Day of Percussion 2016

Day of Percussion 2016 and Performance Festival

Sunday, April 24, 2016

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University of Washington, Meany Hall

4140 George Washington Lane NE
Seattle, WA 90105

Free parking at the Central Market Parking Garage located at the intersection of 15th Ave NE and 42nd Ave.


$15 General Admission
  $10 PAS members
  $5 Youth (5-18)
  $5 Single clinic or performance

Save by purchasing tickets in advance. Tickets available starting March 14! 

Free for students that are participating in our Performance Festival.

Groups - Special group rates can be arranged for groups of 5 of more. Please contact to arrange your rate today!

**Educators get in free when bringing a group of students**

Schedule of Events

9:00 - 11:00: Percussion Performance Festival

10:00 - Andrew Angell, Live Electronics in Percussion Repertoire

11:00 - Eastern Washington University Performance // Matt Grady, Orchestral Snare Drum

12:00 - Garfield High School and Blue Thunder Drumlines Performance

1:00 - Jim Morford, African Drumming (Interactive) // Memmi Ochi and Kendra McLean, Marimba

2:00 - Terry Longshore, Open Masterclass

3:00 - University of Washington Zimbabwean Marimba Club Performance // Colin McLaurin, Drum Set


5:00 - Evening concert with Terry Longshore with guests Melanie Voytovich and Natalie Klco. Featuring outstanding performances from our Performance Festival, a west-coast premier by RE-Percussion Duo.

Featured Artist

 Terry Longshore 

Terry is a percussionist based in Ashland, Oregon whose genre crossing work exhibits the artistry of the concert stage, the spontaneity of jazz, and the energy of a rock club. He performs nationally and internationally as a soloist and ensemble member, and can be heard on numerous CD and motion picture recordings. He has premiered and recorded countless works by a variety of composers, and collaborates with many artists working in diverse media. Mr. Longshore is a Yamaha Performing Artist and an artist endorser for Zildjian Cymbals, Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets, and Remo Drumheads, and is a member of the Black Swamp Percussion Education Network. He holds bachelor’s degrees in business administration from California State University at Fresno and percussion performance from California State University Sacramento, and earned the master’s and doctoral degrees in contemporary music performance from the University of California, San Diego. He is Professor of Music at the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University.

Additional Artists


    Seattle Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline

Garfield High School Drumline Jim Morford, African Drumming


Colin McLaurin, Drum set  Andrew Angell, Live Electronics

Matthew Grady, Orchestral Snare Drum

Memmi Ochi, Marimba

Kendra McLean, Health and Wellness

University of Washington Zimarimba Ensemble

Percussion Performance Festival

9 am - 11 pm


Percussion students of all ages are invited toperform at the Percussive Arts Society’s Washington Chapter Day of Percussion. Performers will receive feedback from renowned percussionist Bill Wanser, the Principal Percussionist for the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra (retired), and a panel of local professional percussionists including members of our Education Committee.

Instruments for solo performance includes snare drum, keyboard percussion, timpani, multiple percussion, drum set, and world percussion. Ensembles include percussion, keyboard percussion, and World Music ensemble.

Selected outstanding performers will be invited to perform on the Showcase concert on the same evening at 5 pm.

Click here for Soloist Registration

$10 per solo, 10 minute maximum with setup.

Click here for Ensemble Registration

$8 to register plus $2 per student. 20 minute maximum with setup.

Our Sponsors & Door Prizes


A. Putnam Mallets

The Drum Exchange

Black Swamp

Steve Weiss Music