Dr. Paul Buyer is director of percussion, director of music and professor of music at Clemson University. He is a sought-after keynote speaker, clinician, and the author of “Drumline Gold” (coming soon), “Working Toward Excellence,” “Marching Bands and Drumlines” and co-author of “The Art of Vibraphone Playing.” He is a contributing author to...

Dr. Paul Buyer is director of percussion, director of music and professor of music at Clemson University. He is a sought-after keynote speaker, clinician, and the author of “Drumline Gold” (coming soon), “Working Toward Excellence,” “Marching Bands and Drumlines” and co-author of “The Art of Vibraphone Playing.” He is a contributing author to the second edition of “Teaching Percussion” by Gary Cook. He serves as co-editorial director for Percussive Notesthe official journal of the Percussive Arts Society. Dr. Buyer is a Yamaha Performing Artist and serves as a clinician/endorser for Vic Firth drumsticks, Remo drumheads, Sabian cymbals and Grover Pro Percussion. He is also an educational artist for Balter Mallets.

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Fix It: Snare Drum Rolls Teaching Tips

Close your eyes for a moment and imagine a time when you were conducting on the podium and cued a much anticipated, exposed and important snare drum roll. What did it sound like?

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