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Department of Music Percussion Ensemble

Learn more about the ESU Percussion Ensemble!

The Emporia State University Percussion Program consists of private percussion instruction, the ESU Percussion Ensemble, and a Percussion Techniques course.

Using a repertoire-based philosophy of teaching, the percussion program consists of studying the primary percussion instruments found in an orchestra, world percussion, jazz, and classical marimba. Through the study of these instruments, a student will receive a well-rounded and complete understanding of the world of percussion and will possess the necessary skills to continue their education and enter the professional world of music.

Department of Music Percussion Ensemble

Dr. Tracy Freeze, Director

The ESU Percussion Ensemble is a consortium of musicians which collectively interprets cutting-edge, avant-garde works of the 20th and 21st century. While keeping its eye on repertoire of the past, the ESU Percussion Department is active in commissioning new works for this genre and for hosting premiere performances of new works.

The percussion ensemble fulfils the chamber music requirements for a musician studying within the percussion program at Emporia State University.

Course Name: Chamber Music - Percussion Ensemble
Course Number: MU 391 C
Rehearsals: TR 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Room Number: Beach Hall 134