Timpani and Percussion

The Curtis timpani and percussion department integrates new students into the full musical life of the school from the moment they arrive.

Curtis aims to educate and train musicians for 21st-century careers as performers on the highest professional level, through a unique “learn by doing” approach. Students can expect to perform often on the Student Recital Series and in other school-sponsored recitals from the beginning of their Curtis careers.


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Timpani and Percussion Faculty


Degree programs available within the timpani and percussion department include the following.

  • Diploma
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Master of Music

Students who already hold bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees or other certificates or diplomas are welcome to apply.

Audition Requirements

Audition requirements are unique to each department.

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