i spent 7 months practicing and preparing this iconic set of études, and it's my great pleasure to announce that the album delécluse: douze études for snare drum.
it's the 50th anniversary of the pieces.
it's the first-ever recording.
you can watch it on full HD video. with 11 camera angles.
i interviewed delécluse. and some of france's elite snare drummers and delécluse scholars.
i'm bringing it all to you. i'll be posting new videos, interviews, articles, and other not-yet-announced products every week on robknopper.com. check back regularly, or simply get it sent directly to your email here!
want to see my complete snare drum setup?
here’s my 8-piece snare drum setup, including every piece of gear and accessory you'll need. (and it's totally audition-ready, too.)
a few considerations when choosing your college if you eventually want an orchestra job
i'd like to invite you to step into rob's practice room, aka my new youtube channel!
how to tune your snare drum for délécluse, auditions, and orchestra. download my free snare drum tuning guide!
and 20 mock audition stress-inducers
should you practice kije all day, or make sure to touch all the instruments? (with helpful advice from chris deviney, principal percussionist in the philadelphia orchestra!)
(video) how to break down a buzz roll into its simplest elements and build it back into a smooth trill.
including what mallets i use on porgy, sorcerer's apprentice, and salome.
it's called the 'peaks and valley's exercise, and it's awesome.