – this is IMPORTANT for editing.
  14. Have fun – move your body and SMILE!
  15. Don’t stop the video at the end – wave or twirl your sticks.

WATCH OTHER STUDENTS’ VIDEOS IN THE FOLDERS FIRST TO SEE WHAT TO DO.

E.g. Check out the video in the Folder called “Part 4: Bass Drum + Snare Part”

UPLOAD YOUR RECORDING TO THE GOOGLE DRIVE FOLDER BY 15 APRIL 2020

EXAMPLE VIDEOS:
(LISTEN TO THIS WITH HEADPHONES WHEN RECORDING TO STAY IN TIME)

PART 1: SMALL TOM

PART 2: CLICK STICKS (BEGINNER)

PART 2 + 3: FLOOR TOM + CLICK STICKS

PART 4: BASS DRUM + SNARE

SHEET MUSIC TO PRINT: