All students that have an interest in performing with our percussion section can do so. Many students with no prior band class experience have become great performers in our percussion section in the past. Tryouts for positions are generally held in April/May before the end of the school year.
***2022 Percussion Tryouts***
May 17 & 19, 3-5pm in the THS Band Room
Drumline and Front Ensemble members will meet on Tuesday and Thursday to work through warmup exercises. Students will be assessed on their current playing abilities to be assigned a position in the percussion section.
Please contact Mr. Ivey if you cannot attend these dates and wish to join. We have many spots available for this season.
Consists of instruments that perform on the front sideline of the field. These instruments are marimba, xylophone, vibraphone, electric keyboard/piano, bass guitar, and includes other types of percussion instruments as needed.
Consists of standard marching percussion instruments: snare drum, tenor drums (quints), bass drums, and crash cymbals. Students that wish to tryout for the drum line should be able to demonstrate basic drumming technique. Crash cymbals players are usually only assigned when the other drum line spots are filled.