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Here we focus solely on snare drum and snare drum techniques teaching the student the necessary skills to master the instrument.

Continue to develop time-keeping skills while  working with     metronomes and click tracks
Study of hand positions for the remaining 40 PAS drum     rudiments
Hand control exercises - stick control and Masters studies


Advanced:

Advanced reading - including various time signatures,     interpretation and rhytmic modualation
Development of the 3 stroke roll
Advanced hand control studies
Continued development of time keeping skills while working     with metronomes and click tracks                       



We also specialize with marching band and drum corps techniques



Beginner:
Care and tuning of the instrument
Proper grips
Use of full down and up strokes (Stone technique)
Double strokes and the development of the open stroke rolls
Basic rudiments with proper stick positions; single, double,     triple paradiddles, flams, flam taps
Reading basic rhythms on the snare drum, quarters, 8ths,     16ths, and 8ths note triplets
Develop time keeping skills by working with a metronome or     click track


Intermediate:
Intermediate snare drum book which includes reading various     time signatures, and implementing flams, ruffs, and open and     closed rolls as well as dynamics within the text
Continued studies of the Stone technique (setting up positions     and eliminating excess motions)