Alcobaça Suite – Kevin Erickson
Bushido: The Way of the Warrior – John Willmarth
Continuous Lines of Evenness – Dave Gerhart
Eight Pieces – Elliott Carter
Raga No. 1 – Bill Cahn
Sonata for Timpani – John Beck
Sonata No. 1 – Anthony Cirone
Three Designs for 3 Timpani – Robert Muczynski
Variations for Solo Kettledrums – Jan Williams
Click here for a link with styles and a setup diagram.
Please visit the "rules" link at the top of the page under competitive festival for complete requirements of the drum set category.
The contestant may be asked to demonstrate the following styles from memory: Afro-Cuban 6/8, ballad, bossa nova, Broadway show two, brushes, calypso, cha cha, country, cumbia, funk, half time rock feel, gospel, hip-hop, jazz waltz, mambo, medium-swing, merengue, mozambique, New Orleans street beat (second line), partido alto, rumba guaguanco, reggae, rock, samba, shuffle, songo, tango, straight-8th jazz (ECM), two-feel, up tempo swing. The contestant will be allowed to tastefully embellish the style if desired.
Bicksa – Thomas Hasenplug – 4 players
Downfall – John Beck – 5 players
Equal Fire – Paul Bissell – 6 players
Eye Irascible – Steve Riley – 8 players
Gainsborough – Thomas Gauger – 5 players
Ku-Ka-Ilimoku – Christopher Rouse – 4 players
Overture for Percussion Ensemble – John Beck – 8 players
Overture in Percussion – Anthony Cirone – 5 players
Sonatina – Fisher Tull – 4 players
Toccata – Carlos Chavez – 6 players