Percussion area auditions for the 2017-18 academic year:
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Applicants with percussion as their primary instrument considering a Bachelor of Music in Music Education: Band emphasis, or a Bachelor of Music in Music Performance: Wind/Brass/Percussion emphasis, should prepare the following:
Mallet percussion - demonstrate scales, play solo or etude, sight-read.
Timpani - demonstrate tuning, play solo or etude, sight-read.
Snare Drum - demonstrate knowledge of basic rudiments, play solo or etude, sight-read.
Optional - The student will demonstrate various styles (swing, Latin, rock, funk, etc.) on drum set as well as sight-read a big band chart.