Percussion Resources

This is a collection of materials that I have used in my 20+ years of percussion instruction. Check back occasionally for updated or new items. These resources are free for percussionists, percussion instructors, and music educators. Please print, copy, and distribute as desired.


GENERAL PERCUSSION

PAS Rudiment Sheet

Percussion Instrument Introduction Packet


SNARE DRUM

Basic Lessons

Etudes

Duets


MALLET PERCUSSION

Note Naming Basics

Simple Etudes

Scale Sheets


DRUMSET

Notation Guide

Style Sheets

Rock Variations

Swing Variations

Swing Etude

Latin Etude


RHYTHM DRILLS & ETUDES

Rhythm Unit A

Rhythm Unit B

Rhythm Unit C

Rhythm Unit D


CONFERENCE SESSION HANDOUTS

PASIC 2007 - Keyboard FUNdamentals

AMEA 2010 - Teaching through Percussion Ensemble

PASIC 2011 - The Composer Percussionist

AMEA 2013 - Percussion Test Kitchen

NMPAS 2013 - Seven Tips for Success in the Music Business

PASIC 2015 - Cajon FUNdamentals

AMEA 2017 - Portable Pedagogical Percussion Ensembles