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Amelia Islander

Drums are Fun Virtual Summer Camp

Jul 01, 2020 11:53AM ● By Karen Miller

July 13, 14, and 15, Les DeMerle, world-renowned Drummer/Artistic Director of the Amelia Island Jazz Festival together with Arts Alive Nassau presents "Drums Are Fun" Virtual Summer Camp For Kids 9 and up. All Levels. Subjects include: Correct way to hold drumsticks, Learning, Counting & Playing Rhythms, Reading Music, Creating a Groove with a Steady Beat, Introducing Drum Rudiments, Applying Drum Rudiments on a Practice Pad and/or Drum Set, and much more.

World renowned drummer and clinician Les DeMerle has been teaching students of all ages for most of his career. As the author of two best-selling educational books "Jazz/Rock Fusion Volumes I & II" published by Hal Leonard, Les brings a wealth of drumming knowledge and experience to each lesson. The Art of Swing, Finger Control, Developing a Jazz Concept and Rudiments Applied to the Drum Set are all part of the amazing instruction you'll get from Les DeMerle. Whether you're beginning or advanced, Les will help you gain the chops you need to reach your full potential on the drum set. 

For more information or to register call (904)206-0066