Percussion

Snare Drum

  1. Four or more rudiments from EACH of the rhythm groupings on the PAS International Snare Drum Rudiments list:
    The single-strokes, double-stroke rolls, diddles, flams, and drags.
  2. A short rudimental style etude or excerpt from a longer solo PLUS a short classical style etude or excerpt from a longer solo.
  3. Be prepared to sight-read at CMC Ensemble Placement Audition.

Mallets (Xylophone/Marimba/Vibraphone)

  1. Four or more major and minor scales (either natural, harmonic, melodic) two octaves with two octave arpeggios in BOTH flat and sharp key signatures.
  2. A short two-mallet (or four-mallet) etude or solo with or without accompaniment.
  3. Be prepared to sight-read at CMC Ensemble Placement Audition.

Timpani

A short etude or solo, which involves ALL four timpani and includes tuning changes.

Drum Set

  1. Briefly demonstrate as many styles (swing, jazz, latin, rock, etc.) as possible.
  2. "Trade fours" with yourself, i.e.,alternate four measures of time in a given style with four measures of solo.
  3. Be prepared to sight-read at CMC Ensemble Placement Audition.

Contact


Mailing Address:
Cannon Music Camp
ASU Box 32031
Boone, North Carolina 28608
 
Physical Address:
Cannon Music Camp
Broyhill Music Center
813 Rivers Street - Room 113
Boone, North Carolina 28608
 
Phone: 828-262-4091
Fax: 828-262-3021 
 
Please contact our office for all information regarding the Camp and the process for applying:
 

EMAIL ADDRESS

cannonmusiccamp
@appstate.edu

Please use this email address for all correspondence.

Camp Director:
Mr. James G. Daugherty
 
Camp Administrator:

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