Snare Drumming Workshop Overview

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Online Registration has ended; however, on-site Registration is available for $170.00

  • Basic stick control & advanced techniques
  • Fundamental and advanced rudiments
  • Applied rudiments and two bar phrasing
  • Applied dynamics and ensemble considerations
  • Roll and accented roll development
  • Being an effective corps member
  • Marches in compound time: 6/8 9/8 12/8
  • The strathspey idiom
  • Building a competition set
  • Interpreting Alex Duthart‘s classic scores
  • Light music: hornpipes – jigs round reels
  • An ensemble approach to creating a unique drum corps sound
  • Care and maintenance
  • Fine tuning the drum corps
General Workshop Overview:
  • Six workshop master class sessions over two days, January 13 & 14, 2018
  • Free ticket to the Saturday night Pipes & Drums Concert, January 13, 2018
  • Free workshop T-shirt
  • Free admission to Winter Steam, the after-concert party. Souvenir pint glass is $20- enjoy unlimited refills. All are welcome, but must be 21 to consume alcohol. No exceptions.
  • Vendor booths and Manufacturer Representatives on-site. Talk with the experts. Check out the latest piping and drumming gear. Special Offers on-site.
  • Valuable coupons and special offers from nearby restaurants and Winter Storm vendors
  • Special rates at the Winter Storm hotels
  • Early registration is $150.00 if paid by December 31, 2017. Register on-line to take advantage of the $20.00 discount.
  • Online Registration paid after December 31, 2017 is $170.00

Online Registration has ended; however, on-site Registration is available for $170.00; 2nd floor of the Marriott Hotel. Cash, Checks, and Charge Cards accepted during Winter Storm weekend.

The Winter Storm Workshop, Competitions, Concert, and Winter Steam Party will take place on the Winter Storm Campus.

See Event Schedule for Maps, Floor Plans, Times, Locations, etc.

What is more, the Winter Storm Competitions, to be held on Friday, January 12, 2018, have tremendous appeal to enthusiasts who enjoy the excitement of world-class piping and drumming contests, and are an excellent learning opportunity for students. The acclaimed Winter Storm Amateur and Professional piping and drumming contests attract many of the finest players in North America and the World. The contests will be held at the Winter Storm Hotel Complex. Spectator Tickets: $25.00 Allows spectator access to all of the days piping and drumming competition events. Spectator Tickets may be purchased on-line or at the door.

A curriculum matrix with classroom topics, times, locations, and instructor assignments will be available upon arrival, along with a packet containing a free Winter Storm Workshop T-shirt, name badge, a free Pipes and Drums Concert ticket.

Registration Form


$170.00

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