Tag Archives: NAPT

Drums and percussion

The National Association of Percussion Teachers was established by a group of like-minded percussionists and drummers who wanted to share their knowledge, learn from others and create a network of excellence in drum and percussion teaching throughout the United Kingdom. … Continue reading

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Percussive Christmas

All good wishes to all my percussive friends, followers, connections, bloggers and bashers. To all business acquaintances and colleagues have a bumper Christmas. Hope to hear from you all in the New Year when I will be putting together another … Continue reading

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Drummers and Percussionists – thank you

The first reading of the results from the survey many of you completed shows overwhelming support for the group with the comments section breaking down into four main categories: jobs/standards, teaching material, events and business.  I have edited the comments … Continue reading

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Drummers and Percussionists, I need your advice

m  Friends, followers and connections give me some advice.  The National Association of Percussion Teachers is going through a change and would welcome views from all drum and percussion teachers as to how the association should work and what services … Continue reading

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Music – a Universal faith

We can communicate with each other through music.  Make friends with people who have a similar fascination for music: performers, musicians and audience members alike.  We can disagree over techniques, styles and interpretations when our objective mind changes to subjective … Continue reading

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Will policy changes make music education more elitist?

A few months ago I was asked to look at the cost of music examination and the audition processes in the UK and how transparent the charges were for an article in a newsletter for the National Association of Percussion … Continue reading

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Why give it away? Why Blog?

I have been writing a blog each Sunday for over twenty weeks now.  Still a novice in the blogging world, especially when I read some of the excellent work that I have discovered since starting to share my thoughts and … Continue reading

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