Lvl 1 – Vic Firth Marching Percussion 101

*Demo Videos Below*

The Vic Firth Warmup packet is a comprehensive guide to starting out in the world of Drumline, including Front Ensemble. With comprehensive rehearsal notes, general tips for ensemble directors, and variations / extension exercises to increase the difficulty level, this packet is a great place to start. Additional videos in the series below include tips on instrument care and maintenance, tuning, compositional ideas and heaps more.

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The below playlist is an incredibly comprehensive resource for starting out in the world of drumline. There are definitely some great tips + trick for more experienced marching percussionists as well, so we definitely recommend checking it out!


  • Video 1 – 21 – Exercises and Variations from the Vic Firth Marching Percussion 101 Packet
  • Video 22 – 32 – Instrument Care, Maintenance + Tip and Tricks
  • Video 37 – 38 – Instrumentation Choices
  • Video 39 – 45 – Rehearsal Strategies
  • Video 50 – 55 – Marching / Movement Basics
  • Video 56 – 61 – Creating and Indoor Percussion Show

Additional information


Level 1


Snare Quads (5 Drums) 5 Bass Drums Cymbals Mallets Timpani