BEN WAHLUND
AMERICAN COMPOSER & MUSIC EDUCATOR
"The function of education
is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.
Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."

Martin Luther King, Jr.
(1929 - 1968)
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TEACHING TODAY'S GENERATION - Presentation notes from the Music Education Panel Discussion at the 2016 Percussive Arts Society International Convention
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PERCUSSION PEDAGOGY DISCUSSION NOTES AND TEXT RESOURCES​ - Discussion notes on private instruction from my MUED 672/398-0001 class at NIU and a short list of resources I have found useful in my career 
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THE FLOPPY PAW BOOK - a useful 200+ page collection of solos, exercises, worksheets, and more for young percussion students. This is a compendium of resources I used in my private studio for 15+ years. 
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OF DRUMMING AND FARMING: A PERCUSSIVE MANIFESTO - A call to reevaluate our "drum role" in communities near and far - presented at the 2014 Percussive Arts Society International Convention
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TIME MANAGEMENT AND PRACTICE HABITS​ - powerpoint slides (pdf)
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GENERAL THOUGHTS ON CRAFTING A CAREER IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR - i.e. "Career Ramblings" a collection of whimsical notes from a presentation at the 2013 Percussive Arts Society International Convention