Learning is like climbing a mountain named Expertise.
Music educators should guide students to instruments on which they will have immediate success, whether winds, strings, or percussion. I put together this handy guide to help educators in the process of selecting beginning percussionists.
Your core priorities as a teacher informs (or should) the core priorities of your band program, which informs (or should) everything about your classroom and how your band program is structured. What is YOUR core priority?
A list of well-known classic percussion texts along with a few of my favorites, suitable for the older percussionists.