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Drum Class, ages 13+

  • The Arts Center North Randolph Avenue Elkins, WV, 26241 United States (map)

When: Meets once a week on Mondays, 4 to 5 pm, (four Mondays a month)

January 7, 14, 22, and 28. The 22 is a Tuesday, we are closed on Monday the 21.

This drum class meets once a week, four times a month, instructed by Drum Artist Anthony Douglas, and features instruction time with basics and question and answer sessions. Focuses on playing a drum kit. Drumming can be a joyful and effective way to reduce stress, connect with oneself and others, live in the moment, and build musical skills. Anthony’s facilitation makes drumming engaging, accessible and fun. No prior musical experience is necessary for this class. Beginners are especially encouraged.

What to bring: Sticks and drum pads if you have them. You can purchase them locally at BJ Music and Pawn Shop here in Elkins.

Cost: $50 per month, 4 sessions each month (please note the calendar days.)

Anthony Douglas, Drum Instructor

Anthony is a well-rounded man of many disciplines: independent extreme metal drummer, drum clinican, educator, private drum instructor, and composer. He is also the owner and member of drum workshop program called: Extreme Drumming, Drummers do it BEST.

Born in March of 1977, he started playing guitar at age 10. Later, at age 12, he picked up his first drum set and began to play. It was at that time Anthony joined his first band, playing local shows and live sessions.

His many years of studio experience includes work with multiple bands such as: Lucif, Delverance, BloodRush, and many others. Anthony joined Ground Zero Disciples in 2004, recorded 4 albums with them and helped them push forward to the extreme metal scene.

His inspirations include: Buddy Rich, Cozy Powell, John Bonham, Keith Moon, Simon Kirke, Stewart Copeland, Carl Palmer, Bill Bruford, Jon Hiseman, Vinnie Colainta, Terry Bonzona, Nicko Mecbrain, Mike Terrana, Danny Carey, Dave Lomburdo, Vinnie Paul, Steve Asheim, George Kollius, Martin Axenrot, Frost, Hell Hammer, INFERNO, and many others.

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Watercolor Crash Course, Adults