You want to play musical instrument but have issue to get the right one. If you are complete beginner with no idea music, it takes long time to reach average level. It does not mean you lose hope. There is chance you will be the key player in the band. As long as you find the right instrument, you learning can accelerate quickly.
Instruments such as piano, violin, and guitar are difficult to master in short time. You must know the basic until understanding sheet music. If you are still kid, this is no issue due to you have much time to learn. On the other side, adults should pick something fun and easy but still has dignity. In this situation, the best choice is drum. This kind of instrument is easy to play and you can but with affordable price. Moreover, drum has some variations and the basic rule of playing is still similar. To ensure you learn properly, check the following section to understand more about learning drum for adults.
- Position and hitting method
People often make mistake to distinguish between drum and drum set. When you see the band playing song, drummer has several instruments while he or she just hits with specific beat. This set is common for modern music. On the contrary, a drum is usually just single instrument with membrane as cover to generate sound. This part is from skin with enclosed tube.
First lesson is you know the position such as your sitting and how to hit or beat properly. Drum set has pedal for the big one. For the rest of instrument, you use your stick at hand. Sitting is key because position has to be comfortable when pressing pedal and beating simultaneously.
- Understanding the beat
Adults can think on their own. Teacher does not need to be strict because students do not follow basic rule. In fact, lesson should be more flexible to adjust with situation and style. After basic position is already proper, the next step is you must know about the beat. It means you understand how the music works including tempo. You learn from several options.
- Finding the right style
Music has various genre such as pop, rock, metal, jazz, urban, judi bola, etc. Each use specific tempo and instrument. Drum is generally capable to integrate into almost genre. Moreover, drum set is also available in orchestra and symphony. You should find your own style during lesson. It is necessary to expand the skill. People will enjoy learning music if they play their favorite. After that, they try other and explore more musical world. Drum is starting point that can enter every genre. That’s why most beginners choose this instrument.
During your study, it is mandatory to participate in performance. Music teachers encourage students to have confident and take new step to be performer. It is useful to boost their skill and awareness. You must collaborate with other and try to play as one music.