MASON SUMMER PERCUSSION ACADEMY
Join Mason School of Music professors and guest faculty for a week of exciting clinics, masterclasses, and percussion ensemble. Masterclass topics include solo marimba, timpani, snare drum, orchestral percussion, world percussion, drum set, steel drums, accessory instruments, career development, college audition prep, mallet wrapping/maintenance and much more!
Ages: 13 – 18
Dates: June 20 – 24 2022
Times: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm* (M-F)
Location: Mason Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building
*After Care add-on option (4pm-6pm) is available for this program.
- Writing supplies: pencils, pens, notebooks
COVID REQUIREMENTS: Students must follow University Covid protocols. Please see updates here.
Get details and register for AFTER CARE (4pm-6pm).
After Care cost for the week is an additional $140.
Director/ Instructor: Ben Tufts
Artist and Music Educator
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“My daughter enjoyed the guest artists the most. She LOVED Allison Miller, and she had great things to say about the other musicians who came in and shared their knowledge and played for the class. That was the most exciting, inspiring aspect for her.” – Mason Summer Percussion Academy 2020 ParentSee More Testimonials
“I liked the music and working with various instruments.” – Mason Summer Percussion Academy 2019 Participant
“I really liked the material/subjects being talked about in the discussions.” – Mason Summer Percussion Academy 2018 Participant
“My favorite part was the steel pans, world percussion and making our mallets.” – Mason Summer Percussion Academy 2017 Participant
“I really enjoyed the [instructors] that came in and shared their knowledge.” – Mason Summer Percussion Academy 2017 Participant
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- All students will receive a Welcome Letter via email at least 1 week before the program starts with all necessary details including camp schedule, supply list, web links, etc. For additional information, please contact the Academy at email@example.com.
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