My story for the last two years has been a succession of chapters written under the influence of inspiration, deadlines, and action. Here’s how I stopped just talking about my ideas, and found a process to actually start doing something about them. Have you ever had someone tell you about a great idea they have, … More Setting Goals and Taking Action (1/5)
Some of my analog world friends have been peering into my professional online music side of things, and through their encouragement, I thought I’d share a little bit about what I’ve been working on… I never imagined I’d be at this point, but over the last year and a half, I’ve been combining my love … More To My Analog World Friends
I once explained how reaching out to current members, vets and staff of a group can offer tremendous insight into the audition process. They’ve been in in your exact shoes, AND they’ve come out victorious in the end. Who better to tell you how they did it and inspire habits for you to adopt? I … More Bass Auditions: Do you have these traits?
We had purchased plane tickets to fly across the country, and we had no idea what we were doing. I was attending my first drum corps audition as a high schooler. My buddy, Nick, and I hadn’t even registered beforehand or gotten the audition packet. Coming from Texas, I was more distracted by the snow … More 5 Things to Do If Auditioning for WGI or DCI Soon
I have a question for you… Have you blocked out your practice times for the semester? Right now, I’m in the process of having all my students map out their weekly schedules for the semester: school, rehearsals, and most importantly, practice blocks. This allows me to bypass the weekly question of “Did you practice this week?” … More Have you done this yet?
I came across a quote this week that I wanted to share: “The way you live your days is the way you live your life.” — Annie Dillard As many of you know, I have a daughter who is almost 2 years old. Everyday, I can see her changing right before my eyes. It’s … More Earplugs Everywhere
Thanks to everyone that tuned in for Season 3 Episode 2 last Sunday! Getting rained out was a bit of a challenge, but it made for an authentic drum lesson/rehearsal👍 😊 . Appreciate everyone’s patience while we fired back up! To catch the replay and check out the free lesson PDF, visit: Sunday Session Lesson #22: … More Lightning Q&A: #SundaysWithHuei
If you play percussion, you need to be able to play a buzz roll! “Buzz rolls are a “must-have” in every percussionist’s toolbox. It can be one of the most challenging techniques to master, and for most, it’s a lifelong process that we continue to develop and refine over time. In this lesson, we quickly … More S3E2 Sunday Sessions Lesson #22: Buzz Basics
Season 3 of the Sunday Sessions begins today! Every Sunday at 5pm PST we’ll have a live streaming drum lesson broadcast on Periscope, IG and FB #SundayswithHuei Free PDF handout included each lesson 🙂 Click below for this weekend’s free PDF handout. S3E1 LESSON #21: SINGLES Tweet your video questions and watch on your favorite social media platform. Thanks for … More TONIGHT! Sunday Sessions are Back
Best of luck to all the performers and teachers today! Day 4, Tip #4 PRELIMS of 2017 WGI Finals week! Each day this week, I’ll be sharing a tip on how you can give your best performance. The following is an excerpt from a previously published post on Medium. 4. Visualize the ideal scenario I’m a fan of Chef … More Visualize the ideal scenario