The Band Teacher’s Percussion Guide

Insights into Playing and Teaching Percussion is now available from Oxford University Press. The 239 page Guide covers the playing techniques of all the main and auxiliary percussion instruments, and includes almost 40 photographs and illustrations and approximately 200 music examples and technical exercises – all downloadable on the Companion Website for student practise.

An exceptional, comprehensive work . . .

MORRIS LANGNew York Philharmonic, Emeritus

An indispensable teaching tool for high school music teachers . . . The pages are packed full of useful information and long awaited insights . . .

DAVID FRIEDMANUniversity of the Arts, Berlin

This book will both deepen percussion techniques for band directors and refresh teaching concepts for the percussionist-studio teacher.

RUTH CAHNSenior Instructor in Percussion, Eastman Community School

About Stewart Hoffman

Stewart Hoffman, a Juilliard-trained percussionist and performer, has extensive experience directing middle and high school music programs for the Toronto District School Board and independent schools, as well as teaching orchestral percussion, drum set and jazz vibraphone to students of all ages.