Percussion Requirements

All percussion applicants must be currently studying with a private teacher and have completed a minimum of one year of private study - two years of private study is recommended.  Prepare the following music for your audition:


* Prepared Solo: A prepared solo on snare drum is required

* RudimentsPrepare a selection of rudiments, including a long roll, flam rudiment and drag rudiment, which demonstrate your current level of playing.

* Optional Solo: Students who have studied timpani and/or mallets should prepare a solo on these instruments as well. ADVANCED DIVISION: Timpani/Mallet experience preferred. Please prepare a solo on timpani and/or mallets.

* Experience: Bring a list of the percussion instruments on which you have training and playing experience.