Percussion Ensemble is a full year course which meets daily. It is open to all students with a serious interest in becoming well versed in percussion. Emphasis is aesthetic education through strengthening of individual musicianship and performance skills, knowledge of music theory and its application to playing, performance of literature suited to the ability of the group, and listening and creative thinking activities including musical composition. This ensemble has several curricular and extra-curricular performances throughout the year. This course focuses on developing individual performance proficiency and overall musicianship. Attendance is required at all curricular and extra-curricular events. Private lessons are encouraged.
Snare Drum Rudiments
Vic Firth Website
Percussion Ensemble Reference Recordings
Power Struggle: http://c-alanpublications.com/power-struggle/
Clapping Music Variations: https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10056508
Exit Right Up Right: https://www.rowloff.com/rlp_media_player/playerwindow.html?item=99ART05