Drums

Become a Better Drummer with Berklee

Improve your coordination, dynamics, and musicianship in a variety of styles, including, rock, afro-cuban, and funk.

12-Week Courses

Courses are best for students who are looking to meet a specific need, or simply want to get started with Berklee Online.

Fall Term Starts September 28 for Courses and Multi-Course Certificates


Rock Drums

Learn to play a variety of rock drumming styles through the study of some of rock music’s most significant drummers.

Drum Set Fundamentals

Improve your overall coordination, touch, and dynamics, and gain a solid foundation in drum set performance and musicianship.

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Funk/R&B Drums

Learn to play songs and improvise rhythms in the style of funk and R&B.

Afro-Cuban Drums

Strengthen your overall versatility as a drummer by learning the rich grooves and rhythmic concepts of Afro-Cuban music.

Fall Term Starts September 28 for Courses and Multi-Course Certificates

Multi-Course Certificates

Certificate programs are 3-18 months in duration and are designed for students who want to gain a deeper proficiency in a chosen area.

Programs marked with " Degree Path Certificate" allow you to earn credits that transfer directly into the online Bachelor of Professional Studies degree program. Upon successful completion of a degree path certificate, you'll be awarded provisional acceptance into the certificate's correlating degree major. Learn More About Degree Path Certificates


Professional Certificates (4-6 Courses)

General Music Studies

The Professional Certificate in General Music Studies provides students with the flexibility to choose five courses from any interest area for a dedicated certificate program.

15 Credits

Specialist Certificates (3 Courses)

Drums

Become a more effective and expressive drummer by learning the percussive fundamentals of Rock, Funk, and R&B.

9 Credits
General Music Studies

The Specialist Certificate in General Music Studies provides students with the flexibility to choose three courses from any interest area for a dedicated certificate program.

9 Credits

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