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Percussion studies

Percussion studies

Welcome to the official webpage for the Messiah College Percussion Studio!  Here you will find information regarding Percussion Studies at Messiah College, including courses of study, entrance audition information, Percussion Ensemble, and current news and events.

Percussion Studies at Messiah College provides students with a comprehensive education in virtually all areas of percussion, including orchestral percussion, timpani, drum set, solo playing, chamber music, and world percussion.  Through lessons, ensemble experience, clinics and masterclasses, percussion students at Messiah receive significant exposure and training in the above-mentioned areas in preparation for lives as professional performers and educators.

Entrance audition requirements

Please take a minute to browse through our website to discover all the Percussion Studio at Messiah College has to offer.  If you have any questions, or if you would like to schedule a campus visit to tour our facilities, contact Dr. Erik Forst at Come and see what it means to be a Messiah College Percussionist!