Junior

Overview

Children are instinctive drummers. They like to be in the present.
Unlike other instruments where the child has to practise a few months in order to play a song, drumming is in the present and instantaneous. The majority of world-class drummers has been exposed to drumming at an early age.

Our Junior Classes are extremely beneficial for children from the age of 7. Our course is designed to bring fun and fundamentals to our students, educating them how to count beats, understand rhythm, keep time and get tuned in to playing basic drum beats.

Through time, the child develops coordination and timing through a series of interactive exercises that will keep him or her involved and actively participating by playing along with the lesson.

Junior Level 1 : Counting & Sticking

Good foundations are essential for the modern drummer. The child will be introduced to music and drums by learning:

  • Counting Exercises to introduce rhythm
  • Understanding Rhythm & Beat
  • Keeping Time & Groove by playing fluently
  • Clapping & Tapping to various songs and music
  • Single Beat Combinations
  • Crochets, Quavers and the necessary Rests
  • Drum Fill Concepts
  • Snare Drum Variations
  • Pop & Rock Patterns
  • Music & Mathematics
  • Movement & Control Studies
  • Basic Chart-Readings

Junior Level 2 : Coordination & Control

Every young drummer needs proper development and control techniques. The child will begin to attain control over the drum set by exploring:

  • Advanced Counting, Semi-Quavers
  • Basic 16-Beat Rhythms
  • Snare Drum Variations
  • Pop & Rock Patterns
  • More Drum Fills
  • Popular Tunes & Songs
  • Musicianship & Preparation
  • Speed Development
  • Foot Technique
  • Drum Evaluation & Grading

Junior Video Promo 1

Video Features:

Hian Ming, 11 years old, loves playing the drums everyday.

He is one of the rare talents that we have at My Drum School, getting his inspiration from Akira Jimbo (Japan).

Here, he demonstrates a difficult technique using some massive Double Bass drumming! We could not help but to include another camera angle just to capture his double bass!

Song: Praise You

Artist: Planetshakers

Junior Video Promo 2

Video Features:

On 28th June 2020, 46 of our MDS Students performed at our 2nd Virtual Recital. They recorded their drum performances during the Circuit Breaker using their own phones, tablets, and cameras. Have a listen to their performances and shout-outs as they send love to everyone out there.

Performers: Julien Tan, 6 – Nigel Tan, 8 Travis Huang, 9 Desiree Pang, 9 Darius Pang, 7 Muhammad , 9 Mattheus Kho, 6 Benjamin Gentizon, 9 Chen Yuheng, 8 Gabriel Wee, 8 Samuel Yong, 13 Ian Chong, 8

Overview

Overview

Children are instinctive drummers. They like to be in the present.
Unlike other instruments where the child has to practise a few months in order to play a song, drumming is in the present and instantaneous. The majority of world-class drummers has been exposed to drumming at an early age.

Our Junior Classes are extremely beneficial for children from the age of 7. Our course is designed to bring fun and fundamentals to our students, educating them how to count beats, understand rhythm, keep time and get tuned in to playing basic drum beats.

Through time, the child develops coordination and timing through a series of interactive exercises that will keep him or her involved and actively participating by playing along with the lesson.

Junior Level 1

Junior Level 1 : Counting & Sticking

Good foundations are essential for the modern drummer. The child will be introduced to music and drums by learning:

  • Counting Exercises to introduce rhythm
  • Understanding Rhythm & Beat
  • Keeping Time & Groove by playing fluently
  • Clapping & Tapping to various songs and music
  • Single Beat Combinations
  • Crochets, Quavers and the necessary Rests
  • Drum Fill Concepts
  • Snare Drum Variations
  • Pop & Rock Patterns
  • Music & Mathematics
  • Movement & Control Studies
  • Basic Chart-Readings
Junior Level 2

Junior Level 2 : Coordination & Control

Every young drummer needs proper development and control techniques. The child will begin to attain control over the drum set by exploring:

  • Advanced Counting, Semi-Quavers
  • Basic 16-Beat Rhythms
  • Snare Drum Variations
  • Pop & Rock Patterns
  • More Drum Fills
  • Popular Tunes & Songs
  • Musicianship & Preparation
  • Speed Development
  • Foot Technique
  • Drum Evaluation & Grading
Junior Video Promo 1

Junior Video Promo 1

Video Features:

Hian Ming, 11 years old, loves playing the drums everyday.

He is one of the rare talents that we have at My Drum School, getting his inspiration from Akira Jimbo (Japan).

Here, he demonstrates a difficult technique using some massive Double Bass drumming! We could not help but to include another camera angle just to capture his double bass!

Song: Praise You

Artist: Planetshakers

Junior Video Promo 2

Junior Video Promo 2

Video Features:

On 28th June 2020, 46 of our MDS Students performed at our 2nd Virtual Recital. They recorded their drum performances during the Circuit Breaker using their own phones, tablets, and cameras. Have a listen to their performances and shout-outs as they send love to everyone out there.

Performers: Julien Tan, 6 – Nigel Tan, 8 Travis Huang, 9 Desiree Pang, 9 Darius Pang, 7 Muhammad , 9 Mattheus Kho, 6 Benjamin Gentizon, 9 Chen Yuheng, 8 Gabriel Wee, 8 Samuel Yong, 13 Ian Chong, 8