Applied Percussion

Applied Percussion class meets weekly during Symphonic Band.

Requirements for Applied Percussion Class


Stick bag/mallet case                                         Set of 4 Yarn/cord mallets (med.)

Pr. Drum sticks (med.)                                       *Set of 4 Yarn/cord mallets (soft)

Pr. Drum sticks (light)                                        Pr. Timpani mallets (med. hard)

Pr. Drum sticks (heavy)                                     *Pitchpipe or tuning fork

*Pr. Drum sticks (med. light, plastic tip)      *Drum key

Pr. Brushes                                                        Looseleaf notebook, notepaper

Pr. Unwound mallets (hard)                              Pencils (min. 2)


*New items. Inspect all other items (from Freshman Percussion); replace if necessary.


Instruments/Items necessary for home practice:


Snare drum

Practice pad on stand

Mallet percussion instrument (upgrade to full-size instrument suggested)

Music stand


Drum kit (if desired)


Course available to:


Percussion students enrolled in Symphonic Band. Pre-requires completion of Freshman Percussion course and/or recommendation by instructor.


Course Description:


Focus on application of percussion concepts acquired in Freshman Percussion course. Improvement of reading skills and techniques.



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