Serving the Chattanooga, TN area, Sticks and Tones Music and Drum Instruction Studio offers quality drum lessons for drum set, marching, and symphonic percussion, in a focused, distraction-free studio style environment.
For additional information, or to schedule lessons, please contact us directly at sticktones.com/contact.
Having studied with world-class instructors himself, owner/instructor Joshua Carlisle has an extensive background in rudimental marching percussion, including two years of performing on snare drum with the Velocity Percussion Ensemble. He began performing live on drum set in his early teens, and has since went on to record and/or perform with a variety of musicians and artists.
Josh continues to work both as a drummer and recording engineer, allowing him a unique perspective on a drummer's role in the band.
As an instructor, Josh brings his passion for music and drums to each lesson, along with a solid, structured curriculum.
Students learn a variety of skills including:
- Proper hand and foot techniques
- Standard music notation
- Chart reading (including "scratch" and "Nashville Number" style charts)
- Song Transcription
- Rudiments (including applications to the drum set), and much more
Visit sticktones.com for more information, or contact us at sticktones.com/contact.