The Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of John Corkill, consists of skilled undergraduate and graduate student percussionists who specialize in mallets, drums, mixed, and world percussion. The group rehearses weekly and presents two or more concerts per season, showcasing a variety of solo, duo, and small ensemble works for mixed percussion. Members of the Percussion Ensemble are expected to play regularly with the University Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz X-tet, as needed.
2019-20 Performance Dates
- Tuesday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m., Fulton Recital Hall: Workshop with Plena Libre
- Thursday, February 6 at 4:30 p.m., Fulton Recital Hall: Tea Time Concert series
- Thursday, May 28 at 4:30 p.m., Fulton Recital Hall: Tea Time Concert series
- Thursdays, 7:30-10:00 p.m., Fulton Recital Hall
Students interested in joining the Percussion Ensemble must sign up for an Instrumental Audition. Audition signup is on the 8th floor lobby of the Logan Center for the Arts beginning Monday, September 23 at 11:00 a.m. and continuing through Monday, September 30. The signup table will be staffed weekdays (M-F) from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on weekends (Sat/Sun) from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. The 2019 Instrumental Auditions will be held Wednesday, September 25 through Monday, September 30. Sign up as early as possible for the best selection of audition times.
Please visit the Auditions page for complete information including audition requirements.