11 Studies for snare drum(s), numerous musical quotes (i.a. from works of L. Berio, M. Ravel, J. Strauß and R. Strauss), different playing techniques.
Alongside „traditional“ snare drum studies there are also studies influenced by works of Frank Zappa and John Adams, a technical study, a study for two snare drums and one study which is intended to train the mental demands of Ravel’s Boléro.
"In 2019, after decades of experience as an orchestral, operatic and chamber musician, I was encouraged by Professor Slavik Stakhov to write a collection of snare drum studies. Each study has its own definitive style or „profile“, so I decided to call them „Character Studies“.