Drum Camp

Sweeten your beat in this 3-day workshop.

Welcome to Drum Camp, a 3-day workshop for beginner and intermediate drummers who want to sharpen their percussion skills while having a great time. Under the guidance of professional drummer Larry Ford, you will apply exciting techniques and playing styles to some well-known songs in a wide variety of genres. Best of all, you'll meet and share music with other area drummers who share your passion for rhythm.

Some things you’ll learn at Drum Camp:

  • Proper drum setup
  • Hand-leg coordination
  • Techniques for a variety of genres
  • Improving your precision
  • Tempo control
  • Drum rudiments
  • Ear training
  • Proper posture

Each person will use a full electronic drum kit. Attendees are asked to provide their own sticks and are allowed to bring their own drum throne if they prefer.

June 5–7

2 sessions available

9:30AM to 12:30PM OR 1:30PM to 4:30PM

$149

Ages 10+

Beginner to Intermediate Skill Level

Space is limited. Reserve your spot today!

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Meet Your Instructor

Larry Ford

Larry Ford

Sweetwater Academy of Music Instructor

Larry Ford knows his way around a drum set. It's not a hobby. For more than 29 years, Larry has made his living performing with his band, the Larry Ford Trio, and serving as a freelance drum instructor. For 13 years he kept the beat for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra. He has even been named the national winner of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Concerto Competition.

June 5–7

2 sessions available

9:30AM to 12:30PM OR 1:30PM to 4:30PM

$149

Ages 10+

Beginner to Intermediate Skill Level

Space is limited. Reserve your spot today!

Register Now