Percussion Department - Core Philosophy
|Percussion Department Chair - Ed Sorrentino|
The Conservatory’s Percussion Department offers the very best in percussion education, with instruction on snare drum, drum set, mallets, timpani and world percussion (Latin percussion, hand drums/steele drum) Monthly workshops/masterclasses (free to SSC students) are offered in an effort to establish a strong and versatile student population and bring awareness to communities we serve.
Most students start private drum lessons and percussion lessons in grade four. Private lessons are offered at 30 minute, 45 minute, and 60 minute lengths. Group instruction (three or more students) is 60 minutes in length. Click here for complete pricing.
Percussion Department - Class Offerings
Ages 6 to 8
Introduces basic music concepts and skills through learning to play a variety of percussion instruments.
Advanced students in the Honors Woodwind, Brass, Percussion and Jazz/Rock Ensembles are chosen by audition
Managing Director Candace Kniffen
Artistic Director Steven Karidoyanes
BaYS is an auditioned*, sequential youth orchestra program.
Dolce Strings (string ensemble)
Sinfonia (intermediate full orchestra)
Symphony (advanced full orchestra)
Chamber opportunities are available in strings, percussion, woodwind, brass, voice and mixed instruments with or without voice.
Students compete. Click for details
Hingham: April 29, 7-9 pm
|Victoria Chang||Ted Sajdyk||Ed Sorrentino
Financial aid is available for those who can document financial need.
Financial Aid deadlines and application.