This course is designed for percussion ensemble performance as well as participation in concert, marching, symphonic and/or pep band activities. Students with drum or mallet percussion experience (i.e., marimba, xylophone, and bells) are encouraged to improve their skills in a Large-group setting. Rehearsals and performances outside of class time are part of the course requirement and constitute a portion of the grade.
This advanced course performs varied, advanced-level music. Attendance is required at all rehearsals and performances. Rehearsals and performances outside of class and instrument are part of the course requirement. Some instruments may be rented from the school at a nominal fee.