CLASS

Percussion

Private lesson instruction in percussion is available for academic credit at the University.  Lessons include instruction in the following areas of percussion:  snare drum, mallet keyboard, timpani, drum set, auxiliary instruments, and hand percussion.  Lessons are geared toward training students in solo percussion performance, as well as strengthening performance quality in ensemble settings.

There are many ensembles in which percussionists can participate including:  the Southern Pride Marching Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combos, Hoop Troop Basketball Pep Band, and the Net Squad Volleyball Band.  Additionally, percussion students perform in the GSU Percussion Ensemble, affording them opportunities to perform a variety of musical genres in a chamber music setting.


Degree Programs
Degree Term Course Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Music 4-Year Plan
Bachelor of Music in Composition 4-Year Plan
Bachelor of Music in Music Education (Choral) 4-Year Plan
Bachelor of Music in Music Education – Instrumental 4-Year Plan
Bachelor of Music in Performance – Instrumental 4-Year Plan
Bachelor of Music in Performance – Keyboard 4-Year Plan
Bachelor of Music in Performance – Vocal 4-Year Plan
Music Minor – Applied Music N/A
Music Minor – Music History and Literature N/A
Music Minor – Music Technology N/A
Master of Music – Composition 2-Year Plan pdf_32
Master of Music – Conducting 2-Year Plan pdf_32
Master of Music – Music Education 2-Year Plan pdf_32
Master of Music – Performance 2-Year Plan pdf_32
Master of Music – Music Technology 2-Year Plan pdf_32
Other Opportunities – Second Discipline in Music Technology N/A

 

Graduate Program
The M.M. in Music Performance gives students an opportunity to work extensively with a teacher/mentor to improve their technical and interpretative skills and to broaden their solo performing repertory. Students take supporting courses in the literature of their instrument or voice type, advanced analysis, and the history of music. The capstone is a full solo recital that demonstrates proficiency in performing a broad range of musical styles.

 

Percussion Faculty
Name Title Email Profile
Fallin Fallin, Matthew D. Dr. Professor
Associate Director of Bands
Percussion

 

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