Percussion Ensembles


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Whether you are determined to become a professional performer, educator, or simply find a home to explore your love for music, there is a place for you at McMurry. With a well-balanced percussion teacher/student ratio, there is a high amount of individual attention that gives students the opportunity to excel and gain leadership experience.

The band hall is a state-of-the-art rehearsal facility with a dedicated percussion studio, providing space for ensemble rehearsals, and individual practice with 24/7 secure access. Our percussion studio is outfitted with a fantastic inventory of well-maintained instruments, a high-end sound system for listening and play-along, a wall of mirrors for technique and rehearsal aid, and the ability to run the band hall “pro-tools” recording equipment.

McMurry offers many ensembles for performance and as an undergraduate only program, freshmen students play extensively from day one. Students will also go on annual tours with the wind ensemble and percussion ensemble.  We also provide a range of scholarships (by audition) to a majority of all incoming students.

All recent graduates of the program have taken percussion teaching jobs, or have been accepted into reputable graduate schools.