Percussion Festival

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE

WHEN:
February 27, 2021

WHERE:
Oak Ridge High School
Conroe, TX

WHO:
Middle School and High School Percussion Ensembles



2021 Adjudicators to be announced soon

Our 2020 percussion festival featured these adjudicators:

Mark Ford

Coordinator of Percussion, Regents Professor of Percussion, UNT College of Music

Mark Ford is a marimba artist and the Coordinator of Percussion at The University of North Texas College of Music in Denton, Texas. As a Past-President of the Percussive Arts Society and the coordinator of one of the largest percussion programs in the United States at UNT, Ford is an active performer and composer.

Brian West, DMA

Professor of Music, Division Chair and Coordinator of Percussion, TCU

Dr. Brian A. West is a Professor of Music and the Coordinator of Percussion at Texas Christian University. Under his direction, the percussion program at TCU has received international recognition. The TCU Percussion Orchestra won the 2015, 2011, 2008 and 2005 Percussive Arts Society International Percussion Ensemble Competitions, and the TCU Drumline won the 2012 and 2006 PAS Marching Percussion Festivals.

BRIAN ZATOR, DMA

Professor of Percussion, Texas A&M University-Commerce Immediate Past-President, PAS

Dr. Brian Zator is the Director of Percussion at Texas A&M University-Commerce, having joined the faculty in 2001, and holds degrees from Baylor University, the University of Michigan and the University of North Texas. He is also a student of world-renowned marimba artist, Keiko Abe, having performed and studied with her in Japan.


Festival Sponsors

We want to give a very special thanks to our 2020 festival sponsors.


Festival Features

• Open to high school and middle school percussion ensembles
• 30-minute performance including setup and tear down
• Post-performance clinic with an adjudicator
• State-of-the-art audio and video recording for Midwest Clinic or PASIC entries

Video and Audio Recording by Westside Recording


Awards

Each ensemble will receive a ratings trophy
Outstanding and Runner-up in Class for All UIL Classifications
One Overall Outstanding award to a Middle School Ensemble
One Overall Outstanding award to a High School Ensemble


FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ATTENDING THE 2021 FESTIVAL, CLICK BELOW.