The De Rosa Snare Drum kit is a complete package that offers the student percussionist the ability to play in several different settings that include at home, at rehearsal, or a concert. It features a 14"x5.5" snare drum with a responsive textured head, a heavy-duty stand, and a practice pad.The mute/practice pad is made out of sound dampening rubber. Simply place it over the drum and you have a quiet practice solution! Also includes a tuning key, set of sticks, a strap for marching and a nylon carry case. Compared to similar student snare drum outfits on the market, this price cannot be beat.