Music Theory 101 and Drum Set Fundamentals, or equivalent knowledge and two years of playing experience. You should be able to control the sticks and pedals in time and also have experience in basic coordination studies.
Assignments in this course will require you to use a webcam to record yourself performing along with backing tracks. In order to record your performances with backing tracks successfully, you will need one of these options a computer, microphone, webcam, webcam recording software, and speakers.
acoustic or electronic drum kit
a mambo or bongo bell
a cha cha bell
mounting system, such as the LP claw, or an extra cymbal stand