Pedagogical Percussion Method Books

May-Music Director's Guide to the Drumset

Here's the perfect resource for guiding you through those initial encounters with the beginning drum set player. This concise, clearly-written text gets right to the basics, s... 

Lisk-Creative Director: Alternative Rehearsal Technique

"Alternative Rehearsal Techniques" provides new concepts, graphic illustrations and instructional procedures designed to enhance and accelerate student performance skills. The... 

Lisk-Creative Director Student Supplement Book 1

The Student Supplement to "Alternative Rehearsal Techniques" provides new concepts, graphic illustrations and instructional procedures designed to enhance and accelerate stude... 

Garofalo-Student Manual: Guides to Band Masterworks

This text provides students with instructional material for each work contained in the teachers manual. Included are musical examples of compositional techniques and orchestra... 

Rosenstengel-Musizierbuch fur Kinder

A collection of easy pieces for young musicians. These works are in an easy to understand format that will make teaching and playing a breeze. 

Richards-Fun Musical Compositions for the ...

A collection of simple compositions created in response to parents and teachers asking, "Now that we can make the instruments, what do we do with them?"  

Klauber-Gene Krupa: The Pictorial Life of a Jazz Legend (book & CD)

Gene Krupa: The Pictorial Life of a Jazz Legend is a photographic presentation of the life, times and music of "that ace drummer man." With over 200 photos that span six decad... 

Lisk-Creative Director: Intangibles of Musical Performance

With a foreword by Mark Camphouse, Intangibles...deals with the instructional techniques of teaching expression, ensemble interpretation, characteristic performance, musical i... 

Schneider-(Spielbuch) Schule fur Schlaginstrumente

This book of pieces is being published separately from the primer in order to hand every child his own musical notations and illustrative materials. Additional explanations fo... 

Lisk-Creative Director Student Supplement Book 2

The Student Supplement to "Alternative Rehearsal Techniques" provides new concepts, graphic illustrations and instructional procedures designed to enhance and accelerate stude... 

Schneider-(Teacher) Schule fur Schlaginstrumente

This excellent method is an introduction into the world of musical notation. It is geared towards younger children. A wide range of notation concepts are covered including a s... 

Richards-Tune In ! Making More Musical Sounds

Second in a series of how to make musical instruments from household and workshop materials. Illustrations by Jeff Porcaro.  

Olsen-Celebrate! Sing and Play About Special Days

Holidays are important markers in time for students. They easily look forward to the next celebrations. This book is designated for these occasions, including materials approp... 

Saliba-Critters and Other Creatures

"Critters and Other Creatures" is a collection of songs and poems for children with suggestions for the teacher on how these selections might be presented. The focus for the t... 

Saleh-Percussionist's Handbook, A

Peter Saleh's A Percussionist Handbook is not a method book, but a hands-on, no-nonsense, practical resource for teachers and performers serious about their craft. This... 

May-Music for Homeschoolers

Music for Homeschoolers: A Guide to Music Instruction for the Homeschooled Child by Joanne May privides an in-depth instruction book for teaching music to your homescho... 

Adato/Judy-Percussion Instruments of the World

Percussion Instruments of the World , compiled by Joseph Adato and George Judy presents a comprehensive listing of percussion instruments from antiquity to present. The... 

Lang/Dowd/Cirone-Percussion Master Class on Works by Carter, Milhaud and Stravinsky

This latest work in the Meredith Music Publications Master Class Series presents a comprehensive, interpretive analysis and performance guide of three legendary compositions f... 

Udow-Percussion Pedagogy

In Percussion Pedagogy, author Michael Udow offers a practical guide for students interested in teaching percussion as well as improving their technique. Udow first introduces... 

Colaneri-Modern Etudes and Studies for the Total Percussionist

In Modern Etudes and Studies for the Total Percussionist, band director and percussionist Chris Colaneri lays out a comprehensive system of total percussion education. The les...