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
Symphony Conductor - Phaedre Sassano
Repertory Conductor - Elijah Langille
Program Director- Cassandra Sulbarán
Artistic Advisor - Steven Karidoyanes
BaYS is an auditioned*, sequential youth orchestra program. In partnership with the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra, the program offers ensembles at two levels: a full orchestra for intermediate level string, wind and percussion students (Repertory), and a full orchestra for advanced string, wind and percussion students (Symphony).
Chamber opportunities are available in strings, percussion, woodwind, brass, voice and mixed instruments with or without voice.
Students compete. Click for details
Percussion Day 2017
Sunday, March 26, 5-7:30 pm Hingham campus
Join us for Percussion Day 2017 for engaging/interactive masterclasses by SSC Percussion Department faculty, drum circle and large group ensemble fun, student and faculty performances, refreshments and guest artist Christian Lyman of Vic Firth. Free and open to SSC and non-SSC percussion students. Sponsored in part by Zildjian and Vic Firth.
|Victoria Chang||Ted Sajdyk||Ed Sorrentino
Financial aid is available for those who can document financial need.
Financial Aid deadlines and application.