Percussion (FA)

5865 Year

Grades 9-12

Fee: see Fee Chart 

Prerequisite: Previous music experience.

Percussion is open to students with any music background (not necessarily percussion). Students learn basic rudiments, mallet technique, timpani technique, Latin instruments, and basic musicianship. Emphasis is placed on music literacy. Percussion students perform as an ensemble and as the percussion section of the Symphonic Band, Concert Band, and Orchestra at concerts, festivals, assemblies, and games. Participation in Marching Band first term is encouraged.