Drumline & Pit Instruction Packet for Practicing or Teaching.
Warmups, exercises, cadences, and street beats for snare, tenor, bass, and pit!
The most comprehensive pit and drumline music packet on the web! Best of all, you can pay whatever you want to get it instantly!
🔔 Patrick R. F. Blakley is DrumPacket.com – This fully-loaded drumline music and instruction packet contains all the instructional information and music needed for for a warmup routine or the introduction to marching percussion (now including all pit exercises). It spans all skill levels from elementary, beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Beyond just drumline music, the packet also includes drumline and pit techniques with helpful guides throughout the entire book! Step-by-step coverage allows your performers to have a uniform mindset while approaching their instruments from any ability level. Instructors, use this packet and its warmups with your school’s drumline or front ensemble to improve ensemble cohesiveness. Develop good habits and enhance drumline and pit performance at competitions or marching band shows!
This pit and drumline music packet is available for you by paying whatever you want! The packet contains general guidelines and all warmups for three sections of the battery (snare, tenor, and bass drums) as well as the front ensemble. The drum packet was recently expanded to 270+ pages of information, warmups, exercises, songs, music, cadences, and street beats – including an on-field warmup and a warmdown! This packet also includes music and outlines influenced by pit and drumline history as well as modern drumming! The pit and drumline music packet also comes with in-depth write-ups that expand on the free percussion music and warmups offered on this website, this bonus information is exclusive to the packet and can’t be found anywhere else! This pit and drumline music resource is all yours by paying any amount you want!
Pay whatever you want for the digital drum packet below!
Digital Drumline & Pit Warmup Packet
(You will be directed to a digital download link once the payment is processed.)
Physical copies are available at Amazon.com for $29.99
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Use these drumline and pit warmups with your ensemble!
This pre-built pit and drumline warmup packet will provide a structured and consistent routine for your drummers to follow during warmup sessions and while practicing at home. It definitely saves time and effort by providing a selection of carefully designed and tested exercises, allowing your drummers to focus on their playing and execution in a focused meaningful way. A good pit and drumline music packet includes a variety of exercises that challenge drummers in different ways, this music packet provides variety in its content as well as different skill levels which helps to improve specific areas of playing at many any level! Technique, coordination, endurance, rudiments, and musicality are just a few elements of focus in this pre-built drum warmup packet. Additionally, this packet helps to keep warmups interesting and engaging for both drumline and pit simultaneously, providing structure and direction to the overall percussion ensemble rehearsal!
☑️ Included in this Packet:
View the Technique Contents (Pages 1-46)
The packet establishes the proper techniques and explains the ideal approach to each of the exercises:
Hand Technique Overview
Body Posture Overview
Playing Zones & Stick Heights Defined
Useful American Sign Language Signs
Warmup Music Overview
Detailed Set Position Description
Detailed Exercise-Specific Notes
Miscellaneous Descriptions & Notes
View the Drumline Contents (Pages 47-173)
A massive collection of drumline warmups for all skill levels! Many are also compatible with the same pit warmups.
Drumline Elementary Exercises & Notes
(Eighths, 16ths, Paradiddles, Rolls)
Drumline Stock Eighths
Snare Eighths Variations
Tenor Eighths Variations
(Beginner) Tenor Crossover Symmetry
(Intermediate) Tenor Crossover Asymmetry
(Advanced) Tenor Crossover B Symmetry
(Chaos version) Tenor Crossover C Symmemmys
Bass Eighths Variations
Drumline Moving Eighths
Drumline Exhibit B Variation
Drumline T Minus 8
Drumline Exhibit A
Drumline Exhibit B
PACKET EXCLUSIVE: Drumline Beginner Off Blast
PACKET EXCLUSIVE: Drumline Intermediate Off Blast
PACKET EXCLUSIVE: Drumline Advanced Off Blast
PACKET EXCLUSIVE: Drumline Off Blast Bucks
Drumline Beginner Placement Control
Drumline Intermediate Placement Control
Drumline Advanced Placement Control
Drumline Beginner Heights
Drumline Intermediate Heights
Drumline Advanced Heights
Drumline Heights Tag
Drumline Heights (Flam On One)
Drumline Beginner Multiples
Drumline Intermediate Multiples
Drumline Advanced Multiples
Drumline Beginner Paradiddles
Drumline Intermediate Paradiddles
Drumline Advanced Paradiddles
Drumline Paradiddles Tag
Drumline Beginner Rolls
Drumline Intermediate Rolls
Drumline Advanced Rolls
Drumline Advanced Rolls (Alternate)
Tenor Roll Patterns
Drumline Beginner Flams
Drumline Intermediate Flams
Drumline Advanced Flams
Drumline Intermediate Hybrid Warmup
Drumline Advanced Hybrid Warmup
Drumline Big Eighths
Drumline Slow Fast
Drumline Small Fadoy
Drumline The Last Word
Drumline Beginner Yellow Lines Cadence
Drumline Intermediate Yellow Lines Cadence
Drumline Advanced Yellow Lines Cadence
Drumline Beginner Escape Goat Cadence
Drumline Intermediate Escape Goat Cadence
Drumline Advanced Escape Goat Cadence
Drumline Beginner Pretzel Coat Cadence
Drumline Intermediate Pretzel Coat Cadence
Drumline Advanced Pretzel Coat Cadence
Drumline Beginner Osciller Cadence
Drumline Intermediate Osciller Cadence
Drumline Advanced Osciller Cadence
View the Pit Contents (Pages 174-272)
A concise list of pit and front ensemble warmups complete with multiple percussion ensemble songs!
Pit Stock Eighths
Pit Beginner Scales
Pit Intermediate Scales
Pit Advanced Scales
Pit Scales Hell
Pit Beginner Octaves
Pit Intermediate Octaves
Pit Advanced Octaves
Pit Beginner Heights
Pit Intermediate Heights
Pit Advanced Heights
Pit Beginner Longétude
Pit Intermediate Longétude
Pit Advanced Longétude
Pit Beginner Chromatics
Pit Intermediate Chromatics
Pit Advanced Chromatics
Pit Intermediate Flams
Pit Advanced Flams
Pit Intermediate Four Mallets
Pit Advanced Four Mallets
*Canpakes Pit Song
*Molecular Astronomy Pit Song
*Real Strong Wizard Pit Song
*Remarkably Mad Mollusks Pit Song
*Universe In A Crayon Pit Song
*Proshchay Pit Song
View the Combined Drumline & Pit Exercises (Unison Percussion Warmups)
The following exercises can be played together with the full percussion ensemble for an efficient warmup session that maximizes your time!
Drumline & Pit Stock Eighths
All Eighths Variations
Drumline & Pit Beginner New Heights
Drumline & Pit Intermediate New Heights
Drumline & Pit Advanced New Heights
Drumline & Pit Intermediate Flåm Norway
Drumline & Pit Advanced Flåm Norway
Drumline & Pit Sixteenths
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Other publications by Patrick R. F. Blakley:
Drummy Drum, Drummond Novel, Quadratics, User Manual, Drum Packet, Free Drumline Warmups, Pit Warmups, Drumset Warmups, and Articles.