|ALL THINGS PERCUSSION SPRING-SUMMER 2012|
February 23rd – Dr. Gene Fambrough faculty recital, presenting contemporary works by Bruce Hamilton, John Luther Adams, and Jeffrey Dennis Smith. 7:30 PM in the Hulsey Recital Hall.
On April 24th, we will host our 2nd Annual Percussion Ensemble Festival, with Dr. Blake Tyson (from the University of Central Arkansas) as our guest. During the day, several area high school percussion ensembles will perform on the Alys Stephens Center stage for comments and critique by Dr. Tyson and Dr. GeneFambrough, Assistant Professor of Percussion at UAB. Dr. Tyson will also present a clinic for all interested students as well. The evening concert (starting at 7:00 PM) will feature the UAB Percussion Ensemble, Dr. Blake Tyson, and the “All-Star” Percussion Ensemble, made up of local high school students. Exact schedule of the daytime events will be finalized once all of the performing ensembles are secured.
CAMP NAME: Beginners Percussion Camp
Ages: Rising grades 6,7, and 8.
Start and End Dates and hours of the camp: June 6-8 Meets 9 AM until noon daily
Description: A three day drums and percussion camp for beginning school students, focusing on basic elements of playing drums (including drum set)
Cost & how to register: Cost is $125 and the application deadline is May 15.
CAMP NAME: Summer Drumline Camp
Ages: Rising grades 9 – 12, as well as recent high school graduates.
Start and End Dates and hours of the camp: June 11-15 Meets 9 AM until 4 PM daily, lunch included.
Description: A week long camp for high school students, focusing on many elements of marching percussion.
CAMP NAME: Summer Percussion Seminar
Ages: Rising grades 9 - 12.
Start and End Dates and hours of the camp: June 27-29 Meets 9 AM until 4 PM daily
Description: A three day drums and percussion camp for high school students, focusing on intermediate and advanced elements of concert percussion, including mallets, timpani, snare drum, drum set, steel drums, and electronics.