Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Keith Sorensen
Percussionist and music educator. Basketball and rock climbing enthusiast. Voracious reader.
Percussionist and music educator. Basketball and rock climbing enthusiast. Voracious reader.
About
Posts

Post has attachment
Yo! Looking to get more even-handed playing? This exercise is sure to please. 
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Drummer's Weight Room: Tap Timing Exercise
Most young players struggle at some point with getting both hands to play evenly, at the same volume and with the same sound. There are many exercises which address these concerns, and this is one of my favorites because it is both simple and versatile. Lik...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Why your drum (or other instrument) sounds might be lying to you. 
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Everything you've ever heard is a lie
Ok, so not everything you've ever heard is a lie. Just all the drum sounds you've ever heard on speakers or headphones. In college, I was the percussion manager for a small music store . It was a great place for me to learn how to tune drums and work with d...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
FRESH POST: I went back to jr. high and learned what I wish I'd known then. 
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
What I Wish Every Young Percussionist Knew
This post will probably be read by several actual junior high band directors, all of whom have far more experience and wisdom than I do. At the risk of enduring a few, "duh!" comments, I offer the following. "It's a riddle, really - does percussion attract ...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
FRESH POST: Are your rehearsals excellent but your performances lousy? Consider this.
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
"Just do it like we did it in rehearsal."
As a young band director, I was always caught off guard by how differently my band played on stage than they did in the practice room. Sometimes the drop-off was extreme, and in my first year it got to be so bad that the kids started to expect the performan...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Updates, updates, updates...
Photo
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Need more gigs this year? Here are a few places to start. 
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded