The Band Teacher’s Percussion Guide

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

Toronto-based Stewart Hoffman is a Juilliard-trained percussionist, who has performed with numerous musical organizations, including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Canadian Opera Company. He has also played drum set and jazz vibraphone throughout his career. A dedicated educator, Stewart is the author of The Band Teacher’s Percussion Guide: Insights into Playing and Teaching Percussion, recently published by Oxford University Press.