SNOW DAY: Due to winter weather conditions, Norris School District will be CLOSED Friday, January 17, 2020.  This includes before and after-school practices, AM/PM Preschool, before/after school care and community use of facilities.

Percussion Techniques

Percussion Techniques

This class would be for all band members who are percussionists in the high school band program. This class would be at a separate time from the regular band class. Members of this group would not sign up for the regular (1st period) band time. 

The objectives of this class are:

  1. To build mechanical skills pertaining specifically to percussion performance
  2. To understand the roles of a percussionist in an ensemble
  3. To perform, both solo and in ensemble, on a percussion instrument
  4. To explore the repertoire of percussion literature, in solo form, ensembles, and large groups
  5. To experience a variety of percussion settings:
    1. Marching percussion and drum line
    2. Concert percussion
    3. Small groups/ensembles
    4. Solo work