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  • Dundee Drum Academy 30 Day Challenge Starting on Tuesday 15th September, I will be going live on the Dundee Drum Academy Facebook page daily to perform the 30 Day Challenge exercise that you can find on ...
    Posted 14 Sept 2020, 01:49 by Chris Morris
  • New ISM Agreements Starting this week, I’ve been asking students to fill in an agreement for private music tuition through my membership of the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM). I have been ...
    Posted 12 Sept 2020, 06:52 by Chris Morris
  • Improve Your Double Strokes Please find the PDFs for these lessons at the bottom of this page. If you missed the Facebook Live lesson, don't worry, it's be available to re watch ...
    Posted 28 Aug 2020, 07:56 by Chris Morris
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  • What I Learned from Studying for my Grade 8 Exam This Saturday I'm sitting my first ever graded exam, and I'm diving straight into the deep end with Grade 8. I suppose you could say this is unusual for a number of reasons, the biggest one being that I'm skipping grades 1-7. But when you consider that I've already been teaching pupils to play at Grade 8 (and beyond) for the last few years, it starts to look like I probably should have sat the exam a long time ago.And that's another unusual thing – the grades are sort of designed for younger people (school-age) who want to go on to study music at university or elsewhere. I've already studied, but then ...
    Posted 22 Sept 2016, 04:47 by Chris Morris
  • Inspiring Confidence Through Music Lessons What is it that you really learn through instrumental tuition? Of course, you're learning how to play your instrument, and good tutors will also be teaching you how to read notation too. You might even learn a lot about the history of your instrument; how it came about, the influences it has had on historical events, and some of the players who have been considered over the years to be some the greatest. But is this all that instrumental tuition has to offer? This, for me, has to be a resounding no. Speaking from experience, I would say that one of the most important things that happens through instrumental tuition is that the pupil will find the confidence needed ...
    Posted 21 Aug 2014, 01:53 by Chris Morris
  • Are Musicians Underpaid? We've all seen those images that float around the internet. Someone else's recycled opinion, often plastered onto a scenic background, and shared on Facebook by someone who simply says “so true” or “damn right”. About a year or two ago, a friend of mine shared a certain image on Facebook about how musicians are underpaid for the gigs that they play. The image annoyed me for two reasons; firstly, I thought it was untrue, and secondly, I thought it gave a bad impression to people about the egotism of musicians. However, at the time I simply had a little giggle at it and moved on. This week however, the image resurfaced on my Facebook news feed as another ...
    Posted 1 Jul 2014, 07:41 by Chris Morris
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