All about Percussion Teaching - Ben Dickson
June 23, 2023
Ben Dickson is currently Director of Percussion at Methodist Ladies College in Melbourne, Victoria. He enjoys a busy freelance performance career and was the principal timpanist of the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra from 2005 - 2010 before moving back to Australia.
In this episode we discuss everything from teaching methods, books and resources, percussion ensembles to the trick to running a thriving school percussion program.
Podcast sponsored by the Nick Parnell Percussion Academy - resources including vibraphone & marimba hire for Schools & Students.
Presented by Musikko.com
Getting Inspired to Learn Percussion
Starting out as a professional percussionist
Approach to teaching girls
What to do in a first lesson
What instruments to teach, exams & books
Ben’s Top Tip for Percussion Teachers