Percussion might just be the oldest musical instrument family of all, with some of the humblest origins. But it's come a long way since those simple beginnings, and today it's incredibly diverse. Nowhere is that more obvious than in this selection of concert drums, which covers everything from snares to melodic percussion. Whether you play in a house band or an orchestra, you'll find some excellent instruments here. And if you've been contemplating ways to help yourself stand out as a drummer, a few minutes spent browsing these pages could be all that's needed to find your next stroke of inspiration.
Are your percussion aspirations large or small? If you dream big, you might be looking for some concert drums like the Adams Revolution Polished Copper Timpani. Their fantastic balance of performance and affordability places them squarely among the top-selling choices here. For your smaller-scale drum sets, the Pearl Concert Bass Drum, Black Swamp Percussion Pro10 Studio Maple Snare Drum and DW Design Series Lacquer Concert Tom Set are just a few examples of what this section has to offer. And if you're into melody, check out a keyboard-style percussion instrument like the Adams Academy Series Padouk Marimba.
Maybe you're a beginner gearing up from scratch, or a pro looking to expand your collection without having to search far and wide for accessories? In that case, it's worth taking a look at concert drums and percussion that come bundled with the essentials. For instance, the Pearl SK-900 Snare Drum Kit includes a backpack case that makes it easy to pack up and take along wherever you go. And the Sound Percussion Labs Bell Kit w/ Rolling Cart is a handy all-in-one concert percussion practice set accessible to all ages, experience levels and budgets.
No matter what you're looking to get out of your concert drums, melodic percussion and kits, you've come to the right place to take the first step. A solid collection of instruments is the starting point for making your mark in any musical field, and percussion is no exception! The building blocks for that collection are right here - all you need to do is narrow down the options until you've found the perfect outfit of drums and gear to meet your personal needs.