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.
Fall percussion ensembles begin: Week of September 9 - 14, 2019
Tuition per semester: $500 (16 one-hour classes), 10% discount for WCMS private lesson students
Days and times:
Group 1: Tuesday, 6:45 - 7:45 pm
Group 2: Meets Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evening; time to be arranged with instructor after the initial audition and availability of all interested candidates.
Audition requirements: One piece of student's choice on both snare drum and mallet percussion; sight-reading.
Placement auditions: The next audition date will be Sunday, September 8 at MusicFest for Fall 2019. Please submit an online inquiry below for more information.
- For returning students: If you are a returning student in Percussion Ensemble, contact our registrar to enroll:
- For new students: If you are interested in joining Percussion Ensemble, please submit an online inquiry and the instructor will be in touch with you:
A 2013 performance by WCMS's Percussion Ensemble "Rim Shot"