Your child may love the Drums!
This is an honest conversation we are having. Let's face it. Your results are likely the loudest instrument of all. But can I tell you, it can feel so rewarding to find an instrument your child loves and that they are good at. It's worth pulling out your earplugs!
I've seen children who need to move around a lot (or *ahem* need to let out some steam with some rhythmic banging) do quite well on the drums!
The opportunities for kids who play the drums are huge! Every church worship team, home garage band, school jazz band or public performance usually needs a drummer in the middle of the action!
Yes, the drums can be loud but thankfully there are a few good options to keep the noise level to a minimum. Of course, you can always put the drum kit in the garage or in another room but investing in an electric kit that streams through a child's earphones is ingenius! Or, just invest in a good pair of ear protection alongside your child. 😎
Call your closest music school and ask about private drum lessons if you can! If not, there are great online drum programs where you have access to the world's best drum teachers and step by step tutorials. Drumeo is one of those top-notch programs.
Online Drum Lessons: Drumeo
Hey! I’m Sonja Hindmarsh. I am passionate about my faith, family and serving the world through music!
Whether it means performing or mentoring children in their musical abilities, music has been important to me all of my life.
As a professional musician, I have been blessed with opportunities to perform in countries around the world including Germany, Romania, and throughout the United States and Canada. Being able to use music as a ministry, both in mission settings and local church settings, is a dream come true.
I direct a private music studio of violin students, freelance as a professional violinist and am the conductor of The Pacific Mennonite Children's Choir in Abbotsford, Canada. Oh, and I run a music curriculum business on the side 😎
I am so lucky to be able to inspire children to love music themselves, whether that means performing, enjoying, or listening.
Looking for some quick wins to jumpstart your family's journey with music?
1. Check out my FREE resources. I love giving families hands on curriculum to get them started, so head on over to my free library and download as many resources as you'd like!
2. Join me in my “Music Support” Facebook group! We’re a supportive community of people at all stages in our musical journey where we support, give help and ideas if needed.
3. Read one of my popular blogposts! This post about "How Much Technology Should We Use In Music" and "6 Free Music Sites For Children" is the perfect place to start!Blogposts