Guide to Playing Percussion Instruments

Posted on April 18, 2014 by Vespertina Music

The drum is a fantastic instrument

Have you considered learning a new instrument? Consider learning the drums. Not only will learning a percussion instrument make you a better musician overall, but it will give you rhythm and confidence.

Drums are very easy to learn how to play. Basic beats can be mastered in only a few sessions. More complex beats are easy to learn over time. It is perhaps the most newbie-friendly instrument out there (other than the cowbell, of course). We highly recommend learning the drums even if you don’t plan to get serious into music.

Taking Drumming Lessons For Self Improvement

Like we said, the drums are good to learn even if you don’t plan on being in a band. Having some sort of musical knowledge will help you in many areas of life, such as rhythm, timing, and drumming on the steering wheel in traffic! However, drum lessons can be costly if you don’t know where to look. Specialized training systems you can buy in the store can easily cost you hundreds of dollars. In-person lessons at a music studio are preferred by experts but are not so newcomer friendly, as they require a tremendous initial investment.

You can find affordable and amazing drum lessons online

According to the online drumming website, Street Beat Online, it takes not only dedication to learn how to master beginner drum techniques, but it also requires comfort. Online drumming lessons allow you to play in the comfort of your own home, without feeling like everyone’s watching you. That can really hinder an up-and-coming drummer.

When you get good enough, look into backing tracks for drummers. These tracks are played without a drum pattern in the song so you can play along. We recommend utilizing these songs when you learn to play the drums from your own home.

Online drum lessons for beginners is a great way to start your new hobby. Online drumming lessons start out very slow and easy, allowing you to quickly catch on and pick up the pace at your own comfort and learning speed.

We look forward to you becoming a master drummer. Let us know how your progress works out!