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

Next Session Begins:  Not offered in 2021-2022

Tuition:  $500 (16 sessions), 10% discount for WCMS private lesson students

Days and Times:  Tuesdays, 7:00–8:00 PM

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


To Learn More: Tell us about the student's musical experience and interests by filling out the inquiry form below. Someone will contact you to answer questions and discuss an audition.

Ensemble Inquiry Form      

Returning Students: If you are a returning student in Percussion Ensemble, contact our registrar to enroll:

Contact Registrar      


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