Suggested Repertoire - Percussion
Must show proficiency in these areas.
1 Concert Etude/SoloExamples:Portraits in Rhythm, CironeDouze Etudes, DelecluseIntermediate Snare Drum Studies, Peters1 Rudimental Etude/SoloExamples:The All-American Drummer or Modern Rudimental Swing Solos, C.H. Wilcoxon14 Modern Contest Solos, Pratt (Choose a solo similar to “Drum Corps on Parade”)Nine French-American Rudimental Solos, Tompkins
(preferably for 4 drums)Examples:Sonata for Timpani, John BeckEtudes from Modern Method for Timpani, GoodmanEtudes from Etuden fur Timpani Volume 1, HochrainerPeddle to the Kettle, Kirk Gay
1 Two-mallet solo
Examples:Any Solos/etudes by Green, Goldenberg, Peters, Hatch, McMillan, GottliebModern School for Xylophone by GoldenbergFundamental Method for Mallets, PetersFunny Mallets, ZivkovicXylophone Rags of George Hamilton Green
1 Four-mallet solo (or excerpt approximately 2-3 minutes in length)
Examples:Rain Dance, Mbira Song- Alice GomezYellow After the Rain- Mitchell PetersFrogs, Michi, Dream of the Cherry Blossoms, Wind in the Bamboo Grove- Keiko AbeEtudes/Solos from “Image- 20 Children’s Songs for Marimba”, Bart QuartierRhythm Song, Virginia Tate, Etude 1- Smadbeck