Percussion Ensemble

John Corkill, Director

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. Members of the Percussion Ensemble are regularly play with the University Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Ensemble, as needed.

Rehearsals & Performances

The group rehearses weekly on Thursdays, 7:30-10:00 PM. The Percussion Ensemble presents two or more concerts per season, showcasing a variety of solo, duo, and small ensemble works for mixed percussion.

2024-25 Concert Dates:

  • Thursday, January 23, 4:30 PM, Fulton Recital Hall — Tea Time Concert
  • Thursday, April 10, 4:30 PM, Fulton Recital Hall – Tea Time Concert: Recital & Solo Works
  • Thursday, May 1, 4:30 PM, Fulton Recital Hall — Tea Time Concert


Students interested in joining the Percussion Ensemble must audition at the beginning of Autumn Quarter. Please visit the Auditions page for complete information, including audition requirements.