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Archive for February, 2015

Reece starts work on his first Drum Exam

Posted: 24/02/15

Yesterday Reece, in Year 3, began work on his first Rock School drum exam. He learnt a full piece in one lesson and by the end of the lesson was able to play the piece with the backing track!

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Summer Term Lesson Dates and Information

Posted: 24/02/15

Summer term lesson dates and information has now been sent out with summer term invoices. Payment for Summer term lessons is due Friday 13 March. All details can also be viewed by visiting ‘Parents Section/ Information for Parents/ What’s on at my Child’s School/ type in the name if the school.

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Beni Working on Samba Styles

Posted: 11/02/15

As part of his warm up routines this term Beni and I are working on Samba styles. This will form part of a massive Drum kit ensemble piece for the summer concert at Dixons Music Primary where we will feature 7 students in Drum kit playing a Samba backing with the younger students from DMP adding some Samba rhythms.

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Reece and Jack Jamming Together Again

Posted: 04/02/15

As we are tracking Reece in Year 3 and Jack in Year 9 in their work together have a look at the video attached. Here the guys are taking a simple 16ths riffs and using a combination of double and syncopated Bass Drum patterns to create interest. Reece is working on developing Parradiddles in his grooves whilst Jack is perfecting […]

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