Stories from Rwanda - Sneak Peek!
Dundee Drum Academy Blog
by Chris Morris
2y ago
As you should all know by now, I have returned from what was for me, a life-changing trip to Rwanda to deliver some music lessons to children in Espoir Primary School, Rwamagana. I had planned to write a blog here on Dundee Drum Academy's website but I have also been asked by Dramatic Need (The charity I volunteered with) to write one for their site. I have been working hard - a little too hard - for the past few days and have ended up writing thousands of words about my experience... And I'm not even finished yet! So, my blog will be split up into three or maybe even four parts ..read more
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Dundee Drum Academy 30 Day Challenge
Dundee Drum Academy Blog
by Chris Morris
3y ago
Starting on Tuesday 15th September, I will be going live on the Dundee Drum Academy Facebook page daily to perform the 30 Day Challenge exercise that you can find on this page. Here is the notation for it (Can also be downloaded in PDF form at the bottom of this page, and stick around at the bottom of the image below for an explanation of the challenge): The above exercise can be studied by drummers and non-drummers of all ability levels, as there are various paths through the exercise, and it can be played at any tempo. The top three lines are “bases”, which we’ll be going back ..read more
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New ISM Agreements
Dundee Drum Academy Blog
by Chris Morris
3y ago
Starting this week, I’ve been asking students to fill in an agreement for private music tuition through my membership of the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM).  I have been a member of the ISM since 2017, and have found this membership valuable as it provides things like public liability insurance, a community of professionals to exchange ideas with (this was very beneficial in setting up Zoom lessons earlier this year), and I even attended a great seminar with Paul Harris which was organised by the ISM. Another benefit of being a member is that they provide template agre ..read more
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Improve Your Double Strokes
Dundee Drum Academy Blog
by Chris Morris
3y ago
Please find the PDFs for these lessons at the bottom of this page. If you missed the Facebook Live lesson, don't worry, it's be available to re watch on the Dundee Drum Academy Facebook page here - https://www.facebook.com/DundeeDrumAcademy/videos/775778296570756/ Have a good practise!  Chris ..read more
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