Music Theory 101 or equivalent knowledge and/or experience, in addition to at least one year of playing experience. You should have a location for practicing regularly. You should have some understanding of common note values for reading music, be able to perform simple grooves on your instrument with adequate sound production, and have physical capabilities on the instrument necessary to record weekly homework assignments.
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
14" Sabian Quiet Tone Practice Pad
1 pair of medium sized (5A, 5B, 2A, etc.) matched drumsticks