The seventh annual Auburn University Percussion Day will be held on Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM in the Goodwin Music Building. High school and middle school students are invited to participate in interactive playing/learning sessions on concert snare drum, 2 and 4-mallet keyboard, drum set, timpani, steel pan, and electronic beat-writing. The day will also include performances from individual students, the AU High School Honors Percussion Ensemble, and the Auburn University Percussion Ensemble.
Cost is $10 for students who preregister, or $15 at the door. A $15 T-Shirt is available as an add-on option to those who pre-register. Parents and family may attend the afternoon concert for free.
Students who wish to apply for the AU High School Honors Percussion Ensemble may do so through the link below. The group will rehearse from 6:00-8:30 PM on Friday, April 22nd and 8:00-9:30 AM on Saturday, culminating with a performance at the end of the event. Housing will not be provided.
Percussion Day Schedule
- 6:00 - 8:30 Honors PE Rehearsal
- 8:00 - 9:15 Honors PE Rehearsal
- 9:00 – 9:45 Drum Circle
- 9:45 – 10:30 Solo Performances
- 10:30 – 11:30 Keyboard/Snare Drum Playing Labs (choose which to start with the first 30 mins, then switch to the other for the remaining 30 mins)
- 11:30 - 12:30 – Lunch (on your own)
- 12:30 – 1:00 Electronic Beat Making Clinic
- 1:00 – 2:00 Drum Set/Steel Drum/Timpani Playing Labs (same process as the earlier labs)
- 2:00 – 3:00 Honors PE Performance, AU Percussion Ensemble
- 3:00 - Conclusion
If you have questions, please contact Dr. Doug Rosener, email@example.com
AU Percussion Day Registration
Auburn University Percussion Day- Saturday, April 23, 2022
Check-in begins at 8:00 AM
Location: Goodwin Music Building
Fee: $10 for students who preregister, or $15 at the door. A $15 T-Shirt is available as an add-on option to those who pre-register. Parents and family may attend the afternoon concert for free.
Honors Percussion Ensemble Registration
Students may apply for the AU High School Honors Percussion Ensemble by completing this form, as well as submitting a recommendation from their director or private teacher. Students will be selected based on the strength of their application and recommendation. Applicants must be able to perform on all percussion instruments. Students will be sent music in advance of the event and will be expected to prepare the part they are assigned. Attendance at both rehearsals is required for participation.
Dates: April 22, 6:00 - 8:30 PM – Rehearsal
April 23, 8:00 - 9:30 AM - Rehearsal
April 23, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Percussion Day and Performance
Fee: All applicants must pre-register. The deadline for applications is March 25th.
Housing: On your own. AU will not provide housing after the Friday evening rehearsal.