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Percussion Ensemble

MUS 1711, 1712

Grade Levels:09, 10, 11, 12
Course Length:2 Semesters
Credits:0.5 per semester
Prerequisites:Previous experience is highly recommended
Subject:Instrumental Music

Student members will develop skills in all aspects of percussion technique, including snare rudiments, mallet playing, marching battery, and concert percussion. This ensemble will function as a marching drum-line for pep band, a concert percussion section for the Concert and Symphonic Bands, and will perform independently as a percussion ensemble at scheduled concerts and festivals. Previous instrumental experience is not required but highly recommended. Auditions may be held if interest exceeds available positions.