I would like to congratulate a few of my students at Come2Drum.com for their recent successes in pipe band drumming solo contests (can you all please send through updated solo results for 2010 and I will post them)
Kelsey – Winner of the B.C. Mini Meet Grade 3 in Canada
Graham – 3rd Place in the B.C. Mini Meet Grade 2 in Canada
Steven – Winner of the Grade 3 North American Drumming Medal 2010, U.S.A
Conan – 3rd Place at the Strathallan drumming solos, Novice. Scotland
Joerg – 6th place Intermediate drumming at the Machern Solos, Germany
Carter – Winner of the March Medley Grade 3 drumming Stone Mountain, U.S.A
So what is available to those who want to learn more about Scottish drumming?
Learn Pipe Band Drumming Book and MP3′s – Available as an INSTANT DOWNLOAD or a hard copy book. The perfect start for any snare drummer. Whether you are an absolute beginner, an intermediate player trying to improve the basics, or a drummer with a different background dabbling in scottish drumming for the first time, this 65 page e-book and 43 track MP3 accompaniment outlines snare drumming from the very basics of learning how to hold the stick, understanding basic theory, developing basic rhythms, mastering the essential rudiments and learning your first drum settings.
The collection of pipe band drum scores are all composed by James Laughlin. James focusses strongly on the ensemble aspect of composition, all drum scores match and enhance the bagpipe melody to offer the listener a balance of excitement and swing. Click on your favourite pipe band drum score and have it instantly in your inbox with a clearly written drum score, and a high quality recording!
Online Pipe Band Drumming Lessons – Scottish drumming lessons available to anyone in the World who wants to enjoy quality tuition from a World Champion drummer. The drumming lessons are performed over Skype with web cam and mic – the results have been amazing!
You can also check out the following Youtube, Twitter and Facebook pages to keep you informed with information about Scottish drumming and the Pipe Band scene :
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