the audition-ready snare drum setup.
a complete guide to every piece of gear and accessory you'll need to get set up and sounding great for auditions.
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what i used this setup for:
i played on the exact snare drum setup outlined in the audition-ready snare setup when i won my met orchestra audition in 2011. i also used it it when i recorded the CD/DVD album, delécluse: douze études for snare drum, which was the fiftieth anniversary of the pieces and their first-ever recording.
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i'd like to invite you to step into rob's practice room, aka my new youtube channel!
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it's called the 'peaks and valley's exercise, and it's awesome.