SDS Drum Corps Program for
children and adults is a rare opportunity to learn band drumming
fundamentals while performing in festivals, parades and competition
in the technical disciplines of Scottish band drumming, students
quickly learn to read music and perform drumming rudiments at an
unusually high level on snare, tenor and bass drums provided by the
school. The curriculum emphasizes ensemble playing in affordable
level-graded weekly group lessons.
Instructors include Steve Smith, drum school owner, iconic recording and
performing personality (Billy Moon, the 350's, etc),
program director 20+ year veteran Scottish snare drummer and teacher
(Keith Highlanders, Seattle Bagpipe Band, Northwest Junior Pipe Band,
Washington Scottish, Kenmore & District, etc),
John Scullion, four time world solo snare drumming champion, teacher
and drumming judge. John travels from Northern Ireland several times
a year to teach at the school.