Drums and Percussion
Learn the art of playing drum set and how to play different styles of music: rock,
jazz, funk, reggae, R&B, country, blues, soul, and many more...
Congas, bongos, djimbe, Bata drums, and many more... Learn rhythms from around the
world, including the sounds of Brazil, Puerto Rico, Haiti, African Rhythms and the colorful
rhythms of the Caribbean. Explore new rhythms and instruments from different parts
of the world.
Midi & Electronic Drums
Learn the modern techniques of sequencing drum rhythms and how to work with drum
machines and electronic drum sets. This class is a must for those students serious
about music and the music business, and will provide tools you will need to have in the real world
In addition, drum clinics may be arranged by Ivan Hampden and
special guest drummers who are well known in the industry. These clinics give the students
an opportunity to hear from professionals and ask questions. Beginners and advanced performers are welcome to attend the drum clinics!
Learn how to perform with other musicians! Find out why some bands sound great and others do not! Try the Combo Class with Ivan Hampden.