Applicants should prepare one solo in each of the following three percussion categories: snare drum, timpani, and mallet keyboard. Also expected will be major scales and sight-reading in one category of your choice.
Snare Drum: Whaley, Recital Solos for Snare Drum; and either: Wilcoxon, The All American Drummer; N.A.R.D. Drum Solos; or a rudiments demonstration Marimba & Xylophone: McMillan, Percussion Keyboard Technique; Whaley, Fundamental Studies for Mallets; or McMillan, Masterpieces for Marimba
Timpani: Hochrainer, Etuden fur Timpani Book 1; McMillan, Tympani Technique; or Schinstine, Tymp Tunes