Basic Snare Drum Technique

This page guidelines to get you started preparing & understanding a number of effective methods for learning basic snare drum technique.

Building Percussion Vocabulary

Music is universal. Building vocabulary is essential for all musicians. this article has fundamental elements of percussion vocabulary for players & writers.

Percussion Orchestration Tips

This article contains a collection of tips & techniques for percussion orchestration & instrumentation. Develop your palette through listening and imitation!

Percussion Arranging Seminar

Outline & notes of a Percussion Arranging Seminar by Thom Hannum, sponsored by the Alabama Music Educators Association, Jan 21-23, 1999.

Interview with Thom Hannum

This interview is reprinted from Percussive Notes, Journal of the Percussive Arts Society, February 1999 and was conducted by Chad Wyman.