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Audition Prep & College Prep

This is the FIRST audition/college prep online course from a Berklee Percussion Professor.  Ever!  There is nothing out there like this.  It is the most comprehensive course of its type.

This will take the mystery out of the audition process and give you confidence to ace your audition!

60+ video lessons with over 5 hours of instruction!

  • This covers the entire drum set audition process. 

Although this was designed for anyone who is preparing for college auditions, almost EVERY drummer will benefit from taking this course. This serves as an overview for what every drummer need to know to be successful.  However, this may not be beneficial to a beginning drum student in their first or second year. 

Topics that are covered in the course:

  1. The 26 American Rudiments

  2. Basic Hand Technique

  3. Snare Drum Reading (Orchestral and Rudimental)

  4. Coordination & Rhythmic Interpretation 

  5. Chart Reading

  6. Jazz Styles (Ballad, Waltz, Swing, Brushes)

  7. Afro-Cuban Styles (6/8, Mambo, Songo, Soca/Calypso, Reggae)

  8. Brazilian Grooves & Styles (Bossa Nova, Samba, Baiao)

  9. Pop/Rock Grooves & Styles (Rock, Blues Shuffle, 1/2 Time Shuffle, Funk, New Orleans(

  10. How to select your prepared piece

  11. How to showcase your strengths

  12. How to present all of the styles at your audition

  13. Playing musical phrases and song forms

This has been proven to be helpful for:

  • Serves the Berklee 5 Week Showcase Auditions and Showcase Callback Auditions

  • Berklee Groove School Weekend Auditions

  • Berklee Percussion Week Auditions

  • Berklee 5 Week Program Scholarship & Placement Auditions

  • Berklee Entering Auditions (college acceptance)

  • Berklee Placement Auditions

  • Berklee Ensemble Auditions

  • Berklee Semesters 1,2, & 3 Mid-Terms and Final Exams

This is also beneficial for teachers who are helping to prepare their students for auditions

What you'll get:

  • Unlimited access to this course 24/7
  • Over 60 video lessons
  • 5+ hours of video instruction from a Berklee Professor
  • Insight into the audition process from someone who's auditioned hundreds of drummers
  • You'll also have access to make comments for Henrique to respond to and give feedback.