Percussion area auditions for the 2018-19 academic year:
Saturday, February 10, 2017, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, FAC 104
Saturday, February 24, 2017, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, FAC 104
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.
If travel distance or schedule conflicts prevent you from auditioning live, you may submit a video recording of your audition. Your video audition must satisfy the audition requirements specified for your instrument. Click HERE to fill out and submit your “Recorded Audition Submission Form.”
Friday, May 5, beginning at 4:30 PM
Chase Fine Arts Center, room 104
Audition exercises and requirements packet can be downloaded here.
Be sure to bring your printed audition packet, practice pad, and a pair of sticks with you
to your audition.