• Pitched Percussion

    Pitched percussion means that the instrument that you're playing will be able to play specific pitches or notes, like a C or an F sharp or a B flat. You will need to know how to read music on the staff, like this, and then be able to match what the music says to the bars on the instrument that you play:
    When you start playing pitched percussion, you'll probably start out on a Bell Kit, which will look something like this:

    There are two basic types of pitched percussion; mallet instruments and timpani. Click below to learn more about each!

  • marimba

  • Timpani