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August 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Drumming Preparatory School

Welcome to Gil Graham's Drumming Preparatory School

Conveniently located at the Arlington Center for the Arts, Gil Graham's Drumming Preparatory School provides drum lessons for beginning, high school, and college-bound drumming students in Arlington, Belmont, Concord, Cambridge, Lexington, Medford, Somerville, Wellsley, Wincester, Woburn and other Boston area communities in greater Boston and Middlesex county. Whether you are preparing for the high school orchestra or jazz…

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Added by Gil Graham on August 21, 2011 at 11:58am — No Comments

Testimonials

A few testimonials (More...):

"I was a little rough around the edges when I went in, and I feel more polished now and an overall better player" - Berklee Student
"Gil is the type of teacher who goes straight to the problem and doesn't waste the student's time" - Adult Professional
"Gil was the best introduction to professional drumming I could have wished for. He showed me how to take my drumming to a much…
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Added by Gil Graham on August 21, 2011 at 11:56am — No Comments

Labs

Gil Graham was actively involved in the Percussion Department's Required Lab Program, preparing students for a career in music by strengthening their performing skills. The program was a progressive four-course sequence designed to prepare students for required percussion examinations and to increase their ability to participate in a wide range of ensembles.

Drum Lab One:

  • overall hand development and stick control, including basic grip…
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Added by Gil Graham on August 21, 2011 at 11:54am — No Comments

Beginning Drum Chart Reading

After teaching the chart reading lab at Berklee College of Music for a few semesters, I was able to identify the most common problems encountered by beginning readers.

Beginning Drum Chart Reading addresses those problems in a simple and logical, yet musical fashion. "Beginning Drum Chart Reading is for the beginning drum chart reader who possesses at least moderate playing skills, who has mastered a few basic time feels (swing, bossa nova, samba, rock), and who has…

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Added by Gil Graham on August 21, 2011 at 11:51am — No Comments

College Preparation

Gil Graham, former Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music, reflects on his 14 years of teaching at Berklee:

"I saw a tremendous number of drummers enter Berklee College of Music terribly unprepared. They had no idea of the rigors of the Percussion Department, and were often so busy fulfilling classroom obligations that they found little time to practice drums. Many had been playing for a relatively short period of time, so, of course, their skills had not been…
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Added by Gil Graham on August 21, 2011 at 11:48am — No Comments

Drumming for Kids



Gil Graham's Drumming Preparatory School is pleased to announce our new program Drumming for Kids ages 5-12--a fun and relaxed introduction to the drum set with an experienced teacher from Berklee College of Music and New England Conservatory Extension.



Classes are held Monday-Friday 3:30- 5:30pm and Saturdays 9-11am at the Gibbs building, 41 Foster St. here in Arlington. Each class is one hour long with a population of 3-5 students. Classes will be arranged according to age. New… Continue

Added by Gil Graham on August 21, 2011 at 11:44am — No Comments

Drumming Preparatory School

Welcome to Gil Graham's Drumming Preparatory School

Conveniently located at the Arlington Center for the Arts, Gil Graham's Drumming Preparatory School provides drum lessons for beginning, high school, and college-bound drumming students in Arlington, Belmont, Concord, Cambridge, Lexington, Medford, Somerville, Wellsley, Wincester, Woburn and other Boston area communities in greater Boston and Middlesex county. Whether you are preparing for the high school orchestra or jazz…

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Added by Gil Graham on August 21, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments

Racist Bracist: new story on Tell Me Another

Racist Bracist

We thought it was just a trip to the orthodontist.

 

Added by Josna Rege on August 1, 2011 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Various Artists - Next In Line



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Added by Mr Marcus on August 1, 2011 at 12:32am — No Comments

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FIRST PRIZE AT GRAND SLAM STORY SLAM

Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

https://www.facebook.com/StoriesInTheStreets

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.

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Grand Slam Story Slam Fuller Craft Museum May 7th

The South Shore story Slams presents The GRAND SLAM STORY SLAM MAY 5TH @The Company Theater 6:30PM the winners of Doyles and SS Story Slam Season compete for Maine Getaway valued at  $1,000. Get your tickets before they are gone $25.00 in advance $20.00 members at door $30.00 non members 

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