Also, being a well-rounded percussionist IS the goal. Itís high school. If they want to focus just on Drumline, let them find an independent indoor group. Thatís not your job.
We donít teach the students only addition or only subtraction in math class. Why should we just teach bass 3 in band?
And last time I checked, after 28 years, Iíve yet to see a kid walk out on Friday carrying a set of quads to go play a gig over the weekend.