Will Drum

Where the beat goes on…

NYO Inspire Day 2016

Here are a couple of videos of me playing as a Percussionist with the National Youth Orchestra at the NYO Inspire Day in Birmingham on 25th July 2016:

Upton Jazz Festival

Here is a short video of me drumming at the Upton Jazz Festival – supporting junior musicians who had been attending a workshop at the 2016 Upton Jazz Festival.

 

National Youth Orchestra

Here is a video of me playing at the National Youth Orchestra Inspire Day in Leeds on 26th September 2015.

I play initially on the Timps then on the Bass Drum

Various Pics of me playing in 2015

Personal Experience

• Drummer in a young rock band whilst still in Primary school. We got to the semi-finals of the national Live & Unsigned competition and of Cardiff’s Got Talent. We performed at numerous events.
• I was invited to spend a day with the National Youth Orchestra in Birmingham in 2014 and have ambitions to join this orchestra.
• Played solo Timps during Carol service in a packed-out Cathedral in 2014 and at the ABF Carol Concert.
• I am a percussionist with the Hereford Cathedral School Symphony Orchestra; the Concert Band and the Jazz Band.
• I have played at various levels with Encore Entertainment- Herefordshire’s Music Service for four years and attend the Saturday morning rehearsals and perform as a percussionist at their annual concerts.
• I attend the annual music School organised by Encore and HCS every year as a percussionist, and will be attending again this Easter.
• I was invited to join the Herefordshire Youth Orchestra as a percussionist in January this year.
• I am studying Music Theory with my drum teacher; I have private percussion lessons at school and will be joining the music theory classes prior to the Saturday Morning rehearsals from September.