About the Percussion Ensemble… 

This class is open to new and experienced percussionists alike. All percussionists should sign up for this class instead of a concert band. In this class, students will learn a variety of percussion skills including concert and rudimentary percussion.

This class will form the Union Percussion Ensemble and the Union Drumline, which perform frequently throughout the year. Students in the percussion class perform with the concert bands, football and basketball bands, parade marching band, and at music festivals and competitions throughout the year.

Percussion Needs

Percussion students need to start their own stick bags and include the following materials:

Needed immediately:
1 pair Vic Firth SD1 (snare sticks)
1 practice pad (12” Real Feel Practice Pad)
1 stick bag
2 pair Innovative Percussion IP240 Marimba mallets
1 black hand towel
1 roll of white electrical tape

These materials can generally be found at Beacock Music.