Students may study drumset, timpani and other percussion instruments on an individual basis. In addition, students may enroll in a percussion, rock or jazz ensemble.
Examples of ensembles
Drumset Ensemble Emphasis on soloing, accompaniment, interpretation of written parts for rock and jazz. Basic drumset technique, sightreading ability necessary. Drumsets provided for class. Year-end performance. Permission of instructor and drumset for home practice required. Maximum six students.
Percussion Ensemble A performance class for young beginners. Music of jazz, Latin, and modern composers using primarily non-pitched instruments. Permission of instructor required.