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Contemporary Drummer

INTERMEDIATE

Intermediate level is for candidates who have acquired the basic skills and stylistic awareness, technique and coordination of the kit.

 

The Intermediate Course focuses on development of creativity, improvisation and soloing ability. Besides that there are also other essential development like speed, independence and stylistic playing.

 

Students will learn to play variety of music styles like Ska, Samba Rock, Blues, Punk and also further develop other music styles like Funk, R&B, Hip Hop, Metal and etc. Not to mention continuity to improve on technical aspect to cope with the physical demand and speed.    

Development of Musicianship skills

  • Time value: 16th notes & Broken 16th 

  • Learning music terminology

  • Rhythm groupings

  • Learning different popular music styles

  • Rhythmic phrase

  • Syncopated phrase

  • Understanding Clave: 3-2 Clave samba

  • Playing over the bar lines (crossover fills)

  • Accent and dynamic studies

  • Drum maintenance

  • Guide to cymbal selection

Development of Technical skills

  • 40 basic drum rudiments: drags, double paradiddles, rolls and more

  • Drum set playing techniques: rimshot, hip hop cross stick tech, Hi-hat w/foot, Half open hi-hat, ride bell playing, cymbal choke, bass drum tech,

  • Drum beat and variations: 16th notes, half & double time, tom grooves, swung grooves, off beat, changing of rhythms, rhythmic displacement, displaced snares, stab fills, unison figures, third hand concept

  • Advanced hand and foot coordination

  • Speed development

  • Syncopated pushes and rhythms

  • Syncopated 16th note bass drum

  • Linear time playing

  • Sticking development: compound sticking

  • Cymbal work

  • Ghost notes

 

 

Development of Aural skills

  • Rhythmic accuracy and a sense of pulse

  • To know how music will sound without having to play it

  • Creative improvisation

  • Groove development: 3:3:2

  • Drum solo development

  • Drum fill development: usage of quarter, 8th note and 16th note triplets, broken 16th notes

  • Improvising over rhythmic stabs

  • Song transcription

  • Develop good intonation

 

 

Development of Musical / Performance skills

  • Repertoire playing

  • Dynamic playing and control

  • Learn to accompany solo sections

  • Presentation skills

  • Expressive playing

  • The projection of sound

Fee

  • 11 classes | 45 minutes weekly | 3 months - recommended

  • 30 or 60 minutes, both available to suit your preferences

  • Instruction is provided on a one-on-one basis

  • Celebrate our 10th Anniversary with an exclusive promotion, offering special prices and substantial monthly savings ranging from RM 50 to an impressive RM 100.

Duration
Monthly
Termly
30 minutes
RM 300
RM 900
45 minutes
RM 450
RM 1350
60 minutes
RM 600
RM 1800
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10th Anniversary

Promo Price

Duration
Monthly
Termly
30 minutes
RM 250
RM 750
45 minutes
RM 375
RM 1125
60 minutes
RM 500
RM 1500
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