Classroom Lessons on Tuned Percussion instruments

Creating music lesson plans about percussion instruments is easy with a few ideas detailed below. To help students understand how timpani can be tuned, demonstrate the effect of membrane tension on pitch. With a simple home made drum, pull on the edges of the drumheadRead more…

Classroom learning about tuned percussion instruments

Students will enjoy learning about how the timpani are tuned by exploring the effect of the skins tightness on its pitch. With a simple home made drum, you can often vary the tension of the skin by simply pressing or pulling at the edges ofRead more…