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World Music Drumming

Mark Wessels' A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum - In this extensive series of lessons, Mark Wessels, author of "A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum", takes you through the most fundamental aspects of playing the snare drum.

Virtual Drumming - Build and play the drums you've always wanted!

Musicca Drums - Use your computer keyboard or click the drum kit to play the virtual drums. Click "Show shortcuts" above the drum kit to see the shortcuts for the drums and cymbals in the drum kit.

SessionTown-drums - Play the epic drum set. Best game for online virtual drumming. Our drum kit is mobile-ready. Learn from famous beats. Record your best songs. Online drumming made easy.

Drumbit - online drum machine. - Are you looking for inspiration, education, and support to take your drumming to the next level? Join our community of passionate drummers today at

Technology by Jim Casella - 2017 Westfield Percussion Ensemble - Westfield High School Percussion Ensemble 2017 Directed by: Cam Simpson

World Music Drumming - World Music Drumming, now in thousands of schools in the US and Canada, is an innovative idea whose time has come. This successful curriculum has shown outstanding success at engaging all students in hand drumming traditions (West Africa, the Caribbean, and others) combined with singing, moving, playing other instruments, and creating.

Sowah Mensah - an ethnomusicologist, composer and a “Master Drummer” from Ghana, West Africa Sowah has taught music in both Ghana and Nigeria and is currently a music professor at both Macalester College, and the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN where he also directs each school’s African Music Ensemble.

Louisville Leopard Percussionists - The Louisville Leopard Percussionists are a performing ensemble of approximately 45 student musicians, ages 7-12, living in and around Louisville, Kentucky. Each student learns and acquires proficiency on several instruments, such as marimbas, xylophone, vibraphone, drum set, timbales, congas, bongos and piano.

Joseph Gramley - Multi-percussionist Joseph Gramley's dynamic and exciting performances as a soloist have garnered critical acclaim and enthusiasm from emerging composers, percussion aficionados and first-time concert-goers alike. He is committed to bringing fresh and inventive compositions to a broad public,and each year he commissions and premieres a number of new works.

Mt. Lebanon Percussion - Mt. Lebanon Percussion began with 15 high school students, performing one song at the Concert Band's spring concert. Since then, the program has grown to include 225 students in grades 4-12 and features over 15 performances per season.

Nexus - Primier Percussion Ensemble

Jamey Haddad
Eric Hollenbeck
Steve Gadd
Payton MacDonald
Matt Wilson
Shawn Mativetsky
Peter Erskine