A complete and comprehensive Drum tutor designed to meet the needs of the young student aspiring to play in a school band or orchestra. From how to stand correctly and hold the sticks/beaters, to rudiments such as rolls and flams, as well as syncopations. Book One concentrates largely upon the snare drum, with an emphasis on accuracy, counting and controlling time. Later lessons also introduce the bass drum and hand-held cymbals. With no stone left unturned, this detailed and rigorous method provides everything you need to master the drums as a band/orchestral percussionist.