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.
Spring semester begins: Week of January 30, 2023
Tuition: $500 (16 sessions), 10% discount for WCMS private lesson students
Days and Times: Tuesday evenings; time TBD
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.
Returning Students: If you are a returning student in Percussion Ensemble, contact our registrar to enroll:
A 2013 performance by WCMS's Percussion Ensemble "Rim Shot"