Resources for Percussion

Discover a range of resources to support Trinity’s new Drum Kit & Percussion Syllabus

Drum Kit

Playing an Acoustic Kit

SILKE BLANSJAAR TALKS TO US ABOUT PLAYING AN ACOUSTIC KIT
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Wellbeing: Looking after your hearing

MAT JONES TALKS ABOUT THE CAUSES OF HEARING DAMAGE FOR MUSICIANS
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Rudiments

Trinity's Drum Kit Syllabus 2020 – 2023: Rudiments Grade 5 – Double Drag and Stroke

SESSION DRUMMER KATE WILKINSON PLAYS THROUGH THE RUDIMENTS FOR GRADE 5 - DOUBLE DRAG AND STROKE
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Trinity's Drum Kit Syllabus 2020 – 2023: Rudiments Grade 5 – Drag Paradiddle

SESSION DRUMMER KATE WILKINSON PLAYS THROUGH THE RUDIMENTS FOR GRADE 5 - DRAG PARADIDDLE
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Trinity's Drum Kit Syllabus 2020 – 2023: Rudiments Grade 5 – Drag and Stroke

SESSION DRUMMER KATE WILKINSON PLAYS THROUGH THE RUDIMENTS FOR GRADE 5 - DRAG AND STROKE
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Inspiration

Playing an Acoustic Kit

SILKE BLANSJAAR TALKS TO US ABOUT PLAYING AN ACOUSTIC KIT
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Tuning your Drum Kit

SESSION DRUMMER KATE WILKINSON TALKS THROUGH THE BASICS OF TUNING YOUR KIT
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Where exams can take you...Touring

SILKE BLANSJAAR TALKS TO US BEING IN A BAND AND TOURING
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Percussion

Meet the musician — Victoria Alvarez

Victoria Alvarez performs repertoire from Trinity’s Percussion Syllabus (Tuned Percussion) at Grades 5 and 6, and speaks . . .
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Introducing Percussion: Performances by pupils at St Faith's School, Cambridge

Watch performances of Ignition, Blast Off! and Destination Reached from Introducing Percussion, which feature at Initial . . .
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Timpani 2020–2023 showcase: Lalo  Davila — Hop On, Hop Off

Watch a performance of Lalo Davila – Hop On, Hop Off from Trinity’s Orchestral Percussion Syllabus (Timpani) at Grade 6, . . .
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Supporting Tests

Improvisation for Drum Kit and Percussion

Download specimen improvisation tests for drum kit and percussion, and watch example tests at Grades 3 and 4.
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Unpitched Aural Tests for Drum Kit

Examples of the Unpitched Aural test for the new Initial grade, and MP3 playalong tracks for the Unpitched Aural: . . .
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wellbeing

Wellbeing: Looking after your hearing

MAT JONES TALKS ABOUT THE CAUSES OF HEARING DAMAGE FOR MUSICIANS
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Wellbeing: Hearing Protection

MAT JONES TALKS US THROUGH THE OPTIONS OF HEARING PROTECTION
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Pieces

Studies: Tuned Percussion, Snare Drum and Timpani

Download the new studies for Initial grade In tuned percussion, snare drum and timpani.
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Technical Work

Technical Work: Snare Drum, Timpani and Tuned Percussion

Technical work for Snare Drum, Timpani and Tuned Percussion, including the new Initial grade.
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