Level 1

This course contains all of the content at Level 1 of the Drummers Academy of Music syllabus, written by John Vooght. This course will get you set up ready to play the drums, and playing with the correct technique. It covers all the music theory and drumming skills needed to get you playing and understanding the basics of many styles of music.

This course gives an introduction to rhythm, technique, time, rudiments, independence, music theory, Rock, Pop, Funk, Musical Theatre, Reggae, World Music, Jazz, and Orchestral music; and also includes lessons on playing to songs, and all Trinity College London Initial and Grade 1 pieces.

Course Instructor

John Vooght John Vooght Author

John has been a professional drummer and educator since the age of eighteen, playing and teaching all styles of music. He has played and studied drums in Europe and America with world renowned drummers and instructors, gaining a wealth of knowledge in all drumming topics and styles of music.As the drummer of Indie Rock band, ‘The Filthy Youth’ in 2005-2010, John played sell out shows in both the UK and America, as well as having the bands music featured in a hit New York TV series.John has also played as a Session Drummer for Pop artists, Jazz and Jazz-Funk Fusion bands, Orchestras, Concert Bands and Theatre Bands.John is the owner of ‘UK Drummers’ and ‘Drummers Academy of Music’, and wrote the syllabus for the Academy, where he is head instructor, and also teaches the Online Drum Lessons.

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Hip Hop

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