James Madison University School of Music

Percussion Background Questionnaire

NAME

EMAIL

MAILING ADDRESS

CITY, STATE, ZIP

PHONE

HIGH SCHOOL

DATE OF HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION

BAND DIRECTOR

HAVE YOU APPLIED TO JMU?

IS JMU YOUR FIRST CHOICE?

WHERE ELSE HAVE YOU APPLIED?


1. HAVE YOU TAKEN PRIVATE PERCUSSION LESSONS?

If yes, A) List repertoire studied:

Books:

Solos:

B) Please list your teacher(s) and years studied:

2. HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN SOLO/ENSEMBLE, ETC.?

If yes, list solos and ratings, beginning with the most recent year:

SOLO INSTRUMENT RATING YEAR

Please note any other noteworthy musical experiences such as special awards, honors, drum corps experience, etc.

3. Of the following instruments of percussion, select your strongest:

4. Of the following instruments of percussion, select your weakest:

5. DO YOU PLAY DRUM SET?

If yes, check the types of groups in which you have played:

Small jazz combo
Small rock group
Big band (stage band)
Broadway show band

6. Check the types of drum set playing you feel comfortable with:

Jazz
Rock
Swing
Pop
Country
Latin
Funk
Fusion

7. CAN YOU READ DRUM SET CHARTS?

8. CHECK THE INSTRUMENTS THAT YOU OWN:

Concert snare drum
Drum set
Mallet keyboard instrument

Please list any additional instruments that you own:

9. Please list any additional instruments (piano, winds, etc.) you play:

Thank you for completing this questionnaire.