Since its first edition in 1988, Teaching Percussion has been the standard percussion instrument/methods text. Providing a comprehensive introduction to every aspect of percussion education, technique, and performance, this text helps students develop musical understanding and performance skills. Now in its second edition, updated and revised, Teaching Percussion presents a balanced percussion technique applicable to all instruments. The text, illustrations, and many examples and exercises acquaint students with the special needs of all percussion instruments. With this effective, self-contained book, students in music education programs, private study, or percussion pedagogy courses will develop a broad musical awareness and comprehensive technical proficiency.