The Standard of Excellence Book 1 Enhanced for Drum & Mallet Percussion from Standard of Excellence is the ideal method book for fostering musical talent in beginning percussion students. This enhanced version combines a strong performance-centered approach with essential theory and history lessons. Students gain access to interactive tools for efficient practice via Pyware's Practice Studio. For band directors seeking to inspire excellence, the Standard of Excellence series is the superior choice.
A Comprehensive Curriculum for Aspiring Musicians
The Standard of Excellence Book 1 Enhanced for Drum and Mallet Percussion provides a robust curriculum covering music theory, history, ear training, composition, and cultural studies. Students develop skills through lessons focused on performance, gaining experience across percussion instrument types. The enhanced edition's multimedia library offers accompaniment recordings, flashcards, and an online classroom for engaging with lessons.
Innovative Practice Tools for Motivated Learning
The Standard of Excellence series leverages technology to make practicing engaging and effective. Students receive access to Pyware's Practice Studio, which includes interactive exercises, accompaniments, and a full-function recording studio. The tuner and metronome help students develop precision and rhythm. These multimedia tools encourage students to practice regularly, accelerating their progress.
A Trusted Methodology from an Expert in Music Education
Bruce Pearson, a renowned band educator, developed the Standard of Excellence methodology to deliver a superior learning experience. The series provides a performance-focused curriculum reinforced by essential theory and history. Educators nationwide recommend the Standard of Excellence books as the leading choice for developing skilled student musicians.