Percussion Auditions


  • Play all major and minor scales on marimba or xylophone.
  • Demonstrate standard rudiments on snare drums, basic rhythms on drum set, and ability to tune timpani.
  • Perform solos from two of the following three groups: (1) rudiment snare, concert snare drum, or multiple percussion; (2) timpani; (3) marimba, xylophone or vibraphone.
  • Sight-reading.

Note: Although we provide excellent accompanists for our enrolled students, accompaniment for instrumental auditions is not expected and is not provided.


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