Department of Music

Percussion Ensemble

AU Percussion Ensemble

An auditioned group that performs advanced classical and contemporary percussion music, with an emphasis on chamber playing. The ensemble meets Monday/Wednesday/Fridays in the fall and Tuesday/Thursdays in the spring and performs 3-5 concerts per year. Auditions for the ensemble are open to any student regardless of major. For more information, please contact Dr. Doug Rosener: (334) 844-3160,


AU Steel Band

Performs the traditional calypso music of Trinidad and Tobago, along with pop and latin arrangements of contemporary tunes. The ensemble meets for three hours per week and performs 3-5 concerts per year with the possibility of additional outside gigs as they arise.  The ensemble is open to any AU student regardless of major. Musical experience is required although steel pan experience is not necessary. For more information, please contact ensemble director Andy Martin: ( or Dr. Doug Rosener; (334) 844-3160,

Last Updated: July 24, 2019