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Tuesday, July 19 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Drumset Cymbal Basics: Selection, Set-up, Care and Teaching Resources

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SABIAN’s session will assist band director attendees in getting off the ground with knowledge about drumset and cymbals. Joe Bergamini, SABIAN Education Consultant and pro drummer, will discuss the basics of teaching your students to begin to play in the most common rock and jazz styles used in school band situations—including quick tips to get a drum student to sound good right away, and how to properly set up your cymbals in the drumset. Nick Petrella, SABIAN Director of Education, will explain the basics of selecting cymbals, their anatomy and sound, and how to use and care for them in the classroom environment.

Dr. Petrella and Mr. Bergamini will also be available to take related questions from band directors on topics related to their programs: Dr. Petrella has composed for and performed with symphonies worldwide, while Mr. Bergamini has performed in over a dozen Broadway productions.

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Joe Bergamini

Education Consultant - Pro Drummer, SABIAN
Joe Bergamini maintains a diverse career as a drumming performer and educator. Enjoying various styles of playing, he is most well-known for his progressive rock drumming in the bands Happy the Man and 4Front. Joe is a fixture on the New York scene, and has performed in the Broadway productions of Movin’ Out, Jersey Boys, Rock of Ages, In the Heights, Beautiful (The Carole King Musical), Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Jesus Christ... Read More →
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Dr. Nick Petrella

Director of Education, SABIAN
Nick Petrella is the Director of Education for Sabian Ltd., and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Percussion at the University of Missouri - Kansas City Conservatory of Music. As a performer he has commissioned and premiered over a dozen compositions and has many solo and chamber music performances to his credit. Nick has played with several large ensembles including the Kansas City Symphony, the Fort Worth Symphony, Fort Worth/Dallas Ballet... Read More →

Tuesday July 19, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
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