Relaxed roll at pp and ff dynamic levels.

Ability to match intervals on the drums.

One solo or etude comparable to:

Garwood Whaley: Fundamental Studies or Musical Studies for the Intermediate Timpanist

Mitchell Peter:  Etude from Fundamental Method for Timpani

Saul Goodman:  An exercise from section two or three of Modern Method for Tympani

Raynor Carroll:  Exercises, Etudes, and Solos for the Timpani

Vic Firth:  The Solo Timpanist