Numerous opportunities are available each semester for percussionists to study and perform with the university’s instrumental ensembles in on-campus concerts and for frequent state and regional tours. 

Performance ensembles include:

  • Wind symphony
  • Symphonic band
  • Collegiate band
  • Marching band
  • Percussion ensemble
  • University orchestra
  • Opera orchestra
  • Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra
  • Jazz ensembles
  • Jazz combos
  • Vocal jazz ensemble
  • Pep band

Recent performances include:

  • a Bands of America regional competition exhibition at Bank One Ballpark in Phoenix
  • a halftime show at an Arizona Cardinals football game

Who you’ll be working with


Dr. Steve Hemphill, Director of Percussion Studies


Percussion studies website