Jr. High

Please contact Tammy Vanderpaardt with questions regarding the Jr. High literature.
vanderpaardt@comcast.net

THERE ARE NO REQUIRED PIECES FOR THE JR. HIGH SCHOOL CATEGORIES

Snare Drum

SUGGESTED REPERTOIRE                                                        

Colonial Capers – John Beck (Kendor) – Adv. (3:30 min.)
Cut and Shoot – Fred Hoey (Alfred) – Easy (1 min.)
Intermediate Snare Drum Studies #8-32 (end of book) – Mitchell Peters (Mitchell Peters) - Various
King of the Nile – John Wooton (RowLoff Productions) – Easy (1 min.)
Modern School for Snare Drum – Morris Goldenberg (Hal Leonard) – Various, Etudes Only
Musical Studies for the Intermediate Snare Drummer p. 20-32– Garwood Whaley (Rothman) – Various
Snare Solos from Shazam!  book of concert solos – John Pratt – (RowLoff) - Various

 

Mallets



SUGGESTED REPERTOIRE
         

2 Mallets

Anasazi – Alice Gomez (Southern Music Co.) – Medium (4:30 min.)
Chant for Marimba – Mitchell Peters (Mitchell Peters) – Easy (3 min.)
Etude 1955 – Earl Hatch (Studio 4 Music) – Med/Easy (2 min.)
Mountain Paths – Nathan Daughtrey (C. Alan Publications) – Med/Easy
Transcriptions of J.S. Bach Cello Suites, Violin Sonatas, Violin Partitas - Various
Music of the Masters Unaccompanied Solos For Marimba – Anthony Cirone (Alfred)

 

3/4 Mallets

Dance of the Hippolollipops – Earl Hatch (Studio 4 Music) – Medium (3 min.)
Etudes from For Four - Josh Gottry (C.Alan) - Various
Etudes Op. 6
– Clair Omar Musser – (Studio 4 Music) – Advanced - Various
Furioso and Valse in D Minor – Earl Hatch (Studio 4 Music) – Medium (2 min.)
Mbira Song - Gomez/Rife (Southern Music Co.) - Medium (4 mins)
Rain Dance
– Alice Gomez (Southern Music Co.) – Medium (5 min.)
Sea Refractions – Mitchell Peters (Mitchell Peters) – Medium (5 min.)
Teardrops – Mitchell Peters (Mitchell Peters) – Medium (5 min.)
Yellow After the Rain – Mitchell Peters (Mitchell Peters) – Medium (5 min.)
Waves – Mitchell Peters (Mitchell Peters) – Medium (3 min.)

Timpani

SUGGESTED REPERTOIRE                                                        

Ballad for the Dance - Saul Goodman (Alfred) - 4 Timpani - Intermediate
Big Kettles
– John Beck (Kendor) – 2 Timpani – Easy    
El Gran Temblor
– Lalo Davila (RowLoff) – 2 Timpani – Med. (3:25 min.)
Etude # 1 or #2 from “Intermediate Timpani” – Mitchell Peters (Mitchell Peters) – 2 Timpani – Easy
(1 min.)
Grand Teton –
John Beck (Kendor) – 2 Timpani – Med/Adv
Introduction and Allegro –
Saul Goodman (Belwin Mills) – 3 Timpani – Med. (4 min.)
Monster Stomp
from “Shazam” – John Pollard (RowLoff) – 4 Timpani – Easy (1 min.)
Primal Mood for Four Timpani - 
Rondino –
Mitchell Peters (Mitchell Peters) 
Scherzo for Three Timpani
– Mitchell Peters (Mitchell Peters) – 3 Timpani – Med. (3 min.)
Snake River –
John Beck (Kendor) – 2 Timpani – Med/Adv 

 

Percussion Ensemble

SUGGESTED REPERTOIRE

Assimilation – Anthony Cirone (Alfred) – 6 Players – Medium
Ceremonium – Jared Spears (Barnhouse) – 8 Players – Med/Adv (4:05 min.)
Drum Check – Elliot DelBorgo (Kendor) – 6 Players – Medium (3:45 min.)
Dynamo – Jared Spears (Barnhouse) – 5 Players – Medium (5:00 min.)
Encounter – Thomas O’Conner (Barnhouse) – 5 Players – Medium (3:25 min.)
Evening News – Chris Brooks (RowLoff) 10 Players – Med/Easy (2:49 min.)
Fanfare for the Common Percussionist – John Beck (Kendor) – 6 Players – Easy (2:30 min.)
Final Pursuit – Chris Brooks (RowLoff) – 12 Players – Medium (3:49 min.)
Lost Souls – Nathan Daughtrey (C. Alan Publications) – 5 Players – Med/Easy (3:30 min.)
Rhythmsicles Collections – 8 Ensembles (Row Loff) – Various Composers – Various Levels
Sketches of the Orient – Brian Mason (RowLoff) – 11-12 Players – Med/Adv (4:01 min.)
Songo Concertino – Michael Eubanks (Tapspace) – 9 Players – Easy (2:30 min.)
Synergy – Chris Crockrell (RowLoff) – 4 Players – Med/Easy (3:18 min.)
Tale of the Dragon – Brian Slawson (Tapspace Productions) – Large Ensemble – Easy (1:46 min)
Technology – Jim Casella (Tapspace) – 8 Players – Med/Easy (3:45 min.)
The Winding River – Tom O’Conner (Barnhouse) – 6 Players – Easy (3:00 min.)