Department of Music

AU Percussion Day


The sixth annual Auburn University Percussion Day will be held Saturday, March 30th 2019 from 8:30-4:00 at Goodwin Music Building (exact ending time will be contingent on the number of performing ensembles and soloists). There will be performances by junior high and high school percussion ensembles and soloists, the AU percussion ensemble, and the first annual AU High School Honors Percussion Ensemble. Our guest clinician will be percussion composer and teacher Josh Gottry from Arizona State University. Additional clinics will be presented by Doug Rosener and Andy Martin of Auburn University. Attendees are encouraged to bring sticks and a practice pad, as there will be an opportunity to drum along!

Equipment for all ensembles performers will be provided by Auburn University, no trucks or moving are required.

Performing groups may play for any amount of time up to 20 minutes.

The AU Percussion Day is open to the public. Performing is not required, and all are welcome. General admission is $5 at the door. Ensemble directors and children 5 and under are free.

Registration fees for performers and Honors Percussion Ensemble participants can be paid online with registration or by personal check. Checks should be made out to “Auburn University Department of Music.” Please send payments by check to:

Auburn Universty Department of Music
C/O Percussion Day Registration
101 Goodwin Music Building
Auburn University, AL 36849

For questions about the day, please contact Dr. Doug Rosener,


Ensemble/Soloist Registration


Auburn University Percussion Day Saturday, March 30, 2019
Check-in Begins at 8:00 AM
Location: Goodwin Music Building
Pre-register performing groups and individuals; the cost for groups of 4 (not including director) or more is $50 per registered group. For smaller groups and soloists, the cost is $5 per performer.


Honors Percussion Ensemble Registration


Students may apply to perform with the honors percussion ensemble with the submission of a recommendation by their director or private teacher. 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. Application does not guarantee acceptance. Attendance at the rehearsal Friday March 29 at 6:30 is mandatory to perform.

Dates: March 29, 6:30-8:00 pm – rehearsal

March 30, 8:00 am-4:00 pm – percussion day and performance

Fee: $10

Housing: On your own. AU does not provide housing after the Friday evening rehearsal.

Last Updated: January 28, 2019