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Percussion Studio

Percussion Studio

Kurt Gartner, D.A.
Professor of Music
School of Music, Theatre and Dance
130 McCain Auditorium
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6899 fax

Fall Semester

The fall semester of the 2015-16 academic year begins on Monday, August 24. Please note these important dates and activities:
  • Percussion Ensembles will meet this week in McCain 201 (P.E. I meets Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 2:30 p.m.; P.E. II meets Tuesday/Thursday, 10:30 a.m.)
  • Auditions for concert ensembles (bands/orchestra) take place on Monday, August 24. Set up at 2:30 p.m. Sign up sheet will be available outside McCain 226. Jazz auditions will take place throughout the week. Sign up sheet will be available outside McCain 222.
  • The annual Music Program Convocation will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 25. Watch McCain bulletin boards for further details.

Mario DeCiutiis Performance and Clinic

Percussionist and innovator Mario DeCiutiis will be on the KSU campus August 30-September 1. On August 30, he will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. in Kirmser Hall, and he will provide a clinic at 2:30 p.m. on August 30 (location TBA). DeCiutiis is owner of Alternate Mode, maker of MIDI controllers and related products for percussionists. The concert and clinics will be open and free to the public.

Studio Handbook

Download the latest edition of the K-State Percussion Studio Handbook. It is your go-to source for our curriculum, required resources (books, sticks, mallets, etc.), and clinics/background information.

K-State Percussion on ustream.tv!

Many events of the K-State percussion studio are streamed live. Those events will appear on this page.

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Percussive Arts Society
KSU Student Chapter

2015-2016 Officers

President: Kirstyn Norris (junior/B.M.)

Vice President: Gregory Bagley (junior/B.M.E.)

Secretary: Brett Butler (senior/B.M.E.)

Treasurer: Kirsten Votaw (junior/B.M.E.)

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