We are so glad you decided to
visit our percussion site! Please bookmark this page and check back for
Whether you are determined to become a professional performer, educator,
or simply a home to explore your love for music, there is a place for
you at McMurry. With a well-balanced percussion teacher/student ratio,
there is a high amount of individual attention which gives students the
opportunity to excel and to gain leadership experience.
We recently completed a $2.35 million renovation of the band hall which
resulted in a state-of-the-art rehearsal facility. Housed in our new building
is a dedicated percussion studio, providing space for ensemble rehearsals,
and individual practice. Our percussion studio is outfitted with a fantastic
inventory of well-maintained instruments, a high-end sound system for
listening and play-along, a wall of mirrors for technique and rehearsal
aid, and the ability to run the band hall “pro-tools” recording
McMurry offers several ensembles, providing many playing opportunities
for percussionists. Most recently, we took a trip to Italy with the McMurry
Wind Ensemble. Scholarships are also available to help make your tuition
All recent graduates of the program have moved into percussion teaching
jobs, or been accepted into reputable graduate schools.
Look around, explore the site, and let me know if you have any questions.
We would love to have you join us here at McMurry. Again, thanks for visiting
and come back soon!