As contemporary percussionists in the 21st century, we are almost required to be an endless resource of abilities and techniques. Many of these being ones that will never be learned, taught, or addressed until it is needed for a specific piece/performance.
Etude in 60 is an online series consisting of 60 second long etudes for the contemporary percussionist, acting as an educational resource to learn and perfect new techniques. Videos discuss various topics from performance practice, rehearsal methods, the use of electronics, building/finding sounds, and more. This is a place for performers to try new ideas and create new sounds. Find sheet music and video links, organized by instrument, within the navigation menu to the left.