Summer Camp 2014!!!

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Time to PLAY!!!

Do you have a kid that always wanted to learn how to play the drums but didn’t know where to start?  Or maybe you tried drum lessons or the school before and felt like your kid was not having fun?

Then….

This is the summer camp for you!!!!

Sign up for the…

2014 WYEP Summer Rhythm Camp

in conjunction with

InnerBeat Drum School  

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Where?>>>>>

WYEP RADIO STATION, 67 Bedford Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

When?>>>>>

Monday June 23rd through Thursday June 26th

Who?>>>>>>

Middle School Aged kids

The 2014 WYEP SUMMER RHYTHM CAMP is run by George Guest,

Owner and Drum Instructor at InnerBeat Drum School.

What will you do at our camp???

Here’s what….

Day One:  DRUMMING BASICS 

Day Two: FAMOUS DRUM BEATS/FAMOUS DRUMMERS

Day Three: PLAYING SONGS AND SOLOS

Day Four: MORE DRUM SOLOS and PERFORMANCE

Registration:

Registration is now open! Summer Rhythm  Camp is $175 for WYEP members and $200 for non-members.  Space is limited.  To reserve your spot, or to ask any questions, please  contact InnerBeat Drum School Drum Instructor George Guest at lessons@InnerBeatDrumSchool.com  or at 412-225-9589.   Or contact WYEP’s Director of Education and Community Engagement, Matthew Spangler  at matthew@wyep.org.

DETAILS

Day One: 

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-How to Hold Drumsticks

>You don’t just grab the sticks and start jamming!   You must learn how to get a good grip on those sticks so that you won’t be working too hard to play all of those wonderful drum beats and licks that you want to play!

-How to Play a Drum Roll

>It looks hard to do…It sounds tough to do…but in reality, playing a drum roll is one of the easiest things that there is to do on the drums once you know a few simple details!  LET’S GET STARTED!!!

-How to Read Music

>You may think that reading music is difficult or not even necessary but once we show you a couple things here about reading music, you’ll be glad that you did!  Reading music is easy and it makes learning drum beats much easier!

-How to Play a Drum Beat

>Once you know how to hold your drum sticks correctly and know how to read music and play a few basic hand patterns, playing a drum beat will become like second nature!  You’ll be playing drum beats on DAY ONE!!!

-Simple Hand Drumming

>Learn some simple hand drumming patterns that will allow you to play those bongos or djembe that you may have laying around the house.  Learn how to  play hand drums along with other musicians!

Day Two:

FAMOUS DRUM BEATS/FAMOUS DRUMMERS   John Bonham pic 2

Learn some of the most famous drum beats of all time!  A must for anyone who wants to play in a garage band or have more fun playing on their own!  Learn about the drummers who help make the drumming world as great and fun as it is today!

Some Beats that You’ll Learn…

-Led Zeppelin: When the Levee Breaks

-Nirvana: Smells Like Teen Spirit

-Herbie Hancock: Cameleon

-Journey: Don’t Stop Believing

And others beats!

FAMOUS DRUMMERS…

Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, John Bonham, Ginger Baker, Neil Peart, Dave Lombardo, The Drummers of Black Sabbath and Ozzy Ozbourne, and many others!

Day Three:

PLAYING SONGS AND SOLOS  Gretsch snare

>Learn how to play some of those beats that you learned in actual songs.  You’ll be able to jam with other musicians!

Simple Rock Songs

Simple Funk Songs

Simple Heavy Metal Songs

Simple Latin Songs

Drum Solos and Fills

Phil Collins-“In The Air Tonight”

Europe-“The Final Countdown”

Led Zeppelin-“D’yer M’aker”

Day Four:

MORE DRUM SOLOS

and PERFORMANCE  100_2190

How to play your own DRUM SOLOS!

>WHO DOES NOT want to know how to play a drum solo?!?!!!!  Now we’ll put all of those skills we learned in camp to really START JAMMING!

Recap of all Camp Material

Performance for Parents and Friends

Thursday June 26th 7:00pm WYEP Radio Station

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