2018 ILMEA Percussion Audition Workshop

When:  Sep 23, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Illinois
The Illinois Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society along with the Midwest Percussion Cooperative and College of DuPage are pleased to offer a 2018 ILMEA percussion audition workshop presenting tips for high school students looking to prepare exceptional ILMEA auditions.

This event is FREE and open to the public, however, pre-event registration is requested.

Clinicians will include

Michael Kozakis
Freelance Percussionist
DePaul University Carthage College

Doug Bratt
Freelance Drumset Artist
Moraine Valley Community College
ILPAS Chapter President

Adam Hill
University of St. Francis
Romeoville High School
Bulls Stampede Drumline

Dr. Gregory Beyer
Ensemble Dal Niente
Northern Illinois University

Brandon Estes
Naperville Central High School
Chicago Bears Drumline

Ben Wahlund
Northern Illinois University
College of DuPage
Black Dog Music Studios

Schedule of Events:

4:00-5:00 pm - Optional Jazz Drumset Auditions - Doug Bratt
5:00-5:15 pm - Introductions
5:15-6:00 pm - Snare Drum Audition - Adam Hill & Brandon Estes
6:00-6:45 pm - Keyboard Percussion Audition - Michael Kozakis
6:45-7:15 pm - Sight Reading Strategies - Ben Wahlund
7:15-7:30 pm - BREAK - Light Snacks Provided
7:30-8:00 pm - Auxiliary Percussion - Michael Kozakis
8:00-8:45 pm - Timpani - Greg Beyer
8:45-9:00 pm - Question/Answer Closing Panel Discussion

Students and directors click HERE to register!


College of DuPage
McAninch Arts Center - Room 138
425 Fawell Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
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Ben Wahlund