Northern School of Music is a leading music school in Kolkata for Drum classes, thereby enabling the students to learn Drums in Dumdum Station area. Our Drum teachers teach different genres of music to the students, which includes Bollywood songs in staff notation. Special classes on accompaniment are provided, where the student learns to play fusion music and Bollywood songs in orchestras and ensembles. Further, the students are taught the sound and playing techniques of different percussion instruments, therefore making them complete drummers.
Along with learning Drums, Northern School of Music has structured courses that also focus on Improvisation, Composition and Music Arranging, Sight Reading, Scales, Technical Study, and Aural Tests. Theory of Music is also taught along with practical lessons on Drums to help the students understand the subject better. Lessons on Music Theory is not compulsory, though highly recommended.
Students participate in regular concerts and competitions, which boosts up their confidence level. They learn to play in an ensemble and band to get them prepared for the concerts. The concept of playing solo and in accompaniment are taught along with individual learning experience. Drum students usually practice and perform with other instruments like the piano, synthesizer, guitar, violin, vocal, flute, etc.
Western Classical Music is taught by our Drum teachers. International Examination is available from Trinity College London (TCL) and Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM). Certification is not compulsory at NSM. Playing good music is the main focus. That said, the examination is recommended as it opens the door to many opportunities.