This group contains an introduction to the program as well as basic theory, explanations of note groupings and instructions on how to interpret the rhythms of the 2/4 March. Completion of the exercises will allow you to read virtually any 2/4 march up to a grade 3 level as well as Reels and Hornpipes played with swing (dots and cuts). Most beginning drummers competing in the lower grades play marches exclusively so Group A is the logical place to begin your "reading journey". Group A is divided into six distinct sections. Click on the links below to start reading!