UCF Percussion Summer Institute

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Presented by UCF School of Performing Arts at UCF Music Rehearsal Hall, Orlando FL

Jul 12 - 18 2020
UCF Percussion Summer Institute

A unique opportunity to study closely with UCF percussion faculty for high school and university students.

A unique opportunity to study closely with UCF percussion faculty Thad Anderson, percussionist, composer, and contemporary/electroacoustic music specialist; Kirk Gay, world-class timpanist and orchestral musician; and Jeff Moore, internationally recognized percussion clinician, lecturer, and soloist. Additional guest artists and faculty will be announced in the near future.
Participants will perform in master classes and concerts, and will receive instruction on a variety of percussion subjects including:

Marimba technique, solos, and concerti
Vibraphone technique, improvisation, solos, and concerti
Timpani and Multiple Percussion solos and concerti
Independence and Transfer Value in Percussion
Ochestral instruments including snare drum and accessories
Chamber music and percussion ensemble
World music, including Brazilian, Amadinda, and Steel Band
Music technology and practice techniques

Each student will receive:

Multiple daily sessions with camp faculty and additional guest artists
Small group lessons and masterclasses with camp faculty
Daily percussion ensemble and world music ensemble playing experience
Ample time for individual practice
All instruments will be provided. Contact percussion@ucf.edu to make arrangements if you wish to bring your own instruments.


Application opens January 2, 2020.
Reservation fee of $50 is non-refundable and will be used towards the cost of tuition. Capacity is limited to 24 participants

Early Registration Tuition:
$450 by May 1, 2020

Late Registration Tuition (after May 1):
$550 by June 1, 2020

Housing: $260

Registration will open January 2, 2020

Early Decision Deadline:
Applicants who apply before March 1 will receive notification on or by March 9

Discounted Tuition Deadline:
Applicants who apply before May 1 will receive notification on or by May 11

Regular Tuition Deadline:
Applicants who apply after May 1 will receive notification on or by June 8

Applications will close on June 1, 2020

Contact: 407-823-1500

Email: percussion@ucf.edu

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4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816

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