High School Literature

Please contact Michael Downing with any questions about the high school literature.
mdpercussion@hotmail.com
Please download a copy of the entire list if you would like to see instrumentation for the ensemble and pieces.
PAS High School Repertoire


Snare Drum
The winner of this category will have the opportunity to participate
in a masterclass about Portraits in Rhythm with Anthony Cirone.
Please visit http://www.anthonyjcirone.com for insight directly
from the author on preparation of the required etude.

REQUIRED PIECE
Etude no. 3 from Portraits in Rhythm.  

SUGGESTED REPERTOIRE
Colonial Capers – John Beck
Etude from "Intermediate Snare Drum Studies" – Mitchell Peters
Etude from "Modern Method for Snare Drum" - Morris Goldenberg
Etude from "12 Studies for Snare Drum" - Jaques Delecluse

Marimba

REQUIRED PIECE
Monograph IV by Richard Gipson
ONLY PLAY: Beginning to rehearsal letter D, and then rehearsal letter G to letter J.

SUGGESTED REPERTOIRE
 
Dream of the Cherry Blossoms - Keiko Abe
Etude No. 1 – Paul Smadbeck
Etude, Op. 6, No. 8 – Clair Omar Musser
Rain Dance – Alice Gomez
Restless – Rich O'Meara
Spanish Dance – Kai Stensgaard
Ghanaia - Matthias Schmidt
Eruption of Sakurajima – Muniz


 

Timpani

REQUIRED PIECE

Etude 10  from "Pedal to the Kettle" by Kirk Gay*
*Updated 1/12/2014 by Michael Downing

SUGGESTED REPERTOIRE

Blue Hammers – James Campbell
Eight Pieces for Four Timpani – March - Carter  
Bushido: The Way of the Warrior – Willmarth  
Etudes from “Pedal to the Kettle” - Gay  
Cadenza - Zivkovic
Cross-Over March
– John Beck
Statement for Timpani –
Garwood Whaley
Triplet Threes –
Todd Ukena

             

 

Multiple Percussion
There is no required piece for the Multiple Percussion category

SUGGESTED REPERTOIRE
 

Love of L’Histoire – De Lancey
Motion - Lynn Glassock
Perpetual Motion - Mitchell Peters
Movement from Therapy – John Serry
Engine RoomJames Campbell
Sonata No. 1 – James Moore
TorkJames Campbell 

Percussion Ensemble

SUGGESTED REPERTOIRE

4/4 for Four – Anthony Cirone – 4 players
Bayport Sketch
– Jared Spears – 8 or 9 players
Ellipsis – Nathan Daughtrey - 8 players
Layers - Lynn Glassock - 8 players
Mosaics
– Jared Spears – 6 players 
One Eyed Jacks –
Mark Ford – 6 players
Percussionality
– Anthony Cirone – 6 players
Sacrificial Rite – David Gillingham – 5 players

Shock Factor
– Nathan Daughtrey – 5 players
Team Work – Lynn Glassock – 7 players

Three Brothers – Michael Colgrass – 9 players