We plan to bring back as many ensembles as possible in 2021-22. Masks will be required; some ensembles may require vaccination. Contact us for details and visit our COVID-19 page for schoolwide information.

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:  September 14, 2021

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

Days and times:  Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45 PM

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

Placement auditions: 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"