Snare Drumming Workshop Overview

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  • 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

Six workshop master class sessions over two days, January 14 & 15, 2023
Free admission to the Saturday night Pipes & Drums Concert, January 14 , 2023

Free workshop T-shirt

Free admission to Winter Steam, the after-concert party. Souvenir pint glass is $30- 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.

Special rates at the Winter Storm hotels

Early registration is $200 if paid by December 31.

Online or onsite Registration paid after December 31 is $220.

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 Thursday and Friday, January 12 & 13, 2023, 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: $30.00 Allows spectator access to January 13 Professional piping and drumming competition events (January 12 is FREE). 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 and name badge.

Online registration has ceased. Please register on-site.

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