Percussion Ensemble (Grades 4-10)

Are you tired of always playing in the back of the band? If so, percussion ensemble is for you! This ensemble provides a great opportunity for percussion students to play independently while developing ensemble skills. Percussion ensemble literature is designed to enhance a student's musicianship in all areas of percussion playing. Students will play a variety of instruments. Percussion ensemble complements school band programs and private lessons. Two years of percussion playing and a successful audition with the ensemble director is required.

Spring semester begins: The week of January 30, 2017

Tuition per semester: $432 (16 one-hour classes), 10% discount for WCMS private lesson students

Days and times:

Group 1: Tuesday, 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.

Group 2: Meets Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evening; time to be arranged with instructor after the initial audition and availability of all interested candidates.

The final class consists of a warm-up rehearsal and performance.

Placement Auditions:

Call or email us to schedule an appointment.

Requirements: One piece of student's choice on both snare drum and mallet percussion; sight-reading.

A 2013 performance by WCMS's Percussion Ensemble "Rim Shot"