Pre-College Percussion

July 7-13, 2024

Pre-College Percussion

Program Description

Designed for senior high percussionists, this program focuses on strengthening musicianship and technique fundamentals. The schedule includes clinics, masterclasses, and daily seminars. Students will be exposed to a wide range of repertoire and gain perspective on all facets of percussion practice and performance. Participants will also learn orchestral excerpts and receive advice on preparing for college auditions.

Pre-College Percussion


For students completing grades 8-12.
Students must be able to read music, be enrolled in private lessons, and have experience on timpani and mallet percussion.

See 2024 audition welcome and audition materials below, for reference.


Resident – $850 (includes housing and all meals)
Commuter – $550 (includes lunch M-F only)


Ricardo Flores, Instructor
University of Illinois

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