Percussion

UPDATED AS OF: August 2, 2017

PERCUSSION

This course is intended for all percussion students from beginner to advanced. Beginer students learn the basics of playing snare drum, bells, and other various percussion instruments. Advanced students build upon their previous training in preparation for participation in the high school percussion ensemble. There is a $10 activity fee for this course. 



Please make a note of our summer rehearsal schedule. 

We are rehearsing every Tuesday evening from 5:30pm-7:00pm. All students enrolled in 7th or 8th grade band for the 2017-2018 school year are required to attend summer rehearsals. If you have a conflict (such as you are out of town, etc.) please send Mrs. Gabbey an email so that your absence can be excused. As a general rule, if you are in town you are expected to be there.

Tuesday, July 18 from 5:30-7:00pm
Tuesday, July 25 from 5:30-7:00pm (marching band members excused)
Tuesday, August 1 from 6:00-7:00pm
Tuesday, August 8 from 5:30-7:00pm
Tuesday, August 15 from 5:30-7:00pm



Supply List for Percussion
- 1 inch BLACK 3 ring binder (Clearly labeled with your name and instrument)
- 50+ Sheet Protectors
- 4-5 Tabs
- 1 small pencil pouch with 3 rings
- Several sharpened pencils 
- Instrument
- Essential Elements 2000 Method Books 1 & 2
        - Foundations for Superior Performance
- Sticks (percussion only)



Percussion can preview drum rudiments (the heart and core of what you will learn in this class) at this website 
Drum Rudiment Instruction Videos.