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Winter Percussion Clinics & Auditions

posted Oct 29, 2019, 6:21 AM by Athens Drive High School Band   [ updated Oct 29, 2019, 6:21 AM ]
Winter Percussion Clinics and Auditions are coming up in early November.
What is Winter Percussion (WP)?
* WP is an indoor percussion group made up of the battery (snares, tenors/quads, basses), cymbal line, and the front ensemble, also referred to as the Pit, (marimba, vibraphone, xylophone, bell set, auxiliary percussion instruments, drum set, synthesizer, timpani, and sometimes bass guitar).

* WP is a marching/choreographed show and the competitions are held indoors mostly in high school gyms. Athens competes in AIA (Atlantic Indoor Association) and WGI (Winter Guard International).  WP rehearses November through March with competitions in February and March.

Here’s what you need to know now...
  • WP Clinics: November 6th from 6-8:30 pm and November 12th from 3-5:30 - band room. 
  • A parent information session will take place on November 6th at 6:15 in the Chorus room. 
  • Auditions will take place November 13-14th from 3 -5:30 pm

If you have any questions or replies please contact - percussionsupport@athensdriveband.com

Many thanks
Percussion Support Committee