Playing drums alone has its joys, but eventually you likely want to try it with a group. I've been playing over 45 years with groups great and small: Forty-five years of joy, excitement, disappointments, embarrassments, and more than a few triumphs. I've a few miles left in me yet too. So, let me offer some general suggestions for those looking for their first group.
Prepare to play: A review of critical skills to play in a band or orchestra
Conclusion: Be ready to play, be confident, know some tunes. Do you need to have professional skills to play? No, there is a group for everyone.
The Hunt: Where beginners can start.
For school age musicians.
David Story, drummer, pianist, qualified online music teacher