Music for All Summer Symposium presented by YAMAHA
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
June 21 - 26, 2010     |     Leadership Weekend Experience: June 19 - 21




Students: National Percussion Symposium
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Choose from three tracks: Marching, Concert, Drumset

Connect with others who share your passion for percussion. National Percussion Symposium (NPS) students experience the full spectrum of percussion with experts on all major instruments.

Students work with a faculty of percussion greats, headed by James Campbell, University of Kentucky, Coordinator of the Music for All National Percussion Symposium.

Download the National Percussion Symposium Flyer

Who should enroll?
The “NPS” is comprehensive in design. The individual percussionist, whether wanting to focus on marching, concert, drumset or world percussion, should enroll. Entire marching drum lines, concert sections, percussion ensembles, and their instructors should also attend. The National Percussion Symposium is a one-stop, comprehensive percussion summer experience.

MFA's National Percussion Symposium is unique in that it allows students to customize their own schedule choosing the elective sessions they want - Latin Percussion, Concert Percussion, Rudimental Drumming, Drum Set, Electronics, hand drumming and more. Clinics with top artists and world-class drum corps create a well-rounded, unforgettable week.

What do we promise?
  • Play, play, play! Students perform with other percussionists from around the country in rehearsal and concerts led by some of the finest percussion educators in the country.
  • Experience live music performed by world-class artists.
  • Work in hands-on classes that give you access to the latest instrument techniques and help them improve your skills.
  • Get the latest info on new gear and accessories and how to make it work for them.
  • Hear the inside scoop on how to successfully prepare a scholarship audition for college and to perform at the next level.
The National Percussion Symposium is the ultimate place for percussionists! Don't miss it!