The Youth Percussion Ensemble provides the most advanced area high school and middle school percussion players with an opportunity to develop and improve ensemble skills under the supervision of several of the area’s top percussion players. The ensemble has performed at high schools and colleges throughout the Capital Region and participated in clinics and percussion festivals throughout the northeast. In September 2002, the ensemble appeared on the nationally syndicated radio program “From the Top,” which aired on more than 250 NPR stations.
Rehearsals are generally held on Tuesday evenings from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the University at Albany unless otherwise noted.
Entrance auditions are held in June.