Medium to Medium Difficult
Artistic Studies for Snare Drum was composed as a supplement for most intermediate to advanced methods. These studies utilize traditional and non-traditional styles, techniques, and meters to be encountered by the concert snare drum player. The studies are more soloistic in nature and may be performed in any solo competition or recital situation. The pieces may be played as solos or can be combined to make a very effective suite fr snare drum.
ABOUT THE COMPOSER
Keith Larson is the music director of the Kansas City Youth Percussion Ensemble. The KCYPE offers student percussionists the opportunity to perform percussion ensemble literature with percussionists from all over the Kansas City metro area. Keith has taught in the Kansas City area since 1980. His former students can be found in symphony orchestras, United States military bands, teaching at the college, secondary and elementary levels, and in a wide variety of occupations, both in and out of the music profession. Keith is also an active percussion clinician. He promotes the total percussion approach to middle schools and high schools, and also lectures with college and university percussion programs concerning running a private percussion studio operation. Keith s percussion books and compositions are available from C. Alan Publications and Southern Music.