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2019 EVENTS

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2019 SCORES

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ENSEMBLES

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2019 Day of Percussion Is Ready to Roll!

MPA is excited to bring the 2019 Minnesota Percussion Association Day of Percussion to the world-class facilities at Ted Mann Concert Hall and Ferguson Hall at the University of Minnesota on Saturday, January 5, from 9 a.m. to 4:30p.m.!

And we're happy to work with the Percussive Arts Society Minnesota Chapter to this year hold a concert for local student concert percussion ensembles at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, January 5, at Ted Mann Concert Hall. Plus, members of these and other percussion ensembles from the area will join our MPA students for the Saturday morning and afternoon clinics and concerts!

Special thanks to the University of Minnesota's School of Music, Marching Band, and percussion department, under the leadership of Fernando Meza, for their support of the 2019 Day of Percussion! And a huge thanks to MacPhail Center for Music and the Percussive Arts Society Minnesota Chapter for their support, along with all the corporate sponsors who are helping to make this event possible!

Click here for directions to Ted Mann Concert Hall.

Click here for the one-page schedule of clinics.

Click here for the full information packet, including descriptions of the clinics, clinician bios, a full schedule, and more information.

The 2019 Day of Percussion will feature:

  • 22 clinics on marching, concert, and world percussion
  • Performances from:
    • Nick Werth (Galaxe)
    • Clocks in Motion Percussion
    • Sowah Mensah
    • MPA Student Leadership Team Drumline 
    • Vikings Skol Line
  • A raffle drawing for various donations received from corporate and local sponsors

Registration for the event will start at 8 a.m. Members of current MPA member ensembles get free admission. 

Lunch will be available for purchase in the afternoon. A full meal (two slices of pizza, veggies, a dessert, and a drink) will be $7. Sticks, mallets, drum pads, and other accessories will be on sale, along with MPA apparel.

Questions? E-mail MPA Day of Percussion coordinator Vlad Boz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Check out videos of three of our concert acts: Nick Werth (Galaxe), Clocks in Motion Percussion, and Sowah Mensah.