Audition Requirements - Percussion

Percussionists are encouraged to audition in two of the three major performing areas listed below. Solos for the audition should be selected from the 8th edition of The Required Music for Senior High Solo and Ensemble Contest. Further requirements depend on the performing area.

  • Tympani: tuning exercises
  • Keyboards (marimba, xylophone, vibraphone): major scales to four sharps and four flats
  • Batterie (snare, drum set, others): standard drum rudiments
  • Scales and sight-reading

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