Here's your one-click source for exclusive merchandise from MPS and Thom Hannum. Here you can purchase marching and concert pieces, helpful referrence tools, and equipment.
A Percussionist's Guide to Check Patterns by Thom Hannum
- Designed for all percussionists, from beginner to advanced
- Written for non-pitched percussion, keyboard, and drumset
- Provides a systematic approach to sticking rhythm patterns
- Ideal for developing reading skills, coordination & syncopation control
- Includes a CD for rehearsal & individual practice, as well as a Vic Firth Check Patterns poster
Championship Concepts Textbook by Thom Hannum & Robert Morrison
This text provides a wealth of practical information for implementing a comtemporary percussion program as used by the Cadets, Star of Indiana, and the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band. Topics include organization & instrumentation; building a musical program through technique, reading, & musicianship; rehearsal techniques; orchestration; field & visual aspects and more!
Championship Concepts Workbook by Thom Hannum
This workbook contains many essential elements of the textbook and the 10 exercises which are performed on the video tape. Also are included are the 40 International Drum Rudiments and some advanced rudiment studies. A great resource for Winter/Spring percussion classes, seminars and clinics. Try it!
Thom Hannum Signature Series Snare Stick by VicFirth
Thom Hannum Signature Series drumsticks are available from VicFirth. Available sticks include:
- Signature Series Sticks
- STH1—marching snare
- STH3—piccolo tip
- Quadbale—tenor stick
- Ensemble Series Keyboard Mallets
Percussion Ensemble Arrangement by Thom Hannum
Get music arranged by Thom! This piece, arranged for a concert percussion ensemble, is only available here, at the MPS Store. Pick up a copy of Pictures at an Exhibition for your school or percussion ensemble today!
Marching Percussion Arrangements by Thom Hannum
For your fall marching seasons, Thom has decided to share his arrangements of Oye Como Va, CC Conga, and Coolyata! These arrangements make great field shows or percussion features!
Aptitude Snare Solos Book by Thom Hannum & Drop6 Media
Thom's solos are part of a collection of 8 new compositions for solo snare drum from some of today's hottest percussion composers. Published by Drop6 Media, Aptitude: A Conversation in Snare Soloing melds contemporary and rudimental styles into an exciting collection of musical expression. The book includes a CD, featuring accompaniments to each of the solos and a DVD featuring Vic Firth Artist/Educator Jeff Prosperie performing each solo.
Fundamental Techniques for Marching Percussion Video by Thom Hannum
This tape takes the student through a series of fundamentals in the areas of instrument basics and technical development. Included are tuning procedures, grip maintenance, rebound control, and beat patterns. Ensemble development is addressed in the form of musical warm-ups and a cadence feature. Have Thom Hannum and award winning percussionists from the Cadets of Bergen County teach you and your students the essentials!