Its all about the World Cup this summer of sport, but perhaps your Dad isn't a football fan, or maybe he is but he also thinks he could cut it as a Drummer, then why not test these potential skills with a Drum Lesson this Fathers Day? The problem is that Dad maybe thinks he … Continue reading Get Dad A Drum Lesson
...CHRISTMAS The festive season maybe soon upon us but do not forget that drums are not just a seasonal favour; but for life! Yes, we all understand that what comes with the territory of family obligations, the drums are sometimes relocated to accommodate a tree inside the house or a relatives bedroom for … Continue reading A Drummer is not just for…
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So you're wanting to have some drum lessons but what should you expect and what do you need to get started? Fist things first, its a good idea to invest in your own drum sticks. They don't need to be the most expensive, and over time you will no doubt refine your choice as your … Continue reading Drum 101
Summer is here!! Now that the long summer holidays have arrived and all that hard work through the school year has been completed; you can now unwind and relax! So what next? Are you looking at some time to yourself, or are you looking to the next adventure? If you are a new convert … Continue reading Summer Holidays for Drummers
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To be a great drummer is to have balance, time, groove and independence. It goes without saying, whether you are new or a pretty established player, working on these core principles can be a statement of how far an individual can be judged, for most of us this is a state of constant learning. But, … Continue reading Left hand, right hand, kick..
For a limited time you can "Try before you Buy!" Offering a totally free, no obligation free Drum Lesson for those who are looking for lessons or thinking of getting behind the kit. From now until the end of April 2017, you can book a 30 minute lesson to have a taste of what you … Continue reading **FREE DRUM LESSONS!**
What Is a Ghost Note? In Drumming terms, it's quite simply a De-emphasized, often near silent beat. These notes are played very softly between the "main notes" (off the beat, on the sixteenth notes) most often on the Snare drum. While Ghost Notes can be played on any drum or cymbal, by its definition as … Continue reading What is a Ghost note?
What does 2017 have in store for you? Planning something exciting? Some new way to preoccupy your time or learning a new skill? To achieve a successful change in lifestyle or a new past time it takes a number of steps to make it work, Here are 6 to help you on your way.. The … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution!?
GhostNote Academy is fully DBS (formerly CRB) checked with an enhanced certificate dated October 2016. In accordance with Government education standards in promoting health and safety within the learning environment and with the cooperation of the Musicians Union, at GhostNote Academy we take every effort to complete all necessary steps to provide a safe, comfortable … Continue reading DBS Enhanced
As a full member of the Musicians' Union I take pride in not only using the union to get the latest in teaching practices and methods but I also have all the resources available in providing the best and well researched music education. By having the support of the union I have an ever growing … Continue reading Musicians’ Union