The Percussion Room: An Essential Resource for Percussionists

Up until recently the percussionist has had to use a variety of sources on the internet or in books to find information about many of the important things that every percussionist and/or timpanist needs to know at some point in their careers whether they are a student, amateur or professional player. But make sure you […]

How to Make a Triangle Playing Machine

Here’s the problem; you have to play too many instruments in your band or orchestra and you don’t have the time to pick up a triangle beater because your hands are full of other mallets. What you need is a holder for your triangle beater so that all you have to do is hit one […]

How to Wrap Timpani Mallets

With a little practice and patience you will be able to wrap your timpani mallets with ease. Just remember to take your time and everything will work out just fine. My suggestion is to start by re wrapping some worn out mallets that you might have first and then graduate to building your own pair […]

How to Make a Triangle Clip

The poor triangle is often mistreated and subjected to a variety of inappropriate methods of suspending the instrument in playing position. A good triangle clip allows that triangle to ring and vibrate to its maximum potential and it needs to be held in a stable manner so that it doesn’t swing and sway when the […]