Percussion Department


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Courses offered by the Percussion Department are listed below. Please check the Schedule of Classes for course offerings each semester and consult individual course entries in this schedule for information on course prerequisites and corequisites.

For Percussion Performance Study courses (lessons, masterclass, and recitals), please click here.

MUS  F603 - Seminar in Percussion Performance

The technical and physical factors governing the performance of solo, chamber, and orchestral literature.

MUS  M637 - Seminar in Percussion History

A survey of masterworks. The origin, development, and influences of indigenous instruments and their uses in twentieth-century music.

MUS  M638 - Percussion Ensemble Literature

Percussion ensemble literature and the techniques of organizing, managing, rehearsing, and conducting percussion ensembles.