Ralph Hicks

Ralph Hicks (b. 1976) is founder and Executive Director of Let Them Drum, a 501(c)(3) non profit corporation, owner of drumwith.us online percussion education, and a REALTOR® with The Jack Allen Group at Allen Interests, Inc. With 19 years of public education experience, Mr. Hicks has educational materials and compositions available worldwide through Tapspace Publications, and regularly presents clinics and workshops across the country. In 2012, Mr. Hicks was Mitchell Intermediate’s Teacher of the Year and named Conroe ISD Outstanding Teacher in the Arts by The Woodlands Waterway Arts Council.

Mr. Hicks currently resides in Magnolia, TX with his wife and two children. He is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the Drum Circle Facilitators Guild, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce, serves on the Board of Advisors, Education Committee, and Diversity Alliance of the Percussive Arts Society, is endorsed by Innovative Percussion, and is a Remo Recreational Music Partner.



A classic introduction to Brazilian bossa nova for younger percussion ensembles.
Duration: 2:25 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 7 to 12 players
$40.00
A creative, practical, and fun collection of 10 beginning percussion ensembles with DVD of performances, techniques, audio, and more.
Duration: 1:30–2:40 each | Level: Easy to medium-easy | Personnel: 4-10 players
$89.00
A concert band theme and variations of this classic melody featuring solo xylophone
Duration: 4:00 | Level: Grade 3
$70.00
This updated arrangement of Owen’s famous xylophone solo includes three accompaniment options and an optional solo cadenza.
Duration: 4:00 | Level: Medium | Personnel: 2-9 players
$40.00
Daily, FUN classroom routines and play-along tracks for beginning percussion
Level: Easy
$16.00
This medium-easy ragtime piece is perfect for an intermediate mallet player.
Duration: 3:15 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 2-6 players
$20.00
This medium-easy ragtime piece is perfect for an intermediate mallet player.
Duration: 3:15 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 2-6 players
$18.00
A collection of five ragtime pieces for solo xylophone with both piano and marimba quartet accompaniments.
Duration: various | Level: Medium to Med-Advanced | Personnel: 2-6 players
$45.00
Played on one instrument, this original marimba trio is fun, laid-back, and faintly reminiscent of familiar childhood melodies.
Duration: 4:10 | Level: Med-Advanced | Personnel: 3 players
$35.00
Played on one instrument, this original marimba trio is fun, laid-back, and faintly reminiscent of familiar childhood melodies.
Duration: 4:10 | Level: Med-Advanced | Personnel: 3 players
$32.00
It’s never be too early to introduce tempo control and tender dynamic expression to young performers!
Duration: 2:30 | Level: Easy | Personnel: 7–10 players
$30.00
It’s never be too early to introduce tempo control and tender dynamic expression to young performers!
Duration: 2:30 | Level: Easy | Personnel: 7–10 players
$27.00
Set in the style of Mexican marimba bands, “Mi Milagro” is a charming piece for young players in a fast "three" feel.
Duration: 2:40 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 3–8 players
$30.00
Set in the style of Mexican marimba bands, “Mi Milagro” is a charming piece for young players in a fast "three" feel.
Duration: 2:40 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 3–8 players
$27.00
Exercises students actually look forward to! This collection of daily classroom routines for intermediate percussion takes fundamentals to the next level!
Level: Medium
$18.00
A hidden gem of a ragtime piece by the “nonpareil’’ composer of ragtime, Scott Joplin.
Duration: 3:10 | Level: Medium | Personnel: 2-6 players
$20.00
A hidden gem of a ragtime piece by the “nonpareil’’ composer of ragtime, Scott Joplin.
Duration: 3:10 | Level: Medium | Personnel: 2-6 players
$18.00
An expressive marimba solo for early/intermediate 4-mallet players.
Duration: 3:50 | Level: Medium
$16.00
An expressive marimba solo for early/intermediate 4-mallet players.
Duration: 3:50 | Level: Medium
$14.00
A colorful and entertaining piece for breaking down the chromatic scale and basic accessory skills for younger players
Duration: 2:20 | Level: Easy | Personnel: 6–9 players
$30.00
A colorful and entertaining piece for breaking down the chromatic scale and basic accessory skills for younger players
Duration: 2:20 | Level: Easy | Personnel: 6–9 players
$27.00
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